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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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My period is late and im trying to get pregnant. The home tests say neggative. Why is my period late if im not pregnant. Im usually on time.

My period is late and im trying to get pregnant. The home tests say neggative. Why is my period late if im not pregnant. Im usually on time.

Various: There are various possible reasons including stress, thyroid disease, eating disorders, medications, excessive exercise and others. If the pregnancy test is still negative in 1 week, seek care to see why you're skipping. ...Read more

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I have a 25day cycle.had sex on 4th day of period.had p2.bleeding started 9days later.now my period is late.im i pregnant?

I have a 25day cycle.had sex on 4th day of period.had p2.bleeding started 9days later.now my period is late.im i pregnant?

Take a test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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My period is late but i'm not pregnant. Could i still get pregnant if I have unprotected sex during this time?

My period is late but i'm not pregnant. Could i still get pregnant if I have unprotected sex during this time?

Yes. : You are never "safe" from pregnancy if you do not use protection. Ovulation can occur late and if you are not protected with some form of birth control then you can still get pregnant. Don't take chances if you are not ready to be a mother. ...Read more

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My period is late and i'm not pregnant. Recently, i notice that I have brown mucus discharge. My question, how long does this discharge goin to last?

My period is late and i'm not pregnant. Recently, i notice that I have brown mucus discharge. My question, how long does this discharge goin to last?

Probably period: Brown equals old blood. It sounds like that was your period although likely not a normal period for you. It is typical to have an "off" period every now and then. This usually corrects itself over the next few cycles. If it continues see your doctor to discuss cycle regulation. Birth control is very effective at regulating the cycle and preventing pregnancy. ...Read more

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My period is 12 days late. I'm not pregnant. What could be factors causing my extremely late period?

My period is 12 days late. I'm not pregnant. What could be factors causing my extremely late period?

Late: 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 (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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My breast are really sore my period is 8 days late i'm i pregnant or just having a late period?

My breast are really sore my period is 8 days late i'm i pregnant or just having a late period?

Test: You might be. There is only one way to tell right now - get a pregnancy test. A home pregnancy test, available in many stores, can give you the answer. Follow the directions carefully. ...Read more

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Why is my period so late when i'm not pregnant?

Why is my period so late when i'm not pregnant?

Late period: At age 45, a likely reason for a late period would be perimenopause - that period of time before final menopause where hormone levels change, ovulation becomes less common, and periods often become farther apart. Thyroid problems, certain other medical problems, significant change in weight, and change in stress level are other possible reasons. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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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