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Doctor insights on: Minigynon Contraceptive Delay Period

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Do emergency contraceptives delay period (i.e plan B).?

Do emergency contraceptives delay period (i.e plan B).?

They can: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


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Starting birth control mid cycle to delay period?

Starting birth control mid cycle to delay period?

May not work: If you start the pill after you've ovulated (mid-cycle) you may not be able to delay the period. However, many drs recommend a quick-start (any day--as long as back up is used for 7 d, and unprotected sex hadn't occurred earlier in the cycle) as a good way to start birth control.30-40% of women have irregular bleeding in the first cycle, even when starting the pill on the first d. So no guarantees. ...Read more

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Going on vacation in 4 weeks. I am not currently on birth control, but want to take it to delay period until after trip. When should I start the bc?

Going on vacation in 4 weeks. I am not currently on birth control, but want to take it to delay period until after trip. When should I start the bc?

Cycle control: If its for cycle control, the issue is not stopping the period and stay on active pills continuously for as long as you want or when you get back from the trip. For cycle control you can do this anytime but it may not protect you as a contraceptive. For contraceptive protection you need to start the sunday of the week of your period, and then stay on them to be protected. ...Read more

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Can Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control delay period? And how should you take the pills?

Delaying Periods: Any birth control has the ability to help with delaying periods, which is a totally safe thing to do. Just skip the 4th week of pills and start a new active pill pack in order to avoid having a period. You can keep doing this indefinitely, it's called a continuous regimen; you may some irregular spotting in the future though, in which case, just switch to the 4th week sugar pills to have a period. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pills to delay period? What are the chances of getting blood clots if you do take them for the first time?

Is it safe to take Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) birth control pills to delay period? What are the chances of getting blood clots if you do take them for the first time?

Birth control: Millions of women across the world use birth control to regulate their menstrual cycles making them one of the most common medications prescribed of all time. The risk of blood clot formation and someone with no personal or family history is about one per 20, 000 people. This is not much higher than the baseline risk for blood clots non-birth-control users. ...Read more

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Can you start contraceptive pills to delay your period only a couple od days before it's due?

Can you start contraceptive pills to delay your period only a couple od days before it's due?

Probably not: The hormone withdrawal mechanism has already begun at that point and the pill isn't a high enough dose to necessarily stop the process only 2 days from the menses. ...Read more

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If you miss your contraceptive pill several times in a month can that delay your period?

Take pregnancy test: If you miss your pill several times in one month you may get pregnant. If your period is delayed you should assume pregnancy until you prove otherwise. ...Read more

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If I took emergency contraceptive 2-5days before my period was expected will it delay my period?

If I took emergency contraceptive 2-5days before my period was expected will it delay my period?

Yes: The morning-after pill can definitely cause irregular/abnormal bleeding, for up to 2 months. See your doctor about using a more reliable form of contraception and use condoms to prevent stds. ...Read more

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Is there any way I can delay my period that is due in one weeks time without using contraceptive pills?

Is there any way I can delay my period that is due in one weeks time without using contraceptive pills?

No: Humans do not control their menstrual cycles by thoughts, by foods, by supplements, or by any other natural means. If that were possible, women would be able to decide when to have or not to have menstrual cycles, without using hormonal medications. Controlling menstrual cycles with merely desires, foods, or supplements would be very convenient, but life is not that way. ...Read more

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Is it possible to naturally delay your period for a special occasion or vacation? I am not taking oral contraceptives.

Is it possible to naturally delay your period for a special occasion or vacation? I am not taking oral contraceptives.

Maybe: It can be done through manipulation of hormones, but the right course of action for your specific case will need to be determined by your doctor. ...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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I'm 2 months delayed, and im irreg.&neg. In pregnant test, even if I don't have a period yet, I was about to take a contraceptive pills, is it ok?

I'm 2 months delayed, and im irreg.&neg. In pregnant test, even if I don't have a period yet, I was about to take a contraceptive pills, is it ok?

OK: There are a few different conditions that can cause failure to menstruate. The most common is polycystic ovarian syndrome, though problems with thyroid and other conditions can also cause this problem. It would be worthwhile for you to check with your ob/gyn about this. Birth control pills will likely regulate your cycle. ...Read more

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I'm taking the phasing contraceptive pill Logynon- wanted to delay my period so I started taking a new pack but you're not supposed to- what do I do?

I'm taking the phasing contraceptive pill Logynon- wanted to delay my period so I started taking a new pack but you're not supposed to- what do I do?

You may bleed: Breakthrough bleeding is common when triphasic pills are taken continuously. You should still be protected from pregnancy. Keep taking your pills daily. At your next visit discuss changing to a monophasic pill if you want this option in the future. ...Read more

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Hi Is bleeding (after 5 days) of after taking emergency contraceptive pill is sign of not being pregnant? Her period is already delayed by 2 days now!

Hi Is bleeding (after 5 days) of after taking emergency contraceptive pill is sign of not being pregnant? Her period is already delayed by 2 days now!

Emergency birth cont: Temporary cycle disruptions are common and normal after taking emergency contraception. Always check a pregnancy test about 2 weeks later to make sure it worked ...Read more

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Infection. She's on contraceptives. Her period is fixed and should've come yesterday or today. Could it be delayed by any other reason than pregnancy?

Infection. She's on contraceptives. Her period is fixed and should've come yesterday or today. Could it be delayed by any other reason than pregnancy?

Yes: There are other causes for delayed periods. A doctor can usually figure it out by taking a good history from the patient. That being said, the first thing he will ask for is a pregnancy test. Once that is negative, he will start looking for other causes. ...Read more

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Hi I am 4days delayed frm my regular monthly period schedule. I do have egg white like discharge, what does this mean? I am using a contraceptive pill regularly.

Hi I am 4days delayed frm my regular monthly period schedule. I do have egg white like discharge, what does this mean? I am using a contraceptive pill regularly.

Could be normal: Depending on where you are in your reproductive life and what's going on (e.g. Stress, weight changes, diet changes, etc...), the regularity of your cycle can vary. The egg white, sometimes referred to as flocculent, discharge seems normal. Keep an eye on it though. If the color or texture changes or other qualities (e.g. door) develop, get it checked out. ...Read more

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What's the remedy for delayed period, due to intake of emergency contraceptive, emkit?

What's the remedy for delayed period, due to intake of emergency contraceptive, emkit?

Expected: Temporary menstrual cycle disruption is expected after using emergency contraception. A pregnancy test should be done 10 to 14 days later to confirm that it worked. ...Read more

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I missed my period and I am over 10 days delayed the pregnancy test says that its negative. I did have an emergency contraceptive pill. What's wrong?

I missed my period and I am over 10 days delayed the pregnancy test says that its negative. I did have an emergency contraceptive pill. What's wrong?

Misinformed?: I believe that on the package of the emergency contraception it clearly tells you that menstrual cycles can be interrupted or changed for up to two menstrual cycles after taking the pill. You are not pregnant. You took emergency contraception and it is working. ...Read more

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Does taking contraceptive pills twice a month delay periods?

Does taking contraceptive pills twice a month delay periods?

I don't think anyone: Would take an oral contraceptive twice a month. So, I will assume that you are referring to emergency contraceptives. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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We had unprotected sex and then my girlfriend took emergency contraceptive pill the next day. Now her periods are delayed what could this mean?

We had unprotected sex and then my girlfriend took emergency contraceptive pill the next day. Now her periods are delayed what could this mean?

Have to check a PG: Test to make sure she is not pregnant- that is the number one thing to do. If she is not then she should see her gyn for an exam, and possible ultrasound. If necessary and nothing strange is going on she can get meds to induce a period. ...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 can you delay your period with minigynon if you have never used it before and is it safe to take two tablet for two days?

How can you delay your period with minigynon if you have never used it before and is it safe to take two tablet for two days?

One per day: Progesterone only birth control is designed to be taken one pill per day. It is important to use medications exactly as directed by your doctor. Birth control can be used to regulate the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Mary David
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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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Ethinyl Estradiol And Levonorgestrel (Definition)

Ethinyl estradiol|levonorgestrel is a single phase contraceptive which is a kind of oral contraceptive (women's ...Read more