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Can lo loestrin fe birth control and antibiotics cause a late period ?

Can lo loestrin fe birth control and antibiotics cause a late period ?

See below: Antibiotics reduce the absorption of the bcp which make it less effective. You should always use a back up method of such as condoms when you are on an antibiotic. Get a pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Will antibiotics make your period late?

I don't know of : Antibiotics which would cause your period to be late. However an illness which is being treated with antibiotics could cause a late period. ...Read more

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Late period! help?

Late period! help?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test if you are late. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a late period?

What should I do if I have a late period?

HPT: Agree w dr. Peters - tanksley. If you are sexually active start w a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical >. ...Read more

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What might be some causes of a late period?

What might be some causes of a late period?

Depends on how late: There is a difference between being later than expected and abnormal. The menstral cycle can very from 21-36 days so whats late to you may be considered normal medically. ...Read more

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Reasons for late period? What are possible reasons?

Possible reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im spotting 2 days after late period?

Im spotting 2 days after late period?

Period: I would think this is likely a period that is a little late. If you think it might be somehting pregnancy related, you need to check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can late ovulation cause late period ?

Can late ovulation cause late period ?

Yes: The time from ovulation to the next period is usually 12-14 days. This is the most reliable part of the cycle. The time before ovulation can be shorter or longer causing the variability in length of cycle. ...Read more

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Does a late period mean late ovulation?

Does a late period mean late ovulation?

Ovulation: A longer menstrual cycle could mean a longer follicular phase (the time before ovulation) this is variable although usually about 14 days. The luteal phase is the days after ovulation which is constant 12-14 days. It could also indicate that you are not ovulating. ...Read more

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Is a late period normal after failed ivf?

Is a late period normal after failed ivf?

Yes: It is due to remaining small follicles may continue grow after egg retrieval. These follicle may continue produce hormones to support your uterine lining, so your period may delayed. Natural cycle ivf or frozen embryo transfer cycles are less likely have delayed period. ...Read more

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What causes spotting before a late period?

What causes spotting before a late period?

Sometimes hormones: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a period changes include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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Can a late period also mean late ovulation?

Can a late period also mean late ovulation?

Sometimes: A late period either means late ovulation or no ovulation. If you count back 2 weeks from the first day of the period this is when you probably ovulated. ...Read more

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Can playing field hockey cause a late period?

Can playing field hockey cause a late period?

Excessive exercise: Can , it can affect your hormones, or excessive exercise can make it so u do not prodcue enough endometrial tissue due to lack of estrogen to get a period. ...Read more

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Three day late period negative pregnant test?

Three day late period negative pregnant test?

Repeat or blood test: If you have unprotected sex, urine pregnancy test may not be sensitive enough. Repeat with early morning void or get a more sensitive blood test. ...Read more

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Late period very emotional increased appetite?

Late period very emotional increased appetite?

Pregnant?: Have you checked a pregnancy test?? That's where I would start! ...Read more

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Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Can you have a late period and not be pregnant?

Yes: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more