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What could be the cause of irregularity in periods ?

Hi , i m 27 year old married women,problem is that my periods are irregular from last 5 months it delays by 15 days some time 1 month..so i m worried..wat may be the problem?..i m working women bt there is no such high tension or anything like that..plz reply
Wed, 25 Jan 2012
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Radiologist 's  Response
Hi!
welcome to healthcaremagic.com.Delayed cycles can be due to hormonal changes(natural or from oc pills), stress, thyroid hypofunction,anemia,infections etc..Do get a ultrasound scan of pelvis to see for ovaries-Cysts/polycyst etc..,get routine blood profile,thyroid profile,blood sugar,prolactin levels and let us know.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware's  Response
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Irregular periods can be due to hormonal imbalance;ovarian cysts;stress;anaemia to name a few reasons.Please consult a Gynaec for examination& if she feels she will advise you investigation to find the cause.Once you know the reason for irregular periods then she will prescribe medicines to regularize the periods.
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