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Delayed periods caused due to irregular birth control, diet or pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i was taking my birth control irregularly
User :   and i had sex the day i was supposed to take it
Doctor :   ok
User :   i ended up taking the first pill of the month the next day
User :   the condom seemed fine
User :   and i havnt had sex since
User :   but 5 weeks later my period came unexpectedly
User :   i kept taking the pills
User :   and the period was virtually non existant
User :   i had been taking them very irregularly the week before
Doctor :   are you having periods now?
User :   and i have been heavily dieting
Doctor :   ok
User :   i just finished the irregular one
Doctor :   ok
User :   i've been back on the pills for 3 days
User :   do you think that the irregular pill taking and the diet could have caused the non existant period or do you think that i could be pregnant?
Doctor :   most probably your heavy dieting coukd be the cause for your irregular periods. are you taking pills on all days of your cycle?
User :   i would be about 5 weeks pregnant by now and i've had no symptoms but the area around my nipples seem bigger

Doctor :   usually periods does not occur if a pregnancy occurs
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