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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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I have pregnancy symptoms and my period is 5-11 days late, am i pregnant?

I have pregnancy symptoms and my period is 5-11 days late, am i pregnant?

It is possible: Check a pregnancy test now and see. The pregnancy tests found in the stores are quite reliable and accurate once you are 2-5 days after the first day of the missed period. ...Read more

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My period is late 5 days now, am i pregnant?

My period is late 5 days now, am i pregnant?

Take pregnancy test: To know. 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Extremely high soft and closed cervix, some spotting, period five days late. Am i pregnant?

Extremely high soft and closed cervix, some spotting, period five days late. Am i pregnant?

Take a test: If you're worried about possibly being pregnant, best is to take an over the counter home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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If your period starts five days late should I still be worried that pregnancy can be an option?

If your period starts five days late should I still be worried that pregnancy can be an option?

No: If you have a regular period, just five days late, pregnancy is ruled out. It is possible that you are experiencing spontaneous loss of an early pregnancy. About 25% of early pregnancies are lost spontaneously mostly due to chromosomal defects in the embryo. ...Read more

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I was suppose to get my period sept 6 but here it is the 11 I'm five days late could I possibly be pregnant?

I was suppose to get my period sept 6 but here it is the 11 I'm five days late could I possibly be pregnant?

Maybe. Maybe not.: In a woman with regular periods, some causes of a late period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (like birth control pills), hormonal imbalances, etc… Seeing a doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. Pregnancy is the common cause of a missed period, if sexually active. ...Read more

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Five days no period only blood spotting can I be pregnant? I'm never late.

Five days no period only blood spotting can I be pregnant? I'm never late.

Yes: If you are late with your period you can be pregnant. A urine home pregnancy test will likely be very accurate 5 days after a missed period. You have nothing to lose by checking. ...Read more

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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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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