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I have had a bladder infection and got prescribed trimethoprim can it affect my period as im trying for a baby tests say no but still no period?

I have had a bladder infection and got prescribed trimethoprim can it affect my period as im trying for a baby tests say no but still no period?

Not the medicine: This is not a side-effect of the antibiotic. The stress to your body of the infection could have conceivably caused this but I'd still recommend a pregnancy test. ...Read more

Bladder (Definition)

The bladder is a muscular organ in the pelvis that accepts urine from the kidneys, stores the urine at low pressure, & expels the urine during voluntary voiding. Though seemingly a simple reservoir, the bladder is a complex organ intricately connected with the brain and spinal cord with sensory, motor, and autonomic circuits. The muscular layer that contracts during voids ...Read more


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Does having sex during your period cause bladder infection?

Does having sex during your period cause bladder infection?

Essentially no: No more reason than sex at other times during menstrual cycle. Urinating, to empty bladder after sex is always good advice especially for women who are prone to urinary infections. ...Read more

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Help please! Could bladder infection cause a late period cycle?

Help please! Could bladder infection cause a late period cycle?

UTI and menses: A bladder infection (UTI) involves a bacterial infection of the urinary bladder and has no influence on one's menstrual cycle. If you are concerned about your cycle, do a pregnancy test and if negative, see your gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it ever that a bladder infection cause a delay to your period?

Is it ever that a bladder infection cause a delay to your period?

Yes: Infections may cause changes in your body that may alter your hormonal balance, therefore affecting your menstrual cycle. You should see your gynecologist, nevertheless and get checked. ...Read more

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Do vaginal infections cause you to miss a period? Isn't smelly or itchy or painful either. Can infections cause a missed period?

Do vaginal infections cause you to miss a period? Isn't smelly or itchy or painful either. Can infections cause a missed period?

Although vaginal: Infections don't usually cause a female to miss her period - the stress of more generalized body infections may. ...Read more

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Can a uti or bladder infection cause late periods? Have had recurring uti infections

UTI/bladder inf's?: Urinary tract symptoms or actual "UTI's" have no physiologic effect on menstrual function. At "23", your periods should be regular, but there are other factors (including pregnancy) which could delay the onset of a period. See your gyn provider for testing and an exam. ...Read more

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Most likely causes of frequent yeast infections and missed period?

Most likely causes of frequent yeast infections and missed period?

Sexually active? If: Yes, do a pregnancy test. Yeast infections can sometimes occur with hormonal changes. 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 (birth control) or med conditions. ...Read more

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Can a possible UTI or bladder infection do anything to cause irregularity with your periods? How do you get a UTI without sex?

UTI: Urinary tract infection is common in women and although sexual activity can contribute, it is not a sexually transmitted disease. Most often, bacteria from the anal region make their way to the urethral opening in vulnerable patients. Bacteria increase during menses and pad/tampon use increase the bacteria present. ...Read more

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Can a biofilm bladder infection cause detrusor weakness and bladder neck mis timing?

Can a biofilm bladder infection cause detrusor weakness and bladder neck mis timing?

Not related...: Dyssynergia between urinary sphincter & detrusor is the incoordinating matter of nerve-muscle response, which can be demonstrated by the combined cystometrogram & electromyography of urinary sphincter. Please ask your existing urologist who know more about your individual situation than anyone online. In fact, more online aimless inquiry will surely generate more unwanted confusion, anxiety, & fear ...Read more

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How can you tell a bladder infection from a period?

How can you tell a bladder infection from a period?

Completely different: A bladder infection often presents with burning on urination, increased frequency and urgency, pain or discomfort above your pubis and rarely, fever and other systemic symptoms. Blood in the urine does occur with some forms of bladder infection, but this is typically different from vaginal bleeding. ...Read more

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I don't have any pain at all and I'm on my period this doesn't mean I have a bladder infection right?

I don't have any pain at all and I'm on my period this doesn't mean I have a bladder infection right?

Right: You are having your period. You do not have any pain. All is well.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can a bladder infection delay period?

Can a bladder infection delay period?

Unlikely: A simple UTI (urinary urgency, frequency, burning, bladder pressure/discomfort) associated with an abnormal urinalysis and positive culture (if done) would be a very unlikely cause of a delayed/late period. Possibly more likely with a severe kidney infection (fever, chills, feel sick) which affects the body as a whole. Many more likely explanations for delayed period than a uti. ...Read more

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Can bladder infection interrupt or delay my period?

Probably not: Bladder infections typically have no effect on periods. Serious infection of the kidneys with fever, chills, and systemic symptoms can make you ill enough to miss or delay a period. ...Read more

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After I have sex for a long period of time. It feels like I have a bladder infection for about a day. Any suggestions to avoid this?

After I have sex for a long period of time. It feels like I have a bladder infection for about a day. Any suggestions to avoid this?

More water: After sex, make sure you urinate right away, drink more water esp afterwards to avoid getting infection. If still have problems, then you need to see doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I get bladder infections every time I have my period?

Why do I get bladder infections every time I have my period?

General risk factors: Thus far there has not been a direct link or cause and effect of menstrual cycle and UTI. Certainly there are hormonal changes but not correlated with UTI risk. Bottom line, continue to due the basics for UTI prevention and then see a Urologist to have further w/u ...Read more

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Can a UTI or bladder infection effect your period if it has not been treated yet?

Maybe: Any infection in the genital area can have an effect from one organ to another. Get your infection diagnosed ; treated. ...Read more

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I have a bladder infection but im also late 6 days on my period I was susposed to start the 13 and I just got my bladder infection today took tes neg?

I have a bladder infection but im also late 6 days on my period I was susposed to start the 13 and I just got my bladder infection today took tes neg?

Menses: Your period may be delayed by multiple factors which involve your body's metabolic stability, like infection. It is not unusual to have irregularity in menstrual cycle caused by other events. The UTI may have done this. ...Read more

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Can u have bladder pain and missed period from ovarian cyst?

Typically unrelated: Ovarian cysts are fluid filled sacs close to the ovaries. They can cause pelvic pain depending on their size. Sometimes if ovarian cysts are very large (>8 cm), they can put pressure on your bladder, but in large, typically aren't associated with bladder symptoms. Ovarian cysts do not necessarily cause abnormal periods either. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why would my period just stop I was in the ER in april for UTI and bladder infection then in july for dehydration could that be my problem?

Why would my period just stop I was in the ER in april for UTI and bladder infection then in july for dehydration could that be my problem?

Possible: Certainly, pregnancy is the most common cause of ammenorhea (no period). Assuming you have not had unprotected sex, than other causes may be related to nutritional changes (dehydration), thyroid disease, an anovulatory cycle, and several other causes. If this persists, see a gyn dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Hi, I am 12days late on my period. Took 2 HPT and went to doc yesterday and took another-negative. I have a bladder infection. What do I do. Can I be preg?

Hi, I am 12days late on my period. Took 2 HPT and went to doc yesterday and took another-negative. I have a bladder infection. What do I do. Can I be preg?

Do preg test again: When was the last time you had unprotected sex? It usually takes about 10 days for the HCG test to turn positive. Check again in a few days. Do you want to be pregnant? If so great and start folic acid. If not start contraception :) ...Read more

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Can a bladder infection mimic a short period?

UTI: Urinary tract infection can cause bleeding from irinary tract known as hematiria and mimic spotting. Associated symptoms of burning, dusuria, frequency of urination helps with diagnosis of uti. ...Read more

Missed Period (Definition)

A missed period is when you don't have a period at your normal time. Because a missed period can be due to pregnancy, even a period that is signficantly lighter or shorter can be considered a missed period and possible pregnancy. And having early symptoms of early pregnancy such as sore breasts or mild nausea would increase ...Read more


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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