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Why can't i test thyroid during menstruation?

Why can't i test thyroid during menstruation?

You can: The TSH can be drawn at any time during the menstrual cycle. If that is not normal then additional blood tests may be needed - they can also be done irrespective of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

Menstruation (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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Is it fine to test TSH during menstruation?

Is it fine to test TSH during menstruation?

Yes: Tsh level is not affected by your menstrual cycle although abnormal thyroid function can influence your cycle. ...Read more

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Why high body temp during menstruation?

Why high body temp during menstruation?

Basal body temp: After ovulation, your core body temperature actually increases about a degree. This stays elevated and then comes back down during your period. This is one explanation. The other thing that might be going on is a version of hotflashes related to decreasing estrogen levels that occur during your period. ...Read more

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Is it okay to.Undergo sex during.Menstruation?

Is it okay to.Undergo sex during.Menstruation?

Yes: One can have sexual intercourse during menses. Encourage use of protection every time you have sex if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation ?

Do teenagers need to feel strong pain during menstruation ?

Menstrual cramps : No one should suffer from menstrual cramps, if your period is regular, you can take ibuprofen oe aleve (naproxen) starting 1 day prior to the start of your period, that might help prevent & alleviate the pain. Talk to your doctor regrding the proper dose for you. Good luck . ...Read more

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Can we walk during menstruation?

Can we walk during menstruation?

Yes: The process is natural and should not be used as an excuse to alter a persons normal routine. ...Read more

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Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Do ovaries swell during menstruation?

Ovary: ovary swell and release egg during mid female menstrual cycle; 2nd half of cycle the corpus luteum, old egg site dries up. if egg is fertilized by sperm in mid cycle in fallopian tube, the corpus luteum supports Progesterone for pregnancy... ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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