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My last cycle was Nov 5 today is Dec 17. I am on sulfamethoxazole could this cause a delay in my menstrual cycle? Usual 30-38 days. Tested neg. hpt

My last cycle was Nov 5 today is Dec 17. I am on sulfamethoxazole could this cause a delay in my menstrual cycle? Usual 30-38 days. Tested neg. hpt

Menses irregular: You do not say when your HPT was negative. Check again and if still negative is is possible that whatever the sulfamethoxazole was being used for is delaying your period, but if this continues after stopping it you might check in with your GYN. ...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


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What cause cause your menstrual cycle could be delayed?

What cause cause your menstrual cycle could be delayed?

Many: Some of the most common would be stress, thyroid disorders, pregnancy, an ovarian cyst, or a hormonal imbalance. Testing is required to further evaluate. ...Read more

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Can carisoprodol cause a menstrual cycle to be late or cause a delay?

Can carisoprodol cause a menstrual cycle to be late or cause a delay?

Soma (carisoprodol) & menturation: Menstrual irregularity is not a common side effect. Number one side effect is its CNS depressant effects which in my opinion can interfere with the hypothalamus-pituaitary-axis, important in normal mensuration. It can also interfere with thecypc19, a liver enzyme important in synthesis of cholesterol & steroids, the building blocks of menstrual hormones. ...Read more

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What can cause delayed menstrual period?

What can cause delayed menstrual period?

Delayed 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could stress be the cause of a delayed menstrual period?

Could stress be the cause of a delayed menstrual period?

Yes: 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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What are the causes of delayed menstrual period beside from pregnancy?

What are the causes of delayed menstrual period beside from pregnancy?

Delayed 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the causes of delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy at 48?

What are the causes of delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy at 48?

Delayed 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 - but not at your age. ...Read more

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What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

What medicines can cause a delayed menstrual period?

Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): This medication is notorious for delaying your periods for months or even years. ...Read more

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Could taking maca tablets twice daily (800 mg each) cause a delay in the menstrual period onset?

Could taking maca tablets twice daily (800 mg each) cause a delay in the menstrual period onset?

Delay: It's possible although many women have an easier cycle while on the supplement. One way to find out is to stop taking it for awhile and see if things revert to normal. Plus you need to take a pregnancy test if you are sexually active. ...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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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