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I had a 2 day fever and I've been having bad cough and nasal congestion since friday, my period was due yesterday. Can illness delay your period?

I had a 2 day fever and I've been having bad cough and nasal congestion since friday, my period was due yesterday. Can illness delay your period?

Stress of any kind: Infection is stress and it sounds like you have the start of one-any stress emotional or physican can mess around with your hormones and potentially delay it, but if you are sexually active then you have to think about pregnancy too. I would wait a few days before checking a pregnancy test bcause your period may still come. ...Read more

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Can a chest infection delay your period? Or any illness in fact?

Can a chest infection delay your period? Or any illness in fact?

Possibly: An infection that stresses your body significantly may cause a period to be late or skipped. ...Read more

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Can stress, illness and hay fever medication delay my period?

Can stress, illness and hay fever medication delay my period?

The hayfever med: Should not delay your period but stress and illness can. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have 10 days delayed period because of stress, 4-5 hours sleep per day, passed illness with high fever and using a lotof paracetamol?

Is it possible to have 10 days delayed period because of stress, 4-5 hours sleep per day, passed illness with high fever and using a lotof paracetamol?

Maybe.: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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Is it possible: 4 days delay for periods because of passing an illness with fever up to 40 ℃ that month.

Is it possible: 4 days delay for periods because of passing an illness with fever up to 40 ℃ that month.

Period late: hello~ if I understand your question, you are asking if your period could be delayed by 4 days due to a recent illness with a fever that went to 40degC. The answer is YES an illness of any kind could delay your period. If your period was delayed by those few days and the flow was normal, ie; you had a normal period, with normal amount of blood loss, then you could not be pregnant.This is normal.tx ...Read more

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What does it imply when an individual's menstral period gets delayed for about 10days. Is there any hormonal disorder?

What does it imply when an individual's menstral period gets delayed for about 10days. Is there any hormonal disorder?

Delayed menses: Most times a delay in the menstrual period is a function of estrogen only cycles when ovulation does not occur. Progesterone the 2nd of two female hormones is secreted after ovulation and tends to add regularization to the cycles. ...Read more

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Can an eating disorder itself delay or stop your periods?

Can an eating disorder itself delay or stop your periods?

Yes: If your body is stressed enough by the eating disorder, rapid or large weight loss or if you don't have enough body fat to aid in manufacture of female hormones, your periods may stop. It is very important to seek medical help to diminish the longterm risks to your overall and gynecologic health. ...Read more

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What delays a period for up to two months?

What delays a period for up to two months?

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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What is maximum time of delay of period?

What is maximum time of delay of period?

Need diagnosis: Check if you are pregnant first then move on to see your doctor for physical exam. ...Read more

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Period delayed for a week, should I be alarmed?

Period delayed for a week, should I be alarmed?

Have you been : Sexually active? If yes, would recommend taking a home pregnancy test at this time.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 med problems. ...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 hookah delay a period ?

Can hookah delay a period ?

Tobacco yes: There are several studies effect of tobacco on on periods ,yes will shorten the cycle , may possible to to delay , should be same with hookah if tobacco is used.l ...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

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How can you delay your period?

How can you delay your period?

Take continuous: Take continuous birth control pills. That is skip the last week of placebo pills and go straight to a new pack. That will postpone your period until you finish the second pack and get to the last week. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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I take althea: delayed period?

That is a potential: side effect. Menstrual irregularities can occur with oral contraceptives (delayed or missed period, breakthrough bleeding/ spotting). ...Read more

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Can fasting delay your period?

Yes, it's possible.: 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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Other reasons for delayed period?

Other reasons for delayed period?

Many : Pregnancy, anovulation, peri-menopause, hormone manipulation (ocps, depo-provera, etc), premature ovarian failure (pof), stress, poly cystic ovaries (pco, stein-leventhal syndrome), prolonged follicular phase, or just a normal variant. It's normal to occasionally miss a period or have a delayed one. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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What could be delaying my period?

What could be delaying my period?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is always a concern. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. If it's negative, repeat it in one week and give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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What could cause a delayed period?

What could cause a delayed period?

Multiple causes: Delayed cycles are usually due to delayed ovulation. This is most commonly caused by stress or underlying ovulation disorders. Pregnancy that is early and not detected is another reason. If delayed cycles are common for you, then ovulation disorder is likely and you should seek help because aside form fertility these issues also relate to chronic health in various ways and should be addressed. ...Read more

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I need a natural way to delay period?

Pregancy/: That may be the only 'natural' means of delaying your menstrual period. ...Read more