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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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Can being really stressed out, and also a bit sick, delay your period bleeding?

Can being really stressed out, and also a bit sick, delay your period bleeding?

Yes: Stress and illness can definitely affect your hormones and subsequently your period and cause a delay. I hope you are feeling better and on your way to recovery! ...Read more

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Could being sick delay a woman's period?

Could being sick delay a woman's period?

Yes: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What medicine i could get for the delayed period?

What medicine i could get for the delayed period?

Not possible: There are no safe ways to delay your period. Periods are regulated by your hormones and there is not a way to safely interfere with this process. ...Read more

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Can your period get delayed because of travelling?

Can your period get delayed because of travelling?

That can happen.: 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. ...Read more

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How would one get norethisterone to delay their period?

Prescription: You would get it by prescription from your doctor. Generally you'd take it during the second half of the cycle before the one you want to delay. Do not do this without professional guidance. ...Read more

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Good morning. Is it possible to get a positive or negative result after 2days delay in monthly period? Thank you. :)

Good morning. Is it possible to get a positive or negative result after 2days delay in monthly period? Thank you. :)

Yes, at any time: At any time, on any day of the year, a woman can get a positive or negative result on a pregnancy test. The real question usually is: if the result is negative, did i test too soon? After missing for 2 days, a positive result means a pregnancy, but a negative result can mean no pregnancy or mean tested too soon. If tested one week after missing a period, the result will be more reliable. ...Read more

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Help please! could being sick delay a period?

Help please! could being sick delay a period?

Yes, it could: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). ...Read more

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How i can get my period I am delayed for 3 days?

How i can get my period I am delayed for 3 days?

Watch and wait: If sexually active, check a pregnancy test a week after missed period, if negative, may be an anovulatory cycle, which would normally come back at next scheduled cycle. If still missed, get gyn eval for other causes. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I've been sick, will and how long will this delay my period?

I've been sick, will and how long will this delay my period?

Being ill may or: May not delay your period. There is not a way to estimate how long it might be delayed. ...Read more