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Can anesthesia delay your period?

Can anesthesia delay your period?

Yes: Anesthesia, depending on what type, general anesthesia for instance, can upset the natural feed back loops (various hormones that circulate in the blood) and its possible your period may be off for a cycle but it would not be something long lasting. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Sibert
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Will general anesthesia delay your period?

Will general anesthesia delay your period?

Yes: The medications and experience of anesthesia can delay your period for a few days, but any longer than that you should think of other causes. ...Read more

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Can anesthesia make your period late?

Can anesthesia make your period late?

Thanks for asking!: Anesthesia usually would not affect your period y itself. Pain, surgery, other stressors could very much affect your period. ...Read more

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How many times can a young child (5 yrs) be put under anesthesia in a short period of time? What are the long term effects of this?

How many times can a young child (5 yrs) be put under anesthesia in a short period of time? What are the long term effects of this?

Long term effects: Of anesthesia on children with exposure is being researched, and there is some concern. However, if a child needs surgery. Those needs outweigh the theoretical risks of exposure. Children rarely have elective surgery. ...Read more

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I am worry about my period because it late for 8 day I had eye surgery before 3 week under G.A it can be due to anesthesia (not pregnancy)?

I am worry about my period because it late for 8 day I had eye surgery before 3 week under G.A it can be due to anesthesia (not pregnancy)?

Possible: The stress to the system of general anesthesia and the drugs used with surgery can disturb the normal menstrual cycle. However, it is best to also check a pregnancy test to be sure any time your period is late or abnormal if you have had unprotected intercourse. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What delays a period for up to two months?

What delays a period for up to two months?

Reasons: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is maximum time of delay of period?

What is maximum time of delay of period?

Need diagnosis: Check if you are pregnant first then move on to see your doctor for physical exam. ...Read more

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Period delayed for a week, should I be alarmed?

Period delayed for a week, should I be alarmed?

Have you been: Sexually active? If yes, would recommend taking a home pregnancy test at this time. 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 med problems. ...Read more

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How can you delay your period?

How can you delay your period?

Take continuous: Take continuous birth control pills. That is skip the last week of placebo pills and go straight to a new pack. That will postpone your period until you finish the second pack and get to the last week. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Other reasons for delayed period?

Other reasons for delayed period?

Many: Pregnancy, anovulation, peri-menopause, hormone manipulation (ocps, depo-provera, etc), premature ovarian failure (pof), stress, poly cystic ovaries (pco, stein-leventhal syndrome), prolonged follicular phase, or just a normal variant. It's normal to occasionally miss a period or have a delayed one. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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What could cause a delayed period?

What could cause a delayed period?

Multiple causes: Delayed cycles are usually due to delayed ovulation. This is most commonly caused by stress or underlying ovulation disorders. Pregnancy that is early and not detected is another reason. If delayed cycles are common for you, then ovulation disorder is likely and you should seek help because aside form fertility these issues also relate to chronic health in various ways and should be addressed. ...Read more

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