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how long do you have to wait to get pregnant after accutane

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
2 months: The Accutane program called ipledge follows a woman along during her use of accutane. She has to be on 2 forms of birth control until 1 month after st ... Read More

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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
They are wrong!!...: Your ob/gyn is not correct in their recommendation. Here is a quote from a reputable source: "females of childbearing potential should not become pr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
63 years experience Endocrinology
I say wait 6 mos: I tell my patients to wait 6 months. Careful at 46 yrs.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Yes: One to two months usually is okay after you stop accutane.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
1 month: Most of the medicine byproducts are gone after 10 days since last dose. But it's recommended to wait 30 days before trying to get pregnant.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
not a right answer: Are you asking, when can you have sex following surgery? This will vary by surgeon, so check with yours. I usually let patients resume activities if t ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Coleman
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maybe a week: The question is why are you on rifampin? The drug is eliminated relatively quickly (half of it gone every 5-6 hours), so should be gone in a few days ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
1 year.: After your child's first birthday is the earliest i would recommend trying to conceive again. Earlier attempts and pregnancies are at increased risk f ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience Internal Medicine
24 hours: 24 hours after your last dose.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably 2 cycles: Hopefully. Your doctor told you that when he or she scraped your uterus. If not, call and ask. Scraping your uterus may mean a d and c or having to d ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
4-5 days after : Missed period. It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do home test. Use first morning urine and folow the instructions in the kit care ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
6 weeks: The usual recommendation is to avoid vaginal intercourse, or anything in the vagina for 6 weeks. This allows the stitches at the top of the vagina to ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Three months: Most physicians will recommend at least three months, for multiple reasons. Whether a spontaneous miscarriage or having had a d&c, one desire is to h ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Were the antibiotics: ....For a sexually transmitted disease? If so, wait until the antibiotic course is finished and your symptoms have gone away, then resume sex (with p ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Incubation period for chlamydia and for symptoms to appear is 1-3 weeks keeping in mind that many people do not have symptoms. The test for chlamydia ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
18 months: After having a cesarean, it's best to wait 18 months before becoming pregnant again to allow your uterus to heal maximally. A shorter inter-pregnancy ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodspeed
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post ab sex: Wait until you stop bleeding.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please clarify the?: We have to know what you are waiting for.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Waiting after ab: You are at your most fertile shortly after a miscarriage, and as long as you aren't bleeding and feeling ok go for it!
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Most women: Test about 14 days later if they are using a standard home pregnancy test - early response tests can be done sooner.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
After missed period: It is better to wait 4-5 days after a missed period to do the test, use first morning urine and follow the instructions carefully. The test may be pos ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend that: You wait at least 2 to 3 hour safter dinner. Dinner should be small to moderate.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Essure - alcohol: According to http://www.Advancedobgynassociates.Com/essure-faqs.Htm - you should not have alcoholic beverages until the day after an essure hysterosc ... Read More

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