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What could be the cause of missed menstrual period?

What could be the cause of missed menstrual period?

Many things: : Can cause missed periods, including : pregnancy, thyroid dysfunction, delayed ovulation (disrupting the normal hormone cycling that is needed for menstrual period to start -ovarian cysts can sometimes do this as well), gaining or losing a lot of weight can disrupt normal menstrual cycles, certain types of contraceptives (mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, birth control pills), new stresses, or certain medications. ...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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What could be the cause of missed menstrual period?

Many things: : Can cause missed periods, including : pregnancy, thyroid dysfunction, delayed ovulation (disrupting the normal hormone cycling that is needed for menstrual period to start -ovarian cysts can sometimes do this as well), gaining or losing a lot of weight can disrupt normal menstrual cycles, certain types of contraceptives (mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, birth control pills), new stresses, or certain medications. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: missed menstrual period?

What is the definition or description of: missed menstrual period?

No period: A missed period is if you have not had your period when you are supposed to have it. If more than a week has passed, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What're reasons for a missed menstrual period other than pregnancy?

What're reasons for a missed menstrual period other than pregnancy?

Quite a few causes: I would venture to say that most women missed at least a period or two during their reproductive years without known causes, so this could be normal. Many have irregular periods so missing here/there is normal. Thyroid disease, adrenal disease, pituitary problem (i.E prolactinoma), ovarian failure, infections, rapid wt loss, malnutrition, excessive exercises are few examples. Consult doc. Good luc. ...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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What are reasons for a missed menstrual period, other than emotional stress, physical stress, and pregnancy?

What are reasons for a missed menstrual period, other than emotional stress, physical stress, and pregnancy?

Non ovulation: There are many reasons that a woman doesn't ovulate occasionally. Recurrent anovulation is usually associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome and can be treated with birth control pills or intermittent Progesterone or Clomid (clomiphene) if pregnancy is desired. ...Read more

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Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?

Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg  blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?

Normal: With a history of endometriosis, unfortunately, this scenario can be normal. A lot of women wtih endo suffer from irregular periods and pain as you describe it. Often a gynecologist will prescribe birth control as a first line therapy for women with endo. It can help regulate periods as well as diminish pain. Other options for pain are NSAID such as Ibuprofen during pre-menstrual and menstrual. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a menstrual period after a hgs test?

Is it normal to miss a menstrual period after a hgs test?

Yes: It can be normal to miss a period after an hsg test. Depending on where you were at in your cycle when you had the hsg, in addition what were the reasons you were having the hsg? Often women's fertility is increased after getting an hsg, so keep that in mind in case you are trying to get pregnant, or trying to avoid getting pregnant. Hope that helps! ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (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


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more