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How Much Blood Should A Woman Loses During Her Menstrual Cycle
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
2-3 ounces: Sometimes a little more, if you are worried it is too heavy your gyn can do a work up and there are many options ranging from bc pills, lysteda, endometrial ablation which I do on many of my patients , wear a balloon is palced in teh uterus for 8 minutes and it gets rid of the lining so no more periods if you are done with fertlity. ...Read more
Avg blood loss: For a cycle is 35 ml, range 10-80 so it depends how many days your cycles are if you are worried it is too much see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
30 ml: 30 ml. This is not much. If you pass clots during your period, you should know that you are losing much more blodd than average. ...Read more
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I'm curious: If a woman ovulates during her period when is she going to get her next menstruation?
Impossible: a true menstration will always occur 2 weeks after an ovulation that does not undergo fertilization. It is not possible to release an egg when you are bleeding because in order to bleed you had to have released an egg previously and it takes too much time for another to develop. ...Read more
6-8 liters: Blood volume increases progressively from 6-8 weeks gestation and reaches a maximum at approximately 32-34 weeks with little change thereafter. The increase in plasma volume (40-50%) is relatively greater than that of red cell mass (20-30%) resulting in hemodilution and a decrease in haemoglobin concentration. Approximately 300-500 cc is lost with vag delivery & up to 1000 cc for c-sections. ...Read more
~14 d before next cy: On average, a woman’s cycle normally is between 28-32 days, but some women may have shorter or longer ones. Ovulation can be calculated by starting with the day the last menstrual period (lmp) starts or by calculating 12-16 days from the next expected period. Most women ovulate anywhere between day 11 – day 21 of their cycle, counting from the first day of the lmp. ...Read more
Not by yourself: It is not possible to regulate your period on your own if it is irregular but a MD visit can accomplish that task. ...Read more
What menstrual cycle changes can be expected, for a healthy woman in her 30's who has regular periods?
Could a woman get pregnant the next day after her period ends if she has a 26-28 average menstrual cycle?
Can a woman get pregnant anytime during her cycle or is it only possible during ovulation and her fertility days?
Ovulation: A woman can only get pregnant around the time of ovulation. Sperm can live in the vagina for up to five days. Thus it's possible to have sex before you ovulate and to get pregnant from that encounter. Most women ovulate days nine through 14 of their cycle. However having said that, i tell patients there are no "safe" days. Some women cannot be late as early as d6 and some might ovulate day 19. ...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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