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A 30-year-old member asked:

My period is due in one week. is there anyway i can delay it 6 days?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
It is possible: For many women the menstrual period can be delayed for a few days by taking a progesterone. You will need to discuss this with your doctor for a prescription. If you have more time before you need to delay the period - starting birth control pills would be more likely to result in a successful adjustment in the cycle.

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