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Fertile Period In Menstrual Cycle
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
Probably day 9 to 11: If you are a healthy woman and you menstruate regularly every 23 days, you are likely to ovulate about 12 to 14 days before the onset of your menstrual bleeding, which would correspond to about day 9 to 11 of your cycles. Keeping a record of your basal body temperature over 2 to 3 cycles or asking your Gyn for an ovulation kit may be better ways to tell "when you ovulate". ...Read more
See you MD: There are many different reasons for a change in menstrual cycle including ovulation. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical conditions like thyroid disease and diabetes, life stress, strenuous exercise, and eating disorders are a few things which can affect the menses. A blood pregnancy test may be considered. ...Read more
Reason: +lh surge, sex during ovulation "window", missed period 16 days? Period day 16. Why the delay in menstruation if LH surge detected mid cycle?
Several posibilities: You may have had an early spontaneous abortion, may be pregnant and still menstruating because more than one ovum implanted unfertilized, or other explanations possible. You can get a urine test strip for pregnancy from your friendly pharmacist. Good luck. If this regulates itself, no problem. If recurs, see an ob/gyn doctor. ...Read more
No: Periods so close together indicate a hormone imbalance. If she is weak as well she may be iron deficient and may need vitamin d. With healthy food, 7 1/2 to 8 hours sleep, a good prenatal vitamin with methyl folate and methyl cobalamine, movement through the day and good stress management, her cycle may lengthen and ovulation occur regularly. ...Read more
Missed period and now spotting very light pink discharge. My menstrual cycle is very regular, 27 day cycle. Never missed a period before. Pregnant?
Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred) or 1 week after having a "weird" period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate if persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more
Possibility of conceiving late in luteal phase? (1-2 days before next expected period or day of expected period) too late in cycle?
Yes: Usually conception is mid cycle, not just prior to an expected period, provided cycles are fairly regular. ...Read more
Irreg period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Yes: One change in dates alters the whole cycle for that month and subsequent months. ...Read more
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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