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Can being on antibiotic and pain killer for your teeth delay or make you miss your period? Help please?

Can being on antibiotic and pain killer for your teeth delay or make you miss your period? Help please?

Not likely: If you're not pregnant, you may miss your period due to stress, excessive exercise, antipsychotics and antidepressants medications. Antibiotic and painkillers are not effecting the period. Nevertheless, it’s always a good idea to make an appointment with your PCP when you notice anything out of the ordinary. ...Read more

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Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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I am currently taking an antibiotic for Lyme disease can this cause me to miss my period?

I am currently taking an antibiotic for Lyme disease can this cause me to miss my period?

Hard to know: There are many reports of women having irregular periods when on antibiotics but it is not proven whether there is a relationship; if you are on antibiotics you have an infection & it is hard to know if the delayed period is due to the antibiotics or the infection! but in either case, your experience is not unusual. I hope you are getting adequate treatment for lyme- see comment:. ...Read more

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Antibiotic contains penicillin can miss periods ?

Antibiotic contains penicillin can miss periods ?

Penicillin: should not cause you to miss your period. However, the illness that was being treated might stress your body enough to cause a period to be missed or delayed. ...Read more

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Can switching types of pills make you miss your period? Should i be worried? I use condoms every time and correctly as well

Can switching types of pills make you miss your period? Should i be worried? I use condoms every time and correctly as well

Missed period ?: Most kinds of oral contraceptives are a combination of both an estrogen and a progestin, in sometimes different doses. If "switching" occurs without a break, the lining of the womb might not bleed. Condoms are not "perfect" birth control, so obtain a serum pregnancy test from your healthcare source to be certain about possible pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could diabetes make you miss your period?

Could diabetes make you miss your period?

Possibly: If it's poorly controlled, but there are many other much more common physical and psychological causes, such as pregnancy and stress. Do a home pregnancy test and/or contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more