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Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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What are the causes of 2 missed periods if I'm a virgin?

What are the causes of 2 missed periods if I'm a virgin?

Not ovulating: If you don't make an egg then your body might skip a cycle. If it becomes a repetitive issue then go to your gyn and have your hormones checked. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Missed period?

What are the tests for Missed period?

Missed period: If sexually active would recommend taking a pregnancy test is period is missed. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my missed period?

What is the cause of my missed period?

Possible 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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Missed period. What are possible reasons?

Missed period. What are possible reasons?

Missed period: Pregnany, thyroid dysfunction, elevated prolactin, premature ovarian failure, pituitary disease, abnormal weight gain and/or loss, among other reasons. ...Read more

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What might be some causes of a missed period?

What might be some causes of a missed period?

Missed period.: 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 are all possible reasons for a missed period?

Please make an appt: To see your gyn, so your gyn can explain that to you, #1 reason if u are sexually active is pregnancy - normal or abnormal, also could be due to hormone imbalance and other problems, your gyn can do an evaluation and then rec something to start your perios. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a missed period of 11 days?

Possibilities: 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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Could you tell me what are reasons for a missed period?

Missed period.: 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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Pelvi pain with missed period?

Pelvi pain with missed period?

Ovarian cyst: If this is an acute episode of pelvic pain, and missed period it can be due to an ovarian cyst and or pregnancy. Due a home pregnancy test or see your gynecologist for evaluation.
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Can smoking cause a missed period?

Can smoking cause a missed period?

Anovulatory cycles: During which an egg is not released, and there is no menstrual bleeding (period) are common in very young women and in women who are approaching the age of menopause, and in PCOS. Smoking does decrease fertility and increases the risk of anovulatory cycles; however, many women who smoke cigarettes continue to have regular periods. Smoking causes many other health problems. ...Read more

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Can low blood cause missed period?

Can low blood cause missed period?

Anemia: Can low blood cause missed period? I believe what you are refering is if having low hemoglobin level can cause a missed period. The body can sense that there is a low level of hemoglobin and hematocrit (blood components) and might cause a delay in your period to replenish itself. However don't rely on this and if missed period consider pregnancy or other medical condition. See your obgyn. ...Read more

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Which cancers cause missed periods?

Which cancers cause missed periods?

No relationship: Usually there is no relation of periods and cancer. But stress related to any serious illness can make periods irregular. Chemotherapy used to treat any cancer can also slow or evn stop periods for many months. ...Read more

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Missed period and ovary twinges of pain?

Missed period and ovary twinges of pain?

Missed period: Take pregnancy test, if negative see gynecologist, most likly you may have ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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What are side effects of a missed period?

Missed period: Missing a period does not have a side effect. What is causing the missed period can have an actual effect on you. Pregnancy, thryoid disease, hormonal imbalances, being overweight, life stressors etc. See your physician to rule out these medical conditions. ...Read more

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What can cause delayed or missed periods?

What can cause delayed or missed periods?

Long list: Late or missed periods are because of late or missed ovulations. Some medicines, weight gain, weight loss, ovarian failure, hormone-producing ovarian cysts, . ..The list goes on. ...Read more

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Would endometriosis cause a missed period?

Would endometriosis cause a missed period?

Depends: Irregular and missed periods happen due to irregular or missed ovulations, also from pregnancy and menopause. Endometriosis does not affect your cycle regularity. ...Read more

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What can be some reason of a missed period?

What can be some reason of a missed period?

Menstrual cycles: It is common for young women to skip a period or have irregular cycles. It is also more likely to happen if you are very athletic, gain or lose weight, using birth control pills, or have an eating disorder. Still, if you are sexually active, you could be pregnant. I would track your cycles to see if it happens often and see your doctor if you notice that it becomes more irregular. ...Read more

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Can implantation occur after missed period?

Can implantation occur after missed period?

Unlikely: Implantation usually occurs about 7 to 10 days after conception - the period almost always occurs 14 days after ovulation if conception does not occur. Implantation would happen before the period would be due. ...Read more

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Could mono be the cause of a missed period?

Could mono be the cause of a missed period?

Mononucleosis: If you have proven "mononucleosis" (Epstein-Barr disease) it can cause delays in ovulation which will postpone the onset of your period. If you have breast tenderness, nausea, get a serum HCG test to see if you might also be pregnant. ...Read more

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Will having a BMI of 18 cause missed periods?

It can: Bmi (body mass index) is an excellent parameter to deteremine obesity or in this case too low. The low body fat percentage at bmi 18 can cause a decrease in estrogen production and consequently "no periods" (amenorrhea). ...Read more

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Can low iron in the body cause missed period?

Can low iron in the body cause missed period?

No: Missing a period, means less blood loss which usually will cause less iron depletion. However in cases of severe malnutrition, such as seen with anorexia, a woman can stop menstruation and have low iron but it is not the cause. If your periods are less frequent and flow is not heavy, your doctor should check for other causes of low iron. ...Read more

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Been having blood 6 days after missed period?

This might be a late: Period. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is day after missed period too early to test?

Is day after missed period too early to test?

No: Home pregnancy tests can show positive as early as 3-4 days after implantation. Implantation generally occurs 6-12 days after ovulation. So if the egg was fertilized right at ovulation and you used the most sensitive home test it could be positive at 9 days. On average it is 13-14 days after fertilization/ovulation when it is positive. Best results are 5-6 days after kissed period. ...Read more

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Why and how does stress cause a missed period?

Why and how does stress cause a missed period?

Unknown: The reason is unknown, but the hormone cycle that happens is sensitive, and can easily be thrown off. Stress hormones influence the release of the hormones from the brain that control the cycle, but why and how it happens is not known. ...Read more

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White dischrage after missed period of 10 days?

White dischrage after missed period of 10 days?

White discharge: Need more information. Could be normal if discharge seems ok ...Read more

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I have missed period & my last period was on 13?

I have missed period & my last period was on 13?

Get test: If concerned re pregnancy suggest taking a test for same. ...Read more

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What does lots of discharge & missed period mean?

What does lots of discharge & missed period mean?

Many possibilities: These symptoms can mean several different things including a pregnancy. Please see you gynecologist soon. ...Read more

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1 day missed period and vaginal area is dry, why?

1 day missed period and vaginal area is dry, why?

Perimenopause: Perimenopause can start after age 40, although its more common after age 45. Women during perimenopause can have missed periods and have hormonal imbalances causing vaginal dryness and other symptoms. See your obgyn to find out the cause of your symptoms. Always remember that at your age you can still get pregnant and that causes missed periods. ...Read more

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Missed period and a toothache, are they connected?

Missed period and a toothache, are they connected?

No correlation: You should consult a dentist and get an evaluation of the teeth and gums. Take care. ...Read more

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11 days missed period negative test am I pregnet?

11 days missed period negative test am I pregnet?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Will having a high BMI of 30 cause missed periods?

Will having a high BMI of 30 cause missed periods?

Likely: Many overweight women have irregular periods. About 87% of the time it is associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome. You doctor can easily make this diagnosis through your history and physical exam, including an ultrasound of the ovaries and possibly some blood work. The first line treatment is usually cycle control with hormonal manipulation (birth control pills). ...Read more

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Can implantation/occur 9 days after missed period?

Can implantation/occur 9 days after missed period?

99.9% no: Implantation can occur no earlier than 6-7 days after ovulation/conception - or about 7 days before the next period. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Is missed period and then dark color blood normal?

It could be a late: Period or you may have missed your period. Dark blood means it is old. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or med problem.>. ...Read more

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What can cause pink spotting after a missed period?

What can cause pink spotting after a missed period?

Late period: If you do not have a period when it is due, you either didn't ovulate and are not going to have a period, you conceived and are pregnant and will not have a period, or you ovulated later than usual and you period will be late. If you are unsure, have a negative pregnancy test, and continue to bleed, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to spot after 10 days missed period?

Yes: If you are having missed or irregular periods it is possible that you are not ovulating. In that case, there might not be any predictability to when bleeding will occur. ...Read more

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How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

You don't: The chemicals that trigger any pregnancy symptoms and a positive pregnancy test are generated by the conception mass after it attaches to the womb. This takes time. The chemicals are usually present in enough quantity to turn a urine pregnancy test positive about two weeks after conception. An early morning urine is often more concentrated and more sensitive. ...Read more

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