Missing periods

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

Information written and reviewed by Certified Doctors.

Conditions

Anorexia

Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder and mental health condition that can be life-threatening.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Hide eating habits
  • Intentional weight loss
  • Obsessed with weight or appearance
  • Hair loss or thinning
  • Missing periods

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Anorexia.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Ectopic pregnancy

An ectopic pregnancy is when a fertilised egg implants itself outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Missing periods
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Pain in the pelvic region

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Ectopic pregnancy.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Menopause

The menopause is when a woman stops having [periods](yourmd:/condition/periods/introduction) and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Flushing
  • Mood swings
  • Lower sex drive
  • Unusually tired
  • Excessive sweating at night

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Menopause.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.