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Can a yeast infection delay your period if you're on the Copper IUD? 5 days late. Neg. Pregnancy test.

Can a yeast infection delay your period if you're on the Copper IUD? 5 days late. Neg. Pregnancy test.

No: May be something else is going on. Delay in your period with negative pregnancy test could be due to stress, exercise or medications. ...Read more

Dr. Clarence Grim
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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


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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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Can a UTI followed by a yeast infection delay your period?

Can a UTI followed by a yeast infection delay your period?

Not typically: While the stress of recurrent infections might potentially have some effect, typically these types of infections will not affect your hormonal cycle. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection delay period?

Unlikely: Although, many factors can influence your cycles (e.g. Weight changes, stress, etc.). ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection delay a period?

Can a yeast infection delay a period?

It should not.: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can yeast infection cause delay of period? Can it change anything about a period?

No cannot: A yeast infection is a surface infection, and as such cannot impact physiological functions. So, no, a yeast infection cannot impact cycles, discomfort, amount of bleeding, or any other physiologic body function in a healthy person. ...Read more

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I gained weight I took yeast infection pill and am sad and stressed can all this delay my period?

I gained weight I took yeast infection pill and am sad and stressed can all this delay my period?

Absolutely: Although the yeast infection pill will not delay your period, the stress and sadness can certainly do this. Stress is a very common cause for delayed or abnormal menstrual cycles. Some women's systems are much more vulnerable to these changes in periods- some only need minor stress to upset things. It sounds like you would benefit from counseling re your stress and sadness. Please get some help. ...Read more

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I am 15 days late on my period have taken 2 hpt and both were negative may have a yeast infection can that cause a delay?

15 days late: Please contact your doctor and explain your issues. You may not see her today because the schedule is fool. In that case you will be advised to go -with somebody - to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more

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Can a uti and yeast infection delay or stop your period?

Not usually: Any stress may slightly alter your cycle, but it won't usually sto it from coming. ...Read more

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Hi had yeast infection &took medicine for it. But now my period is late for 3days. Does infection delayed my period?

Yeast doesn't: Normally delay 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a UTI & a yeast infection. Now my period is 3 days late. Took a pregnant test & it came up negative. Cause of delay? & when should I test again?

I have a UTI & a yeast infection. Now my period is 3 days late. Took a pregnant test & it came up negative. Cause of delay? & when should I test again?

Wait 3 more days: There are many reasons for a period to be late including stress, illnesses, hormones being off, for instance. The pregnancy tests don't turn positive until the pregnancy hormone is up a certain amount so wait 3-4 more days and test again. ...Read more

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Late period-had sex w condom 3 weeks ago preg test negative. Recently off bc pill. Lots of stress and recent yeast infection, can it all delay period?

Late period-had sex w condom 3 weeks ago preg test negative. Recently off bc pill. Lots of stress and recent yeast infection, can it all delay period?

Some thoughts...: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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Cause I use yeast infection cream while on my period?

Cause I use yeast infection cream while on my period?

Yes: If you are using intravaginal creams they may wash out more rapidly during your period, but it should not be a problem using them. ...Read more

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I always get a yeast infection before I come on my period itching and white stuff?

Maybe not yeast: The hormonal changes that can occur before the period starts can cause vaginal discharge. It may cause itching & white discharge, if over-the-counter treatments with -azole medications fix the problem it is fine. It not then you may need exam, could be bacterial vaginosis, and may need a different treatment. ...Read more

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Hello! I have my period and a yeast infection. Can I wear a tampon in the morning tomorrow?

Hello! I have my period and a yeast infection. Can I wear a tampon in the morning tomorrow?

Can be uncomfortable: If you are being treated with a vaginal cream, the tampon might absorb some of the cream so treatment isn't as effective. Also your vaginal tissue may be inflamed and wearing a tampon might exacerbate the inflammation. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and am on my period. Can I use a tampon or will that make things worse?

Tampon use: When the health and integrity of the vagimal imtroitus is compromised, the use of a tampon or any means of preventing the natural purgative mechanism of the body to Protect the immunity of the canal is not recommended ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more