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My period is late 3 weeks but I am not pregnant. What could it be ?

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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depends on your age.
There could be several reasons for not having periods-stress, medical problems including thyroid , hormone imbalance etc...In older pt it could mean beginning of menopause although everyone is different, may take few months to few yrs.You need to see doctor for evaluation.

In brief: Depends

Depends on your age.
There could be several reasons for not having periods-stress, medical problems including thyroid , hormone imbalance etc...In older pt it could mean beginning of menopause although everyone is different, may take few months to few yrs.You need to see doctor for evaluation.
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Late period

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.

In brief: Late period

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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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