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Doctor insights on: Reasons For Delay In Menstrual Periods

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Increased testosterone level , irregular cycles / delay in menstrual periods ?

Increased testosterone level , irregular cycles / delay in menstrual periods  ?

PCOS?: You need to be evaluated to r/o pcos, which has elevated testosterone, irregular menses. You should also have a pelvic ultrasound to ascertain whether you do or don't have and ovarian mass capable of producing excess testosterone. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Im a married women aged 26 was havin my regular periods but dis tym it GT delayed with breakthru bleedin ..Wat s the reason?Plz help

Im a married women aged 26 was havin my regular periods but dis tym it GT delayed with breakthru bleedin ..Wat s the reason?Plz help

Anovulation?: There are multiple reasons for breakthrough bleeding pregnancy being #1. You should rule that out first if not done so already. Other common reasons include lack of ovulation(anovulatory cycle , and stress as well as thyroid and Progesterone hormone irregularities. I suggest you see a doctor if it does not resolve. ...Read more

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Very much concerned on health due to periods delay,wat could be reason?

Very much concerned on health due to periods delay,wat could be reason?

Many reasons:: if you are having unprotected intercourse, get checked for pregnancy. You will need a pelvic exam, PAP, female hormone and thyroid function studies and definitive BC if not already on. I suggest an appointment with your GYN. ...Read more

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I was due on 16th of July and I've still not got my periods..what maybe the reason?? It was never delayed for this long time.

I was due on 16th of July and I've still not got my periods..what maybe the reason?? It was never delayed for this long time.

Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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I had a period delay pill and had protected sex butnow i got periods for a day only, usually i have 4 days long.What could be the possible reason?

I had a period delay pill and had protected sex butnow i got periods for a day only, usually i have 4 days long.What could be the possible reason?

Vaginal bleeding: It is difficult to answer your concerns because : your body may be undergoing some type of stress (cold virus, physical stress like not sleeping enough, emotional stress from daily living, etc...) which could change your cycle dates. It could be irregular vaginal bleeding or something more serious. Please have a pelvic exam & discussion with your GYN physician. Good luck ...Read more

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Got 2 normal periods... And now period is delayed for 14 days. ..What could be the reason... ?!

Got 2 normal periods... And now period is delayed for 14 days. ..What could be the reason... ?!

Anovulation: You may be experiencing anovulatory cycles. These are cycles in which the ovary fails to release an egg. This causes the hormonal cycles to become abnormal. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My mp started today 2/1 but prior to that my LMP was 12/24. What could be the reason for the delay/skip of periods?

My mp started today 2/1 but prior to that my LMP was 12/24. What could be the reason for the delay/skip of periods?

Late period: The most common reason for a late period is stress. Some months, the egg is released a bit late causing the period to be late. If it's a one time event, it's nothing to worry about. But if cycle lengths longer than 35 days continue, you should seek evaluation for treatable causes. Especially if you want to be pregnant. If you're currently using depo-provera, that is the likely cause. ...Read more

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Hi.This time my period had 2 days delay and without any pain it started. Now after 10 days im still period.what is the reason?

Hi.This time my period had 2 days delay and without any pain it started. Now after 10 days im still period.what is the reason?

Irregular period.: Hormonal imbalance is probably the reason. You need your periods to be regulated with hormone pills. See your gyn. ...Read more

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Period 10 days late for the first time in my life,took the clearblue test twice,came back negative,no PMS yet,what could be the reason for the delay?

Period 10 days late for the first time in my life,took the clearblue test twice,came back negative,no PMS yet,what could be the reason for the delay?

Late period: It's hard to say why it happens, but sometimes we are just late for our period. Even if it's never happened to you before, it could be happening now. Things like medications, stress, travel, changes in your weight, can all cause a late period. If your pregnancy test is negative, repeat it once per week until you get your period, to be safe. If no period for a whole month, i would see your gyn doc ...Read more