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Didn’t get my period on the first pack of birth control

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: February 15, 2021 8:37 PM

Anonymous 18 months

hi doc, i should’ve gotten my period on 28th every month but last month i didn’t get my period and i started my first pack of birth control. unfortunately, the period didn’t came even after the 28th january. is that normal because i started my pills?

Dr Ramzdhan 18 months
General Practitioner

Hi and thank you for asking us

Through the question and statement you gave on the above section, i completely understand your concern over this matter. For your information, birth control pills can cause changes in your menstrual cycle. Other than birth control pills, there are other cuases that could cause irregular period such as:

  • A very busy and active lifestyle
  • Emotional stress
  • Losing weight or overweight
  • Thyroid or pituitary gland problems
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome problem
  • Problems with uterine, ovarian or cervical structures

Get through that time of the month comfortably without leak.

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor. If you have any more enquiries, you can click on the link (DoctorOnCall) and speak to our doctors in private and get the consultation you need on the phone. Thank you.

Still worried about your menstrual cycle? Speak to a gynaecologist today to ease your mind.

Last Updated: Mon Feb 15 2021 20:37:53 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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