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Late period. Taken medicine for tonsillitis. Not pregnant. Why is it late?

Hello, I am 11 days late on my period, i have been 2 weeks late before. I ve recently had tonsillitis so i have been taking a lot of painkillers, paracetamol , i m also stressed and I ve been worrying, i know i am defiantly not pregnant because i haven t had sex since august and I ve had 3 periods since then, so is me being stressed worried and taking painkillers reasons why it s late? please help
Mon, 18 Jan 2016
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OBGYN 's  Response
hi thanks for writing to us
pain killers dont cause delayed periods
stress,thyroid problems,pcos are some of the common reasons for irregular periods
know that even preejaculation contains sperms which can result in conception
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Radiologist Dr. Vasundhara Nagireddy's  Response
Hi
I have gone through yourcomplaints.the cause for delayed periods in you as a saying might be stress only.stress has lot of effect on our body.it is most common reason among many people.as you are saying you inderwent tonsillectomy ,stree due to surgery,blood loss, reduced deit intake due to surgery all might have delayed your periods.dont worry.everything wil be normal.
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Vasundhara
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Late period. Taken medicine for tonsillitis. Not pregnant. Why is it late?

hi thanks for writing to us pain killers dont cause delayed periods stress,thyroid problems,pcos are some of the common reasons for irregular periods know that even preejaculation contains sperms which can result in conception