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I'm on prednisone and I heard it could delay your period..I'm 3 days late and I have been cramping a lot..is that a delay or could I be pregnant??

I'm on prednisone and I heard it could delay your period..I'm 3 days late and I have been cramping a lot..is that a delay or could I be pregnant??

Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Prednisone does not delay periods. Whatever problem is requiring you to take prednisone could potentially be related. ...Read more

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What could be delaying my period?

What could be delaying my period?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is always a concern. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. If it's negative, repeat it in one week and give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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What could cause a delayed period?

What could cause a delayed period?

Multiple causes: Delayed cycles are usually due to delayed ovulation. This is most commonly caused by stress or underlying ovulation disorders. Pregnancy that is early and not detected is another reason. If delayed cycles are common for you, then ovulation disorder is likely and you should seek help because aside form fertility these issues also relate to chronic health in various ways and should be addressed. ...Read more

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Could being sick delay a woman's period?

Could being sick delay a woman's 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What medicine i could get for the delayed period?

What medicine i could get for the delayed period?

Not possible: There are no safe ways to delay your period. Periods are regulated by your hormones and there is not a way to safely interfere with this process. ...Read more

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Calc -concieved feb 14 or 15th. Period began feb 1st. Morning pill feb 11, could the pill delay concieved date? Is calc accurate?

Calc -concieved feb 14 or 15th.  Period began feb 1st. Morning pill feb 11, could the pill delay concieved date? Is calc accurate?

Yes: If you took planb on 2/11, then it may have slightly delayed when you actually ovulated. The only way that you will know accurately when you conceived is with an ultrasound at about 7 weeks and then looking back at the likely conception date. ...Read more

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Hi spotted for a week from January 3 to January 10 2015 have not had a period could me flying Jan 13 cause period delay Ca to RI?

Hi spotted for a week from January 3 to January 10  2015  have not had a period could me flying Jan 13 cause period delay Ca to RI?

Travel no effect: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I consumed period delay tablet but later after i took i spotted n after that it stopped. Now still I am spotting. Could you please advise?

I consumed period delay tablet but later after i took i spotted n after that it stopped. Now still I am spotting. Could you please advise?

Vaginal bleeding: I am not sure what tablet you took so it's hard for me to predict the sequence of events from now on. I would not take anything from this time on and would just wait until your next period. If you have other symptoms - pelvic pain, discharge, fever, profuse bleeding, please seek doc's advice. ...Read more

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Could Suboxone delay your period?

Could Suboxone delay your period?

Possible : Suboxone and other opiates can blunt the normal pulsatile release of luteinizing hormone or LH and thereby interfere with the menstrual cycle in females. Clinically significant cases are rarely encountered in clinical practice. ...Read more

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Help please! could being sick delay a period?

Help please! could being sick delay a period?

Yes, it could: Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; over-exercising (endurance athletics), travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives ; other meds, illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., pcos). ...Read more