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Are there any effects on fetus if you have had a yeast infection?

Are there any effects on fetus if you have had a yeast infection?

Yeast and fetus: When you are pregnant - the uterus is a "sealed" container - so the only way a fetus would be affected is by absorbing any medication through the maternal blood stream via the placenta. Topical antifungal creams are generally safe to use in pregnancy since very little adsorption of the medicine occurs. But before using any meds while pregnant check with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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If you have your period and don't have any sexual contact afterwards, is there any chance of pregnancy?

If you have your period and don't have any sexual contact afterwards, is there any chance of pregnancy?

How to get pregnant?: To get pregnant one must have exposure to semen in the vaginal canal on the days just prior to ovulation or on the ovulation day. Otherwise one cannot be pregnant. You are 23 years old. I really would hope for you to take the time to learn the very basics about your body, your cycles and when you are ovulating on your cycle so that needless worry can be discarded. ...Read more

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Is there any harm in taking yeast infection medicine if you're not sure if you have one?

No harm, but...: Yeast medication won't make other problems worse, but there could be risk of complications if you have something else and treatment is delayed. Most important, at your age (18) an STD is likely if sexually active with vaginal discharge. The main yeast symptom is itching/irritation, with little or no discharge. If this doesn't fit, don't use the yeast treatment and see a doctor or clinic ASAP. ...Read more

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If you had sex and you are taking isoniazid is there any concern?

If  you had sex and you are taking isoniazid is there any concern?

No: Main concern will be whether patient remain compliant with recommended treatment plan. ...Read more

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If you have a period while on birth control, is there any possibility of pregnancy?

If you have a period while on birth control, is there any possibility of pregnancy?

Yes: If you are sexually active there is ALWAYS a possibility of pregnancy! But if you are taking the pills as prescribed not taking any medicines to reduce the effectiveness of the pills (antibiotics) then the likelihood is low. ...Read more

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Are there any harmful effects of having sex if you have no bad germs?

Are there any harmful effects of having sex if you have no bad germs?

Here are some...: Your concern needs to be addressed from different angles; bacteriologically, no germ-free living environment has ever existed and many std-infected are symptomatic; sex alone would induce no harm if done in moderation-if becoming overindulgent & obsessive, sex will impair your energy & ability to handle daily chores and tasks in... More? To http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you and your partner to have any STD or STI for 6 months and not have any symptoms at all?

Is it possible for you and your partner to have any STD or STI for 6 months and not have any symptoms at all?

Absolutley: Particularly hiv. Go and see a doctor and be tested for multiple stds if you have any indication that you may have been infected. ...Read more

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Can it be no problem to have rough sex if your having twins or is there a high risk of anything?

Can it be no problem to have rough sex if your having twins or is there a high risk of anything?

No: It is never a good idea to have rough sex during a pregnancy, especially with twins and depending on how far along you are. ...Read more

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Hi I was just wondering if there are any vitamins that would possibly help regulate a period? is there any such thing? and What are some possibilities of someone who hasn't gotten there period in almost a year?

Hi I was just wondering if there are any vitamins that would possibly help regulate a period? is there any such thing? and What are some possibilities of someone who hasn't gotten there period in almost a year?

Yes, but Hormones: Vitamins have no effect on menses. You may need a hormone supplement or BC pills to regulate your periods. You should first consult a gynecologist if you can, so that there is no other condition causing you this problem. ...Read more

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So is there a possibility to get pregnant even though my boyfriend smokes? If so, are their any risks of the baby having any issues after being born?

So is there a possibility to get pregnant even though my boyfriend smokes? If so, are their any risks of the baby having any issues after being born?

Very possible: Smoking doesn't prevent pregnancy and certainly doesn't cause male infertility at your age. Assuming he smokes around you, the risk are the same as a pregnant women living with second hand smoke. The issues vary based on the trimester of pregnancy. Sounds like some birth control is needed. ...Read more

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If there is no chance of a new pregnancy and the former pregnancy was terminated what could cause someone to not have a period?

If there is no chance of a new pregnancy and the former pregnancy was terminated what could cause someone to not have a period?

Hormone fluctations: many factors can be involved with not having a period and seeking advice from your primary care doctor is important with this ailment. many times in my office, associations are low wt, tobacco, otc products and stress can be a culprit. other times a hormone fluctuation is the issue. ...Read more

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Will there be any effects on the baby if I had kidney obstruction during pregnancy?

Will there be any effects on the baby if I had kidney obstruction during pregnancy?

Not unless preterm.: If your urinary tract obstruction did not cause preterm birth, your baby should not be affected. ...Read more

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Person doesn't know if they have herpes, there was never significant symptoms, should they abstain from sex at the risk of a partner's possible reaction?

Person doesn't know if they have herpes, there was never significant symptoms, should they abstain from sex at the risk of a partner's possible reaction?

That's no fun!: If you're unsure of your partner's status, make him wear a condom each & every time to reduce risk of catching sexually transmitted diseases. Regular condom use also reduces your risk of pregnancy (but is not 100% guarantee). ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more