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Can arthritis affect your period flow?

Can arthritis affect your period flow?

No but meds do: Arthritis shouldn't affect your period but antiinflammatory drugs like advil (ibuprofen) can increase bleeding. Be careful and take as few as possible for the shortest amount of time. ...Read more

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How can the morning after pill affect your period?

How can  the morning after pill affect your period?

In different ways.: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. It can also lead to nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, dizziness. If your period is more than a week late take a home pregnancy test and follow up with your medical provider / gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can taking the morning after pill affect your ability to conceive when your older?

Can taking the morning after pill affect your ability to conceive when your older?

NO!: There is no reason to be concerned about this; use the morning-after pill when you need it and you will still be able to carry a desired pregnancy in the future. ...Read more

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Can my low iron anemia cause my period not to come? Or to delay? Can my period be affected? Does anemia affect fertile in women?

Can my low iron anemia cause my period not to come? Or to delay? Can my period be affected? Does anemia affect fertile in women?

No: Anemia does not stop a period, the period makes anemia worse, anemia does not cause infertility. Irregular cycles can be heavier and cause anemia, considering the pill will help the anemia, and you need your blood in pregnancy, you may ovulate more regularly the if you take the pill a few months and stop. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can levothyroxine worsen morning sickness and affect blood pressure in early pregnancy?

Can levothyroxine worsen morning sickness and affect blood pressure in early pregnancy?

No: Hi. Congratulations on your pregnancy! Levothyroxine will not adversely affect morning sickness or blood pressure early in pregnancy, especially assuming the dose is correct and you have normal thyroid function. Make sure your gyn is aware of your high blood pressure; that will need to be monitored. Certain blood pressure medicines can and others cannot be used in pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more

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How could a morning after pill affect your menstrual cycle?

How could a morning after pill affect your menstrual cycle?

Menstrual changes: It can cause changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period). ...Read more

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Can sex hormone imbalance affect my ability to get pregnant?

Can sex hormone imbalance affect my ability to get pregnant?

Generically yes: Loosely" yes." specifically some do and some don't, also the idea of imbalance is very non-specific. We usually think in terms of relative over-or-under production depending on what day of the cycle. ...Read more

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Can mono affect your menstrual cycle?

Can mono affect your menstrual cycle?

Yes it can: Virtually al type of infections have the potential to "mess-up" your cycle, but often minor/short-lived occurence. Mild mono is not likely to do that, similar to the common cold you get, but significant mono/or any illness can throw your cycle off. Many medications do so as well. Rapid wt loss/gain, extrenuous/prolonged exercise can do so as well. Consult doc if persistent. Good luck. ...Read more

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Abdominal obesity can affect pregnancy to happen?

Abdominal obesity can affect  pregnancy to happen?

Yes, not specifc: Any obesity can affect normal fertility because extra weight can disrupt normal ovulations. Abdominal obesity isn't specifically worse than obesity elsewhere, but adbominal obesity is sometimes associated with disorders like pcos in women with irregular cycles. ...Read more

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Help please! could dengue affect the menstruation cycle?

Help please! could dengue affect the menstruation cycle?

If you have a: Severe case of dengue fever, you could miss your period or it could be light. A mild case of dengue would not be likely to cause changes in period. ...Read more

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Can losing your virginity affect your period cycle?

It shouldn't ..: Your period is regulated by your body's hormones and sexual intercourse should not alter your hormones. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How late in your pregnancy can you fly?

How late in your pregnancy can you fly?

Depends: Most airlines allow women to fly up to 36 weeks or so but you must check with the individual airline to be sure. Most doctors would be more comfortable with no later than around 30 weeks. The later it is the more likely you will be approaching your due date and deliver on the plane - very problematic as you might imagine! you should also speak with your doctor anytime you are planning to fly. ...Read more

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Can taking lithium affect my ability to get pregnant?

Can taking lithium affect my ability to get pregnant?

No: Lithium does not interfere with your ability to get pregnant. Because lithium has been associated with increased risk of birth defects particularly when used in first trimester, it is important that women of child bearing age should use appropriate birth control while on lithium. Please talk with your doctor if you plan to be pregnant. Take care and good luck. ...Read more