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How Often Should My Period Come
Im worried i need help. I havent had a period in 3 months but 2 days ago my bf might have precum in me. If i wait a week and take a pregnancy test will it be affective even not knowing when my period would have come?
Three weeks: You still have time to take Plan B. It is generally effective if taken within 72 hours of sex. For the pregnancy test, it would be better to wait at least 3 weeks after sex to do the test. If it is negative, repeat the test 4-5 days later. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
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
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. If you haven't had your first period by age 15, let your physician know. You really can't force your body to start menstruating before it is ready. ...Read more
Period: If you are obese -weight loss may allow for return of periods. If you are very inactive – try regular aerobic activity (at least 4 days per week). If you are severely underweight – an ^in bmi may help to restore periods. If you are an endurance athlete – try cutting back on training. If you have polycystic ovary syndrome, metformin may help. Some birth control pills as well as medications like >. ...Read more
Late for period: If you are late for your period, the first thing you should do is take a pregnancy test. If this is negative, call your gynecologist for an appointment. Many things can cause your period to be late, including pregnancy, a missed ovulation, thyroid or pituitary gland problems, or problems with the uterus or ovaries. Sometimes a medication will be given to bring on a period - talk to your doctor! ...Read more
Amenorrhea: Amenorrhea refers to absence of a period. The most common cause of amenorrhea is pregnancy. Symptoms of pregnancy can include dizziness, fatigue and nausea (feeling of wanting to throw up). I would first rule out that you are not pregnant! obtain a home urine pregnancy test or go to a clinic to have a pregnancy test done. ...Read more
A tampon does not: Stop your period. The absorption of blood prevents it from bleeding externally and may give the impression the bleeding has temporarily ceased. ...Read more
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