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Can you tell me how to delay my periods?

Can you tell me how to delay my periods?

Late periods: Sometimes women will want to delay their menses for purposes of a vacation, wedding, or some other event. For someone on birth control pills, they can simply skip the placebo (sugar) pills at the end of the pack. Otherwise, a doctor can prescribe a progestin to take for a few days and might delay the menses, but there is no guarentee. ...Read more

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How to treat delayed periods due to oral sex?

How to treat delayed periods due to oral sex?

I am confused: Having oral sex does not cause a period to be delayed. ...Read more

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I see women asking how to delay their periods for a week. What did women do before the age of hormone pills, if their periods came on wedding days?

I see women asking how to delay their periods for a week. What did women do before the age of hormone pills, if their periods came on wedding days?

Nothing: Menses are a normal female condition and often associated with painful cramps, which are normal also. Unfortunately, this phenomenon has been used, over the centuries, to stigmatize and shame women. I believe that disrespect and inattention that women often receive when they complain of any pain is associated with these cultural stigmatizations. ...Read more

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How can I delay my periods next month by a week. im going on a beach vacation.

How can I delay my periods next month by a week. im going on a beach vacation.

Birth control pills: Women do this safely all the time with birth control pills, but you need a doctor to prescribe and explain to you how to do it. Call your doctor for help. ...Read more

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How i can delay my periods as i'm going for vacation? Does green tea helps to delay periods for a week?

How i can delay my periods as i'm going for vacation? Does green tea helps to delay periods for a week?

You can discuss: Use of oral contraceptives for this purpose with your gynecologist. But, do not count on green tea to stop your period. ...Read more

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I have my menstruation this march 17 i guess it ends on 21..... But i want some advice if how can I delay my periods on april 17 to 21? Please help

I have my menstruation this march 17 i guess it ends on 21..... But i want some advice if how can I delay my periods on  april 17 to 21? Please help

Birth control pills: You could start the birth control pills beginning sometime next week, and then when you get to the end of three weeks of active pills, skip the placebo week and start the next pill pack. ...Read more

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How long periods get delay after taking ipill. took home pregnancy test but it resulted negative. does this mean i m pregnant and result is nt correct?

How long periods get delay after taking ipill.
took home pregnancy test but it resulted negative. does this mean i m pregnant and result is nt correct?

Tests are accurate: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate, but if done too early, a negative result may be due to testing too soon. A correctly done urine test will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. A woman can repeat the test if she did the first test too early, such as less than two weeks after conception. ...Read more

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Does fasting delay periods?

Does fasting delay periods?

It sure can: One way that fasting effects the periods is by reducing thyroid function. As part of a work-up for irregular periods, i will often look at thyroid function as a cause. Hypothyroidism is common to irregular periods. When a person fasts, the thyroid goes into conserve mode. It slows down metabolism as to not "eat you up" alive. During a fast, the thyroid- believes there is a famine- will lower. ...Read more