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Can the contraceptive injection that I had 4 months ago also be causing the missed period on the pill?

Can the contraceptive injection that I had 4 months ago also be causing the missed period on the pill?

Amenorrhea: First, always assume you could be pregnant and check a pregnancy test. Both the depo shot and the birth control pill can result in light or no menstrual flow. that is a normal side effect of both products. ...Read more

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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7th day of missed period, took preg test two/three weeks ago but negative. Could I have tested way too early? Had 2nd Depo-Provera injection 3 days ago.

7th day of missed period, took preg test two/three weeks ago but negative. Could I have tested way too early? Had 2nd Depo-Provera injection 3 days ago.

Home pregnancy tests: Home pregnancy tests, even office versions, are only accurate once you've missed your period. So if you're only 7d late now, and you tested 2-3wks ago, then you had a false negative. In order for home pregnancy test to be accurate, you have to wait until you've missed your period (like now). On the other hand, if you had 2nd DepoProvera shot on schedule, it's unlikely that you're pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period for 2 months or one month?

Is it normal to miss a period for 2 months or one month?

Some do: Cycle irregularity is one of the early reasons they developed the BCPill, it was and is a way to increase predictability of menses.It eventually became more popular as birth control.While missing a period is often linked to pregnancy, reported variations up to 3 months are seen.Any longer delay deserves an evaluation by your OBGYN. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period for a month then get it the next ?

Is it normal to miss a period for a month then get it the next ?

Yes: This happens all the time. Sometimes it's due to changes in hormones, estrogen and Progesterone and in their ratio to one another. Other times it can be due to weight gain/loss. Thyroid difficulties. If you don't have a period for > 3 months, it's time to see a gynecologist. Also, birth control pills can help to regulate cycle if that's something you're interested in. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period after surgery?

Is it normal to miss a period after surgery?

It can be.: Surgery is a stressful event for the body and for many women, stress can have a major effect on their menstrual cycle. The location and type of surgery can also influence menstruation. If you have not had unprotected sex, then the stress of surgery is the likely culprit for a missed period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period after taking plan b?

Is it normal to miss a period after taking plan b?

Often: It is not uncommon for this to disrupt the homeostasis of the reproductive system, so can impact next one-to-few menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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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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Is it normal to miss a period when u first start taking maca root?

Is it normal to miss a period when u first start taking maca root?

Do pregnancy test: Maca root is a source of energy ,contains vitamins,amino acids.Get pregnancy test done to know if you are pregnant or not ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period? I'm not sexually active.

Is it normal to miss a period? I'm not sexually active.

Can be: This can be normal. Periods are not always regular and stress, weight changes, other hormonal changes can influence the periods. If you miss more than three, see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period because of being home sick? In my cycle i mean, right before my period, right after, or sometime in the middle?

Is it normal to miss a period because of being home sick? In my cycle i mean, right before my period, right after, or sometime in the middle?

Emotional stress: 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

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since I started college my periods became irregular and since Ive been home it is 2 weeks late. Is it normal to miss a period after very heavy cycles?

 since I started college my periods became irregular and since Ive been home it is 2 weeks late. Is it normal to miss a period after very heavy cycles?

Stress can.: Stress can easily throw off your cycles. However, they usually do get back on track in a few months once you are settled into your new lifestyle. If you continue to have irregular cycles after a few months, I would seek medical attention to have your hormones tested. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period during the first few months of taking lo loestrin fe?

No it is not: When you are on birth control pills you get your period regularly every 28 days, as there are 21 hormonal pills and 7 sugar pills.And you will get periods every 28 days when you start the new pack it also comes as a pack of 21 pills and same effect, period every 28 days. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period whilst on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Is it normal to miss a period whilst on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Maybe: It is not uncommon with pills like Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) to have a very light or absent period. Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) only has 4 days of placebo so this is common. If unsure you can always do a pregnancy test. ...Read more