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What causes delayed periods while on Nuvaring ?

Hi doctor,I recently began using nuvaring the day after my monthly ended in may and my periods are regular. But I m 4days late on my period which normally last only 5days and I didn t use protection during the first 7 days I was on the nuva ring and I ve taken a home preg.test which was negative. Should I be worried?
Sat, 7 Nov 2020
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Hello,

The most common cause is stress for delayed periods. Other possible causes are like infection or hormonal imbalance or thyroid problems or anemia etc. Get it done urine pregnancy test and thyroid profile. Please review with reports and consult with your gynecologist she will examine and treat you accordingly.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu, Internal Medicine Specialist
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What causes delayed periods while on Nuvaring ?

Hello, The most common cause is stress for delayed periods. Other possible causes are like infection or hormonal imbalance or thyroid problems or anemia etc. Get it done urine pregnancy test and thyroid profile. Please review with reports and consult with your gynecologist she will examine and treat you accordingly. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Penchila Prasad Kandikattu, Internal Medicine Specialist