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24 Day Menstrual Cycle Normal
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
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
Is a 44 day menstrual cycle normal? My periods are usually pretty regular, every 44 days or so but I have been told that my cycle is strangely long.
Periods vary.: Not all women have the typical 28 day cycle. Some are 21 days or shorter; others, like you, have quite extended cycles. So long as you are otherwise healthy, and your periods are not excessively heavy or painful, the length of time between them should not worry you. If you're trying to conceive (or avoid conception), simple urine tests (LH strips) can help determine your fertile period. ...Read more
Is it normal for a year to have a 32-36 day menstrual cycle and then out of the blue start on day 27?
Your. Period: I would say normal is a relative term when it comes to one's ministration. Many women have very regular periods others do not many factors influence it age. Emotional factors diet lighting. Changing living situation. Weight gain weight loss. There's nothing particularly to be worried about with the time being. ...Read more
I have been having a 13-20 day menstrual cycle that has been lasting longer than normal (7-10 days instead of 5).
Anovulatory bleeding: Pregnancy is always on the list of possibilities when a woman has abnormal uterine bleeding or cycles. You may be having anovulatory cycles (cycle without producing an egg from the ovary). If a urine pregnancy test is negative, I would recommend evaluation by your gynecologist, and treatment will depend on the cause of the abnormal bleeding and your current short-term pregnancy goals. ...Read more
My menstrual cycle came about 4 days early, the first day was normal. I'm on day 4 and has been very light. Any suggestions?
Period: It sounds like you are experiencing a normal variation in your periods. It does not sound like there is anything to worry about. ...Read more
Hello, menstrual cycle- first day and dark brown- not normal to me...Haven't really noticed the change...Is this normal at my age?
I have a menstrual cycle of about 40+ days on avg and its day 31 today yet I have thick, clear and stretchy CM in this past 4 days. Is this normal?
Exam: If you feel your vaginal discharge is different than normal then consider seeing an obgyn for an exam and testing. If you are not satisfied with your level of menstrual cycle control then consider discussing one of the many options for cycle regulation. If you are sexually active then this is very important to help prevent unplanned pregnancy ...Read more
Yes, that is normal: Occasionally teenagers will have a light flow of blood midcycle. These are due to hormonal surges. There is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I have a normal menstrual cycle every month 4-6 days, this month was only one day? I have a nova t 380 a inserted, what could be the cause?
How accurate would a hpt be 2.5 days past my normal menstrual cycle day and if taken in the evening?
Reasonably accurate: If you have very regular cycles, most home pregnancy tests would be positive when you are 2-3 days late. Best to recheck in several days, and if results are the same (positive or negative) that increases the accuracy of the test. Of course, blood pregnancy testing is the most accurate. ...Read more
Hi, I got a problem wth my menstrual cycle. Menarche at 14 (7-8 day with 3 month cycle)now my menses is every month but just spotg 1-2days. Is it normal?
Can be: It can be normal. The key is if it's regular. If it is, this may be all you will have. It does tend to vary month to month. ...Read more
Is it normal for your menstrual cycle to last longer then ten day? I am 46 the normnal seven days I am heavy but the next few day it is light had tube tie when I was 36
In: In the perimenopausal period, heavy bleeding can occur. If your periods are heavy, if they continue to last longer, or if you have any pain or clots please have an evaluation by your gynecologist. They can check your uterus to be sure you don't have fibroids causing your symptoms. Also please be sure that your pap smear is up to date. ...Read more
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I'm 24 year old with BMI of 21.5 and lh/fsh level of 8.87/7.96 on day 9 of my menstrual cycle. Is this normal? My dr put me on metformin 1700mg/day.
Not enough data: If your doctor started you on metformin, s/he must have had a reason, but just based on the facts you've given, your bmi is not high, and your lh/fsh ratio is not really abnormal either. If you are already on birth control pills, these levels could be affected. If you do go for a second opinion, make sure you bring all of your records, including your glucose levels. ...Read more
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I just had a 19 day menstrual cycle. Last month was 28 days and I had a miscarriage the month before that. Is this normal?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
It's my 5 day of my menstrual cycle, and all those 5 days I've only been spotting (I'm currently on my 2nd cycle since my IUD insertion). Normal?
Should I be worried about spotting 7dpo? I'm normally 28-30 day menstrual cycle. Had unprotected 6 days before I ovulated. We didn't even finish....
Can take a test: It is possible you are pregnant. In another week or so, try taking a home pregnancy test. Ovulation can be difficult to predict solely on the timing of menstruation since it can vary a bit from month to month. In addition, a pregnancy can occur even if the man does not ejaculate inside the vagina. If you are trying to avoid pregnancy, be sure to discuss contraceptive options with your doctor. ...Read more
I took the morning after pill... since then I've basically had my menstrual cycle for a month straight. Got a 4 day break, its started again. Normal?
Always had painful contractions on the first day of my menstrual cycle but never fever symptoms. Recently I started having fever symptom. Is it normal?
Can be: It can be normal to have some fluctuations of temperature as part of a woman's cycle. If it is cyclical, it's likely hormonal. If this is the first time, make sure there's nothing else that could be cause of fever (no body aches, severe fatigue, nausea/vomiting, etc.) it's still flu season and I wouldn't want you to not be treated for something that could be infectious, rather than hormonal. ...Read more
My menstrual cycle normally lasts 3 days, I have been off birth control for awhile but recently got back on since becoming sexually active again my most recent menstrual cycle has been going for three weeks now with one or two day breaks between. What is
Period: Bleeding for 3 weeks on bc pills. See a health practitioner. You need to change your pills. ...Read more
Is my menstrual cycle normal? One month is 24, the next 29, then 28, then 22, then 23, then 30. Why is this/is it a cause for concern?
Normal variation: The variance in the cycle lengths are a function of whether that cycle produced an egg or not. Delays in ovulation tends to lengthen a menstrual cycle. The use of hormonal contraceptive methods will end that variance. If your cycles become longer than 35 days consistently, and you are attempting pregnancy, then see a MD for assistance in ovulation. Post first period cycles are often irregular. ...Read more
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