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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 Still Be Pregnant After Having My Period.?

Can I Still Be Pregnant After Having My Period.?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Can it be possible that I still can be pregnant after my period come on after a short period last month im 37 what mite be going with my body I cramp so bad?

Can it be possible that I still can be pregnant after my period come on after a short period last month im 37 what mite be going with my body I cramp so bad?

Yes: Occasionally when pregnant you can have menstrual cycles of any type during an early pregnancy. Bad cramping can be related to abnormal pregnancies such as ectopic pregnancies, infection, or cysts on an ovary with or without pregnancy. At 37 this can all be caused by uterine fibroids. Fibroids are noncancerous lumps within the uterine muscle. Important to see a doctor. ...Read more

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How come i have my period on May 14 when my last one was on april 21 and we have unprotected intercourse on May 9. Can i still be pregnant after?

How come i have my period on May 14 when my last one was on april 21 and we have unprotected intercourse on May 9. Can i still be pregnant after?

Irregular menses yes: Irregular menses are very common in young women. While it's less likely to become pregnant 5 days after your menses, it's not impossible if you engage in unprotected sex. So if you don't want to have a baby, start using some form of birth control. And if you don't want a sexually transmitted disease/infection, make him wrap it up by wearing a condom each & every time. ...Read more

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Can i still be pregnant after - hpts and beta test (last week before my period was due)? My hCG was 3 but - and hpts are all - but af is 5 days late?

Can i still be pregnant after - hpts and beta test (last week before my period was due)? My hCG was 3 but - and hpts are all - but af is 5 days late?

Time & technique: It appears that all of the pregnancy tests may have been too early. Did you perform hpt 4-5 days after the missed period? If you did, did you use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test. If you did all that the hpt was negative, you are not likely to be pregnant. If you have not had your period, you may wish to repeat hpt; use first morning urine and follow the instructions. ...Read more

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Tingling nipples on day 5 and 6 of cycle, can I still be pregnant after a period which wasnt as heavy as normal? Stomach also hard??

Tingling nipples on day 5 and 6 of cycle, can I still be pregnant after a period which wasnt as heavy as normal? Stomach also hard??

Pregnanct: it is possible but the hardening of the stomach is a red herring ie doesnt fit in the picture after such a short time; needs further evaluation by ob/gyn ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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