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Can trichomoniasis affect my menstrual cycle?

Can trichomoniasis affect my menstrual cycle?

Not at all: The parasite that causes trichomoniasis will not have any control of the menstrual cycle. Your cycle is controlled by hormones in your ovaries and brain. Menstrual blood can make the odor of trichomoniasis worse and more intense. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Trichomonas (Definition)

Trichomonads or Trichomonas ar one celled parasites that can infect the vagina. They may cause no symptoms or as much as a foamy, malodorous, irritating vaginal discharge. Trichomonas is usually sexually transmitted. Both the patient and their partner need to be treated. Men often have no symptoms. The parasites are usually successfully treated ...Read more


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Is it possible the menstrual cycle be delayed due to trichomonas infection?

Is it possible the menstrual cycle be delayed due to trichomonas infection?

No that has: Nothing to do with the cycle but it needs to be treated in you and your partner. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis stop menstral bleeding?

Can trichomoniasis stop menstral bleeding?

Would not: Expect a trichomoniasis infection to prevent menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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What can affect my menstrual cycle?

What can affect my menstrual cycle?

Many things: Pregnancy, weight change, stress, fibroids, cysts, endometiosis, abnormal hormones, other medicines u are on, other medcial conditions you may have, birth control, this ? Is way too generalized if u are worried about your cycle see your gyn or a freinds gyn if u do not have one for a workup. ...Read more

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Could taking amoxicillin affect my menstrual cycle?

Could taking amoxicillin affect my menstrual cycle?

Not likely: Antibiotics are not known to affect your cycle. There is some controvery however, on whether women taking oral birth control pills and antibiotics at the same time may have less protection. Some advocate backup birth control in this case. But antibiotics alone, no relation to cycle. ...Read more

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Can taking zyprexa (olanzapine) affect my menstrual cycle?

Can taking zyprexa (olanzapine) affect my menstrual cycle?

Zyprexa (olanzapine) menstruation: Agents which alter central neurotransmission and hypothalamus (e.g. Elevated prolactin and psychotropic medications) result in insufficient stimulation of the ovaries and subsequently disruption of menstrual cycle. Zyprexa (olanzapine) may cause elevation of prolactin but needs to be confirmed by a blood test as there can be other reasons. Zyprexa (olanzapine) in various studies elevate prolactin but to a lesser degree. ...Read more

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Would taking three plan b pills in a month affect my menstrual cycle?

Would taking three plan b pills in a month affect my menstrual cycle?

Definitely: Plan B is a progestin and taking it even once in a given cycle will effect your menstrual cycle.It is to be used only in emergencies and not as a regular means of contraception.If u have had to use it 3 times in one cycle you are having way too many emergencies. Remember it is only 95% effective if taken within 24 hours after intercourse. You need to start a more reliable method B4 u get pregnant. ...Read more

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Could an increase of physical activity & taking vitamins affect my menstrual cycle ?

Could an increase of physical activity & taking vitamins affect my menstrual cycle ?

Physical exercise: Physical exercise can affect the menstrual cycle and if it is extreme, menses may stop altogether. This indicates that for the body this is an environment that is not conducive to rearing off-spring, hence, no ovulation, no menses. In between there can be all shaded of irregular cycles. Vitamins don't affect the menstrual cycle so much. www.healthtap.com/drpeterbaumann ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

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


Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more