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When During The Female Menstrual Cycle Would Fertilization Be Unlikely
What are the differences in days 1-4, 5-13, 14, and 15-28 of the menstrual cycle when fertilization occurs? And when it doesn't?
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
Stops.: Hopefully goes away for 9 months!Get a more detailed answer ›
Stops.: Hopefully goes away for 9 months!Get a more detailed answer ›
What if the female is healthy has had no prob with the v area then all of a sudden during her menstrual cycle there's a bump or lump right by her v?
Female get eval of V: Then I would have that female get an evaluation of the V area just to be safe. "Bumps" and cysts etc are not uncommon and after an examination, a likely definitive answer and treatment will be forthcoming. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Can a 19 year old female show signs of hemochromatosis such as skin bronzing? Skin bronzing disappears during the menstrual cycle and returns back. Help
The amount of blood lost in a normal period cannot by any means reoved the hemosiderin deposits in your skin. You are also too young for this to be a factor, in that you are female.
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Is it normal for an 18 year old female to have excrutiating pain in her uteran area and pass multiple blood clots during her menstrual cycle?
No: Not really normal especially if you have never had it before. You should see your physician and ultimately probably an ob/gyn physician who can find out the cause and treat it appropriately. ...Read more
19 year old female. Pcos, skin bronzing that disappears only during menstrual cycle and returns back again. Tiredness and sleepiness. No addison's found.?
What are the hormones involved in regulating the menstrual cycle in females if the egg is fertilized?
Possible options: Avoid caffeine, alcohol, extra salt & junk carbohydrates. Increase complex carbohydrates – try to incorporate at least 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit into your diet daily. Try: omega- 3 fatty acids. Try to take in magnesium either through supplementation or through your diet with your dr’s approval. ...Read more
On Period: Technically, the menstrual cycle starts on the first day of the period. Most women are menstruating during part or all of the first 6 days of the menstrual cycle. Menstruation is the shedding of the uterine lining. After menstruation, the uterus must re-generate the uterine lining in preparation for ovulation around day 14. Best wishes! ...Read more
Varies: Our reproductive system is controlled by a delicately balanced mechanism called the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. The hypothalamus, which is part of the brain, the anterior pituitary gland and the testes in men or ovaries in women all produce hormones that we need for reproduction. Alcohol can interfere with the working of all three areas. It has also been linked to infertility. ...Read more
2-3 ounces: Sometimes a little more, if you are worried it is too heavy your gyn can do a work up and there are many options ranging from bc pills, lysteda, endometrial ablation which I do on many of my patients, wear a balloon is palced in teh uterus for 8 minutes and it gets rid of the lining so no more periods if you are done with fertlity. ...Read more
Yes: Yes - it is common.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not many: As normal as it seems to have this changes during cycle it is difficult to change this, if you think it impacts your lifestyle and potentially has a bad effect on your body I recommend to see your doctor and discuss about this. Sometimes medication can help with this. ...Read more
30 ml: 30 ml. This is not much. If you pass clots during your period, you should know that you are losing much more blodd than average. ...Read more
Likely old,: Deoxygenated blood.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hot Flushes!: Poor core body temperature regulation is the origin of this annoying symptom. This may occur even if you are still menstruating as your thermostat readjusts. However, consider checking your thyroid function and correcting poor dietary habits such as skipping meals and indulging in refined carbohydrates. Hypoglycemia kicks in and causes that flushing on your face and neck. ...Read more
Get ready for PG: The endometrium and the menstrual cycle both change in preparation of pregnancy. If an embryo does not implant then the process starts over. We do not know all the changes but the endometrium grows thicker after menses from estrogen. Progesterone, after ovulation, stops growth and cause the quality of the endometrium to become receptive to implantation. I hope this info helps. ...Read more
Avg blood loss: For a cycle is 35 ml, range 10-80 so it depends how many days your cycles are if you are worried it is too much see your gyn for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Cyst pain: Yes that's possible. The uterus does swell slightly when a woman is on her period. That may be enough to put some extra pressure on anything surrounding the uterus which could include an ovary with a cyst in it. ...Read more
Hormone cycles: If you have significant acne and are not pregnant, not in kidney failure, then you can clear acne by taking daily spironolactone. It counteracts androgens (male hormones). Usual dose is 100mg but could be 25-200mg. It is usually free of side effects. After 2 or 3 menst. Cycles the acne is usually gone. Then you continue it to maintain control. Local pharmacy here sells 90 pills with rx for $17. It. ...Read more
How long does it take to regain your normal menstrual cycle (being a regular female) after Plan B?
During what days in a normal menstrual cycle does a woman have clear skin and feels better in everyway?
20 year old female, menstrual cycle has dropped from 33 days in length in February to just 11 days this time. What could be causing this?
During my menstrual cycle I will have random pain shooting from my top of butt to my lower back. It cause me to stay still and it does hurt?
Painful periods: There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective reversible treatments that will help many people. There is also a drug called Lysteda that contains no hormones which will help others. The first step is to see ad Obgyn for a complete history and physical ...Read more
Hello, during the last approx 6 months my menstrual cycle is irregular and less blood flows. Can I know what are the causes please? I am 20yrs old
Depends on irregular: It depends on how you define irregular. If your periods vary a couple of days each month, that is totally normal. Ovulation and menstruation depend on estrogen and progesterone and those hormone levels can change every month, especially when your young. Diet can also effect cycle timing, if you are not eating properly malnutrition can also cause irregular. Extreme exercise can also cause irreg ...Read more
I have pain all the time and since the pain of endometriosis is usually just prior and during the menstrual cycle, is it possible that I have endometriosis?
I have an irregular menstrual cycle that occurs every two weeks, that's been like this for a while, what could be wrong? I'm the only female in my family that this happens to
I have an irregular menstrual cycle that occurs every two weeks, that's been like this for a while, what could be wrong? I am the only female in my family that this happens to
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