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When is the right age to begin menstration?

When is the right age to begin menstration?

It varies: The average age of girls at their first period is 12.6 years, with a range of 9-15 years. ...Read more

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Menstruation (Definition)

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


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Im 51 yrs old .I had menstration since March until now May . It is normal in my age,?

Im 51 yrs old .I had menstration since March until now May . It is normal in my age,?

No: If your period has continued since March continuously, you need to see a GYN MD to find out why as this is NOT normal and the causes include fibroids or endometrial cancer. ...Read more

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Is it normal if a girl don't have menstration at the age of 15?

Is it normal if a girl don't have  menstration at the age of 15?

Maybe,maybe not: Only 5% of normal girls in the us will not achieve menses by 14.1, and not reaching it by 15 or 3 years after breast buds appear is considered unusual.(primary amenorrhea) . I would contact her doc and schedule a visit.Referral to a pediatric endocrinologist may be the next step. ...Read more

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Why do I feel very weak before after and during menstration? I have 4 children at age 33.

Why do I feel very weak before after and during menstration? I have 4 children at age 33.

Get tested: Women tend to be iron deficient for the simple reason that they menstruate. Iron supplements are recommended for all reproductive aged women. Women who are weak around their menses should probably be tested for iron levels to see if even additional iron is indicated. ...Read more

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My menstruation is absent for nearly 4 months, I am 36 years of age?

My menstruation is absent for nearly 4 months, I am 36 years of age?

Skipped periods: There are many causes of skipped periods. After 4 months, it's time to get evaluation. Possible causes include thyroid disorders, elevations in prolactin hormone, pregnancy, polycystic ovarian syndrome, eating disorders, excessive exercise, medications, premature menopause and a few others. ...Read more

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Till How much age does geight increases? Astrid had already menstruation.

Till How much age does geight increases? Astrid had already menstruation.

Growth: Generally the onset of menses signals the slowing of growth. Follow up with her doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Can the abnormal Menstruation be the cause of breakage of hymen?? I face menstruation twice a month. My age is 21 years.

Can the abnormal Menstruation be the cause of breakage of hymen?? I face menstruation twice a month. My age is 21 years.

Not Likely: No. That is highly unlikely. 20% of females do not have a hymen or do not get to adulthood with an intact hymen despite them not being sexually active. I know where you live this is important, but it is meaningless to physicians and to science. I firmly believe that if a female is expected to be a virgin so should the male in the relationship. Having no hymen is not evidence of not being a virgin ...Read more

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I am 16 years old. i started menstruation at age 10. At 14 it became irregular and now it has been a year since i have seen it. I am a virgin.

I am 16 years old. i started menstruation at age 10. At 14 it became irregular and now it has been a year since i have seen it. I am a virgin.

See gyn: I would make an appointment with a gynecologist. Below is a link to some of the causes. http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/Encyclopedia/Content.aspx?ContentTypeID=90&ContentID=P01579 ...Read more