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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
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
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
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