Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
180 Doctors are Online

Delayed periods, stomach pain, excessive hunger, did not have sex, no weight gain. What could be the cause?

Hi, I m hoping to get some answers, my period is 9 days late I m 16 years old and my boyfriend and I haven t had sex, but my stomach hurts a lot now I don t know why, I just would like to know how to help it and I m constantly hungry but I know it can t be pregnancy cuz I haven t gained wait for years I m only 88.8 pounds !
Asked On : Tue, 31 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  42
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
OBGYN 's  Response
Jan 2016
Hallow Dear,

If you are cent per cent sure that you never had sex, you may forget about the pregnancy. Your delayed menses could be due to other hormonal dysfunction.

You are having voracious appetite and still you are thin and lean. This is suggesting the possibility of Thyroid dysfunction - hyperthyroidism. Please get your blood examined for T3, T4 and TSH.

Thyroid dysfunctions are common at this age; however they are more of low Thyroid function in which there is loss of appetite and weight gain.

Please report to your Gynaecologist and get hormonal work up done. Then you may be started appropriate treatment.

Finally, delay in the menses just once should not alarm you. Keep a watch, if the irregularity recurs, you may start investigations with the advice of a Gynaecologist. Currently you may take some progesterone preparation like Deviry for 5 days and you should get menses within 4-7 days.

I hope this helps you.

Dr. Nishikant Shrotri
Answered: Sun, 13 Dec 2015
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor