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A 50-year-old member asked:

I have already had my period this month, about a week and a half ago, and i got the flu three days ago. i bled. could that be caused by flu?

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Dr. Robert Keller
Emergency Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Infections and the stress to your body, immune system and hormones can cause break thru bleeding.

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Last updated Feb 27, 2013

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