Doctor Q&A for Dr. Johnnie Ham

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Postinor1: One of the side effects is headache, so thats to be expected. You do not need to take another dose. Ideally, its taken within 12 hours, but not longe ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Egg after ovulation: It either gets fertilized, or it gets absorbed by the body, or passes thru.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: Its the process of releasing an egg (or two) from the ovary. After ovulation, the space where the egg came from forms a cyst, called the corpus luteal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Ovulation is totally separate from the uterus. Some women do experience a little mid-cycle pain, usually sharp and short, as the egg leaves the ovarie ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Certainly: It takes about 14 days after ovulation to start producing beta-hcg, which is what we measure on a pregnancy test. I usually recommend testing after a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: But very tiny and insignificant. The vaginal canal is developed from the mullerian or paramesonephric ducts. In the male, in fetal development this de ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Atrophy: Could be atrophy, or a thinning of the lining due to lower levels of estradiol, or it could be inflammation caused by an infection, perhaps even herpe ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
MicroTears: Likely the sex caused a small abrasion which is what led to the bleeding. Try a lubricant next time, and if it continues, see a gynecologist.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but reversible: Increase nerve sensitivity and blood flow by adding in some testosterone. Women at 40 have half the level they had at 20, and testosterone plays a maj ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Ham
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on Position: Every woman's anatomy is a little different, but the g-spot is located on the upper wall protecting the urethra from damage during sex. It is also a p ... Read More
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