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20 year old female, menstrual cycle has dropped from 33 days in length in February to just 11 days this time. What could be causing this?

20 year old female, menstrual cycle has dropped from 33 days in length in February to just 11 days this time. What could be causing this?

Lack of ovulation: In cycles where ovulation has not occurred, the period loses its clock and this can last for several cycles where the time between periods can remain messed up and vary greatly. ...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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First, sorry for my weak english. I have a question for my menstrual cycle. I know that the best menstrual cycle is every 28 days, but my mrnstrual cycle is every 33 or 36 or sometimes till 40 days. I have to mention that I am 23 years old. So I think it

First, sorry for my weak english. I have a question for my menstrual cycle. I know that the best menstrual cycle is every 28 days, but my mrnstrual cycle is every 33 or 36 or sometimes till 40 days. I have to mention that I am 23 years old. So I think it

Pls finish question: Hi! There is no "best" cycle. 28-day cycle is the average with normal being from 21 to 35 days. If your cycles are 33-36 days but pretty regular they are probably ovulatory but if they are more irregular then ovulation may not be occurring which is not a health problem unless you are trying to get pregnant. So it depends on what exactly bothers you about your periods. (your english is fine!) ...Read more

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Is it normal for menstrual cycle length sometimes vary from 27 to 43 days? The median length is about 33 days. Thank you!

Is it normal for menstrual cycle length sometimes vary from 27 to 43 days? The median length is about 33 days. Thank you!

Yes: For many women this is a relatively normal pattern. The key is to monitor for any changes that are different relative to your normal ...Read more

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I'm 31 years old, and my husband is 33. I am overweight being 5'10" and 285 lbs, but my husband and I having proactively been TTC for 4 months now. Despite my weight, since I've had a menstrual cycle, it has never skipped a beat (average cycle 28 days).

I'm 31 years old, and my husband is 33. I am overweight being 5'10" and 285 lbs, but my husband and I having proactively been TTC for 4 months now. Despite my weight, since I've had a menstrual cycle, it has never skipped a beat (average cycle 28 days).

Anovulation?: Just because periods are occurring monthly, ovulation is not guaranteed. Your first step is to determine presumptive ovulation with a Basal Body Temperature chart or Ovulation Predictor kit. If no success by one year for conception consider seeing a Fertility MD for both of you. (GYN for you Urologist or FP for him). Ovulation can be severely inhibited by your obesity. ...Read more

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I am 33 yrs old. Miscarried at 10th week. Underwent D and C procedure. Any risks to conceive after 1 menstrual cycle or should I wait for 2-3 cycles?

I am 33 yrs old. Miscarried at 10th week. Underwent D and C procedure. Any risks to conceive after 1 menstrual cycle or should I wait for 2-3 cycles?

Depends: Have they checked your Hemoglobin or Hematocrit levels? After a D&C for miscarriage it's possible to have anemia (low hemoglobin levels in blood). Symptoms of anemia are dizziness, fatigue, fainting episodes, fast heart rate. If you feel completely fine then waiting only one menstrual cycle should be fine. If you are having symptoms of anemia then wait 2-3 cycles. ...Read more

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What causes an abnormal menstrual cycle? I am a healthy 33 year old female. I don't smoke, do drugs or drink. I have two children (12 and 10) both normal births. I have only one sexual partner (my husband) who had a vasectomy about 8 years ago. I have had

What causes an abnormal menstrual cycle? I am a healthy 33 year old female. I don't smoke, do drugs or drink. I have two children (12 and 10) both normal births. I have only one sexual partner (my husband) who had a vasectomy about 8 years ago. I have had

I: I can understand your concern as that is a very unusual menstrual cycle. Please take a pregnancy test to be sure that isn't the cause, but it sounds unlikely. Please have your thyroid hormones checked to be sure you are not hypothyroid. It is also important to be sure you are receiving adequate nutrition, as patient's with malnutrition can have irregular cycles. That is a very long time to go without a period so I advise that you do see a gynecologist and have this completely evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a d+c bc of prolonged menstrual period. 33 days after I got my period, today is day 3, day 1 was almost nothing, but day 2 and 3 a lot in toilet

I had a d+c bc of prolonged menstrual period. 33 days after I got my period, today is day 3, day 1 was almost nothing, but day 2 and 3 a lot in toilet

See details: Assuming that you are not pregnant, d&c's rarely provide long term correction of bleeding problems. They are helpful at stopping bleeding quickly and diagnosing some endometrial disorders, but they will not correct bleeding from hormonal disorders or structural causes such as polyps and fibroids. I would recommend additional evaluation if a specific cause has not been determined. ...Read more

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My last menstrual period was on november 12th, 2012. I have a 33 long cycle. What's my exact due date?

My last menstrual period was on november 12th, 2012. I have a 33 long cycle. What's my exact due date?

August 19th: Based only on the information you provided -- your last period your due date is august 19th. Hopefully you have had prenatal care and a sonogram. If so your doctor will be able to give you a more accurate due date. Since your are likely due now this is very important to clarify. ...Read more

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I am currently pregnant. My last menstrual period was June 7-June 11, 2015. Based on this date my due date is 3/13/16, although my cycles are typically 31-33 days. I've had three ultrasounds so far. One on 7/30/15 (7 weeks) with a due date of 3/14/16. One

I am currently pregnant. My last menstrual period was June 7-June 11, 2015. Based on this date my due date is 3/13/16, although my cycles are typically 31-33 days. I've had three ultrasounds so far. One on 7/30/15 (7 weeks) with a due date of 3/14/16. One

Due date 3/13/16: Your question is cut off, but I just wanted to say that the due date from your period matches up very well with your ultrasound done at 7 weeks, indicating that the due date of 3/13/16 is accurate. The earliest ultrasound is the best one to confirm due date. Every ultrasound the "due date" may show slightly different based on the size of the baby, but we don't change from the original due date. ...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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How fertile are you on day 9 of your menstrual cycle?

Depends: On your cycle - if you have standard 28-day cycle with ovulation on cd 14 you would not be fertile on cd 9. If you ovulate early, you could be very fertile. ...Read more

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What day of your menstrual cycle are you most fertile?

Middle of the cycle: 14 days before your period usually so if your cycles are 28 days apart 28-14 =14 if 35 days apart 35-14=21. ...Read more

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If I have a 28 day menstrual cycle, when will I ovulate?

If I have a 28 day menstrual cycle, when will I ovulate?

Ovulation: Ovulation occurs 14 days prior to the first day of bleeding. Therefore, in your 28 day cycle ovulation occurs on cycle day 14 counting first day of bleeding as the first day of your cycle. A perfect, consistent 28 day cycle is not necessarily the norm. Most have a range of cycle lengths, say 26-29 days. Ovulation then occurs in the interval of cycle days 12-15. ...Read more

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Can estrogen levels be checked on day 22 of the menstrual cycle?

Can estrogen levels be checked on day 22 of the menstrual cycle?

Not really: You could check it but there is no way to interpret the results. It is very rare to need to check estrogen levels in a young woman. ...Read more

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Day 1 of menstrual cycle can it be half brown, half red day one?

Day 1 of menstrual cycle can it be half brown, half red day one?

Yes, that is fine.: It may be a mix of older and not so old blood. ...Read more

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33/34 day menstral cycle. What would be the average day of ovulation?

33/34 day menstral cycle. What would be the average day of ovulation?

Day 19 - 20: Generally, ovulation occurs approximately 14 days prior to the onset of bleeding. ...Read more

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How much blood does the average woman lose during her menstrual cycle in a day?

How much blood does the average woman lose during her menstrual cycle in a day?

Avg blood loss: For a cycle is 35 ml, range 10-80 so it depends how many days your cycles are if you are worried it is too much see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can having protected sex almost every day make a woman miss her menstrual cycle?

Can having protected sex almost every day make a woman miss her menstrual cycle?

See below: If a woman does not become pregnant, having vaginal intercourse is not likely to cause her to miss her period. ...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