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Can a urinary tract infections cause a late period?

Can a urinary tract infections cause a late period?

Unlikely: Antibiotics should not affect your menstrual cycle, but stress can certainly delay menses. But some antibiotics can couneract efficacy of birth control pill, thus unprotected sex whilst on bcp can result in an unplanned pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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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Help please! Could bladder infection cause a late period cycle?

Help please! Could bladder infection cause a late period cycle?

UTI and menses: A bladder infection (UTI) involves a bacterial infection of the urinary bladder and has no influence on one's menstrual cycle. If you are concerned about your cycle, do a pregnancy test and if negative, see your gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could a bacterial infection cause late period?

Could a bacterial infection cause late period?

If you are ill: Enough it could. Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem (polycystic ovary syndrome or Asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could I have a late period from my infection? I had my period last mont hand a week or so after started to spot (like I was fixing to start my period again)! but it only lasted for 24 hrs, but then after a wek after that I got a yeast infectionand went an

Could I have a late period from my infection? I had my period last mont hand a week or so after started to spot (like I was fixing to start my period again)! but it only lasted for 24 hrs, but then after a wek after that I got a yeast infectionand went an

Your: Your hormones could be out-of-balance from your infection, but please take a pregnancy test to be your mind at rest. Some patients have spotting or light-bleeding even during pregnancy, so it is best to take a test to find out for sure. ...Read more

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12days late period. No signs at ALL! VERY unusual. Neg. Home &Dr. Test. Small amount light pink/yellow discharge 1 day when wiped. No infections. Pregnancy?

12days late period. No signs at ALL! VERY unusual. Neg. Home &Dr. Test. Small amount light pink/yellow discharge 1 day when wiped. No infections. Pregnancy?

You are not pregnant: There are a dozen reasons that are common for young females to miss their periods. Some are unexplainable and just represent a month where your ovary did not ovulate. You are not pregnant. Stop testing. Most of this resolves within one cycle. If it does not then your Doctor will need to do some tests to figure out what is wrong. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is day late period and yeast infection a sign of pregnancy?

Hoping you can tell me, is day late period and yeast infection a sign of pregnancy?

Well...: Yeast infections are more frequent during pregnancy but are not a indicator for pregnancy. A later period may be due to pregnancy and merits a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Late period-by 3weeks. Have recently taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) for urinary infection, was blood, now no period?

Late period-by 3weeks. Have recently taken cipro (ciprofloxacin) for urinary infection, was blood, now no period?

No period: If still no bleeding, contact your primary care physician and check a pregnancy test if pregnancy could be an option. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a bladder infection to interfere with an accurate urine pregnancy test? Or could it be causing a 3 week late period?

Is it possible for a bladder infection to interfere with an accurate urine pregnancy test? Or could it be causing a 3 week late period?

No: A pregnancy test measures a hormone called human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hcg). Hcg is a hormone produced during pregnancy. It appears in the blood and urine of pregnant women as early as 10 days after conception. A UTI has no effect on HCG levels in blood or urine and an uncomplicated UTI would be a very unlikely cause of 3 week missed period. ...Read more

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Cramps and back pain, clear and brown stretchy discharge, late period. No STDs or infections. No discomfort or odor. What could be wrong?

Cramps and back pain, clear and brown stretchy discharge, late period. No STDs or infections. No discomfort or odor. What could be wrong?

Pregnancy?: Pregnancy is possible. Take a pregnancy test with a first morning urine or ask your doctor for a blood HCG test. ...Read more

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Late period-had sex w condom 3 weeks ago preg test negative. Recently off bc pill. Lots of stress and recent yeast infection, can it all delay period?

Late period-had sex w condom 3 weeks ago preg test negative. Recently off bc pill. Lots of stress and recent yeast infection, can it all delay period?

Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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Can a uti or bladder infection cause late periods? Have had recurring uti infections

Can a uti or bladder infection cause late periods? Have had recurring uti infections

UTI/bladder inf's?: Urinary tract symptoms or actual "UTI's" have no physiologic effect on menstrual function. At "23", your periods should be regular, but there are other factors (including pregnancy) which could delay the onset of a period. See your gyn provider for testing and an exam. ...Read more

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I am 19 and sexually active for 2 years. When should I get a pap test? I have persistent yeast infection and late periods, can it be caused by HPV's?

I am 19 and sexually active for 2 years. When should I get a pap test? I have persistent yeast infection and late periods, can it be caused by HPV's?

Now: In the US, the usual pattern starts with first sexual activity or by age 21. HPV strains differ in their effect on your system. The pap smear is one way to monitor the effect of related strains. The genital wart strains would produce visible warts on most infected persons. HPV would not be a common cause of cycle changes or yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can bladder/yeast/urethra infection cause delayed period?

Can bladder/yeast/urethra infection cause delayed period?

No, it shouldn't.: No, it shouldn't. If you are late, check a pregnancy test. If negative, you might give it a little more time, but if you don't start, call your MD. ...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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Cn u get late periods due to yeast infection?

Cn u get late periods due to yeast infection?

A yeast infection: Doesn't usually cause a delay in periods. That would be unlikely. ...Read more

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18days late period. Frequent headaches. No stress, ect. Cleared of infections. PCOS. No cervical mucus at all. No cramping. What could be the cause?

18days late period. Frequent headaches. No stress, ect. Cleared of infections. PCOS. No cervical mucus at all. No cramping. What could be the cause?

Two issues: Chronic headaches need to be addressed by your primary care doctor and are not likely to be related to menstrual irregularity. Irregular periods can be addressed by an obgyn. This is one of the most common problems that we treat. There are many options for menstrual cycle regulation. ...Read more

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Can sickness cause a late period? I am abstinent and have been regularly getting my periods until this one which is 3 days later than my usual cycle.

Can sickness cause a late period? I am abstinent and have been regularly getting my periods until this one which is 3 days later than my usual cycle.

Yes - if your body: Is stressed enough. Reasons for missed / late period include: an anovulatory cycle in which no egg is released, marked v or ^ in weight; eating disorder; Over-exercising (endurance athletics), stress, travel, significant illnesses, oral contraceptives & other meds, Illegal drug use, breast feeding, hormone imbalances and medical problems (i.e., PCOS). Pregnancy is #1 reason. ...Read more

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Can axiety/panic disorder and stress cause a late period? I've been havin bad panic problems for days on end right now. So I'm just wondering.

Can axiety/panic disorder and stress cause a late period? I've been havin bad panic problems for days on end right now. So I'm just wondering.

Possibly: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What can cause a late period to occur?

What can cause a late period to occur?

Late: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What could cause a late period in young gir;l?

What could cause a late period in young gir;l?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could appendicitis cause a late period?

Could appendicitis cause a late period?

Yes: Anything that causes excessive stress on your system can result in hormone imbalances and irregular periods. ...Read more

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Can playing field hockey cause a late period?

Can playing field hockey cause a late period?

Excessive exercise: Can, it can affect your hormones, or excessive exercise can make it so u do not prodcue enough endometrial tissue due to lack of estrogen to get a period. ...Read more

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Could prescription medicine for a cold cause a late period?

Unlikely: Unlikely, but no way to tell without knowing what the prescription was. ...Read more

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Can taking venlafaxine (Effexor) cause a late period? If so why?

Can taking venlafaxine (Effexor) cause a late period? If so why?

Typically not: Also depends on how your cycles were prior to Venlafaxine.
Occasional late period is common for a lot of women, factors such as travel, stress, climate change, weight changes can play a role also. If pregancy is a possibility, do a pregnancy test
Best Wishes ...Read more

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Can a cold cause a late period?

Extremely unlikely: I'd consider other causes of a late period. ...Read more

Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more