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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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Last month I was 3 days late then period came. This month 8 days late then period came. I thought I was pregnant. Could I still be pregnant?

Last month I was 3 days late then period came. This month 8 days late then period came. I thought I was pregnant. Could I still be pregnant?

Presume not pregnant: A woman can presume she is not pregnant if she has a normal menstrual period and has no symptoms of pregnancy. She can do a urine pregnancy test if she is worried. The test is accurate if done correctly, 1 week after a missed period or 3 weeks after having sex. Pregnancy tests are inexpensive and are sold in stores everywhere. ...Read more

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My period came down two after the date it was supposed to come down. Could I still be pregnant?

My period came down two after the date it was supposed to come down. Could I still be pregnant?

??: As with any cycle you could possibly be pregnant but would recommend doing a pregnancy test now and in approximately 3 to 4 days. ...Read more

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My period came 3 days late! my cycle always been 28 always on time never late but just this time. Never had a 31 cycle. Can i still be pregnant?

My period came 3 days late! my cycle always been 28 always on time never late but just this time. Never had a 31 cycle. Can i still be pregnant?

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 your last sex was more than 14 days ago, then pregnancy is very unlikely. ...Read more

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Period due9/12 had sex9/10 bled but assumed it was early period bt stopped same day. Had sex9/11 period came back9/14. Could i still be pregnant?

Period due9/12 had sex9/10 bled but assumed it was early period bt stopped same day. Had sex9/11 period came back9/14. Could i still be pregnant?

Pregnancy test: If you have had an abnormal menses you should consider a pregnancy test. If these symptoms continue you should contact your md. A blood pregnancy test, thyroid function and other tests may be performed. ...Read more

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Period due9/12 had sex9/10 bled but assumed it was early period bt stopped same day. Had sex9/11 period came back9/14. So could i still be pregnant?

Period due9/12 had sex9/10 bled but assumed it was early period bt stopped same day. Had sex9/11 period came back9/14. So could i still be pregnant?

Pregnancy test: If you have had an abnormal menses you should consider a pregnancy test. If these symptoms continue you should contact your md. A blood pregnancy test, thyroid function and other tests may be performed. ...Read more

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My period was 20days late & I took 3 tests &they were neg. Then on the 21st day my period came a bit heavy &lasted for 7days could i still be pregnant?

My period was 20days late & I took 3 tests &they were neg. Then on the 21st day my period came a bit heavy &lasted for 7days could i still be pregnant?

Not pregnant: The tests are quite reliable and it sounds like you had a normal but late period. You are not pregnant but if you are worried this shows that you do not have confidence in your contraception method. See a doctor and get better contraception! ...Read more

Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more