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Stomach virus, delayed periods, not sexually active. Could taking dayquil, mucinex be the cause of delay?

Had the stomach virus this month and it occurred on the week my period was supposed to come. End of the month period still is not here. Have not been active in months?? Have always had problems with gas in my stomach. Any solution? Took three different medicines this month DayQuil NyQuil and mucinex can this be the reason?
Asked On : Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

You seem to be suffering from 3 different problems.

1. Your periods has not come yet: The medicines you took are not the reasons for the delay in the periods. Please get an ultrasound of the uterus and the ovaries to look for their functions.

2. Problems of gas with your stomach: You need to have a healthy balanced diet for this. Stay away from spicy, oily and fried foods and alcohol and smoking (If you do so).

3. Of the stomach virus: I hope it is resolved now.

Please follow my suggestions and I wish you quick recovery.

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General & Family Physician Dr. S. Jegadeesan's  Response
Your age & history of menstrual cycle is important. Your problems are
1) chronic gas problem in stomach 2) not active for the last few months
3) Stomach Virus few days back 4) delayed last period
Chronic gas problem may be due to peptic ulcer, your food and food habits - change of food, food habits and treatment of peptic ulcer - make you alright
Delayed period need not be due to stomach virus. Better to wait for few more days.
Not active for so many months - May be due all the three medicines you have mentioned
First analyse & meditate yourself if you are having depression
Best Wishes
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