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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 delay your period by two weeks?

How to delay your period by two weeks?

Delaying menses: You can delay a menses by taking the birth control pill and not taking the placebo pills. Women can then have a menses when they want or not at all. ...Read more

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How to delay your period on very short notice?

How to delay your period on very short notice?

Medication available: There are hormone pills available that have to be taken at least 3 days before the expected onset of a menstrual period to effectively delay the menses. They need to be prescribed by a doctor. ...Read more

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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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How to delay my period?

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How to delay my period?

Oral contraceptive: Talk to your family doc or gynecologist about your oral contraceptive. When taking traditional birth control pills, the active ones are usually the 1st 3wks' worth while the last week's are placebo or sugar pills. You can delay your period by skipping your sugar pills & starting your next month's pack as soon as you finish the previous month. Best to discuss this w/your family doc before doing so. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to delay my period?

Can you tell me how to delay my period?

Birth control pills: The most reliable way for a woman to delay her period is to go on birth control pills and to stay on them through the time she would normally have a period. Then later she can stop the pill and let herself have a period. You will need to speak with your doctor about getting a prescription or how to take the bcp if already on them. ...Read more

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How to delay my period for 3 to 4 days. Please help?

How to delay my period for 3 to 4 days. Please help?

Hormones: If you are already on bcp then as soon as you finish the active pills in this pack open a new pack and take the first 5 pills then stop and have your period. Otherwise you will need to see your doctor for a prescription for progesterone. That will usually work to delay your period for a few days. ...Read more

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How to delay your period on Diane 35?

How to delay your period on Diane 35?

Easiest way is to : Skip the placebo pills and go from pack to pack it is very safe to do this for 6 montHs at a time and very convenient ...Read more

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Hi , i would like to know how to delay my period . I'm not taking pill right now and i have an irregular period but my last was august 2nd , i don't want to have my period around august 2nd and 5th because i have some important things to do ?

Hi , i would like to know how to delay my period . I'm not taking pill right now and i have an irregular period but my last was august 2nd , i don't want to have my period around august 2nd and 5th because i have some important things to do ?

Medication available: There is medication available to delay the menstrual period. However, this is best done after consultation with a health care professional. In particular women may benefit from an ongoing relationship with a gynecologist not only for their annual pap smears, but also to be able to potentially discuss a question like this with the doctor over the phone. ...Read more

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How to delay your period a week in advanced, i already take birth control. Do fruits work?

Birth control. : Some doctors have patients skip the last week of their birth control pills and immediately take the first week of the next pack. This will delay a menstrual cycle. You should clear this with your doctor. No eating fruit will not delay a cycle. ...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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How much can Plan B delay period? Took it, got period within a week, now its been 2 months that i don't get it. Taken 6 preg.Test and all negative!

How much can Plan B delay period? Took it, got period within a week, now its been 2 months that i don't get it. Taken 6 preg.Test and all negative!

Delayed period: Plan b will not delay your period for two months. If you are not pregnant, your periods are rob ably delayed because of worry/stress. Your doctor can prescribe some pills to take for 7-10 days to start your period and ease your mind that all is ok. ...Read more

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For how long can Clomid (clomiphene) delay period?

For how long can Clomid (clomiphene) delay period?

Not by much: You should ovulate 5-9 days after your last Clomid (clomiphene) pill; so if you started the Clomid (clomiphene) on day 3, then days 12-17 and if started on day 5, then you should ovulate day 14-19. Generally if you are not pregnant you will get your period 11-14 days later. If your period is later than that, you are either pregnant or did not ovulate. Occ on cc you can get a simple cyst that can delay your period 5-10. ...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

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How can I delay my period

How can I delay my period

With hormones.: You can take birth control pills continually or by skipping the "inactive" pills for one cycle. Sometimes it can be withdrawn early with progestins to adjust timing of the cycle. See your physician to make the best decision and determine if this is possible for you. ...Read more

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How do I delay my period?

How do I delay my period?

It depends: The best way to delay a period is by using the birth control pill. If you are on the pill, after 3 weeks, start a new pack instead of taking the last row of pills. ...Read more

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How to induce your delayed period?

How to induce your delayed period?

If obese -weight : Loss may allow for period return. If you're inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days/week). If severely underweight – ^in bmi may help restore periods. If an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. For polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as meds like Progesterone or Provera (medroxyprogesterone) could be used under gyn supervision. ...Read more

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