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What causes delayed periods?

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hi doctor As per doctor advised my wife take REGESTRONE tablet (pregnancy test negative), after she got her late period on 13.12.2013. (20days delay). now this month period still not came, please help.
Posted Sat, 15 Feb 2014 in Pregnancy
Answered by Dr. Dattaprasad 41 minutes later
Brief Answer: Can take same if pregnancy ruled out. Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome to XXXXXXX She can do hope pregnancy test & if negative, can take same tablets OR Dydrogesterone tablets (which are safe even during pregnancy) for bringing periods. Kindly specify whether you are trying for pregnancy OR otherwise so that further advice can be given. Let me know if you have other concerns. Regards.
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Follow-up: What causes delayed periods? 38 minutes later
actually this month we are plan to start baby process, we are waiting period,
Answered by Dr. Dattaprasad 22 minutes later
Brief Answer: More details needed. Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome back. From the details you gave in first question, it appears that wife's menstrual cycles are irregular. Kindly provide following details for further guidance. 1. How are wife's menstrual cycles (Regular/irregular) 2. Semen analysis report if already done. I understand that you are about to start trying for baby, so you might not have done semen analysis & it should be OK. Awaiting reply. Regards.
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Follow-up: What causes delayed periods? 14 minutes later
last three months irregular, semen test we are not done, we married may 2013., this year only we are going to start baby, l
Answered by Dr. Dattaprasad 5 minutes later
Brief Answer: Tests required. Detailed Answer: Hi, Welcome back. For pregnancy to occur three things are required - Normal semen analysis, regular ovulation (egg formation & rupture) & patent tubes (wife). Irregular menses indicates anovulation in >95% cases, which mostly occurs due to PCOS at this age. Wife if not pregnant needs evaluation & treatment for ovulation. Kindly consult gynecologist/infertility specialist on 2nd/3rd day of next menses (if not pregnant) to get evaluated & treated. Regards.
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