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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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Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?

Missed menstrual period, vaginal discharge, pelvic & abdom pain. Low back pain. Neg  blood pregnancy test. History of endometrios and infertility. ?

Normal: With a history of endometriosis, unfortunately, this scenario can be normal. A lot of women wtih endo suffer from irregular periods and pain as you describe it. Often a gynecologist will prescribe birth control as a first line therapy for women with endo. It can help regulate periods as well as diminish pain. Other options for pain are NSAID such as Ibuprofen during pre-menstrual and menstrual. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage in march @ 14 wks. Since then my menstrual cycle has been 35-40 days long. Is this normal or a result of the miscarriage?

I had a miscarriage in march @ 14 wks. Since then my menstrual cycle has been 35-40 days long. Is this normal or a result of the miscarriage?

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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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

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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?

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

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Is it normal for your menstrual cycle to last longer then ten day ? I am 46 the normnal seven days I am heavy but the next few day it is light had tube tie when i was 36

Is it normal for your menstrual cycle to last longer then ten day ? I am 46 the normnal seven days I am heavy but the next few day it is light  had tube tie when i was 36

In : In the perimenopausal period, heavy bleeding can occur. If your periods are heavy, if they continue to last longer, or if you have any pain or clots please have an evaluation by your gynecologist. They can check your uterus to be sure you don't have fibroids causing your symptoms. Also please be sure that your pap smear is up to date. ...Read more

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Docs, usually how long is my luteal phase if menstrual cycle is 26 days?

Docs, usually how long is my luteal phase if menstrual cycle is 26 days?

Can't say for sure: A textbook guess might say '12 days' if you subtract 14 days from 26, but this oversimplifies. ...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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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more