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I m having a missed period after using emergency contraceptive pills thrice..Nd i had breakthrough bleeding i guess.Is this normal..

I m having a missed period after using emergency contraceptive pills thrice..Nd i had breakthrough bleeding i guess.Is this normal..

Not unusual: not unusual for this as it causes a change in the hormones that your body will need to adjust to. If worse or persistent, would recommend check up. Would have a pregnancy test performed as well. ...Read more

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Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Is it normal to miss my period after stopping the pill?

Is it normal to miss my period after stopping the pill?

Not uncommon: You have externally controlled the reproductive cycle, and it can take a few months for it to stabilize and return to pre-pill pattern. If continues beyond 4 to 6 months, should discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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Had sexual activity, but not sex. Took pill in 38 hrs. Missed period. Took test 45 days later - Negative result. Should I take a test again?

Had sexual activity, but not sex. Took pill in 38 hrs. Missed period. Took test 45 days later - Negative result. Should I take a test again?

Sexual activity: without sex? masturbation? Why did you use emergency contraception unless a bare, erect penis was inside your vagina? after taking Plan B. I suggest the need for BC pills and condoms.You will be protected for up to 72 hours ...Read more

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I'm worry cause ttc and now i'm experience missed periods! my ob gave me pill to bring it two months ago but now two mo. With no period what wrong?

I'm worry cause ttc and now i'm experience missed periods! my ob gave me pill to bring it two months ago but now two mo. With no period what wrong?

Different reaons: There could be different reasons for "missed periods" . One of the most common one is a condition known as "policystic ovarian syndrome" (pcos). "missed periods" are frequently caused by hormonal imbalance and can be diagnosed as wel as treated relatively easy by a fertility specialists or obgyn. ...Read more

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I stopped to take tri-sprintec b/c pills. I stopped to take them suddenly and after that i missed a period can that be the reason for missed period?

I stopped to take tri-sprintec b/c pills. I stopped to take them suddenly and after that i missed a period can that be the reason for missed period?

Not usually: Sudden interruption in the use of birth control pills usually provokes menstrual like bleeding. This is the idea of taking sugar pills for 7 days at the end of your monthly birth control pills. The reason you may not have bled after you stopped them could be that you stopped right after your period was over so no new cell line had grown. Just wait another month and hopefully it will start. ...Read more

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Missed period earlier this month but then got my period, started taking the pill for the first time, on 3rd week now and I'm still bleeding a little ?

Missed period earlier this month but then got my period, started taking the pill for the first time, on 3rd week now and I'm still bleeding a little ?

Birth control pills: When someone first starts the birth control pill there can be abnormal bleeding and spotting for the first 3 months. Even though she is taking the medicine correctly. This is your body adjusting th the hormones in the pill. This is normal. Just continue to take the medicine on time as directed. ...Read more

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62 days missed period two times but 4 negative tests took one yesterday. Had a lot of sexual activity unprotected. Stopped the pill couple months ago?

62 days missed period two times but 4 negative tests took one yesterday. Had a lot of sexual activity unprotected. Stopped the pill couple months ago?

Pregnancy: 70% of couples trying to conceive do become pregnant the first year. Not everyone achieves the desired pregnancy right away. After stopping oral contraceptives normal cycles may not establish themselves for a few months. Good luck to you and your partner. ...Read more

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On pill. Took hpt 3 days before and 3 days after missed period. Neg. took test with 2nd urine after drinking 16 oz water that morning. Test again?

On pill. Took hpt 3 days before and 3 days after missed period. Neg. took test with 2nd urine after drinking 16 oz water that morning. Test again?

Re do test: it would be prudent to re do the test with first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. Alternatively , you could get a blood test for HCG which is better. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Age 22, I missed period for 3 months, I want to start taking the pill to achieve regular periods, can I start now? (Mid cycle). Never had sex before.

Age 22, I missed period for 3 months, I want to start taking the pill to achieve regular periods, can I start now? (Mid cycle). Never had sex before.

Yes, you may: Since you "missed period for 3 months", Never had sex and you want to achieve regular periods, you may start taking the pill now. Consult a gynecologist or a Gyn nurse practitioner in a few months . ...Read more

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Can the contraceptive injection that I had 4 months ago also be causing the missed period on the pill?

Can the contraceptive injection that I had 4 months ago also be causing the missed period on the pill?

Amenorrhea: First, always assume you could be pregnant and check a pregnancy test. Both the depo shot and the birth control pill can result in light or no menstrual flow. that is a normal side effect of both products. ...Read more

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Missed period for 3 months, now spotting for 7 days, Not sexually active. Want to take the pill to regulate period, can I start taking them immediatel?

Missed period for 3 months, now spotting for 7 days, Not sexually active. Want to take the pill to regulate period, can I start taking them immediatel?

Yes: you may start the pill at any time during the cycle. For you, since you are irregular it is not possible to know exactly where you are in the cycle, it makes sense to just start the pill and expect some spotting for up to 3 or 4 weeks as you body acclimates to the pill. You should achieve good, predictable cycles with the pill. ...Read more

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Missed period for 2 weeks but negative hpt after 7 WEEKS since last sex. Can I start taking birth control pills?

Missed period for 2 weeks but negative hpt after 7 WEEKS since last sex.  Can I start taking birth control pills?

Yes: If you did the test correctly and it was negative 7 weeks after sex, you are not pregnant and may start taking BC pills. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Been on bc pill for 3 years. Missed period week on placebo. Now starting active pill and get period. Normal? Lots brown mucus and cramping

Been on bc pill for 3 years. Missed period week on placebo. Now starting active pill and get period. Normal? Lots brown mucus and cramping

Yes: Can happen. Continue your pill as normal. Bleeding should stop in 5-7 days. If not, see your gyn provider. Hope this was helpful. Dr R ...Read more

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I am on the pill, don't always take it on time. Don't know my cycle so not sure when is a "missed period".Had sex 8 days ago, when can I take a hpt?

I am on the pill, don't always take it on time. Don't know my cycle so not sure when is a "missed period".Had sex 8 days ago, when can I take a hpt?

Wait a little longer: You can take a regular home pregnancy test if you miss your period. Would wait at least 10 days after the day you had sex - then can consider use of an early pregnancy test. If that is negative, can repeat in a week or less with a first morning void if you don't get your period. ...Read more