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Doctor insights on: Missing Periods

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Do you think I should be worried about missing periods?

Do you think I should be worried about missing periods?

Depends on reasons: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders, menopausal, anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. See gyn if >3. ...Read more

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How does missing periods every year affect future menopause?

How does missing periods every year affect future menopause?

Missing periods: All women can miss a period in their daily life without reason, but stress can cause disturbances in menstrual periods (moving address can cause a loss of a few months of menses if the move implies a huge pre and post move into the new address), or a severe sickness. Not shown to influence on future menopause age, which can be hereditary, from gd-ma to gd-daughter..... ...Read more

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I have been missing periods from two to six months what might be the reason?

I have been missing periods from two to six months what might be the reason?

Missing peroids: I assume you were having normal peroids before. Something has chaned. More likely a hormone change. If you are healthy then there can be simple things : birth contol pills can do this, excessive weight loss or weight gain , and excessive exercise. Emotional upsets and worry can cause hormonal imbalance. Make sure you have a normal exam. To make sure of no ovary problems or thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Hi.i want to know that after missing periods how many time test result is positive.if first time result is nagative then when we test again do?

Hi.i want to know that after missing periods how many time test result is positive.if first time result is nagative then when  we test again do?

3 weeks after sex: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If negative at 3 weeks after sex, and still worried, one can repeat one test 1 week later. ...Read more

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Hi I am 17 years old. I have been missing periods since 2 months. I am a virgin .my height is 5'2 and weight is 44. Last time I got less perids help?

Hi I am 17 years old. I have been missing periods since 2 months.  I am a virgin .my height is 5'2 and weight is 44. Last time I got less perids help?

Missed periods: It is not unusual for periods to be irregular for young teenage girls until the body develops a normal rhythm. In addition if you are athletic, dieting or on medicine your period could be sparse or delayed ...Read more

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Hi I am 17 years old. I have been missing periods since 2 months. My height is 5'2 and weight is 44. Last time I had light perioda. Whats the problem?

Hi I am 17 years old. I have been missing periods since 2 months.  My height is 5'2 and weight is 44. Last time I had light perioda. Whats the problem?

Missed periods: First, if any chance of pregnancy, do a home test or have doctor test. If that is negative,it may be your small stature & weight that is causing some problems with consistent ovulation and periods. You are only 44kg, which means there is not a lot of fat on your body.It may help to try to gain 5-10 pounds and always try to keep stress to a minimum. If these steps do not solve your problem, see dr. ...Read more

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How low could your BMI be before you stop missing periods?

How low could your BMI be before you stop missing periods?

BMI: Usually you need at least 17% body fat to have a period (for the ovariesto be able to secrete estrogen). But that doesn't mean it is exactly for the same for each person. ...Read more

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I've been having missing periods along with numerous other problems. Can I get pregnant?

I've been having missing periods along with numerous other problems. Can I get pregnant?

Yes.: Ovulation and pregnancy, can occur even with variations in normal periods. These symptoms should be evaluated with a physician. ...Read more

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I have been missing periods for 3 months without having sex, is it a probmlem?

I have been missing periods for 3 months without having sex, is it a probmlem?

Maybe not: At age 48 you may well be getting close to menopause. Other hormonal changes may also lead to missed periods. Blood tests (especially an fsh level) may tell if you're going through menopause now. Talk with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Gained weight, 2 yrs missing periods or very lite. Took vitex 2 months, 1st mth long but normal flow. 2nd month very heavy with small clots, normal?

Gained weight, 2 yrs missing periods or very lite.  Took vitex 2 months, 1st mth long but normal flow. 2nd month very heavy with small clots, normal?

Irregular periods: Vitex is not a medication that I am familiar with. I see that it is an herbal supplement also called Chaste berry that makes claim to assist in cycle regulation although there is no good scientific evidence to support this. I would see your obgyn and ask to be tested for PCOS. Then effective options for menstrual cycle regulation can be discussed. ...Read more

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Am married aged 20 using contaception. am missing periods this month .suggest me best tablet for getting periods.its been 45 days since my last period?

Am married aged 20 using contaception. am missing periods this month .suggest me best tablet for getting periods.its been 45 days since my last period?

Get pregnancy test: No contraception is 100% effective at preventing pregnancy, even with the most correct use. If your period is delayed, you need to first test for pregnancy. ...Read more

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My periods are not regular and I have Beta HCG 2663 after missing periods 15 days and in the scan dr couldnt see any sac. Is this healthy preganancy ?

My periods are not regular and I have Beta HCG 2663 after missing periods 15 days and in the scan dr couldnt see any sac. Is this healthy preganancy ?

Repeat tests: If the sonogram could not identify the sac and the last period is unknown then further testing is warranted. Typically the BHCG is repeated in 48 hours looking for at least a 66% rise. The sonogram should be repeated at some point to try and determine if a viable pregnancy can be seen located inside the uterus ...Read more

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I did my hpt after 7, 10, 12 and 13 days after missing periods for 6 times, all +ve, can blood test still give -ve result? I don't have any bleeding

I did my hpt after 7, 10, 12 and 13 days after missing periods for 6 times, all +ve, can blood test still give -ve result? I don't have any bleeding

Early loss: Urine hcg's pick up a positive at a level of 15-25 depending on the manufacturer. If you conceive, but then the pregnancy wasn't succesful, you would have a brief positive followed by negative. ...Read more

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Prego test twice and negative twice but this month is second month to miss period while on bcp?missing periods on bcp, both test strips were negative?

Prego test twice and negative twice but this month is second month to miss period while on bcp?missing periods on bcp, both test strips were negative?

You are not PG: You are not pregnant. The birth control pill taken as directed sometimes gives a sparse amount of bleeding at the time of the period which will often look like a brown discharge. ...Read more

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Could bacterial infections cause missing periods?

Could bacterial infections cause missing periods?

Significant illness : To include bacterial infections could cause a delay or cause you to miss a period. ...Read more

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Pathology test for pregnancy before missing periods?

Pathology test for pregnancy before missing periods?

Blood test: A blood test for beta HCG may be positive before a missed period and would diagnose pregnancy, but a negative test will not rule out pregnancy. It is better to wait 4-5 after a misse period to do blood test or home test. ...Read more

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Tested positive for pregnancy on first week after missing periods should we stop having sex?

Tested positive for pregnancy on first week after missing periods should we stop having sex?

Sex OK: Intercourse during pregnancy is normally just fine. Exceptions do occur, such as if you are having bleeding, premature labor, or certain other problems. In early pregnancy there should be no problem. ...Read more

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After testing positive for pregnancy on first week after missing periods, should we stop having sex?

After testing positive for pregnancy on first week after missing periods, should we stop having sex?

Depends: If u are not having any problems, then no, if u are having any spotting or pain or cramping then no sex and u should see yourob- gyn for early care. ...Read more

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After testing positive for pregnancy on first week after missing periods do we have to stop having sex?

Sexual activity: Congratulations. Unless you have a specific health complication, being sexually active is alright. ...Read more

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How can missing periods and having negative pregnancy tests be related to an endocrine issue? Such as? Thanks Dr!

How can missing periods and having negative pregnancy tests be related to an endocrine issue? Such as? Thanks Dr!

YES: Thyroid or ovarian dysfunction, not to mention stress, tension, anxiety, depression, infection or metabolic illnesses can all cause irregular cycles and you should be screened for polycystic ovarian disease. ...Read more

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My mom is 48 she is experiencing pretty bad dizziness all the time and missing periods she is taking a sinus medication. Ideas?

My mom is 48 she is experiencing pretty bad dizziness all the time and missing periods she is taking a sinus medication. Ideas?

Depends: Dizziness is usually under the control of the inner ear structures (semicircular canals) . Any infection or fluid in the middle or inner ear, nasal allergies, sinus infections can affect dizziness. Hypotension(low blood pressure) from anemia, high blood pressure medication or problems with blood flow to the ear structures (heart or carotid artery occlusion) and should be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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Daughters suspected of having turner's syndrome. Apart from no breasts and missing periods no other symptoms. Is this possible? Genetic tests done.

Daughters suspected of having turner's syndrome. Apart from no breasts and missing periods no other symptoms. Is this possible? Genetic tests done.

Yes: There is wide variation in the presentation of turner syndrome. Turner syndrome is caused by the absence of one x chromosome. Sometimes, a person can have mosaicism, which means that the x chromosome is only missing from some chromosomes, not all. People with mosaicism tend to have more subtle presentations. The answer should come from the karyotype (chromosome analysis.). ...Read more

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Question about pcos and missing periods. How many before I call gyn?

Question about pcos and missing periods. How many before I call gyn?

No need to wait: Why wait? It's already on your mind enough to ask, call your doctor or get one if you don't already? Why not just get it figured out, it'll put you at ease and have health benefits too. ...Read more