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Reasons For Delay Of Periods

Maybe you are in your mid-20s and suddenly after 10 years or more of regular menstruation, your cycle suddenly stops. What happened because you are not pregnant and not near the menopause?


Irregular menstruation is not always a sign of a problem. Here’s what you need to know about how to identify menstrual irregularities, the causes of menstrual irregularities, and when to see a doctor.

How will you know that the Periods are late?

  • If there is no period for 90 days
  • If the period suddenly becomes irregular
  • If the period is more often than every 21 days
  • If the period is less often than every 35 days
  • If the period lasts for more than a week
  • If the period becomes unusually heavy
  • If there is bleeding between periods
  • If the periods are extremely painful

Reasons for delay of periods

  • Pregnancy
  • Stress
  • Overweight
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Excess workout or exercise
  • Intake of the contraceptive pill
  • Menopause
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos)

Dr. Inthu M

Senior Gynecologist, Obstetrician, Gyane Laparoscopic Surgeon & Infertility (IVF) Specialist in Chennai

Dr. Inthu M is a topmost Gynecologist, Obstetrician, laparoscopic gynic surgeon, and Infertility expert, being vastly qualified and trained and having more than a decade of experience offering top-notch treatment for irregular, delayed or missed periods at 𝐌𝐚𝐚𝐲𝐚 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 𝐇𝐨𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐥𝐬.

Educational Qualification & Expertise

  • PhD in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Trained in minimal invasive surgery, 3D Laparoscopic, Key Hole or Scar less Surgery related to Gynaecology
  • Diploma in advanced Laparoscopy, Urogynaecology & Gynaecology from Kiel University, Germany.
  • Fellowship at International college for robotic surgeons (FICRS)