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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
May or May not be: Menstrual synchrony (the mcclintock effect) is a phenomenon 1st reported in 1971. It's existance has not been definitively established, and studies investigating it are controversial. Those who claim it is real state it is due to pheromones, hormone signals, between women. Others claim it is just a random occurrance. Some studies disprove it, others state it is possible. It's still a "mystery". ...Read more
Need to find out why: If not trying to conceive you can take birth control pills to get monthly bleeding. We need to find out why you have irregular cycles: polycystic ovarian sydrome (pcos), underactive thyroid, excess prolactin hormone, aging of the ovary (diminished ovarian reserve), or low hormone levels (hypogonadism) from exercise, eating disorders, stress. See a reproductive endocrinologist for tests / treatment. ...Read more
My wife's mensturation is almost 2 weeks tomorrow. What is wrong? As far as I know this is not normal.
Agreed not norm: A number of things can cause. Hormones out of balance, abnormalities of the uterus, and sometimes blood may be coming from another source. Because of all the possibilities, I would recommend an eval. By a clinician. ...Read more
My mensturation cycle has been late 3 day from its natural time is there any way that I can do that it happens?
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
See below: Avoid excessive sugar & low quality carbohydrate intake. Dont add extra salt to food & avoid processed foods containing extra salt. Reduce caffeine & alcohol use. Stay physically active. Ssri's (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) can be beneficial. Acupuncture and acupressure are really effective as well. ...Read more
Is there possibilty of bleeding through intercource on 6th day of mensturation after bleeding had stopped?
Hi. I wanted to know because of which reasons the amount of bleeding in the mensturation cycle will decrease?
Normal variant: Likely. If periods stop, that is another matter. ...Read more
Light periods: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. Treatment depends on cause. ...Read more
Twice monthly: If you have heavy periods you can become anemic and become more prone to illness. ...Read more
How many days the bleeding occur in the first mensturation after taking abortion medicine normally?
Is it true tht aftr delivery periods become irregular? How is the mensturation cycle gets affected?
No: If you are not breast feeding, your periods will return on their own after 6-8 weeks \. ...Read more
Will someone tell me the difference between mensturation blood and implantation blood, how to differeniate them?
Menstruation/implant: Menstruation is what you get every month. Implantation bleeding is what happens to a small portion of women when they get pregnant after the fertilized egg implants itself into the uterine lining. This causes bleeding around the time when your expected menstruation is to come. The bleeding is, however, shorter and lighter than the regular menstrual bleeding. This is the difference b/w the two. ...Read more
I have irregular menturation i m 22year old still no mensturation period last for 4 month please tell me the best medicine?
Common problem : 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 redo a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
At what age do girs normally start their mensturation? I know its different for ever girl, but what's the average age? Its 14 later or early?
How to differentiate between the bleeding that occurs after implantation & normal mensturation bleeding if both are likely to happn at d same tym?
Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more
I came canada on 9 january from pakistan. I had mensturation period on travelling. Now its 1 month over and I didn't get periods. What is cause of this?
TCM: Ginger root has been used in traditional chinese medicine to induce menstruation that is delayed. It has also been used in the treatment of excessively heavy periods. Recommend that you consult with an alternative medicine physician if considering use of high dose ginger to induce period. I always advise patients to also discuss use of herbals with their primary medical provider. ...Read more
See your physician: This kind of question really needs a face to face evaluation with your family physician or gynecologist. Periods can be made to come on time with use of the birth control pill, but first you need to find out if there is some condition behind those irregular periods, such as thyroid disorders (very common) and irregularity around menopause, which may indicate a problem with the uterine lining. ...Read more
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