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Can An Infection Cause A Late 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
Dought it: See gyn process to get rid of infection. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
Diagnosed with cystitis on fri & on bc pill. Late period but safe sex since diagnosed. Can Macrobid & infection make me late?
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
Cramps and back pain, clear and brown stretchy discharge, late period. No STDs or infections. No discomfort or odor. What could be wrong?
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
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
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
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
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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