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Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


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Can she get pregnant if we had unprotected sex during her first menstrual?

Can she get pregnant if we had unprotected sex during her first menstrual?

Unlikely: Women are most fertile around 14 days before they start their period. This is ovulation. Sperm can live in the uterus for a few days so she can actually get pregnant from having sex before or after her ovulation. Use condoms at a minimum. If she can use protection as well then you are more covered but she can still get preg with that. If you don't want a baby. Abstinence. ...Read more

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Sorry if it is too much information. I had sex during menstrual, after felt a tad woozy, had to sit up afterwards, is that normal?

Sorry if it is too much information. I had sex during menstrual, after felt a tad woozy, had to sit up afterwards, is that normal?

Sex woozy: Hi SydneyC, never be frightened to tell us anything. We don't judge. We help if we can. In this case, I don't think sex during the period matters a jot besides the extra laundry. The wooziness probably due to hyperventilation. Take "1 or 2 horses out of the team pulling your wagon during sex and it will go. If not, doesn't matter, but I would stay lying down till your respiratory rate normalises! T ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a high sex drive during my menstrual cycle?

Is it normal to have a high sex drive during my menstrual cycle?

Varies: Yes some woman have high desire during men's trial cycle others don't feel comfortable it's hormonal change. ...Read more

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My boyfriend and I currently had sex and then I started my menstrual cycle but I get a very painful singing sensation during urination. What is it?

My boyfriend and I currently had sex and then I started my menstrual cycle but I get a very painful singing sensation during urination. What is it?

UTI: As one can expect, sexual intercourse is a risk factor. Sounds like you may need some antibiotics. Feel free to connect with me virtually and/or with an Inbox Consult and I should, hopefully, be able to call/transmit something in for you. ...Read more

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Can one can be pregnet by doing the unprotected sex during the 5th day of her menstrual cycle. If she will do various excercise can she avoid pregen?

Can one can be pregnet by doing the unprotected sex during the 5th day of her menstrual cycle. If she will do various excercise can she avoid pregen?

Always possible: It is always possible that you can conceive if you have unprotected intercourse, if you ovulate at atypical times. As to exercises to avoid conception, it is more related to luck than anything else if you do not conceive. ...Read more

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Can hitting the spinal cord during sex cause cramping like menstrual cramps?

Can hitting the spinal cord during sex cause cramping like menstrual cramps?

Spinal cord injury: Your spinal cord is highly protected, and it is very unlikely that your symptoms are caused by damage to it during sex. A more likely scenario is that your cervix is being impacted, which is very uncomfortable for many women. Painful intercourse can be a symptom of infection, so have yourself evaluated if changing positions during sex does not improve your comfort. ...Read more

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When is the best time to have sex during your menstrual cycle to get pregnant?

When is the best time to have sex during your menstrual cycle to get pregnant?

When u ovulate: If u ovulate which is supposed to be 14 days before your period so if your periods are every 28 days u ovulate day 14, if your periods are 35 days apart u ovulate day 21. ...Read more

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So I've been having unprotected sex with my partner even during my menstrual it lasted 11 days and I still haven't got my period but I feel a lump?

Lump or not: Where is this lumb? Anyway, lump or not it sounds like you are concerned that you could be pregnant. There is only one way to find out. Go get a pregnancy test done! If that is negative then you can see your doctor and determine what else could be happening. ...Read more

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I had sex during my first ovulation sign and the date was 4 /19/13 my back hurts and I have a lot of menstrual cramping is it possible I could be preg?

I had sex during my first ovulation sign and the date was 4 /19/13 my back hurts and I have a lot of menstrual cramping is it possible I could be preg?

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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My period is irregular again. Why? For the passed two years my menstrual cycle came every single month. And then all of a sudden I missed it for 2 months. During those two months I had sex for the first time and iwas really worried. After those two months

My period is irregular again. Why? For the passed two years my menstrual cycle came every single month. And then all of a sudden I missed it for 2 months. During those two months I had sex for the first time and iwas really worried. After those two months

There: There are other reasons besides pregnancy that can cause a woman to miss a period such as: stress, diet, excessive exercise, illness or a hormone imbalance such as with a thyroid disorder or poly cystic ovarian syndrome. You should contact you doctor to discuss your irregular cycle and your other symptoms. With your symptoms, you should have your thyroid levels checked at least. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant if you have sex 3 days - 1 week before you menstrual cycle starts or only during you fertile week or your ovulation day?

Can you get pregnant if you have sex 3 days - 1 week before you menstrual cycle starts or only during you fertile week or your ovulation day?

Risk for pregnancy: Most people with ovulate 14 days before a period, therefore your date of sex was day 18 and sperm lives in your reproductive track for 72 hrs (3 days) at the most. Your ovulation window is usually day 14+/- 2 days and sperm can live 3 days so you can be at risk for pregnancy 14+/- 5 days (days9-19). So as you can see there are many variables that play a role for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Air embolism during sex on menstrual period, what to do?

Air embolism during sex on menstrual period, what to do?

Better times for sex: During the menstrual period, and if the vaginal traps air from intercourse or blowing into the vagina, air embolism can result. When the "country cousins" come visiting in your case (menstrual flow) you might want to postpone such activity considering the repercussions. ...Read more

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Air embolism during sex on menstrual period, is this normal?

No: This is hugely abnormal. This is most familiar from certain bizarre sexual practices. If this supposedly happened from normal intercourse and the woman was actually sick, I'd try to find out exactly what's going in -- it's not supposed to be one of the hazards. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex during the 4th and 5th day of my menstrual period. Is there a risk of getting pregnant?

Had unprotected sex during the 4th and 5th day of my menstrual period. Is there a risk of getting pregnant?

Back to Health Class: No. One does not get pregnant during menstruation. Pregnancy occurs with ovulation. Ovulation is the release of the egg from the ovary. It occurs just shy of half way through your cycle. ...Read more

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I am experiencing pain during sex, excessive menstrual cramps and pelvic pain. Considering a hysterectomy.

I am experiencing pain during sex, excessive menstrual cramps and pelvic pain. Considering a hysterectomy.

Consider pain source: You need to see a GYN MD first to determine why the pain, cramping and painful sex are occurring. Endometriosis is notorious for causing these types of symptoms and can be identified by Laparoscopy. Hysterectomy should only be considered when all your options are on the table. ...Read more

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Second month of nuva ring and was inserted during my menstrual cycle. Day after insertion unprotected sex. Could I be pregnant or am I safe?

Second month of nuva ring and was inserted during my menstrual cycle. Day after insertion unprotected sex. Could I be pregnant or am I safe?

Probably safe: After one month of use, the Nuva ring should be providing reliable birth control. It is also unlikely, but not impossible for a woman to be become pregnant during or immediately after a menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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We had unprotected sex during (26/14) few hours later she had her first menstrual period. Its her fifth day today (30/14) is my sperm dead inside her?

We had unprotected sex during (26/14) few hours later she had her first menstrual period. Its her fifth day today (30/14) is my sperm dead inside her?

Back to school?: One cannot make a baby during the menstrual period. It would be incorrect to think sperm during a period would do anything but die. A female gets pregnant during ovulation. Not during a period. ...Read more

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Can the sperm be washed away by the blood in your menstrual period? For example, you had sex during the 3rd day of your period and you haveaheavyflow.

Can't count on it: Sperm are very good swimmers and are very determined to swim upstream to reach their goal. Kind of like salmon swimming upstream back to their spawning ground. ...Read more

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I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, pain during sex, vaginal irritation and vaginal burning.

I am experiencing irregular menstrual periods, pain during sex, vaginal irritation and vaginal burning.

4 reasons to see GYN: You have provided four reasons to see a GYN MD for evaluation as each of those symptoms require a "hands on" history and examination. ...Read more

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On birth control patch I spotted during my menstrual I had sex and he came in me it was supposed to be off but I still was spotting. Nausea. Pregnant?

On birth control patch I spotted during my menstrual I had sex and he came in me it was supposed to be off but I still was spotting. Nausea. Pregnant?

"Patchy period": The contraceptive patch may have a sparse period flow or spotting only. However, to ease your mind a pregnancy test is helpful. ...Read more