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Delayed Period

A menstrual cycle usually lasts between 21 to 35 days on an average for women. But, if the period has not arrived beyond 35 days, it is called delayed period. Pregnancy is not the only reason for a delay in period. Birth control pills, PCOD, stress, thyroid problems or other hormonal causes could be responsible.

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Despite taking a contraceptive pill, my periods have been delayed after having unprotected sex with my boyfriend. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I had intercourse with my boyfriend and his condom ruptured. We came to know about that and I took a tablet of unwanted 72 the next day morning. Then, I started having light bleeding of a dark brownish or reddish color, but for the entire night, it did not soak my pad. And I did a urine...  Read Full »

Dr. Arjun Chaudhari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You took emergency pill. So your next cycle can be altered. Do test after one month of intercourse for pregnancy. You cannot get positive results within 12 days.  Read Full »

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