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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What causes late periods?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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What causes late periods?

Pregnancy and . . .: Pregnancy is the biggest concern/condition in a female of childbearing age who has missed her period. If she's not pregnant, then anovulatory cycles are a common cause of irregular periods in young women. Thyroid disease can also make your menses irregular. Female athlete triad includes amenorrhea in addition to eating disorder & osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Does anaemia causes late periods?

Does anaemia causes late periods?

If significant, that: Is possible. 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. ...Read more

Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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What causes irregular menstruation?

Brittany Chan Dr. Chan
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What causes irregular menstruation?

Many causes.: Not ovulating during every cycle can cause irregular periods. This is is common in teens as their systems mature, but may also occur in adults. Excessive exercise, stress & eating disorders can also throw periods off, as well as polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovarian or adrenal tumors, thyroid dysfunction, or too much prolactin. Spotting between periods is commonly caused by infection. ...Read more

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Does missed period or irregular period causes nausea?

Does missed period or irregular period causes nausea?

Depends: Irregular periods do not cause nausea unless you are pregnant and/or there are other underlying conditions that cause the irregular periods as well as the nausea such as emotional or physical stress, adrenal disease, excessive production of a hormone call prolactin etc.. If you have irregular periods +/- nausea you should see your OB gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Does sleeping late cause delayed menses?

Does sleeping late cause delayed menses?

Sleeping late in: The morning should not delay your period. ...Read more

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Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Sometimes: It is especially prevalent among 40+ year old women who are no longer ovulating regularly, and the period is delayed and finally comes at 40 to 50 days due to estrogen withdrawal bleeding. ...Read more

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What usually causes delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy?

What usually causes delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy?

Causes: 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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What causes headache during menstruation?

What causes headache during menstruation?

Low estrogen levels: Headaches during menses are related to dropped level of the female hormone estrogen during a woman's menstrual cycle. Premenstrual migraines regularly occur during or after the time when the female hormones, estrogen and progesterone, decrease to their lowest levels. ...Read more

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What causes vomitting during ovulation period?

What causes vomitting during ovulation period?

Ovulation -vomiting: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. . The follicle ruptures and causes pain or discomfort. In some women, this severe pain and prostaglandins that are released causes nausea. This may be worse in women with endometriosis. Using ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent will relieve the pain and may ease the vomiting. ...Read more

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What causes mucus during menstruation?

What causes mucus during menstruation?

Mucus: Mucus during menstruation may be due to excessive cervical mucus from the glands or after some stimulation. Some women will have benign cysts or glands on the cervix that causes the mucus. ...Read more

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Can late ovulation cause late period ?

Can late ovulation cause late period ?

Yes: The time from ovulation to the next period is usually 12-14 days. This is the most reliable part of the cycle. The time before ovulation can be shorter or longer causing the variability in length of cycle. ...Read more

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What causes irregular menstrual periods in young girls?

What causes irregular menstrual periods in young girls?

Depends on age: It may take up to 18 months after the first period for menstruation to become regular. In order for a girl or woman to have a period, a complex series of hormone signals has to take place. It can take the body time to get all of those signals "in sync, " so it may be many months before the period becomes regular. ...Read more

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Do stress actually causes late periods?

Do stress actually causes late periods?

Agree w Dr. Pappas: 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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Can smoking cause missed menstrual periods?

Can smoking cause missed menstrual periods?

Yes: And early menopause! there are toxins in cigarette smoke that effect every part of your body. ...Read more

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What causes period-like bleeding during ovulation?

What causes period-like bleeding during ovulation?

Difficult to say: Lots of bleeding during ovulation is not normal. Be evaluated by your physician for either a hormonal abnormality or a uterine or cervical abnormality. ...Read more

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What causes Missed period?

What causes Missed period?

Possible reasons: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes spotting before a late period?

What causes spotting before a late period?

Sometimes hormones: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a period changes include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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What causes light periods?

What causes light periods?

Luck : Some women are lucky enough to have light periods. Others suffer from heavy painful periods. Each person will be different. If you are someone with light periods that is great. ...Read more

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