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Missed periods, vaginal spotting, slight breast tenderness. Taking i-pill. Causes for delayed periods?

hi, i have not got periods from 1 and half month.I got little spotting after 2 weeks of previous periods for 3-4 days. i have done urine test before 4 days. the result was negative. but i have not got periods yet. i am also feeling little breast tenderness. I had used i pills first time last month.i dont know whts the reason behind this. i am so confused.
Asked On : Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
Thanks for the query.
Emergency pills can alter the menstrual cycle depending on the period of the cycle when you took the pill.
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So that could be one reason for your delayed periods.
If you had another episode of unprotected intercourse last moth, better to go for pregnancy test once.

Take care.

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OBGYN Dr. Aarti Abraham's  Response
Mar 2013
thank you for the query.
The I pill is not a substitute for regular contraceptive use, because the I pill can alter the bleeding pattern of your menstrual cycle.
It is most probably the reason for your irregular spotting between periods.
However, the I pill can also delay your period by a week or more.
If your test result was negative, you can wait for a few more days.
If period does not occur, please consult a gynecologist.
Stress , anxiety, thyroid disorders, polycystic ovaries could also alter the normal pattern of your bleeding.
Take care
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