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what does a 2 week menstrual cycle mean?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
"2 wk menstr cycle": There is no meaning in that statement, since a true "menstrual cycle" has to include the time from ovulation to the onset of a "period", and that is 14 days (two wks). There are about 12-14 days in a cycle prior to ovulation also, so most "cycles" are from 24-34 days apart. Bleeding can occur every two weeks, but that is due to other conditions, and not a "menstrual cycle".

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