Can a yeast infection delay a period?

It should not. Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy.

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Can yeast infection cause delay of period? Can it change anything about a period?

No cannot. A yeast infection is a surface infection, and as such cannot impact physiological functions. So, no, a yeast infection cannot impact cycles, discomfort, amount of bleeding, or any other physiologic body function in a healthy person. Read more...

Can bladder/yeast/urethra infection cause delayed period?

No, it shouldn't. No, it shouldn't. If you are late, check a pregnancy test. If negative, you might give it a little more time, but if you don't start, call your MD. Read more...

Can a UTI followed by a yeast infection delay your period?

Not typically. While the stress of recurrent infections might potentially have some effect, typically these types of infections will not affect your hormonal cycle. Read more...
Possibly. Infections can change our body's natural rhythm and can affect the timing of our menstrual cycles. The yeast infection hasn't likely affected the timing of your period. If you're late for a period, you may consider taking a home pregnancy test as well, if that's a possibility. Read more...