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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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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 get pregnant if i have sex on my period?

Can i get pregnant if i have sex on my period?

No.: It is not possible to get pregnant if you have sex while menstruating. BUT one must be absolutely sure that they are menstruating and not having bleeding from some other cause. ...Read more

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I am trying to get pregnant by my husband I came on my period on May 3 do you still think I am ovulating?

I am trying to get pregnant by my husband I came on my period on May 3 do you still think I am ovulating?

Ovulation: Do an LH kit for ovulation starting day 10 through day 14 of your cycle. Most women ovulate around day 14 or 13 days from the first day of your period. Your ovulation most likely was May 16-17. ...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 i didn't get my period this month am i pregnant?

If i didn't get my period this month am i pregnant?

Pregnant?: You may or maynot be pregnant. Start testing with home kit for urine pregnancy test. These test are very accurate if taken after a period is missed. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if I am on the pill and three days after my period I have unprotected sex?

Can i get pregnant if I am on the pill and three days after my period I have unprotected sex?

Possible ...: ... But unlikely. When taken properly, the pill is very effective. Also three days after the cessation of your period is not the best timing if you are trying to get pregnant. If you are concerned that you are pregnant, consult your doctor and check a pregnancy test. Be careful, you only get one body. Take good care of it. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant if I have sex right after my period how i will i know?

Can i get pregnant if I have sex right after my period how i will i know?

Calendar Method: Depends a lot upon the duration of your period & the overall length of your menstrual cycle. Sperm can survive 5-7days within a woman; an egg survives 24hours. For women who have a very short cycle & long period, you potentially could be having sex very close to when you are ovulating. Try to avoid sex from cycle day 8-20 (the first day of period is day one of your cycle) to be safe. ...Read more

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Can I still get pregnant if I have sex while i'm on my period?

Can I still get pregnant if I have sex while i'm on my period?

Best time: The best time during your cycle that assures you that you are not going to get pregnant is during your period. ...Read more

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I have been trying to get pregnant and I just got my period 2 weeks early? What should i do

I have been trying to get pregnant and I just got my period 2 weeks early? What should i do

Early menses: If bleeding started today then this is cycle day one. Have well timed intercourse; over the cycle days that you could ovulate, (for example cycle length 24-28days, ovulate between cycle days 10-14, have intercourse cycle days 9-15 to cover the interval of time you ovulate. ) take daily vitamins. Eat healthy and well. Exercise, adequate rest. Drink water. Stop drinking soda. Call your mom/family. ...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 get pregnant while im on my period?

Can i get pregnant while im on my period?

Possibly: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Home pregnancy tests become positive at about the time you'd be one week late. Perform one then and repeat in a week it it's negative. ...Read more

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A week before i was to get my period, i had brown spotting. I was supposed to get my period thursday and i still have not gotten it. Am i pregnant?

A week before i was to get my period, i had brown spotting. I was supposed to get my period thursday and i still have not gotten it. Am i pregnant?

Brown = old blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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If i have unprotected friday can i know if i am pregnant on monday.

If i have unprotected friday can i know if i am pregnant on monday.

No: That would be too soon for a UPT to detect pregnancy. That being said, if it did come back positive, then you are pregnant, but a negative test would not be reassuring in the least. ...Read more

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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