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Doctor insights on: Can A Yeast Infection Delay Your Period

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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Could a yeast infection delay your period?

A yeast infection: Should not delay your period. Take care. ...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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Can a yeast infection delay a period?

Can a yeast infection delay a period?

It should not.: 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 yeast infection delay period?

Unlikely: Although, many factors can influence your cycles (e.g. Weight changes, stress, etc..). ...Read more

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Can yeast infection cause delay of period? Can it change anything about a period?

No cannot: A yeast infection is a surface infection, and as such cannot impact physiological functions. So, no, a yeast infection cannot impact cycles, discomfort, amount of bleeding, or any other physiologic body function in a healthy person. ...Read more

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I gained weight i took yeast infection pill and am sad and stressed can all this delay my period?

I gained weight i took yeast infection pill and am sad and stressed can all this delay my period?

Absolutely: Although the yeast infection pill will not delay your period, the stress and sadness can certainly do this. Stress is a very common cause for delayed or abnormal menstrual cycles. Some women's systems are much more vulnerable to these changes in periods- some only need minor stress to upset things. It sounds like you would benefit from counseling re your stress and sadness. Please get some help. ...Read more

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I am 15 days late on my period have taken 2 hpt and both were negative may have a yeast infection can that cause a delay?

15 days late: Please contact your doctor and explain your issues. You may not see her today because the schedule is fool. In that case you will be advised to go -with somebody - to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more