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Long Menstrual Cycles And Ovulation
Menstrual cycles are 50 days. Think i ovulate around day 35. Having blood work done on day 3 for fsh. Will it be accuarate since cycles are long?
Yes: Day three fsh's are accurate no matter how irregular the cycles usually. An amh level is even more specific to determine ovarian reserve. ...Read more
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
I want to have a baby sooo bad, but due to my past irregular menstrual cycles idk exactly when I ovulate. What should I do?
14 days before: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. Why the urgency to get pregnant at age 19? Consider focusing on your career and education at this special time in your life ...Read more
Why am i not ovulating?
I had a miscarriage in october followed witn a d&c . I've had 3 menstrual cycles since then but have not been ovulating. Why?
See below: If you are having regular menstrual cycles you probably are ovulating. You can use basal body temperature or ovulation predictor kits to determine when. Just because you don't get pregnant doesn't mean you didn't ovulate that month. Each cycle even when conditions are ideal chances of pregnancy are only about 20%. ...Read more
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?
67 days since last menstrual cycle; the cycle before was 42 days. Am I not ovulating? What could cause the irregular/long cycles? Recommended tests?
All about the egg: Ovulation drives your period. If you don't ovulate, or you ovulate later than usual, your period will come later. This can be the way you are, or it can be affected by age, activity, weight, meds, or hormone issues. Get your thyroid checked, prolactin level, and FSH. If you have acne or facial hair, might want to check two male hormones, testosterone and DHEA - S. Good luck! ...Read more
I finished my menstrual period 6 days ago and how long does it take till my next ovulation? My husband and I are trying to have a baby
Difficult: It has lot individual variations.....Consult pmd.Get a more detailed answer ›
I read that since my menstrual cycles are 40-42 days long, this could indicate anovulatory cycles. Is this true?
Does the length of menstrual cycles change throughout the year? Mine had been 28 days for as long as i remember. The last 2 cycles have been 30 days.
Change can happen: A normal cycle length can be anywhere between 21 and 35 days. A change from 28 to 30 days is well within the range of normal variation. ...Read more
For the last five months my menstrual cycles have been getting longer from 28 days to 29, then 30, 33, and this cycle it was cd 41. What's happening?
It can be longtime: Chemotherapy can stop the ovary from making eggs leading to irregular or no menses. This usually lasts for about one year or less.. But some kids take 2-3 years before the periods return. So i would be patient and ask advice from your oncologist who gave you chemotherapy in the first place. ...Read more
Does Zoloft and Abilify (aripiprazole) effect menstrual cycles? Could they make the cycle last longer? Kinda getting worried. Will it never stop?
I quit taking my anti-depressants (Wellbutrin and Lexapro) a month ago, cold turkey after 17 years of use. And my last couple of menstrual cycles have been long and irregular. Could going off the ant-depressants be the cause?
MORE LIKELY: another reason is present. Consider having your doctor check your thyroid function. ...Read more
I experience consistent irregularly long menstrual cycles with heavy menses, but no cysts. Does this sound like a hormonal imbalance?
Get evaluated : 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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