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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 early can I start taking my bc pills to get my period to end sooner? (I'm already on the pill)

How early can I start taking my bc pills to get my period to end sooner? (I'm already on the pill)

OCP's: Actually, you do not need to have a menstrual period at all! If you discarded the placebo tablets and took one pack right after the other you could go years without a period. (One patient of mine did this and still had no difficulty becoming pregnant after stopping the pill.) ...Read more

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Does it mean you'll get your period sooner if you have more white discharge in a shorter time period?

Does it mean you'll get your period sooner if you have more white discharge in a shorter time period?

Not necessarily.: Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w ovulation (clear/stretchy), clear/watery or white d/c both occur during menstrual cycle.; pregnancy (white/ milky). It can be thin or thick ; white to yellowish. Leukorrhea usually doesn't cause an odor. If you have. ...Read more

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Subsequent to my period i always get brown discharge and it last about 2 days. Is there any way i can stop it sooner?

Subsequent to my period i always get brown discharge and it last about 2 days. Is there any way i can stop it sooner?

Brown = old blood: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Since i got my period every 3mnths while on the shot, am i more likely to get pregnant sooner. I only got it 3 times and got my last shot in dec.

Since i got my period every 3mnths while on the shot, am i more likely to get pregnant sooner. I only got it 3 times and got my last shot in dec.

Depo and menses: The depo shot makes the lining thin and is a hormone injection that lasts up to 3 months. It may take a while until your body adjusts back to normal and her cycles come every month. I would monitor the bleeding and use an ovulation kit to time ovulation. That will let you know when you are likely to conceive. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding and trying to get pregnant but do not have a period yet..is there anything i can do to help fertility or get pregnant sooner?

I am breastfeeding and trying to get pregnant but do not have a period yet..is there anything i can do to help fertility or get pregnant sooner?

Not advisable to do : Breastfeeding causes something called Lactational Amenorrhoea. It is not advisable to take any medications for fertility at this point. It is safer to wean off a baby after breastfeeding for at least 12 months, to help the menses to resume, although they may be anovulatory ( no ova )for the first few months. Generally it is safer to space the children by at least 2 years in between. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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