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what do prostaglandins do in the menstrual cycle

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Just before menses: The week just before the period is due is when Progesterone and estrogen are at their peaks causing bloating. About 2 to 3 days prior to the flow thos ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Young
58 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heavy flow: When you bleed the blood clots & the the clot dissolves due to enzymes which break down clots to allow for easier flow out of the body. When bleeding ... Read More
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood clots during : Menses could be a sign of hormonal imbalance, fibroid uterus, pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy etc. Consult your gyn for any concerns.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Too many variables: The psychological dynamics of interpersonal attachment is so complex that 4 million rather than 400 characters would not suffice. Emotional attachmen ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joyce Pastore
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Menstrual cycle: During ovulation, the egg is released from the ovary. It is microscopic and not visible with the naked eye.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: I am unaware of clindamycin suppositories causing a delay in menstrual cycle. However, and infection could be a stressor that effects your cycle.
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
35 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
44 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 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chart cycles on: a calendar. Day 1 is first day of bleeding Ovulation is 14 days prior to period.
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