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What causes delayed menses and what is the longest it can be delayed?

Depends on situation. Primary menstrual delay occurs when puberty hasn't progressed to that point, often 2.5 yrs after breast buds.Early cycles can be quite irregular due to lack of ovulation with each cycle. After maturity, they can remain irregular due to polycystic ovaries or pregnancy. Lack of signs of puberty @ 13 or menses by 15 deserves a workup. Some pcos patients only cycle 2-3x/yr. Read more...

What could be the cause delayed menses after starting birth control?

Bcp. Estrogen and progetogen in the birth control pills can both delay the menses by changing the function of the ovaries and the lining of the uterus. If this is the first it happens, do a pegnancy test to be sure. Read more...