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Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No effect: Metronidazole has no affect on the menstrual cycle. Best wishes!

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
This is...: ...Being studied right now: http://clinicaltrials.Gov/show/nct01788215.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Menses: the antibiotic should not change your cycle however, the infection being treated may.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: This is quite common.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The only antibiotic that has been shown to decrease effectivness of birth control pill is rifampin, which i doubt is an antibiotic that you are on as ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine involution: It is normal following delivery for several weeks to have menstrual type cramps as the uterus returns to it's original size.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Would not expect: Antibiotics to delay menses. But whatever infection the woman is being treated for might delay her period.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely: Antibiotics should not affect the menstrual cycle length unless you had an infection and the antibiotic resolved the issue.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible but...: It's possible. I don't mean to worry you, but the antibiotics you took could interfere with the functioning of birth control pills, if you were takin ... Read More

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