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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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Can I have my period and still be pregnant?

Can I have my period and still be pregnant?

Yes: You can never know what vaginal bleeding is. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. They usually turn positive when you are 1 week late. If it is negative, repeat in one week. ...Read more

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Can I Still Have My Period And Be Pregnant.?

Can I Still Have My Period And Be Pregnant.?

No: If you are pregnant there is no build up of the endometrium to shed, hence you have no menses. There can be bleeding during pregnancy and this is not normal. In early pregnancy this is termed a threatened miscarriage. In later pregnancy there may be problems with the placenta, maternal or fetal vessels or labor, etc. By definition it's not menses. ...Read more

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If I got my period but I feel pregnant can I be pregnant?

Period ? pregnant: If you feel pregnant even though you got your period you may be pregnant. That is true if you had unprotected sex in that month. Do a home pregnancy test and if positive see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can i be pregnant and still get my period?

Can i be pregnant and still get my period?

Not period, bleeding: Vaginal bleeding in the first half of pregnancy is called threatened abortion - not period - and can be the harbinger of miscarriage, small baby, preterm birth, preeclampsia, or placenta previa/accreta. See your obstetrician asap if that is happening to you, take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and good luck! ...Read more

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Can i still be pregnant? Even though i got my period?

Can i still be pregnant? Even though i got my period?

Possible: While it is possible to get your period early in pregnancy, most of the time you will stop having periods once you're pregnant. A home pregnancy test can function as a screen. If you're trying to get pregnant, be sure you're taking a women's multivitamin, eating healthy and engaging in moderate exercise. Minimize alcohol and stop drinking completely if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Can i get a period and still be pregnant?

Can i get a period and still be pregnant?

See below: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Purchase a home pregnancy test. They usually become positive about the time you'd be 1 week late. If it's negative then, repeat in 1 week. ...Read more

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Can i still get a period and be pregnant?

Can i still get a period and be pregnant?

Trick question.: You may have what you think is a period and still be pregnant. If you are concerned check the hpt kit which should be clearly positive at five days after the missed period. ...Read more

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I want to get pregnant but my period is very irregular and I have cyst in my ovaries. Can i still get pregnant?

I want to get pregnant but my period is very irregular and I have cyst in my ovaries. Can i still get pregnant?

Yes: Most list an average of 6 months trying until success with a desired pregnancy.Irregular cycles may make it hard to "time" conception but nature tends to work that out if you quit worrying.If you have gone a year without success, a consultation with a fertility center by both partners would be reasonable.They can sort out issues and provide info on assisted reproduction if needed. ...Read more

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Can I still be pregnant if I have my periods?

Can I still be pregnant if I have my periods?

The simple answer is: No. If you have normal periods you cannot simultaneously be pregnant. ...Read more

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Hi, could I not be ovulating and still get my periods?

Hi, could I not be ovulating and still get my periods?

Yes: Most women tend to assume that bleeding is a period, but it isn't always. When you don't ovulate, the lining of the uterus still thickens then breaks off causing menstrual like flow. Doing this for months may result in heavy and/or prolonged bleeding. ...Read more

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Even though I got my tubes tied can I still get pregnant if I still get my periods?

Even though I got my tubes tied can I still get pregnant if I still get my periods?

No: There is no relationship between having your tubes tied and your periods. Having your tubes blocks the passage way between the ovary and the uterus. This blocks a one cell egg from reaching a one cell sperm. Your hormones continue just how they were before so your periods will not change. ...Read more

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I have had my normal period but can I still be pregnant?

I have had my normal period but can I still be pregnant?

It is possible: A true period usually eliminates the chance that you are pregnant but some pregnant women can have vaginal bleeding that looks like a period. One .example: a pelvic infection could cause bleeding while pregnant. Another would be something called "implantation bleeding" which occurs when the newly conceived embyo's placenta "takes root" and causes bleeding. You should do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Can i still get my period if i were to be 8 weeks pregnant?

Can i still get my period if i were to be 8 weeks pregnant?

No: If you are pregnant, you won't get a period. If you experience vaginal bleeding when pregnant, see your obstetrician. ...Read more

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If my period is irregular can I still get pregnant?

If my period is irregular can I still get pregnant?

Yes. : Many women with irregular periods get pregnant. If you are not able to get pregnant but desire to then you should see your ob/gyn for evaluation of the irregular periods. ...Read more

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I think I am pregnant but not sure...can I get pregnant and still get my due period before my missed period even though it was 3 days late?

I think I am pregnant but not sure...can I get pregnant and still get my due period before my missed period even though it was 3 days late?

Possibly: there can be early pregnancy bleeding that can be mistaken for a period. Get a pregnancy test immediately. If it's positive and you have bleeding, seek medical care immediately. ...Read more

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Can i be pregnant and still have my period?

Not normally: A period signifies your egg did not get fertilized and implanted, so your uterine lining is sloughing off and preparing for the next cycle. See our gyn for routine evals, or sooner if you have any concerns. ...Read more

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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