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Is it possible for a woman to ovulate but then skip a period?

Is it possible for a woman to ovulate but then skip a period?

If she conceives: Two weeks after ovulation a women will have a period unless she conceives, almost without exception. ...Read more

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Is it OK to skip a period once while on the pill?

Yes: As long as you are faithful about taking it, it should be effective. With the newer, very low dose pills in particular, periods tend to be very light and sometimes nonexistent. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a pregnancy the day before you think your period will start?

Is it okay to take a pregnancy the day before you think your period will start?

Yes, but only if...: Yes, but i would only recommend it if you use a major brand pregnancy test (not a store brand). If the result is negative but you think you're pregnant, of course it would be wise to repeat the test (even with a major brand) several days later to assure it was truly negative. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it safe to fast if your period just ended?

Is it safe to fast if your period just ended?

Fast if your: are healthy enough to fast. The fact that your period just ended should not be a significant factor. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have your menstrual period twice in a month?

Is it okay to have your menstrual period twice in a month?

Not uncommon: Irregular cycles are very common and if this is sporadic it probably nothing to be concerned about. If this happens often it is worth a check to see the cause. ...Read more

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Is it bad to skip a period for two months?

Is it bad to skip a period for two months?

Yes: Do a pregnancy test for this is the most likely reason. It is not uncommon to miss a period. Need to see a OB doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to miss my period more then a week?

Is it possible to miss my period more then a week?

Many options : 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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Also, is it an okay idea to skip my first period on this pill? It is my first period after switching from another BCP.

Also, is it an okay idea to skip my first period on this pill? It is my first period after switching from another BCP.

You can.: Probably best not to skip it to avoid any irregularity. Otherwise, not a problem. Some folks take OCP's such that they only experience quarterly menstrual periods. Seasonique is an example. ...Read more

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How common is it to skip a period?

How common is it to skip a period?

Possible causes: Reasons for missed /late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight gain or loss, over-exercise such as in endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, medications (i.e., birth control) or med problem(polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason for missed period is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal to receive a period twice?

Is it normal to receive a period twice?

If bleeding twice : In one month- one of the episodes is likely to be breakthrough bleeding associated with hormone imbalances. ...Read more

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Is it okay to workout twice a day?

Is it okay to workout twice a day?

Yes: Ideally, you should aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on at least five days of the week. http://patient.info/health/physical-activity-for-health ...Read more

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Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Is it normal to miss a period while having paragard?

Yes: Missing periods occasionally, with or without a paragard, is perfectly normal. To have a monthly period, you have to ovulate (release an egg). For a variety of reasons, that may not happen every month. The paragard, without hormones, makes no difference here. However, if you're using Mirena (levonorgestrel) with it's Progesterone supplementation, you may find you stop having periods altogether. ...Read more

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Is it possible to miss a period when starting to take a new diet supplements?

Is it possible to miss a period when starting to take a new diet supplements?

Late period: 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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Would use of contraceptive/pill regularize a cycle? Can it make a 40day cycle a 28day cycle? Is it advisable? When is the best time to take it?

Would use of contraceptive/pill regularize a cycle? Can it make a 40day cycle a 28day cycle? Is it advisable? When is the best time to take it?

Yes: Birth control pills are very effective at regulating the cycle. They will usually make a 28 day cycle. There are a few "absolute" reasons not to take the pills but your doctor would be able to tell you about these. Most women can take the pills without problems. It's best to start the pills with the start of a period. But if you are also having sex, it's best to start the pills right away. ...Read more

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If your b/p is 116/70 is it okay to skip a dose that day?

If your  b/p is 116/70 is it okay to skip a dose  that day?

Probably ok: Answer depends upon you being healthy in other ways, but in general skipping a dose of anti hypertensive is something that happens every day to millions of people by accident. ...Read more