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Question: No pill no period...help!
|Kaylynn24 - Tue Jun 28, 2005 2:16 pm|
I am 24 and stopped taking the contraceptive Mircette in december after being on the pill for about 4 years. My period came regularly for 3 consecutive months after discontinuing the pill. The last day of my last menstruation was March 17th. It has now been more than 3 months since my last menstruation. I am really concerned and do not know what would cause this. I have taken 2 pregnancy tests recently and they have both come back negative. Should I be worried? Advice would be GREATLY appreciated! I don't know what's wrong with me! [color=red][/color][size=18][/size]
|Shannon Morgan, CMA - Wed Jun 29, 2005 5:00 pm|
It is not uncommon to have irregular periods for months after stopping the pill; but not having one for three months is something you should see your GYN about; when was the last pregnancy test you took? What are you using for birth control? Have you had any unprotected sex in the last three months?
|Kaylynn24 - Wed Jun 29, 2005 8:48 pm|
I am not on the pill now, but in December I stopped using the oral contraceptive Mircette after having been on the pill for 4 years. I have not had unprotected sex in the last 3 months and the last pregnancy test I took was three weeks ago. Of course it was negative. I had my period 3 times after discontinuing the pill and then it just stopped and it has been about 3 months. Do you think that this could be related to me stopping the pill? I have been putting off going to see a doctor because I do not have insurance until after my wedding in another month and a half. Is there anything that I can do to help trigger my period? Anything I can buy over the counter? THANK YOU (Ilovepatients) for your response and I look forward to more advice!!
|Shannon Morgan, CMA - Thu Jun 30, 2005 9:15 am|
Your missed periods are most likely the result of stopping the pill. It is not uncommon to miss and/or have irregular periods even for 6 months, but this usually happens if you were irregular on the pill.
It has been 6 months, so you can either wait a couple more weeks, or call your doctor for her opinion, and unfortunately there isn't anything you can take or do to start your periods.
I hope this helps :D
|Penny15 - Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:11 pm|
I am 16 years old and have had my period for over 5 years now. It isn't unusual for it to be a few days late, and once it's been 2 weeks late, but now it's 3 weeks late. It's never been this late before, and I've never had sex, so what could it be? Should I go to the doctor? My mom thinks that I might have to go on the pill, that that will make me more regular, is that a good idea?
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