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When Is The Right Age To Begin Menstration
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I get menstruation at 28th of each month, ages ago I had no pain at all but recently it has been very painful, now the pain starts from 16th. why?!
See your GYN: You need to see your GYN to get evaluated. ...Read more
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
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.
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