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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Watch your weight: By indiscriminately giving in to your food cravings, you are likely to gain weight with its attendant complications associated with being overweight/o ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
When was HPT done?: I would wait until you have missed a period to do a home pregnancy test. If negative and still no period - can repeat HPT in a week. Take care.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Possible: Different women have different symptoms in the pre-menstrual phase. Try to control your cravings to ensure that you do not gain weight.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: But not forever. Very low calorie diets will shut your metabolism down. Get plenty of protein in the calories you are eating!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Cravings for chocolate are very common for women during their period.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Some females: due experience cravings around & at time of menses - especially for junk carbohydrates. Take care.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control pill?: If you are not on the pill that may help. You can take a pill where your period only comes every 3 months. Once such pill is seasonique.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant?: Suspicious for pregnancy. Get a test.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
62 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone action: Your symptoms sound as if they are due to high levels of progesterone, a normal occurtence at that part of your cycle. If rx is needed, it is only for ... Read More
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