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Can Flu Delay Period
No, not likely: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is not a known cause for delaying periods. A delay in your cycle may be due to many issues, some related to flu, including emotional and physical stress (for example from infection), diet, and even pregnancy. Since Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is used when you have a flu, the delayed period could very well be because of having an infection rather than taking Tamiflu (oseltamivir). ...Read more
Flu like symptoms, periods 8 days late. Can you get these symptoms in early pregnancy or do I have the flu? Can the flu mess up your cycle?
At risk: Once the inner lining of the lung is infected, it is prone to a secondary infection. It may take weeks to recover from influenza, and a secondary pneumonia can occur at any time during that period. There is evidence that the risk for a pneumococcal pneumonia occurs even one week after influenza infection. An interesting link for more information: http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2013/06 ...Read more
No: Antibiotics such as Amoxicillin do not delay a woman's menstrual period, but they can interfere with absorption of birth control pill hormones. If a woman has concerns regarding Amoxicillin or other antibiotics she is taking, she should talk with the prescribing doctor. A woman with a delayed period can check for pregnancy with an over-the-counter urine pregnancy test, which is quite accurate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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