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How Long Should A Normal Menstrual Cycle Last
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
Depends on ovulation: The luteal phase starts after ovulation and is 14 days by the textbook. To determine the length, you need to accurately know the day of ovulation. You should check for ovulation with urine tests or bbt. It is possible that you have a normal luteal length but short follicular phase. If you have a normal follicular phase (textbook = 14 days) then the luteal phase is 11 days. Best wishes. ...Read more
About 24 hours, but: With a 34 day cycle you should expect to ovulate on cycle day 20. You are most fertile within 24 hours before and after ovulation. However, you could have sex 6 days before ovulation and still have a small chance of conceiving (about 3 in 1000 chance). By having sex regularly, at least every other day starting 3 or 4 days before ovulation you will increase your chances of conceiving. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take to regain your normal menstrual cycle (being a regular female) after Plan B?
Variable: Emergency contraception symptoms can include spotting or bleeding, changes in menstrual flow or your period may be late or early. It can also lead to nausea, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, dizziness. If your period is more than a week late take a home pregnancy test and follow up with your medical provider / gynecologist. ...Read more
What is breakthrough bleeding? Does it mean I'm pregnant? How long can I expect it to last? 8days after my normal cycle and bleeding for the 2nd time!
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding which is when you have bleeding at unscheduled times while on birth control. Often things get back to normal the next cycle. If not then schedule a visit to discuss changing brands or changing birth control methods. This is very common. Other than being annoying it is not dangerous. Pregnancy tests would work just fine and you can take one if concerned. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a light period that lasts for nine+ days after taking plan b? How long should bleeding last?
For some gals: It can take a year or more. ...Read more
How long after having a baby does it take hormones to back to normal. Had period last month. 3 days late. So cramping.
My average menstrul cycle is 27 days long. How long after my period should I start testing my LH surge?
One-time symptom?: A doctor can check to see if there is any medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many normal women have some variation of their periods or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others do have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with their doctors. A urine pregnancy test is very accurate if done correctly, and done after a missed period. ...Read more
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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