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What can cause my period to be late?

What can cause my period to be late?

Hormonal changes: Sometimes hormonal changes can cause variations in your periods. This is usually the cause behind delayed periods. If you had unprotected sex and are not on birth control, a pregnancy is also a possibility. best wishes Dr M ...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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May i know what can cause my period to be late?Can the hormones be shocked by having sex? Thanks for answering :)

May i know what can cause my period to be late?Can the hormones be shocked by having sex? Thanks for answering :)

No, but: Hormones don't get "shocked" by having sex, but they certainly can get altered by a pregnancy. If you've had recent unprotected sex, do a pregnancy test. Remember, unprotected sex is overwhelmingly the most common cause of pregnancy. Why not protection against pregnancy and also std/s? Why are you putting your health at risk at such an early age? You should know better! ...Read more

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What can cause my period to be late 3days3months in a row, I still have a period but heavy first day&light the next 4days? Stomach pains as well.

What can cause my period to be late 3days3months in a row, I still have a period but heavy first day&light the next 4days? Stomach pains as well.

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

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I'm 11 days late and I took 2pregnancy test both negative so what can cause my period to be this late?

I'm 11 days late and I took 2pregnancy test both negative so what can cause my period to be this late?

Varies: The most common cause of irregular cycles is anovulation or irregular ovulation usually related to PCOS. You should see your doctor if your cycles continue to be irregular. ...Read more

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What can cause my period to be 14 days late?

What can cause my period to be 14 days late?

Many things. : Could be: pregnancy, ovarian cysts, failure to ovulate, hormone imbalances, sometimes medications, stress. Doctor visit with exam/sonogram and labs could help to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Can only having 28 days in february cause my period to be late because it wasn't a full month.?

Can only having 28 days in february cause my period to be late because it wasn't a full month.?

Menses: No. The number of days in a month is not important. You count your cycle day one as the first day you bleed. The average person has about a 28 day cycle but that can start on any day of the month and varies from person to person. ...Read more

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Hello docs! can you tell me what could cause my period to be late?

Hello docs! can you tell me what could cause my period to be late?

Late period reasons: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). ...Read more

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If my thyroid levels are messed uo can that cause my period to be late?

If my thyroid levels are messed uo can that cause my period to be late?

How messed up?: Any endocrine problem could possibly effect menstrual function, particularly thyroid disease. Please see your doctor for investigation of this problem. ...Read more

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Ttc what would cause my period to be late by 3 weeks last month and 12 days this month? Normally regular. Been ttc for 7 month :(

Using meds?: Late periods are almost always due to late ovulations. Ttc 7 months, usually regular, and just now cycles are late? May i hazard a guess - sounds like maybe you are using Clomid (clomiphene) or another fertility drug without monitoring? This happens alot, usually due to persistent cysts. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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