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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Very long.: Menstrual cycle usually lasts between 21 and 35 days.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Time to menses: A 32 day cycle refers to the amount of time between the first day of flow to the next first day of flow
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If your periods are long and/or heavy, various medications may help, such as birth control pills (even though you've had a tubal ligation). Other opti ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal bleeding: The menstrual cycle is monthly vaginal bleeding which occurs when the woman is fertile and ovulates (produces an egg, which takes about 2 weeks) but d ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: but uncommon to have a very short cycle
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: Too long normal interval is considered 21-35 days you gyn can do a work up.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience Fertility Medicine
The ovary: You may not believe it but the ovary controls the cycle. The brain hormones are actually passive to the ovarian hormones. The physiology is complicate ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
At 48 okay: At 48 it's normal to have some increased fluxuations in your cycle. The average age of menopause is 51, so you're getting closer. Many women in late ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
To become pregnant: Each month during your reproductive life the lining of your uterus (endometrium) thickens in anticipation of a pregnancy implanting into it. If that ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many things: Pregnancy, weight change, stress, fibroids, cysts, endometiosis, abnormal hormones, other medicines u are on, other medcial conditions you may have, b ... Read More
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