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If you miss a period does that mean your pregnant?

If you miss a period does that mean your pregnant?

No: Missed periods are sometime do to pregnancy but often not. It can be from multiple causes such as obesity, poly cystic ovarian syndrome, weight changes, stress, and others. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
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If you skip your period does that mean you didn't ovulate? And if you don't ovulate, you're not fertile?

If you skip your period does that mean you didn't ovulate? And if you don't ovulate, you're not fertile?

Missing a period: The most common reason for "skipping a period", other than pregnancy is not ovulating (releasing an egg). There are a number of reasons this could happen and if it continues, a discussion with your ob/gyn would be helpful. You're correct, if you aren't ovulating you won't get pregnant. ...Read more

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If your period is late, does that mean you're pregnant?

If your period is late, does that mean you're pregnant?

Not necessarily: Take a home pregnancy test to know. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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What if you don't get a period the month after you miscarried does that mean your pregnant?

What if you don't get a period the month after you miscarried does that mean your pregnant?

1-2 month delay: It can take 1-2 months for your body to revert back to its normal prepregnancy state where you begin to have regular periods again. It's unlikely that you'd be pregnant, especially if you're not having sex. A pregnancy test within a month of a pregnancy loss can still return falsely positive. Give it time, but get contraception for sure if you're trying to wait. I recommend waiting three months. ...Read more

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If you get cramping two weeks before your period does that mean you're not pregnant?

If you get cramping two weeks before your period does that mean you're not pregnant?

Cramping: Cramping in this scenario usually represents infection, not pregnancy. But, the symptom alone does not in any way rule in or rule out pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

No: Its physiologically not possible to have a period if you are pregnant. However, there can be some bleeding in early pregnancy that is confused with a period. Implantation bleeding is much more common on an internet search than in real life. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

Can you have implantation bleeding then get your period and does this mean your pregnant?

Period =not pregnant: A woman cannot get her regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, she can get pregnant a week or two after her regular period. If she has some spotting or light bleeding that doesn't look like her normal regular period, she can check a urine pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) to see if she is pregnant. ...Read more

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If you missed your period and your not pregnant ..Next month can you still ovulate?

If you missed your period and your not pregnant ..Next month can you still ovulate?

Yes: You could ovulate at any time. If you have irregular cycles it's impossible to predict when ovulation is going to occur. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you start your period early?

What does it mean if you start your period early?

Possible reasons: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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If you didn't get your menses does it mean that you ovulated the previous month?

If you didn't get your menses does it mean that you ovulated the previous month?

Depends : If you did a pregnancy test and the test is negative, that actually means that you either did not ovulate or ovulated late. If you ovulate and don't get pregnant, then you should get your period about 14 days after ovulations. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you already had your period and your cramping?

What does it mean if you already had your period and your cramping?

Uncertain: Assuming you have regular cycles, then cramping after the cessation of your period could be related to anything from a persisent ovarian cyst to a bladder infection. If it is definitely unusual for you and uncomfortable, then it is worth contacting your ob/gyn for more help! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if your period is not normal?

Can you get pregnant if your period is not normal?

Yes : If you have sex around the time of ovulation than pregnancy as possible. With irregular periods predicting the time of ovulation can be challenging. ...Read more

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If you get your period does that mean you have ovulated for that cycle? Or can you get a period and not ovulate?

If you get your period does that mean you have ovulated for that cycle? Or can you get a period and not ovulate?

You have to: You cannot get a spontaneous (no medicine) period if you have not ovulated; sometimes women mistake vaginal bleeding due to other causes for a "period," in these cases it may seem like you had a period without ovulation. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I you ovulate does that mean your not pregnant?

I you ovulate does that mean your not pregnant?

Ovulation: Ovulation is the process where an egg prepares to be available to be impregnated by sperm. It is the signal event triggering your menstrual cycle. Ovulation equals the potential to get pregnant. ...Read more

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If you get your period, does this mean you can't be pregnant?

If you get your period, does this mean you can't be pregnant?

Usually, that's so: If it's really a period, and not just bleeding, this usually only happens when fertilization didn't occur, and lining is shed (the period). Good luck, hope this helped. ...Read more

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If you get your period 3 weeks after having unprotected sex, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

If you get your period 3 weeks after having unprotected sex, does that mean that you are not pregnant?

Probably not but: Be safe; check your pregnancy test if you need to be sure. If you do not wish to become pregnant, consult a knowledgeable gynecologist about having an IUD or a subdermal implant which are the most effective reversible contraceptives available...and do not forget to offer condoms to be even safer. Consider discussing your personal reproductive health plan, folic acid etc with a caring clinician. ...Read more

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Could you still be pregnant if you are on your period or if you're on your period that means you're not pregnant.

Could you still be pregnant if you are on your period or if you're on your period that means you're not pregnant.

Unlikely: If you are on your period you are not pregnant, however, sometimes people do experience some bleeding while they are pregnant and it can be hard to tell the difference if it is very early. If you had unprotected sex or of you have any doubt- I would recommend getting a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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If you got cramps before your period, what does that mean?

If you got cramps before your period, what does that mean?

Normal: Menstrual cramps are a way that your body signals ovulation is going to happen. It can be normal they can be very painful if they are very painful you could get on some anti-inflammatories such as naprosyn (naproxen) if your periods are not regular you may want to have an exam with your doctor. Have a nice day. ...Read more

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