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Girls Having Their First Period
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
Varies, average 12yo: The start of cycles is called menarche.Girls experience menarche at different ages. Factors such as race, stress, diet, genetics and weight (bmi) are all factors involved. The average age of menarche is about 12.5 years in the usa. If no cycle beyond 16 years of age, the delay is referred to as primary amenorrhea.This requires an evaluation of anatomy as well as hormonal blood tests. ...Read more
Various causes: Sometimes the persistent bleeding is the result of the period when the blood has just clotted inside the uterus and slowly breaks down and is release after the usual period. Sometimes the bleeding is a result of an abnormality such as polyps, fibroids, infection, trauma, or cancer. If it persists a doctor should be consulted. ...Read more
Some do - PMS.: Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more
Sort of: People usually ovulate 14 days later which give most people a 28 day cycle. ...Read more
First period after childbirth 6weeks after delivery now my second period is late? Normally before pregnancy periods were regular help would be good ta
I see women asking how to delay their periods for a week. What did women do before the age of hormone pills, if their periods came on wedding days?
Nothing: Menses are a normal female condition and often associated with painful cramps, which are normal also. Unfortunately, this phenomenon has been used, over the centuries, to stigmatize and shame women. I believe that disrespect and inattention that women often receive when they complain of any pain is associated with these cultural stigmatizations. ...Read more
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Started menstrual cycle about three days before my eleventh birthday, around what age will i begin experiencing menopause?
Hard to know: The average age of menopause (meaning the period stops) is about age 51, but it can occur any time from age 40 to age 55. The time when you will go through menopause is highly variable, depending on your general state of health, whether you smoke, your weight. When you started your periods is not a good predictor of when menopause will come. ...Read more
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