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How To Delay 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
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
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
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
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!
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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