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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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Can a bladder infection delay period?

Can a bladder infection delay period?

Unlikely: A simple UTI (urinary urgency, frequency, burning, bladder pressure/discomfort) associated with an abnormal urinalysis and positive culture (if done) would be a very unlikely cause of a delayed/late period. Possibly more likely with a severe kidney infection (fever, chills, feel sick) which affects the body as a whole. Many more likely explanations for delayed period than a uti. ...Read more

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Can a kidney infection affect your cycle?

Can a kidney infection affect your cycle?

Irregular menses: Any type of process which disturbs your normal physiologic functions can create alterations in the menstrual cycle. The answer is yes. ...Read more

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Will haveing a urninary tract infection lead to missing your period?

Will haveing a urninary tract infection lead to missing your period?

Possibly: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a sinus infection delay your period?

Yes?: It is actually a normal occurrence for bouts of illnesses of stress to cause your menstrual cycle to become irregular or abnormal. While this does not happen all the time, it can occur. If you have a sinus infection and you period is irregular, see your physician to rule out any other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Can a urine infection delay a period?

Can a urine infection delay a period?

No: A urine infection (UTI) will not affect your period. Many conditions including pregnancy can make your periods later than normal - including polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos), also underactive or overactive thyroid, excess prolactin hormone, aging of the ovary (diminished ovarian reserve), or low hormone levels (hypogonadism) from heavy exercise, eating disorders, or stress. Take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can a fever delay your period?

Can a fever delay your period?

YES: Any low grade infection can cause a delay or irregularity of your cycle. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection cause your period to be delayed? Im 4 days late

Not usually: While theoretically any infection or illness can affect a woman's period, in reality it is quite uncommon for an uncomplicated bladder infection to cause a missed or delayed period. A more serious kidney infection (fever, chills, feeling ill) would be more likely to have an effect. Excluding pregnancy, stress, anxiety, depression, vigorous activity, extreme dieting would be much more common cause. ...Read more

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Can vaginitis and a bladder infection delay s cycle?

Can vaginitis and a bladder infection delay s cycle?

Not usually: See your gyn so your gyn can evaluate why u are late the 1st thing to r/o is preg. ...Read more

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Can a UTI followed by a yeast infection delay your period?

Can a UTI followed by a yeast infection delay your period?

Not typically: While the stress of recurrent infections might potentially have some effect, typically these types of infections will not affect your hormonal cycle. ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection delay your period?

A yeast infection: Should not delay your period. Take care. ...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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Can having a yeast infection cause your period to not come?

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Not directly: Nothing about the yeast infection should make your period not come; that being said, the stress that likely left you more vulnerable to a yeast infection can also cause you to miss a period. This may be normal. ...Read more

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Will a bladder infection stop your menstrual period?

Will a bladder infection stop your menstrual period?

Not usually: Ther are many different factors to why a period may stop. Usually infection alone would not necessarily effect the period, though stress can effect your cycle. If the infection is severe enough that your body is stressed this could potentially change the cycle...But this is not usual. ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection affect your period by making it lighter and brownish?

Not likely: A simple UTI (urgency, frequency, burning, bladder pressure/discomfort) would not likely affect one's menstrual period. A febrile or kidney infection is a more serious infection affecting the body as a whole and potentially would be more likely to affect one's period. Many more likley possibilities and explanations for variation in one's period than a uti. ...Read more

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Can a treated kidney infection affect a menstrual cycle?

Yes: Any infection going on in your body may affect the regularity of your menstrual cycle. However, if you miss a period and there is any chance you could be pregnant, you should always check a pregnancy test first to be sure. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

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