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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Can I be pregnant because of my missed periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a female aged 31 years. I measure 152 cm in height and weigh 47 kg. I have my missed periods. I have heavy leg cramps and a heavy belly. My urine test for pregnancy is negative. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can fully understand your concern and will surely help you. If you are sexually active, then there is a likelihood of pregnancy. I request you to tell me when your last menstrual period was and when you did the pregnancy test. We could do a blood hCG (human cho...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my missing periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I missed my period for the first time in my life, and I am worried about the reason behind it. I am not sure why I have not got my periods yet. What to do now? Can you please help?  Read Full »


Dr. Shubhadeep Bhattacharjee

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I would advise you take the urine pregnancy test. If it is negative, then you can undergo an ultrasound of pelvis to evaluate the endometrium. If the report is within normal limits, you can take tablet Primolut N (Norethisterone), one tablet twice daily after food for fi...  Read Full »

Does Depo injection cause changes in period cycle?

Query: Hi doctor, I was on the Depo injection for four years. I have been off the Depo injection for one year and three months. Also, I have not taken any other contraception in the last year. Four months ago, I went to my GP as I still had no bleeding. She did some hormone tests, which came back low, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you were on Depo injection for almost four to five years, this is a common problem with Depo injection. But, in most cases period starts within one year of stopping the Depo injection. But, as you said, if your hormone level is normal, like LH (luteinizing hormo...  Read Full »

Why do I not get my periods for the past two years after my delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, After my delivery for the past two years, I had no period. I went for a checkup with a Gynecologist. She gave me Primolut N (Norethisterone) to start my period. The period came but then again, no periods in coming months. I visited two to three doctors, they gave me the same Primolut ...  Read Full »


Dr. Radha P H

Answer: Hi doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. It will take some six months for your thyroid levels to become normal with medicines and your periods to resume regularly. After initiating thyroid medicine, you have to repeat thyroid levels to see if the dosage is sufficient after three months. Moreover, you ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for burning sensation while peeing after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my partner nine days ago. The next day I took a pill. My periods were due seven days ago, and I did not have periods still. Also, there is a burning sensation while peeing, and also I noticed white bumps on my vaginal lips. Please assist and give a detailed re...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your period was due a week ago, and you took the pill. But bleeding may delay after the pill, and some people even miss a period. Urine problems and bumps may be due to the reaction of the pill. I suggest you drink more water and take one teaspoon of baking soda ...  Read Full »

Can home pregnancy tests give false positive results?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting a faint positive line on the pregnancy test. I was diagnosed with pcod and I am taking ovaries plus one tablet after dinner and Oosure-M two tablets twice daily. I took a pregnancy test and got a faint positive line. Am I pregnant or my medicine causes false-positive lines...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your message. The sensitivity of pregnancy test kit are very high. They can be false negative, but not a false positive. I mean if it is showing positive, then definitely you are pregnant. Faint positive lines can occur due to delayed ovulation which lea...  Read Full »

What is the reason for not getting periods even after taking I-pill after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with my wife when her periods was due. But at that date, she did not get her period, and she took an I-pill next day. It is already six days since she took the I-pill, but she did not get her periods still. I am really worried that she is pregnant, as we are not plan...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Her periods could have been missed due to pregnancy caused due to the earlier intercourse or due to hormonal imbalance. Get a serum beta hCG done, which is a blood test. Review with the report, so that I can suggest medication to induce periods. Revert with more inform...  Read Full »

My period is delayed due to intake of I-pill. Can I still be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, My period was due on the 20th of this month. I had protected sex on 14th night, and we had a bit of a doubt about the protection, so on 15th evening, I took an I-pill. On 17th night, we again had protected sex, and on the 19th morning, I took another I-pill. I did not get my periods y...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The chance of pregnancy is low with sex on the days mentioned. Your period is late due to the effect of I-pill. It is too early to test, if you do not get your period by the 25th, then repeat the pregnancy test. But, the chance of pregnancy is almost nil. For more inf...  Read Full »

After taking fenugreek seeds, I did not get my periods. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old female, and I used to take ten fenugreek seeds before and after eating food. But now, I am not getting my periods. Can I get pregnant and have kids? I used to take these seeds daily from a month.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fenugreek seed cannot affect your fertility, do not worry. A delayed period could be because of stress or hormonal imbalance, so please get a urine pregnancy test to rule out pregnancy first. For further queries consult an infertility specialist online --> https://www...  Read Full »

On taking I-pill, I had periods, and then I had not bled since then. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had sex and took a pill after two days. Again in a gap of three days had sex and took an I-pill. 10 days later, I had periods, and after that, I have not bled since then. I took three home pregnancy tests which showed negative. What could be the reason? I am on regular Thyronorm 62.5 fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. One thing is clear that the pregnancy test is negative. Also, you took the pill well in time and also got the withdrawal bleeding. We will have to investigate the reason for not getting periods. Get an ultrasound pelvis done. There can be ovarian cyst a...  Read Full »

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