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Menstruation (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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Does the cervix descend during ovulation or menstruation?

Does the cervix descend during ovulation or menstruation?

Prolapse: Prolapse of the uterus happens as a result of gravity and vaginal deliveries. It is permanent and only changes with manual replacement or surgery. ...Read more

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What causes spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy?

What causes spotting or bleeding in early pregnancy?

Implantation and : Increased vasculrity of the reproductive system may cause minimal spotting in the first trimester. If the spotting is more than minimal or persistent, please consult your doctor. See this site for more information. http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/bleeding-during-pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you have heavy implantion bleeding for 3 days? Or is it Menstrual Bleeding?

Can you have heavy implantion bleeding for 3 days? Or is it Menstrual Bleeding?

Not Implantation: If you are bleeding at the time of your expected period you are having a period. Plain and simple as that. Please promise me that you will not ever let your daughters not know these simple, easy to understand truths about how sex and pregnancy and menstruation work. ...Read more

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Whats the pregnancy symptoms before period? (before period due, or late period) woman with irregular or 30+ days cycle

Whats the pregnancy symptoms before period? (before period due, or late period) woman with irregular or 30+ days cycle

Late period: Even with a 30+ day irregular cycle, and sexually active with no contraception, it you do a pregnancy test 5 days after the latest your period has ever been irregular then you will have an accurate answer. ...Read more

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Can implantation bleeding occur 3 days before expected period. Have a regular 29 day cycle - is this implantation bleeding, period or a miscarriage?

Can implantation bleeding occur 3 days before expected period. Have a regular 29 day cycle - is this implantation bleeding, period or a miscarriage?

Yes, it is possible.: It is best to have a pregnancy test. Once pregnancy is ruled in or out, you can better determine your diagnosis and next action. If the test is positive, could be implantation. If the bleeding continues and increases could be signs of a miscarriage or threatened miscarriage. ...Read more

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Bleeding after 15 days of period, is it ovulation or implementation or period?

Bleeding after 15 days of period, is it ovulation or implementation or period?

Hormones irregular: If your bleeding started with a normal time to start your period, you most likely have problems with your hormone cycles. If not on birth control pills, which can cause this type of menstrual irregularity, you may need to see your physician and get an examination and some tests to determine if this is related to hormones like thyroid; or issues with the ovaries or the uterus. ...Read more

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Can antibiotics interfere w/ovulation or menstruation?

Can antibiotics interfere w/ovulation or menstruation?

Ovulation: There is no specific evidence that antibiotic use affects ovulation. The stress caused by the infection, however, could affect your cycle as much as any other stress. If you are being treated for ovulatory or infertility problems, consult your physician. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

What causes vaginal bleeding ater sex or in between periods?

Need Exam: To occasionally have a bit of spotting with intercourse may not mean anything bad. If it happens every time or if it is heavy then you should see your gynecologist. You could have a cervical infection, polyps, yeast, or dysplasia. An exam is quick and easy to disclose the cause. Spotting or light bleeding midway between periods may be normal due to ovulation. If it is heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Had sex day of spotting with blighted ovum preg.Heavy miscarriage bleeding next day.Light bleeding 2 more days.could that sex caused another pregnancy?

Had sex day of spotting with blighted ovum preg.Heavy miscarriage bleeding next day.Light bleeding 2 more days.could that sex caused another pregnancy?

Probably not: It is unlikely if you have completely expelled the previous pregnancy that was a blighted ovum as Mother Nature will not reset the pituitary gland for another ovulation until the HCG levels drop from an existing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can periods occur after implantation? Or bleeding similar to a period?

Can periods occur after implantation?  Or bleeding similar to a period?

Yes: Light bleeding may occur at the time of implantation or when menses are due. It is usually lighter. This is why pregnancies are dated from the first day of the last NORMAL menstrual period. ...Read more

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Hcg levels possible miscarriage 18,32,62 hCG levels progesterone 49,16,23 have had heavy bleeding with clots is this a miscarriage?

Hcg levels possible miscarriage
18,32,62 hCG levels progesterone 49,16,23 have had heavy bleeding with clots is this a miscarriage?

Looks like you are: Miscarrying. Unfortunately I have no idea how many weeks you are, and I also don't know if there was ever an ultrasound done to confirm an intrauterine embryo, and whether or not fetal heart tones were detected. I see you posted this question many hours ago, so I suspect you have sought emergency care already. If you haven't, please do. Wishing you the best. ...Read more

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Can fever or flu disturb menstruation cycle?

Can fever or flu disturb menstruation cycle?

Yes, significant : Illness may cause a woman to miss her period or for it to be late. ...Read more

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Period is irregular, 8 days late this month. Egg white discharge, severe cramps, no bleeding. History of ovarian cysts. Could it be that or pregnancy?

Period is irregular, 8 days late this month. Egg white discharge, severe cramps, no bleeding. History of ovarian cysts. Could it be that or pregnancy?

See your physician: .You need to have further exam. May also want to have complete thyroid exam done with complete thyroid lab test done. ...Read more

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I have bleeding after 10 days of periods ?Is this ovulation or irregular period?

I have bleeding after 10 days of periods ?Is this ovulation or irregular period?

Irergular 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. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more