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Can having a STD, such as chlamydia, affect your menstrual ...

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Can having a STD, such as chlamydia, affect your menstrual cycle? If not what can be the cause of missing your period?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. German replied 9 years ago.
Customer You should consult a gynecologist to evaluate you .

STD do not produce missed periods .

Missed periods could be related to :


2- Hormonal alterations in the level of estrogen, progesterone , FSH and LH.

3-weight changes (gain or loss )

4-anxiety or stress

5- internal uterine scar tissue ( product of previous dilation and curettage procedures)

6- thyroid disease

7- menopause

8- Contraceptive pills side effects


Your gynecologist will need performing several tests including : Thyroid ,estrogen,progesterone,FSH,LH hormone blood level tests , pregnancy test and a pelvic ultrasound.

With these tests , Your doctor will be able to determine the specific cause of your symptoms to give you the appropriate treatment .

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