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A 17-year-old female asked:

can a menstrual cycle be 17 days?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: but uncommon to have a very short cycle

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How does one treat menstrual pain?

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Dr. Michael Swor
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Menstrual pain: Severe pain should be evaluated by a gynecologist. Mild to moderate cramping can be relieved with NSAID meds like Ibuprofen or naproxen. Check out no-drug methods too like massage, exercise, and a new menstrual belt called ziivaa.
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What could cause the left side of my jaw to lock up after catching a cold a few days ago?

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TMJ disorder: A locked jaw is usually due to a temporomandibular joint that is injured or displaced. This could happen when you are ill from clenching too much, or a wide yawn if you already have aproblem with the joint. Go see an ent. If severe a few days of a steroid will help, then you may need an occlusion splint made by a dentist.
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A 32-year-old female asked:

My usualy menstrual cycle is for 26 days. My last cycle was 22 days which i has on 17 of last month. This month I have not yet got my menstrual cycle.?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Patient. : Cycles are not like clock work. They can vary some form cycle to cycle. If you miss your next period, check a pregnancy test. Your period may come on the next few days.
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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have started to track my menstrual cycle and have come to learn it is only 17 days. Could this be normal?

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Dr. Osbert Fernandez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Menstrual cycle: You are probably not having a period but maybe some break through bleeding around the time of ovulation. There are other causes of irregular bleeding such as thyroid issues, polyps, fibroids etc. You may want to follow up with your doctor.
Medina, OH
A 27-year-old female asked:

My menstrual cycles are normally between 30-40 days. I started my period 3 days ago which was on,y 17 days Into my cycle. It has been heavier and longer than normal. Should I be concern? Could there be a serious issue ?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, it could be: Heavy mid cycle bleeding is not normal. Have your GYN MD evaluate your concerns.

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