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Why Do Not I Get My Period
Why do I not get my period anymore? I used to have a semi-normal periods, skipping maybe one month. I started in the 6th grade. And I am now in 11th grade. I however do not get them often, 3, maybe four times a year at most. For example, i haven't had a m
You : You need to take a urine pregnancy test if you haven't already. Even if it is negative you need to see your doctor as it is abnormal to go from having normal periods to having this irregular of periods. Your weight is normal so that is not a likely cause. Please see your doctor and have a complete evaluation. ...Read more
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
Normal variation: Menstrual cycles can vary from month to month by several days one way or the other, by amount of menstrual flow, type of flow, etc.. Any stress on the body such as a cold, allergies, emotional stress, lack of sleep, etc...can alter your hormones which in turn will alter the menstrual cycle. Keep a calendar of your cycle for several months and take to your GYN for evaluation. ...Read more
Need to Find Out: Good question. That is certainly not normal. Most common reason is a problem with ovulation (PCOS, thyroid issues, prolactin problems, etc). May be a problem of brain communication to your ovaries. Could be the ovaries actually failing. Or could be a physical reason (polyp, fibroids,etc). Would see your OBGYN to get some labs and begin an evaluation ...Read more
Normal: Some eggs take longer to mature than others so there is some variation in cycle length. 28 days has become the expected length of each cycle because of birth control pills. Any where from 21 days from the start of one to the start of the next to 35-42 days ( depending on your source) is considered normal. Many women wish that they were on the longer end of this range. Hope this helps. ...Read more
21-35 days: Normal periods are every 21-35 days not necessarily once a month. If yours are more frequent or less frequent than this then you may want to schedule a visit with an Obgyn to discuss options for cycle regulation ...Read more
Why do i get my period for more than 10 days then stop and get it back 2-3 days later? Is it normal? Can it prevent me from having children? Help!
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