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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience in Travel Medicine
Depends: Traveling while pregnant is common. Determine whether you will have adequate medical care at your destination. Airlines have some limitations on pregn ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience in Travel Medicine
Pregnant & travel: Pregnant women who travel should address concerns about how best to keep both mother and baby healthy. Consult with your doctor about destination, mod ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should be OK: Take breaks every 2-3 hours, keep your legs active, move, hydrate well. Also, let your OB know
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on vaccine: It is best to consult a travel medicine/infectious disease specialist to see which vaccines are recommended for the area you plan to travel to. Some ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
If having sex: If you are having unprotected sex, yes you can get PG But that could also happen if you were not taking the Aropax
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes , You Can : Even with perfect use of contraceptives there will be a failure rate of 1% or so in most of the series but still better than other measures.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jovi Cacnio
31 years experience in Pediatrics
It's possible...: Anti-seizure medicines raise the odds of birth defects. Benzodiazepines (klonopin (clonazepam) being one) can cause the newborn to have trouble moving ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
This link states:: "Early understandings on precum once were that sperm is expected to be part of the fluid. Further investigation revealed that the majority of pre-ejac ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Uncommon, but yes: While it is uncommon, it can occur. Failure rate is less than 1%. Some "supplements" and herbs can negate the protective effects of oral contraceptive ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes, : Yes, absolutely. You can even get pregnant before you have your first period after delivering your baby. Physicians recommend pelvic rest (no sex) fo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Zero: you are very protected and if you had sex during period it is almost impossible
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Efficacy: Over a one year period if the loestrin24 fe is taken correctly (no missed pills) the pregnancy rate is about 1%. The pregnancy rate can increase to 5% ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: You can take Benadryl or tylenol (acetaminophen) pm sparingly. If you are having sleeping problems, talk to your doctor. Generally you should avoid ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask your OB: And please tell your OB exactly what rides you plan to do, i tell my pts it is not adviseable to ride a rolly coaster of any ride that shakes or throw ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Hickok
36 years experience in Fertility Medicine
BCP: Less than 1%.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Safe?: Please clarify what you mean by safe. Unprotected sex, while you cannot get pregnant again, puts you at risk of the twelve common stds. I would make ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
None.: If you are certain ovulation did not take place then you have no chance of getting pregnant. Problem is, it is next to impossible to be certain ovulat ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hale Dimetry
8 years experience in Pharmacology
Your gyn: Should ask your ob/gyn.....
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
1 pill not likely: Missing 1 pill is not likely to increase risk of pregnancy by much, there's more risk if the missed pill extends the hormone free days>7 d. Antibioti ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
21 years experience in Gynecology
See below: Once a pregnancy is established hormone levels change and feed back a signal to the brain to stop the hormone that induces ovulation so no further pre ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience in Pediatrics
Not likely: No form of birth control is 100% except absolute abstinence. Oral contraceptives are 98% effective when taken as prescribed - very effective. Missing ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience in Rheumatology
There are: There are several different conditions that affect and complicate pregnancy. Your questions needs to be specific in order to address.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably nothing: The pill contains estrogen and progesterone, both of which are normally produced in higher levels when you are pregnant. You should not take ocp's wh ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: you might get some different opinions on this, but there is no compelling reason - and certainly no evidence to suggest you can't do it. Of course, wh ... Read More
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