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I've smoked pot a few times this month and now my period is 2 weeks late. I recently found I have a uti. Can these 2 things delay my period?

I've smoked pot a few times this month and now my period is 2 weeks late. I recently found I have a uti. Can these 2 things delay my period?

Delayed menses: UTI will not delay your menses. Pot with its active ingredient THC can effect menses as well as pregnancy potential (reversible). The data first established in subhuman primates and later in humans shows this very clearly. So if you don't to conceive don't smoke pot. ...Read more

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Hi , i would like to know how to delay my period . I'm not taking pill right now and i have an irregular period but my last was august 2nd , i don't want to have my period around august 2nd and 5th because i have some important things to do ?

Hi , i would like to know how to delay my period . I'm not taking pill right now and i have an irregular period but my last was august 2nd , i don't want to have my period around august 2nd and 5th because i have some important things to do ?

Medication available: There is medication available to delay the menstrual period. However, this is best done after consultation with a health care professional. In particular women may benefit from an ongoing relationship with a gynecologist not only for their annual pap smears, but also to be able to potentially discuss a question like this with the doctor over the phone. ...Read more

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Delayed menstrual period then got big real fast and passed things like grapes it normal?

Delayed menstrual period then got big real fast and passed things like grapes it normal?

Can happennotnormal: But you need to r/o pg and other problems. You need blood work, exam and an ultrasound, and then you gyn can appropriately treat the problem. ...Read more

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I'm on prednisone and I heard it could delay your period..I'm 3 days late and I have been cramping a lot..is that a delay or could I be pregnant??

I'm on prednisone and I heard it could delay your period..I'm 3 days late and I have been cramping a lot..is that a delay or could I be pregnant??

Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Prednisone does not delay periods. Whatever problem is requiring you to take prednisone could potentially be related. ...Read more

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What could be delaying my period?

What could be delaying my period?

Pregnant?: Pregnancy is always a concern. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. If it's negative, repeat it in one week and give your doctor a call. ...Read more

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What could cause a delayed period?

What could cause a delayed period?

Multiple causes: Delayed cycles are usually due to delayed ovulation. This is most commonly caused by stress or underlying ovulation disorders. Pregnancy that is early and not detected is another reason. If delayed cycles are common for you, then ovulation disorder is likely and you should seek help because aside form fertility these issues also relate to chronic health in various ways and should be addressed. ...Read more

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Could being sick delay a woman's period?

Could being sick delay a woman's period?

Yes: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What medicine i could get for the delayed period?

What medicine i could get for the delayed period?

Not possible: There are no safe ways to delay your period. Periods are regulated by your hormones and there is not a way to safely interfere with this process. ...Read more

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Calc -concieved feb 14 or 15th. Period began feb 1st. Morning pill feb 11, could the pill delay concieved date? Is calc accurate?

Calc -concieved feb 14 or 15th.  Period began feb 1st. Morning pill feb 11, could the pill delay concieved date? Is calc accurate?

Yes: If you took planb on 2/11, then it may have slightly delayed when you actually ovulated. The only way that you will know accurately when you conceived is with an ultrasound at about 7 weeks and then looking back at the likely conception date. ...Read more

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Hi spotted for a week from January 3 to January 10 2015 have not had a period could me flying Jan 13 cause period delay Ca to RI?

Hi spotted for a week from January 3 to January 10  2015  have not had a period could me flying Jan 13 cause period delay Ca to RI?

Travel no effect: 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