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Doctor insights on: Late Menstruation Causes

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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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Can vitamin C with rosehip cause your menstruation to be late?

Can vitamin C with rosehip cause your menstruation to be late?

It shouldn't: Vitamin c with rosehip is not hormonal so it shouldn't impact the menstrual cycle. Likely something else is causing the period to be late, such as stress, too much soy, weight gain or loss, or hormonal issues such as thyroid or prolactin. ...Read more

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Can exercise cause you to be late on your menstrual period?

Can exercise cause you to be late on your menstrual period?

Yes, over- exercise: 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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Ovulated 21-22/2 used 3 positive ovulation pre-tests, 23/2 heavy bleeding few hours only should have started menses on 6/3 now 5 days late? Causes?

Ovulated 21-22/2 used 3 positive ovulation pre-tests, 23/2 heavy bleeding few hours only should have started menses on 6/3 now 5 days late? Causes?

Pregnancy?: Have you checked a pregnancy test? This is the first thing that should cross your mind. If the test is negative, then in light of the abnormal bleeding, i would talk about further workup with your ob/gyn. ...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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Is "abscess" the cause of my late menstrual period?

Is "abscess" the cause of my late menstrual period?

Doubtful: However, it depends on where the abscess (which is a large collection of pus, indicating an infection) is located. ...Read more

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Negative. Now, my question is: is abscess the cause of my late menstrual period?

Negative. Now, my question is: is abscess the cause of my late menstrual period?

Possibly: If it is a pelvic abscess and you are being treated with antibiotics then yes, your period might be delayed. ...Read more

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By how much Can rapid weight loss accompanied by mental/emotional stress cause my menstration to be late/missed?

By how much Can rapid weight loss accompanied by mental/emotional stress cause my menstration to be late/missed?

It is a: relatively common occurrence for menses to be delayed or otherwise altered by either stress or sudden weight loss -- or both. Check w/your doctor or do a pregnancy test if you're concerned about possible conception. ...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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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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Can getting a UTI or having extreme emotional stress cause your menstrual period to be late?

Emotions stress: Emotional stress more common to affect your hormones that affect your cycle not common with UTI ...Read more

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Can taking metronidazole cause a late or missed menstrual period?

Can taking metronidazole cause a late or missed menstrual period?

That should not affe: Affect the period, if you are sex active then you should check a urine preg test, if - then please see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more

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Can a mild case of the whooping cough cause a late menstrual period?

Can a mild case of the whooping cough cause a late menstrual period?

Ppssibly. Illness : Can be a reason. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body wt, obesity, marked wt ^ or v, over-exercise, prgancy, 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). ...Read more

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I'm 19 and my menstruation has stopped for almost a year. I don't feel any pain or discomfort. What can possibly caused this and what can I do?

I'm 19 and my menstruation has stopped for almost a year. I don't feel any pain or discomfort. What can possibly caused this and what can I do?

see a doctor: Secondary amenorrhea is usually due to pregnancy but obviously in your case there is something else going on. You need to see your ob/gyn and get this worked up. ...Read more

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Whats causes smelly menstruation

Whats causes smelly menstruation

Smelly: Menstrual flow has an odor that is caused by the oxidation of blood. Depending on the transit time from your cervix to the outside the degree of oxidation will differ. ...Read more

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