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If you know you aren't preggo and your cycle is late, how do you know when starting again?

If you know you aren't preggo and your cycle is late, how do you know when starting again?

See below: Depends on how late your cycle is.....It is normal for your cycle to be late upto a week since normal cycles fluctuate. Definitely do your pregnancy test, if negative then see your gynecologist to rule other reasons for delayed periods which could be most commonly hormonal or thyroid problems. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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


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How do you tell when your next period is if you are irregular?

How do you tell when your next period is if you are irregular?

You can't: But you can get on meds to make them regular after having a proper workup , please see your ob. ...Read more

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How do you know when you are going to get your period?

How do you know when you are going to get your period?

Your 1st period: Menarche usually occurs between ages 11 & 13 in the us. However for some their period could start as early as age 9 & for others not until 16. Before you have a period, you will have noticed breast development, pubic hair & white to yellowish vaginal discharge. Before the first period a girl may feel bloated, develop cramps in legs or abdomen & feel moody (depressed or anxious). ...Read more

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How do you know if your ovulating when you don't get your period?

How do you know if  your ovulating when you don't get your period?

No wasy way: As a rule of thumb if you have no period you dont ovulate . Very rarely you can ovulate and not get a period or a very light one. Best way to asses ovulation is an ovulation kit. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnant?

How do you know if your pregnant?

Symptoms/Test: One may never know they are pregnant till delivering. I delivered one of them! however, pregnancy usually is accompanied with nausea, a feeling of the flu, breast tenderness, pelvic fullness and a change in discharge, missed period(s) and perhaps some pelvic pain or discomfort. The real test is a home pregnancy test or a urine or blood test at your doctor's office. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnant?

How do you know if your pregnant?

Urine test: Go to the pharmacy, not the er, and buy a pregnancy test for around $8. They are very accurate. ...Read more

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How do you know if your ovulating?

Ovulating: Mittlschmerz is a term to describe pain experienced in mid cycle which is associated with ovulation ... Other than that there is no good way to know exactly when your ovulating other than trying to time it. ...Read more

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How do you know if your ovulating?

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3 common signs : 1) change in cervical fluid. Ovulation usually takes place on the day a woman has the most amount of wet fluid. 2) change in basal body temperature. Tracking your basal body temperature accurately over a few months can help you predict when ovulation is going to occur. 3) change in cervical position or firmness. Time from the beginning of the last menstrual period until ovulation is about 14 days. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

OTC test: Many times, you don't. Otc test kits can be utilized. Occasionally, women experience "ovulation pain"; the vaguely described mittleschmerz reaction. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating?

How do you know if you are ovulating?

Menses: If you are having monthly periods you are ovulating during your cycle. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnant if you are on the Depo-Provera shot and do not get periods?

How do you know if your pregnant if you are on the Depo-Provera shot and do not get periods?

You're not: If you are on the Depo shot and get it done on time every 3 months you will not get pregnant. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are ovulating or close to ovulating?

How do you know if you are ovulating or close to ovulating?

See below.: Ovulation occurs fairly predictably at 14 days prior to the next menstrual period. If your periods are irregular then an ovulation predictor kit is available at the pharmacy. ...Read more

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How do you test to see if you are ovulating?

How do you test to see if you are ovulating?

Ovulation timing: The most reliable non invasive test for timing of ovulation is a urine test that you can do at home. Basal body temperature is also good but more cumbersome. ...Read more

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How do you know if your ovulating if you have pcos?

Regular periods: Regular periods are invariably a sign of ovulation. If your periods are erratic and less frequent but normal when they come you are probably ovulating. A simple method you can use is to track your morning temperature, your "basal body temperature." after ovulation your baseline temperature will rise 0.3 or more degrees f, and stay elevated until your period comes (or longer if you are pregnant). ...Read more

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How do you tell if your pregnant after you ovulate?

Wait!: Ovulation usually happens mid cycle. You would be able to detect an early pregnancy about 14 days after you ovulated. ...Read more

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How do you know if your pregnat?

How do you know if your pregnat?

Test and symptoms: A urine pregnancy test is highly sensitive, diagnosing pregancy even before the first missed period, and if positive, is almost always correct. Symptoms of pregnancy: breast tenderness, nausea, fatigue, to name a few. ...Read more

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How do you know if you are pregnant before a missed period?

How do you know if you are pregnant before a missed period?

Take a test : I think you are asking how soon will a home test be reliable after intercourse. If so the answer is 7-10 days. If you are concerned about pregnancy take a test. Home tests are cheap and reliable. In minutes you will have your answer. ...Read more

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How to start your period if you are late?

How to start your period if you are late?

Progesterone: Usually taking Progesterone pills for about 1 week will bring on a period that's late. It requires a prescription. I don't know any non prescription way to start a period. ...Read more

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What symptoms do you have before you start your period?

What symptoms do you have before you start your period?

Different 4 everyone: Bloating, craving sweets, fatigue, and pain... Anything ... But most commonly, no symptoms. ...Read more