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Missed period. Bacterial infection vaginitis. What is the reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Vaginal and Uterus Health
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:gm doctor
User:hav a gynacology related query for my wife
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:she has been diagnosed with a bacterial infection vaginitis
User:and she has missed her periods
User:does vaginitis cause missing periods
Doctor:Missed period or for that matter any menstrual irregularity is caused due to hormone disturbances.
Doctor:Infection such as vaginitis and other physical factors can cause transient hormone disturbances
Doctor:They may be causing the delayed period.
User:she is taking a medication for the same.... doxy
Doctor:However if you were actively involved in unprotected sexual intercourse,
User:can this lead to the same
Doctor:it is better to rule out pregnancy.
User:infact we had protected intercourse only
User:but still have a doubt
Doctor:Hormonal drugs like birth control pills including i-pill are more associated with menstrual irregularities.
Doctor:If the intercourse was protected, then it is most likely the infection or other physical stress that could be causing this missed period.
Doctor:Chances of pregnancy is less likely.
Doctor:But it would be better to rule it out completely by getting urine pregnancy test at home
Doctor:using the home pregnancy kit.
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