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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 having protected sex almost every day make a woman miss her menstrual cycle?

Can having protected sex almost every day make a woman miss her menstrual cycle?

See below: If a woman does not become pregnant, having vaginal intercourse is not likely to cause her to miss her period. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle is 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 30 days long but I don't miss a month. It is hard to know when I am ovulating. Is my cycle normal?

My menstrual cycle is 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 30 days long but I don't miss a month. It is hard to know when I am ovulating. Is my cycle normal?

Probably normal: One regularity of menstrual cycle is its irregularity. THIS is probably normal. However Potential causes could be low thyroid and female hormonal imbalance. These can be checked easily by your PCP OR GYNECOLOGIST ...Read more

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Can Lamictal change your menstral cycle, Can it cause it to be late or missed?

Can Lamictal change your menstral cycle, Can it cause it to be late or missed?

Yes, it can: Less serious common side effect of the Lamicatal is changes in the menstrual periods. Call your PCP for medical advice and more information. Take care. ...Read more

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Hello My last actual menstrual cycle was on 5/20/16. I missed it on 6/20/16.On 7/4/16 I started spotting but only in the mornings?

Hello My last actual menstrual cycle was on 5/20/16. I missed it on 6/20/16.On 7/4/16 I started spotting but only in the mornings?

Some thoughts...: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… A urine preg. Test is very accurate at 3 weeks after sex, or 1 week after starting a "weird" period. ...Read more

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Can Lamictal change your menstral cycle, cause it to be late or missed? (I am not pregant, still a virgin.)

Yes, it can: Less serious common side effect of the Lamicatal is changes in the menstrual periods. Call your PCP for medical advice and more information. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a menstrual cycle while on loestrin birth control?

Is it normal to miss a menstrual cycle while on loestrin birth control?

Yes it happens: Because the estrogen has been lowered in our current pills, some women will skip a withdrawal period while taking the "fake" pills at the end of a pack (about 2% of the time). Please do a pregnancy test before starting a new pack to confirm you're not pregnant (5% of women do get pregnant each year who use the pill). If its negative then you can proceed with your next package of pills. ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a menstrual period after a hgs test?

Is it normal to miss a menstrual period after a hgs test?

Yes: It can be normal to miss a period after an hsg test. Depending on where you were at in your cycle when you had the hsg, in addition what were the reasons you were having the hsg? Often women's fertility is increased after getting an hsg, so keep that in mind in case you are trying to get pregnant, or trying to avoid getting pregnant. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can taking amoxicillin make you miss your menstrual period?

Can taking amoxicillin make you miss your menstrual period?

No it will not: No Amoxicillin will have no effect on your menstrual periods, but because Amoxicillin is used for infections and infections can be stressful and cause stress and anxiety, you may miss your perioddo a home pregnancy test and if not pregnant wait for periods to return or see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Please I have fibroid and I miss my menstrual period 3 days now. And feel hardness in my stomach please what should I do?

Please I have fibroid and I miss my menstrual period 3 days now. And feel hardness in my stomach please what should I do?

Take test, follow up: Do you know how large the fibroid is? Sometimes they are large enough to feel like a pregnant uterus and they can be quite hard. They can also complicate pregnancies. So if you have not gotten your menses take a pregnancy test. Either way follow up with your OB/GYN for further advice. ...Read more

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What happens when you have missed menstral cycle?

It depends on reason: Can you be pregnant? Did you only miss one menstrual cycle? Are you using hormonal contraception? There are many normal and not worrisome reasons. There are also many other reasons. Please contact your physician for follow up. ...Read more

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Have missed my menstural cycle in nov, the date was 15 i.E last cycle I got on 15 october 2013, which lasted for 7 days...No symptoms experience?

Have missed my menstural cycle in nov, the date was 15 i.E last cycle I got on 15 october 2013, which lasted for 7 days...No symptoms experience?

Please Clarify: If I am reading this confusing question correctly you are wondering if you are pregnant. But, you have not tested. Please re-ask this question after you take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Why is it when I miss a menstual cycle that I get boils white, obese female 51 yrs. Of age?

Why is it when I miss a menstual cycle that I get boils white, obese female 51 yrs. Of age?

Hormone imbalance.: Skipping a period indicates inadequate production of Progesterone hormone, and this may allow to an excessive amount of estrogen- and predispose to boils. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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