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Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Yes: Missing periods occasionally, with or without a paragard, is perfectly normal. To have a monthly period, you have to ovulate (release an egg). For a variety of reasons, that may not happen every month. The paragard, without hormones, makes no difference here. However, if you're using Mirena (levonorgestrel) with it's Progesterone supplementation, you may find you stop having periods altogether. ...Read more

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Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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I have a paragard iud for almost 2 years.my last period was january 25,2016.i had pink spotting a week before my missed period and a week after?preg?

I have a paragard iud for almost 2 years.my last period was january 25,2016.i had pink spotting a week before my missed period and a week after?preg?

Possibly: Although the IUD is very effective in preventing pregnancy, a small chance exist. Take a pregnancy test to confirm. Pregnancy with an IUD can result in ectopic pregnancy, which can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Is it common to miss a period at 17? I had a pregnancy test by my doctor and it came back negative but I'm getting back and stomach cramps, no period.

Is it common to miss a period at 17? I had a pregnancy test by my doctor and it came back negative but I'm getting back and stomach cramps, no period.

Sometimes common: There is a broad number of reasons that your symptoms can occur. If you are sexually active then that number increases. Everything from endetriosis to missed period secondary to Olympic level exercise can result in missed period(s). Also depends on how long back and stomach issues have been occurring. See you primary care provider as soon as you are able while symptoms are still occurring. ...Read more

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How common is it to miss a period, but not be pregnant?

How common is it to miss a period, but not be pregnant?

Very : Your period could be delayed for many reasons including stress or hormonal irregularities.. See you gyn for further advice. ...Read more

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Lamotrigine and missed period? Five days late. How common is the medicine w its effect of hormonal changes?

Lamotrigine and missed period? Five days late. How common is the medicine w its effect of hormonal changes?

Most importantly: About Lamotrigine is it's effect on folate metabolism. If you are mthfr 677 or 1298 positive, and you doc has given you "regular" folic acid, you likely can't use it. 84% of us population has this defect. You need l-methylfolate, b6, ; B12 to keep the biochemical circle going right and supplying you with serotonin, dopamine, nor-epi ; melatonin. Mthfr also effects fertility, so important to treat. ...Read more

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Would it be healthy to miss a period while on the pill?

Would it be healthy to miss a period while on the pill?

It could happen: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more