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I've been having period every 2 weeks.?

I've been having period every 2 weeks.?

Doctor can evaluate: The average cycle length (from the first day of one period to the first day of the next) is 28 days. Anything from 21-35 days is considered within normal limits. There are many causes for irregular periods. If you are having periods every two weeks, you might consider seeing your doctor for a full history and physical to determine what the cause could be. ...Read more

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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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At what maximum rate can you ovulate after your period ends?

At what maximum rate can you ovulate after your period ends?

Depends : The older you are the quicker it tends to be till the time of ovulation. In general you take your cycle length and subtract 14 to figure out your approximate day of ovulation. For example a woman with a 30 day cycle ovulates around day 16. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would cause a pulse rate to go over 200 and BP to stay 67 over 42 for an extended period?

I was wondering what would cause a pulse rate to go over 200 and BP to stay 67 over 42 for an extended period?

Turned around: The low BP is likely due to the fast heart rate. The heart rate is due to an arrhythmia and there are several that can do it, so an accurate diagnosis is necessary. ...Read more

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Untreatable meningitis can lead to death?What's the rate of survival if it's not treated soon and in what period of time you can die for the 1st sympt

Untreatable meningitis can lead to death?What's the rate of survival if it's not treated soon and in what period of time you can die for the 1st sympt

Meningitis: Most meningitis is caused by viral infections. Viral infections are not in and of themselves treatable. The medical community works to support the life of the infected person but many if not most do not die. ...Read more

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Yes. Its a 15~25% rate for pregnancy a month well what about a week and a have after period is there a higher risk for pregnancy or no?

Yes. Its a 15~25% rate for pregnancy a month well what about a week and a have after period is there a higher risk for pregnancy or no?

Back to school: One gets pregnant during ovulation. Ovulation occurs just shy of half way through your menstrual cycle. Sperm live up to five days after being deposited in the vagina so sperm left in the vagina during the five days leading up to or before ovulation are the sperm most likely to cause pregnancy. It is all about ovulation. Your time farm of ten days after a period sounds exactly like ovulation. ...Read more

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Why is my period appearing earlier than my time rate? For me its 22 days but I have had no sexual contact. I've heard it could come early because of that. I'm a bit worried if somethings wrong with me. Thank you for your help, I'll be waiting for your rep

Why is my period appearing earlier than my time rate? For me its 22 days but I have had no sexual contact. I've heard it could come early because of that. I'm a bit worried if somethings wrong with me. Thank you for your help, I'll be waiting for your rep

You're okay!: While it's true that the average woman in her peak reproductive years menstruates every 28 days, it's just a mathematical average. Normal menstrual cycles range from 21-36 days. Since you have regular menstrual cycles, you probably ovulate regularly and are fertile. You're NOT doing any harm by having no sexual contact right now. In fact, you may be protecting fertility for later on in life. ...Read more

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Can sitting in the heat for an extended period of time raise your heart rate?

Can sitting in the heat for an extended period of time raise your heart rate?

Yes.: Dehydration can cause tachycardia (Fast heart rate). But this could be a sign of an irregular heart rate as well. Key is to make sure the rhythm is at regular intervals. if its not, then you have to worry about atrial fibrillation. http://amansawmd.com/2014/02/17/atrial-fibrillation-overview/ ...Read more

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Can being on your period causes heart rate 2 race on a 38yr old and shes also taking methodone?

Can being on your period causes heart rate 2 race on a 38yr old and shes also taking methodone?

Not related : An elevated heart rate would not be related to having a period. I would see you primary care doctor to evaluate this. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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