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Long menstrual cycle, should I be concerned?

Long menstrual cycle, should I be concerned?

If your periods: Last longer than a week - would seek gyn eval. ...Read more

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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What is an abnormally long menstrual cycle an indicator of?

What is an abnormally long menstrual cycle an indicator of?

Interval or duration: Abnormally long intervals can be due to anovulation(no ovulation). Abnormally long durations of 6 or more days of bleeding can be caused by several disorders of the menstrual cycle or uterine pathology such as fibroids. ...Read more

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What would cause a 30+ day long menstrual cycle with severe pain and foul smell?

What would cause a 30+ day long menstrual cycle with severe pain and foul smell?

Is your menstrual: Cycle now lasting over 30 days or have you been bleeding for over 30 days? If the later that is abnormal and needs to be medically evaluated. If you are experiencing severe abdominal pain and malodorous vaginal discharge - that is a reason for prompt assessment. ...Read more

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I got off the Depo-Provera shot in june i had been on it for a year or so i had spotting after now I have a long menstrual cycle lasting more than 2 weeks?

I got off the Depo-Provera shot in june i had been on it for a year or so i had spotting after now I have a long menstrual cycle lasting more than 2 weeks?

Cycle resumption: The lining of the womb is now growing again after suppression with the depo-provera. Wait for the next period and if it is 2 weeks long check with your gyn md for causes. ...Read more

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I have a very long menstrual cycle and short periods, is this a problem when I want to get pregnant?

I have a very long menstrual cycle and short periods, is this a problem when I want to get pregnant?

Yes: It may indicate an underlying problem with the ovaries or the hormones produced. It may actually indicate that the ovaries are not producing as many eggs which in turn leads to lower hormone values. Or it may represent something else entirely. But better to have evaluated now to know exactly what is going on and how it could affect fertility. ...Read more

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Quite long menstrual cycle ranging between 30-35. Is it and indication of low thyroid?

Quite long menstrual cycle ranging between 30-35. Is it and indication of low thyroid?

No: Some people have long menstrual cycads and some with strange numbers like 39 days so it not counting it might even look like a cycle was missed. All women are different ...Read more

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Is hypothyroidism a dangerous symptom for life? will it caude in fertility? i am 28f. i have pcos fro my starting of menstural cycle.

Is hypothyroidism a dangerous symptom for life? will it caude in fertility? i am 28f. i have pcos fro my starting of menstural cycle.

Hypo-(low) thyroid: is COMPLETELY TREATABLE with Thyroid replacement therapy and should not ever have ANY effect on lifespan, fertility or for that matter general health! Just get it treated properly!!! Hope this helps! Good Luck ! Dr Z ...Read more

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My menstral cycle wnt from 28dys to 32dys after my 1st baby, also had a mass removed from my right ovary.I'm wondering if that can affect my fertility?

My menstral cycle wnt from 28dys to 32dys after my 1st baby, also had a mass removed from my right ovary.I'm wondering if that can affect my fertility?

Surgery may affect u: Going from a 28 to a 32 day cycle is not worrying. Any surgery on your ovaries, including removal of a cyst or other 'mass', may damage some healthy ovarian tissue containing follicles and eggs - so it can reduce your egg supply (ovarian reserve). Depending on your age see a rei specialist for an evaluation if ttc for a 2nd child for 6-12 months - up to a year if under 30, 6 months if 30 or over. ...Read more

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How long would my luteal phase be if my menstrual cycle happens every 25 days every month?

How long would my luteal phase be if my menstrual cycle happens every 25 days every month?

Depends on ovulation: The luteal phase starts after ovulation and is 14 days by the textbook. To determine the length, you need to accurately know the day of ovulation. You should check for ovulation with urine tests or bbt. It is possible that you have a normal luteal length but short follicular phase. If you have a normal follicular phase (textbook = 14 days) then the luteal phase is 11 days. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle is 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 30 days long but I don't miss a month. It is hard to know when I am ovulating. Is my cycle normal?

My menstrual cycle is 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 & 30 days long but I don't miss a month. It is hard to know when I am ovulating. Is my cycle normal?

Probably normal : one regularity of menstrual cycle is its irregularity. THIS is probably normal. However Potential causes could be low thyroid and female hormonal imbalance. These can be checked easily by your PCP OR GYNECOLOGIST ...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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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more