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Why have my cycles become irregualr?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy.
When a girl has just started menstruating & around the time of menopause periods can be irregular.

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Reasons for irregularity include weight gain or loss, breastfeeding, alcohol use, eating disorders, marked emotional stress, endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cervical polyps, polycystic ovarian syndrome, excessive exercise & pregnancy.
When a girl has just started menstruating & around the time of menopause periods can be irregular.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Hormone fluctuation?

A doctor can check to look for a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms.
Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A pregnancy test can be done after a missed period, or 3 wks after sex, if worried about pregnancy.

In brief: Hormone fluctuation?

A doctor can check to look for a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms.
Many women have some variation of mucus discharge, of periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. A pregnancy test can be done after a missed period, or 3 wks after sex, if worried about pregnancy.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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