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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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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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Trying to get prego. Sex on ovulation day. Period 4 days early. But breast pain still here 3 weeks after period. Pregnancy?

Trying to get prego. Sex on ovulation day. Period 4 days early. But breast pain still here 3 weeks after period. Pregnancy?

Pregnancy: If a person has a period of normal duration and flow, then even if it was early, it is incredibly unlikely that the person is pregnant. Pregnancy requires the cessation of periods to develop the baby. ...Read more

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1day late period no pain normally but pain after intercourse and a negative pregnancy test?

1day late period no pain normally but pain after intercourse and a negative pregnancy test?

Wait a week: Your period may start in a few days as part of normal variation. If no periods by next week, it would be a good time to repeat the pregnancy test. Good luck ...Read more

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Accuracy of home pregnancy test 21 days after intercourse? Or 31 days after? Breastfeeding. No periods. Spotted once. Ovulation pains. Light crampin.

Accuracy of home pregnancy test 21 days after intercourse? Or 31 days after? Breastfeeding. No periods. Spotted once. Ovulation pains.  Light crampin.

Urine hcg: A pregnancy test depends upon the concentration of hcg, the pregnancy hormone, in urine. A negative test means the level of HCG is undetectable, but that can happen early in pregnancy. A positive test means pregnancy. Since you are breastfeeding, and are not having regular periods, you cannot rely on counting days if you are avoiding pregnancy. To prevent pregnancy, use birth control. ...Read more

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Does ovulation pain occur before after or during actual ovulation? Period two days late last month and ovulation pain today is two days late.

Does ovulation pain occur before after or during actual ovulation? Period two days late last month and ovulation pain today is two days late.

All the above: Pain related to ovulation can be before, during, after, or all 3. Doctors refer to peri-ovulatory pain (meaning "around" ovulation) because the pain is in no way specific to the time of ovulation. ...Read more

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Does cramping 5-6 days after ovulation means pregnancy? was cramping and spotting before ovulation too.dizzy,headache

Does cramping 5-6 days after ovulation means pregnancy? was cramping and spotting before ovulation too.dizzy,headache

Not really: Those symptoms may occur during pregnancy, but they do not mean pregnancy. Be patient, it is too early to be sure. ...Read more

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Period cramps 4 days after ovulation. Could this indicate pregnancy?

Period cramps 4 days after ovulation. Could this indicate pregnancy?

Not likely: Cramping around ovulation is very common. It is called mittelsmertz. This would not indicate pregnancy because it is too early. Conception occurs after ovulation and a pregnancy can not be detected for about 7-10 days after that. ...Read more

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Bleeding and cramping days after ovulation before next period is that normal?

Bleeding and cramping days after ovulation before next period is that normal?

Certainly can be: Ovulation consist of the rupture of a very small cyst on the surface of the ovary and the release of an egg. Sometimes that causes pain and little bleeding. An old-fashioned term for this is a German word "Mittleschmertz". ...Read more

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Spotted for 2 days 6 days before period do . Very regular cycle . Had Intercourse on ovulation day . 4 days before period do negative pregnancy t?

Spotted for 2 days 6 days before period do . Very  regular cycle . Had   Intercourse  on ovulation day . 4 days before period do  negative pregnancy t?

Too soon to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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If I ovulated the day before period starts. is pregnancy possible?

If I ovulated the day before period starts. is pregnancy possible?

Something not right: It is practically impossible to start a real period right after ovulation because there is no progesterone (that soon) to withdraw from. I suggest 1) you ovulated ta a different time, or 2) the bleeding was not your period. I hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Kashif Abdullah
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Period Pain (Definition)

Period pain or menstrual cramps are often referred to as dysmenorrhea, while a more accurate translation would be menalgia. Dysmenorrhea is a more encompassing term that not only describes the painful cramping associated with menses, but means that 'something isn't right ...Read more


Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Painful Menstrual Bleeding (Definition)

Painful menstrual bleeding, also known as dysmenorrhea, is a symptom that can be caused by infection, increased levels of prostaglandins (in which case ibuprofen will help relieve the pain), or structural abnormalities with ...Read more