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10 Mar 2003

Keep period away for a while
We are going away on holiday for a week and as it happens it will be at exactly the same time as me period. Is there something I can take to keep it away for a week or so? It will really spoil my holiday as we want to go scuba diving and do a lot of watersports. I will not be able to take part if my period starts.
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gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If you are on the Pill, you could just skip the placebo pills. If not, you could go on the Pill for a month or two. Alternatively you could take Provera tablets starting a week before your period is due and stopping when you wish to have a period. The period should start within 2-3 days of stopping. Do a trial run first as Prvera makes some people quite nauseous and this may spoil your holiday.

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