A 24-year-old female asked:
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i had shingles last month and i don't feel an onset of my menstrual cycle trying to start. can shingles cause me to miss a period?

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Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Shingles itself won't impact the onset of a period; however stress may be a common thread. Stress is known to trigger a shingles outbreak and stress can delay a cycle starting.
Answered on Jul 5, 2018

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