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

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 get pregnant if I have not had my period 9 months?

Can I get pregnant if I have not had my period 9 months?

Yes: Unless you are 100% sure you are not ovulating (continuous birth control, surgery, post-menopausal, etc), there is always a chance. More importantly, see your dr to figure out why you're not having periods! ...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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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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So if i on my period now do that mean i can still get pregnant?

So if i on my period now do that mean i can still get pregnant?

Very unlikely: If you have unprotected sex at the end of your period and should ovulate within 5 days while sperm is still viable, pregnancy would be possible. This would be very unusual,however. ...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 have missed a period can I still get pregnant?

I have missed a period can I still get pregnant?

Believe so: If i understand your question the answer is 'yes, ' you canstill get pregnant, it's just that timing of ovulation may be unpredictable following the missed period. You don't give any information such as age or menstrual history, which might allow a more informative answer. ...Read more

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If I skip a period can I still get pregnant?

If I skip a period can I still get pregnant?

Yes: Unprotected inercourse can lead to a pregnancy at any time. Missing or irregular periods are no protection against a pregnancy. ...Read more

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If i get pregnant a week before my period could I still have my period?

If i get pregnant a week before my period could I still have my period?

Pregnancy: Some women bleed right after they first get pregnant , which to them looks like a period. This actually is implantation bleeding and not a real period. It also could be from an ectopic or tubal pregnancy.Do a home pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. If the bleeding is associated with severe pain be seen right away. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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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