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I have a loss of appetite, missed period, negative pregnancy test (2), brown discharge & nausea...is this normal?

I have a loss of appetite, missed period, negative pregnancy test (2), brown discharge & nausea...is this normal?

How old are you?: We need to know your age, too. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Put your country or state, too. Age and location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you, too! ...Read more

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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Loss of appetite, missed period, brown discharge, uncontrolible trimbling, I am anemic is this the cause, negative pregnancy test?

Loss of appetite, missed period, brown discharge, uncontrolible trimbling, I am anemic is this the cause, negative pregnancy test?

Symptom vs. Cause: Anemia is likely a symptom of a problem rather than the cause of the problems. Do you have anemia? If so, what is the cause of the anemia? That is a starting point. Also, sounds like a gynecologic evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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Hi! I have had a missed period with no other symptoms other than a rapid weight loss and no appetite. I haven't had sex at all and I am wondering if there is a serious issue?

Hi! I have had a missed period with no other symptoms other than a rapid weight loss and no appetite. I haven't had sex at all and I am wondering if there is a serious issue?

See answer: Rapid weight loss can cause you to miss a period due to hormonal changes. If the weight loss is unusual and not the result of dieting and exercise you should see your physician to see what the cause is. ...Read more

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Missed period and excessive hair loss, are they connected?

Missed period and excessive hair loss, are they connected?

Could be: It is possible during perimenopausal syndrome your estrogen levels may drop and the testosterone level may not be opposed so hair loss is more common, usually the perimenopausal syndrome before menopause causes missed periods or irratic periods before it stops completely ...Read more

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Could a missed period be due to signifigant weight loss? I have fatty liver and have lost 50 lbs since march

Could a missed period be due to signifigant weight loss? I have fatty liver and have lost 50 lbs since march

Possible: If you are very underweight or very overweight you could become irregular. If you are very overweight, losing weight may cause you to begin to cycle more regularly. ...Read more

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Took urine preg test 59 days and 44 days after unprotected sex both at obgyn. Accurate? 2 missed period BC of map or 7lb weight loss (5'6'' @ 123lbs)?

Took urine preg test 59 days and 44 days after unprotected sex both at obgyn. Accurate? 2 missed period BC of map or 7lb weight loss (5'6'' @ 123lbs)?

Missed period: Is not uncommon related to stress as well as weight loss or other hormonal imbalance such as underactive or over active thyroid. 123 pounds is slim for a woman 5"6." If both tests are negative, please relax about pregnancy and eat a healthy diet. Further weight loss may have more significant effects. ...Read more

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Is a missed period normal?

Is a missed period normal?

It may be, BUT could be pregnancy: Pregnancy is certainly the most common reason for a missed period when sexually active. An anovulatory cycle (your ovary just does not release an egg that month), thyroid conditions, rapid weight fluctuations, extreme exercise, stress, etc. Are all other causes that may be possible. If you are having sex unprotected, check pregnancy tests, otherwise if you miss your next one too, see dr. For eval. ...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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Missed period negative test?

See your doctor.: I assume from your question you had a negative pregnancy test. The menstrual cycle can vary by a few days from month to month, so if your period is only a few days late, I wouldn't worry. However, if your period is delayed by more than just a couple days you should repeat the test and call or visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a missed period mean?

Anovulation: If you missed a period and your pregnancy test came back negative, then you most likely had an anovulatory cycle, meaning your ovaries didn't release an egg. This happens from time to time but if consistent, see your doctor because you may have a hormonal imbalance. Consider a birth control consultation to regulate your periods and avoid unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is considered a missed period?

What is considered a missed period?

It never came: In hindsight, a missed period would be a late period that never came (even after waiting 2-3 weeks). Some people use the words "late period" and "missed period" to mean the same thing... so a woman might say she has a missed period if her period is a day or two late. The definition isn't written in stone, and that's probably fine. ...Read more

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Why would I have had a missed period?

Why would I have had a missed period?

Many reasons: There are a huge number of reasons too many to list here, but the number one reason is pregnancy. ...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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Missed period but tests came back neg?

Missed period but tests came back neg?

Missed 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 medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...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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Does the EPT work after a missed period?

Does the EPT work after a missed period?

Yes: It can be used several days prior to period and thereafter. ...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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A month late missed period still waiting?

A month late missed period still waiting?

Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active and did not use appropriate birth control you may be pregnant. You can perform a pregnancy test. See your doctor for proper care and discussion on what birth control may be appropriate for you. Also remember to practice safe sex, use condoms. Take care and stay safe. ...Read more

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Missed period for 2 weeks, when do I test?

Missed period for 2 weeks, when do I test?

Now: If you are pregnant, it will show up on a test by now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can wheaning a child cause a missed period?

Yes: If you are asking if changing status of breastfeeding can cause you to miss a period, then the answer is yes. It's also possible, that if you are exclusively breastfeeding, and you're past the 6 month mark, without birth control, that you're pregnant. If you've supplemented at all since birth, then also possible pregnant. Consider a pregnancy test if you're at all worried. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Missed period I have not been having period

Take 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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How many days is considered a missed period?

How many days is considered a missed period?

Amenorrhea: Primary amenorrhea is defined as the absence of menses by 13 years of age when there is no visible secondary sexual characteristic development or by 15 years of age in the presence of normal secondary sexual characteristics. A woman who has previously menstruated can develop secondary amenorrhea, which is defined as absence of menstruation for three normal menstrual cycles or 6 months. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for Missed period?

Missed periods: 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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Missed period an negative test what is wrong?

Missed period: This could happen if you took the pregnancy test to early but often periods are just irregular at times. ...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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Appetite Changes (Definition)

Appetite changes = increased or decreased desire to eat ...Read more