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A 21-year-old female asked:

does your menstrual cycle clean you out?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Cleans uterus lining: Every cycle your uterine lining prepares for possible implantation of a fertile egg. If you don't become pregnant then the lining is sloughed off and that is your menstrual discharge. So the lining of your uterus is shed but no other part of you is "cleaned out" though some women become more emotional before and during their periods and thus might clean out pent-up emotions...

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A 32-year-old member asked:

How much blood do women lose during their period?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
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Varies: It seems like alot, but usually no more than 1-2 table spoons full.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How long will it take for my period to start after first pregnancy?

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Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
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A 18-year-old male asked:

My sister got her period last week and it came back 4 days later what could it be?

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Need Gynecology Eval: Vaginal bleeding is not always your menstrual peiod. Sometimes women get miscarriages that happen about the time that they expect their periods. Also, there are a lot of conditions that can develop in the uterus that can cause bleeding such as fibroids, uterine polyps, cancer, infections, etc. Your sister should go and see her pcp or a gynecologist for an evaluation of her vaginal bleeding.
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A 30-year-old female asked:

Can I shower while having a menstruation?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Yes: There is no danger in showering.
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A member asked:

If you take a pregnancy test 2 weeks before your period is due will it give you the right results?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: That is too early. Urine pregnancy tests are usually not positive until 5-6 days after you have missed a period. 2 weeks before you miss a period is right when you are ovulating.

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