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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Why did I not have periods from four months?

Query: I have not had my periods since 4 months . I had sex three months back. After 2 months of having sex, I took 3 pregnancy tests on suitable intervals they all were negative . Earlier I have been diagnosed with pcos . Can I be pregnant ? Also, I have attached some of my blood reports and usg report to...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: hello, 2 things are clear from ur USG - u are not pregnant as ur scan shows a not pregnant size uterus u donot have have polycystic ovaries . ur blood reports shows: a normal thyroid functions a normal fsh (normal functioning pituitary ) normal sugars normal insulin levels normal ...  Read Full »

What are the reasons for missed periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed my periods for 13 days. The 11th day pregnanacy blood test is negative. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your problem and will surely help you. Delay in periods can be due to several reasons like hormonal changes, stress, overweight etc. Hormonal changes can be due to body changes or some medicines which are hormone based like birth control pills, medici...  Read Full »

I do not have PCOS. Why have I missed my period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently 25 years old and this the first time that my period is late and it has been over 35 days. I am not married, I do not have PCOS. It is just that my period was never late and now I am worried sick. Please I need your advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry about the periods, as you are aware that delay in periods can be due to obesity as you had suffered last time, however my compliments to you for reducing 14 kg of weight (attachment removed to protect patient identity), so we can conclude that delay is n...  Read Full »

Can Duphaston cause missed periods?

Query: I am 30 Years old, Missed period for 8 days now. Since my 24 day of menstrual cycle was starting using duphaston drug once daily and finish the prescribed dose yesterday. And my menstrual cycle is between 26-28 days, this month on the days of my periods I got cramps but nothing come out. Could this ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. I would like to know the reason why you had been taking Duphaston? If you have been planning for a pregnancy, then it would be advisable to check your urine pregnancy test once. If negative you can wait upto two week for your Periods to come as you just finished your cour...  Read Full »

I bled after intercourse and did not get my periods yet. What could be my problem?

Query: Hello doctor, My periods are late. Even though my home pregnancy test is negative, it is still late. I had bleeding for a couple of days after having intercourse before three weeks. What could possibly have gone wrong?  Read Full »


Dr. Vidyaprem

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinq.com. I saw your concern. It is unlikely to be a pregnancy. The cause for the delay could most probably be hormonal. The reason for bleeding could be uterine or ovulatory. Nothing to worry about it. Do you have bleeding every time after sex? If yes, then you need to have in-...  Read Full »

Why have I missed my period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 (unmarried) and I have missed my periods on first two days and I suppose I might be pregnant (unplanned) as I am not having any symptoms of my monthly periods. Me and my fiance had a pullout in 6-10 seconds after he inserted the penis in vagina but there was just a pre-cum whi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please do not get worried or panicked. Get a beta hCG test done. It is a blood test to confirm pregnancy. A value less than 5 means you are not pregnant. Even if it is positive, you do not need to worry. You can get it terminated by medicines (You will need to get ...  Read Full »

I get white discharge with missed period and negative pregnancy test. Am I pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, Actually, I had sex with my partner during period. And after that, I have taken i-pill within 12 hours. After two days my period stopped and now about one month passed but my period did not start yet and I tested with pregnancy kit with negative results. Some white liquid is leaking ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. As the urine pregnancy test is negative, you are definitely not pregnant right now. Sometimes the premenstrual symptoms can also be similar to pregnancy because of similar hormones acting in both the situations. Some amount of menstrual...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of pregnancy when the HPT shows negative after a day I missed period?

Query: Hello doctor, I have missed my period for this month. Last month my date was 29th and my cycle is usually 28 to 30 days. I am married and I had tried for pregnancy during my ovulation days. Now, as soon as I missed my period I took the pregnancy test but it came out negative. I am having severe back...  Read Full »


Dr. Vidyaprem

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to iclinq.com. It is unlikely to be a pregnancy as the card is negative. However, if you do not get your regular cycles even after one more week. Do check serum beta HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) blood test to rule out pregnancy, as some times false negatives can happen with ur...  Read Full »

I missed my period after unprotected intercourse. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, Me and my fiance got into unprotected intercourse, it was 7 days after my ovulation date. Both intercourses were not completely done, but I doubt on one of the intercourse a pre-ejaculation went inside. Next day I took an Ipill, and my first period after that got delayed for 4 days, I...  Read Full »


Dr. Ateeqa

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know few questions. When were your last periods? Have you had any sex after that? Are you practicing any methods to avoid pregnancy?  Read Full »

I have missed period after having sexual intercourse. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a teenager and I had sex for the first time 2 weeks ago and now I am worried that I might be pregnant. We used a condom but I am not on birth control or anything else. I have had irregular periods for some years now so I do not know if missing my period would be a sign of pregnan...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? For a young lady the only way to check for your chance of pregnancy is blood test. Lady can have a bleeding vaginally, when their hymen memberane rupture. Clinically we see bleeding, which can be mild spotting to heavy bleeding. As you mentioned that ...  Read Full »

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