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I had urinary infection bloody urine took medication and its stopped now but I have not got my periods does infection delays periods?

I had urinary infection bloody urine took medication and its stopped now but I have not got my periods does infection delays periods?

Sometimes: Any significant physiological stress can alter female reproductive cycle & its timing. So a bad infection could. Also, the bladder irritation / inflammation could have local impact, depending. If >1 month missed, should discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Can a urine infection delay a period?

Can a urine infection delay a period?

No: A urine infection (UTI) will not affect your period. Many conditions including pregnancy can make your periods later than normal - including polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos), also underactive or overactive thyroid, excess prolactin hormone, aging of the ovary (diminished ovarian reserve), or low hormone levels (hypogonadism) from heavy exercise, eating disorders, or stress. Take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How do kidneys infection affect on periods? do they delay? and if so, for how days is the normal delay? thank you :)

How do kidneys infection affect on periods? do they delay? and if so, for how days is the normal delay? thank you :)

Menses irregular: Any form of inflammation can delay or prevent the onset of your period, and there is no predictable timetable. Yes a kidney infection can do this, ...Read more

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Could a yeast infection delay your period?

Could a yeast infection delay your period?

A yeast infection: Should not delay your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Might having a kidney infection delay your period?

Might having a kidney infection delay your period?

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

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more