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What is the reasons for delayed periods?

What is the reasons for delayed periods?

Reasons: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Am a week late with my periods , have taken 2 pregnancy tests . Both negative. Want to know what is the reason for the delayed periods?Am very anxious

Am a week late with my periods , have taken 2 pregnancy tests . Both negative. Want to know what is the reason for the delayed periods?Am very anxious

Late period: 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 (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My periods are delayed by 8days. I hav checked pregnancy home kit test it was negative. Please tell me the reason for delayed periods?

My periods are delayed by 8days.  I hav checked pregnancy home kit test it was negative. Please tell me the reason for delayed periods?

Anovulation.: Irregularity in ovulation can account for irregular periods. If the home pregnancy test is negative 8 days after your expected period the chance of pregnancy is <1%. To make absolutely sure repeat the test in a week and/or see your gynecologist to check serum beta human Chorionic Gonadotropin levels. ...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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I got married 3 months back after my marriage the very next month i got periods bt the next cycle got delayed for 20 days could u plz tell me the reason behind th e delayed periods i am really worried abt dat?

I got married 3 months back after my marriage the very next month i got periods bt the next cycle got delayed for 20 days could u plz tell me the reason behind th e delayed periods i am really worried abt dat?

Pregnancy?: If your period is delayed make sure to check a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant then there are many causes of irregular periods. Stress (even good stress like getting married), hormonal shifts and thyroid disorders can all cause changes in your periods. If your periods do not get back to normal in the next few months then see your doctor for an exam and blood tests. ...Read more

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What could be the reason of periods delay after accupuncture?Not active sexually but got periods after 50 days and after 2 accupuncture sessions.

What could be the reason of periods delay after accupuncture?Not active sexually but got periods after 50 days and after 2 accupuncture sessions.

Too general.: I am sorry but there is not enough information here to provide you a useful response. Don't know if the acupuncture was focused on treatment of gynecologic problems, for fertility or if it was for a multitude of other medical issues. ...Read more

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Except pregnency what could be the reasons for late periods or delay in periods. 5 days are passed my better half is still not having her periods.

Except pregnency what could be the reasons for late periods or delay in periods. 5 days are passed my better half is still not having her periods.

Many reason: You can have many reason for delayed period, such as stress, medication, changed routine or even no reason. To check whether is pregnant, just use EPT test from the store. It is pretty accurate. ...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