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How do i know when im ovulating when my period is late every month 1 to 15 days?

How do i know when im ovulating when my period is late every month 1 to 15 days?

It's difficult: Ovulation is 14 days prior to menses ,if your cycles are that regular it's easy.The best thing is to perhaps try to Average 3months and use an ovulation kit or temperature chart.Goodluckn ...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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I've had a sudden increase in my vaginal discharge, been having stomach aches/nausea I don't know if my period is late cause it irregular could i be pregnant?

I've had a sudden increase in my vaginal discharge, been having stomach aches/nausea I don't know if my period is late cause it irregular  could i be pregnant?

Possibly: But the best thing you could do would be to see an ob/gyn doctor. If you really think you may be preggers, get a test kit from your friendly pharmacist. ...Read more

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I have pcos and cannot know if my period is late i took 2 tests both negative. I have nausea dizziness and sore breasts. What can this be?

I have pcos and cannot know if my period is late i took 2 tests both negative. I have nausea dizziness and sore breasts. What can this be?

Premenstrual: If you have had negative pregnancy tests then it seems more likely that the sore breasts are due to cyclic hormonal changes and as for the dizziness and nausea it is possible that these are unrelated to the breast tenderness. If the dizziness and nausea is severe or persistent you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I don't know why my period is late?

I don't know why my period is late?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is some reasons why my period is late?

What is some reasons why my period is late?

Some reasons: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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20days my period is late could i pregnant?

20days my period is late could i pregnant?

Unprotected?: If you have been having unprotected sexual intercourse, you most certainly coulod be pregnant. See your GYN for a pelvic exam and pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My period is late but i'm cramping as if i'm on period. What is going on?

Couple things: If you are sexually active get a pregnancy test as this might be why you are having symptoms. Otherwise it could be you didn't ovulate this cycle and you are getting ready to have some breakthrough bleeding. If this persists see you gyn provider and if having unprotected sex consider birth control. ...Read more

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Why would it be that my period is late?

Why would it be that my period is late?

Late period: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do i feel sick because my period is late?

Do i feel sick because my period is late?

Absolutely: If you are normally like clockwork but then had a serious illness or tremendous stress it is not uncommon to skip a cycle. It is important to be sure you are not pregnant, in your case that's not too likely (:-), and if you don't get your cycle in the next month then consider seeing a doctor for evaluation. If you are always irregular then see your doctor too. ...Read more

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Hey! im wondering why my period is late..?

Many factors: Besides pregnancy, not having your period in time can be do to anovulation. This means you didn't ovulate this cycle. Anovulation can be do to many factors. A few are stress, poor nutrition, certain medications, ovarian cysts. It is common to at times have anovulation. As long as you are not pregnant you should relax and see if you go back to having regular cycles. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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