Women's Health Community
Can being sick delay your period?
About This Community:

A community for people with Women's Health-related concerns. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: medical conditions, general health, and management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Can being sick delay your period?

I take birth control pills so that I have a period every three months (and always use condoms, too). This Wednesday I came off my pills to have my period. Normally my period will start 2 or so days after I stop taking the pills, so I figured it'd start Friday. Thursday evening I even had cramps like I usually do the day before it begins. However, Friday I came down with a fever (starting to get better today), and now it's Sunday and I still haven't started my period. I'm worried why it hasn't come yet, since it usually only takes a few days after I stop taking my pills, so I'm wondering if being sick could have any affect on someone's cycle. I did miss one pill weeks ago (about a week and a half before sex), but there have never been any issues with the condoms either (no tearing, etc). Any insight would be really appreciated!
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Recent Activity
17990279 tn?1462125994
Blank
rockerac added the Exercise Tracker
10 mins ago
17990279 tn?1462125994
Blank
rockerac is in search of happiness a... Comment
21 mins ago
Avatar universal
Blank
xoxo_143 Idk what's wrong with me. I... Comment
1 hr ago
Blank
Menstrual Tracker
Track your cycles
Start Tracking Now
Blank
Weight Tracker
Reach your weight goals
Start Tracking Now
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
United Kingdom
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Raleigh, NC
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
Mississauga, ON
Women's Health Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
United Kingdom
1340994 tn?1374197577
Blank
Raleigh, NC
134578 tn?1455656688
Blank
973741 tn?1342346373
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
Mississauga, ON