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Can a chest infection delay your period? Or any illness in fact?

Can a chest infection delay your period? Or any illness in fact?

Possibly: An infection that stresses your body significantly may cause a period to be late or skipped. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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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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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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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

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Could a yeast infection delay your period?

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 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

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more