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Doctor insights on: What Does A Missed Period Feel Like

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What does a missed period mean?

What does a missed period mean?

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

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


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Is a missed period normal?

It may be, BUT could be pregnancy: Pregnancy is certainly the most common reason for a missed period when sexually active. An anovulatory cycle (your ovary just does not release an egg that month), thyroid conditions, rapid weight fluctuations, extreme exercise, stress, etc. Are all other causes that may be possible. If you are having sex unprotected, check pregnancy tests, otherwise if you miss your next one too, see dr. For eval. ...Read more

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What causes Missed period?

What causes Missed period?

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

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Missed period negative test?

See your doctor.: I assume from your question you had a negative pregnancy test. The menstrual cycle can vary by a few days from month to month, so if your period is only a few days late, I wouldn't worry. However, if your period is delayed by more than just a couple days you should repeat the test and call or visit your doctor. ...Read more

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What is considered a missed period?

What is considered a missed period?

It never came: In hindsight, a missed period would be a late period that never came (even after waiting 2-3 weeks). Some people use the words "late period" and "missed period" to mean the same thing... so a woman might say she has a missed period if her period is a day or two late. The definition isn't written in stone, and that's probably fine. ...Read more

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Why would I have had a missed period?

Why would I have had a missed period?

Many reasons: There are a huge number of reasons too many to list here, but the number one reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the tests for Missed period?

What are the tests for Missed period?

Missed period: If sexually active would recommend taking a pregnancy test is period is missed. ...Read more

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Missed period but tests came back neg?

Missed period but tests came back neg?

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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my missed period?

What is the cause of my missed period?

Possible causes: 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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Does the EPT work after a missed period?

Does the EPT work after a missed period?

Yes: It can be used several days prior to period and thereafter. ...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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A month late missed period still waiting?

A month late missed period still waiting?

Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active and did not use appropriate birth control you may be pregnant. You can perform a pregnancy test. See your doctor for proper care and discussion on what birth control may be appropriate for you. Also remember to practice safe sex, use condoms. Take care and stay safe. ...Read more

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Missed period for 2 weeks, when do I test?

Missed period for 2 weeks, when do I test?

Now: If you are pregnant, it will show up on a test by now. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can wheaning a child cause a missed period?

Yes: If you are asking if changing status of breastfeeding can cause you to miss a period, then the answer is yes. It's also possible, that if you are exclusively breastfeeding, and you're past the 6 month mark, without birth control, that you're pregnant. If you've supplemented at all since birth, then also possible pregnant. Consider a pregnancy test if you're at all worried. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Missed period I have not been having period

Take HPT: 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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How many days is considered a missed period?

How many days is considered a missed period?

Amenorrhea: Primary amenorrhea is defined as the absence of menses by 13 years of age when there is no visible secondary sexual characteristic development or by 15 years of age in the presence of normal secondary sexual characteristics. A woman who has previously menstruated can develop secondary amenorrhea, which is defined as absence of menstruation for three normal menstrual cycles or 6 months. ...Read more

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What are the risk factors for Missed period?

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