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A 18-year-old female asked:

should i take my daughter to the doctor? my daughter is almost 15 and she has been eating a lot more than usual . she had sex last month but she didn't have protected sex. she has been gaining weight in her stomach and she is alway hungry . i made her tak

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Yes: Depending on when the first period is, a teenager can get pregnant even with "protected sex." She should see her MD asap. Encouraging teens towards abstinence if possible helps prevent many sexually transmitted diseases, unwanted pregnancies, future anxiety, depression, etc.

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Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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