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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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I am 10 days late for my period 2 tests say negative I have been stressed recently am i pregnant ?

I am 10 days late for my period 2 tests say negative I have been stressed recently am i pregnant ?

Doubtful: Pregnancy tests are fairly acurate when done 2 weeks after the occurence of intercourse without contraception. While stress can impact how regular your periods are, so too can many other issues, and that is most likely the cause of your period being late. ...Read more

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I am 10 days late for my period today and I had sex 18 days ago. I took a pregnancy test yesterday, the day before, and two times before that & all negative. Should I still be worried I am pregnant?

I am 10 days late for my period today and I had sex 18 days ago. I took a pregnancy test yesterday, the day before, and two times before that & all negative. Should I still be worried I am pregnant?

Pregnancy test: A home pregnancy test done a week after the expected period should be accurate. You may have missed an ovulation or skipped a period, and your period may not be coming in the next week or two. I hesitate to suggest a fifth pregnancy test in the same cycle. ...Read more

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I am 10 days late for my period but I have taken three home pregnancy test that all have come back negative, can I still be pregnant?

I am 10 days late for my period but I have taken three home pregnancy test that all have come back negative, can I still be pregnant?

Possible: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. ...Read more

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Could I be pregnant I am ten days late for my period?

Could I be pregnant I am ten days late for my period?

Yes: Sometimes a period will come later than expected, and you are not pregnant. Do a pregnancy test to see if you are. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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