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Late period by 2 weeks on birth control

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Go to urgent care: Go to an urgent care and confirm that you are not pregnant. If you can do that then it is OK to start birth control, especially if you really do not ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illnes ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Amennorhea: Yes an irregular period may come because of hormone bnormalities afterstopping the pill one should monitor the menses and use an alternate form of bi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, if no misses: If you took your oral contraceptive everyday at about the same time each day without missing any, then start your new pack of pills. Often the endomet ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Elguera
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take pregnancy test : Late periods can always indicate possible pregnancy. Bleeding during sex can indicate infection so you should have cultures for infection from gynecol ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Changing oral contraceptive formulations can affect your next 1 to 3 menstrual cycles. Not to worry as long as you have been taking your pills correc ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A lot: Switching Birth control methods can wreak havoc on your menstrual cycle. It can take 2-3 months for your body to adjust to the new program. Best wis ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many causes: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Potentially: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy possible: The possibility exists. If you are one week late and still haven't had your menses, you should perform a home pregnancy test.

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