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Might having a kidney infection delay your period?

Might having 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

Kidney (Definition)

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


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Is it possible for a UTI or kidney infection to cause a missed or delayed period?

UTI /missed period: There are many causes for a missed period.. But a urinary tract infection is not one of them. First things first, if you're sexually active, get a pregnancy test. I would also recommend you followup with a ob/gyn for a routine checkup. ...Read more

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Is there a way to know if I have a kidney infection or just period pains?

Is there a way to know if I have a kidney infection or just period pains?

Have a doc test : You urine. Tests can reveal if you have white cells, nitirites, esterase, and bacteria. If the urine looks suspicious, it is sent for "culture" so that any possible bugs in it can grow, thus confirming a possible infection. ...Read more

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I have had kidney infection 3 times and UTI infection probably 6 times over a 5 year period what could be causing this?

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

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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?

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?

Hard to say: A check on your urine can be helpful to determine if you indeed have a urinary tract infection or menstrual irregularities. Please see your doctor or to the emergency room if pain persists. ...Read more

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I have a kidney infection and because of that i was bleadding is that consider a period?

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

Dr. Ravi Chand
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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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more