Over the past month and a bit, I have had

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Q: 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.

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