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How long does a female continue to grow after starting her menstrual cycle?

How long does a female continue to grow after starting her menstrual cycle?

Averages is 2 years: The average is about 2 years more but may differ from persos to person. ...Read more

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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As a female gets older, does her menstrual cycle getting heavier and longer,if it was not so before? Just curious

As a female gets older, does her menstrual cycle getting heavier and longer,if it was not so before? Just curious

Possible: Women respond in many different ways when they are approaching menopause. Some women get heavier bleeding some lighter. Some women get very irregular periods and some just stop having periods. Everyone is different. In any case if bleeding is severe a visit to the doctor is a good idea to make sure there is no anemia or other problem ...Read more

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As a female gets older,does her menstrual cycle gets heavier an longer, even if it was not so before? Just concerned

As a female gets older,does her menstrual cycle gets heavier an  longer, even if it was not so before? Just concerned

Menses: A menstrual cycle will change just as a body will change as it ages. Periods can be heavier or lighter. Painful or no pain at all. Even earlier or later. This is all normal. A normal cycle is 21-45 days. Lasting 2-7 days ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle has came on time every 28 days since the onset. This year, it has been coming every 23 days instead. Why? Aa female, 34, no kids

My menstrual cycle has came on time every 28 days since the onset. This year, it has been coming every 23 days instead. Why? Aa female, 34, no kids

Hormones: Your pituitary makes precursor hormones that tell your ovary when and how much estrogen and Progesterone to make, which determines the length of your cycle. Cycles do change over time. So long as no pituitary or thyroid problem, then change in cycle is due solely to changes in natural hormone production. Birth control pills can help regulate to 28 days, but unnecessary if that's only concern. ...Read more

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I have an irregular menstrual cycle that occurs every two weeks, thats been like this for a while, what could be wrong? I am the only female in my family that this happens to

I have an irregular menstrual cycle that occurs every two weeks, thats been like this for a while, what could be wrong? I am the only female in my family that this happens to

You : You could have anovulation, a polyp or growth in the uterus or cervic, or perhaps uterine fibroids. A starting point in the evaluation is often an ultrasound that will demonstrate the polyps or fibroids, perhaps a follicular ovarian cyst or polycystic ovaries. ...Read more

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I'm forty six and femal. Is it normal to bleed for three weeks when having a menstrual cycle?

I'm forty six and femal. Is it normal to bleed for three weeks when having a menstrual cycle?

No, not normal: This is not normal and you need to see a GYN MD soon to have it evaluated as anemia (low blood level) can easily occur over time. ...Read more

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20 year old female, menstrual cycle has dropped from 33 days in length in February to just 11 days this time. What could be causing this?

20 year old female, menstrual cycle has dropped from 33 days in length in February to just 11 days this time. What could be causing this?

Lack of ovulation: in cycles where ovulation has not occurred, the period loses its clock and this can last for several cycles where the time between periods can remain messed up and vary greatly. ...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