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What is going on with my period?

By Anonymous July 27, 2014 - 8:29pm
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Please help me.

I got my last period June 16th 2014 (it was my first month not on the birth control pill). I stopped the pill because the brand I was on was giving me terrible side effects. I have yet to see my doctor to get another prescription just because I have been busy. Anyway now it is July and I should have had my period on the 16th or 17th. I started having symptoms of PMS the 11th and 12th of July like I usually would. Breast tenderness, nausea, etc. But I have yet to get my period. My bf and I had sex with a condom and he pulled out but that was in early July, like the first week. Then on the 13th I had a family member die and I have been very stressed out, not sleeping and eating right because of it. Now it is July 27th and still no period and I took a pregnancy test yesterday and it said negative. I still have all the same symptoms and I feel like I could get it any day but everyday goes by and nothing. Could all the stress be affecting it? Please help.

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Hello Anonymous,

High stress levels can cause a delay in the start of your period.

After you stop taking the pill, you may have a two-week delay before you ovulate again. Your period would follow about four to six weeks after you take the last pill.

Try to relax. The pregnancy test was negative. Your period may start in the next few days.


July 28, 2014 - 4:47pm
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