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I have not got my periods n this month?

I have not got my periods n this month?

Periods: Periods can be at various times if not regulated with birth control. Or you could be pregnant, take a pregnancy test to make sure. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


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I have not gotten my period but I have not had sex. What could be wrong?

I have not gotten my period but I have not had sex. What could be wrong?

Delayed ovulation: If you were having regular periods before this one, then you probably had a delayed ovulation. Give it another week. If it doesn't start, talk to your GYN. He or she mau give you some medicine to get it started again. ...Read more

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I want to know why I have been getting cramps but my period is still not come in yet?

I want to know why I have been getting cramps but my period is still not come in yet?

Well: Theres the bladder, peeing a lot? There's the colon, having constipation? Unprotected intercourse? It could be just uterine cramping prior to bleeding, the uterus is a muscle and can cramp. If miserable with cramping a lot get on the pill; use 2 aleve (naproxen) 2x per day for uterine cramping, there is no specific answer but may need 2 b seen. ...Read more

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I had never had sex and I have not gotten my period yet for about 2 months. What do I do?

I had never had sex and I have not gotten my period yet for about 2 months. What do I do?

See below: I think you can safely wait it out. Is sounds as if you've experienced an anovulatory cycle; one in which an egg is not released. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hello suddenly my periods have stopped I think I was pregnant but not. It's almost been year since I had my last period Why and whats the remedy?

Hello suddenly my periods have stopped I think I was pregnant but not. It's almost been year since I had my last period Why and whats the remedy?

Amenorrhea: Having no period for two or more consecutive months, warrants a work-up for secondary amenorrhea. Assuming you are not pregnant given that it has been almost a year since your last period, your clinician will rule out hypothyroidism, elevated prolactin, or premature ovarian failure as potential causes. Excessive weight loss, malnutrition, and physical stress are also potential causes. Take care ...Read more

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How do I get my period faster? I have not gotten it since september 1

How do I get my period faster? I have not gotten it since september 1

The only way: The only way to regulate your cycles is taking birth control. If you havent had your period then do a pregnancy test. If negative or abstinent and it still continues then see your physician for an evaluation if it continues for too long to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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I had my period two weeks ago And now I have it again I have had sex in that time But why would I have my period again ?

I had my period two weeks ago 
And now I have it again 
I have had sex in that time 
But why would I have my period again ?

Period: It is not unusual for a teenager to have an irregular period but it should correct itself. However I hope you had protected sex ? If not please do a pregnancy test if your next period is late ...Read more

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I want my period , but I am spotting. Did I just have my period?

I want my period , but I am spotting. Did I just have my period?

Could be : Do a pg test to r/o preg and see your gyn for an evaluation, your gyn can check your hormones and do an ultrasound to accurtaely diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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I have been really stressed lately and my period was supposed to come a week ago. I haven't got it yet, I have irregular periods, am I pregnant?

I have been really stressed lately and my period was supposed to come a week ago. I haven't got it yet, I have irregular periods, am I pregnant?

Hard to guess: Some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Pregnancy is a common cause of a missed period, if having sex. Urine pregnancy tests are very accurate. Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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Why haven't I gotten my period in years?

Why haven't I gotten my period in years?

Menopause: 40 y/o would be considered "normal" for a woman to stop having menstrual periods, because she went into menopause. A doctor can do a blood test (FSH) to determine, whether a woman that age is actually in menopause. ...Read more

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I got my period last month but I haven't got it this month and I haven't had sex so what does it mean ?

I got my period last month but I haven't got it this month and I haven't had sex so what does it mean ?

It means you: either going to have a delayed period or you missed your period from various reasons and the most common one is stress. ...Read more

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No PMS symptoms but i did get my period? I am on my period now so i obviously have not skipped a period . Yet i had no PMS this month. Why is this?

No PMS symptoms but i did get my period? I am on my period now so i  obviously have not skipped a period . Yet i had no PMS this month. Why is this?

Be glad: Maybe you're eating better -- more omega-3's, fruits, and veggies. Maybe you've increased your exercise. Maybe you've reduced caffeine, refined sugar, and sodium intake. Maybe you're taking a good multivitamin, or a b complex with extra b6; also reducing stress. Are you taking anti-inflammatory medicines? Or, you've had a spontaneous remission. Nice christmas gift, it seems. ...Read more

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I haven't started my period but I have anaemia?

I haven't started my period but I have anaemia?

Normal/don't stress.: Always rule out pregnancy first. However, many things can affect the timing and regularity of one's cycle (e.g. Weight changes, diet, stress, etc..). Don't stress. Keep an eye on it for now. If the changes are persistent for more than 5-6 cycles, see your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Why have i been having my period to almost ten days?

Why have i been having my period to almost ten days?

Pregnancy?: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Why have i not got my period in four months and im not pregnant?

Why have i not got my period in four months and im not pregnant?

Not ovulating: You may have stopped ovulating. There are lots of reasons women can develop a problem with ovulation. Thyroid problems, weight gain, high prolactin hormone levels, pregnancy). I would get a blood test to make certain you are not pregnant. Severe stress can also temporarily stop a woman from ovulating. Some women with mild PCOS can ovulate at a lower weight but with weight gain they stop. ...Read more

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I have always had irregular periods, and right now I never have my period. what should I do?

I have always had irregular periods, and right now I never have my period. what should I do?

Evaluation: It is time to go in and have an evaluation including a physical exam and lab evaluation to determine the cause of your condition. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more