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Why is my period 4 months late i haven't had my period for like 4 months and its not my thyroid IV gaid just a tad more weight i don't understand what it could be ?

Why is my period 4 months late i haven't had my period for like 4 months and its not my thyroid IV gaid just a tad more weight i don't understand what it could be ?

I : I agree with you that that is a concerning symptom. Please take a pregnancy test if there is any possibility of pregnancy. It sounds like your weight is stable and that you have had your thyroid function checked. I don't know your age, but some women go through menopause as early as their 40's. Even prior to that, hormone levels can fluctuate with age. However, the bottom line is, it is very abnormal not to have a period for four months, and you need to be rechecked by your doctor. ...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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Why is my period late every month?

Why is my period late every month?

Don't Know.: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Well doctor I had my period a month ago but before it came I had sex two weeks before now it's a month later and my period is late and I had this brown spotting and it's now red , am I pregnant or is it my period?

Well doctor I had my period a month ago but before it came I had sex two weeks before now it's a month later and my period is late and I had this brown spotting and it's now red , am I pregnant or is it my period?

Test yourself: Unlikely pregnant since you had your period 2 weeks after intercourse, this means the egg that you ovulated was not fertilized by sperm. But you can take a pregnancy test now to be sure. Always check to be safe! Also, if you do not want to become pregnant at 18 years old, you should either 1) be on birth control or 2) not have sex. Are you ready to have kids now? See a doctor to discuss options. ...Read more

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My period is 4 months late. What could be wrong?

My period is 4 months late. What could be wrong?

Menopause symptoms: Symptoms of menopause include irregular cycles (eventually becoming absent), hot flashes, sleep difficulty, mood changes, drier skin, vaginal dryness, loss of libido, night sweats, fatigue, hair loss, poor concentration, etc. Menopause would be the most likely cause of absent cycles in women over 45, but other concerning issues may also be present, so an evaluation by a gynecologist would be wise ...Read more

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I'm 3 months late for my period what could it be?

I'm 3 months late for my period what could it be?

See your GYN: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. Take hpt. ...Read more

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My period is 3 months late, What could be wrong?

My period is 3 months late, What could be wrong?

This needs eval.: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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