Reasons For A Missed Period Besides Pregnancy

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Reasons for Missed Periods if You Aren’t Pregnant

If your period is late, you might immediately think you are pregnant. But while pregnancy is certainly a common reason, this isn’t always the case. Amenorrhea is the medical term for a missed period or the absence of menstruation. Primary amenorrhea is when you are over the age of 15 and have not yet begun menstruation. Secondary amenorrhea is when you have been menstruating and suddenly stop.

 

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