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How do I know if my first period coming?

How do I know if my first period coming?

Menarche: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...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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How do I know if this is my period girls help?

Would help: If you were a bit more descriptive in your question. A period usually occurs two weeks after ovulation in the "normal" setting. Ultiamtely, an obgyn will be most helpful. ...Read more

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How do i know if im getting my period or is it pregnancy signs?

How do i know if im getting my period or is it pregnancy signs?

Pregnancy: if you miss your period then check a pregnancy test, home yeasts are accurate. If your period starts then you are not pregnant. Even then if you are concerned about pregnancy you can always check a test. ...Read more

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What can I do if my period is really late and i don't know why im having cramps. Is it pms?

What can I do if my period is really late and i don't know why im having cramps. Is it pms?

See your doc: If your period is more than two weeks late and you are having painful cramping, it is time to see your doctor. These symptoms could indicate pregnancy, an infection, or another medical issue. ...Read more

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How do I know if i missed my period?

How do I know if i missed my period?

MIssed Periods: This question appears self evident: if you did not get your period when you expected it you have missed your period. This situation means you need to find out why your period did not start on time. ...Read more

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How do I know if my period cramps are normal?

How do I know if my period cramps are normal?

Variable.: Everyone's pain tolerance is different. Here are some questions i ask to see if the cramping is normal. Are you able to go to work or school when you have your period? Do over-the-counter pain medications like midol or Motrin help your pain when taken at the recommended doses? If you answer no to either then your period cramping may be excessive. ...Read more

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What happens if I get no pre menstrual symptoms- how do I know when my period will come?

What happens if I get no pre menstrual symptoms- how do I know when my period will come?

Calendar: Without having any symptoms of an impending period a woman will have to rely on a calendar to narrow down the time frame during which she menses will start. Keeping a menstrual calendar, jotting down the days that she is on her period, will help a woman determine, how long her cycles are, and when she is likely to come on again. ...Read more

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How do I know im pregnant if my cycle has already happened?

Test: A pregnancy test, is really the only way you are going to know if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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How do I know if it was my period, or implantation spotting/bleeding?

How do I know if it was my period, or implantation spotting/bleeding?

Implantation: Spotting is at the time of implantation which is usually before your period and not as heavy , but you can do a blood quantitaive bhcg which measures down to 5 miu which will be + before the missed period. ...Read more

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How do I know if im ovulating? My menstruation is irregular..

How do I know if im ovulating? My menstruation is irregular..

Check out these: Links. Follow up with ur gyn. Take care! http://www.webmd.com/baby/healthtool-ovulation-calculator. http://americanpregnancy.org/gettingpregnant/understandingovulation.html. http://www.m.webmd.com/women/tc/missed-or-irregular-periods-topic-overview. ...Read more

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What to do if i was wondering how do you know when your period starts?

What to do if i was wondering how do you know when your period starts?

First period: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). Bleeding is when you can really know that your period has begun. ...Read more

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Hello i need help you know how you get your period every month i think i missed mine last month can fingering cause that i dont do it anymore?

Hello i need help you know how you get your period every month i think i missed mine last month can fingering cause that i dont do it anymore?

No: Many factors can change and effect your period. If semen gets near or in the vagina this can lead to pregnancy which can cause a missed period. If you are just doing " fingering" this will not cause a pregnancy. Changes in hormones, stress, medical conditions, malnutrition,....can all effect your period. Follow up with a doctor to figure out why you are not getting period ...Read more

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I did a pregnancy test and itno was negative how ever I still don't know why I miss my period last month. How is that possible?

I did a pregnancy  test and itno was negative  how ever I still don't know  why I miss my period last month.  How is that possible?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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If I dont know exactly what day I think I got pregnant how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

If I dont know exactly what day I think I got pregnant how long should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

Pregnancy Testing: When you miss a period. If you have a period you do not need to do a pregnancy test. The morning after the first day of a missed period is when the urine test should be valid. ...Read more

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How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

How do I know if I conceived before a missed period?

You don't: The chemicals that trigger any pregnancy symptoms and a positive pregnancy test are generated by the conception mass after it attaches to the womb. This takes time. The chemicals are usually present in enough quantity to turn a urine pregnancy test positive about two weeks after conception. An early morning urine is often more concentrated and more sensitive. ...Read more

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What can I do if my period is late, anyone know why?

Pregnancy or.....: Pregnancy may be the most common reason. Other reasons include hormone imbalances (polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid disease, pituitary problems, eating disorders). Sometimes caused by stress, but don't assume that's it. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more