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Doctor insights on: Ovulation Vs Menstruation Symptoms

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Symptoms of ovulation?

Symptoms of ovulation?

All or just some: Change in cervical fluid, change in cervical firmness and position, increased basal temperature - most commonly used, also: breast tenderness, some cramping or pain on one side of the pelvis, breast tenderness, abdominal bloating increased sex drive, heightened sense of smell, taste. ...Read more

Menstruation (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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Difference between early pregnancy symptoms and menstrual cycle symptoms?

Difference between early pregnancy symptoms and menstrual cycle symptoms?

Pregnancy: If you suffer from pms sympyoms might be similar however you would get a + test if pregnant. Nausea, vomiting and breast tenderness seems to be the most common sigbs during early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Brown spotting for 10+ days. Lmp 04/26. Last intercourse may 17. Cycles irregular 30-50 days with history of pcos. What is cause of spotting?

Brown spotting for 10+ days. Lmp 04/26. Last intercourse may 17. Cycles irregular 30-50 days with history of pcos. What is cause of spotting?

Variable: Pcos involves dysfunctional hormone production from the ovaries. The uterus responds to hormone changes by either bleeding or not bleeding. Spotting during pcos cycles is not unusual, however, unprotected intercourse with implantation bleeding during early pregnancy could produce spotting as well. ...Read more

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Menstrual type cramps. No where near period or ovulation. Possibilities?

Menstrual type cramps. No where near period or ovulation. Possibilities?

Several Things: There are a lot of cross over symptoms shared by the female pelvic organs and the other pelvic organs (bladder, bowel). While it is possible you may have a cyst on an ovary, it is also possible that you have a bowel issue (colitis, irritable bowel) or a urologic issue (interstitial cystitis, uti). ...Read more

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Can precum cause preg during fertile period? I'm 2 days late, and no period or PMS symptoms.

Can precum cause preg during fertile period? I'm 2 days late, and no period or PMS symptoms.

Fertility: Yes. Sperm can be present in the fluid that is emitted prior to ejaculation and it is possible to get pregnant if precautions had not been taken. "Coitus interuptus" is a notoriously unreliable method to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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What usually causes delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy?

What usually causes delayed menstrual period aside from pregnancy?

Causes: 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 (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can getting/having your menstrual cycle effect GERD symptoms?

Can getting/having your menstrual cycle effect GERD symptoms?

Yes: Since hormones fluctuate related to cycles and digestion is influenced by hormones, there is a definite relationship to gerd symptoms. ...Read more

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Does ovulation symptoms (cervical mucus, cervical position, basal temperature) r same even for pcos patients? Does ovulation predictor kit helps?

Does ovulation symptoms (cervical mucus, cervical position, basal temperature) r same even for pcos patients? Does ovulation predictor kit helps?

PCOS: Pcos has a variety of different symptoms. One of the main symptoms of this syndrome is a lack of ovulation. That is why pcos patients sometimes have infertility, which is difficult conceiving. Ovulation testing kits are a good way to see if you are ovulating, and having pcos should not interfere with the test unless you are not ovulating. Other symptoms will be the same if truely ovulating. ...Read more

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What are the differences between menstruation and ovulation symptoms?

What are the differences between menstruation and ovulation symptoms?

Symptoms?: Or mechanism? The huge difference in symptoms is vaginal bleeding with menstruation, not with ovulation. Other symptoms like cramping, bloating, nausea etc.... may be the same in some women. ...Read more

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24 y.o female, healthy, 20 day length cycles, Took Ovulation testing kits daily, no LH surge on any day? What does that mean?

24 y.o female, healthy, 20 day length cycles, Took Ovulation testing kits daily, no LH surge on any day? What does that mean?

Normal is 21-35: Normal cycles run 21-35 days. At 20 days, you are outside the normal limits. Time to see your doctor and have some tests done. ...Read more

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Having 21-24 days of menstruation cycle, is it regular?

Having 21-24 days of menstruation cycle, is it regular?

Menstrual cycles: Is the 21-24 day cycle length from the beginning of one cycle to the beginning of the other or from the end to the beginning. If it is the former, then that would be a short cycle and you should see a doctor to find out why it is short. If it is the latter and your cycle lasts 5-6 days, then it would be a normal 26 - 30 day cycle length. ...Read more

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Is monthly mid period cycle constipation associated with some food intolerance?

Is monthly mid period cycle constipation associated with some food intolerance?

Just the Opposite: Certain food intolerances can cause mid period constipation. Improve your fiber content and easily digestible foods to avoid the dreaded 'union card in the bricklayers association.'. ...Read more

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Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Period 8 days late no other symptoms of pregnancy period normally irregular. what is the likely-hood of pregnancy?

Pregnant??: possibly if you are having sex - irregular menses make unprotected sex - complicated since you generally can't rely on the "lateness" of the period. I would wait a week and repeat the test if you still haven't gotten your period. Do you want to be pregnant?? if not you need to use some sort of birth control If you do - you normally ovulate on the 14 th day after you start your mense ...Read more

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I'm on 30 mg dydrogesterone (oral) supplement. Period 5 days late. No cramping or any pregnancy symptom. Is it pregnancy or dydrogesterone delaying?

I'm on 30 mg dydrogesterone (oral) supplement. Period 5 days late. No cramping or any pregnancy symptom. Is it pregnancy or dydrogesterone delaying?

Delay: most likely is caused by the medicine you're taking, but you should check a pregnancy test. If you get a period about 2-7 days after stopping the medicine, you'll get your answer. ...Read more

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Does everyone xperience pregnancy symptoms on 13 days post ovulation?

Does everyone xperience pregnancy symptoms on 13 days post ovulation?

Pregnancy symptoms: The only post-ovulation symptoms you might expect to experience are pre-menstrual symptoms...since menstruation begins on day 14 post-ovulation...unless, of course, you got pregnant at the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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