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I have irregular periods. I have raised my concerns to my

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I have irregular periods. I have raised my concerns to my doctor but she has dismissed them. I don't know what's wrong. I have missed my period for now two months with negative pregnancy tests.
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Shahid Karim replied 14 days ago.

Hi, thanks for getting in touch. I'm sorry to hear about what's going on. It's actually very common for periods to become somewhat irregular particularly if there's been a change in the body of significance. It can be fairly minor things like weight gain or loss, even a change in exercise levels and certainly stress can have an effect. Almost all women at some point (if not multiple times) will have such irregularities in their cycles, the main thing is to know that this is a form of 'normal' and we almost always see resolution by 3 months. If you haven't had a period until then, your GP should carry out blood tests looking at both your sex hormone levels and also thyroid function and iron levels.