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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

When you get pregnant, rising hormone levels prevent you from shedding the uterine lining at the time you'd expect to have your period. You can also miss your period if you're not pregnant. Other possible causes of amenorrhea include: weight gain or loss, hormonal problems, tension, stress, breastfeeding, and discontinuing birth control pills ...Read more


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Late period, negative test, do I see doctor?

Late period, negative test, do I see doctor?

Not necessarily for : 1st time. 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. Repeat hpt. ...Read more

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Have never had egg white CM in my life, not even around Ovulation.. Why do I now? Also some preg symptoms, and late period, negative test. Help??

Have never had egg white CM in my life, not even around Ovulation.. Why do I now? Also some preg symptoms, and late period, negative test. Help??

Possible yeast : Does "egg white cm" refer to a vaginal discharge? If so, having a white discharge at time of your menstrual period, you may be having a yeast (monilia, candida) vaginal infection. Do get evaluated, since treatment may be simple. Treatment may be more difficult if you have diabetes or have recently been taking antibiotics. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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2 days late period. Negative test and husband and i use withdrawal method. Could i be pregnant and just not have enough hcg in my urine yet?

2 days late period. Negative test and husband and i use withdrawal method. Could i be pregnant and just not have enough hcg in my urine yet?

Visit your PCP: Have you considered visiting a primary care physician? The withdrawal method is NOT 100% effective in preventing conception. HCG isn't detectable until 6-12 days after ovulation. Some women test negative initially but later test positive. Consider visiting a primary care doctor for a blood HCG which is more sensitive or try another home urine test in a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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3 day late period, negative test, severe cramps, bloating. Went off thyroid pills (levothyroxin) a few weeks ago, could this be why it's late?

3 day late period, negative test, severe cramps, bloating. Went off thyroid pills (levothyroxin) a few weeks ago, could this be why it's late?

Did you go off of: Levothyroxin because your condition had normalized? 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

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2 week late period, negative test, no symptoms, perfect birth control use for 1.5 years and used condoms, could exercise and stress change cycle?

2 week late period, negative test, no symptoms, perfect birth control use for 1.5 years and used condoms, could exercise and stress change cycle?

Potentially: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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5 days late period, negative test, stressing out, skipping meals, left abdominal pain, vaginal dryness? Freaking out!

Late period: 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 med problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. Should abd pain become severe - get it checked. ...Read more