Hair Loss, Missed Or Late Menstrual Period And Pain Or Discomfort

Reviewed on 1/23/2023

A missed or late menstrual period is characteristic of pregnancy including ectopic pregnancy. Irregular menstrual cycles can also be observed in the perimenopause and in conditions of malnutrition. Malnutrition or hormonal changes can also cause hair loss. Because these symptoms can occur with a variety of conditions, it is important to describe all symptoms to your doctor to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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