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Missed Period At 50 Years Old
Anovulation: If the pregnancy test is negative and you did the test appropriately then you may have anovulation. As a women gets closer to menopause, which is in the US is at an average age of 52, sometimes the egg does not come out from the ovary. When this happens a period will not come. See a physician and get retested for pregnancy-if negative then the MD may give you something to bring the period down. ...Read more
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
I am 26 years old and married, last month i missed my period I have 25 days cycle but this month on 22nd march i missed periods and i felt all the sym?
Maybe pregnant?: You are now more than a week out, so it would be reasonable to check a pregnancy test. Good luck! ...Read more
Several: The most common is pregnancy. Other causes can be an anovulatory cycle (you simply do not ovulate that month), anxiety, thyroid disease, rapid weight gain, medications, hormonal imbalances, uterine fibroids, uterine scarring, etc. etc. If your period misses again, see the Doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
I am 26 years old female, missed period for 2 days. Having UTI and suffering lot of pain due to this. Please advise?
23 years old , missed period , not sexually active , spends time in the gym and eating healthy. Do I have amenorrhea ?
A 17 year old virgin, got my first period at the age of 13. History of irregular and missed periods. Last period on 27April2015.60kg, 5'2. What to do?
Irregular menses: This has been going on for four years now. It is not uncommon for girls to be irregular at the beginning of their cycling but this seems like a long time to me. You can ask your Mom how she was when she began. See if you can find either an endocrinologist or a gynecological endocrinologist who will guide you through the appropriate work-up. Good luck. ...Read more
Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause missed periods? I take 100 mg daily, i'm 21 years old, and had a baby 5 months ago. I've been taking Zoloft (sertraline) for 7 months now.
Healthy 40 year old with missed periods for 6 months. I have also had tubes tied with csection, endometrial ablation 4 years ago. Concerns?
Few if any: If your pregnancy test, pelvic ultrasound and hormone levels (FSH, LH, TSH..) are normal and you are not troubled by any symptoms of premature menopause, there is no real cause for alarm . If you are menopausal, ask a knowledgeable gyn endocrinologist about the risks/benefits of estrogens+ progestins,about bone health , the prevention of osteopenia-osteoporosis ...in order to remain healthy ...Read more
Slight cramps. On the bar have been for two years never had prego symptoms till now for a month. All test neg. Missed period.
I had tubes tied 10 years ago but have not had a period for 3 months. i would like to know some possible causes of the missed periods.
Pregnancy test first: Tubal ligations fail occasionally, and when they do it is often a tubal pregnancy, so you must rule out pregnancy first. Otherwise many things can disrupt your cycles including stress, weight gain or loss, various illnesses, diet changes. A basic evaluation is appropriate at this time. ...Read more
What are the chances of a 32yr getting prego after 10 years having tubes tied and burned ? And missed period 2 positive hpt and 1 neg hpt
1 in 300: the failure rate of tubal ligation is about 1 in 300 and is usually due to a tubal fistula. However, many people misread the home hpt as positive by letting it sit out too long. This is called an evaporation line. So, since tomorrow is friday and since most post tubal pregnancies end up in the tube. Call your doctor right away tomorrow morning and ask for a serum(blood) pregnancy test. ...Read more
I have a paragard iud for almost 2 years.my last period was january 25,2016.i had pink spotting a week before my missed period and a week after?preg?
I'm 41and had normal periods. Had tubal 9 years ago and I missed period this month. Just a really light colored blood when I wiped. What could causeit?
? Perimenopause: Monitor your cycles next 3 months or so, if persistently abnormal, consult your GYN, also for peace of mind you could do a pregnancy test, though most likely it is going to be negative ...Read more
Been on bc pill for 3 years. Missed period week on placebo. Now starting active pill and get period. Normal? Lots brown mucus and cramping
Yes: Can happen. Continue your pill as normal. Bleeding should stop in 5-7 days. If not, see your gyn provider. Hope this was helpful. Dr R ...Read more
How do you determine a missed period if you have late periods?
over the last year, my cycle has been steadily increasing from 28 days to 43 days.
Late & missed:
Sabrina, A menstrual period is considered late if it hasn’t started 5 or more days after the day you expected it to start. A period is considered missed if you have had no menstrual flow for 6 or more weeks after the start of your last period.
I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this schedule a virtual appointment with Dr. Yetimyan at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more
Miscarriage 2 years ago planed baby make love every other day missed periods last periods was dec21 periods r regular result is -ve what happen to me?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then repeat a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I've been on the pill for over a year, and never had a missed period until now. I've been having a lot of sex with my husband, 2 neg. Tests. Am i pg?
16 and have had my period for 1 year now. still not regular. missed period last month and now started 1 week late. Black/brown thick blood, normal?
Menstrual cycle: periods will often be irregular for two years and what you describe sounds normal ...Read more
Common problem : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
I (18 yrs old) usually have 28day cycle but missed period this month. No sexual activity. Is it because of stress? Anything to worry about?
Can be normal: As teen, can often be irregular due to growth / life / hormonal changes. Severe dieting / physical or emotional stress / extensive physical activity / bad infection / etc., can all cause missed periods. If you miss more than two periods, you should consult your gyn for evaluation to be sure no treatable condition present. ...Read more
Age 22, I missed period for 3 months, I want to start taking the pill to achieve regular periods, can I start now? (Mid cycle). Never had sex before.
I'm 19 yrs old, on b/c and now have cramps a week before "period" due. Multiple - preg. tests and no prior missed period. Is this normal while on b/c?
I am now almost 3 months missed period with multiple negative HPTs. i am under a lot of stress and i have a 9m old. im very overwight as well.Any Idea?
Lack of period: It sounds like you aren't ovulating and generally if that goes on for more then 3 months you may have a very heavy prolonged bleed. Could be thyroid issue, prolactin production issue and even a false positive pregnancy test (some women never have a positive urine, but only have positive blood tests). Time to see your physician ...Read more
Yes: Especially when first starting your period, it is not abnormal to have stretches without a period. Called "anovulatory cycles", it's a period with no ovulation, and no resulting menses. The whole system is still getting into sync, and the hormones sometimes don't communicate properly with each other right away. If it's a notably prolonged period, abnormal bleeding or there's pain, call your doc. ...Read more
Missed period 5 months straight. On/off buring when peeing. Havent had sex for a year. What could be possibly causing this?
Missed period : You need to be examined and tests done ...Read more