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Does drinking alcohol delay your period? My period is 4 days late

Does drinking alcohol delay your period? My period is 4 days late

No: It shouldn't affect your period unless you drink too much and forget your birth control. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...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 drinking too much alcohol delay a period?

Can drinking too much alcohol delay a period?

I am not familiar: With alcohol delaying periods. However, illnesses due to excessive alcohol use could delay a period. ...Read more

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I was taking northistorone tablets for a week and have now bieng of them for 4 days and my period has still not come. .. Can alcohol delay a period?

I was taking northistorone tablets for a week and have now bieng of them for 4 days and my period has still not come. .. Can alcohol delay a period?

Wait a few more days: I presume you mean norethisterone/norethindrone. Once you finish the seven to ten days of this med you should wait up to a week for the period to come. If it does not you need to see your gyn for continued evaluation and possible bloodwork. There is no evidence that short-term alcohol use would affect this. ...Read more

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Can alcohol consumption effect when a woman getting her period or even delay it?

Can alcohol consumption effect when a woman getting her period or even delay it?

Not generally: While some drugs can affect hormonal cycles, alcohol consumption is generally not one of these. That being said, chronic alcohol abuse can cause vitamin deficiencies and be associated with other unhealthy behaviors that ultimately can result in changes to hormonal balance. ...Read more

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What happens if I put rubbing alcohol up my vagina? Will it delay my period?

What happens if I put rubbing alcohol up my vagina? Will it delay my period?

Anatomy: No. Not in any way. Your period happens when the ovary readied egg is not impregnated. The lining of the uterus then sloughs off and the cycle is readied all over again. Your vagina has nothing to do with your menstrual cycle other than as a conduit to semen to impregnate the egg. ...Read more

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Hi I will go for a vacation and I will take Primolut N to delay my period (two pills a day) can I drink alcohol while I there?

Hi I will go for a vacation and I will take Primolut N to delay my period (two pills a day) can I drink alcohol while I there?

Yes, assuming. . .: If you can drink alcohol where you are now while on Primolut N (http://www. Drugs. Com/uk/primolut-n-spc-15917.html), there's no reason why you can't drink alcohol while on vacation somewhere else. Just be sure to use condoms to minimize risk for sexually transmitted diseases/infections. ...Read more

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Can drinking alcohol cause a heavier period?

Can drinking alcohol cause a heavier period?

Thinning blood: Alcohol can thin the blood and could theoretically cause a heavier period and increased blood loss. ...Read more

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Can I take period control pills after drinking alcohol?

Can I take period control pills after drinking alcohol?

BCP and ETOH: The effectiveness of birth control pills is not impacted by alcohol but the hormones in the pills can reduce the liver's ability to metabolize ethanol and this leads to higher blood alcohol levels and intensifies the effects of drinking. You should be careful when drinking and probably drink less than when you are off the pills. ...Read more

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I crave alcohol very much before my period. Mostly wine. How come?

I crave alcohol very much before my period. Mostly wine. How come?

Hormonal?: I can imagine it's hormonal in some way. Maybe alcohol helps your cramps. Sometimes it seems that our bodies crave what it needs. For example, my wife who never eats red meat, craved red meat while she was pregnant-i guess to help boost her iron levels. ...Read more

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I have drank alcohol for the first time 2 weeks ago and the period is not yet came. Any suggestions? Or prescriptions?

Sounds normal.: Alcohol use and your cycle are not likely related in any way. It is very common to have a missed cycle or two at your age. Pregnancy is a common cause but so is stress, diet, activity, etc. Suggestion: if you are concerned about pregnancy check a pregnancy test. If you are not, then relax. No medication necessary. ...Read more

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It's almost like a subconscience urge, but I tend to crave alcohol before my period and have noticed that I have minimal tolerance for it.

It's almost like a subconscience urge, but I tend to crave alcohol before my period and have noticed that I have minimal tolerance for it.

Catching on - Good: Very good, on right track. Cravings are inherently far more (if not totally) mental, subconscious & related to associations formed from previous experiences. At the same time, that does not mean associations are always helpful or healthy, as you make reference to. Study the first portion of video: "science for smart people": human intelligence & pattern recognition. Confront memories, hx, reasons. ...Read more

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Should you drink alcohol while on period?

Menstrual Period.: Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt if you have problems with cramps, bloating or excessive pain during your period. ...Read more

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Does alcohol make your period late?

Does alcohol make your period late?

Not normally: If a woman was a really heavy drinker with liver disease - this could potentially impact her menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Given that if you drink more alcohol you will feel more drunk, but will you also be drunk for a longer period of time?

Yes: But this is very dependent on gender and genetics and so much more! As well a persons ability to metabolize alcohol and any other co-existing health problems. In kidney or liver disease or combo of both, add no alcohol dehydrogenase (genetic abnormality) and a person could remain 'drunk' until dead. ...Read more

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Is drinking alcohol while on period bad?

It is if you have: Excessive bloating, cramps or other problematic symptoms during your period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. ...Read more