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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
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
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
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
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
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
Periods: Your irregular cycle should be evaluated by physician. ...Read more
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
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?
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
I keep missing periods. I missed several months last year and a few this year. I'm not pregnant but was wondering what else can cause this.
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
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?
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 do we have to stop having sex?
Sexual activity: Congratulations. Unless you have a specific health complication, being sexually active is alright. ...Read more
How can missing periods and having negative pregnancy tests be related to an endocrine issue? Such as? Thanks Dr!
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
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
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
Feel pain in the left pelvis leading into the pubic bone just randomly for a few minutes and missing periods as well?
Multiple things: If you have access to a pregnancy test then take one. If the pains are severe see a doctor immediately. ...Read more