Why is my period late if I've never had sex

Patient : Why is my period late if I've never had sex and I haven't been with anyone not even kissing since before my last period? I know school and having a job are stressful but I eat well and exercise daily... So why is it late and when will it come?
Symptoms:  Late period
Doctor :   Hello, Thanks for the query. There are many causes for a delay in cycles other than pregnancy like thyroid hormone dysfunction, anemia, nutritional deficiencies, obesity, stress, vitamin deficiencies, sudden weight loss, chronic illness or infection. Polycystic ovaries are a common cause for delayed cycles among young women. Kindly consult a gynecologist for an examination and specific investigations and treatment. Hope this was helpful. Regards

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