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4 months delay in periods in a teen - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a few concerns about my period
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   proceed
User :   i have missed my period for about four months now and i don't know why
Doctor :   your age
User :   17
Doctor :   did you sex recently
User :   no. i'm a virgin
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   then where your periods normal before
User :   they never really were... but i usually get one every month except for a few times maybe
Doctor :   okay
Doctor :   then you should do two things
User :   they would always be like a week or so late
Doctor :   one is the ultrasound abdomen to look for any abnormality of the uterus and ovary
Doctor :   second the sex hormones , fsh and LH levels
Doctor :   these will detect the reason for this
Doctor :   and your irregular periods

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