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Doctor insights on: Menstrual Period And Yeast Infection

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Taking metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis. Will metronidazole affect my menstrual cycle or period? Will bacterial vaginosis affect my menstrual cycle or period?

Taking metronidazole for bacterial vaginosis. Will metronidazole affect my menstrual cycle or period? Will bacterial vaginosis affect my menstrual cycle or period?

On pill? yes: Flagyl can interfere with the absorption of the pill and this rarely leads to unexpected pregnancy If you are not on the pill it should not affect your period. Don't drink alcohol when you take it, it will make you feel sick. ...Read more

Menstruation (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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Can yeast infection make my period late?

Can yeast infection make my period late?

Not normally.: 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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Yeast infection prior to period, irregular flow and length of flow(light and short), no cramps, yeast infection gone. No other symptoms. Pregnant?

Yeast infection prior to period, irregular flow and length of flow(light and short), no cramps, yeast infection gone. No other symptoms. Pregnant?

Possible: If you are sexually active and especially if you are not using a highly effective form of birth control, then you could be pregnant. It's possible when pregnant to have bleeding that can be mistaken for a period. A home pregnancy test is a good way to find out for sure. ...Read more

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I am experiencing missed or late menstrual period, vaginal itching and vaginal tenderness. The following also describes me: Genital itching, thick white cheese like substance in vagina. Can a yeast infection delay my period?

I am experiencing  missed or late menstrual period, vaginal itching and vaginal tenderness. The following also describes me: Genital itching, thick white cheese like substance in vagina. Can a yeast infection delay my period?

Yeast infections: Yeast infections will not affect the timing of the menstrual cycle. Over the counter yeast creams are available to solve the problem. If you are late of your menstrual cycle then first thing to do is to check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Treatment for missed menses and vaginal discharge?

Common problem : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis delay my period?

Can bacterial vaginosis delay my period?

No : Vagonal infections do not delay periods. Infections do need to be treated. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...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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Bad odor and vaginal discharge before menstrual cycle?

Bad odor and vaginal discharge before menstrual cycle?

Odor: Bad odor and vaginal discharge speaks for the possibility of a vaginal infection see your gynecologist for cultures and treatment. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection make your period late?

Can a yeast infection make your period late?

No: A yeast infection does not effect the timing of your period. You should however treat the yeast infection to prevent worsening symptoms of the infection ...Read more

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Will a bladder infection stop your menstrual period?

Will a bladder infection stop your menstrual period?

Not usually: Ther are many different factors to why a period may stop. Usually infection alone would not necessarily effect the period, though stress can effect your cycle. If the infection is severe enough that your body is stressed this could potentially change the cycle...But this is not usual. ...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


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