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can a bladder infection affect your period

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Urine culture: Have they done urine cultures or just dipstick urine. Are you having urgency, frequency, burning with urination any other time of the month? Do you ha ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematuria.: Significant amount of blood in urine needs a good explanation. She should see her doc to have this evaluated.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Resolution needed: Your combination of vaginal and bladder infections need to be resolved as to causation, thorough investigation with history/physical and testing. A Ur ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: This is not something that can be solved without a full history and physical exam and perhaps some imaging studies. See a doctor and get this evaluate ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Irregular menses: Any type of process which disturbs your normal physiologic functions can create alterations in the menstrual cycle. The answer is yes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Not likely: A simple UTI (urgency, frequency, burning, bladder pressure/discomfort) would not likely affect one's menstrual period. A febrile or kidney infection ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Generally no.: Localized infection of the bladder, a uti, is not thought to be dangerous for the kidneys. Sometimes, however, the infection can climb up into the ki ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia o ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: See your gyn so your gyn can evaluate why u are late the 1st thing to r/o is preg.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: The two are not at all related.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
27 years experience Urogynecology
It does not usually : Affect your menstrual cycle. Sometimes you can have symptoms that feel like a UTI as a result of substances called prostaglandins that are released du ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
Unlikely: A simple UTI (urinary urgency, frequency, burning, bladder pressure/discomfort) associated with an abnormal urinalysis and positive culture (if done) ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Not usually: Ther are many different factors to why a period may stop. Usually infection alone would not necessarily effect the period, though stress can effect y ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eulogio Galvez
Specializes in General Practice
Yes: The kidneys are part of the urinary tract. I hope i answer your question. My line of practice is in surgery and self-healing meditation to treat cance ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Not directly: Nothing about the yeast infection should make your period not come; that being said, the stress that likely left you more vulnerable to a yeast infect ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Fioramonti
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Any infection going on in your body may affect the regularity of your menstrual cycle. However, if you miss a period and there is any chance you could ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Foulks
45 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Probably not: Bladder infections typically have no effect on periods. Serious infection of the kidneys with fever, chills, and systemic symptoms can make you ill en ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It shouldn't have any effect on your period.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No: Infections shouldn't delay or stop periods/menses. Take a home pregnancy test. If positive, go see your Family Doc for prenatal care. If negative, go ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
UTI: No relation one with the other.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: If you are a woman with yeast vaginitis the yeast may grow in the urine culture and be seen on the urinalysis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not to my knowledge!: Some antibiotics can cause diarrhea with soreness around the backend, but specifically affecting the tailbone is unknown to me.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yeast infection: Are you referring to female vaginal/genital yeast infection? And if it can spread to kidneys and blood? If yes, then your answer is no! vaginal yeast ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See below: Though having sex/intercourse at anytime is a causative risk factor for a uti, there is no good scientific evidence to show that having intercourse 'd ... Read More

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