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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably normal: Hello Annie, Ovulation can be painful at times. When a woman ovulates there can be bleeding into the abdomen as the egg ruptures through the capsu ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Hello Michelle, Orsythia and Sronyx are both combination Oral contraceptive pills. They both contain levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol .1 mg/2 ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sperm+egg = pregnant: Hello Susan, The egg lives approximately 24 hrs. after ovulation. So if there was sperm present at the time the egg was viable then pregnancy is qui ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy possible.: Hi Pregnancy is always possible when you're having unprotected sex. Progesterone, the hormone produced after ovulation is responsible for pregnancy ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absolutely!!!!!: What a good son you are! Your dad should have started prostate screenings some time ago. It is important to be checked for this disease as well as o ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not related: Hello Olivia, Interstitial Cystitis is a chronic inflammation of the bladder wall. Since the breasts are hormone sensitive organs, the tenderness and ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need progesterone: Hello Janet, I think that it would be wise to see a Gynecologist. When women do not ovulate then they do not produce the hormone Progesterone in suf ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely pregnant: Hello Heather, If you are on Depo-Provera or 'the shot', then you are feeling the effects of Progesterone. This is the same hormone that is produce ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: Hello , Missed periods, irregular bleeding, heavy periods, spotting and non-stop bleeding are ALL characteristics of PCOS. In this particular disor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone interference: Hello Andrea, The morning after pill is a pill that contains hormones. Anytime you add hormones you can alter the start of the period and also the ... Read More
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