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I've had my menstrual period on january 1 through 4, and now got it today on january 28. That is 26 days. Is this not to early? I did travel &get cold

I've had my menstrual period on january 1 through 4, and now got it today on january 28. That is 26 days. Is this not to early? I did travel &get cold

Menstrual periods: No, that is not too early. A menstrual cycle is defined from the day you start to bleed to the next time you start to bleed again. A typical time is 28 days. You started on day 27. ...Read more

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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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My menstrual period dose not come at the same date every month. Why?

My menstrual period dose not come at the same date every month. Why?

Cycle varies.: The average length of a menstrual cycle is 28 days from the start of one period to the start of the next. It is due to the cyclical production of hormones in the body. However, the cycle length can vary by a few days from month to month due to variation in the hormone release. ...Read more

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Why do I have irregular menstrual period?

Why do I have irregular menstrual period?

Abnormal ovulations: Your ovulations are abnorml or irregular. ...Read more

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Why does my body aroma change before my menstrual period?

Why does my body aroma change before my menstrual period?

Hormones: The hormonal changes linked to ovulation may change the natural odor of your body. Also it's possible that your sense of smell is temporarily altered. This hormonal effect is often seen in pregnant women who can't stand routine odors that were previously not offensive. ...Read more

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Should i be worried if menstrual period is slow to start?

Should i be worried if menstrual period is slow to start?

Probably not: If your periods are generally regular, then there should be nothing to worry about relating to the cycle. ...Read more

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How do you shorten your menstrual period?

How do you shorten your menstrual period?

Get on: The birth control pill. There is another non hormonal medicine named Lysteda that can shorten menses. ...Read more

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How do you know when your menstrual period will start and end?

How do you know when your menstrual period will start and end?

You have to: Keep track of it at your age they could be irregular or gone, you gyn can do hormone blood testing and an ultrasound to see what is going on and at yiour gae if you do not want periods anymore you can get an endometrial ablation which I do in my office on many pts- takes 8 minutes, easy gets rid of the endometrium so no ore worthless periods and it does not effect your ovarian function. ...Read more

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I've been on my menstrual period for almost 3weeks is this normal?

I've been on my menstrual period for almost 3weeks is this normal?

Not normal: 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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What is average menstrual period length? Is it normal to vary 2-4 days either way each month?

What is average menstrual period length? Is it normal to vary 2-4 days either way each month?

4 to 5 days and yes: Normal length can be 2 to 7 days, and can be even shorter if someone is on birth control pills. And yes, cycle length can vary month to month. ...Read more

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Menstruation (Definition)

Menstruation is also known as Menses. Menstruation is the regular cyclical shedding of uterine (womb) lining associated with bleeding. Begins at puberty (menarche) and continus during a woman's fertile years until menopause. Cycles usually average 28 days, but can vary from ...Read more


Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...Read more


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