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Irregular and missing periods. Not pregnant. What is the problem?

Hello doctor! i have been facing the problem of irregular periods since 4 months..that is since december..hence i have taken sysron n once n got my periods in january..but after dat again it stopped..n now itz 2 months above i havent got my periods! i am married and my husband stays abroad so we i am note sexualy active since 1 year! i am sure i am not pregnant! but yeah i have been experiencing breast tendeness during the moth beginning since 2 months..! i really dont know wats the problem..please help
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Thanks for the query.

Your symptoms of irregular periods suggests hormonal imbalance.
I recommend you to get a transvaginal ultrasound done to rule out polycystic ovary.
You need to take hormones in the form of oral contraceptive pills for atleast 6 months.
Reduce your weight if you are overweight.
Even 5 % decrease in weight normalizes your menstrual cycle.
Breast tenderness is due to hormone called progesterone.
It will subside once your cycles are regular.
Nothing to worry.
Hope this helps.
Dr Nilofer
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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