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Doctor insights on: Factors That Can Delay Your Period

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Please explain what factors can delay a period?

Please explain what factors can delay a period?

Delays: 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), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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Since predinsone can delay your period...why am I still cramping like I'm about to start and never do??

Since predinsone can delay your period...why am I still cramping like I'm about to start and never do??

Does not usually: Prednisone does not usually delay your period. Whatever illness you have that is requiring steroids may be responsible for a delayed period depending on what illness it is. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. Pelvic pain and cramping is a complex issue requiring a detailed in depth visit to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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I have read that doxycycline can delay your period. Are there any signs of pregnancy I should be looking for?

I have read that doxycycline can delay your period. Are there any signs of pregnancy I should be looking for?

A positive test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Can sex delay a period?

Can sex delay a period?

Late = pregnant: How late are you? You need to get a home pregnancy test and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hookah delay a period ?

Can hookah delay a period ?

Tobacco yes: There are several studies effect of tobacco on on periods ,yes will shorten the cycle , may possible to to delay , should be same with hookah if tobacco is used.l ...Read more

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Can a cold delay your period?

Can a cold delay your period?

The average cold: Doesn't usually get you too sick. Although it might be able to delay a period, usually associate delaying period with illness which is a little more substantial than a cold. ...Read more

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How can you delay your period?

How can you delay your period?

Take continuous: Take continuous birth control pills. That is skip the last week of placebo pills and go straight to a new pack. That will postpone your period until you finish the second pack and get to the last week. I hope that helps! ...Read more