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Doctor insights on: Regularly Skipped Periods Can I Have 6 Periods A Year Every Year And Be Normal

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Regularly skipped periods? Can I have 6 periods a year every year and be normal?

Regularly skipped periods? Can I have 6 periods a year every year and be normal?

See your doctor: You probally only ovulate every couple months oligoovulation but must evaluate these"periods" and be sure not just abnormal bleeding depending on your age, must consider cancer for any abnormal bleeding. ...Read more

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Intentionally skipped period last month. No period this month. On birth control, never missed a pill. I don't usually skip periods. Cause for miss?

Intentionally skipped period last month. No period this month. On birth control, never missed a pill. I don't usually skip periods. Cause for miss?

Skipped period: You say you intentionally skipped your period. If you mean you avoided having a period by not taking the placebo pills and started the next pack then that is normal and what one would expect. The placebo pills cause a hormone withdrawal and trigger your period. ...Read more

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I have never had a normal period. it has never been regular. I would always skip a month or two, but the last year or so its been 3 or 4 months?

I have never had a normal period. it has never been regular. I would always skip a month or two, but the last year or so its been 3 or 4 months?

Common problem: 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 redo a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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On cilest for almost a year now and skipped period last month. I'm on the last day of the pack and have red spotting. Is this normal?

On cilest for almost a year now and skipped period last month. I'm on the last day of the pack and have red spotting. Is this normal?

Do pregnancy test: If you skipped last period do a HPT. It's not unusual for women on oral contraceptives to miss a period or have some spotting. However, if your menstrual cycle remains abnormal over the next few months consult your physician to be sure there is no other condition responsible for the change. ...Read more

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Menstrual symptom question. Is every woman "allowed" to miss a period occasionally, say once a year?

Menstrual symptom question.  Is every woman "allowed" to miss a period occasionally, say once a year?

Generally yes: In the absence of hormone usage, menstruation usually indicates that ovulation has occurred and Progesterone has been produced. Without any menses, no progersterone would be produced and women would be in a relatively unhealthy estrogen-only state. Missing up to several periods a year would still allow for enough Progesterone in the other cycles to oppose the estrogen. ...Read more

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Miss my period a year ago after a salpingotomy in 2009 is that normal? Have no pain or other sympthoms

Miss my period a year ago after a salpingotomy in 2009 is that normal? Have no pain or other sympthoms

No period in one yr?: Obviously if the above is the case , then that is not normal. A salpingotomy alone will not interrupt your cycles unless the ovaries are both gone. ...Read more

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Do you ovulate when on birth control & is it normal to miss a period when you have taken it for a long period of time, like a year?

Do you ovulate when on birth control & is it normal to miss a period when you have taken it for a long period of time, like a year?

Depends: Birth control is a generic label that includes barriers,IUD's, and hormonal preparations. Most hormonal pills are designed to suppress ovulation while the other methods do not. ...Read more