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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After how many days of missed periods, should pregnancy test be done?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to confirm something about my pregnancy.i have missed my period today is 63 days.my last period date is January30.in pregnancy kit I am getting negative I checked at 50 days .when can I take pregnancy test.six months back I have pcod.after that I used medicine after that I went fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: hi, you are having delayed Periods probably due to Anovulation. As your pregnancy test was negative at 50days , I would advise you to recheck again tomorrow morning, if it's negative it's advisable to take medication for withdrawal bleeding. and PCOS is not diagnosed based only on the ultrasound re...  Read Full »

What is the chance of pregnancy with unprotected sex a day after period?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex with my partner on 18th, and 19th of last month, where 18 was the next day after my periods. Took i-pill on 21st morning because he was not sure if he has ejaculated inside. But also he ejaculated sperm outside too. Now I have missed my periods which is supposed ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sree Gouri Sr

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your description, the possibility of pregnancy is less in your case. As usual, ovulation is not possible the next day after periods. But emergency contraceptive pill may not give accurate results after 7...  Read Full »

What are the reasons, other than pregnancy, for missed periods?

Query: Hi sir, Me and my girlfriend had romance during that time my pennis tip entered her viginal opening thrice .I didnt ejaculated before or during the romance time.but after few days she missed her periods.what might might reason . Thanks waiting for the reply What will be the reason ?  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: If you didn’t ejaculated inside than there is almost no chance of pregnancy. But many times man are not sure about precum. So can do home urine pregnancy test just for confirmation and to relieve stress. Once it comes negative than we are sure that it is not due to pregnancy. And there is some ot...  Read Full »

How effective is Unwanted 72 in avoiding pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex on 13th of last month (last period was 31st before). The condom burst inside me and cum went inside. So after five to six hours I took unwanted 72. Then from 17th to 22nd there was bleeding and cramps. But now it is about one month and I did not get my periods. Is there any...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there is some chance. Do urine pregnancy tests. If the test comes positive then there is pregnancy. And if the test comes negative then it is disturbed menses due to emergency pills. Here are some detailed explanations: Unwanted 72 is an emergency contraceptiv...  Read Full »

What to do when periods are late by a week?

Query: My periods are not coming. It's one week more than the previous date. Nothing happened like this with me previous   Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Usually 28 plus minus 7days is considered a normal length of menstrual cycle. So if this is the first time you had skipped your periods , I would advise you to wait for another week, if you still do not get your periods you can take the following medication mentioned below for your withdrawal. ...  Read Full »

We had sex after 2 days of period and my partner did not get period still. Can she be pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, Two days after my partner's last period we had sex. I am sure that the sperm did not go inside. According to the last period schedule and as per 28 days cycle, she was expecting her periods by yesterday or today which has still not come. I have some queries. What are the chances of her ...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I do not see any chance of pregnancy. For any lady, ovulation will be around 12-16th day of the period. Life of egg is 24 hours and that of sperm is 72 hours. Since you had sex on day 7 of periods, there is no chance of sperm being alive till date. ...  Read Full »

I had sex six days after my last period and I missed my period this month. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I am having some issues please help me. I had my period on the 2nd of last month and it lasted till 6th. I had sex with my partner on the 12th via withdrawal method. And this month I have been expecting my period since 3rd and till today I have not seen my peri...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Possibility of pregnancy cannot be ruled out at this moment since you had sex during your fertile period, you did not take any i-pill and withdrawal method has a significant failure rate. Multivitamins and grapes usually will not affect the periods and regarding symp...  Read Full »

I had sex three days after my period and missed my period. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my partner last month, after the third day of my periods. There was no intercourse and also we used condoms. My period date was 2nd of this month but did not get my period. Then I consumed Primolut N for three days thrice daily. Today is the 8th day after the last dos...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you had sex on the third day of menses then there is no chance of pregnancy. Periods can be delayed due to stress. And even due to taking Primolut N. You need to wait for five more days. I think the period should come in these five days. Do not worry as the pregnancy...  Read Full »

I missed my period and my urine pregnancy and HCG tests are negative. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had unprotected sex on 1st of last month and missed my period on 20th. I did a urine pregnancy test on 3rd of this month, it came negative and then I took Regestrone 10 mg for five days one tablet each day from 3rd to 7th. Then on 8th, I did a bhCG which came negative and today I go...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, you are not pregnant as urine pregnancy test and HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) test are negative. You have taken Regesterone so your period is delayed more. Your period should start now. It normally takes two to seven days after the last Regesterone tablet....  Read Full »

Why did I miss two consecutive periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old. Five months back I missed my period and then got bleeding for two days in the following month. Now again for the past two months I did not get my periods. Sometimes, I feel tired. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is better to rule out pregnancy with a home urine pregnancy test first as you have missed your last two menses. If negative then you can opt for an ultrasound pelvis to check for endometrial thickness. If it is more than 9 mm then you may opt for a withdrawal bleed ...  Read Full »

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