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Breaking The Cycle
Is the end of your menstrual cycle the end of your period? At the end of your period is that a new cycle started? I'm on birth control too.
Synonyms : Not sure exactly what you are asking. The end of your period is when you stop bleeding. Day 1 is the first day of bleeding. The start of one period until the start of the next one is one menstrual cycle. You are on the pill though so your body is not going through the typical hormone changed one has when not on the pill. ...Read more
When in the ovulation cycle does the thick jelly like substance appear? When your body expells that, is it the beginning middle or the end of the cycle?
What are the hormones involved in regulating the menstrual cycle in females if the egg is fertilized?
On Period: Technically, the menstrual cycle starts on the first day of the period. Most women are menstruating during part or all of the first 6 days of the menstrual cycle. Menstruation is the shedding of the uterine lining. After menstruation, the uterus must re-generate the uterine lining in preparation for ovulation around day 14. Best wishes! ...Read more
Doubtful: anything is possible, but that's quite unlikely ...Read more
14 days before mense: The egg is released by ovulation which typically occurs 14 days before your next expected period. In a classic 28 days cycle, this is day 14. In irregular cycles, it can be impossible to predict. Checking basal temperatures, cervical mucus and urine ovulation tests can help to pin down timing. There are programs on line to help you or ask your doctor for advice. ...Read more
Loss of virginity: Hymen rupture usually caused by vaginal penetration & somtimes from trauma, horseback riding or tampon insertion. Bleeding, usually minor occurs at time of hymen tearing, is mild, localised to vaginal opening, usually occurs only once & blood is bright red. Menstrual cyle bleeding recurs monthly, blood flow usually more copious & dark red in color & pain is higher up in pelis or low abdomen. ...Read more
Is it wrong to start Clomid (clomiphene) in the spotting of continuous bleeding (without blood flow) phase before the start of blood flow phase of menstrual cycle?
No one answer: Clomid (clomiphene) can be given during numerous time periods after the first menstrual bleed. This is up to the physician but in general the amount of bleeding does not matter per say. Typically Clomid (clomiphene) can be given 3 to 5 days after the first sign of menstrual bleeding. Some women only spot and some have heavy flow. So it would be Ok to give Clomid (clomiphene) if you only spot during day 3 or 4. Again this is up to doc ...Read more
Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
The ovary: You may not believe it but the ovary controls the cycle. The brain hormones are actually passive to the ovarian hormones. The physiology is complicated but if we were to give the same rain hormone pulses every hour then the ovary would control the pituitary hormones and ovulation would occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the chances of fertilization 10 days after the 1st day of the start of menstrual bleeding?
Possible: Can't say for certain, but it's possible. Day 10 is definitely on the early side, but i've seen pregnancies from cd 10 ovulations as monitored by ultrasound. ...Read more
Midcyle bleeding: Midcycle bleeding or spotting can be associated with ovulation. It depends upon the amount of bleeding (usually a small amount), and the length of time that it lasts. If only a small amount for a day or two it is probably not significant. If it persists and is heavy I suggest a gyn appt. ...Read more