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    What causes irregular menstrual cycle?

Posted on Wed, 5 Aug 2015 in Women's Health
Question: Hi Doctor

Please help me with my un acceptable cycle change which never happened in my entire life

On 21st XXXXXXX I got my menstrual periods for 5days
Thank again I got them 0n 4th July...
The flow was normal
Is this cycle will be dangerous for my health....

What will be reason for this 14days cycles
Usually I have a cycle between 26 - 29 days and always prompt on time

Have delivered 1 child ... normal delivery
Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It can be a normal physiological change.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,

Thanks for trusting hcm about your health care.
I can understand your concerns.
Menstrual cycle is regulated by hormonal levels and it can changed by some non pathological conditions like anxiety, stress, diet changes, weight changes and sleep pattern.
Some causes of irregular cycles are hormonal disturbances, PCOD, fibroid, thyroid disorder and infection.
In women life some or other day they may get disturbances in menstrual cycle and it is considered normal.
In your case as you are not having any symptoms and flow was normal, you should not take so much stress.
If it persist for 2-3 cycles than consult a Gynecologist and get yourself examined and rule out the above mentioned causes.
Hope it is useful, feel free to discuss more questions.
Good luck.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal 42 hours later

Acknowledge your briefed answer and well noted with thanks

I am glad that I have consulted you all before getting more worried as never had happened before...

Appreciated your help

Many thanks XXXXXXX

Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 16 hours later
Brief Answer:
You are most welcome.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Sorry for the long delay in my response.
You are most welcome and thanks for your kind words towards me,I am always here to help you.
If you have no further queries and you want to close the discussion kindly accept my answer before closing it if found useful.
Good luck.
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