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How do you know your period cycle ovulation peak?

How do you know your period cycle ovulation peak?

Use an OPK kit: If you have regular cycles use an ovulation predictor kit (opk) - test between 10 am and noon, starting on day 10 of your cycle. The first morning urine is not accurate. Try the ovuquick brand (available online, get the 9 stick pack) if a drugstore test doesn't work for you. The day of a positive test and the next 2 days are your most fertile days. If you have irregular cycles see a rei specialist. ...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 you shorten your menstrual period?

How do you shorten your menstrual period?

Get on: The birth control pill. There is another non hormonal medicine named Lysteda that can shorten menses. ...Read more

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How can a doctor tell if you conceived during your menstrual cycle?

How can a doctor tell if you conceived during your menstrual cycle?

Usually : It is rare to get pregnant during your menstrual cycle as ovulation has happened 2 weeks prior to it. See if the next period is in time. If it is forget it. If not take a simple home test u buy at any drug store and check for yourself. ...Read more

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How long do you cramp before you have your menstrual cycle?

How long do you cramp before you have your menstrual cycle?

Premenstrual cramps: Can occur for one to two weeks prior to a female's period. ...Read more

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How do you calculate your next monthly period?

How do you calculate your next monthly period?

Your menstrual cycle: To calculate your menstrual cycle- the first day of your period is day #1. Then you see how long it takes to start your next period. You will usually be able to determine how many days long your cycle is. ...Read more

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How do you know when your menstrual cycle is completely off?

How do you know when your menstrual cycle is completely off?

Unclear: Do you mean when you have hit menopause? This is 6 months without a period. ...Read more

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How do you know how many days your cycle is?

How do you know how many days your cycle is?

Count: Count from the first day of a period when you start bleeding, until the first day of the next period. That is the length of your cycle. Not every woman has a regular cycle, some are irregular and shorter and longer. This is okay. ...Read more

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How do you know your ovulation days?

How do you know your ovulation days?

Difficult to say: If your cycles are irregular, it is difficult to predict ovulation. We can retrospectively tell when ovulation occurred by counting back from your menses. Your menses will always start 14 days after ovulation. It is the 1st half of the cycle that varies. Of course if you are irregular, you may not be ovulating each month. See your gyn for an evaluation and treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How do you know when your menstrual period will start and end?

How do you know when your menstrual period will start and end?

You have to: Keep track of it at your age they could be irregular or gone, you gyn can do hormone blood testing and an ultrasound to see what is going on and at yiour gae if you do not want periods anymore you can get an endometrial ablation which I do in my office on many pts- takes 8 minutes, easy gets rid of the endometrium so no ore worthless periods and it does not effect your ovarian function. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your menstrual cycle ?

Can you get pregnant on your menstrual cycle ?

It is possible: but not common. More likely if you had an extremely short menstrual cycle and had sex at the end of your period. Always use protection if not ready for pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

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How do you know when you're ovulating if your cycle is irregular?

How do you know when you're ovulating if your cycle is irregular?

Several Options: Some of our patients with irregular cycles are monitored with sonograms and hormone levels to determine the optimal time to conceive. Other patients have had success with a fertility monitor that measures estrogen, Progesterone and lh levels in the urine. Better still would be to determine why you have irregular cycles and take steps to improve your regularity. A fertility doctor may be helpful. ...Read more

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How do you know your ovulation day if you have irregular periods and bleeding?

How do you know your ovulation day if you have irregular periods and bleeding?

You don't: If you have irregular period, you will have difficult time to determine you ovulation date. Measure your BBT or using opk may help you to determine that. ...Read more

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How to count menstrural cycles?

How to count menstrural cycles?

Start w bleeding: Start counting day 1 as the first day of bleeding and the last day of the cycle is the day before you start bleeding again. ...Read more

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How can you stop your menstruation cycle?

How can you stop your menstruation cycle?

Stopping menses: Oral contraceptives can be taken so as to skip periods. Hormone containing IUDs can suppress periods. Menopause occurs between 45 and 44. ...Read more

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Do you still get your period if you have not ovulated? If so, how do you tell a difference be anovulatory cycle and ovulating cycle? Cycle is 40 days

Do you still get your period if you have not ovulated? If so, how do you tell a difference be anovulatory cycle and ovulating cycle? Cycle is 40 days

No: If you don't ovulate, you typically don't have a cycle. Having said that, there are instances where a woman will cycle even though she hasn't ovulated. Typically this happens because lining of uterus becomes so heavy/thick with tissue that it sloughs off, though not necessarily in response to hormones as in a normal cycle, but due to anatomy of lining. You can use ovulating prediction kit. ...Read more

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If you lose your virginity, do your menstrual cycles change?

If you lose your virginity, do your menstrual cycles change?

No. : Menstrual timing is controlled by an interaction of various hormones, from the ovary. Sex/intercourse will not affect that- excluding pregnancy, of course. At times though, cycles may change due to diet, stress, medications, exercise levels. ...Read more

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How can you end your period cycle early?

How can you end your period cycle early?

Really cannot: There is no method you can use to end your period early by yourself. Hormonal treatment of various kinds can sometimes end a period early. If you are having periods lasting more than 10 days, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you know when your menstruation period about to end?

How do you know when your menstruation period about to end?

When it ends: is when it ends. Typically, if you have had cycles before, you know from the day of the cycle and flow pattern to give you some idea. ...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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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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