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What can cause me to miss my period twice?

What can cause me to miss my period twice?

Lots of things: Stress, birth control, hormonal imbalance, ovarian cysts are some of the common reasons for missing your menses. I assume you have a negative pregnancy test. ...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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Could being very ill cause me to miss my period?

Could being very ill cause me to miss my period?

Yes: 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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What other things can cause me to miss my period for more than two months?

What other things can cause me to miss my period for more than two months?

Missed periods: 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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Can being sick cause me to miss my period?

Can being sick cause me to miss my period?

Yes: It is possible for the stress of illness to throw off your cycle. Check a pregnancy test and if no period within a couple of weeks, check in with your ob/gyn! ...Read more

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Does a sexual disease cause me to miss my period ?

Does a sexual disease cause me to miss my period ?

Probably not: No sexually transmitted disease (STD) is likely to cause a missed period. Other causes are much more likely. But if you think you are at risk for STD -- new partner, partner with other partners, etc -- then for sure get checked. Testing is easy anc quick. Better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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Can Plan B cause me to miss my period completly ?

Can Plan B cause me to miss my period completly ?

Yes: Plan b often causes a delay in ovulation. This will cause the period to be delayed. It's common for the cycle to be thrown off for up to 2 months after taking plan b. Be sure to run a pregnancy test 14 days after the accident just to be sure there is no pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can birth control cause me to miss my period?

Can birth control cause me to miss my period?

Yes: Many women do not have a menstrual cycle when taking birth control pills. In fact some pills are packaged without the hormone free week to intentionally prevent your period. Nothing to worry about unless you have other symptoms. ...Read more

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Hello docs. I was wondering can to much morning after pills in one cycle cause me to miss my period ?

Hello docs. I was wondering can to much morning after pills in one cycle cause me to miss my period ?

Oh my gosh, how many: Times are you using emergency contraceptives? They are not designed to be used as a regular form of birth control. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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