A 30-year-old female asked:
how many days of delay in menstrual cycle is normal. i am concered coz i have been delayed by a week. i have not had unprotected sex.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Wayne Ingram answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Delayed period: Periods can be delayed for a number of reasons beside pregnancy and there is no specific number of days of delay that are "normal". Although period regularity is a sign of good health, it is not uncommon for periods to be light, "skip" or delay for hormonal reasons.
Answered on Mar 19, 2018
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