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Delaying period

30 September, 2009

Question:

Hello,

I have a planned vacation with my husband next month on his only free week of August. It is a kids free vacation. (something that we didn't do in years). BUT it seems like I will have my period exactly that week. Is there any way to push it off? I now have an IUD. I understand I will probably need a doctor's prescription. We live in Israel.

Thank you.


Answer:

Yes, your doctor can prescribe a medication called Primolut Nor (a form of progesterone) to push off your period. Enjoy your vacation!


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