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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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What can cause a late period to occur?

What can cause a late period to occur?

Late: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes of late period?

What are some possible causes of late period?

Agree w Dr. Ingram: 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 (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What could cause a late period in young gir;l?

What could cause a late period in young gir;l?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, ^ 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could appendicitis cause a late period?

Could appendicitis cause a late period?

Yes: Anything that causes excessive stress on your system can result in hormone imbalances and irregular periods. ...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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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 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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Can late ovulation cause late period next time?

Can late ovulation cause late period next time?

Yes: The period will consistently come about two weeks after ovulation, so if ovulation is late the period will be late. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics cause you to have a late period?

Can antibiotics cause you to have a late period?

Yes.: Some antibiotics can interfere with certain types of birth control medications.
Try a pregnancy test or consult your physician or clinic for more advice. ...Read more

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My period is 7days late. What are the causes of late period?

My period is 7days late. What are the causes of late period?

Variable: A delayed period is usually related to hormone levels. Obviously, a common reason pregnancy. Hormone producing ovarian cysts, polycystic ovaries, thyroid dysfunction, stress, missed ovulation and various other issues may delay menses. This is usually not an issue if late menstrual period onset is a single event. ...Read more

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Could prescription medicine for a cold cause a late period?

Unlikely: Unlikely, but no way to tell without knowing what the prescription was. ...Read more

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Would using antibiotics cause my wife to have a late period?

Maybe: If your girlfriend is taking birth control pills as well, definitely. In fact, she may be pregnant. Ask her to take a pregnancy test if she is late. If she is not on the pill then it is unlikely that the cause of a late period was the antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can taking venlafaxine (Effexor) cause a late period? If so why?

Can taking venlafaxine (Effexor) cause a late period? If so why?

Typically not: Also depends on how your cycles were prior to Venlafaxine.
Occasional late period is common for a lot of women, factors such as travel, stress, climate change, weight changes can play a role also. If pregancy is a possibility, do a pregnancy test
Best Wishes ...Read more

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Having something wrong with your kidneys can it cause you to have a late period?

Having something wrong with your kidneys can it cause you to have a late period?

Yes, not common: Chronic or sometimes acute kidney disease can affect mentrual cycles, but it's not a common reason. ...Read more

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Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term side effects like a late period? Or anything else?

Can taking Plan B two months in a row cause long term side effects like a late period? Or anything else?

Yes: Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can a cold cause a late period?

Extremely unlikely: I'd consider other causes of a late period. ...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 what's late to you may be considered normal medically. ...Read more

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Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Can exercising cause a late period and if so how late?

Endurance athletes w: Very low body fat, women who are over-exercising (esp with weight loss) or acute, marked ^ in exercise can cause late periods of variable duration. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause you to have a late period?

What are some things that can cause you to have a late period?

Late: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can Plan B cause late period!?

Can Plan B cause late period!?

Possibly: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can oral sex cause a late period?

Can oral sex cause a late period?

No: Are you concerned about pregnancy which will require sperm in the vagina. Otherwise there is probably some other explanation. ...Read more

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Can cervicitis cause a late period?

Can cervicitis cause a late period?

Unlikely: Cervicitis is inflammation of the cervix, that can cause spotting and an ususual discharge. It is unlikely to change when your period starts or stops. The timing of your period is more related to your hormones. ...Read more

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Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Does excess estrogen causes late period?

Sometimes: It is especially prevalent among 40+ year old women who are no longer ovulating regularly, and the period is delayed and finally comes at 40 to 50 days due to estrogen withdrawal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can physical stress really cause a late period?

Yes, though: I'm not sure what you mean by physical stress. But anything that stresses the body---lack of sleep, poor nutrition, severe or chronic emotional stress, a trauma, etc., can disrupt the body's normal patterns of hormone secretion and cause a late period. ...Read more

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I know stress causes a late period, but does that include physical stress on the body?

I know stress causes a late period, but does that include physical stress on the body?

Yes it does.: 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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Can sickness cause a late period? I am abstinent and have been regularly getting my periods until this one which is 3 days later than my usual cycle.

Can sickness cause a late period? I am abstinent and have been regularly getting my periods until this one which is 3 days later than my usual cycle.

Yes - if your body: Is stressed enough. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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Can fibroids caused late period?

Can fibroids caused late period?

Fibroids: Fibroids can cause missed period, prolonged periods, heavy periods, spotting, painful menstruation ; frequent periods. ...Read more

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Could a late period cause weight gain.

Could a late period cause weight gain.

If accompanied by: Fluid retention then 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 med problems. #1 reason is pregnancy. If sexually active - take hpt. ...Read more

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Besides pregnancy what can cause a late period?

Besides pregnancy what can cause a late period?

Late periods: Other causes of late periods include stress, which disturbs your hormone cycling, excessive exercise (like a marathoner), anorexia nervosa, premature ovarian failure, scarred cervix, ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis. ...Read more

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Can drinking too much alcohol cause you to have late period?

Can drinking too much alcohol cause you to have late period?

I have not heard of: This as a reason for a delayed period. However, if you are a consistent heavy drinker with alcohol related illness that would be another matter. ...Read more

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What might be some causes of a late period besides pregnancy?

What might be some causes of a late period besides pregnancy?

Some 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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Can you please discuss the possible causes of late period other than pregnancy?

Very common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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