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A 48-year-old member asked:

What does a 2 week menstrual cycle mean?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 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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A 18-year-old female asked:

What does it mean to cramp 2 weeks before your menstrual cycle?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Mid cycle pain: Many possibilities. One is that you may be experiencing ovulatory pain, called "mittelschmerz". This pain occurs as the process of ovulation takes place at midcycle.
A 44-year-old member asked:

What does a shortened menstrual cycle mean?

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Dr. Chioma Lazz
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Less than expected: Menstrual cycle is the time period between the beginning of one menses and the begining of the next menses. For example, if your last menses started on march 1st and the next one started on march 29, your menstrual cycle was 28 days. If that next one started on the 15th instead of 29th, your cycle would have been 14days and will be considered a shortened cycle.
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A female asked:

I'm cramping like two weeks after my menstrual cycle?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine.

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