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Every month my period is late more than 15 days, is it

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Every month my period is late more than 15 days, is it normal?
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: I don't have any pain ,my last period was at the end of the March
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I am not pregnant
Submitted: 14 days ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 14 days ago.

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.
It is not normal.

Your hormones are not in balance.

Excessive androgen level will disrupt estrogen peak and there will not be any ovulation.

That causes progesterone deficiency.

Thyroid hormone deficiency, estrogen, progesterone, prolactin, 17 OHP, testosterone levels should be checked by blood tests.

Pelvic inflammatory disease also can cause infertility and irregular menses.

Other possibilities can be uterus fibroid, adenomyosis, endometriosis, cervical polyps, ectropion, endometrial hyperplasia.

These causes should be checked with pelvic ultrasound.

Combination oral contraceptive pill containing ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel will help to regulate cycle.

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
I did used to take contraceptive pills for 1 year but I have noticed that I don't feel very well and I stopped them
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 14 days ago.

I see

In that case, you can still get checked for hormone disorders by blood tests and ultrasound for any other problem as above.

Knowing the underlying cause is still important

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
If I have this problem ,what are the chances to get pregnant?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 14 days ago.

still good chances 60-70% chance

Customer: replied 14 days ago.
Thank you for your help
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 14 days ago.