Missed Period

Other than pregnancy, there are many causes of missing a period. Conditions that affect the hormonal balance of the body results in delay or absence of periods. This imbalance can occur due to stress, high or low body weight, PCOS, using birth control pills, and thyroid problems.

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Is there a chance of getting pregnant by touching the vagina with the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20 years old. I have not got my periods this month. My last period was on the third of last month. I usually have a cycle of 32 days. Still, I did not get my periods, and I am worried because my boyfriend touched his penis near my vagina. Am I pregnant? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Kyal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Just touching the penis near the vagina is unlikely to result in pregnancy unless there is a discharge that contains sperms. There are many causes of delayed periods apart from pregnancy like stress, anxiety, thyroid dysfunction, increased prolactin level, obesity, ...  Read Full »

I have missed my period. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly shed light on some issues. I had my period two months back and I had the next once a month later, which only came for a day and I have not had it since it till now. I did home test before my period came which read negative. My two breasts ache and immediately after my period co...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Menstrual cycle can be 23 days to 37 days. And bleeding can be from 1 day to 10 days anywhere and all this normal. No need to worry. Sometimes due to imbalance in your body or normally also, your period can be 5 to 6 days here or there and it is absolutely normal.Whe...  Read Full »

I stopped regular birth control pills recently, and no periods after that. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 17-year-old female. I was put on birth control before three months. I took it for two months then stopped, and I have not had a period after finishing it. Is this common, or should I be worried? And I am not sexually active.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I believe the reason you were started on birth control pill was because you already had irregular menses, and the physician must have advised you to continue it for at least six months. Also when you started your periods seemed to be regular for two months, but when ...  Read Full »

I have PCOD, under treatment and missed a period with white discharge. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23-years-old. I have irregular periods from five years. I have PCOD problem (hormonal imbalance, delay periods) three months before I consulted a doctor and gave me Ovacet and Regestrone (day16 today 25) for two months. In these two months periods are regular. Last month I used on...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Patients with PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) are advised low dose hormones for regularisation of cycles. In your case, you were given estrogen (Ovacet) and progesterone (Regestron) to be eaten separately. Ovacet forms endometrium and progesterone matures it into s...  Read Full »

My period is not regular and I had intercourse. What should I do to get the period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 20-years-old with 5’2 height and 65 kgs weight. I had sexual intercourse with my fiance a few days back, and I was active even before that. I did not have my periods last month, and this is going to be the second month if periods do not come. I have tested lots of times, an...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your message. If the pregnancy test is negative, then it is unlikely that you are pregnant. But to be double sure kindly do blood test beta hCG. It will give you confirm to report about pregnancy. Next thing if it comes out to be negative, then you can take...  Read Full »

Had ECP in the last four months and missed my fifth month period. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old. And for four months I have had emergency contraceptive pill four times. One in each month after having unprotected sex. I got regular periods for four months after having the medicine. But this is the fifth month in which I have not consumed any pill and still did no...  Read Full »


Dr. Sharmila Naik

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Emergency contraception is not to be taken regularly. There are two phases of the menstrual cycle first 15 days estrogenic phase and second secretory phase. These tablets are high dose hormonal and delay ovulation. So depending upon which phase you took medicine, the...  Read Full »

Why have I missed period after sexual intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor,My last date of the period was last month. Usually, I have an improper cycle (one month miss). We had intercourse after almost a month and I took Ipill on the third evening. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your message. Actually, chances of pregnancy are negligible as you have irregular cycles. As you said you took Ipill on the third evening, so in the next 3 to 4 days you should expect your periods. If in case of periods does not occur, then do a blood test (se...  Read Full »

I have missed period with white vaginal discharge after sex. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old sexually active female. I have missed my period date this month by eight days today. I had sexual intercourse 10 days after periods following which I took an Unwanted 72 two days later. I got my period last month. Following this, I had protected sex (condom). I have...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As the urine pregnancy test are all negative after one month post last protected sex and also that you had a withdrawal bleed post Unwanted 72 intake, so chances of pregnancy are negative. You are for sure not pregnant. The presence of excessive creamy white vaginal...  Read Full »

I missed my period even after taking Meprate. What are the chances that I might be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor,I have missed my period even after taking Meprate. It has been eight days now, what are the chances that I might be pregnant although I have not done penetration tests?  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, did you have had emergency pill post intercourse? Was there any menstrual irregularities before this like delayed menses and all. If you have had an emergency pill, then the likelihood is very less as these are highly effective. In this situation, since you ha...  Read Full »

What is Evecare used for?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 22 years old and I missed my period in two years back. Then I started Himalaya Evecare two tablets daily for four months and then stopped it. My periods were regularized then. Again a few months back my periods did not come and again I started Evecare and periods came for three mon...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. For the delayed period, rule out the cause and after consulting gynecologist only, treatment can be taken. Thyroid problem, excess stress, obesity, starvation, ovarian problem, diabetes, etc., like causes, should be ruled out. For that serum random blood sugar, s...  Read Full »

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