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    What causes delayed menstruation after taking an I-pill?

Posted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017 in Women's Health
Question: Last month that is on 16 XXXXXXX I had unprotected sex but within 24 hours I took an I pill. Then after that I had intercourse but with protection. Then I got my periods on 22 XXXXXXX ( prepone by 12-13 days) now I should be having my next periods date due on 22 July but its missing since 5 days. So what's happening? is it protection failure or I pill failure or it just got delayed. If I have to take any pregnancy test then tell me when to take. Please please tell me.
Answered by Dr. Deepti Verma 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Side effect of the pill

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand the concerns.
I pill delays the next expected periods by 2-3 weeks.
I will suggest you to get a urine pregnancy test tomorrow morning.
If negative, then you can safely wait for the periods for another 2-3 weeks.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Dr Deepti Verma
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