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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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I had my period a month back. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had my period a month back. And I had unprotected sex ten days back. I have a 26 days cycle. I took I-pill on the same day after five hours. My due date was six days back but still, I am not getting periods and brown spots are visible. Am I pregnant?  Read Full »

Dr. Sujata Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kindly get blood hCG done. If it is negative, you need not worry. Most probably this delay and spotting are due to emergency contraceptive pills you have taken.   Read Full »

I missed my periods. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My age is 27 years, female, height 5 feet 4 inches and current weight is 169.5 lbs. I got my last period two months back, increased 8.8 lbs of weight in last two months. I am not sexually active, unmarried. I have been physically active, do yoga and walking regularly. Two years ago when t...  Read Full »

Dr. Makwana Tanvi Ghanshyambhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to After going through your health history it is evident that you are having hypothyroidism and more likely clinical polycystic ovarian syndrome. In this scenario, irregular menses are very common and in some people also weight gain can occur. In my opinion, first, you ...  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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

Can you tell me the reason for my missed periods after going through my thyroid and blood test reports?

Query: Hello doctor, I missed my period. The last was one month back, and I also have the thyroid and pregnancy reports. So I wanted to check if there is any issue.  Read Full »

Dr. Natasha Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read you query and can understand your concern. Your test is negative for pregnancy, but I suggest going for a blood test to confirm this. Get serum beta hCG levels done. If they are negative, we can be sure that there is no pregnancy. After that, we can give you...  Read Full »

I have been taking PCOD medications for more than a month, and my menstrual cycle is still delayed. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old, and recently I got diagnosed with PCOD. It has been a month and a half since I have taken the medicines for PCOD, and I have again missed a menstrual cycle. Please tell me what should I do. I am taking Oosure-M two tablets a day, M2 Tone syrup 15 ml twice daily. My thyr...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Before telling you what to do, let me give you a few basic facts about PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease). PCOD is not a disease. It is a condition that will appear when you put on weight and will be resolved when you lose weight. You have go...  Read Full »

What is Evecare used for?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old and I missed my period in two years back. Then I started Himalaya Evecare two tablets daily for four months and then stopped it. My periods were regularized then. Again a few months back my periods did not come and again I started Evecare and periods came for three mo...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the For the delayed period, rule out the cause and after consulting gynecologist only, treatment can be taken. Thyroid problem, excess stress, obesity, starvation, ovarian problem, diabetes, etc., like causes, should be ruled out. For that serum random blood sugar, s...  Read Full »

Why do I get irregular periods with lower abdominal pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I have not had my monthly period for two months now but I am pretty sure I am not pregnant. No intercourse was done for the past few months. Then I have been feeling some lower abdominal pain that just shoots up for a quick time but does not last long. I also experienced spotting, maybe...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to you have irregular cycles, it is better to check for a reason and have treatment for that.1. Confirm that you have no pregnancy (otherwise check the blood pregnancy test beta hCG [human chorionic gonadotrophin] to confirm).2. Have you checked for abnormal hair growth and...  Read Full »

I did not have my periods for the past two months despite getting negative pregnancy tests. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 24 years old and did not have my period for the last two months. However, I did take pregnancy tests which were negative. At times, I had cramps, but there were no signs of bleeding or spotting. Also, I had irregular bowel movements and could not lose weight. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Many factors can affect the periods, like sudden weight gain or weight loss, hypo or hyperthyroidism, strenuous exercise, strict diet, hormonal intake, or contraception. Consider all the factors. I would suggest the foll...  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 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 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 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 »

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