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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Is there a way to to prepone my periods?

Query: Hi doctor, My periods are irregular. I have a holiday planned, so I wanted to prepone my periods. My last periods was exactly a month and a half back. So, I started taking Deviry tablet, twice a day for five days before my period was due. It has been six days now, but I still did not get my periods...  Read Full »


Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When are you going for your vacation? Usually, after stopping the tablets, you should get your period within 15 days. Revert with more information to an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecol...  Read Full »

I have not had sex, but I am late for my period. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex last month after ovulation because I track it on my app and I am pretty regular. But this month, I have not had sex at all. I worked out twice, and each time when I worked out, I had spotting. Now, I am due for a period, and I am late. Why am I late? The first episode of spotti...  Read Full »


Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, I would like you to undergo sonography of pelvis. This kind of spotting and delay could be due to hormonal imbalance, which is likely to happen when you gain excess weight. I am glad to read that you are already working on your weight. Keep it up. ...  Read Full »

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