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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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Why do i get brown discharges before my period?

Why do i get brown discharges before my period?

Brown discharge: Since its happening before - it may be mucus and the very early products of your menstrual flow mixing. How soon before and is this happening regularly. It is was a once and done - might have been some residual from your previous cycle if regular and close to your menses it may be the beginning of your cycle mixing with mucus. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge a week before my period?

Why do I have brown discharge a week before my period?

Premenstrual d/c: It can be very normal. Prior to your period there can be some change in your hormone levels which would cause the lining of your uterus to break down earlier than your normal period. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge 15days after my period?

Why do I have brown discharge 15days after my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood. This may be break through bleeding related to an imbalance of hormones. Take care. ...Read more

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I have heavy vaginal discharge and i yves not had my first period. What should I do?

Needs testing: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more

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Why do I have cramps after menses?

Why do I have cramps after menses?

Possible reasons: For cramps after your period can include: remaining prostaglandins in your system after your period – causing continued cramps. Sometimes your period hasn’t actually ended – it has transiently slowed or stopped. Other reasons for cramping could be pregnancy or ovulation. ...Read more

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Why am i bleeding when I do not have my period ?

Midcycle bleeding: Bleeding can occur with ovulation at midcycle, but any bleeding can be a sign of something more serious and should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do i have migraines before my period???

Why do i have migraines before my period???

Relaxin: IMO menses/migraines result from cervical muscle spasms incited by chronic head/neck tilting. At onset of menses hormone Relaxin induces sacroiliac joint ligament laxity begetting unstable upper body tower; exacerbating chronic head/neck tilt. Problem prevalent in women w. primary Joint Hypermobility Syndrome. Observe asymmetric T-shirt collar rim in mirror & head-tilt in driver's license photo. ...Read more

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Why do I have cramps 3-4 days before my period.?

Why do I have cramps 3-4 days before my period.?

Lining breaking down: the lining of your uterus starts to break down and actually you may be bleeding a little, but not enought to make it to your pad. I will often examine a woman and have to clean the cervix as there is bleeding, but she wil say she hasn't seen any blood yet. Ibuprofen etc can help. ...Read more

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Why do I have brown discharge a week after my period?

Brown discharge: Brown discharge often contains older, deoxygenated blood ; may be seen after the period. ...Read more

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Why do I have pink watery discharge I had my period this month and it's not time for ovulation?

Why do I have pink watery discharge I had my period this month and it's not time for ovulation?

See your doctor: Vaginal discharge can be due to many causes. Sometimes it is physiologic (normal). It could also be indicative of a vaginal infection or a sexually transmitted disease. Hormonal fluctuations or medical problems could also cause abnormal bleeding/periods or blood tinged vaginal discharge. In any case, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge but i haven't started my period yet. What should I do?

I have brown discharge but i haven't started my period yet. What should I do?

Possible explanation: The brown discharge may actually be the beginning of your period. Blood can look brown sometimes. ...Read more

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I have brown discharge 5 days before my period and I have had many symtoms of pregnancy what do I do?

I have brown discharge 5 days before my period and I have had many symtoms of pregnancy what do I do?

So take a test: Don’t guess. Take a test. 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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Why did I have early light period? And why did I have strechy discharge a day after it ended? Could i be pregnant?

Why did I have early light period? And why did I have strechy discharge a day after it ended? Could i be pregnant?

Possibly: Some women have implantation bleeding, which may resemble a short period early in pregnancy. I recommend taking a pregnancy test. If it is negative, track your cycles to see if they are becoming irregular. ...Read more

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Why do I have cramps 2 weeks before my period?

Why do I have cramps 2 weeks before my period?

Mittelshmerz: How's that for a fancy word? It just means that you have pain when you ovulate. It's not a bad or dangerous thing at all. Now, some women have endometriosis and can get this kind of pain too, but you are far too young for that. Follow up with your obgyn if it worsens. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have cramp AFTER period?

Why do I have cramp AFTER period?

Fibroids or Hormonal: Uterine menstrual cramps are due to the release of a substance called Prostaglandins that cause uterine contractions to help expel menstrual tissue/fluid during your period. Hormonal changes or uterine fibroids or polyps can lead to persistent cramping, especially in women over 35yrs old. Try ibuprofen or naproxen. Seek medical attention if ur cramps persist; asap if they worsen. ...Read more

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Why do I get cramps after my period?

Why do I get cramps after my period?

Prostaglandins: Your body produces prostaglandins to help break down the lining of your uterus at the end of your cycle (if you are not pregnant). Prostaglandins cause contractions of the uterus, inflammation and pain. Nsaids like Ibuprofen will help. If the cramping/pain persists even with the help of nsaids, visit your doctor, who will help manage your cramps and pain. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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