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What are reasons for a missed menstrual period, other than emotional stress, physical stress, and pregnancy?

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Dr. Kathryn Mercer
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Non ovulation

There are many reasons that a woman doesn't ovulate occasionally.
Recurrent anovulation is usually associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome and can be treated with birth control pills or intermittent Progesterone or Clomid (clomiphene) if pregnancy is desired.

In brief: Non ovulation

There are many reasons that a woman doesn't ovulate occasionally.
Recurrent anovulation is usually associated with polycystic ovarian syndrome and can be treated with birth control pills or intermittent Progesterone or Clomid (clomiphene) if pregnancy is desired.
Dr. Kathryn Mercer
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Normal variation

To occasionally skip a period should not be particularly concerning.
The factors you mention are commonly asociated with irregular cycles. Polycystis ovarian syndrome (pcos) is by far the most common reason for irregular cycles.

In brief: Normal variation

To occasionally skip a period should not be particularly concerning.
The factors you mention are commonly asociated with irregular cycles. Polycystis ovarian syndrome (pcos) is by far the most common reason for irregular cycles.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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