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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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I have a painful recurring rash that blisters and crusts over that flares up when my diet is poor or around my menstral period whichever comes firstIH?

I have a painful recurring rash that blisters and crusts over that flares up when my diet is poor or around my menstral period whichever comes firstIH?

Limited information: Since you don't say where this rash is, if it goes away completely, or if the location varies, I can only speculate. Certainly consider the possibility of a herpes infection and get checked. ...Read more

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My period is irregular again. Why? For the passed two years my menstrual cycle came every single month. And then all of a sudden i missed it for 2 months. During those two months i had sex for the first time and iwas really worried. After those two months

My period is irregular again. Why? For the passed two years my menstrual cycle came every single month. And then all of a sudden i missed it for 2 months. During those two months i had sex for the first time and iwas really worried. After those two months

There : There are other reasons besides pregnancy that can cause a woman to miss a period such as: stress, diet, excessive exercise, illness or a hormone imbalance such as with a thyroid disorder or poly cystic ovarian syndrome. You should contact you doctor to discuss your irregular cycle and your other symptoms. With your symptoms, you should have your thyroid levels checked at least. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it normal to pass large clots of blood during my period? Usually my menstrual cycle starts out light and then is very heavy for about 2 days. The blood is so heavy that trying to use a tampon is useless. During those days, I have rather large blood c

Is it normal to pass large clots of blood during my period? Usually my menstrual cycle starts out light and then is very heavy for about 2 days.  The blood is so heavy that trying to use a tampon is useless.  During those days, I have rather large blood c

Your : Your periods sound very heavy. No, it is not normal to pass large clots. I don't know your age, but there are stages of life when periods do get heavier. If you are passing large clots, then you need a gynecological evaluation. Be sure that you are up to date on your pap smear. If you have lightheadedness, fainting, or are soaking greater than 3 pads an hour, then you need emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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What does severe cramps and vomiting during menstrual cycle mean? Is seven days normal for period?

What does severe cramps and vomiting during menstrual cycle mean? Is seven days normal for period?

Effects of hormones: The uterus releases a lot of chemicals that cause these symptoms. You might try birth control pill which generally make these symptoms better. ...Read more

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Could women still be more attractive during the ovulating period of their menstrual cycle even on birth control?

Could women still be more attractive during the ovulating period of their menstrual cycle even on birth control?

No: If you assume women are more arrtractive in menses, then they are not necessarily so on the pill. The pill prevents ovulation and all the hormonal change that go with it.. ...Read more

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Why my chest pains are more often before and during period and they are reduced in the middle time of menstrual cycle? Hormone related?

Why my chest pains are more often before and during period and they are reduced in the middle time of menstrual cycle? Hormone related?

Yes: Certainly your observation suggests that. We know many non-pelvic symptoms are related to the menstrual cycle. Many women get arrhythmias (palpitations) at different times of the month. Sleep disturbance, headaches, appetite, fluid retention, mood, etc are all related. Why not chest pain? ...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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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more