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Menstrual Cycle (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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I'm five days late on my period. Also my urion has been strong. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

I'm five days late on my period. Also my urion has been strong. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

Missed Period: The most common reason for a delayed period is pregnancy. So, if you have been sexual since your last period then you need a pregnancy test. Urine is not a symptom of early pregnancy and this could be a bladder infection or uti. ...Read more

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I am thirteen days late on my period. I have taken five pregnancy tests and they have all came out negative. I dont understand why my period is late ?

I am thirteen days late on my period. I have taken five pregnancy tests and they have all came out negative. I dont understand why my period is late

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Many possibilities: There are many things that can cause a period to be late.With 5 neg. pregnancy tests, this is not pregnancy.Stress,weight,diet,exercise,some medicines including contraceptives,and illnesses such as thyroid disease, diabetes/insulin resistance,PCOS,adrenal disorders,and pituitary tumors can cause this. A full history, exam, and appropriate testing would be necessary to say which is the cause. ...Read more

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Im having period like cramps and im five days late on my period I took a pregnancy test and it was negative what i do thank you?

Im having period like cramps and im five days late on my period I took a pregnancy test and it was negative what i do  thank you?

Perhaps your period: will start late. Consider repeating pregnancy test in a week if still no period. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems. ...Read more

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Was five days late on my period.tubes tied. now heavy bleeding and clots the size of a quarter and bigger.negative pt. just had annual few days ago. ?

Was five days late on my period.tubes tied. now heavy bleeding and clots the size of a quarter and bigger.negative pt. just had annual  few days ago. ?

Long cycle: The longer cycle means that your uterine lining had longer to grow and so was thicker when you ovulated. This leads to a heavier period. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Im late on my period for five days now.. I took and at home pregnancy test and it came up negative.. Could it be stress?

Im late on my period for five days now.. I took and at home pregnancy test and it came up negative.. Could it be stress?

Trust the test : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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I five days late 4 my period wat shell ido?

I five days late 4 my period wat shell ido?

Irregular periods: 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

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more