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Sore nipples, sore boobs, period two days late?

Sore nipples, sore boobs, period two days late?

So take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small and painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth-to-mouth contact and to the genitals, causing genital ...Read more


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Flu or pregnant? Sore throat nauseous fatigue cramps light period week early lasted 2.5 days. Unprotected sex on fertile day. Slight headaches

Flu or pregnant? Sore throat nauseous fatigue cramps light period week early lasted 2.5 days. Unprotected sex on fertile day. Slight headaches

Pregnant?: Get a home urine test kit from the pharmacist and check yourself if you miss your period.. It is not unusual for the menstrual cycle to become irregular following an acute infection. ...Read more

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Did my cold cause 4 days late period? Had cough and sore throat

Did my cold cause 4 days late period? Had cough and sore throat

It may well be.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is kissing safe after a cold sore outbreak?

Is kissing safe after a cold sore outbreak?

Lets wait: You have a herpetic viral sore. Not usually fatal but wait a week after sore is gone so you dont share it with your loved ones. ...Read more

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Are sore nipples a premenstrual symptom? 5 days before expected period

Are sore nipples a premenstrual symptom? 5 days before expected period

Premenstrual Symptom: Breast and nipple tenderness are common premenstrual symptoms that will start a week or so before your period. ...Read more

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Cold sore - how contagious are they?

Cold sore - how contagious are they?

Quite contagious: Cold sores can be spread by touching cold sores, kissing, sharing glasses, silverwear, toothbrushes or other personal items. ...Read more

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Are cold sores still contagious when they're gone?

Not once the : Skin has fully healed. But they are contagious in all forms of the active lesion. ...Read more

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Got flu shot on Wednesday. 2 days later, stuffy nose/yellow mucous, body aches , kinda dry mouth/sore throat ,swollen lymph nodes. Flu shot symptoms?

Sounds like...: Those symptoms sound like symptoms of the common cold, seasonal flu, or strep throat. They don't sound like flu shot symptoms. A visit to the doctor can help decide whether or not there is a strep throat infection (if there is, then antibiotics are likely needed). ...Read more

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Sore throat no strep flu symp no flu no mono after all testing smoked after someone with cold but got flu symptoms for 8 days is that possible?

Sore throat no strep flu symp no flu no mono  after all testing smoked after someone with cold but got flu symptoms for 8 days is that possible?

Mgt: Please avoid all smoke exposure, particularly while Iill with a respiratory infection. Viral illnesses may last for two to three weeks, but should you should feel better as the infection resolves. Secondary infections may occur- please monitor your temperature. ...Read more

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Sore nipples week before period. But period didn't come. Nipples still sore. Still no period. Pregnant?

Sore nipples week before period. But period didn't come. Nipples still sore. Still no period. Pregnant?

Possibly - UPT?: At your age, anovulatory cycles or pregnancy can both present similarly, so purchase a urine pregnancy test from your local pharmacy to find out for sure. Take Folic Acid if you are sexually active, 1-5 mg daily until the end of your reproductive life. ...Read more

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Swollen nodes, sore thrt 18 days, mono strep neg, HIV after low expos RNA tested at 17 days neg, headache, stiff neck, random burning spots what else?

Swollen nodes, sore thrt 18 days, mono strep neg, HIV after low expos RNA tested at 17 days neg, headache, stiff neck, random burning spots what else?

Mononucleosis: is a viral infection causing fever, sore throat, and swollen lymph nodes. Home remedies: drink plenty of water, gargle with warm salt water or mouthwash to ease a sore throat, get plenty of rest and relax. Use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and fever. The symptoms may linger for 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Is measles still contagious after 10 days?

Is measles still contagious after 10 days?

Measles: No. Usually measles is the most contagious before anyone knows they have it! as a rule about 3-4 days after the rash is present the person can no longer spread the disease, but by this time they have already been contagious for more than a week! ...Read more

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Are measles still contagious after 10 days?

Are measles still contagious after 10 days?

No: The clinical course of measles has 3 stages a. Incubation period at least eight days while asymptomatic b. Prodrome stage; symptomatic and c. Skin rashes; 5 days after the onset of symptoms an individual with measles can spread the disease to others for about 8 days; starting 4 days before the symptoms appears and ending when the rash has been present for 4 days. ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant and have a cold sore?

8 weeks pregnant and have a cold sore?

Cold sore: there are safe creams and pills you can use for cold sores while you are pregnant ...Read more

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Vaginal sex july 26 used condom but it broke 3 weeks later, painful sore throat, congested nose and bad cough, low grade fever too, this ARS symptoms?

Vaginal sex july 26 used condom but it broke 3 weeks later, painful sore throat, congested nose and bad cough, low grade fever too, this ARS symptoms?

Unclear question: Can't imagine that you had used the same condom for 3 weeks until it broke. Please clarify. On the other hand, you may just have a common cold but should the symptoms worsen or persist beyond 10 days, be sure to see a doctor. ...Read more

Incubation Period (Definition)

Incubation period is the period between exposure to infection ...Read more