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My periods have been regular for so long and the past two months have been irregular. What could it be from?

My periods have been regular for so long and the past two months have been irregular. What could it be from?

Normal variation.: Cycles in young females can be irregular for a large variety of reasons. The most common reasons would be pregnancy followed by diet, stress, and exercise. ...Read more

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Hello my periods are always the same every month . This month it was late and two days long what could this mean?

Hello my periods are always the same every month . This month it was late and two days long what could this mean?

Normal variation: It is common for the cycle to vary from time to time. A few days difference in start time of menses should not be worrisome. The intensity of the menses can also vary so it should not be alarming to have an occasional lighter (or heavier) period. Of course, there is always the possibility of conception if you are sexually active - so if there is concern it would be proper to check a pregnancy test ...Read more

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This is the 4th month in a row my periods is late by a good few days but this month its longer I am concerned and worried.

This is the 4th month in a row my periods is late by a good few days but this month its longer I am concerned and worried.

Periods longer : A lot of things can affect the length of a menstrual period. Stress, diet & exercise, weight changes, travel, and even a new environment with new people can contribute to the length of a menstrual period. If a woman is sexually active, a late menses sometimes indicates pregnancy. Over the counter pregnancy tests are most accurate one week (or more) after a missed or late menses. ...Read more

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I've been irregular with my periods for a long time and been bleeding for three months what should I do or what is causing this to happen?

I've been irregular with my periods for a long time and been bleeding for three months what should I do or what is causing this to happen?

See a gynecologist: It must be frustrating, tiring and uncomfortable for you.Bleeding continuously for 3 months is not normal and should be addressed.Please see a gynecologist or your family doctor for evaluation/proper diagnosis/care. There are several options available for you and after evaluation these options will be discussed to see which would be best for you. Take care and see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Started taking Microgynon 30ED a week ago to help me start/regulate my periods after 3 months without a period. How long until it starts working?

Started taking Microgynon 30ED a week ago to help me start/regulate my periods after 3 months without a period. How long until it starts working?

Working: The microgynon is a combined oral contraceptive and you should have a period at the end of the package but you may also have some break through bleeding on the first package as your body adjusts to the medicine.As far as contraception goes, you can rely on it after 2 weeks if you start start it while on your period but, since you aren't having periods, don't rely on it until u start your 2nd pack. ...Read more

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How long does it take for periods to get regular after going off the pill? I got off the pill by august. Getting my periods once in 2 months since.

How long does it take for periods to get regular after going off the pill? I got off the pill by august. Getting my periods once in 2 months since.

About 7 days: Birth control pills are out of your system in about 7 days and then you are back to whatever your normal pattern is. It sounds like your normal is irregular periods. You may want to go back on them to regulate your cycle. ...Read more

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About 6 months ago my periods have became irregular. I will go 2 months without a period then have a period that last 3 weeks or longer. Why is this?

About 6 months ago my periods have became irregular. I will go 2 months without a period then have a period that last 3 weeks or longer. Why is this?

Likely not ovulating: This is commonly because you are not ovulating regularly. This can be because of stress, changes in weight,diet, or exercise, medications, or diseases such as thyroid disease, insulin resistance/diabetes, or PCOS. You need to see your doctor to find out what the cause is in your case. Good luck. ...Read more

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I missed my periods this month and taking primolut n 5mg . How long i should take it to get my periods??

I missed my periods this month and taking primolut n 5mg . How long i should take it to get my periods??

Doctors instructions: You should follow the instructions by the prescribing doctor. Progesterone does not always work to trigger menstrual cycles. Birth control pills often work better to regulate the cycles. ...Read more