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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Plan B: Taken within 24 hrs, emergency contraception is about 95% effective. Within 72hrs, it I s 89%. If you are going to have regular sex, get some more reliable means of contraception. Also remember that you need a condom, to prevent STIs. Carry them with you, don't assume your partner has one. Be prepared. http://www.m.webmd.com/women/guide/plan-b
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Depo: Yes. Take a test, to see if you are. If not, use some other form of contraception, until you resume your Depo.
A female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Plan B: Menstrual changes are very common, after taking emergency contraception, as well as a few other side effects. http://www.m.webmd.com/women/guide/plan-b
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Child abuse: Barring any physical injuries, that may have caused permanent disability, most damage is psychological. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, being the most common. See your primary doctor, for a referral to a therapist, for diagnosis and treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Constipation: Most babies will strain a little. As long as the fussiness is just with the BM, and baby is going once a day. Clay consistency is a bit more formed than average, for 5 weeks. Call your pediatrician for some recommendations to soften it up.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
HFM: It could be. This also a symptom of resolving scarlet fever. That is a rash caused by strep throat. Especially, if her fingers, and groin area are also peeling. Call your pediatrician, to be sure.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Pregnancy : Best to start by doing a pregnancy test. It could just be side effects from the Depo.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Chlamydia: 7 days is the usual recommended time, but if your symptoms are gone; you're probably ok. I'm assuming you mean had sex with each other. If any symptoms return, have it checked out, again.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Drooling : It could be. Another cause could be reflux, allergies or some other things. These are only guesses; you need to see your doctor, have him evaluated, and referred to a specialist, if indicated.
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