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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 had hyteroscopy &laparoscopy surgery 13days ago. And my menstrual cycle this month not coming yet for what reason why my normal period not coming?

I had hyteroscopy &laparoscopy surgery 13days ago. And my menstrual cycle this month not coming yet for what reason why my normal period not coming?

Hormonal changes: It is not uncommon for periods to be irregular after a procedure, especially those involving the uterus. Hormonal imbalances can occur from the stress of a procedure, and local irritation from instrumenting the uterus can also affect your period. Given that you had this 13 days ago, it is extremely unlikely to be due to pregnancy. You can call your gynecologist for more advice. ...Read more

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Can I have accurate STD testing during my menstrual cycle?

Can I have accurate STD testing during my menstrual cycle?

Yes but: It is hard to do a cervical swab for chlamydia and gonorrhea during your cycle, but it can be done if the bleeding is light. The other tests can be performed using blood tests. ...Read more

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Can women have sex on their menstrual cycle? Why? Why not? What can happen to their lady parts and their cycle?

Can women have sex on their menstrual cycle? Why? Why not? What can happen to their lady parts and their cycle?

Sure: Sex is fine to have when menstruating, but most woman feel that it is messy and blood and menstrual contents can be flowing out of the vagina during the sex, making it a messy affair, especially on the first few days that may have a heavier flow. It is purely a personal preference, but nothing would be damaged as far as your "lady parts" go. ...Read more

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How much blood should a woman loses during her menstrual cycle?

How much blood should a woman loses during her menstrual cycle?

Menstrual bleeding: Average menstrual bleeding is around 30-40 cc (ml.) abnormal heavy bleeding or menorrhagia is defined as greater than 80 cc (ml.). ...Read more

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What happens during the delayed menstrual cycle?

What happens during the delayed menstrual cycle?

Pregnancy?: You could be pregnant or your period can be delayed for many reasons including stress or viral illnesses. Consult your gyn. ...Read more

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What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

What are the causes of bloating during menstrual cycle?

Hormones: Hormonal chnages that occur when you are having your period will cause the bloating to occur. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Laparoscopy (Definition)

Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more