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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
If : If there is any concern that you are pregnant, then please take a pregnancy test. It sounds like you had a severe fall. If you have continued spotti ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, somewhat: Most healthy, normal women don't have spotting during the month. They bleed during their periods, and don't bleed in between periods. Frequent spottin ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See you MD: There are many different reasons for having spotting before a period including pregnancy! your md will ask about your history. Age , medical c ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: This is one of the most common symptoms associated with pregnancy. Many times it is related to fluid shifts in the body or anemia. Get a blood count ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
If chronic..: Intercourse can normally "occasionally" cause pain, but not regularly. If this is the case, see your doctor!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pre eclampsia: Yes, you should be under the care of a high risk obstetrician
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Hocking
47 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Sign of bleeding: Petechiae result from bleeding from small vessels which result either from a blood disorder, most commonly low platelet count, or a disorder of the bl ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, if you: have nausea, vomiting, generalized abdominal pain that later localizes to right lower abdomen, with peritoneal signs (such as pain on walking). You n ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tinnitus Tx: 1.Treat the underlying condition, such as removal of ear wax, change medications that might be attributing, vascular causes. 2.Noise suppression, such ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Tetanus: You shouldn't worry, especially if you've had your tetanus boosters every 5-10 years. If you haven't received it, get it for the tetanus coverage, bu ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonja Shanley
26 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: Diarrhea most often resolves on its own, so it really depends on how long you've had it and how severe it is... Be sure to keep hydrated and avoid ea ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual cycle: Normal menstrual cycles comes every 21-35 days. If your pattern is different or if you feel your periods are too heavy then consider scheduling a visi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: In the sense that it is an issue that needs to be managed during pregnancy. Usually pregnancy induced hypertension is either preeclampsia or not. If ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Worst of life: A good rule of thumb is if it is the worst headache of your life. Also a headache with associated loss of mental function or one that wakes you up in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: Pin worms are very easily treated. If you feel you have them, see your doctor for the treatment.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perhaps: Brown discharge is usually scant old blood. At age 48-particularly if it persists-exm to determine the source is appropriate.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Not really: A small , asymptomatic lipoma is insignificant. I only remove them if they're on a pressure point, or is symptomatic, or is cosmetically disturbing, s ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Bernstein
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: After a delivery, either c-section or vaginal birth, it is normal to bleed for up to 6 weeks. Your bleeding can also go back and forth between heavy a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes that means traum: Yes that means you caused trauma to your vagin, so be careful and change the way you or yourparner fingering you.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Always: If abdominal pain persists despite pain medications, you should see your GYN to assess ovarian size, presence of cysts etc. Ovarian pain can be due t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Maybe now: If you are known to have low platelets due to cancer or a bone marrow or immune disorder, and your doctor knows this, you probably needn't worry. If ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends of Severity: Really depends on severity of eczema. Mild eczema can be easily managed with daily moisturization, good skin hygiene, and low dose topical steroid cre ... Read More

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