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Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
i was just wondering if periods can be affected by illness?
i had viral gastroenteritus a couple of months ago the same week i came on my period. i only bled really lightly for 2days and normally im very regular n heavy. i went to see my doc about the illness and also mentioned my weird period and he said im prob not pregnant. brooke also said that. i would have taken a pregnancy test at both places but it was all unnecessarily complicated.

anyway a couple of months have passed and my periods are back to normal but periods/pregnancy is an area im always paranoid about.

so back to my original question: has anyone had their periods affected by illness? ie.is this normal?



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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Yep it is pretty normal for periods to be affected by illness. they are also affected by stress, worry and other factors.
    Mine are usually affected by stress, esp when exams are near...
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