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One of my cousin missed her periods. She is late by 1 month. Her periods are irregular though never been this late. She checked for pregnancy through pregnancy kit and the results were negative. She took an I pill once. Would like to know what might be the problem.
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Dr. Swati Chitnis
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Hello. iPill is a high dose hormone which can cause irregular periods after use. Since pregnancy test is negative, she's not pregnant. Wait for periods. Switch to a regular contraceptive like condom or OC pill, it will save you the stress. iPill is for emergencies, should not be used like a normal contraceptive
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Dr. Rita Bakshi
Gynecologist/Obstetrician 31 yrs exp Delhi
Hello, Firstly, avoid using iPill completely. iPill causes an hormonal imbalances in body that might be a cause behind her delayed periods. Use a contraception next time. Since her pregnancy test was negative, she is unlikely to be pregnant.
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Dr. Reethu Varadarajan
Gynecologist 8 yrs exp Bangalore
My request to u is dont use i pill again. Regarding cycles there may be variation of cycles with i pill . All the more when your periods r not regular. Pl use a regular contraception it will be safe and effective too.
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Dr. Sachin Dalal
Gynecologist 17 yrs exp Mumbai
Ipill gives a high dose of the progesterone hormone to the body and alters the cycle regularity. Tell your cousin to wait for the normal periods
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Don't worry about this. She will get her periods spontaneously.
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Avoid unprotected sex & ipill. Better to use a condom.
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