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My period didn't come on yet and really bad cramps my period never me late could i be pregnant?

My period didn't come on yet and really bad cramps my period never me late could i be pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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 did my period come a week early?

Why did my period come a week early?

Possible reasons: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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If my period hasnt come on does that mean i haven't ovulated?

If my period hasnt come on does that mean i haven't ovulated?

Skipped period: Perhaps you did not ovulate, or if you are sexually active, perhaps you are pregnant, and should do a urine pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Why does my period keep coming early?

Why does my period keep coming early?

Hormone inbalance: Your hormones are not working the way they should which is very common at your age. I always will do an exam, do blood work and an ultrasound. Then i can determine what needs to be done to regulate your periods. Usually it is nothing serious, and can be treated. Also at your age once any serious problems which are uncommon are ruled out I do endometrial ablation in office which stops the bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my period started late and ended early ?

What does it mean if my period started late and ended early 
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May: be a normal variant. Periods could vary in late and quantity depending on hormonal variations ...Read more

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Why does my menstral come a day late each month?

Why does my menstral come a day late each month?

Normal: The normal cycle length (from the start of one period to the start of the next) can be different slightly from woman to woman and even from cycle to cycle. Average cycle length is 28 days, but it can be as short as 25 days or as long as 35 days and still be normal. ...Read more

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If my period came late last month, will it come late again ?

If my period came late last month, will it come late again ?

Cycle length: Normal cycle length counts from the first day of bleeding to the next first day of bleeding. Normal cycle length ranges from 21-32 days. ...Read more

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Why my period did not come on after my myomectomy?

Why my period did not come on after my myomectomy?

Several reasons: Surgery can affect ovulation as can anesthesia provided for surgery. It is not uncommon for women to have an abnormal menstrual cycle for 1-3 months after a surgical procedure, especially one performed in the pelvis. ...Read more

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Why does my period keep coming late?

Why does my period keep coming late?

Don't know.: 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. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Missed my period for 13 days and now i got my period but sort of light pink and not heavy period. Does that mean anything?

Missed my period for 13 days and now i got my period but sort of light pink and not heavy period. Does that mean anything?

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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I came on my period 9 days early what does that mean? Will I come early??

I came on my period 9 days early what does that mean? Will I come early??

Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is 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, polyps, fibroids and hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex and I'm four days late. I keep spoting but my period won't come on. What does that mean does that mean I'm pregnant??

I had unprotected sex and I'm four days late. I keep spoting but my period won't come on. What does that mean does that mean I'm pregnant??

Maybe. Maybe not.: A urine pregnancy test done correctly will give a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and the test is not needed yet. ...Read more

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Why did my period come early?my period has been coming late since November but it came 14 days early

Common problem: 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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Why is my period late and lighter?

Why is my period late and lighter?

Many reasons: At 20 there are many reasons for the menstrual period to be late. The most common is simply hormonal changes including pregnancy. Certainly check a pregnancy test. Spotting is very common at the end of normal menses, early or threatened pregnancy, or infections or cancer of the vagina or cervix. If it persists or other symptoms start check with your doctor. ...Read more

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If i ovulated earlier does that mean my periods will come earlier?

If i ovulated earlier does that mean my periods will come earlier?

Yes: Ovulation is what creates the corpus luteum (progesterone producing follicle). The corpus luteum only lasts 12-14 days. So if you ovulate early your menses will occur earlier (12-14 days after you ovulated). ...Read more

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Last month my periods on 21 jan but till today my period not came.i missed my period what are the reasons?

Last month my periods on 21 jan but till today my period not came.i missed my period  what are the reasons?

Common problem : 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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What does it mean if my period was eight days late but i got my period on the ninth day?

What does it mean if my period was eight days late but i got my period on the ninth day?

Normal variation: It may be just a normal variation. Another possibility is loss of an early pregnancy which is also a common occurance. ...Read more

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Now 7 days late on my period what can I do a hpt came back negative?

Now 7 days late on my period what can I do a hpt came back negative?

See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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Based on my last menstral period if i don't get my period this month does that mean I am pregnant?

Based on my last menstral period if i don't get my period this month does that mean I am pregnant?

Not always: Missed/late period: low body wt, obesity, weight ^ or v, ^exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, perimenopause, just starting menstruation, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e., polycystic ovary syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. Take a >. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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