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    I'm worried because i haven't been on my period for 4-5 months now, the same happened a year and a half ago, i didn't come on my period for 6 months.
    I'm not pregnant, i went to my doctor and she said not to worry but this makes me worry more :P
    I had a blood test to see if there was any hormone inbalance, but the test results were perfectly balanced according to the doctor. Three of my sisters suffer from PCOS so could it be that? Surely the blood test results would've picked up on that though? I'm confused... any advice?
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    If you've only recently started your periods, it can take a long while for them to become regular enough to work out a cycle.
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    If you've only recently started your periods, it can take a long while for them to become regular enough to work out a cycle.
    I've been having periods for 7 years now, i would have thought they would have regulated by now.
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    Have you been put on any birth control?
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    Have you been put on any birth control?
    No...
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    Hmm you would of thought it could be a hormonal in balance especially since three of your sisters have PCOS, do you have any other symptoms it produces? Excessive body hair, oily skin etc or any other symptoms in general?

    Or it could be down to elevated stress levels...
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    have you lost a lot of weight recently?

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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I'm worried because i haven't been on my period for 4-5 months now, the same happened a year and a half ago, i didn't come on my period for 6 months.
    I'm not pregnant, i went to my doctor and she said not to worry but this makes me worry more :P
    I had a blood test to see if there was any hormone inbalance, but the test results were perfectly balanced according to the doctor. Three of my sisters suffer from PCOS so could it be that? Surely the blood test results would've picked up on that though? I'm confused... any advice?
    I have PCOS and nothing came up on blood tests however I had an ultrasound on my ovaries showing cysts. See if you can get that done?
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    I'm worried because i haven't been on my period for 4-5 months now, the same happened a year and a half ago, i didn't come on my period for 6 months.
    I'm not pregnant, i went to my doctor and she said not to worry but this makes me worry more :P
    I had a blood test to see if there was any hormone inbalance, but the test results were perfectly balanced according to the doctor. Three of my sisters suffer from PCOS so could it be that? Surely the blood test results would've picked up on that though? I'm confused... any advice?
    There are lots of things that can cause a lack of periods (see: secondary amenorrhoea), of which PCOS is only one of.

    Now that your blood test has come back negative, you should go back and discuss this further with your doctor, who may or may not need to arrange further investigations. Unfortunately, without taking a thorough history or examining you, no one here can offer the answer as there are a lot of causes to consider.

    I hope you get this sorted.
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    Have you lost a lot of weight recently? If you're underweight, or lose weight suddenly, it can cause periods to stop.
 
 
 
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