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Why Don T I Get 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
Why don't I get my period? I'm 19 and not sexually active. I get my period once every three or four months and it's extremely painful. I can't even stand because the pain is so bad. What could this be?
When: When did you first start your period? Within the first 2-3 years of starting a period, a young woman may not have regular monthly ovulations which can lead to an irregular period. This is completely normal and nothing for you to worry about. Over the next few years, your period will become more regular. If you did start your period more than 3 years ago, there are other reasons besides pregnancy that can cause a woman to miss a period such as: stress, diet, excessive exercise or a hormone imbalance such as with a thyroid disorder or polycystic ovarian syndrome. You've got 2 reasons to call your doctor - for the irregularity of your period and for the pain you experience. Your doctor will take a thorough history and physical and may run some tests to find out why your period is irregular. Often your period can be regulated (and be made less painful!) by using hormonal birth control such as the pill or Depo-Provera shot. Good luck! ...Read more
Why don't I get my period anymore? Is haveing an ovarian cyst the cause of me not getting pregnant?
Why don't I get my period? I'm 16 haven't had my period in 18mnths I got it for 6mnths, had it 4 times in that 6mnths and then I sprained my ankle and it never came back I have never had sex or been on birth control
Why I don't get my period? I'm23&virgin. I have only one ovary&i had ovary cysts 2 times. Used to take jasmin&progesterone pills. Btw im takin clonazepam
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
21 and no period: Would go to a gyn and have an ultrasound and check prolactin levels and TSH (thyroid) levels for a start.. You may have polycytic ovarian syndrome, or a prolactinoma or other dysfunction it may be that the obesity is part of the syndroem why you don't have a period. Follow up with gyn or endocrinologist ...Read more
Why didn't I get my period when I finished the third row of pills in my first pack of birth control?
I'm sexually active and I'm 10 days late on my period and took 5 pregnancy tests that said negative, why wouldn't I get my period?
Poss. Irreg cycle: You may just have an aberrant cycle this month. Having said that, it is best to rule out pregnancy with a blood pregnancy test. If the blood pregnancy test is negative, then its an irregular cycle. ...Read more
My baby is4months old and I had all my3periods but not this one and I'm not pregnant I switch to breast milk only for month why didn't I get my period?
Anovulation: It sounds as if you're having anovulatory cycles. These are cycles in which the ovary fails to release an egg. This disrupts the usual hormonal levels. See your doctor. ...Read more
I'm 23 years old, I've been irregular all my life. I haven't had a period for a few years been trying to get pregnant, but nothing. Why don't I get periods?
Infertility problem: A 23 year old with no periods for several years and difficulty getting pregnant implies a hormonal or endocrine problem. There could also be anatomical problems with your uterus or ovarian egg production. I visit to an infertility specialist is advised, assuming you have been trying unsuccessfully for more than one year. ...Read more
Why don't I get a period? I haven't had a period since I was 16 and started birth control even though I no longer take birth control.
Many options: 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
Why everytime I have sex with my boyfriend I miss my period and when I don't I get it regular. Can I be pregnant? . It happens all the time
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. See a doctor for your irregular cycles. ...Read more
Why don't I get brown discharge at the end of my period anymore? I've had reg periods for 4 years but now it's only fresh red blood every day. Hcg 1
Not unusual: Some women get brown spotting at the end of their periods, and some women don't ever get brown spotting at all. The brown discharge is more than likely just dried blood making its way out of your uterus and isn't anything to be too concerned with unless accompanied by bad odor and/or sticks around awhile in which case we'd need to rule out an STD. Fresh, bright red blood of your bleeding cycle is fine ...Read more
Why don't I get brown discharge at the end of my periods anymore? Now period is only red fresh colored blood and hCG level is 1 at 8 weeks after sex
Normal: I'm not sure why you no longer have the brown discharge however I would not be concerned about something being "wrong"- you are a woman and our bodies tend to change. ...Read more
If you don't have a period for 9 months and you're 51 and then you get your period is that cause for concern?
Post menopause: Yes. It can be an emergency. Please sign off of the internet and get to the gynecologist's office urgently. ...Read more
I don't get may period monthly I have sum times every 3 months n when I do get it. It comes out realy but realy dark the blood like black?
How can I get my periods early? I don't had any sex since last 3 months. I am 25 years old. Generally I get period in 40 to 50 days. I want it asap
Manipulating menses: There is no way to get it asap. If your periods are 40-50 days apart, that is not normal. The use of birth controo pills is the way that periods are usually manipulated. ...Read more
She hasn't had a consistent period. Got period when she was 15, now 16 And sometimes doesn't get it every month. Should she worry? Thank you for time!
Very young: It takes a few years from the onset of the period to regulate. Now if sexually active better do a pregnancy test otherwise just let the body regulate itself and monitor ...Read more
Need more info: A cycle length of 21 to 35 days is considered normal. Bleeding unto total 7 days is considered normal. Please describe your issue. If the number of days is short for the first time, please do a pregnancy test. If you are on birth control pills, then your periods will become shorter. Some women will have a period for 1 to 2 day sonly when they ar eon BCPs. ...Read more
Yes: Ovulation (releasing an egg) is necessary for pregnancy. Irregular periods are, generally speaking, an indication that you're not ovulating, or at least not regularly and, therefore, getting pregnant will be much harder. Fortunately, there are a number of things that can be done to help women with irregularity to ovulate and achieve pregnancy. See your obgyn. ...Read more
Look into cause: If your period is late and u just spot, the first thing u have to do is figure out the cause. If you are using contraception it could be the cause. If you are having unprotected sex, it could be pregnancy. It could also be due to stress, diet, exercise, weight, medicines, or illnesses such as thyroid disease, diabetes/insulin resistance, PCOS, adrenal disorders, or pituitary tumors. Hope this helps ...Read more
Often not known: Some have a high threshold for pain, others don't. Ur correct, some lucky women experience no pain with periods. Very severe menstrual pain can be associated with endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease. Pain is from uterine contractions which which vary in tensity from woman to woman. Possibly severe contractions in some, briefly reduce blood supply to uterine muscle causing increased pain. ...Read more
Possible: It depends on the reason for the lack of periods. If at 18 there have never been any periods, some evaluation would be helpful. Usually there is a treatable cause. I hope it turns out well for you. ...Read more
Unclear question: Do you mean that you expect to get your period on feb 25th but had pink vaginal discharge? Are your sexually active? If yes, do you use contraceptive consistently? Implantation bleeding is one possible explanation. If you miss your period by 4-5 days, it would be useful to do a home pregnancy test. ...Read more
Sure: Talk to your doctor about hormonal manipulation. ...Read more
You do not mention how old you are or if you have ever had a period or if you had them and they are irregular.
First thing you need to do is make sure your lack of periods is not due to pregnancy assuming you have had periods.
Polycystic ovary syndrome, (pcos), is problem that can affect a woman's hormone levels, periods, and ovulation. You need to find out why you don´t have them, and correct it. ...Read more
I always get brown dicharge before my period is due but I don't get it anymore, is it normal not to have it?
Why do I have so much pain when I get my period so bad I don't wanna go anywhere and only on for two days help?
See your ob: This is a very tough thing to tell you exactly what would be going on over the internet. You should not have to live your life around your periods, so seek attention. ...Read more
Why do I get a headache premigraine kind of feeling if I don't eat for a period of time. Feel better after I eat?
Hunger: Hunger or not eating can be a precipitating factor for migraines. ...Read more
I have 4 months an I don't get my period I gain some wait because of that and starting to breakdown what can I take or do?
I don't get my period regularly and I was wondering, could that be a big factor as to why I'm not losing any weight when I exercise?
Well, .....: In "Medicine", everything may be connected in some way. For example, if your periods are irregular, you may have an underlying thyroid disorder, and the underlying thyroid disorder would be more likely to cause you to have trouble losing weight, etc. Get a good examination and history from a caring doctor and you may be able to get to the bottom of your issues. Good luck. ...Read more
Why do I come on my period at random times. Some months I don't get a period at all and when I do come on it usually last for at least 2 weeks?
Anovulation: When a woman doesn't ovulate regularly, she can have missed months or longer interval between periods. Going on OCP can help regulate periods... Also you might need blood work to assess for any other issues ...Read more
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