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ok, so exactly whr did it go???

my cousin has seen her Period2x this year? and they 1nc in Jan and 1nc in April. so jus where did it go??? shes gone to the dr. for a pregnancy test... NEGATIVE. ans doesnt feel any diff. eating habits are the same, energy etc. other thn being prego, wht could be a reason for your period to stop... or come so irregularly. (shes usually regualr)

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StarrCooKie

Asked by StarrCooKie at 1:07 AM on May. 13, 2009 in Health

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  • She needs to get a second opinion. That's not normal. How old is she? Could she be menopausal? It can happen as early as your 20's sometimes.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:10 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • stress, new forms of birth control, new medications, weight loss/gain, starting to work out more often. there are lots of reasons, i would also go back to the doc and have them do a blood test to make sure her hormone levels are ok she may need to get on estrogen or something if her levels have dropped for some reason.
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 1:10 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • It could be PCOS possibly.

    Is she overweight? Sometimes being overweight along with poor eating habits (even if she doesn't think he eating habits are poor) can cause irregular periods. Regular eating of processed, sugary foods can make someone insulin resistant. The excess insulin in their blood can shut down the ovaries causing a lack of ovulation/period.

    She should see an endocrinologist for some blood work to check her hormone levels and then perhaps a nutrition specialist?

    Being underweight can cause problems too.
    NovemberLove

    Answer by NovemberLove at 1:11 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • she will be 19 this month.
    no BC
    no major weight changes
    no real changes in diet, activity etc..
    i also says she should get a second opinion
    just wanted to kno if you ladies had any ideas of why this might be
    StarrCooKie

    Answer by StarrCooKie at 1:13 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • i would have her go back in and have blood work done. my sister was regular until she was about that age, then started skipping every few months. they went through a bunch of diff birth controls for her to help get her regular again and finally determined that the combination of starting college, eating habits changing (even slightly), stress due to being a "grown up" basically, and just other life stuff at that age, affected her period and her hormone levels. so she has to have a low dose estrogen b.c. pill in order to have a regular period
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 1:17 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • PCOS
    left untreated will cause a much greater risk of uterince cancer and other long term problems when she is much older. she just needs to go to a gynecologist this is very common and easily treated.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:13 AM on May. 13, 2009

  • I started the same thing last year - it was PCOS for me.
    qtnik

    Answer by qtnik at 10:20 AM on May. 13, 2009

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