Doctor Q&A for Dr. Karen Jones

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is safe to use an exercise bike while pregnant. I recommend that a pregnant woman be able to speak in sentences or phrases while she is exercising. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: An IUD usually stays in the same place in the uterus wherever a woman is in her cycle. It is possible for the cervix to move depending on where women ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes it is quite possible for stress to delay a woman's period. Some women under a lot of stress can even skip a period altogether. The morning after p ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely yes: It is quite common for women who have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD to have cramping in the uterus at times. Some women will have the sensation that ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: If you had heavy petting over a month ago, and a normal period since, and multiple negative pregnancy tests it is very unlikely you're pregnant.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulation: A woman's cervix can become low and soft during the time of ovulation. A woman's cervix can become soft when she is pregnant.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Movement inside a woman's abdomen when she is not pregnant is typically related to gas in the intestines or to the intestines moving. This is normal.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pulse high: The blood pressure is fine. However a pulse of 134 is elevated. The normal pulse of a woman at 38 weeks pregnant is 9o-110 beats a minute. An eleva ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Effective birth : Control is going to be very important for you. If you truly do not want a pregnancy then doing an abortion is a reasonable option, even though you've ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mid cycle : Ovulation bleeding or midcycle bleeding occurs about two weeks before the next period is due. It is due to changes in the hormone levels at time of ov ... Read More
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