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Can short illness such as pneumonia, or stomach flu cause period delay ?

Can short illness cause period delay such as pnemonia?,or stomach. Flu Hi my period is 4 days late,I have regular periods 28 days,but this month I had pneumonia prior to my period, I had a test but it is negative,I took cough syrup and some paracetamol,what coul be the reason,can I be pregant,I m still virgin but I have a bf,we just fooled around no sperm thank you
Asked On : Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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Thanks for query,
Illness can prolong the period but in your case as there is exposure you can not take chance.
The pregnancy test you did was a bit earlier.
Wait for 4-5 days and if there is no period,go for pregnancy test again.
ok and bye.
Answered: Sat, 16 Jul 2011
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