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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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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

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Is it normal to have 23 day menstrual cycle at 35 years age?

Is it normal to have 23 day menstrual cycle at 35 years age?

Yes: Menstrual cycle length of 21 to 35 or 42 days ( depending on your source) from the start of one period to the start of the next is normal from menarche to menopause. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a regular 36 day menstrual cycle normal?

Please answer me. Is a regular 36 day menstrual cycle normal?

Most women have: periods every 21 days to 35 days. Being a little bit off the bell curve dose not mean that there is a problem. Be well. ...Read more

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What makes one have to take pill on the first day of menstrual cycle?

What makes one have to take pill on the first day of menstrual cycle?

Question ?: There are different options for when to start the first pill of your new contraceptive. Some women start on the sunday of the week in which they start bleeding; others start on the fifth day of their cycle. Please check with your healthcare provider who prescribed the pill, since once you start the first pill pack, you shouldn't have to wonder when to start the next pack. ...Read more

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Why do I have a 40 to 45 day menstrual cycle i am nearly 39 is this normal?

Why do I have a 40 to 45 day menstrual cycle i am nearly 39 is this normal?

Long: Is this a change in your cycle length? Menstrual cycle is usually about 21 to 35 days in women. It is usually around 21 to 45 days in younger teens. If you are experiencing menstrual cycle changes would check with your gynecologist. Take care. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle is 5-6 days but the cycle is drying up on the fourth day? What could this mean

My menstrual cycle is 5-6 days but the cycle is drying up on the fourth day? What could this mean

Short cycle: May be variation or pregnancy ( implantaiton ) . Would check HCG after period and in 1 week and see what happens in next cycle. F/u w/ doc ...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