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Doctor insights on: Can Yeast Infections Delay Your Period

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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?

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

Yeast (Definition)

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