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What Do I Need To Do If Im 25 Years Old And Never Had A Menstrual Cycle
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
I'm 22 years old and i haven't had a menstrual cycle for a year. This concerns me greatly. What should I do? Does it mean i won't have kids?
Need eval: You absolutely should go to see a gynecologist and discuss this further with the doctor. Some examination, blood works and sonogram would be needed to check the anatomy as well as the physiology of your reproductive organs etc- and go from there. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 40 years old and I've been on my menstrual cycle for 8 days been under a lot of stress what could be wrong with me?
Menorrhagia: You might be starting to have some ovulatory dysfunction common in women in their forties. It this gets worse it might be of value to see your gynecologist. If you're done with having children, it would be a good time to talk about procedures to stop your periods or the use of hormones to control bleeding. ...Read more
My menstrual cycle used to be 28 days up until i was 25 years old, now it alternates between 25/26 days and am now 27years. Any reason for this?
Normal: Women's cycles can change over time. Every 25-26 days is still a normal interval. Good luck. ...Read more
You have options.: Irregular menstrual cycles are best regulated by hormones (estrogen + progesterone). You have options in the method in which these hormones are delivered. You can choose oral contraceptive pills or vaginal ring (nuvaring). There are many different pill formulas. You should talk with your gyn to see which method will be best for you. Lastly, it may take trial and error to find what is best for you. ...Read more
I am 41 years old and my menstrual cycle came three days early, is there an explanation as to why it came early?
Irregular cycles: It could just be some early breakthrough bleeding. However, as women get beyond age 35 their cycles may shorten, lengthen or become irregular as the timing and frequency of ovulation changes. If not using birth control, check a pregnancy test. This is a common occurence. ...Read more
I am 28 years old, am experiencing irregularities in my menstrual cycle. What could be the causes?, and also what solutions can be profered.
Common problem: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Hi doc! I have not had a menstrual cycle in 6 month and I'm only 36 years old and single, what should I do? Please help ! Thanks !
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