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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 an I-pill, my partner's periods have been delayed. Is she pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor,I wore condom first and then I reversed it, because I wore it in wrong direction. My question is that, will my partner get pregnant with mucus like white substance that comes out while arousal. I feel it might get attached to outside of condom. After intercourse, I checked condom and there...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhananjay Tiwari

Answer: Hello. Welcome to I understand your concern. You can get pregnant from the arousal fluid of your partner. I-pill can delay the periods by one week. If the periods do not occur even after a week of the expected date, you should do a pregnancy test.  Read Full »

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