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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more


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Can nyquil delay your period?

Can nyquil delay your period?

Not expected: I would look for other causes of a delayed period before i would consider nyquil as a possibility. First thing to do is get checked for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can tamiflu (oseltamivir) delay your period? Can it make it come late?

Can tamiflu (oseltamivir) delay your period?  Can it make it come late?

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

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Help! can antibiotics make period delays?

Help! can antibiotics make period delays?

Normally antibiotics: Would not cause a delay in menstrual period. But the underlying health condition which is being treated with antibiotics might be a cause. ...Read more

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Can PMS medicines delay your period?

Can PMS medicines delay your period?

Yes: If it is an ssri, it can. If it persists, of course check a pregnancy test and see your ob. ...Read more

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Can accupuncture delay your period cycle?

Can accupuncture delay your period cycle?

Maybe, but unlikely: Acupuncture works by influencing the nervous system. It is possible to affect your period with acupuncture, however you should see your gyn to rule out all other causes. ...Read more

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How many days after flu onset would bacterial pneumonia begin?

How many days after flu onset would bacterial pneumonia begin?

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

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Can amoxicillin delay your period?

Can amoxicillin delay your period?

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 more

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Can citalopram delay your periods?

Can citalopram delay your periods?

No: Celexa (citalopram) should not change the regularity of your periods. However depression or anxiety can make them less regular. ...Read more

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Can sex delay a period?

Can sex delay a period?

Late = pregnant: How late are you? You need to get a home pregnancy test and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can constipation delay period?

Can constipation delay period?

No: The gastrointestional (GI) system and genital system, while located near one another, don't influence each other in this way. ...Read more

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Can apriso delay your period?

Can apriso delay your period?

Rarely: The most common adverse effects of Apriso are headache, abdominal pain, belching, and sore throat. It can cause metrorrhagia (or irregular menstrual bleeding), but does so in less than 1% of patients. ...Read more

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Can a cold delay your period?

Can a cold delay your period?

The average cold: Doesn't usually get you too sick. Although it might be able to delay a period, usually associate delaying period with illness which is a little more substantial than a cold. ...Read more