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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 many days late on your menstrual cycle is normal?

How many days late on your menstrual cycle is normal?

Depends: Some women have a 28 day cycle and some have a 35 day cycle, so being 5 days late for each of those women as an absolute number is going to mean something different. Basic rule of thumb, though, if you're more than 5-7 days late, you're likely late. Could be stress, weight gain/loss, hormones, thyroid or pregnancy. See your doctor if you're worried. ...Read more

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How many days of delay in menstrual cycle is Normal. I am concered coz i have been delayed by a week. I have not had unprotected sex.

How many days of delay in menstrual cycle is Normal. I am concered coz i have been delayed by a week. I have not had unprotected sex.

Delayed period: Periods can be delayed for a number of reasons beside pregnancy and there is no specific number of days of delay that are "normal". Although period regularity is a sign of good health, it is not uncommon for periods to be light, "skip" or delay for hormonal reasons. ...Read more

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During what days in a menstrual cycle does a woman look and feel her best?

During what days in a menstrual cycle does a woman look and feel her best?

I'm not sure there i: Ais day. Likely feels the best when not cramping and looks better when not in pain but there is no correlation to beauty and menstrual cycle, only relief of sx and feeling better when it's over. ...Read more

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I've haven't had much of a menstrual cycle for 15 years because of an iud. A few days ago I began having cycle with a large amount of brown, stringy s?

I've haven't had much of a menstrual cycle for 15 years because of an iud. A few days ago I began having cycle with a large amount of brown, stringy s?

Need gyn eval: Is IUD still in place? Have you had the same IUD in place that long? If paragard or copper IUD these usually have to be removed & replaced after 10 years. If progesterone IUD, they need to be removed and changed each 5 years. Best to see gyn to be sure no issues of infection or other cause of bleeding (polyps, fibroids, etc). Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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Menstrual cycle stops after 2 days?

Congratulations!: You will need less stock in kimberly clark sanitary products as this is normal for some patients and longer day menstrual patients are envious of you. ...Read more

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Can I consider 30-45 days is a regular menstrual cycle???

Menstrual cycles: It is not uncommon for menstrual cycles to be irregular for some women. It could be a regular cycle. If you are late and have had sex, the only way to know for sure if you are pregnant is to take a test. ...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