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Help! can anti biotics delay menstrual cycle?

Help! can anti biotics delay menstrual cycle?

Would not expect: Antibiotics to delay menses. But whatever infection the woman is being treated for might delay her period. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Can anti seizure medication mess up your menstrual cycle?

Can anti seizure medication mess up your menstrual cycle?

Seizure medications: There is a known phenomena of "hormone sensitive" seizures. Seizure activity can also influence the level of hormones in your body. Seizure medication itself does not necessarily "directly" effect your menstrual cycles. It is more of an "indirect" effect. ...Read more

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Does HIV mess up menstrual cycle?

Does HIV mess up menstrual cycle?

Irregular cycle: Infection with HIV is not known to interfere with the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Can exposure to household insecticides mess up menstrual cycle?

Can exposure to household insecticides mess up menstrual cycle?

YEs: Insecticides are a common type of endocrine disruptor and can interfere with your endocrine system. ...Read more

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How bad does Plan B mess up menstrual cycle?

How bad does Plan B mess up menstrual cycle?

Depends: ...On what you mean by "bad." you can expect a month or longer of irregular bleeding. See your gynecologist about controlling your bleeding and a more tolerable/reliable form of contraception. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the Plan B pill mess up your normal menstrual cycle?

I was wondering does the Plan B pill mess up your normal menstrual cycle?

That can happen.: 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.
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Does adipex mess with your menstrual cycle?

Does adipex mess with your menstrual cycle?

Possible.: Anything that alters nutrition can cause changes in the mestrural cycle. Fat stores estroge and if you lose weight, estrogen level change and there can be increased bleeding or decreased bleeding. Think of the athletes who have no fat and have not menses. Then there are morbidly obese women who bleed all the time. Weight loss drugs could affect menses. ...Read more

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Can Flonase mess with your menstrual cycle?

Can Flonase mess with your menstrual cycle?

No: The amount of nasal Flonase absorbed is so little that it cannot affect your cycle. ...Read more

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Can a menstrual cycle be 17 days?

Yes: but uncommon to have a very short cycle ...Read more

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Is 78 day menstrual cycle normal?

Is 78 day menstrual cycle normal?

Not normal: Too long normal interval is considered 21-35 days you gyn can do a work up. ...Read more

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Why do women have menstrual cycle?

To become pregnant: Each month during your reproductive life the lining of your uterus (endometrium) thickens in anticipation of a pregnancy implanting into it. If that doesn't happen, hormonal changes make you shed that lining (your period) so it can be regenerated the next cycle. ...Read more

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What can affect my menstrual cycle?

What can affect my menstrual cycle?

Many things: Pregnancy, weight change, stress, fibroids, cysts, endometiosis, abnormal hormones, other medicines u are on, other medcial conditions you may have, birth control, this ? Is way too generalized if u are worried about your cycle see your gyn or a freinds gyn if u do not have one for a workup. ...Read more

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How do I change my menstrual cycle?

How do I change my menstrual cycle?

See your doctor.: Nothing you can safely do without some medical help. Whatever your goal is, however, is probably achievable. ...Read more

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Short menstrual cycle, is this normal?

How short?: Menstrual cycles usually last between 21 and 35 days. Periods last anywhere from 2 to 7 days normally (with average of 3 to 5 days). ...Read more

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Late menstrual cycle prolonged cycle y?

Period: I cannot speak from a medical perspective, but from a psychological perspective, stress can affect your cycle onset and duration. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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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