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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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I am experiencng missed menstrual period. 5 preg tests: 1 blood (neg <1.2) and 4 urine (3 neg and 1 pos). Sex 3 mnths ago, had 3 periods bfore missng

I am experiencng missed menstrual period. 5 preg tests: 1 blood (neg <1.2) and 4 urine (3 neg and 1 pos). Sex 3 mnths ago, had 3 periods bfore missng

Be checked...: Up to this stage of confusion if getting pregnancy, it is a good idea to pack the detail of all related events such as onset, degree, duration, progress, etc. of all symptoms to see gyn-doc timely for evaluation and counseling. More online "guessing" may induce more anxiety & even fear. How to do these correctly? Follow instruction in articles in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best ...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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I am experiencing missed menstrual period that was supposed to arrive 4/6. Did a blood and urine test they were negative, am I possibly pregnant?

I am experiencing missed menstrual period that was supposed to arrive 4/6. Did a blood and urine test they were negative, am I possibly pregnant?

Pregnancy: It is unlikely you are pregnant. But you could have the test redone to be sure. But as long as the tests are reliable, I don't see a problem. Also in urine pregnancy tests if it done too early it may not register as positive. Hope this helps. ...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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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