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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Pregnancy rashes: Many rashes are common in pregnancy- the mahority
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: They can turn into inflammation called folliculitis is and sometimes becomes infected causing abscesses. Have a doc take a look at it- ease of the shaving till the "blisters" resolve and when you do resume shaving- use a new razor.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Still there: Sounds like the fungal infection might still be present requiring a longer course of treatment- see you doctor to confirm diagnosis and continue treatment.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Many: If we assume there is no hormonal or medical cause for abnormalheair growth then unfortunately the ways of making hair growth less are minimal. Waxing pulls hair out from the route so although it's uncomfortable it tens to work better than shaving with less itching. Laser removal is expensive but works even better and semi-permanently. Your final and most tedious option is electrolysis, expensive
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
No: Typically oral contraceptives are used to shrink rather than increase the size of uterine fibroids. The water discharge can be a normal variant of it comes before every period and resolves on it's own.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Somewhat : A total thyroidectomy would cute Graves' disease if combined with daily thyroid medicine. You need thyroid hormone to function so the taking out the thyroid would mean that you would've on thyroid medicine for the rest of your life- as scary as it sounds- it works well for many people! Good luck!
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
The way you are: Because that's just the way you are- perhaps calming music is your body's way of shutting down to rest. In others- it may not work at all- it is great that you have found an avenue to get great rest!
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: After two weeks you might still expect some sensitivity- sometimes we would tell you to wait a little bit longer to decrease your chances of infection and to give you some time to heal. If you are uncomfortable I might wait a little longer to have sex again.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Pregnancy: Could be nothing but could also be pregnant since having unprotected sex puts you at high risk for that. Take a pregnancy test- of your period is late or doesn't come take another test and be seen for confirmation. Good luck!
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