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Why Am I Late For My Period
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
One possibility: 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. Take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more
Ive missed my period for months now and i never skipped i am not pregnant i just missed my period can somebody help me please.
Hi I am 23 years old and I missed my period last month . I know for sure that it's not pregnancy and I am quite concerned why I missed it, my lifesty?
Missed period: From a gynecologists standpoint, every woman is considered to be pregnant until proven otherwise. Having said that women do miss periods because of their "life style", e.g., starting shift work, or traveling across time zones. So I would not be worried at this time. If your cycles continue to be irregular, you may want to see a gynecologist. ...Read more
See you MD: There are many different reasons for having spotting after a period. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical conditions like thyroid disease and diabetes, life stress, strenuous exercise, and eating disorders are a few things which can affect the menses. A blood pregnancy test may be considered. ...Read more
Don't know reason: For bleeding/ early period. Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more
Pill regulates cycle: The pill creates its own chemical environment- and is the dominant factor regulating your menses, while taking it. If your pill is one that has an extended cycle - like a 24 or 26 day pack, then you may experience a slight delay in the onset of your cycle, when compared to your natural menstrual pattern. Generally these extended pill packs offer a shorter and lighter flow. Good luck. ...Read more
I never had sex in my life and im a month late on my period what's wrong with me ? I never had sex in my life so i don't know what's wrong with me why am i a month late in getting my period ?
Missing : Missing your period, otherwise known as amenorrhea is a common issue with many women at any given point in time. This can happen to anyone regardless if they have had sex or not. Since you have had regular periods in the past, what you are experiencing is secondary amenorrhea. Common causes of secondary amenorrhea other than pregnancy, would be fluctuation in weight, either increase or decrease, stress and/or anxiety, hormonal changes due to birh control pills or injections, certain medications such as antidepressants, strenuous exercise like prolonged running, and more worrisome would be a problem with your thyroid gland. If your period does not resume in the next two months you should schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or gynecology for a complete work up. ...Read more
Variable: A delayed period is usually related to hormone levels. Obviously, a common reason pregnancy. Hormone producing ovarian cysts, polycystic ovaries, thyroid dysfunction, stress, missed ovulation and various other issues may delay menses. This is usually not an issue if late menstrual period onset is a single event. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Late 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Not related: You could have a "late " period but it would not be related to the length of your last period. Your period should start 14 days after ovulation - most women ovulate about 14 to 16 days after the period starts. The length of the period would not affect when you ovulate, hence would not affect when your next period would start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One day late for my period afraid to test? Does every woman have a late period about once a year?
Can excise cause a late period it has never happened to me normally my cycle is 28 days my period was due on march 21 and has not come yet?
Yes: Strenogeous exercises may delay or even stop the period. ...Read more
I was supposed to start my period last Thursday 3/19 and have all the symptoms of my period but I am 3 days late of my period. I have never had a late period in my life before and this is the first time that it's ever happened to me. Right now I'm current
Do a pregnancy test: And do another ,if negative then see your doc ...Read more
Possible: If you are sexually active and especially if you are not using a highly effective form of birth control, then you could be pregnant. It's possible when pregnant to have bleeding that can be mistaken for a period. A home pregnancy test is a good way to find out for sure. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is it possible that pure vodka could have made my period go away? I have never had a late period until after the alcohol.
My period was three days late and it was dark and only when i wipe i wanna know if i'm pregnant or if its just a late period?
My period is 14 days late, negative hpt, symptoms similar to pre period but they never come? What are other reasons for a late period?
Late 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
Does having a late period result in late ovulation? My period came late but im not sure if that means I will ovulate late this time too.
Last month my period was only 2 days long this month it is 2 days late I've never had a late period i track it every month. Usually lasts 5 days.?
Take the test: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My last period was on the 2nd week of december and on january i didn't get my period but after 2 weeks of late period i started to get brown discharge?
Irregular 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
I had HPV shot, it made my period a week late. Now its been a week and my period is still on I've never had a late period and it normally lasts 3 days?
No relation: The hpv vaccine, (gardisil and cervarix), do not affect your period. You are having dysfunctional uterine bleeding for another reason. At your age, this is not typically anything bad. That being said, if your abnormal bleeding persists, call your gyn and make an appointment to be evaluated. Best of luck. ...Read more
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