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What can I take to delay my period by 1 day?

What can I take to delay my period by 1 day?

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

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


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Hi! What over the counter pills can I take to delay my period for 3 days? I have a beach trip the same week as my period and I wanna enjoy my vacation

Hi! What over the counter pills can I take to delay my period for 3 days? I have a beach trip the same week as my period and I wanna enjoy my vacation

Sorry, bad news:none: Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but there are no over-the-counter pills to delay one's periods. Hormonal contraception eg birth control pills, can be taken in such a manner as to "prevent" menses but these are, of course, by prescription only. Furthermore, even if you got a prescription today, you wouldn't delay period. It requires skipping placebo/sugar pills & starting next pack immediately ...Read more

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I take althea: delayed period?

I take althea: delayed period?

That is a potential: side effect. Menstrual irregularities can occur with oral contraceptives (delayed or missed period, breakthrough bleeding/ spotting). ...Read more

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When you take a delay pill on your 2nd day of your period does it stop your period for few days?

When you take a delay pill on your 2nd day of your period does it stop your period for few days?

Not indicated for: Delay pill is recommended by some and adviced to ba taken for premature ejaculation in men and not for delaying or suppressing periods. ...Read more

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What happens if you take norethisterone to delay your period?

What happens if you take norethisterone to delay your period?

Usually: We do this frequently for the exact reason you stated. Just be aware that your cycle may be irregular & this may cause irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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Can I take norethisterone to delay may period after I remove my nuvaring?

Can I take norethisterone to delay may period after I remove my nuvaring?

Norethindrone: You should be able to take the birth control pill to delay your period after you remove nuvaring. But it depends on how long you want to delay. If you just want to delay it a short time that's fine. Or are you switching to the birth control pill after being on the ring? ...Read more

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Is it okay to take noresterone if I want to delay my period until after my vacation?

Is it okay to take noresterone if I want to delay my period until after my vacation?

Usually: We do this frequently for the exact reason you stated. Just be aware that your cycle may be irregular & this may cause irregular bleeding. ...Read more

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Can i take progesterona 200mg for delayed period ??im now on day 46 of the cycle &no pragnancy

Can i take progesterona 200mg for delayed period ??im now on day 46 of the cycle &no pragnancy

Yes: Using progesterone to induce a menstrual period can help but remember, it is when you stop progesterone that withdrawal bleeding usually occurs. During a cycle where ovulation does not occur, low progesterone levels may delay periods. This is the reason for adding supplemental progesterone. Stopping the progesterone is what induces bleeding, however. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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