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What're reasons for a missed menstrual period other than pregnancy?

What're reasons for a missed menstrual period other than pregnancy?

Quite a few causes: I would venture to say that most women missed at least a period or two during their reproductive years without known causes, so this could be normal. Many have irregular periods so missing here/there is normal. Thyroid disease, adrenal disease, pituitary problem (i.E prolactinoma), ovarian failure, infections, rapid wt loss, malnutrition, excessive exercises are few examples. Consult doc. Good luc. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is reasons for a late period besides pregnancy?

What is reasons for a late period besides pregnancy?

Some 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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What are possible reasons for missed periods besides pregnancy?

What are possible reasons for missed periods besides pregnancy?

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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Reasons for late period, negative pregnancy test after four months of laproscopy for endometriosis. No pregnancy symptoms.

Reasons for late period, negative pregnancy test after four months of laproscopy for endometriosis. No pregnancy symptoms.

Not uncommon: This can happen to anyone, irregardless of whether they have history of endometriosis or not. Anovulation, or not releasing an egg can cause a missed or delayed period. ...Read more

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What are other reasons for missed periods other than pregnancy? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative.

What are other reasons for missed periods other than pregnancy? I took a pregnancy test and it came back negative.

Top to bottom: Dysfunction of hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, adrenal gland, or ovaries. In english; prolactinemia, empty sella synd, hypothyroidism, cushing. Menopause, no ovulation, Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) anorexia, stress, malnutrition etc. See doctor. ...Read more

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What is reasons for a late period, besides pregnancy?

What is reasons for a late period, besides pregnancy?

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

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What are possible reasons for missing a period besides pregnancy?

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

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What are possible reasons for period being late besides pregnancy?

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

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What are possible reasons for late period, other than pregnancy?

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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Is there any other reason for missed period and next month spotting other than pregnancy?

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Is there any other reason for missed period and next month spotting other than pregnancy?

Keep a calendar: Almost every woman has irregular periods every once in a while. However, if your periods don't go back to normal soon, you should see a doctor for possible hormonal problems or anovulation. ...Read more

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Reasons for late period?

Reasons for late period?

Any chance of preg?: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… a visit to one’s ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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I missed my period for last 2 months took pregnancy test all negative. What else causes 2 missed periods?

I missed my period for last 2 months took pregnancy test all negative. What else causes 2 missed periods?

Depends: You do not state your age. If it is the beginning of menopause, it is normal. If you are young it is not and it also depends on whether there are other symptoms. See youor doctor. ...Read more

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What are other reasons for a missed period other than pregnancy?

What are other reasons for a missed period other than pregnancy?

PCOS: If you've just missed one period and it doesn't happen often, then the most likely cause is probably stress. The most common cause of frequent missed periods is polycystic ovarian syndrome. The normal hormonal cycle is dysregulated, ovulation doesn't happen and your periods become very irregular. Pcos is associated with a lot of other metabolic problems, so it's best to be checked by your doc. ...Read more

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Missed period. What are possible reasons?

Missed period. What are possible reasons?

Missed period: Pregnany, thyroid dysfunction, elevated prolactin, premature ovarian failure, pituitary disease, abnormal weight gain and/or loss, among other reasons. ...Read more

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Can there be any reason for a missed period besides pregnancy?

Can there be any reason for a missed period besides pregnancy?

Anovulation: If you missed a period and your pregnancy test came back negative, then you most likely had an anovulatory cycle, meaning your ovaries didn't release an egg. This happens from time to time but if consistent, see your doctor because you may have a hormonal imbalance. Consider a birth control consultation to regulate your periods and avoid unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is another reason for a missed period besides pregnancy?

Yes: 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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My period is about 5 days late and i have 2 negative pregnancy tests, no symptoms, could there be another reason besides pregnancy to my late period?

My period is about 5 days late and i have 2 negative pregnancy tests, no symptoms, could there be another reason besides pregnancy to my late period?

Hormonal variations: It is not unusual in young women to have a delayed period of 2-7 days especially under conditions of social or emotional stress. ...Read more

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Negative pregnancy test 2 weeks after missed period?. What could cause this missed period?

Negative pregnancy test 2 weeks after missed period?. What could cause this missed period?

Irregular periods : A pregnancy test would be accurate by now so you can trust the result. Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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No period for months, tender breasts, pregnanacy tets negative?

No period for months, tender breasts, pregnanacy tets negative?

Irregular periods : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more