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I'm having irregular periods

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I'm having irregular periods
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.
Please provide more information regarding your question so I can help you in detail.

When was your last menstrual period?

Are you sexually active?

Are you using any contraception?

History of unprotected sex?

Weight gain/loss?

How many days do you bleed?

Thanks.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
two months ago, and no I am not sexually active
no, I am a virgin
no
5-7 days
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 months ago.

Hi,

Irregular menstrual periods are usually the result of hormonal Imbalance.

Stress is a common cause of irregular periods. If you are fatigued, worried, or anxious this can cause your hormones to become unbalanced.

A poor diet or extreme weight loss or gain can also affect your hormones. Women with anorexia or bulimia often have no period or irregular periods.

Intense exercise can often cause irregular periods.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
PCOS causes cysts to form on the ovaries, interfering with regular ovulation.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inflammatory bowel disease causes inflammation of the lower intestines .

Before any treatment is planned a detailed investigations should be done like blood work like FSH,LH,PRL,Thyroid function Test, T.V.S ultrasound.
You should consult your obs/gyn doctor for further evaluation and management.

I hope this helps.

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