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Testing for oligomenorrhea

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I am having a prblm regarding irregular cycles.usually my circle is 40 to 45 dayz.bt these dayz this become so delay as i got my periods on 18th june bt its 31august today and i did not get periods.i took two medicines, "progeston and oestogen" and doctors u will get the periods after a week. bt now its been 15dayz that i had these medicines. is it something serious.please help me as i am very tensed. i am getting married on 11dec,2009.my age is 23yrs.


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replied September 7th, 2009
Menstruation Answer A7208



Given the information you provided (menstrual cycle length 40-45 days, last menstrual period still missing, pimples on face), it is possible that you might be experiencing oligomenorrhea. Oligomenorrhea is a condition in which menstrual cycles are longer than 35 days. It might be caused by a number of different conditions, most of which influence the menstrual cycle length through hormonal level changes.


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, stress, anxiety, certain glandular tumors, chronic illnesses, and poor nutrition might all be responsible for a hormonal imbalance.


You might want to visit a gynecologist for a physical examination and hormonal laboratory tests, which might confirm a hormonal imbalance. Additional tests might be needed (pelvic and abdominal ultrasound scan, for example) to determine the exact cause.




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