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Why Would My Period Cycle Shorten
Is there any way to shorten your period or is there any possibility to make it come sooner or later than your normal menstrual cycle?
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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24 year old female, concerned about a shortened menstrual cycle, can anxiety provoke an early period? From 28 too 26 days??
Simple: Calculate the days from your first period to the day of your next period and that is the number of days in your cycle. ...Read more
You can't, but...: Only if the cycles are regular (about the same length) can one truly know her cycle length. If they are not regular, the best she can do is average the lengths of the last few cycles, and end up with a good guess. ...Read more
Variable: Probably the best way would be to do an ovulation predictor kit, remembering that you will ovulate the day after your ovulation kit shows an lh surge. The second half of the cycle (after ovulation) is called the luteal phase and in most women is fixed at 12-14 days. Count forward 12-14 days from day after your lh surge and that should be your period time. ...Read more
Is there something wrong with me? My period cycle is 35 days long instead of 28 days is there something wrong? I'm only 17
Nothing wrong with y: There is nothing wrong with having period cycle 35days, it is ok. ...Read more
My period cycle is 42 days and above. How I can reduce to 28 days. Can you suggest some medicine to make my period regular.
Clomid (clomiphene): Your cycles are longer because there must be some variation in terms of when / if you ovulate. In women with anovulatory cycles, they benefit from a workup that would include labs looking for thyroid disease, prolactin elevation and testing for pcos. Talk to your ob/gyn. ...Read more
My period cycle was 15 july. But still I have not start my period. Please advice which medicine I will take, like pill or other drag?
The past few months it seems like my period cycle has been getting shorter. My past cycles were 32, 36, 37, 36, 31, 28. Is this normal or no?
Yes: Period a week late or week early is with in normal range ...Read more
My period cycle has changed from 30-32 what are the reasons? . I am taking prenatal for 5 months this change occured for past 3 months why?
My period cycle length varies from one month to the next. One month it may be 23 days, the next 29, then 21, 24 etc. Is this a cause for concern?
I'm just concern about my period cycle. I didn't have my period last month til now. Used 3 pt already says negative. But still havn't had my period?
My period cycle changed from 30 to 45 days & stayed there as regular every 45 days, already few months. Is it serious? What can be reasons for this?
Period: Given your stated age, it is likely that the changes in your cycle are peri menopausal. This is a normal occurrence you may start to have missed periods and longer intervals in between periods. You may also start to experience hot flashes, mood swings etc. Talk to your doctor about what to expect. Take care! ...Read more
My period cycle is 25-38 days and it has passes 40 days sense my last frist day period I have inrregular period so how longshoul I wait to take a test?
Take a test now. If it's negative and still no period for a week, take another test. If still negative, it's time to consult your Primary Care or Gyn.
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No: This is actually fairly common for women, particularly early in life or if they are athletic. ...Read more
What should I expect when I have taken 3 plan B pills in 4 months when it comes to my period cycle?
That it is totally: Messed up right now. Instead of taking emergency contraception you need to get on a regular contraceptive program. You obviously are sexually active. There are many options including birth control pills, IUDs, depo provera, (medroxyprogesterone) and implantable contraceptives. Please see your doctor. ...Read more
If my period starts on the 5th and ends on the 9th of every month when do I ovulate and how long is my period cycle.
You need to: The cycle length is the number of days from the first day of one period to the first day of the next so from what you gave us your cycle is between 30-31 days. Based on that you likely ovulate on about the 16th or 17th day of the cycle. Good wishes. ...Read more
Hi. Forever my period cycle was irregular. Is anyway I can buy any medication to make my period to come. Please help.
Sir, I am married women with 2 months ago, my period cycle was 28 days but this month 20 days. Why this changes? Please tell me
My period cycle was only 13 days apart and this is the third time happening, how serious is this? I'm trying to also find a good obygn!
Rarely serious: I hear your story a lot. If you have no pain then a trial of birth control for a few months can normalize your periods. Sometimes hormone levels, tobacco history and family history direct me to do a pelvic ultrasound. get set up with a good primary care providers to walk you through these issues. Good luck ...Read more
Why is my period cycle on the shorter side (about 25 days)? I realize it's normal, but what's the bio-physio basis for the difference?
Hormone changes: As we ladies get older, the eggs that are left are not as healthy. The yolk sac isn't as strong, so instead of lasting 14 days after ovulation, it may only last 10 days, which makes the cycle 25 days instead of 28 days or so. You can still have a baby, but the shortening of the cycle is a reminder that time is running out for your fertility. ...Read more
My period cycle last about 5 days. But this time is been 2 weeks yesterday was two weeks and am still bleeding. What could be the cause?
Your hormones are in: .. flux for some reason, so hang on for the ride. Irregular periods and spotting could mean you may have some hormonal imbalance that could be affected by many different factors, including infections, nutrition, exercise, season, stress, medications, pregnancy, sleep. The cycle may reset itself right again after a couple of months. Talk to your GYN about your irregularity and how to control it. ...Read more
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