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My period is normally every 28 days for the last 2 months it's been every 24, i'm trying to get pregnant.. Is this a problem with an early cycle?

My period is normally every 28  days for the last 2  months it's been  every 24,  i'm trying to get pregnant..  Is this a problem with an early cycle?

Short cycles: 24 day cycles are still in the normal range. The ovulation may be coming earlier in the cycle than average. But if you're not pregnant within 6 months of having sex 2-3 times weekly, it would be a good idea to have some testing done. Short cycles can sometimes mean that the ovulation is "weak" ; the Progesterone hormone not high enough. Pregnitude is a supplement which may help w ovulation. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What does it mean when you have an early period then spotting two weeks later?

What does it mean when you have an early period then spotting two weeks later?

Menses: There are a number of potential causes of an early period followed by spotting 2 weeks later. The first question is does the patient have regular cycles and is this abnormal. Could she be pregnant? Another possibility is that she may be ovulating. As mentioned there are a number of potential causes which your physician can help you figure out the cause. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an early period after iui?

Is it normal to have an early period after iui?

Not related: Iui does not affect your period timing at all; unless of course you got pregnant by iui, in which case you wouldn't get your period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an early period after a pap?

Is it normal to have an early period after a pap?

Not really...: A pap smear and pelvic exam won't trigger an early menstrual period. Scraping the cervix for the pap specimen might result in slight bleeding, especially if there was infection or inflammation involving the cervix. If you're at risk for STDs, gonorrhea and chlamdyia might be a concern. Best to check back with the office where the pap was done. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you still have a period and be pregnant because the period came a week early?

Can you still have a period and be pregnant because the period came a week early?

Yes: Its not possible to be pregnant after a "true" period; however, a period that comes early may not be a period. Sometimes it is pregnancy related bleeding. It can sometimes be helpful to do a home pregnancy test after the date of your expected period. If you have a lot of pain, or very heavy bleeding, you need to see a doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Can you still get a period and be pregnant (early)?

Yes: You always have to rule out pregnancy. Get a home pregnancy test. They should turn positive about the time you're a week late. If it's negative, repeat it and call your doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have an early period with clomid (clomiphene)?

Two things: 1) you didn't get pregnant, 2) you ovulated earlier than expected. ...Read more

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I'm on birth control and might have an early period. What does that mean? I saw light spotting this morning

I'm on birth control and might have an early period. What does that mean? I saw light spotting this morning

Breakthrough bleed: Sounds like breakthrough bleeding which occurs when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on the pill. Brown is simply old blood that has been sitting at the back of the vagina. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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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