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delayed menstrual period

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control pills: Birth control pills can be used to alter menstrual cycles.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
The list is long: Always check for pregnancy. Other causes: chronic illness, acute weight changes, endocrine disorders, stress - just to name a few.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The period could return in 2-6 weeks or longer. If you are breast feeding the time might even be longer.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): This medication is notorious for delaying your periods for months or even years.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Don't understand?: Please resubmit your question, i don't understand it currently. Thank you.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Physiologocal: This can be mostly your body adapting to the hormones. Other pathology and pregnancy must be excluded. Consult your pedi.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharon Bass
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: The normal range from first day to first day is 21 to 35 days. Most women are somewhere in between and usually stay with the same range. If you are n ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempere ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Your first thing to do will be a pregnancy test, if positive go see your doctor. If negative and ur periods are still irregular it is still a good ide ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Easy: Continue taking the active pills (not the'sugar' pills) until you are ready to get your period.

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