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A 42-year-old member asked:

is "abscess" the cause of my late menstrual period?

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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Doubtful: However, it depends on where the abscess (which is a large collection of pus, indicating an infection) is located.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

Negative. Now, my question is: is abscess the cause of my late menstrual period?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: If it is a pelvic abscess and you are being treated with antibiotics then yes, your period might be delayed.

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