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A 37-year-old female asked:

i have boils in armpit that have drained and then more have come back, can this infection cause a missed period?

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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
This infection: should not cause a missed period directly However, any stress to you, whether it's emotional or physical can cause a missed period. I would recommend that if you are sexually active and haven't done a pregnancy test yet, that you do that.

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