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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

Menstrual refers to monthly or lunar cycle-the approx length of the human ovulatory or egg making cycle ...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'm five days late for my period, and I have all the symptoms of what happens before I get it. Why haven't I got it?

I'm five days late for my period, and I have all the symptoms of what happens before I get it. Why haven't I got it?

Late period.: Assuming you are not pregnant, it is probably due to an anovulatory cycle and due to hormonal shifts. Are you under significant stress? That can cause it. Anorexia or marked weight loss can cause it, too. If it doesn't start in another 5-7 days, and you are sexually active, check an OTC pregnancy test with first AM urine for peace of mind. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is also known as Menses. Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more