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Missed periods, constantly tired, feeling dizzy and nauseous

Hey guys!

So a bit of background first- I haven't been sexually active since January, I was on cerazette for 2 years up until August. Since coming off cerazette I have not had any periods, so that would mean I've missed 4. In the past month I've increasingly become more tired and often feel dizzy when standing for longer than 10 minutes. I have also begun to feel nauseous and sometimes like i need to open my bowels, but nothing ever happens.
I will go to the GP in the new year but for the time being has anyone got any suggestions what these symptoms might be due to?

Many Thanks & Happy Holidays,
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replied December 27th, 2012
Hi,
Welcome to ehealthforum,
If your fertility/ovulation has returned, then being sexually active after coming off your birth control use could result in pregnancy as suggested by your recent symptoms (increased tiredness, dizziness, nausea, bowel habit changes). If you are not pregnant, then absence of periods that you describe could be attributed to hormonal imbalance, thyroid abnormalities, endometrial or ovarian changes, post-contraceptive-ovarian failure/suppression, etc. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation done by your doctor/gynecologist. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for the absent periods and to confirm/rule out pregnancy chances by getting thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you get your periods and regulate periods. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.



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