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what is the best solution for delayed menstrual period?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
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Answered on Apr 4, 2018
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Delayed menstrual period is usually the result of pregnancy in a sexually active woman. If you miss your period, take a home pregnancy test. If it's negative, see if your cycle returns to normal. If not see gyn.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Take pregnancy test : If sexually active w delayed period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy.
Answered on Mar 6, 2018
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Dr. Anne Hale
Dr. Anne Hale answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: In western medicine we usually use one of the different types of birth control to stop or delay menses.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Easy: Continue taking the active pills (not the'sugar' pills) until you are ready to get your period.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Usually requires hormone pills--but easily done.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience 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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