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Causes for delayed menses - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Practicing since : 2008
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User :   Hi i had missed period my last period is on october 9th
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   if ur pregnancy test is negative
User :   yes
Doctor :   and still u miss ur periods
User :   yes
Doctor :   then it could be due to stress
Doctor :   usually if the delay in periods upto3-6 days is more likely to be due to stress
Doctor :   beyond that
User :   but period lengthis 23 days
Doctor :   if ur in doubt, and ur periods are missed
User :   and its already 1 week
Doctor :   then u need to consult gynecologist
Doctor :   there might be other reasons
User :   is it ok to consult doctor now
Doctor :   other than pregnancy
Doctor :   yes
User :   ok
Doctor :   or it could be due to ectopic pregnancy rarely
Doctor :   it is extremely rare
Doctor :   but it can also be a cause
User :   bcoz we r trying for pregnancy
Doctor :   yes it could
User :   i and my husband had an intercourse
Doctor :   but ur unlikely to be pregnant
User :   ok
Doctor :   repeat the urine pregnancy test again
User :   ok
Doctor :   usually after first day of ur expected day of periods
Doctor :   if u do urine pregnancy test
Doctor :   it gives fairly accurate result
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   if still in doubt u
Doctor :   can get it checked with gynecologist
Doctor :   to confirm
Doctor :   ur welcome
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