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Could you tell me what happens to the lining of the uterus when you skip a period?

Could you tell me what happens to the lining of the uterus when you skip a period?

Dpends: If you ovulated and don't bleed, your lining will get thicker. If you did not ovulate, your lining may not be thicker. Be prepared for your next period to be heavier. If you are late for your period, you might be pregnant. Home tests are very accurate, . ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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What happens to the cervix around ovulation and the days before?

What happens to the cervix around ovulation and the days before?

Nothing: That u should concern yourself about, , if u have not had any surgery or trauma to your cervix then the cervix should be a non issue. ...Read more

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When does the uterus lining stop thickening? Is it just after ovulation?

Yes: The thickness of the endometrial lining is usually evaluated prior to ovulation when the lining is under the influence of estrogen. After ovulation and the secretion of Progesterone the thickness of the endometrial lining does not change significantly any more. ...Read more

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What happens to the egg after menstruation?

What happens to the egg after menstruation?

It disappears!: The egg has a short life...Like any other cell in the human body, so it dies and disssolves, unless it is fertized by a sperm. ...Read more

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Does thinning of the uterine wall by birth cause the zygote not to attach next time?

Does thinning of the uterine wall by birth cause the zygote not to attach next time?

Maybe: The uterine wall is designed to stretch and thin out as the pregnancy advances. Once a person has delivered the uterus returns to its ~ normal size and shape . It is rare for the uterine wall to remain thin after a delivery unless someone had a cesarean section where the incision didnt heal as expected. Sometimes in areas of scarring (from prior surgery, placental attachment) egg might not attach. ...Read more

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Wot's the shortest time a woman's body can prepare and slough off the uterine lining if not pregnant, or protect the lining of the uterus if conceived

Wot's the shortest time a woman's body can prepare and slough off the uterine lining if not pregnant, or protect the lining of the uterus if conceived

Unusual : Question. The time to slough off the lining totally depends inn its thickness and strength of uterine contraction from prostaglandins . If say 1 day in a person on some type of pill . On the contrary from the moment of conception the lining is prepared and maintained until birth when it it is then sloughed an that takes about 6 weeks. Hope that answers your question ...Read more

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I took two 800mg of ibuprofen. Can that affect the uterine lining. When stopping the medication, how soon does the uterine lining go back to normal?

I took two 800mg of ibuprofen. Can that affect the uterine lining. When stopping the medication, how soon does the uterine lining go back to normal?

Should not!: Ibuprofen does not affect the uterine lining, but can augment bleeding because of its affect on bleeding. What is the problem you are dealing with that brings up the issue. Why are you taking the nsaid? ...Read more

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What happens to the embryo before it connects with the mother after conception?

What happens to the embryo before it connects with the mother after conception?

Cells divide: Fertilization takes place in fallopian tube and embryo travels down tube, during which cells divide - cleaved embryo, to morula stage, to blastocyst stage. It reaches uterine cavity androgen implants. Process from fertilization to implantation usually takes 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me where does the bleeding come from if it is not the lining of the uterus sloughing off?

You are right !: The lining of the uterus known as endometrium builds up every cycle as a thin lining insiode the uterine cavity. When it sheds, the uterine wall bleeds. This is the period. ...Read more

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What happens to the egg after ovulating?

What happens to the egg after ovulating?

Uterus: The egg travels to the uterus via the fallopian tubes. Once in the uterus the egg waits for fertilization. If fertilization doesn't occur the egg is either resorbed by the body or is flushed out with the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What happens to the pelvic diaphragm after a hysterectomy ?

What happens to the pelvic diaphragm after a hysterectomy ?

Pelvic diaphragm: Pelvic diaphragm is composed of muscle fibers of the levator ani, the coccygeus, and associated connective tissue which span the area underneath the pelvis.It is important in providing support for pelvic organs (bladder, intestines, the uterus, and in maintenance of continence as part of the urinary and anal sphincters. Urinary/fecal incontience or organ prolapse will develop when debilitated. ...Read more

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What happens in prolapse of the uterus after giving birth?

What happens in prolapse of the uterus after giving birth?

Postpatum prolapse: After delivery, all pelvic organs are very lax, large and vascular.One has to wait 6-12 weeks for 'return to normal'.All young people have a good deal of resilience of their tissues and many organs which looked impossible to reduce do regress into their original position-specially with use of kegel's exercises.My advice will be to wait and watch! ...Read more

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After a cervical ablationif, there is no period, what happens to the ovum (egg) in your tubes? How does it get expelled?

After a cervical ablationif, there is no period, what happens to the ovum (egg) in your tubes? How does it get expelled?

Reabsorbed: I believe you mean an endometrial ablation. However the egg is 100 micrometers in size. The point is it is microscopic and your body will absorb it if it doesn't make it down the tubes. Your period has to do with the progesterone made from ovulation. The egg itself has nothing to do with your actual period. ...Read more

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At times chlomid can thin the lining if uterus. What are the affects of this side effect? Miscarriage? Failure to implant?

At times chlomid can thin the lining if uterus. What are the affects of this side effect? Miscarriage? Failure to implant?

Implantation defect: Clomid (clomiphene) may cause the endometrial lining to not grow sufficiently to allow for implantation of an embryo. Checking the lining of the endometrium before ovulation can show if this might be an issue. Estrogen can be added 4 days after ovulation to improve the lining in some cases. ...Read more

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What happens to the sperm if it goes inside but you're on birth control shots '?

What happens to the sperm if it goes inside but you're on birth control shots '?

Sperm dies: While sperm can survive for up to 5 days in the vagina, the Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot prevents it from fertilizing an egg and it eventually dies and is discharged from the vagina. ...Read more

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What happens to the GI system during pregnancy?

What happens to the GI system during pregnancy?

Constipation: The progesterone that is produced in the placenta not only soothes the uterine muscles and prevents preterm contractions, it also slows the motility of the GI tract down, which in some women leads to constipation. ...Read more