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Bactrim Early Period
I have a bad UTI and am on Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for it. I always get them. But now randomly I got brown discharge. Period isn't for 17 days. What could this be?
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Had unprotected sex, on birth control, a couple days before had taken a bactrim ds for skin. So I decided to take a plan b also. No period yet? Why
It was almost a full day late but does bleeding during period time after plan b (took in last of bc due to being on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds 1mo. Ago) mean no preg.
Take bc. Was on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). had unprotected sex, took Next Choice. Time for period, but only spotting is occurring with light cramping. Normal?
Probably ok: Emergency Contraception pills can alter the menstrual for the cycle in which pill was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because emergency contraceptive pills work most of the time, but not all the time. ...Read more
Had sex on the last day of my period, friday. How long should I wait to take a pregnancy test? I am on Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) but I also started bactrim tuesday.
Not pregnant: First, the chance you could get pregnant from having sex on the last day of your period is vanishingly small. Second, you are protected by yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). Some doctors recommend a second method of protection while on Bactrim because some antibiotics induce cyp3a4, a liver enzyme that breaks down yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). However, neither sulfamethoxazole nor trimethoprim--the two antibiotics in bactrim--are enzyme inducers. ...Read more
Had an allergic reaction to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) yesterday and since last night my legs won't stop cramping and it's very painful. My period only lasted one day?
Allergic reaction: Depending on your "allergic reaction", if you had vomiting you may have lost potassium that makes your legs cramp. So eat bananas and fresh tomatoes. It should relieve the problem and hydrate yourself well with mineral water as you are also probably dehydrated from your vomiting ...Read more
Several reasons: For a period to be early. If it is just a few days early it is likely to be normal variation. If the period is a lot earlier then likely the hormones were off. This can be caused by abnormal levels of thyroid or prolactin, by stress, by weight gain or weight loss, diabetes, for instance. If periods are becoming increasingly irregular see your doctor. ...Read more
Unsure: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more
Early period: Not abnormal to have a early or late period. The amount of bleeding seems normal. Do check a pregnancy test and if negative just keep going ...Read more
Menses: There are a number of potential causes of an early period followed by spotting 2 weeks later. The first question is does the patient have regular cycles and is this abnormal. Could she be pregnant? Another possibility is that she may be ovulating. As mentioned there are a number of potential causes which your physician can help you figure out the cause. ...Read more
Yes: You should still have your normal period coming. ...Read more
What to do if I had 2 weeks early period after plan b, should I be expecting a normal cycle after this?
Snot like discharge a week before my early period, what is this, please help me im 20 year okd female and worrying!
Vag discharge: Is there any chance you may have been exposed to sexually transmitted disease? If so, get tested. Is there any chance of pregnancy given your "period" was earlier than normal. If negative and the discharge is gone and, otherwise, no symptoms are present, I would not worry too much about that at this time. ...Read more
I had my menstrual date is jan 7 through 5days and now got it feb 1.is it early period or not and if there any problem.
Menses: One irregular cycle does not mean you have a problem. If this continues I would get help from your doctor. There is an app that tracks your cycles and if you track them, it will help. There are so many things that can bring the cycle early but I bet the next one is on track! Hope this helps! ...Read more
What can cause an early period by a week and laat three days light except the first day for like an hour brown and not much red?
Yes: Missing your birth control pills can cause abrmonal bleeding. Are you on birth control? ...Read more