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Always Maxi Pads
I don't see a : Problem. I assume that the lip gloss is in a it's own sealed container. Assume that the maxi pads are clean and unused. If the maxipads are not individually wrapped then they could get grody if sitting in your purse for a long while. But if individually wrapped they should remain clean. ...Read more
Cycle 26 days. Period 4-5 days. First two days use five pads days 3-5 one pad per day (change more for freshness). Day one sometimes change pad overnight use regular maxi pads only. normal..?
40's periods: Your cycle will vary, some months will be worse than what you describe. See your GYN for help if they worsen. ...Read more
I'm on my second period within a month after removing patch but this period is REALLY heavy. I used 4 night Maxi pads in 1 day and flooding. HELP?!
I have horrible periods. Most drs don't understand by how bad it is. I have to wear 2 thick bladder control pads instead of regular maxi pads! help!
OB/GYNs: What options do I have to control extremely heavy periods while on Xarelto? Had a pulmonary embolism while on OCPs. I use extra heavy overnight maxi pads & change them every few hours but still bleed through them I'm 24 & want to have kids.
Check your INR: Your body may be more sensitive to standard adult dose of xarelto, so get your INR checked. If you are not ready to try to conceive, progestin only bcp, depo shot or implant may be effective for now, as estroogen is the big culprit in increasing clot risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smoking, Cholesterol: Pad has multiple risk factors. Gender, race, age, and family history are factors which you cannot alter. The biggest risk factor that can be altered is smoking. Other risk factors that can be modified include cholesterol, diabetes, kidney failure, and hypertension. While you cannot control what disease you have, you can control how well they are controlled. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Depends: Where are you using the heat pad? If the back, then 20-30 minutes but not at scolding temperatures. If it's the jaw, probably not a good idea if you just had surgery. Generally, it's recommended to use a cooling pad to decrease swelling (a heating pad will make swelling worse). Hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes nicotine: Smoking causes peripheral artery disease. The substance nicotine causes severe artery spasm or narrowing. If you smoke heavily the effect of nicotine can be long lasting. A smoker with a sedentary life style can then deposit fat and inflammation in the blood stream at areas of the body where blood vessels branch off, like the hips and knees. This is often the areas where significant pad occurs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tampon/ pad: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. When you first start using tampons you may find it easier to insert a “slim” tampon with a smooth plastic applicator that has a rounded tip. Recommend that you avoid super tampons with cardboard applicators when you first start. Select pad size by your amt. of bleeding and if style by if you have leakage or not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, you should: still be able to use tampons. You should use the slenderest one that still holds your flow. ...Read more