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Is it ok if your period takes up half of the pad

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: Birth control can be used to regulate and manipulate your cycle.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Pad change: You should change your pad when you feel that it's wet. The amount of blood that a pad contains will vary with the product. But if you're uncomforta ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Continue course of Monistat during menses.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Different for everyo: That would be a good one for u to research online , depends on your wt and what you are doing.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It you starve yourself long enough, you are eventually likely to stop having periods. Otherwise, it will not effect periods.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: I don't know any reason why you can't do a drug test while you have your period. If you use a tampon, that should prevent blood from getting into and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Usually: We do this frequently for the exact reason you stated. Just be aware that your cycle may be irregular & this may cause irregular bleeding.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Period=Not Pregnant: If you're having sex during your period you're safe! you can't get pregnant on your period because your uterine lining is sloughing off. It means that ... Read More
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Dr. Julia Irwin
25 years experience Psychiatry
Blood can interfere: Serum drug screens are okay but blood in the urine can affect the results on drug screen accuracy. Ck with your local lab before giving a specimen wh ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: As if not changed often, a wet, moist environment against the vaginal skin may cause a dermatitis - just as in the bumps an infant gets with diaper de ... Read More
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