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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: There is never really a safe time to have intercourse without condoms and birth control if you don’t want to be pregnant. The pullout method has aroun ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Likely: No guarantees, but high chance you will be ok. Periods can be irregular, unpredictable. See gynecologist for detailed advice.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Estape
29 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
See your GYN: This is not normal. It may be as simple as a hormonal imbalance, but it could be more serious like polyps, precancerous, cancers. You need an exam, pa ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Mittelschmerz: There is no good specific answer to that. The female must learn when she is ovulating and this is usually something they feel. Ovulation is usually j ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Unprotected sex: After your period puts you at risk for becoming pregnant. Please use protection every time if you don't want to become pregnant at this time.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Next choice and Plan B work best if taken within 24 hours. Waiting 4 days in general is not advisable. And of course using a condom is even a better ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan b: Spotting or heavier bleeding like a period may occur after plan b. However, since you took it 2 days after instead of 1 day after, the Plan B was les ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sure: Ella is one form of emergency contraception that can be used within 5 days of unprotected intercourse to decrease the chances of pregnancy
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular bleeding: Irregular bleeding is very common. If you are 16 and have only had 4 periods in your life then you may want to meet with an Obgyn and discuss options ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: It i still best to do pregnancy test if you are concerned. Your period sounds normal to me. I would not worry about being pregnant.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Adams
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: In the "normal" menstrual cycle, ovulation occurs 14 days prior to the start of the menstrual flow.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common: After your period some blood remains in the back of the vagina and then slowly comes out. Consider starting birth control to decrease the length of yo ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Too soon to test: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds like no: Your first test was negative so it sounds like you are not pregnant. You can always redo the test since it has been 4 days to confirm. Then see a doct ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnan ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Take a test...: If you miss your period, take a pregnancy test. It is the only way to know - guessing based on vaginal discharge is speculative. If the test is nega ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
See your doc: I recommend visiting your physician to determine the cause of your bleeding. If you are light headed or feel worse be sure to go to the emergency room ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not likely: Possible but not likely. I would want to get more information about your cycles.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don’t guess.: Take a test.  they are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is w ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Irregular period.: Not pregnant. If this spotting is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections, ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
All the above: Pain related to ovulation can be before, during, after, or all 3. Doctors refer to peri-ovulatory pain (meaning "around" ovulation) because the pain i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Hale
Dr. Anne Hale answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It varies: Everyone is different but it can be several weeks. It usually is bright red then turns to brown and then becomes white. It is all called lochia and ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late period: Probably not pregnant if the office test was negative. If you feel fine, then see what happens over the next two weeks. Get checked if you still are ... Read More

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