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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Occurs monthly: Colloquialisms are odd. Since menses occur about every 28 days in human females, there is a periodicity to them. It's an older term meaning regularly ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erinn Huffman
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Menstrual cycle is the technical term, and period is the slang term for the same thing.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
See your GYN: This is not normal. It may be as simple as a hormonal imbalance, but it could be more serious like polyps, precancerous, cancers. You need an exam, pa ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Too often: This frequency is too often and may cause eventual anemia and other medical issues to occur. See the gyn specialist and have your irregular periods e ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Mittelschmerz: There is no good specific answer to that. The female must learn when she is ovulating and this is usually something they feel. Ovulation is usually j ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Hemoglobin level drops a little bit each month with the loss of blood during the period. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruit ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Ovulation psin?: Could be mid cycle/ ovulation pain (mittelschmerz) , other. Call your doc.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See Below:: Post-menopausal bleeding refers to bleeding after a women has stopped having periods because she has entered menopause.
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Mid-cycle: if your name is really Bruce, your not likely to ovulate
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Need to know: How many days your cycle is. You will ovulate 14 days before the first day of your period.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spotting: The spotting may be normal for you but most would consider the first day of heavy flow as day 1.
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