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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What are the chances of pregnancy after using a vaginal pills and an i-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 17 years old. I had sex with my partner on the 24th day of the menustruation cycle. I used Today vaginal pill before intercourse. On the next day i.e. 25th day, within 30 hours, I also took i-pill to be sure not to be pregnant. Now my period which was on due is still missing. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Y Siva Roja

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your query thoroughly. I-pill or emergency contraceptive pills have very minimal chance of failure if taken immediately after intercourse within 24 hours and chances of failure gradually increase after that even if taken within 72 hours. There is abo...  Read Full »

When do periods occur after taking I-pill?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my partner. We used the condom but at the end, we found it broken but according to him nothing slipped inside but for safety I took i-pill within two hours. After this, I got bleeding within six days of i-pill intake and it lasted for five days and was the same as regul...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After having sex, five days later you got your periods. This indicates that 100% you are not pregnant. Now the delay in your next periods is due to the effect of i-pill. But there is no need to worry. No need to do any further pregnancy test as there is no chance of pre...  Read Full »

Will continuous intake of Diane-35 help in missing a period?

Query: Hello doctor, I started to take a birth control pill. The pill name is Diane-35, it is taken for 21 days and seven days for rest. I have just finished the first pack of 21 pills, and as far as I understand, that my period should come in these seven days, right? And also I have read on the internet ...  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, it is correct that if you have taken these pills for 21 days, your periods are expected to come in the next few days, as it will cause hormonal withdrawal which leads to cause bleeding. It is true that if you continue to take these medicines your periods will be...  Read Full »

Will appendicitis be the reason for varying abdominal pain and missed periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 15 years old. I am having abdominal pain for a month now. Sometimes localized on the right side or left side. Mostly, the pain is all over the abdomen and going to the back and pelvis as well slightly. It is recurring, sometimes serious, sometimes dull ache and sometimes mild. Al...  Read Full »


Dr. Nageswara Rao

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first thing to be ruled out in amenorrhea or not having menstruation is pregnancy, get a urine pregnancy test done. If there is no possibility of such a thing, then start your hormonal pills and get your menstruation. Amenorrhea could also be due to stress, yet t...  Read Full »

I do not have regular periods. How can I conceive?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old, soon to be 20. I and my fiance are trying to conceive for the past four years. We are having trouble getting pregnant due to my absence of a menstrual cycle. When I was younger I did not get my period when I was supposed to and had to be put on birth control pil...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Definitely you need a regular cycle to conceive. A regular cycle signifies a normal ovulation and thus a fertile status. I presume you are suffering from anovulation, which means absence of ovulation. There are 100 causes of anovulation whereas the most common cause of ...  Read Full »

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 »

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