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 have I not got my periods for a month?

Query: Hello doctor, I missed my period last month and after the first late day I took a pregnancy test and it said not pregnant. So I waited for a few more days to go by to take another and it said positive so from that day I scheduled a follow-up appointment and when I went to get an ultrasound they tol...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you done the blood pregnancy test (hCG)? It could have been a chemical pregnancy meaning non-viable early pregnancy. You can take medicines for withdrawal bleeding like Norethisterone 5 mg twice a day for five days. You will get periods after you stop the medicine. T...  Read Full »

Why am I not getting period after taking Unwanted 72?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old and my height is 5'2" and weight is approximately 48 kg. I had my last period on the third of last month and it lasted for seven days. I had intercourse on the first of the same month and took Unwanted 72 on the same day but now I am not getting my periods. I have te...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your query, you had bleeding for two days after taking Unwanted 72, so there is definitely no chance of pregnancy in the first place, also proved by the negative pregnancy test. So relax. After such pills, the next 1 to 2 cycles are a bit irregular. Please also try...  Read Full »

I got small blood clot after taking Mifepristone for missed period. Is it fine?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old and unmarried. My last period was a month back. After that, I had unprotected intercourse. This month I missed my periods and found positive results on the test kit twice. I took Mifegest kit's Mifepristone tablet yesterday night at 8.30 PM. After that, today morning I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, have you done a USG pelvis to know about the size and site of pregnancy? Once intrauterine pregnancy less than seven weeks is confirmed, only then you should use Mifegest kit, otherwise, it may cause you serious bleeding, with a need of hospitalization and b...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about not getting periods for 10 months?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently started getting periods and I have not gotten my period for almost 10 months. I am not pregnant because I have never had sex, and I am also not on any contraceptives or medication. I am just wondering if I should be concerned? I read that this could be a hormonal issue th...  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are well informed. Adolescence does cause anovulation, that is, you are not ovulating every month. Hence, not getting regular periods. This is often due to an ever-changing hormonal axis in a girl's body. Give it some time to come into its own flow. You in the meanw...  Read Full »

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