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Delayed periods while on birth control pills - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Menstruation and Miscarriage
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi i am currently on birth control and was suppose to get my period 1-2 days ago is this normal
User :   or could i be pregnant?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   unlikely
Doctor :   if u have taken pills on time and regular, still women can become pregnant even whenon pills
Doctor :   do a urine pregnancy test
User :   alright.. so how long should I wait to see if i get my period?
Doctor :   if positive consult a gynecologist
Doctor :   it could be that ur stressed out
User :   ok but how long should i wait to do the pregnancy test?
Doctor :   stress will cause periods to delay
Doctor :   u can do it right now
Doctor :   or tommorow morning
User :   ok
User :   thank you
Doctor :   usually first day of missed period
Doctor :   this test is done
Doctor :   ur welcome
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