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I’ve been wanting to get pregnant but my issue is that my period keep disappearing for months at a time. Will I be able to get pregnant?

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So I have been concerned because I’ve been wanting to get pregnant but my issue is that I haven’t gotten a period. I spent about 2 years with no period and slight spotting maybe three times but you can barely call it spotting, I suspected it was just discharge. I went to my gynecologist before Covid-19 started and I got help with a mediation that helped bring a period! I was super happy that I wasn’t a lost cause. That only helped that time though. That was two months ago and last month I got nothing just the slight brown discharge. I’m worried again, why is my period so absent? Will I be able to get pregnant? Please help me!

This is an incredibly common scenario and a very frustrating one especially when you are trying to get pregnant. Using a medication to induce a withdrawal bleed like you did, unfortunately is different than having a period. The first step in figuring out what to do next is simply asking your doctor why they think you are not getting a period. Typically, there is some form of ovarian dysfunction and the most common reason for that is PCOS. It could be many other things as well, but only your doctor will be able to give you those step-by-step instructions on how to get your period back so that you can hopefully get pregnant. Don’t be shy to ask more questions until you get more answers. You might also ask for a referral to a reproductive endocrinologist who specializes in this topic. Wishing you all the best in your journey!

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