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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Can antibiotics make your period come late?

Can antibiotics make your period come late?

Not usually.: 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Will antibiotics make your period late?

I don't know of : Antibiotics which would cause your period to be late. However an illness which is being treated with antibiotics could cause a late period. ...Read more

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Please describe the things that can make your period late?

Please describe the things that can make your period late?

Late period: 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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Does alcohol make your period late?

Does alcohol make your period late?

Not normally: If a woman was a really heavy drinker with liver disease - this could potentially impact her menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can stressing make your period late?

Can stressing make your period late?

Yes: 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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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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Can penicillin make your period late?

Can penicillin  make your period late?

Agree w Dr. Kwok: The antibiotic should have no effect on your period. However, if your infection seriously taxed your body - that could be a cause. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can Plan B make your period late?

Help plz! Can Plan B make your period late?

Yes.: Sometimes, emergency contraception can change the length of your monthly menstrual cycle, making your next period come as much as a week earlier or a week later than usual. If your next period is late, you might consider getting a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can Plan B make your period late?

Help plz! Can Plan B make your period late?

PlanB: yes, plan B can dlay your period for weeks or months ...Read more

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What will make your period late other than pregancy?

What will make your period late other than pregancy?

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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Can mood stabilizer medication make your period late?

Can mood stabilizer medication  make your period late?

Which mood stabilize: Be more specific there is few mood stabilizer which one someone is taking lately atypical has indication for bipolar that can interrupt menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can plan b... Make your period late as much as a month?

Can plan b... Make your period late as much as a month?

A/ W Dr. Munshower: That is possible. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test ; notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can being stressed out & gained weight make your period late?

Can being stressed out & gained weight make your period late?

Irregular periods: There are lots of reasons a persons period can be late. If there is a chance you could be pregnant then you should repeat a home pregnancy test. If it is negative then waiting a few weeks to see if it returns is reasonable. If it does not then it is time to visit your friendly obgyn doctor to discuss irregular periods. ...Read more

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By taking penicillin can it make your period late the next month?

By taking penicillin can it make your period late the next month?

Possibly if on BCP's: Taking antibiotics alters the absorption of birth control pills (the estrogen and progesterone) through your intestine and consequently if you are on ocp's it indeed can alter your cycle. If a person is not on birth control pills then it is very unlikely that the penicillin will change your cycle. ...Read more

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When you've been a little bit sick, is that enough to make your period late?

When you've been a little bit sick, is that enough to make your period late?

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

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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