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Stomach Flu Contagious Period
I had the stomach flu 7/3-7/6 on 7/4 my period came on time but light only 4 days (reg. 7 days) Did the illness have anything to do with length/flow?
Could be: We do not usually draw any conclusions when the menstrual cycle is just a few days shorter than usual especially during the middle of a major illness. Track your cycles over the next 3-4 months. If you are not satisfied with your cycle control then considering seeing an obgyn to discuss options for cycle regulation ...Read more
Am I preganant?.. I had a period that was only 4 days rather than my normal 6 days...My stomach has been upset it feels lik stomach flu.I take birthco
Had the stomach flu 7/3-7/6 my period came on time but light and only 4 days normal 7-8 days. Did the flu have anything to do with the length and flow?
Sx's yes, but not: necessarily Flu like sxs. Symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more
I'm on BC so my periods are usually regular. But I had a really nasty stomach flu the last 2 days and today my period started over a week early. Why?
Your hormones are in: .. flux because of your infection, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors including infection, change in dietary habits, weather or exercise. Please see a healthcare provider if this pattern persists beyond 2-3 months. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I have the stomach flu for 3 days and i just came off my period and im highly anemic what can do to help bring my iron up?
Iron rich foods: It's best to get this evaluated by your doctor - as in 'how low' are your numbers, and therefore 'what goals' can you set to recover? I would want to see your Iron Panel and a Complete Blood Count (CBC) in your case. Iron supplements can be taken-- over the counter even. Or you can increase iron with certain foods - red meats, beans, spinach/dark green veggies, raisins, DARK chocolate, etc. ...Read more
Could having the stomach flu 2 weeks ago and a cold right now cause my period to be late? Sexually active but I use protection Also have been stressed
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