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I have been on contraceptive pill for 8 months I am suppose to have 3 weeks on an 1 week off To take a period. I did not ever stop it. I have now been off the pill over 3 weeks an still no sign of period can u help please

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replied June 7th, 2013
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Welcome to ehealthforum,
Many women experience amenorrhea or lack of periods while being on the hormonal contraceptives or after coming off the hormonal contraceptive use. If you are not pregnant, then absence of periods that you describe could be attributed to hormonal imbalance, thyroid abnormalities, endometrial or ovarian changes, post-contraceptive-ovarian failure/suppression, etc. The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation done by your doctor/gynecologist. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause for the absent periods. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and investigations results) would be started to help you get your periods and regulate periods. Avoid self medication. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
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