A 18-year-old female asked:
i am taking tri cyclen lo birth control pills and i bought melatonin pills cause i can't sleep , can i take these to things together? if not why?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Can women go on birth control even though their mother has had breast cancer?
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General Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: Bcp use is not associated with any significant incidence of breast cancer regardless of risk factors, however, certain breast cancers can grow in response to estrogen use. It is advised to begin cancer screening 10 years before your mother was first diagnosed with breast cancer. This should include yearly physician exam and mammography, ultrasound, and/or mri, depending on age and risk factors.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
I am struggling with depression, anxiety, panic attacks, chronic back pain and insomnia. I want to start taking meds for these problems, should i?
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
It would likely help: A psychiatric evaluation would likely result in targeting the depression which if treated effectively can alleviate some or all of the other symptoms. Other things such as psychotherapy, nutrition,
lifestyle changes, and assessing possible addiction issues are important as well.
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Crest Hill, IL
A 38-year-old male asked:
Do I need to be put on thyroid meds. Tsh of 7.63, 3.77 & 4.34 btw dec 2011 to mar 2012? I also have low testosterone & sleep apnea.
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
High TSH: Your TSH is slightly high and if it is 7.63 in dec 2011 and 4.34 in march 2012 then you do not need to take thyroid medicine, it needs to be checked along with T4 ant3 levels.Repeat in three months, you dont need to check every month.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
I am 26 years old, my youngest child is 4 years of age. I had a tubligation performed while giving birth to him by c section. Recently I have missed my cycle for the month of july and im experiencing symptoms of pregnancy. Is that at all possible? Could i
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Yes u could be???: The tubal could have failed you need to see your obgyn asap for a blood pg test and an ultrasound either way and possible other blood work, tubals done at the time of repeat csectionhahve a higher failure rate then those done when u are not pg if u are pg u have to make sure the pg is not an ectopic pg.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Had anal sex the day I ovulated. Was on birth control and used condom. Condom broke so took Plan B 5 hours after. Could I still be pregnant?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: During sexual activity there are many points when sperm containing sexual fluids can leak & contaminate fingers or end up at your vaginal opening apart from the main event. If none of this fluid had access to your vagina, you can't get pregnant from sex using an alternative site.
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