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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can penicillin affect a menstrual cycle?

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Dr. Nancy Mellow
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Not usually: Antibiotics don't usually affect your cycle. However, sometimes the reason you're on the antibiotic, such as a severe infection or high fever, can delay ovulation and affect your next cycle.
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A 29-year-old member asked:

What can affect my menstrual cycle?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Many things: Pregnancy, weight change, stress, fibroids, cysts, endometiosis, abnormal hormones, other medicines u are on, other medcial conditions you may have, birth control, this ? Is way too generalized if u are worried about your cycle see your gyn or a freinds gyn if u do not have one for a workup.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

Does fasting affect the menstrual cycle?

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Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: A single fast as an uncommon occurrence is unlikely to affect menses. However, a fasting regimen that results in significant weight loss can certainly end up in changing the menstrual cycle.
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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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