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Menstral period light pink in colour?

Menstral period light pink in colour?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
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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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What can cause a heavy menstral period?

What can cause a heavy menstral period?

Many things see your: Gyn for a workup, could be hromones not working right, blood clotting abnormalities, fibroids, adenomyosis of the uterus, endometrial hyperplasia or rarely at your age cancer, so you need blood work, cultures nad an ultrasound and then yoiur gyn can prescibe the proper treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a menstral period?

What are the symptoms of a menstral period?

Cramping, bleeding: Typically, women will have cramping, sometimes they can have loose stools, bloating, or fatigue, moodiness, some women get migraines right before their menses. These are the usual symptoms during the menses. Other symptoms are common during other times of the month (sometimes breast swelling, mood changes, pelvic pain, cramping). ...Read more

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Is it normal for my menstral period to last 10 days?

7 days max: 7 days would be considered normal upper limit.
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How could I avoid my menstral period for one weekend?

How could I avoid my menstral period for one weekend?

Assuming you have: No problems if you are already on bcpills u can start a new pack without taking the placebo pills, also your gyn can prescribe a med called lysteda(assuming you have no contraindications to it) and it will markedly decrease or sometimes stop the flow you take 2 pills 3x aday as soon as u see the period or u could even most likely start a day before but it is a script med so see your gyn. ...Read more

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Why won't my menstral period go away even though it's been a month?

Why won't my menstral period go away even though it's been a month?

Many possible reason: Varying from stress to diseases in the cervix, uterus or ovaries. Thyroid disorders can also affect your periods. See your gyb. ...Read more

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My sisters 13 and has had her menstral period for 3 weeks now what does this mean?

My sisters 13 and has had her menstral period for 3 weeks now what does this mean?

Menarche : If it is first time, it is called menarche. At beginning, the menstral cycle may be irregular. It will become more regular later. But if it last too long and cause too much bleeding, doctor consulting is needed to make sure she does not become anemia. ...Read more

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I've had my menstral period twice in a month for the last two months, is this normal?

I've had my menstral period twice in a month for the last two months, is this normal?

It happens : Irregular periods are very common. Other than being annoying for you usually it is not a sign of something serious. Depending on your age and medical problems there are certain blood tests that can be done as well as a sonogram. Birth control pills can often regulate cycles. Woman who are done having children may consider an endometrial ablation. ...Read more

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Is the flow of a woman's menstral period different each month? And does it start at different times each month?

Is the flow of a woman's menstral period different each month? And does it start at different times each month?

Period variability: Yes to both questions, as menstrual periods do have variability in number of days and flow from month to month. ...Read more

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What causes menstral period to come early?

What causes menstral period to come early?

Irregular bleeding : 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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Can you have 2 menstrual cycle within a 1-month period?

Can you have 2 menstrual cycle within a 1-month period?

Yes: A relatively recent study showed that some women have the potential for more that one ovulating periods in a given "cycle." it is not common. More likely is an alternative such as an infection or a polyp in the cervix or uterus or hormonal change. Generally these are benign and easily treated. Check with your doctor. An ultrasound may be appropriate. Pregnancy and ovulatory bleeds are possible. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get very tired during your menstral period?

Fatigue and Females: Yes, of course. You are losing blood and this temporary loss can cause anemia and fatigue. ...Read more

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Does the menstrual cycle begin the day a womens period starts?

Yes: That is the definition. The day your period starts is the start of the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Why is my period later than normal and why is my menstrual cycle so sporadic?

Why is my period later than normal and why is my menstrual cycle so sporadic?

See a Doctor: There maybe some hormonal imbalance going on which some lab tests can help determine. Also, stress and any changes in diet or lifestyle can affect menstrual cycles. There is something called polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) that can lead to sporadic menses. See an obgyn so that they can run labs, possible imaging, and take a thorough history and physical to help figure this out. ...Read more

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Why would it be that my period is really dark on the first two days of my menstrual cycle?

Dark blood: Dark, thick blood can be older blood (mixed in with tissue) that is being sloughed. ...Read more

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We are trying for a boy my menstrual cycle is 30 days my period is 4 days when should we try?

We are trying for a boy my menstrual cycle is 30 days my period is 4 days when should we try?

Pregnancy: These are general guidelines and there are no guarantees:

Male sperms live for a shorter time (around 24 hrs) compared to female sperms that live longer. Therefore, it is better to try as close as possible to the time of ovulation when you are trying to have a boy. ...Read more

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Between which days makes a whole menstrual cycle? Ex: First day of period to the next first day.

Between which days makes a whole menstrual cycle? Ex: First day of period to the next first day.

That is correct: A menstrual cycle is from the first day of a menstrual period (first day of spotting or bleeding, of the menstrual period) up to, but not including, the first day of the next menstrual period. ...Read more

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Got menstrual cycle on 4/3-4/7 and today 4/30 I got it again. Is that normal since my expected period was not till 2 days?

Normal: Yes that is quite normal. If your period seems normal otherwise in terms of length and the amount of bleeding, nothing else would be required. For more info www.Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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My menstrual cycle has always been short at 12 days with a five to six day period. What are some reasons this could be?

My menstrual cycle has always been short at 12 days with a five to six day period. What are some reasons this could be?

Irregular periods: 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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Is there any way to shorten your period or is there any possibility to make it come sooner or later than your normal menstrual cycle?

Is there any way to shorten your period or is there any possibility to make it come sooner or later than your normal menstrual cycle?

Depends: The cycle can be altered to a great extent with oral contraceptive pills. It is quite possible to delay the cycle for days, weeks, and even months. Without surgical means it is not possible to cause the menses to come sooner than would normally happen after ovulation. ...Read more

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I had my period last May 8, 2017. Then May 26, 2017. I haven't had my period this June. Usually i have a regular 28 days menstrual cycle.

I had my period last May 8, 2017. Then May 26, 2017. I haven't had my period this June. Usually i have a regular 28 days menstrual cycle.

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...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