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Menstrual Cycle Pregnancy
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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
How long does HCG stay in system after D&C on 1/27. Had 2 menstrual cycles, took pregnancy tests over 3 days. All faint positive. Seems residual hcg.
Blood test...: Its been over 2 months since your D&C. That is quite a long time for the HCG level to stay high enough to turn a urine pregnancy test positive. One way to know would be to get a quantitative HCG blood level and repeat it in 48 hours. That allows you to tell if the level is going up or down. If it is rising, it is most likely a new pregnancy. Its not possible to tell for sure with a urine test ...Read more
I have missed 3 menstrual cycles & all pregnancy test come back negative. I'm having some nausea, what does this mean?
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
I am 20 years old, is a menstrual cycle during pregnancy is hereditary? My mother swears she had four periods while pregnant with me.
Low left back pain radiates to abdomen w dizziness. Occasional SOB, frequent tachy, very light menstrual cycle, no pregnancy. What could be the cause?
Cramping and sore breast for one week and still have another week to go before menstrual cycle! Neg pregnancy test. Could I be pregnant? 12 dpo
My wife has 45 days of regular menstrual cycle, trying for pregnancy, what the perfect dates to have sex? Is 45 days cycle normal or what?
Oligomenorrhea: Menstrual cycles that last longer than 35 days are abnormal and constitute a diagnosis of oligomenorrhea (infrequent periods). Infrequent periods mean infrequent ovulations and infrequent ovulations mean reduced fertility, which at your wife's age should be addressed by a fertility specialist if you're serious about attempting pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more
I had a surgical abortion february 27th of this year. It's now april 17th and I have yet to see my menstrual cycle. And my pregnancy test is positive.
Some women will have a light, 'different' cycle after conception.
Usually though either, no period, or one light period would be common. ...Read more
I'm 30 yo with regular cycles of 32 days. However, my last cycle was 42 days, and this one is already on 45. What could cause long menstrual cycles? I took a pregnancy test and it was negative.
Endocrine: There are several causes for an irregular menstrual cycle pattern. It is best to be evaluated. Some of the causes are hormonal and can include thyroid dysfunction, premature ovarian failure, pcos, hyperprolactinemia. A change in your general health can also cause a change in your menstrual cycle. Stress can also contribute. ...Read more
I am now a whole month late on my menstrual cycle I took a pregnancy test two weeks ago it said negative, what can be wrong?
Irregularities are not uncommon. One cause is anovulatory cycles. If you miss the next period also, please consult your doctor. More more info see this site.
http://women. Webmd. Com/tc/missed-or-irregular-periods-topic-overview. ...Read more
I am 4 days late for my menstrual cycle. I took a pregnancy test and it had 1 pink line and a faint line. Could I be pregnant?
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Impossible: Zoloft (sertraline) should not have any effect on your hormonal functioning and therefore should not be able to delay your period. However, it is not impossible for stresses in your life, including depression, to have an effect on the timing of your periods. Make sure that you continue to maintain a healthy mindset and lifestyle. ...Read more
Confirmed chemical miscarriage 7 weeks ago but have not had a menstrual cycle since, took 1 pregnancy test, negative Could I be pregnant?
Most likely NO:
After a miscarriage, or biochemical pregnancy, it is best to wait a couple of months before trying again.
It may be that your hormones are not in balance that is why your period is delayed. This can happen after a miscarriage. Hormones can be out of balance from the stress of having a miscarriage. So, please calm yourself and see a doctor. ...Read more
My last period was 03/26 im 4 days late and I have a 26 day menstrual cycle and negative pregnancy test. Could I still be pregnant?
If you did the test: Correctly, four days after the expected date for your period, and the result was negative, you not likely to be pregnant. If you do not your period in 3-4 days, you may wish to repeat the test. If you miss more than two periods you may wish to see your doctor. If you are pregnant then please do see your doctor for your and your baby's health. ...Read more
On may 5/2014 I had my birth, and till now I didn't have my menstrual cycle, and my pregnancy test came -ve, and no breastfeeding? Is it normal?
GYN: You will need further gYN evaluation and possibly hormonal therapy to regulate your cycle. ...Read more
I'm ovulating my opinion; [lower abdomen pain on one side] 4th day of my menstrual cycle how is pregnancy supposed to occur during that time?
Not ovulating: If you are on the 4th day of your period. You ovulate 14 days before the 1st day of your period. ...Read more
Menstrual cycle lasting 2-4 months. Pain is unbearable. Neg for endometriosis. Had DNC previously. No pregnancies. Tylenol (acetaminophen) does nothing for pain?
Prolonged menses: Have you discussed with your gyn going on birth control to help gain control of your menstrual cycles? You also say neg for endometriosis, how what that done? Did you have a diagnostic laparoscopy to look in your abdomen/pelvis for endometriosis lesions (only way to truly say for sure)? Imaging just does not pick up this very well. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Menstrual disorder 2 months yet didn't got my menses n checked pregnancy test also n it's negative?
Does this mean you: Missed your period x 2 months? Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
Delay menses for 3 days. Slight spotting and feel slight menstrual cramps. Did 3 pregnancy test, all negative! What can be the reason?
Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. See doc if period does not come in a few weeks. ...Read more
I am 35 my last menstrual cycle was sept 6th. I have no energy always tired. I had a tubal 12 yrs ago. Pregnacy test was negative what's wrong? Help!
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems we 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. Pregnancy after a tubal can happen but this is rare. You can do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule visit. ...Read more
Maybe: A doctor can check to see if there is any worrisome medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their periods or a missed period on occasion (especially after getting a symptomatic illness like dengue). Some women are back to normal very soon, but others do have bothersome menstrual symptoms that persist or recur and need to see their doctors. ...Read more
Usually: A pregnancy test will turn positive 2 weeks after conception which occurs shortly after ovulation. Most women have a 28 day cycle and will ovulate on day 14 so a test done after 30 days should turn positive. However, sometimes women will ovulate later than the 16th day in which case a rest done on day 30 would be to early to turn positive. ...Read more
My menstural cycle is 28 days. Last month it delays for 6 days. This month me and my husband intercouse in 5th, 6th, 7th day period. Pregnancy?
HPT: I am not sure that I am tracking this. But bottom line is that if period is late - go ahead and take HPT. ...Read more
When is the best time to have sexual intercourse around a womens menstural cycle that will make it less likely for pregnancy?
Can you still have a menstral cycle during early stages of pregnancy? If not, how can tell if you are pregnant with - hpt but have pregnant syptoms?
You are not: No you can have a period when pregnant. If your home tests are negative then you are not pregnant. ...Read more
I took a pregnancy test 31 days after previous menstral cycle using mid day urine. Is this a reliable answer?
35 days late for menstral cycle 2 negative pregnancy test have some symptoms of pregnancwould like to know if I should just wait for my cycle to begin?
Late period: It's hard to say why it happens, but sometimes we are just late for our period. Even if it's never happened to you before, it could be happening now. Things like medications, stress, travel, changes in your weight, can all cause a late period. If your pregnancy test is negative, and no period for a whole month, I would call your gyn doc. S/he may want to run some tests. ...Read more
What are the chances of pregnancy after uterine ablasion and tubes tied? But menstural cycle started back 4 months ago?
My wife has a pituitary tumor, she has not had a menstral cycle in 4 months. I want to know despite this is pregnancy possible?
Having symptoms of pregnancy but all home tests say negative. Last menstral cycle was may 6. What should I do. My doctor says my IUD may be imbedded.
Wait a bit:
Home pregnancy tests can be unreliable until you miss a period. Also, if there is a problem with the pregnancy, there can be falsely negative tests. You should see your Ob and have a blood pregnancy test. This is a little more reliable.
Pregnancy with an IUD in the uterus is not common; however, If you are pregnant with an IUD in place, you need to be evaluated ASAP. ...Read more
Getting more tiny montgomery glands on my nipples and negative pregnancy tests. Why? Spotting 5 days during menstral cycle not normal
Probably not: Pregnant. The criteria for pregnancy would be missed cycles, early morning nausea/vomiting, breast welling and tenderness, with weight gain. Montgomery's follicle are a late finding in pregnancy. Please see your GYN for a breast examination and a blood (HCG) pregnancy test. ...Read more
When do pregnancy hormones level out after giving birth? I'm 4 months pp and my menstual cycle is regular, not breast feeding but feel hormonal still, why
Complicated: If your menstrual cycles are coming regularly then your female hormones (estrogen and progesterone) are normal. You could check your thyroid hormone. Often new moms are exhausted and sleep deprived. Post partum depression often goes unrecognized as the symptoms do not have to include crying and sadness. Discuss these items at your follow up appointment. ...Read more
Can a metallic smell during menstrual cycle indicate signs of pregnancy? Very irregular heavy bleeding with medium nickel sized blood clots then light bleeding with small tiny blood clots and for the first time this m.c a very strong metallic odor
Got pregnency test positive on august 16th. July 21st last menstural cycle. Today august 20th noticed slight spotting. Any chance of misscarraige??
Unlikely: Chances of miscarriage in first trimester is high, but spotting early is also common and does not mean miscarriage. If you have large amount of bleeding - it would likely be miscarriage. ...Read more
That's a large topic to cover under 400 words. Here's a link that may be of relevance. Best Wishes. Dr M
http://yourfertility. Org. Au/for-women/timing-and-conception ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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
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