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How to delay your period for a week naturally?

How to delay your period for a week naturally?

Unknown: Sorry, but I am unaware of any way to delay your period for a week but using natural means. ...Read more

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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more


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How to skip a period naturally?

Naturally?: Naturally? There is really none. Some oral contraceptives can impact number of periods. ...Read more

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How long does it take to ovulate and get your period after a surgical abortion?

How long does it take to ovulate and get your period after a surgical abortion?

The length of: time is too variable to give you a reliable answer.. In the meantime do NOT have unprotected sex!! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z ...Read more

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I need a natural way to delay period?

I need a natural way to delay period?

Pregancy/: That may be the only 'natural' means of delaying your menstrual period. ...Read more

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How many days a period is likely to get delayed while breastfeeding? Can you please suggest any method to induce periods?

How many days a period is likely to get delayed while breastfeeding? Can you please suggest any method to induce periods?

Up to 6 months: If you are breastfeeding exclusively, then your period may not return for up to 6 months. This is different for everyone, however, and it could return as early as 4 weeks after delivery. If you would like to have a period (which is not medically necessary), then you could consider taking a birth control pill which would allow you a week of withdrawal bleeding/period. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many days does a woman normally take to ovulate after her period starts?

Can you let me know how many days does a woman normally take to ovulate after her period starts?

14 days: A woman with regular 28-day cycle ovulates close to the 14th day of her cycle (counted from the first day of bleeding, not the last). ...Read more

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How long can it take for my period to establish a regular cycle after weight restoration?

How long can it take for my period to establish a regular cycle after weight restoration?

Depends: Many factors involved like how much weight did you lose & in what length of time, is your thyroid working normally, was your period regular before you became overweight? These questions and a couple more need to asked of & answered by your OB/GYN. ...Read more

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What is a way you can make your period stop faster, to get shorter periods?

What is a way you can make your period stop faster, to get shorter periods?

Many options.: There are several options available to alter menstrual bleeding, including hormonal therapies and surgical therapies. A gynecologist can offer an evaluation and appropriate options of therapy. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for your cycle to become regular after having a baby?

How long is it supposed to it take for your cycle to become regular after having a baby?

Ovulation: It all depends on how long the woman decides to breastfeed. When breastfeeding is over some women take 2 weeks to ovulate again and some women can take a longer time. There can also be spontaneous ovulation while breastfeeding so birth control is recommended. Pregnancy and labor are extreme changes for the hormonal environment of the female body. It could take a while to return to normal. ...Read more

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Can you let me know how many days after a period does a woman ovulate?

Can you let me know how many days after a period does a woman ovulate?

Day 14 but it varies: In an idealized 28-day cycle ovulation occurs 14 days after the first day (cd 14) of the last mentrual period. In real life, most of us have seen apparently normal ovulations between day 11 and maybe 15-16. For women with regular but longer cycles, let's use 35 days as an example, best guess is usually 35-14= cycle-day 21. With irregular cycles, there is no general reliable rule of thumb. ...Read more

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How can I delay my period naturally? What food can I eat to delay my period?

How can I delay my period naturally? What food can I eat to delay  my period?

Food won’t do it: You can not control your menstrual cycle via diet. If you would like to take control of your menstrual cycle consider one of the many forms of birth control available ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for a menstrual cycle to regulate after breastfeeding?

How long is it supposed to it take for a menstrual cycle to regulate after breastfeeding?

8 to 10 weeks: Please remember that you can still get pregnant while you are a "lady in waiting" for that "cycle" as ovulation can occur without warning and you can repeat the wrong "cycle" of repeat pregnancy. So, use contraception! ...Read more

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How can I delay my period naturally? What food can I eat to delay my period?

Food won’t do it: You can not control your menstrual cycle via diet. If you would like to take control of your menstrual cycle consider one of the many forms of birth control available ...Read more

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How to delay your period for a week naturally?

Unknown: Sorry, but I am unaware of any way to delay your period for a week but using natural means. ...Read more

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How to delay a period on cilest contraceptive pill? Going on holiday next month? :)

How to delay a period on cilest contraceptive pill? Going on holiday next month? :)

Continue: To delay or suppress menses, the active form of a birth control pill can be continued daily, skipping the "sugar pill" portion of the pack. Menstrual periods on birth control pills are medically induced so stopping the active pill should induce a menstrual bleeding episode. ...Read more

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Can I double up on birth control pills to delay a period by a week or two? I just started taking the pill this month, and am just taking active pills

Can I double up on birth control pills to delay a period by a week or two? I just started taking the pill this month, and am just taking active pills

Stay on active pills: You don't need to take more than one pill per day. You just need to stay on the active pills. As long as you stay on the active pills and skip the placebo (sugar) pills, you shouldn't get your period. Therefore you may need to go from the active pills of one pack to the active pills of another. You can definitely control when you menstruate. ...Read more

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Can you take aygestin to delay a period at the same time as birth control pills to prevent pregnancy?

Can you take aygestin to delay a period at the same time as birth control pills to prevent pregnancy?

Yes: The mixture may lead to heavier bleeding when you stop!
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Dr Z ...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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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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Does ibuprophen delay a period?

Does ibuprophen delay a period?

Delayed menses: Ibuprofen taken before menses can help cramping and blood flow, not delay period. ...Read more