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How can I stop or delay my period / menstrual cycle?

How can I stop or delay my period / menstrual cycle?

Birth control: In western medicine we usually use one of the different types of birth control to stop or delay menses. ...Read more

Menstruation (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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I'm trying to conceive since five months but unable to do that. my menstrual cycle has always been regular since i started menstruating (age of 12 years). i hardly had delayed periods may be four five times since this age. one thing that i noted my period

I'm trying to conceive since five months but unable to do that. my menstrual cycle has always been regular since i started menstruating (age of 12 years). i hardly had delayed periods may be four five times since this age. one thing that i noted my period

Fertility testing: If you have been trying for 12 months or more without success then formal fertility testing is needed. Schedule a visit with fertility specialist. 3 basic tests are needed. 1. Ovulation testing 2. A semen analysis 3. An HSG Xray to make sure the tubes are open. ...Read more

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I had cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot for my sinusitis. im 1day delay period does it affect menstrual cycle?

I had cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot for my sinusitis. im 1day delay period does it affect menstrual cycle?

Probable: The menstrual cycle can be affected by many factors including emotional as well as illnesses. Thus I would not be concerned over a 1-day delay. But if the delay is over a week, you may want to check for pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have irregularly menstrual cycle. sometimes i miss my period for up to two months. i dont drink and am not on any drugs. what could be the illness?

I have irregularly menstrual cycle. sometimes  i miss my period for up to two months. i dont drink and am not on any drugs. what could be the illness?

Irregular ovulation: Irregular menstrual cycles come from not releasing eggs from ovary on a regular basis . Sometimes there is no particular disease process and sometimes there is a problem like Polycystic ovary disease. ...Read more

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What medicines delay menstrual period?

What medicines delay menstrual period?

Birth control pills: Birth control pills can be used to alter menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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What can be done to delay menstrual period while on pills?

What can be done to delay menstrual period while on pills?

Easy: Continue taking the active pills (not the'sugar' pills) until you are ready to get your period. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to stop or delay a menstrual period?

Is there a natural way to stop or delay a menstrual period?

Only 1: The only totally natural way i know to stop a period for certain is to get pregnant. Mental or physical stress sometimes delays periods too. If you want to control when a period comes, medicine is it. ...Read more

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What can cause delayed menstrual period?

What can cause delayed menstrual period?

Delayed period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): This medication is notorious for delaying your periods for months or even years. ...Read more

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What is the best solution for delayed menstrual period?

What is the best solution for delayed menstrual period?

Take pregnancy test : If sexually active w delayed period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the reasons of delayed menstrual period at 13?

Varies: Some will not have their first cycle until 2.5-3 years after nipple enlargement starts, so a 13 year old may just be delayed in starting. If she has started, often the first year or 2 there can be up to 90 days between cycles because they do not ovulate with each cycle.Discuss this with her doc to see if any testing is needed. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a delayed menstrual period every now and then?

Is it normal to have a delayed menstrual period every now and then?

Yes: The normal range from first day to first day is 21 to 35 days. Most women are somewhere in between and usually stay with the same range. If you are not taking the pill then a delayed period is not uncommon and is often an anovulatory cycle, meaning no egg was produced. Most women have anovulatory cycles once a year or so. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delayed menstrual period?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed menstrual period?

Common: 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 by the individual's norm. ...Read more

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Need for an advice for delayed menstrual period. What are the next steps?

Pregnancy test: Your first thing to do will be a pregnancy test, if positive go see your doctor. If negative and ur periods are still irregular it is still a good ideea to see your doctor as well. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the menstrual period to get delayed after losing virginity?

Is it normal for the menstrual period to get delayed after losing virginity?

A/W Dr. Munshower.: Unless you are pregnant - loss of virginity should not delay period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). ...Read more

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Could taking maca tablets twice daily (800 mg each) cause a delay in the menstrual period onset?

Could taking maca tablets twice daily (800 mg each) cause a delay in the menstrual period onset?

Delay: It's possible although many women have an easier cycle while on the supplement. One way to find out is to stop taking it for awhile and see if things revert to normal. Plus you need to take a pregnancy test if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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Can diet pills delay your menstrual period?

Can diet pills delay your menstrual period?

Weight loss itself: There are many diet pills. Prescription diet pills do not delay menstruation, rapid weight loss caused by the pills may
effect your periods, but not the pill itself. ...Read more

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Delayed menstrual period after delivering normal?

Delayed menstrual period after delivering normal?

Yes: The period could return in 2-6 weeks or longer. If you are breast feeding the time might even be longer. ...Read more

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Could stress be the cause of a delayed menstrual period?

Could stress be the cause of a delayed menstrual period?

Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for delayed menstrual period in your teens?

What are possible reasons for delayed menstrual period in your teens?

?1st year or later?: Teens often do not ovulate regularly the first year after starting & ovulation is needed for more regular cycles. By the end of the first year other issues predominate. If this is frustrating, an evaluation by an obgyn or adolescent specialist could provide you with management options. ...Read more

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What are cause of delay regular menstrual periods?We had inetercourse, ejaculate outside vagina, since after 1 week she(22) misses her regular period

What are cause of delay regular menstrual periods?We had inetercourse, ejaculate outside vagina, since after 1 week she(22) misses her regular period

The first: Thing to do is check pregnancy test. The method of contraception u mention is not very reliable. It may not be pregnant and missed her ovulation, not a big deal, but make sure not pregnant, that is first test we ever do in these circumstances. ...Read more

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My daughter is 12 years old, her menstrual period started 2 years ago, and usually comes every 28 days sharp. only this time it's delayed for one week?

Late: You need not be concerned. She may have had a cold, , exercised to strenuosly, or been on medication or dieting. ...Read more

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What are the causes of delayed menstrual period beside from pregnancy?

What are the causes of delayed menstrual period beside from pregnancy?

Delayed period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the causes of delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy at 48?

What are the causes of delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy at 48?

Delayed Period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy - but not at your age. ...Read more

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Does hCG injection delayed menstrual period?

Hcg: Yes HCG administration can delay the menstrual cycle depending on when it is given. Hcg is the hormone made by the placenta that maintains the corpus luteum, which then makes estrogen and Progesterone to maintain a pregnancy. So if a HCG injection is given in the late luteal phase it can delay a menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more