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Can Pyelonephritis Delay Menstruation
Yes: Infections can affect your hormones and menstrual cycle. At age 48, it would also be normal to start having perimenopausal symptoms, which means that your menstrual cycles become more irregular. Average age of menopause is 51, but at 48 sometimes the intervals between bleeding begin to change. I hope your infection is clearing up and you're feeling better! ...Read more
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
I had a kid &stopped bleeding around her 1month she is now 2months& i havent bled since. I found out i have a kidney infection could that delay period?
I presume you had a : Baby around 3 months ago.The initial bleeding after baby could take a month to stop completely.If you are breast feeding the period may not come for up to 6 months.If you are not ,unless you are really sick you should start menstruating already.I f you have not been using birth control and not breast feeding , you could be pregnant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a kidney infection and also had an abscess on my left kidney, because of that I was on heavy drugs in the hospital, would that delay my period?
Im23 &always get silent bladder infections Can a silent bladder infect. Cause a silent kidney infection?Can it delay period &cause pregnancy symptoms?
Silent UTIs: Yes, silent UTIs and bladder infections can lead to kidney infections (pyelonephritis) if left untreated. Typically, kidney infections are not "silent". they typically cause generalized symptoms (fever, aches) as well as pain at the kidney (lower r or l back). It is essential to get this these treated as they can lead to loss of kidney fcn. Infxn will not delay menses. See your doc for preg test. ...Read more
Delayed period: 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