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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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How can I tell if its spotting or a period? I usually have a heavy flow, now its really light. could I be pregnant?

How can I tell if its spotting or a period? I usually have a heavy flow, now its really light. could I be pregnant?

Check preg test: Start with an over the counter pregnancy test. You can find out if you are pregnant or not in a few minutes. If you do not want to be pregnant then see a doctor to begin birth control. ...Read more

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Have all pregnancy symptoms.. period late..started bleeding bright red 7 days later no clots. Not verybheavy but not really light.could I be pregnant?

Have all pregnancy symptoms.. period late..started bleeding bright red 7 days later no clots. Not verybheavy but not really light.could I be pregnant?

You tell us: Physicians never guess when it comes to pregnancy or miscarriage. Do a pregnancy test. Then return to us with this question. All answers will depend upon the results of the test. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex & my boyfriend pulled out but my period was a normal period for about two days & then it got really light, could I be pregnant ?

I had unprotected sex & my boyfriend pulled out but my period was a normal period for about two days & then it got really light, could I be pregnant ?

Withdrawal: There are sperm in the seminal fluid that is released before ejaculation, so pregnancy si a possibility. Would check home HCG, if negative consider blood test and or sonongram if you do not wish to be pregnant consider long term BC like implanon( go to planned parenthood) or and IUD , this way you can be spontaneous and not have to worry ...Read more

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Only had my period for 3days and it was light, could i be pregnant?

Only had my period for 3days and it was light, could i be pregnant?

If it was your: Actual period then you are not pregnant. If uncertain what the bleeding represented then take a home pregnancy test to know one way or the other. ...Read more

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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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. James Dukelow
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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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