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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please discuss with : Your OB that is one of the basic things that yourob shoudld go over with u at the time of the post partum visit or before, it depends if you are breas ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Colton
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It happens: Unfortunately, the pill is not 100% effective. The good news is ocps do not cause problems in general with pregnancy, however, you should stop takin ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same question: Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. There are no signs of pregnancy that you ... Read More
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Absent period: Her period will not show up at the end of this menstrual cycle. Contraception has a way of preventing this kind of anxiety.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
33 years experience Urogynecology
No: Effectiveness is as high as 95% if taken within 24 hours after the event. The effectiveness drops to 89% after 24 hour and up yo 72 hours after unpr ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Usually, but: In uncommon cases, you can have a period and still be pg. A home pg test would still be positive, so check one, and be sure to follow the instruction ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You are well within the acceptable range for timing your daily oral contraceptive and you are as safe as the pill can be.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Emergency contracept: Can cause side effects. It is used to prevent pregnancy. The exact instructions depend on which product you are using however, many (such as plan b) ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
16 years experience Endocrinology
Always possible: Whenever you have sexual intercourse there is a risk of becoming pregnant (even on birth control-though the risk is much lower). Your discharge is a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The molar pregnancy does not provide any sort of birth control. An additional concern is that the molar pregnancy may not have been fully removed and ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: If you did the test correctly and it was negative at 10 days after a missed period, you are unlikely to be pregnant. You may get a blood test for HCG ... Read More

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