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Blood tested for thyroid. Irregular period. Why are there cramps and pain?

Hi , I am 17 days over my periods and my periods are always irregular I just check with my Dr and he told me for blood test for thyroid , I just did ysterday still waiting for answer, but I have cramps and pain like I will have periods but not and also I am fasting now a days , can u plz help me and tell me when do I will get me periods and also is it normal
Asked On : Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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Diseases of thyroid can make your periods irregular which can be improved by treatment. If your thyroid functions are normal you should consult an Endocrinologist or Gynaecologist and do an evaluation for irregular cycles.
Some females can have inter menstrual bleeding or spotting 2 weeks after a cycle.

The usual investigations i do for such a patient are Thyroid function tests, serum prolactin, testosterone, LH, FSH and an ultrasound scanning of pelvis.

Hope I have answered your querry

Dr Ajish TP
Consultant Endocrinologist
Answered: Wed, 8 Oct 2014
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