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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more


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Please describe the things that can make your period late?

Please describe the things that can make your period late?

Late 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

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When you've been a little bit sick, is that enough to make your period late?

When you've been a little bit sick, is that enough to make your period late?

Yes, possibly: 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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Can stressing make your period late?

Can stressing make your period late?

Yes: 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 (i.e. Pcos). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can anesthesia make your period late?

Can anesthesia make your period late?

Thanks for asking!: Anesthesia usually would not affect your period y itself . Pain, surgery, other stressors could very much affect your period. ...Read more

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By taking penicillin can it make your period late the next month?

By taking penicillin can it make your period late the next month?

Possibly if on BCP's: Taking antibiotics alters the absorption of birth control pills (the estrogen and progesterone) through your intestine and consequently if you are on ocp's it indeed can alter your cycle. If a person is not on birth control pills then it is very unlikely that the penicillin will change your cycle. ...Read more

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Can penicillin make your period late?

Can penicillin  make your period late?

No: The antibiotic penicillin should not change the timing of a menstrual period. However, having an illness (that required the antibiotic) might alter the period's timing. ...Read more

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Does alcohol make your period late?

Does alcohol make your period late?

Not normally: If a woman was a really heavy drinker with liver disease - this could potentially impact her menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What will make your period late other than pregancy?

What will make your period late other than pregancy?

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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Can being stressed out & gained weight make your period late?

Can being stressed out & gained weight make your period late?

Irregular periods: There are lots of reasons a persons period can be late. If there is a chance you could be pregnant then you should repeat a home pregnancy test. If it is negative then waiting a few weeks to see if it returns is reasonable. If it does not then it is time to visit your friendly obgyn doctor to discuss irregular periods. ...Read more