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I had my period for two days, started again, then stop, now I'm just experiencing spotting. What could be the reason?

I had my period for two days, started again, then stop, now I'm just experiencing spotting. What could be the reason?

Menses: This may be nothing to worry about unless it is a persistent issue. Thyroid disease, participation in sports, poor nutritional status, and other medical issues can cause menstrual irregularity. See a doctor if issue persist. ...Read more

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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Can wearing a tampon the first night of your period be the reason my period stop flowing and I began to spot lightly days after?

Can wearing a tampon the first night of your period be the reason my period stop flowing and I began to spot lightly days after?

Tampons: Tampons will stop the blood from flowing out of the vagina as it will be absorbed. That is the benefit of tampons. Inserting something intro the vagina does not stop the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What is the reason I missed my period?

What is the reason I missed my period?

Pregnancy?: Reasons for missed or late periods can include: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders, travel, hormone irregularities, travel, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or medical problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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For what reason is my period absent?

Don't know: 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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For what reason is my period so irregular?

For what reason is my period so irregular?

This will require: An actual medical evaluation to answer. Please see your gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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I haven't had my period since december 2012. Before that I hadn't had my period since june 2012. Any reason why?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for an absent or irregular period. A full history and physical examination by a gyn md will identify many of them. ...Read more

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What could be the reason my period is 10 days early.

Menses irregular: This happens with some frequency for many reasons. It should not be a problem if not associated with other new symptoms. If it begins to occur like this regularly go and be seen by a gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Any reason why am i not getting my period regularly?

Any reason why am i not getting my period regularly?

Irregular menstrual: Cycle. This requires evaluation to explain. Please see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the reason y my period isn't heavy like usual?

Uncertain: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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Could gaining 10 pounds in 4 months be the reason for losing my period?

Could gaining 10 pounds in 4 months be the reason for losing my period?

Yes.: Weight changes can interfere with your menstrual cycle. However, weight gain occurs for a number of reasons including diet and stress which also affect cycles. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that I have had my period every two weeks or fewer since january?

What could be the reason that I have had my period every two weeks or fewer since january?

Menstrual cycles: It is common for teenagers to skip a period and have irregular cycles. It is also more likely to happen if you are very athletic, gain or lose weight, using birth control pills, or have an eating disorder. Still, if you are sexually active, you could be pregnant. I would track your cycles to see if it happens often and see your doctor if you notice that it becomes more irregular. ...Read more

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I didn't start my period for march and im always regular what could be the reason for that?

I didn't start my period for march and im always regular what could be the reason for that?

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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I hadn't had my period since april. But now I've had it since november. Would that be a reason why I have had it so long?

I hadn't had my period since april. But now I've had it since november. Would that be a reason why I have had it so long?

Yes, but see a dr.: It isn't normal to have fewer than 6-8 periods in 12 months. You need to be worked up for lack of periods. ...Read more

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My period is late 16 days. What could be the reason?

My period is late 16 days. What could be the reason?

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. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate 3 weeks after sex. ...Read more

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Am I just starting my period late again for a reason?

Am I just starting my period late again for a reason?

Yes/no: If you have not had sexual contact I'd say no problem. Your cycle needs a little time (a few months) to settle in. ...Read more

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My period is 2 weeks late. And i have diarreah, is that the reason why its late?

My period is 2 weeks late. And i have diarreah, is that the reason why its late?

Need more info: I'm not sure that the diarrhea and/or pregnancy have anything to do with each other. First do a home pregnancy test. If neg repeat. Did you use any contraception? See your family physician for the diarrhea and don't take any OTC medication for the diarrhea until you are sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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I am feeling vertigo while on my period. What could be the reason?

I am feeling vertigo while on my period. What could be the reason?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What would be the reason of triggering my period after always having sex?

What would be the reason of triggering my period after always having sex?

Get tested: Intercourse would not start a menstrual cycle. In cases of infection, cervical polyps and other abnormalities the trauma of sex can cause bleeding. An examination by your doctor is very important to see what is wrong. ...Read more

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For what reason do I barely get my period?

For what reason do I barely get my period?

Rare period: At the age of 50, perhaps your menopause is starting later than normal. You should consult a gyn for an examination and obtain some blood work to get meaningful answer to your question. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why my period is 4 days early?

Pregnancy or other?: Irregular bleeding with bleeding 35 days is abnormal. Could be pregnancy, polyps, stds, fibroids, hormone imbalance, eating disorder, or other medical problems. See your doctor to check and be sure to write down dates of periods to discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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What is the reason why my period is brown and very light?

What is the reason why my period is brown and very light?

Brown = old blood.: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. ...Read more

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My period is 9 days late, what can be the reason for that?

Hormonal: I will assume you have taken a urine pregnancy test and you are not pregnant, right? If not, it's generally nothing serious. It can be something as simple as a very stressful week at school/work or personal life. C. I will also assume you do not have pcos (polyystic ovarian syndrome — condition associated with irregular cycles). Repeat pregnancy test in 1-2 weeks to make sure you are not pregnan. ...Read more

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What would be the reason my period come on twice in one month.?

What would be the reason my period come on twice in one month.?

Various: There are many reasons: polyps, fibroids, thyroid disease, infections, medications and a few other causes. A complete history and physical exam would be helpful. ...Read more

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Please describe the most likely reason for my period being late?

Please describe the most likely reason for my period being late?

Pregnancy or.....: Pregnancy may be the most common reason. Other reasons include hormone imbalances (polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid disease, pituitary problems), eating disorders, or early menopause. Sometimes caused by stress, but don't assume that's it. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My period is pasty & dark & its irregular what's the reason for that?

My period is pasty & dark & its irregular what's the reason for that?

Irregular ovulations: Irregular periods are always due to irregular ovulation; you'd need a history, an exam, and likely blood testing to sort out why. It would be worth seeing a gynecologist about this fi you want further answers. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my period is three days late for no reason?

Should I be concerned if my period is three days late for no reason?

Not at this time: A normal menstrual cyycle can be as long a 42 days. If 2 weeks past expected menses have passed, pregnancy should be ruled out. ...Read more

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I've had my period for 2 weeks this has never happen to me what can be the reason?

Preg. v. no ovulat'n: In reproductive age women pregnancy is the most common cause of abnl menses, if not preg. The u prob. Didn't ovulate and r tryin to reset ur cycle. Call ur gyn. ...Read more

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Last month my period was very light-test was negative — what could be reason for this?

Last month my period was very light-test was negative — what could be reason for this?

Anovulatory bleeding: Pregnancy is always on the list of possibilities when a woman has abnormal uterine bleeding or cycles. You may be having anovulatory cycles (cycle without producing an egg from the ovary). If a urine pregnancy test is negative, I would recommend evaluation by your gynecologist, and treatment will depend on the cause of the abnormal bleeding and your current short-term pregnancy goals. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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