Over the past month and a bit, I have had

Patient : Over the past month and a bit, I have had a series of infections. I've managed to get candida (yeast) in the back of my throat, candida "down there," as well as tonsillitis, and strep throat. I have been to the doctors multiple times, and was treated with 3 different types of oral antibiotics. FINALLY the infections cleared up, and I'm on the road to recovery (apart from this spring cold that I am currently plagued with.) I'm still taking one of the oral antibiotics, and today I noticed that my period is 3 days late. I've heard that antibiotics can affect your period. Is this true??? Is there something wrong with me? Should I go back to the doctors? Also, It is highly unlikely that I am pregnant. I have never had sex. I'm concerned that, (although my boyfriend didn't ejaculate) he may have touched me with hands that were possibly contaminated with pre-ejaculate. Again, Pregnancy is extremely unlikely, but not entirely impossible. Thanks.
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: I used mdma and alchool four days in a row on the weekend of the 15th to the 18th of June. I also did one line of coc...

Q: I recently had PFT's performed at the request of my PCP. This result is in comparison to the same tests from2/15. ...

Q: Hi, ten years ago, my mother was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the right lung. She was not a smoker.Did not spread...

Q: I had unprotected sex 3 times in one night. I pulled out each time. Her period had ended 4 days earlier. She took ...

Q: For the past couple night when I lay down, my left leg and arm hurts. worse in groin. I am 49 and have fibromyalgi...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews