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What Can I Take To Delay My Period
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
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 Sometimes it can be withdrawn early with progestins to adjust timing of the cycle.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
Not much: Not too much without hormonal manipulation.Get a more detailed answer ›
"Nothing": Mother nature, at age 46, is sending a message that the "reproductive/menstrual cycle factory" is closing soon, also known as menopause. It is common for periods to be irregular and skipped. However, don't "skip" contraception until "the fat lady sings for six months or more"(no periods). As "change of life babies" are also very common. ...Read more
Stopping period: There is really not very much that you can to to stop a period for just one day. There are medicines used to stop periods but they have other effects on your body and cycle and not recommended for convienience. Sorry. ...Read more
Please see your: Gyn there are meds that can be perscribed under a doctor's supervision. ...Read more
Delay period: Usually we use high dose progesterone to delay the period. But it needs to be started on time. Ideally by about day 22-24 of the cycle. After day 25 of the cycle, it gets harder because the body's progesterone level may have already dropped enough to trigger flow. If you're taking birth control pills it's much easier by just skipping the placebo pills and going straight into a new pack. ...Read more
I want to delay my period for a week while I'm on vacation. How much norethindrone do I need to take daily to delay my period?
Sorry but: HealthTap's agreement with doctors prohibits us from diagnosing or prescribing treatment online in this format. You could see a live doctor for a visit or you could do a virtual consult online, good wishes. ...Read more
Birth control pills?: There are ways to do this if you are taking birth control pills. If not, its difficult to do. ...Read more
Up to Several months: But, you may ovulate during that time so please use barrier protection (condoms and spermicide, for example) if you do not wish to be pregnant. Your doctor can bring on a period with medicine if you have not had a period three months after stopping the pill. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
Contraceptives: One of the benefits of hormonal contraception is that most women will decrease the length and amount of their menstrual flow. Birth control pills are generally known for this effect. Depo Provera is well known for suppressing menstrual bleeding as is the Mirena (levonorgestrel) Intrauterine Device. ...Read more
What if i skip my pills for five days and my period will come, what should I do?Do i still need to conrinue to take my pills?
Just start a new package.: You are not really having a period. Your having a withdrawal bleed. Missing all those pills just really massed with your hormones and your body. I would make sure using other form of contraception for the next month as well as your pills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long would it take for me to get pregnant? I been on the pill for 5months. I just stopped, what could I do to speed up the process ? Please help.
Right away: Your chance of pregnancy should be back to normal within a month after stopping birth control pills. Be sure you are taking prenatal vitamins even before you get pregnant. You can also consider using an ovulation predictor kit to help determine the most likely time during the month when you could get pregnant. Good luck! ...Read more
Antibiotics don't: Antibiotics should not be expected to have an effect on the timing of your period, except for the known issue with absorption of oral contraceptives. If you are on 'the pill', you should not take (certain) antibiotics near the time of taking your birth control pill. I recommend at least three hours separation. ...Read more
Menstrual cramps: Try: omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with your doctor’s approval. Nsaid'scan help with pain. Discuss use of a traditional herbal like black cohosh with your doctor. Chamomile tea can be soothing. Sipping green tea can also dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt. A warm bath or heating pad is beneficial. Acupuncture is excellent for dysmenorrhea. ...Read more
Hi. Forever my period cycle was irregular . Is anyway I can buy any medication to make my period to come . Please help .
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