Common "Irregular Periods" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq

Irregular Periods

Irregular periods means the days between two menstrual periods keep changing, heavy or light period than usual, or the duration of periods varies. Some of the common causes include placement of intrauterine device (IUD), using birth control pills, PCOS, stress, an overactive or underactive thyroid, and uterine fibroids.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

I have PCOS. What are the chances of me getting pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 24 years old. I am a PCOS patient. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend on the expected day of my period and took an I-pill on the next morning, within 12 hours. I have not had any withdrawal bleeding. We had unprotected sex again in an interval two days. Do I need to take I-pill ...  Read Full »

Dr. Naik Sharmila Shashikant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, for now, you need to take I-pill to avoid getting pregnant within 72 hours preferably within 12 hours. But, emergency contraception is not to be taken on a regular basis as it has progesterone and as you have been diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), t...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.