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Is it normal for a period to be late?

Is it normal for a period to be late?

Irregularity: Nope. Not in general. There is usually a reason. These reasons are common and it may be nice for you to learn what to watch for so that you are empowered and less mystified by your body. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be late for my period?

Is it normal to be late for my period?

No not normal: It may not be anything serious, obviously #1 to r/ o preg assuming u are sexually active if neg there can be other reasons so see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a late period and then spotting?

Is it normal to have a late period and then spotting?

Late and light OK: Stress of any kind: school, family, job, travel- can upset ovulation and give skipped or light flow. If you are on bcp these things can also make you skip. If no pain and neg preg test it will usually self-correct. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to miss a period and not be pregnant?

Is it possible for a woman to miss a period and not be pregnant?

Yes: Pregnancy may be one of the more common reasons of a missed period, but certainly not the only reason. Hormonal imbalance either stemming from the ovary or from the brain (hypothalamus and pituitary) are other potential causes. Uterine problems can also affect bleeding. Skipped cycles on occasion can happen, but require evaluation if persistent. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the first period after a miscarriage to be heavy?

Is it normal for the first period after a miscarriage to be heavy?

Irregular Periods: Menses after an alteration in the normal cycle of hormones can always cause irregular periods from barely existant to very heavy non-cyclic bleeding. Stopping birth control or interruption in pregnancy can cause irregular vagnal bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a period for one day?

Is it normal to have a period for one day?

Maybe: If your period came at the right time, it's probably ok. Period flow can vary month to month and reflects how much lining grew during the previous month. If you are concerned about pregnancy, you can check a test. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my period to be one week early?

Is it normal for my period to be one week early?

Can be: periods can occur every 28-35 days for women. While most women associate period at the same time every month, there can be variations and sometimes you may have them a few days earlier or later. If you start bleeding twice a month, then see your doctor for further evaluation. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Is it normal to have your period a week early?

Is it normal to have your period a week early?

Early period: Early and late periods are common for most people from time to time. Cycles usually self correct over the next month or two. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your period to be late with a ovary cyst?

Is it normal for your period to be late with a ovary cyst?

Ovarian Cyst: Symtpoms may include: menstrual irregularities, pelvic pain (sometimes shortly before your period begins or just before it ends, during intercourse, pain during bowel movements or pressure on your bowels, nausea, vomiting or breast tenderness similar to that experienced during pregnancy, fullness or heaviness in in your abdomen, pressure on your rectum or bladder that causes a need to urinate more. ...Read more

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Is normal not to have a period for mounths?

Is normal not to have a period  for mounths?

Maybe: Some people have irregular cycles and if you have a period once in 3 month that may be your normal. However there are multiple diseases that can cause irregular periods including prolactinomas, thyroid disorders and polycystic ovaries. You could also be pregnant.Please see you gyn. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a late period with an iud?

Is it normal to have a late period with an iud?

Yes: Keep in mind, you are 48. At 48, it is very common to have irregular periods anyway. How long has the iud been in? Mirena (levonorgestrel) or paragard? ...Read more

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If you period is a week late for no reason ...yet it comes on is it possible to be pregnant?

If you  period is a week late for no reason ...yet it comes on is it possible to be pregnant?

Home pregnancy test: Hi, it is always possible to get pregnant following sexual intercourse even when using one or more forms of contraception. You may consider going to the local drugstore to get a home pregnancy test to help you learn whether or not you are pregnant, and then you may start looking for other resources that you need. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a year late period?

Is it possible to have a year late period?

Not usually: Menopause is when someone (average age of 52) has gone one year without periods. In the time leading up to menopause, women experience irregular periods and may skip months between cycles. Medical problems can also cause a women to miss months of her period. Check with your doctor to determine why you aren't having periods. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have quite a heavy period for two weeks?

Is it normal to have quite a heavy period for two weeks?

Lots of options: You will need to see your obgyn for an exam and testing. Depending on your age and fertility plans there are lots of treatment options. Birth control pills can regulate your cycle. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iuds can minimize your periods. Lysteda is a great new hormone free drug used to stop heavy periods. If you are done with pregnancies ask if you are a candidate for an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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Is it normal. For my period to be two days early?

Is it normal. For my period to be two days early?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then repeat a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed light just for one day on your period but still be getting cramps. Is it still considered a period or is this something else?

Is it normal to bleed light just for one day on your period but still be getting cramps. Is it still considered a period or is this something else?

What your normal?: When patients have abnormal periods i always want to know what their normal pattern is. If most periods are normal then one abnormal one (late, early, short, long) is not usually a cause for concern. The cycles tend to regulate and get back to normal quickly. ...Read more

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Is it normal for menses to last just a day?

Is it normal for menses to last just a day?

Can be: At age 47 periods can become significantly shorter and less frequent... ...Read more