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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How to use the MTP kit to terminate my partner's pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, The period cycle of my fiancee falls on the 1st of every month. We had sex on the 13th and the 14th. She missed her periods this time and had a pregnancy test, which came back positive. She took a single tablet of Mifepristone at 2 p.m. The medical person asked her to take the first ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two types of medicines in the MTP kit (medical termination of pregnancy), one is Mifepristone, and the other one is Misoprostol. They are not always successful. There are 4 % to 5 % chances that one may require a surgical evacuation. You should have got ...  Read Full »

I had intercourse at the start of this month. I have missed periods. Kindly suggest medication to get my periods.

Query: Hi doctor,I have missed my periods. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Better assessment can be done if you share the details of your last period, your cycle length, and whether you are sexually active or otherwise, along with other details.  Read Full »

I have missed my periods this month and have cramps. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I missed my period this month. It has already been a week since my last date. What to do as I have pain and cramps. Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance or could be due to pregnancy. In your pelvic ultrasound (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), the endometrial ...  Read Full »

Why did I miss my period even after taking I-pill and having withdrawal bleeding after the intercourse?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months back, I had sex 12 to 15 days before my menstruation. Also, I took I-pill and have had withdrawal bleeding. But I did not have periods last month. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As withdrawal bleeding has already occurred after the intercourse, there is less chance of being pregnant. However, I suggest you get a urine pregnancy test with the morning sample to confirm this. The delayed periods could be due t...  Read Full »

I missed periods after taking Unwanted 72, and my pregnancy test is also negative. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I had protected intercourse two months back and took Unwanted 72 after two days. I got bleeding two and a half weeks after the intercourse. My periods usually occur around the end of every month, and I still did not get my periods. I underwent a pregnancy test, and it was negative. Is the...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com Thanks for trusting us with your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Menstrual irregularities in your case could be due to hormonal imbalance caused by an I-pill (Levonorgestrel). As you took the I-pill on time, there is no chance ...  Read Full »

I have pregnancy symptoms and missed my periods last month, but my pregnancy test is negative. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married two months back. My last period was a few days before my wedding. I missed my periods last month and did not get my period till now. My hCG pregnancy test is negative. Also, I have symptoms like headache, discomfort, tiredness, lower abdominal pain, fainting, and unable to e...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. Kindly repeat the urine pregnancy test with the morning sample. If the results are negative, I suggest you get an ultrasound abdomen for diagnosis. In addition, I suggest you take one tablet Ondem-MD (Ondansetron) twice a day, 20 minutes before food. I hope...  Read Full »

I am worried because I have just missed my period, even after pregnancy tests came negative. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old female, and I have just missed my period. I am currently on day 41 or 42 of my menstrual cycle, and my period got delayed by 12 days. I have undergone two pregnancy tests after I missed my period, and both have come negative. I have a stinging sensation on the right s...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry, as your pregnancy test is negative. Delay in periods might be due to some hormone disturbances. You might have stinging pain due to a cyst, urinary tract infection, or colitis. I suggest you undergo an abdominal ultrasound and take Primolut N (Norethister...  Read Full »

I had unprotected sex, but he did pull out, and now I feel nausea, fatigue, and missed my periods for over a week. Am I in the early days of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently concerned about whether I am in the early days of pregnancy, but I am unsure and confused. I did three tests yesterday; two were clear negatives, and one had a faint positive line. I have been feeling some signs of early pregnancy over the last week, such as random nause...  Read Full »


Dr. Varunbabu Aucha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on the query, you might be in an early pregnancy state, as there is a history of unprotected sex. And more, the test you repeated had a faint positive line. Therefore, it is better to repeat the test after four days, preferably with a morning urine sample.  Read Full »

I am experiencing a dull feeling in my abdomen and bright red-colored spotting. What could be the reason behind it?

Query: Hello doctor, Firstly, I want to mention that I have never had any problems with my periods since I started middle school. I am 33 years old now. It was always on time, lasted for 5 to 7 days, and I always had normal flow and color. Last year, I completely skipped my periods for the first time. I st...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two conditions. One is endometrial hyperplasia, in which only endometrial tissue gets thickened, leading to abdominal pain and bleeding. This is a benign condition and is treated successfully. Another is endometriosis in endometrial tissue present outside t...  Read Full »

I notice spotting but no bleeding around the time when my menstrual cycle starts. Could it be indicative of some underlying condition?

Query: Hello doctor, My periods usually start on the 10th day of the month. I noticed spotting, but there was no normal bleeding. I noticed spotting again the following day, but my bleeding has not started yet.  Read Full »


Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Could you please tell me whether it is the first time you are having this problem? Have you taken any medicine during this cycle, like some contraceptive, and whether you are sexually active or not? Kindly revert with these answers so that I can help you. Thank you.   Read Full »

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