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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norma jo Waxman
32 years experience Family Medicine
Many options: Please get an evaluation for your fatigue. It can be caused by many things including depression or abnormalities in your thyroid or kidney or anemia. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
26 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tough: Mid-afternoon sleepiness is experienced to some degree by everyone. The natural circadian rhythm that maintains or wakeful state take a dip in the ear ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Beverly Dexter
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Insomnia: I usually do at least an hour comprehensive interview on insomnia and other sleep disorders. Occasionally they are organic in origin but for most peop ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
??: I am sorry; the problem is that your question is so nonspecific that no one will be able to give you a satisfactory answer about your particular conce ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sokol
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possible low progest: This may represent low Progesterone or inadequate estrogen preceding the secretion of Progesterone from your corpus luteum/ovum. As long as this proce ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
23 years experience Family Medicine
Check with HPT: If you have been sexually active it's always possible. Please do a home pregnancy test and if negative repeat it in 1 week. If that is negative see yo ... Read More
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
That may be: Your pattern and have something to do with when you take your meds. Blood pressure naturally peaks between 2AM and 6 AM
A male asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
You might be...: ...a night owl with a morning bird schedule. Or your normal sleep-wake cycle might be disrupted by the long daytime hours of during summer time in t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Your hormones are: in flux for some reason. Many factors affect the normal flow of periods including age, season, weather, stress, exercise, body girth, nutrition, etc. ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Depression?: Ekennard, do you not deserve a thorough evaluation.Talk to you pcp for a consultation with a well trained psychiatrist. Keep in mind (1) valium is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do a test: Any time you are having unprotected intercourse you can be pregnant. If you are 6 days late it could be some normal variation from cycle to cycle but ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't panic: do plan B if period is late do home preg test and if neg you are fine if positive see your doc
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: I am not aware of antihistamine use affecting menstrual cycles. You need to consult your gynecologist and perhaps even an allergist for your allergi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Count: Day #7 is 7 days after you start. Day#1 is the day you start
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Chills with menses: Have heard this complaint on several occasions, but without a real explanation except changes in hormonal balance or some other underlying medical con ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
That's a lot...: of tranquilizer for the day. There are better ways to treat anxiety than making a zombie out of yourself with continuous tranquilizer use day and nigh ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Day 11-: 17.
A female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Wait and monitor: your symptoms, then check a pregnancy test a week later. If negative, wait another week and take another pregnancy test. If you still have cramping/ ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I am a bit confused: With the info you provided. But bottom line is that withdrawal is not a very effective way to practice birth control & you had sex near ovulation. Th ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
34 years experience Sleep Medicine
Sleep: Being awake at night could be insomnia, or as your question suggests it could be related to a shift in your diurnal sleep rhythm, this could be relate ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
You may be: experiencing ovulary pain,called mittleschmerz. Take advil (ibuprofen) for relief.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: The first day of your cycle you would not have ovulated yet, so conception is improbable.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes and yes: answer to your question is both. Can be sporadic as well as routine EDS and even sleep attacks. Please see a sleep specialist for assessment and tre ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: This sort of irregular bleeding should be checked by your healthcare provider. Tests including a serum HCG test for pregnancy, and an ultrasound exam ... Read More
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