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Late menstrual period? Should I be scared?

Late menstrual period? Should I be scared?

Maybe: Lotz of reasons for late menses. Pregnancy, stress, low thyroid, pituitary tumor. Are you on birth control pills or hormones or other meds? How old are you? Are menses usually regular and is this a one time event or a regular thing? Need these questions answered to determine if a late menses is serious or not. ...Read more

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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Late menstrual period after bad carwreck?

Late menstrual period after bad carwreck?

Possibly stress: As you know, it is important to rule out pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. If it is negative and this is the first time, i recommend you just monitor it. It is possible that the change is due to stress. ...Read more

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Is stress the cause of my late menstrual period?

Is stress the cause of my late menstrual period?

Can be: Ruling out pregnancy first, then late menses can be due to stressful events like a near death experience, a close relatives passing, money worries, domestic abuse, etc. The pituitary is directly connected to a part of the brain called the hypothalamus and as a result brain signals can interfere with pituitary function delaying menses. ...Read more

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Month 1/2 late menstrual period and i'm just getting the run around help! I want answers.?

Missed period: Check home pregnancy test. If negative, you may have failed to ovulate, and your hormone levels did not properly prepare and stimulate your uterus to cause bleeding. Your period occurs when you have a decrease in Progesterone and causes the uterine lining to shed because you are not pregnant, and the uterus prepares for the next cycle. If the uterus doesn't build up a lining, it will not bleed. ...Read more

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I have a missed or late menstrual period? Who do I tell?

I have a missed or late menstrual period? Who do I tell?

Pregnancy test: Do a pregnancy test and if positive go and see your gyn doctor. Also if you see or feel something suspicious( abnormal discahrge, pain) go se your doctor as well. ...Read more

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Does a late menstrual period mean I am pregnant or not?

Does a late menstrual period mean I am pregnant or not?

Either one: You may or may not be pregnant hormone imbalance lack of ovulation can delay menses check a pregnancy test it is generally advisable to have some sort of menses every couple months unless on medication that stops them. ...Read more

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Is my recent weight loss the cause of my late menstrual period?

Is my recent weight loss the cause of my late menstrual period?

It may be.: 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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Can a late menstrual period mean I am pregnant?

Hpt: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does a late menstrual period mean I am pregnant ?

Does a late menstrual period mean I am pregnant ?

No HPT: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have late menstrual period. Is this possible that i can be pregnant? And how can i concieve twins? I am 21yrs old. Thanks

I have late menstrual period. Is this possible that i can be pregnant?  And how can i concieve twins? I am 21yrs old. Thanks

Yes: Any time a young woman has been sexually active and has a late period, pregnancy must be a consideration. Maybe take an EPT. Or see your doc. Good luck with the twins thing. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


Menstruation (Definition)

Menstruation is also known as Menses. Menstruation is the regular cyclical shedding of uterine (womb) lining associated with bleeding. Begins at puberty (menarche) and continus during a woman's fertile years until menopause. Cycles usually average 28 days, but can vary from ...Read more