A 19-year-old female asked:
I have recently switched contraceptive pills after taking the same one for two years. my period is now late, can i skip a period from switching pills?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Tonya Fordhamanswered
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Hormones in pills are different and can make a period late. Do a pregnancy test if negative a period should come with in the next 4 weeks if not seek advice from a physician. I hope all is well with you.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 2, 2015
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.