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My period is always late I never asked why . But it's I just want to know if it's normal to a teen ?

My period is always late I never asked why . But it's I just want to know if it's normal to a  teen ?

Yes: Hello, During the first year after starting to have periods it IS common for teens to have irregular cycles. Even later on most women's cycles vary by several days each month. But if by late you mean that your periods come more than 28 days apart, maybe 32 or 34, that may not be late periods but just longer than average cycles. Keep track of them and see. ...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


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Every month my period is always late and doesn't come the day its supposed to, is there anything i can do to make it come on time?

Every month my period is always late and doesn't come the day its supposed to, is there anything i can do to make it come on time?

Yes : There are many ways to regulate your cycles. You must determine the cause of your irregular cycles. See your gyn. Your doc will determine the cause and the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My period is always late, I have various different kinds of discharge that come out, but it's not anytime close to my period, i always hate utis. Why?

See a doctor: You may have a complex situation, and should be evaluated by a doctor. There are overlapping causes of irregular menses and yeast infections, such as polycystic ovarian syndrome. ...Read more

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Last period was 12/25/13 I am 8 days late my period is always late never this late today is 2/3/14 pregnancy test negative some cramps. What's wrong?

Last period was 12/25/13 I am 8 days late my period is always late never this late today is 2/3/14 pregnancy test negative some cramps. What's wrong?

Not certain.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What's best to regularize my period as its always late. Is it Duphaston or Primolut n? Considering taking 1x3 pills/day. I'm 33 days late & not pregnt

Depends: While the progesterones you mention can cause a withdrawal bleed, it may be that you don't have any lining to bleed from. Have you talked to your doctor about birth control? Typical birth control is a combo of estrogen/progesterone, which typically gives a woman a regular cycle. Consider that thyroid can also play as role, as can weight (too heavy/thin). Talk to you doctor for additional info. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more