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Had a mc on july 17 at 5 weeks spotted for 3 days. Aug 19 and still non period and neg test. Is it normal to skip month? Or did I test to early?

Had a mc on july 17 at 5 weeks spotted for  3 days. Aug 19 and still non period and neg test. Is it normal to skip month? Or did I test to early?

Wait a month: I would see if your period comes next month and check another test in 2-3 weeks. If there is no period still and test is negative, i would get checked by the gyn. ...Read more

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Is it normal to skip a period if you're under stress, when your period has been regular for 8 years? What could be some other causes?

Is it normal to skip a period if you're under stress, when your period has been regular for 8 years? What could be some other causes?

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 do 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 skip a period while on birth control?

Is it normal to skip a period while on birth control?

Yes , can happen: Especially on the low dose pills, because you may not build up enough tissue to get a period which is fine if you are on the pill, but you should check a preg test to prove you are not preg and then you will know u are not pg and I have many of my patients take the pill without any placebo pills so they will not get a period which is fine to fdo. ...Read more

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Is it normal to skip a whole period while on birth control?

Is it normal to skip a whole period while on birth control?

Not if you are takin: Not normally if you are taking all 28 pills, the periods will come as last weeks pills are placebo and that causes the periods to come.If in doubt check with your doctor or gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to skip a period when on Kariva birth control?

Is it normal to skip a period when on Kariva birth control?

Rarely.: Are you taking Kariva regularly every day? If you are, and missed your period, continue taking the pill daily but let your doctor know. Kariva has estrogen at the end of the cycle so periods are lighter or spot. Taken perfectly, ocp like Kariva have 1% failure rate. If you have missed 2 periods, or have been irregularly taking the pills, you could be pregnant and need to see your primary or ob. ...Read more

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18 yo virgin, no period in 3 months, white discharge, does that mean it's coming soon? Is it normal to skip periods for so long with no reason at all?

18 yo virgin, no period in 3 months, white discharge, does that mean it's coming soon? Is it normal to skip periods for so long with no reason at all?

Skipped periods: If you are dieting , exercising or involved in competitive sports, or been sick your periods may be delayed. Your discharge may be an indicator of your period to come. ...Read more

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Is it normal to skip a period if you take emergency contraception after ovulation?

Is it normal to skip a period if you take emergency contraception after ovulation?

Not common...: I wouldn't say is common but it is possible to miss a period after taking emergency contraception. Its best not to assume this is the reason for the missed period. You should also get a pregnancy test as this is a possibility as well. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it normal to skip a period in a month due to stress or some infection? Coz i doubt im pregnant coz i only had fingering and im really stressed.

Is it normal to skip a period in a month due to stress or some infection? Coz i doubt im pregnant coz i only had fingering and im really stressed.

There are a # of: Reasons a period can be skipped. 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.#1 reason is pregnancy. Digital penetration is >>. ...Read more