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how long do women breastfeed for?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
BREASTFEEDING: Mothers breastfed for at least 6 months.

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How much blood do women lose during their period?

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Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Varies: It seems like alot, but usually no more than 1-2 table spoons full.
A 45-year-old member asked:

I am 18 year old female weighing 250 pounds. Is bariatrics safe?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
BARIATRICS: Bariatric surgeries have become much safer since the onset of this procedure several years ago. Currently, it is the treatment of choice to prevent and also possibly reverse diabetes...
A 34-year-old member asked:

How does sexual libido change in women with age?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Waxs young,wanes old: Libido "waxes"(pre-menopausally) with lubrication and desire and "wanes" post-menopausally due to a decline of testosterone which comprises 2% of women's natural hormones. Some women never notice any changes in libido as the adrenal glands are the main sources of their testosterone rather than the declining ovary post-menopausally.
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How is female sexual dysfunction diagnosed and treated?

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Dr. Jerald Ratner
Psychiatry 51 years experience
A history.: Painful intercourse; painful gynecological examination; and open discussion with your doctor about sexual functioning.
A 42-year-old member asked:

In what ways is too much body fat harmful for women?

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Dr. Samuel Sadow
Bariatrics 48 years experience
Many risks: Obesity is a cornerstone disease for over 20 other diseases: type 2 diabetes, stroke, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, alzheimer's, parkinson's, breast ca, colon ca, recurrent prostate ca, osteoarthritis, retinal vasular disease, glaucoma, pvd, chf, sleep apnea, and early death to name a few.

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