Doctor Q&A for Dr. Heather Rupe

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If you are spotting every day, you could have a polyp or infection, so you should see a doctor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If your cycles are irregular , then your ovulation is also irregular, so yes pregnancy is a possibility. Spotting can be caused from many different is ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes.: The pill only works when you take it as directed.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait: That bleeding could be implantation bleeding. Wait to see if you miss your period then take a pregnancy test.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No.: While there is always a risk of complications with any pregnancy, most women in their thirties have healthy deliveries. The main concern of increasing ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hopefully implantati: Brown discharge is usually a sign of old blood associated with the embryo implanting in the uterus. If the bleeding becomes bright red or the pain sev ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No one knows: The loss of the mucous plug means that your body is getting ready for labor, but sadly does not predict exactly when it will start. It could be tomorr ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Be patient: Give it another week and recheck. Could be stress delaying cycle, or just too early for test to be positive.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Highly unlikely: Endometrial cancer is most often linked to high estrogen levels, whereas premature ovarian failure is characterized by low estrogen.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Rupe
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Herpes: You need to see a doctor to know for sure, but herpes is a possibility. Other options would be dermatitis or molloscum contagiosum.
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