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Lmp dec 16-21st .26 day menstrual cycle and it stays on for 6 days. Dec 25th i notice blood in my underwear. What could that be? please

Lmp dec 16-21st .26 day menstrual cycle and it stays on for 6 days. Dec 25th i notice blood in my underwear. What could that be? please

Spotting : We generally refer to that as spotting which nearly all women will experience sometime during their lifetime. If it's an isolated event, you needn't be concerned, if it continues seek care & have it evaluated ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Please help! do I need plan b? Sperm was inserted in vagina on day 16 of menstrual cycle. It has already been 24 hours! help!

Please help! do I need plan b? Sperm was inserted in vagina on day 16 of menstrual cycle. It has already been 24 hours! help!

See answer: Day 16 may well be within your fertile window. If want to minimize/eliminate the chance of pregnancy, then "emergency contraception" with "morning-after-pill" or Plan B recommended. The sooner you take (and definitely no longer than 5 days post-intercourse), the greater the effectiveness. ...Read more

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What's a 32 day menstrual cycle?

What's a 32 day menstrual cycle?

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 ...Read more

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Is 78 day menstrual cycle normal?

Is 78 day menstrual cycle normal?

Not normal: Too long normal interval is considered 21-35 days you gyn can do a work up. ...Read more

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I have a 50-60 day menstrual cycle. Is this uncommon?

Not very rare: Multiple causes. Would be good to have evaluated when you have a chance, as can have related medical issues eg pcos, obesity, cholesterol, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is a regular 36 day menstrual cycle normal?

Can you tell me is a regular 36 day menstrual cycle normal?

No: most gynecologists would consider that a normal menstrual cycle is between 21 and 35 days. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more