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Can A Kidney Infection Delay Your Period
Yes: Infections can affect your hormones and menstrual cycle. At age 48, it would also be normal to start having perimenopausal symptoms, which means that your menstrual cycles become more irregular. Average age of menopause is 51, but at 48 sometimes the intervals between bleeding begin to change. I hope your infection is clearing up and you're feeling better! ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
I have had kidney infection 3 times and UTI infection probably 6 times over a 5 year period what could be causing this?
Need Urologist Help!: To have so many severe kidney infections suggests you need the help of a specialist in kidney disorders -- a urologist. Please make an appointment so that you can have a thorough history and physical exam taken, as well as diagnostic tests that might help find out why this is happening. Occasionally, what is found might require antibiotics for life! Please get checked! Good luck! ...Read more
If my period was late due to the kidney infection I'm treating, would it still come this month or not until next month?
No connection: A kidney infection per se should no affect the date of your period. ...Read more
Why did my period come 10days early. And after it ended. I feel pressure down there. Like a kidney infection feeling that won't go away?
I have a kidney infection and just started medication for it. Then I started my period. Which is better to use a pad or tampon in this case?
UTI: You could use what ever makes you feel better and comfortable. You have already started treatment, so I don't believe either will make any difference. ...Read more
Blood and Females:
Blood from a bladder infection is coming from the bladder and urethra...Not from the uterus. Menstrual period bleeding comes from the uterus.
If you do not know your own anatomy you may want to read the women's health manifesto: "our bodies our selves" as a start to getting to know your self and how it all works. ...Read more
I have a kidney infection and started my period will my period make it last longer? Even though im on medication for the infection.
UTI: It should not affect the duration of the uti. ...Read more
Can having a kidney infection cause you to miss you period. I was suppose to get mine july 5th and haven't got it and the test are all negativa?
Possible: There are many things that can affect the menstrual cycle, as you know. However, I would think that the kidney infection would need to be rather significant accompanied by fever, chills, body aches. In other words, significant enough that it would affect hormonal and other bodily function. I do not feel that a simple bladder infection or a mild urinary tract infection would disturb the cycle. ...Read more
No: Vaginal blood tends to be darker and with clots and located in the vagina. Menstrual blood & urine can fall in the commode and make the water bloody red.. Looking at commode water does not answer your question. Usually pain-full urination is associated with bloody urine. There are many causes for blood in the urine (hematuria), You should see a doctor ASAP if you are sick or have pain/fever ...Read more
Had period a week ago. Then had rough sex later peed blood. And the next day peed brown? Had history of kidney infection last month which was treated.
I have been on my period for 11 days now and it's bright red and I think I might have a uti or a kidney infection can't see any docs to maybe Monday?
Get checked: If Kidney infection, then you would have fever, achy fatigue (called "malaise"). UTI (short of actual kidney infection) makes you urinate frequently, often w burning during urine flow. Because of epidemic of antibiotic resistance, need to be strategic when prescribing. You'll need to be tested to confirm you really have infection & that a particular antibiotic will be effective. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Im23 &always get silent bladder infections Can a silent bladder infect. Cause a silent kidney infection? Can it delay period &cause pregnancy symptoms?
Silent UTIs: Yes, silent UTIs and bladder infections can lead to kidney infections (pyelonephritis) if left untreated. Typically, kidney infections are not "silent". they typically cause generalized symptoms (fever, aches) as well as pain at the kidney (lower r or l back). It is essential to get this these treated as they can lead to loss of kidney fcn. Infxn will not delay menses. See your doc for preg test. ...Read more
On/off lower back pain on mostly right side after period 2 weeks ago. Not all day pain, and usually after a meal pain starts. Kidney Infection?
Right flank pain during period and woke up with symptoms of a uti. Kidney infection or radiating period cramps?
Had a UTI that almost progressed into a kidney infection. My periods have been extremely light ever since. On the pill. What's happening?
Pill use: If you're on the birth control pill your periods often times get very light or even stop (not harmful at all). If you were sexually active while on antibiotics for your infection and didn't use a condom back up, you could actually be pregnant. So, check a pregnancy test. Some antibiotics lower your birth control's effectiveness. ...Read more
I just got diagnosed with double kidney infection. Should I be bleeding like I'm having a period even though I've already had my period?
I had a kid &stopped bleeding around her 1month she is now 2months& I haven't bled since. I found out I have a kidney infection could that delay period?
I presume you had a: Baby around 3 months ago. The initial bleeding after baby could take a month to stop completely. If you are breast feeding the period may not come for up to 6 months. If you are not, unless you are really sick you should start menstruating already. I f you have not been using birth control and not breast feeding, you could be pregnant. ...Read more
Still have some pink discharge after period ended 4 days ago.8 days past period. Is this normal? Have a kidney infection that bled, so a bit concerned.
Irregular bleeding: 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
I had a kidney infection and also had an abscess on my left kidney, because of that I was on heavy drugs in the hospital, would that delay my period?
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
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