Q. Menstrual period delayed for 45 days now. Pregnancy test came negative. What could it be?

Answered by
Dr. Sabita Laskar
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Oct 15, 2014 and last reviewed on: Sep 14, 2019

Dear Doctor,

I have not get periods since 45 days. Normally I have a problem of delayed periods. Pregnancy test came negative.

Can you please advise?

Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrics And Gynaecology
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

If you are having delayed period, there could be lots of reasons for it.

  • First on the list is pregnancy, which you have ruled out already.
  • Second cause could be PCOD which gives rise to multiple tiny cysts in your ovaries with failure in ovulation thereby leading to no menstruation.
  • Third cause is hormonal imbalance or thyroid related issues.

So I would suggest you to check your thyroid and prolactin staus and also get a TVS done to see the condition of your ovaries.For bringing out your periods you can try Medroxyprogesterone acetate 10mg daily for 5 days.

However, it will not cure your primary cause. You must find out the primary cause to get permanent relief. Consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist

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