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My period is late by 7 days and I am on a copper coil, very

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Hello there
JA: Hello. How can I help?
Customer: so my period is late by 7 days and I am on a copper coil
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: very regular normally and not in any pain apart from experiencing vaginal discharge
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: have had my copper coil for last 4 years it last 10years am a bit confused I did a pregnancy test but I could not read anything
Submitted: 10 days ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.

Copper coil should prevent any pregnancy --very effective.

Late period can be due to copper coil affecting hormone balance.

Or stress can delay period as well.

You can definitely rule out pregnancy by a blood test

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Ok so is it wise for me to call my GP to arrange a blood test?
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.

Yes

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Thank you so much doctor. Your advice has been helpful
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 10 days ago.

welcome