When should I be worried about my period being late?
Topic: When should I be worried about my period being late?
June 16, 2019 / By Amelia Question:
I haven't had a period in at least 2 months, probably more like 4 months but I'm not really sure because I never keep track of it or anything. I know I'm not pregnant cuz I'm a virgin and my periods have always been really irregular in the past so I'm not sure if this is normal or not. Should I be worried? And if this is a problem what shoud I do about it? Thanks for the help!
Best Answers: When should I be worried about my period being late?
Walter | 2 days ago
By having irregular periods, you could have a serious underlying problem or it could be something small. You should be seeing a doctor regularly, getting check ups and letting him know about anything that might concern you, so you know for sure if there is anything wrong or if everything is fine. It's always good for piece of mind. Do you have any other symptoms?? ie Excessive weight gain/loss, facial/body hair, Spotting, Acne ect? Other things to consider if your are athletic, have weight problems, hormonal imbalances, infections, other more serious problems can cause mentrual problems..
I too have bad menstrual problems. i usually have a period every 5-8 months but when I was younger it was like yours every 3-4 months or so. I was diagnosed with PCOS at age 19 which is a hormonal imbalance. High estrogen levels and elevated testosterone which is a male hormone but aside from that I dont have any other symptoms. I am maybe a little smaller than average in normal weight, no problems with facial/body hair, maybe a pimple here and there, I am healthy. I had a miscarriage when I was very young (16yrs) at 19wks and because of my disorder, it has made it almost impossible for me to have a baby. I don't ovulate which can put you at risk for other problems in the long run ie ovarian cancer, Endometriosis, PID, Diabetes ect ect.
It is very important that you see your doctor and get everything checked out. Don't play with that, it could be very serious. Also try asking your family about any conditions or problems that may run in the family on the womens side. Get as much info as you can and do your research!! Google baby, im tellin you.
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Originally Answered: Ladies did anyone have a period late and take a pregnacy test and it came out negative and still no period?
it could be different factors
2. pre menopause ( some women have an onset as early as their 20's)
5. lifestyle changes (diet, weight gain, weight loss)
I think you should see a gynecologist and have a pregnancy test done through a blood specimen, it could be you weren't far along enough for the urine pregnancy test to determine where you are pregnant or not it all depends on your hormonal level when you took the test, if you're not pregnat then other tests will be done like checking your hormone levels ( estrogen, progestrin, testoterone, and estradiol levels) to make sure they are not too low or high. I hope this info helps you. God Speed!
I doubt you're pregnant, your periods are not regular and compounded with the worry, that can delay a period too. Try not to worry, have a nice warm bath, relax a little.
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Not really. I mean, it depends on when you got your first, and how old you are now. If it's been a few years (About three or four), it should have regulated itself, and you may want to take a visit to your doc. But otherwise, you should be good.
Periods can come late from being underweight, or sometimes stress as well. (Though, with stress it's usually only a couple of days.)
So yeah, it's pretty normal.
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If you are 18 or under, you have nothing to worry about, your hormones still fluctuate wildly.
You may not have a period for a whole year, or you may get it tomorrow, it's all normal at this point.
Enjoy it while it lasts!
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If you haven't done ANYthing that could get you pregnant, it could be normal. Are you very thin or very athletic? That could cause your periods to be late or not come at all.
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Originally Answered: im late and im starting to get worried?
Having irregular or missed periods can be caused by a number of things such as significant weight gain or loss (although low body weight is a common cause of missed or irregular periods, obesity also can cause menstrual problems), over-exercise, poor nutrition (or a diet too high in carbohydrates), smoking, certain medications, caffeine, excessive alcohol use (interfering with how the liver metabolizes estrogen and progesterone), eating disorders, increased stress, PCOS (Polycystic ovarian syndrome or estrogen dominance), uterine abnormalities such as fibroids, ovarian cysts, polyps, endometriosis and hormonal imbalances.
I would recommend you consult with your doctor/gynaecologist for further evaluation to see what they think could be causing this if you have missed your period for more than two months.
Good luck :)