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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 had sex on the feb 8, 3 days after i felt little sharp left ovary pain, my period are 1 day late, could i be pregnant?

I had sex on the feb 8, 3 days after i felt little sharp left ovary pain, my period are 1 day late, could i be pregnant?

Too Soon: You had sex after the fertile period. It is very unlikely that you are pregnant. It is extremely unlikely to have a fertile egg still available for pregnancy five days before an expected period, especially given that it takes some time for the sperm to swim to the ovary. If you still do not have a period in a few days then it may be time to do a pregnancy test. Five days is too soon. ...Read more

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My cycles range from 26-28 days.My cycle was 26 this month and i got my period but it was one day late. Could i be pregnant since my cycle was short?

My cycles range from 26-28 days.My cycle was 26 this month and i got my period but it was one day late. Could i be pregnant since my cycle was short?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Ejaculation on clitoris couple days after end of period, washed straight after. No penetration. Next period is one day late, could i b pregnant?

Ejaculation on clitoris couple days after end of period, washed straight after. No penetration. Next period is one day late, could i b pregnant?

Not likely: For practical purposes, pregnancy doesn't happen from ejaculation on the outside. And if you've had a period since this episode that was normal in length and around the right time (1 day late is ok) you are not pregnant! Best wishes! ...Read more

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I messed up one night and took my birthcontrol thirty minutes before i usually do. My period is a day late. Could i be pregnant?

Take a test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I been having cramps for a week in a half my period is one day late my boyfriends has been pulling out can I be pregnant i took two test both negative?

I been having cramps for a week in a half my period is one day late my boyfriends has been pulling out can I be pregnant i took two test both negative?

Pregnancy possible: "pulling out" is one of the least effective methods of birth control and std protection that is out there. Please wear a condom if you are trying to avoid any of these. Recheck home pregnancy test with first morning urine in about a week. If you don't like living in fear every month, have him wear the condom. Unless the goal is pregnancy... Then...Good luck. ...Read more

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My period is one day late, no symptoms of it or pregnancy? What's going on? Unprotected sex 2 weeks ago

My period is one day late, no symptoms of it or pregnancy? What's going on? Unprotected sex 2 weeks ago

Normal: A few days of variability in the day of menses can happen even with normal cycles. A one day delay is not unusual, especially if you have been under stress. If you menses is delayed more than one week, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Im irregular and got period august dor 10 days september for 2 days october came late but one day an november nothing could i be pregnant?

Im irregular and got period august dor 10 days september for 2 days october came late but one day an november nothing could i be pregnant?

You didn't tell us : When you had sexual activity. Was it prior to your period in august? If , so the presence of multiple periods would mean that you are not pregnant. If you are in doubt then take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...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


Menstrual Period (Definition)

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