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Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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Can a urinary tract infection and bacteria infection give you a missed period or make you pregnancy test negative? I have both my period is 3days late

Can a urinary tract infection and bacteria infection give you a missed period or make you pregnancy test negative? I have both my period is 3days late

Both unlikely: You may repeat the pregnancy test in 3-4 days,if you do not get a period by then, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. See this site for information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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I have boils in armpit that have drained and then more have come back, can this infection cause a missed period?

I have  boils in armpit that have drained and then more have come back, can this infection cause a missed period?

This infection: should not cause a missed period directly However, any stress to you, whether it's emotional or physical can cause a missed period. I would recommend that if you are sexually active and haven't done a pregnancy test yet, that you do that. ...Read more

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Do vaginal infections cause you to miss a period? Isn't smelly or itchy or painful either. Can infections cause a missed period?

Although vaginal: Infections don't usually cause a female to miss her period - the stress of more generalized body infections may. ...Read more

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What could cause a urinary tract infection and a missed period?

What could cause a urinary tract infection and a missed period?

Not related: Uti is caused by bacteria reaching and multipling in the bladder. Missed period can have many causes including pregnancy, stress, anxiety etc. ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection or BV cause a late or missed period?

Could a yeast infection or BV cause a late or missed period?

I will answer the: Part of the question I am knowledgable ; refer question to a gynecologist. Yeast should not cause a late or missed period. ...Read more

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Could bacterial infections cause missing periods?

Could bacterial infections cause missing periods?

Significant illness : To include bacterial infections could cause a delay or cause you to miss a period. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more


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