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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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Lower back pain, diaherra, missed period, what could be wrong?

Lower back pain, diaherra, missed period, what could be wrong?

Many things: They could be related or not be related. Do a pregnancy test to find out if that is the culprit or not. ...Read more

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Is a missed period normal

Is a missed period normal

It may be, BUT: 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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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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Missed period... No sex in past nine months what could be the cause ?

Many things.: Fever, illness, stress, travel, supplements, antibiotics, exercise or diet change, weight change, either gain or loss, sleep changes, moving in with new roommate, any number of possible explanations. Do any of these things apply in your case? If you continue to have interruptions in you cycle, or continue to not have a menstrual period, you need a exam to rule out hormone and metabolic problems. ...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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How early before a missed period can you do a home PT and get an accurate result?

How early before a missed period can you do a home PT and get an accurate result?

Abnormal cycle: Modern urine pregnancy tests sold in drugstores are very accurate when used properly. Most report accuracy as early as the first day after your first missed period. Many things such as weight changes, excessive exercise and stress can affect your cycle. Your gynecologist should be able to evaluate you for conditions that need treatment. ...Read more

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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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How long after a missed period do you take a pregpregnancy test?

Preg test: You can start testing right after you are sure you have missed your period. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


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Diarrhea (Definition)

Diarrhea is a term that describes loose, watery stools occurring more frequently than usual. It is often not due to a serious cause, but severe diarrhea ...Read more