3 years

No period for 3 months

I am 26 years old single women with an irregular period history but this time it has been too long. I haven’t had my period since February. I only have spotting on 30 and 31 January after I took Escapelle after I had unprotected intercourse on January 24. I took a pregnancy test but it’s negative. I have breast pain every morning and other PMS symptoms but I didn’t get any period. It has been about 3 weeks now. So the last two weeks, I took Himalaya Shatavari Women’s Wellness tablets because I guess it can help me to get my period, but it didn’t work. Nowadays, my breast pain makes me feel uncomfortable and can wake me up from sleep. What should I do?

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The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. From your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as

  • Stress, stress can cause hormonal imbalance which controls your menstrual cycle, and also in a long run, affect your bodyweight which will be further elaborated in the next 2 point.
  • Low body weight, it affects your body metabolism and affects your hypothalamus, both of which can affect your menstrual cycle. If it’s associated with an eating disorder, getting your treatment for it will help alleviate the symptoms. Otherwise, eat a balanced diet and gain some weight may help you regulate your menstrual cycle.
  • Overweight, just as low body weight can affect your metabolism and hypothalamus, so can being overweight, having a proper diet and exercise plan to lose weight can help with this.
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome, a condition where too much male hormones are produced in a female can lead to a cessation of menstruation. It is accompanied by hirsutism which is excessive hair at the face, the chin, the chest and the body.

Taking morning after pill within 72 hours after unprotected sex, will prevent the chance to get pregnant in most cases. Nevertheless, some pregnancy still reported although the morning after pill is taken, in rare cases. Therefore, to be certain, you should visit a clinic or hospital where they will check for the exact level of pregnancy hormone within your body or do an ultrasound to see if the gestational sac can be seen. This is relevant if you had history of unprotected sex with proper penetration after your last menstrual period.

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. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

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


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