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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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How fertile are you on day 9 of your menstrual cycle?

Depends: On your cycle - if you have standard 28-day cycle with ovulation on cd 14 you would not be fertile on cd 9. If you ovulate early, you could be very fertile. ...Read more

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Could somebody be fertile without having a menstrual cycle?

Could somebody be fertile without having a menstrual cycle?

Unlikely: It would be highly unusual for someone without cycles to ovulate and get pregnant, though it does happen occasionally. ...Read more

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Are there any tips to get periods immediately? I.E. Prepone menstrual cycle?

Are there any tips to get periods immediately? I.E. Prepone menstrual cycle?

Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Depending on where you are at in your cycle, your doctor can prescribe you 5-10 days worth of Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and then when you stop the medication it will cause a cycle. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Y is IUD placed after the periods. Y not anytime during the menstrual cycle.

Y is IUD placed after the periods. Y not anytime during the menstrual cycle.

Place during cycle: I usually place the iud during the the period, one to make sure you are not pregnant and also it is a little easier when you are on the period. ...Read more

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I am 17 and my menstrual cycle isn't regular. I've my periods every 3 months. Is it fine if this happens?

I am 17 and my menstrual cycle isn't regular. I've my periods every 3 months. Is it fine if this happens?

Maybe okay: At 17, the communication between your pituitary gland that tells your ovaries what hormones to make is still maturing. It's possible that this is why your periods are irregular. It's also possible that extremes of weight such as too thin or too heavy can be a cause as well. Thyroid can also play a role. At some point, maybe by 18, if you're periods aren't regular, make an appt with gynecologist. ...Read more

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M 28 years old unmarried female.My menstrual cycle is of 28 days.This time my periods are late by 11 days.Otherwise regular.What should I do?

M 28 years old unmarried female.My menstrual cycle is of 28 days.This time my periods are late by 11 days.Otherwise regular.What should I do?

Delayed period: If you are concerned about possibly being pregnant, then get a home pregnancy test kit from your pharmacy and follow the directions. These home tests are very accurate when done correctly, and doing the test following a missed is the best time. No need to wait and wonder. ...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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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more