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Why My Periods Got Delayed When Pregnancy Test Was Negative ?

I have done pregnancy test by urine strip pregnancy test but that was negative. I am taking tb medication since three weeks. my periods are delayed by 15 days. what can be the reason ? why my periods got delayed when pregnancy test was negative ?
Tue, 4 Jan 2011
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Yes, there is a possibility. Sometimes a chronic illness disturbs the menstrual cycle . And even some drugs do the same.You can wait for another week or so. Some tests like pelvic USG may help finding out the cause. Also conceiving during anti-tubercular treatment is not a advised, so be safe.


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