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Can a cold delay your period?

Can a cold delay your period?

The average cold: Doesn't usually get you too sick. Although it might be able to delay a period, usually associate delaying period with illness which is a little more substantial than a cold. ...Read more

Dr. Mary David
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Delayed Menstrual Period (Definition)

The normal range of a menstrual cycle is 28-32 days. Generally a cycle is considered delayed if it goes beyond 32 days, however, this must be tempered ...Read more


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Can having a cold delay your period?

Can having a cold delay your period?

Maybe, but unlikely: A cold by itself may not delay one's menstrual period, but serious mental or physical stress can disrupt one's cycle. Significant loss of appetite, which could happen during a bad cold, may also affect menstruation. If one is sexually active and usually has regular cycles, it is important to check a urine pregnancy test or contact a primary care doctor. Cycles of 21-35 days are considered normal. ...Read more

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I need a natural way to delay period?

I need a natural way to delay period?

Pregancy/: That may be the only 'natural' means of delaying your menstrual period. ...Read more

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Can smear test delay period?

Can smear test delay period?

Having a pap smear: Done should not cause a delay in your 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 not having enough iron delay period?

Can not having enough iron delay period?

Not really: Timing of periods are affected by hormone levels, and unless you are super anemic, these would not be affected by iron deficiency. Might i suggest high iron foods like spinach, broccoli, greens, and obviously meats and organ meats (ie:liver). You need to look for other reasons for delayed period. ...Read more

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Does Plan B normally delay period a week?

Does Plan B normally delay period a week?

Possible: It can alter the timing of your period, but since its not a perfect method of preventing pregnancy, check a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Is it possible that alcohol delay period?

Is it possible that alcohol delay period?

If a person: Drank heavily enough to impact health/ liver function that could impact the menstrual cycle. Having a beer or two should not delay one's period. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could use nuvaring to delay period?

Can you tell me if i could use nuvaring to delay period?

New ring: Instead of taking a week off after 3 weeks of use, you can put in a new ring. That will usually delay your period and you are still protected from pregnancy. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it safe to delay period with pills two months in a row?

Is it safe to delay period with pills two months in a row?

Yes: Other than the risk of birth control pills in general, it is safe to delay periods in this manner. There are birth control pills on the market designed with continuous use so that menses occurs only every three months. ...Read more

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Can nerlova delay period. Had unprotectd sex 28th. Used emergency contrasept on 29th.Period was due 29th. How effective will the nerlova be then.

Can nerlova delay period. Had unprotectd sex 28th.  Used emergency contrasept on 29th.Period was due 29th. How effective will the nerlova  be then.

Yes: That is the reason for delay.The use of contraceptive for unprotected sex 1day prior to period is not protective of anything,Ovulation occurs 14days riot to menses.Pills won't protect you from STD's.Please try to use contraceptives regularly and codons,dental dam if you have concerns about safe sex. ...Read more

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Can constipation delay period?

Can constipation delay period?

No: The gastrointestional (GI) system and genital system, while located near one another, don't influence each other in this way. ...Read more

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Does methotrexate delay period?

Does methotrexate delay period?

No: Methotrexate (MTX), when dosed for autoimmune conditions, (10-25 mg weekly), should not delay your period. Sometimes acute or chronic illness can. If your autoimmune condition that MTX is being used for is active for example, that can delay your period. I would check with your gynecologist first, and make sure that you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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Does smear test delay period?

Does smear test delay period?

Pap Smear?: Having a pap smear done should not delay your period. ...Read more