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Why No Period for 4 Months?

Published on, 07 February, 2024. Answered by Dr. Mini Sood and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,


As a 16-year-old going through this experience, I haven't had a period in 4 months. My last period was on October 2nd, and I'm not on any medication or sexually active. What should I do?


Answered by Dr. Mini Sood


Thank you for reaching out to Dr.Galen. Please find the below response to your query.


1. No menstruation since October 2nd.

2. Not on any medication.

3. Not sexually active.

Possible Causes:

1. Stress or anxiety.

2. Changes in weight or diet.

3. Medical conditions like polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) or thyroid issues.




About Dr. Mini Sood

Dr. Mini Sood

Obstetrician and Gynecologist

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