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delay periods need help

By Anonymous April 10, 2015 - 10:40am
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My periods were supposed to come on 26 march but i had sex on 30 march protected sex but my period is not coming till now its april 10 ???? What should i do please help

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Hi Anon,

Thank you for sharing your question with the EmpowHER community.

It sounds like up until now your menstrual cycle has been pretty consistent prior to now.  And since you had protected sex, the likely culprit is an imbalance of hormones.  A woman's menstrual cycle is regulated by hormones, so when there is a delay an imbalance has occurred.

The good thing is that your menstrual cycle has arrived. Now that is has arrived, are the other symptoms flow (heavy or light), color, pain, etc. what you normally experience?

I'm not sure if there is anything more to do. Wait to see what happens next month and keep your doctor abreast of any significant changes.

I hope this helps.

Be well,


April 10, 2015 - 3:03pm
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