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should i take haemoglobin syrup again?

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Hi doctor,
Pls, i took postinor 2 last month,few days before i was supposed to see my period and my period refused to come,like a week late but it came immediately after i took haemoglobin syrup(tonic).
Now,this month again my period is three days late but i'v not taken the tonic.
Could be the postinor 2 or i'm short of blood?should i take the tonic again?
Im an ulcer patient
Pls help.


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replied July 23rd, 2011
Sexual Health - Women Answer A25349
Hi,
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. In case you had any unprotected intercourse, the possibility of pregnancy needs to be ruled out. Please do urine for pregnancy test and also get an ultrasound done for ruling out pregnancy.

In case, it’s negative, then other causes of delayed periods need to be looked into. It can happen because of hormonal imbalance, increased stress, eating disorder, alcohol or caffeine use and medical conditions like PCOS, fibroid, polyps and endometriosis. Even anemia can cause periods irregularity. You should not take any iron syrup as it may cause staining of teeth. You can take iron supplements after consulting your doctor.

I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.


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