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Please tell me what can cause a delayed period?

Please tell me what can cause a delayed period?

Delayed 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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What can cause a delayed period besides pregnancy ?

What can cause a delayed period besides pregnancy ?

Many possibilities: At your age, aside from pregnancy, there are a number of other possibilities, which include stress, hypothyroidism, PCOS, diabetes, Cushing's, anorexia, medicines, etc. The only way to know for sure is to have this evaluated by a doctor. If you are sexually active, be sure that you repeat a pregnancy test at least 7 days after a missed period. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can cause delayed menstrual period?

What can cause delayed menstrual period?

Delayed 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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What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): This medication is notorious for delaying your periods for months or even years. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have hypothyroid, which can cause a delayed period?

How do I know if I have hypothyroid, which can cause a delayed period?

Blood test.: Thyroid function is checked by analyzing the hormone levels in your blood. When your period is late, check a pregnancy test, if the possibility of getting pregnant exists. See a doc for evaluation and appropriate testing. ...Read more

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What could cause a delayed period?

What could cause a delayed period?

Multiple causes: Delayed cycles are usually due to delayed ovulation. This is most commonly caused by stress or underlying ovulation disorders. Pregnancy that is early and not detected is another reason. If delayed cycles are common for you, then ovulation disorder is likely and you should seek help because aside form fertility these issues also relate to chronic health in various ways and should be addressed. ...Read more

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It's been 44 days since my last cycle. Pregnancy tests are negative. I've been using VCF. Can VCF cause a delayed period or am I likely pregnant?

It's been 44 days since my last cycle. Pregnancy tests are negative. I've been using VCF. Can VCF cause a delayed period or am I likely pregnant?

Unlikely: If the pregnancy tests are negative, it is unlikely that you are pregnant but vaginal contraceptive film is not a very reliable form of contraceptive if used alone. It is a spermicide and works by killing sperm. Like other spermicides, it is far from 100%. You need to use a condom with it at least but would be better off with a more reliable method. You still need to see a doc for the late period ...Read more

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Can my corpus luteal cyst cause a delayed period? Its has leaked which has caused me discomfort for about 2 weeks. My period is due in a week.

Can my corpus luteal cyst cause a delayed period? Its has leaked which has caused me discomfort for about 2 weeks. My period is due in a week.

Won't cause delay: A corpus luteum develops when you ovulate. If you don't conceive, your period always comes in about two weeks. They can be associated with pain which should improve in a few weeks. ...Read more