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A 25-year-old female asked:

took the morning after pill 24 hours after unprotected sex, am i experiencing spotting or implantation bleeding?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Maybe just spotting: If the urine pregnancy test (to be done 3 weeks after sex) is positive, then the spotting may have been implantation spotting. Getting a positive pregnancy test is the way to tell. Because an emergency contraceptive pill was taken, the spotting is more likely not related to any implantation.

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Does breastfeeding influence women's sex drive?

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Yes: The horomones that regulate breast milk production can result in dry and atrophic vaginal tissue. This can markedly decrease the sex drive. Exhaustion from around the clock feedings also can have a dramatic impact on sex drive.
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Does light bleeding in early pregnancy mean I am having a miscarriage?

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Can the morning after pill cause birth defects if I get pregnant anyway?

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A 19-year-old female asked:

I was trimming my pubs with a sciossors & I accidentally cut my lip on the left sid. The skin is hanging of, it a smal cut & it was bleeding a litle but it stopped. Can I put vaseline? Will it heal with it?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Pressure on wound: Put a small bandaid on it and if is still bleeding in the morning then see your doctor.If it is bleeding a lot then go to the er to get it to stop.Cover it with pressure and keep pressure for at least 20 minutes then keep bandaid and slowly remove it gently more pressure should get the bleeding to stop. It will heal but get it checked.
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A 24-year-old female asked:

Could I be pregnant if I had spotting the first day then light bleeding the next two days ?

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Dr. Adam Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: Have you had sex in ethe last month? If so do a pregnancy test and find out good luck.

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