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10 days late, trying to conceive! Period came yesterday, quite heavy for about 5 hours, slowly starting to disappear, this morning it's really light.?

10 days late, trying to conceive! Period came yesterday, quite heavy for about 5 hours, slowly starting to disappear, this morning it's really light.?

Trying to conceive: Sometimes your period can be heavier than usual if it is irregular. If you were not using birth control, it is possible that you were pregnant and miscarried. Did you have cramping with the heavy flow or notice clots or tissue? If concerned you should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive, period isn't due until 20 th, bled for a day very light on the 9th, implantation? When can I test?

Trying to conceive, period isn't due until 20 th, bled for a day very light on the 9th, implantation? When can I test?

Patience; wait a bit: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An ob-gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive period was 4 days late then bled for a day and a half and now im not bleeding at all. Could I be pregnant?

I'm trying to conceive period was 4 days late then bled for a day and a half and now im not bleeding at all. Could I be pregnant?

Yes: Some women have spotting, although usually not frank bleeding, as part of a fertile ovum implanting and beginning to create a home for itself. In fact, bleeding can occur at almost any time during pregnancy without loss of the pregnancy. Consider a home test, or a visit to a gyn practitioner. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive. Period started 4 days early with no cramping (Which are usually unbearable). Now 4th day into period unbearable cramps begin. Why?

Trying to conceive. Period started 4 days early with no cramping (Which are usually unbearable). Now 4th day into period unbearable cramps begin. Why?

Not sure why you: Have such terrible cramps, but if you had pregnancy symptoms before, you may be having a miscarriage. There is very little distinction between miscarriage and menstrual pain except for the level of pain and timing as well as degree of bleeding. I would go get checked out by healthcare provider ASAP. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive. Period 4 days late. Now I have small amount of dark brown discharge. What can it mean? Pregnant?

Trying to conceive. Period 4 days late. Now I have small amount of dark brown discharge. What can it mean? Pregnant?

Pregant:bldg: Dark brown discharge can result from implantation of a fertilized egg, and because of the delay in exiting the womb, may be seen after the period is actually due. If is continues, obtain a serum pregnancy test (not unine) and consult your healthcare professional. Generally this is not of great concern. ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive. Period cycle 30-38 days. Since 2 months less period and cramps, home pregnancy test turned negative twice. What could it be?

I'm trying to conceive. Period cycle 30-38 days. Since 2 months less period and cramps, home pregnancy test turned negative twice. What could it be?

Irregular periods: You should undergo an evaluation for irregular periods (obgyn or fertility specialist). This commonly caused by ovulatory dysfunction: a condition in which women don't ovulate regularly ...Read more

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Trying to conceive, period 5 days late, sore breasts for past week. 3 negative pregnancy tests & some bleeding today, pinkish. Is this implant bleeding?

Trying to conceive, period 5 days late, sore breasts for past week. 3 negative pregnancy tests & some bleeding today, pinkish. Is this implant bleeding?

Pregnancy: If you are 5 days late and you used to have regular periods your urine pregnancy test should be positive by now. If in doubt do a blood test instead. Symptoms you are refering might sound like pregnancy or hormonal disbalance. ...Read more

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Am trying to conceive. Period is due tomorrow, have no PMS symptoms. Not even my usual sore/tender breasts. Negative pregnancy test today.?

Am trying to conceive. Period is due tomorrow, have no PMS symptoms. Not even my usual sore/tender breasts. Negative pregnancy test today.?

Retest: Somerimes when one is trying to conceive the "stress" can cause your period to possible be delayed meaning your ovulation was delayed and you may be pregnant but may be too early for the pregnancy test to be positive so repeat in a few days if no period. A blood pregnancy test can detect pregnancy earlier. ...Read more

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I have been trying to conceive. My period will be a week late on Monday. It is never late. Should I go get check?

I have been trying to conceive. My period will be a week late on Monday. It is never late. Should I go get check?

Yes: Its likely you are pregnant! You can find out today if you want. Go to the drug-store and get a home pregnancy test. They are available without a prescription and are accurate anytime after you miss your period. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My period is 6 days late. Last month I was 4 days late then it came. I'm trying to conceive. My period lasts 7 days and length between is 37.?

My period is 6 days late. Last month I was 4 days late then it came. I'm trying to conceive. My period lasts 7 days and length between is 37.?

Conception optimum: A cycle starts the day a woman starts spotting and ends the day before the next spotting. Cycle length between 25 and 32 days are "normal". 37 day cycle can still get pregnant. Ovulation occurs cycle length minus 14, that is between day 11 and 23. Sperm survives for 4 days. Women desiring to conceive should start having intercourse on day 7 of their cycle and then every other day until day 23. ...Read more

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Since I have been trying to conceive my period cycle has become irregular. I was spot on 28 days, not its between 28-37. What could this be?

Since I have been trying to conceive my period cycle has become irregular. I was spot on 28 days, not its between 28-37. What could this be?

Menstrual cycle: You may e ovulating alter than day 14, or you may not be ovulating at all. Your doctor can help you figure this out. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive, my period is 28 regualr, but it is early 6 days this time& very light only when I wipe, & negative preg blood test, why this happen?

Trying to conceive, my period is 28 regualr, but it is early 6 days this time& very light only when I wipe, & negative preg blood test, why this happen?

Stress: Trying to conceive may be stressful for some individuals. This can affect the cycle regularity. Just relax and see what happens next cycle. Each cycle is different from each other hormonally. Stress can affect your hormones. An occasional abnormal cycle is actually normal variation.. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive, last period was august 27th we started trying september 10th. Didn't get my period till october 11th, when finished cramping stayed?

Trying to conceive, last period was august 27th we started trying september 10th. Didn't get my period till october 11th, when finished cramping stayed?

One month: Keep at it. One month of trying to get pregnant is not enough to start worrying there might be a problem. If you are worried about cramping and pain your obgyn can help. ...Read more

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It is 4th day of my period and I have period cramps that didn't have before, is this normal? Iam trying to conceive after period

No Problem: Please take some Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for your cramps and try to conceive. Most cramps during menses are not a problem. They are actually reassuring and suggestive of ovulation. If your cramps get worse in the next cycle or you are not able to conceive within 6 months, then see a doctor. Take your prenatal vitamins and hope for the best. ...Read more

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I am trying to conceive. My period came a day early very light, like just a panty liner for 1st 2 days. Yesterday was spotting. Could I be pg. 16dpo?

I am trying to conceive. My period came a day early very light, like just a panty liner for 1st 2 days. Yesterday was spotting. Could I be pg. 16dpo?

Yes: If you are trying to get pregnant, and at the time of your expected period you had abnormal spotting, but no real period, then you might be pregnant. A pregnancy test should be accurate at this point. ...Read more

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Hi, doctor I need your I'm 38 yrs. Old and I'm trying to conceive my period is not normal 18 days period again, before and after period I have brown disc?

Hi, doctor I need your I'm 38 yrs. Old and I'm trying to conceive my period is not normal 18 days period again, before and after period I have brown disc?

You need to be seen.: A normal menses last 4-5 days. Heavy or prolonged bleeding may be due to hormonal, anatomical or medical issues. You should see a gynecologist for a complete work-up. We need to also check whether you may be anemic (low blood count) and a pelvic ultrasound may need to be done depending on your exam.
The sooner we can find out what's wrong, the sooner you can become pregnant. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive. My period is now 2 weeks late, which it never is, but my beta blood test has come back with a hCG level of 2. What's going on?

Trying to conceive. My period is now 2 weeks late, which it never is, but my beta blood test has come back with a hCG level of 2. What's going on?

.??: This usually indicates that you did not ovulate that month, though some other situations can explain that as well. If it does not come on soon, you should probably talk with your gyn. ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive. My las period was the 3rd of may - 10 may. 7 days period long. Cycle length 28 days.

I'm trying to conceive. My las period was the 3rd of may - 10 may. 7 days period long. Cycle length 28 days.

Good luck: Congratulations on the decision to start a family. You did not actually ask a question. If you miss your period then check a pregnancy test. Healthy couples with no medical issues should have unprotected sexual for 12 months before seeking fertility help ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive. My last period was the 3rd of may - 10 may. 7 days period long. Cycle length 28 days.

I'm trying to conceive. My last period was the 3rd of may - 10 may. 7 days period long. Cycle length 28 days.

Timing of ovulation: If you have a 28 day cycle, then try checking on over the counter ovulation predictor kit which test your urine for the presence of the LH hormone which comes out about a day before you ovulate. Having the sex the day before the ovulation, the day of, and the day after have similar pregnancy rates. ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive. My last period was on 6jan, 6feb, 12mar, 9apr. When are the best days to try to conceive this month? I want a baby boy. Thanks

I'm trying to conceive. My last period was on 6jan, 6feb, 12mar, 9apr. When are the best days to try to conceive this month? I want a baby boy. Thanks

Can't know: If your periods are irregular, meaning they vary in length from cycle to cycle, you can't just go by the date in the month, you need the help of either an ovulation kit or measurements of your basal body temperature to identify your most fertile days (usually the day before and the day of ovulation). Good luck :) ...Read more

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I have been trying to conceive and my period came and only lasted for 3 days is that normal?

I have been trying to conceive and my period came and only lasted for 3 days is that normal?

Possibly: Short, long or irregular periods can occur based on the fluctuations of the hormones. Should there be concern for pregnancy a home pregnancy test can be performed by you and further questions can be answered by seeing your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Period 7/28-8/6 then 8/29-9/2 period sympthoms since 9/8.So confused as to what's going on! Husband&i trying to conceive. App says period due 10/13.

Period 7/28-8/6 then 8/29-9/2 period sympthoms since 9/8.So confused as to what's going on! Husband&i trying to conceive. App says period due 10/13.

Unclear: It looks as if your cycles are regular which is a good thing when trying to conceive. I'm not sure why app would say your next period is due 10/13 when your last one started on 8/29? Seems like app might be off. It's possible that you're newly pregnant, though pregnancy test might not be positive yet, you can always check.... Otherwise, the symptoms would be related to your hormones. ...Read more

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I'm still spotting after my period. What can this be. My spouse and I are trying to conceive had my period 7/23 for 4 days. Why am I still spotting?

I'm still spotting after my period. What can this be. My spouse and I are trying to conceive had my period 7/23 for 4 days. Why am I still spotting?

No reason!: This just happens sometimes!! The more we become emotionally upset about not getting preg or any thing else this may happen! Please just make certain you are not pregnant! If continuous then see your GYN ...Read more

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What to do if I have sickle cell an I have been trying to conceive my last period was october 23-26?

More info needed: Your general health being good is critical ; therefore, I would speak to your doctor to see what he/she recommends. Sickle cell disease or sickle cell trait--makes a big difference. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive, but missed period for 2 mos. Too much stress! How do I relax?

Trying to conceive, but missed period for 2 mos. Too much stress! How do I relax?

Easier said than don: Positive stress enables us to make good decisions and adhere to deadlines. Negative stress causes an increase in Epinephrine as a response and is not beneficial. Focus on having fun with hobbies, volunteerism, and even with sex as "deadlines" in this case are counterproductive to conception. ...Read more

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