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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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Im 21 days late for my period? Why?

Im 21 days late for my period? Why?

Chance of pregnancy?: Pregnancy is the most common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… a visit to one’s ob-gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more

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My period 34 days late

My period 34 days late

Missed Period: Hi, are you sexually active? Then pregnancy is the most common cause of missed period in sexually active women. If not then stress, hormonal imbalance, heavy exercise, excessive weight loss, Ovarian cysts could be the reason. Do a home pregnancy test if negative see an OB/Gyn doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi, my period is 18 days late, ?

Late menses: Take a pregnancy test. Otherwise, see a doctor for testing to determine why your menses are late. The answer will depend on many considerations. ...Read more

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My period is 8 days late why is that?

Could be pregnant: One of the most common reasons for a late period is pregnancy. You should consider taking an at-home pregnancy test or seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi my period is 8 days late and i have absolutely no vaginaldischarge at all?

Hi my period is 8 days late and i have absolutely no vaginaldischarge at all?

Pregnant?: Without knowing your age, menstrual and sexual history it's not possible to give specific advice. If pregnancy is possible do a pregnancy test and if negative repeat the test in 6 days if your period hasn't come. If still (-) get a blood test for pregnancy. Sometimes periods are delayed a week due to fluctuations in hormone levels. Skipped Period? Go here for causes: http://bit.ly/1Cg4Eio ...Read more

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My period 3 days late but came on time nov 21 an dec 21 and now jan 21 and it didn't show up i want to know what could be wrong?

My period 3 days late but came on time nov  21 an dec 21 and now  jan 21 and it didn't show up i want to know what could be wrong?

It's now the 25th: If still not here check a pregnancy test if applicable. If on the pill not unusual, not everyone is perfectly monthly timed but if getting irregular may have pcos, polycystic ovarian syndrome, look it up. These are the main issues, there could be others but you sound concerned, as if you could get pregnant. If so why suffer? Get on the pill and use it regularly. Save yourself the stress. ...Read more

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My period s 31 length but was 4days late last month and only lasted 3 days. When im getting my period this month? I suppose to get it today but haven't

My period s 31 length but was 4days late last month and only lasted 3 days. When im getting my period this month? I suppose to get it today but haven't

Variable: We cannot predict the future, and sometimes periods can become irregular and unpredictable. Talk to you doctor. Taking birth control pills is one way to regularize your periods. ...Read more

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If my period was 6 days late last month with it be six days late this month. In December it was due the 15 but came on the 21. My cycle is normally28d?

If my period was 6 days late last month with it be six days late this month. In December it was due the 15 but came on the 21. My cycle is normally28d?

28 days: If your cycle is typically 28 days then count 28 days from the first day of your last period to try and predict the next cycle. If you had an irregular cycle last month then it is hard to predict what will happen next. If you want better cycle control then consider starting birth control. ...Read more

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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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