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    Irregular menstrual cycle. What could be the reason?

hi, pls i last had my menstration on 13th feb. i.e. after 14 days of my last menstral cycle. Now am seeing it again today 1st march, i.e. exactly 17 days of my last cycle. pls am disturb cos i dont knw whether am okey. Doctor, is it normal? but before now i used to have it after 27, 26 or 25 days cycle, since last month it became irregular. pls help me.
Tue, 5 Mar 2013
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Hi,
Irregular cycles have several reasons- basically due to hormonal imbalance, as a result of polycystic ovaries, thyroid disorders, local infections, erosions, polyps, weight changes, change of life style, stress , use of drugs influencing hormonal balance and so on. You should get a complete evaluation with your doctor to plan further management. Please try to maintain peace, adjust your life style and diet to improve your nutrition and maintain a balanced weight coupled with daily exercise. Take care.
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