Periods missing

Okay so I haven't had periods from last 6months and i am not even sexually active . I have masturbated once or twice tbh but i guess that has nothing to do with this . And I recently stared taking iron tablets which has helped me in getting period stains but not periods. My mother says I don't have to go to gyna and it'll be alright soon because that way I'll have to relay upon medicines for inducing periods. :/ help me i am really concerned . Yes i have lost and gained weight and have got stretch marks on my thighs and at sides of my tummy , they are reddish in colour . Does this have to do anything with my periods? Help me ! How to induce my periods? This is the longest gap I've ever had till now . Have skipped periods in past but that was for one or two months only .quick Reply would be appreciated . Thank you :)
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Harisha N L
3 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | General Physician

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it may occur in women who have diabetes or thyroid problems. It is also common in women with high levels of a protein called prolactin in their can be the side effects of certain drugs like oral contraceptives,antipsychotics, can be due to poly cystic ovarian disease as well... So I would suggest you to consult nearest gynecologists for detailed clinical examination and evaluation with relevant investigations they will do the needful.
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