Missed Period

Other than pregnancy, there are many causes of missing a period. Conditions that affect the hormonal balance of the body results in delay or absence of periods. This imbalance can occur due to stress, high or low body weight, PCOS, using birth control pills, and thyroid problems.

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I have missed periods for two months. Is it due to polycystic ovarian disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed periods for two months. I am trying to conceive but the test is negative. I have bilateral polycystic ovaries. Is there any problem? I am taking tablets for pregnancy.  Read Full »


Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. Given that you have a condition of bilateral polycystic ovaries, chances are you are having a polycystic ovarian disease. Besides polycystic ovaries, you may be suffering from hyperandrogenism, basically high level of androgen hormones which...  Read Full »

I have PCOS and missed periods, but can see blood on inserting finger. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have not had periods in three months due to PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome). Recently, I had a burning sensation while I urinate. I had couple of pictures taken and I realized I bruised myself while showering because my nails are long. Yesterday, I had some cramps like period cramp...  Read Full »


Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. I presume you already know that PCOS causes your irregular menstrual cycle. And it can also present like very scanty bleeding or just spotting today then nothing at all the following day, it is called oligomenorrhea and it is part of the PCOS....  Read Full »

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