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My period been inregular for 2 years and misses months what can it be?

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Marianne DiNapoli
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In brief: Many causes

There are many causes for irregular menstruation.
One common one is polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos), a hormonal imbalance along with cysts in the ovaries. Though most irregular menstruation is not acutely dangerous, any woman who does not menstruate monthly should consider seeing her pcp or an ob/gyn for evaluation.

In brief: Many causes

There are many causes for irregular menstruation.
One common one is polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos), a hormonal imbalance along with cysts in the ovaries. Though most irregular menstruation is not acutely dangerous, any woman who does not menstruate monthly should consider seeing her pcp or an ob/gyn for evaluation.
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