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Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
Online search?: Have you tried on-line search engine to find that info? Good luck! ...Read more
All std tests negative post 1 year of a potential sexual encounter.Can I consider this test conclusive?
Is an Elisa test performed at an urgent care clinic conclusive for HIV negativity at 3 years possible exposure. No new sex partners.
Transvaginal ultrasound on 9/19/13 dated pregnancy at 8w3d. 4/28/14 due date. Next ultrasound 12/13/13 dated 20w4d. Possible dates of conception?
Mid cycle bleeding all test including endometrial biopsy pap smear pelvic ultrasound harmones normal i'm obese 36 age kids 14 , 8 c section?
Only at select labs: The two major laboratory companies--quest and labcorp have few locations in the country to run maternity testing requests. The blood samples can be drawn from vuirtually any local laboratory location, but then the samples are sent to the specific lab. So, as far as your testing need is concerned, it can be drawn anywhere and you will get the result--this u don't even need a doctor order! good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sexually active march31. Negative beta hCG june 25. Ultrasound july 4 IUD copper good position, no sign of pregnancy. Need to be 100% sure not preg?
Depends: If your dates are absolutely correct, and you have not had any irregular bleeding, and you have had regular periods in the past, then at 7 weeks gestation, an ultrasound would reveal pregnancy signs. So if the ultrasound was negative for any intrauterine or extrauterine pregnancy, usually, this is corroborated with quantitative beta hCG levels. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes: Unless your allergic to latex, condoms are safe to use, and should be used to prevent std's even when on ocp's. The newer generation of pills are low dose. The great majority of women, weight should not be affected. You should always watch your diet, eat healthy, excercise, and drink plenty of water. Weight gain is mostly do to sedentary life styles while consuming high caloric meals. ...Read more
26 year old female. history of 4 pregnancies, only 1 live birth. Multiple tests performed, positive homo mthfr. What tx should be done to stay pregnant?
Yes and no: We don't date pregnancies from date of conception but in a sense we do make that assumption. ...Read more
2 negative pregnancy tests at clinic.Spotted for the first time today.7 weeks. Pregnancy chances ?
Not pregnant: If two correctly done pregnancy test are both negative today, then the woman is not pregnant as of about 10 days ago. If she ovulated and conceived since that time, she could be becoming pregnant (today's test would be too early to show that). One can wait for the next menstrual period, and retest if that one is missed by a few days to a week. ...Read more
Yes/some do/some not: Condoms are a safe and effective form of birth control if used correctly.Some may have an irritant or allergic reaction to the material or any additives used. However, there are many different materials available for use and this usually provides at least one type that would be available to anyone.Some will gain weight on "the pill" while some do not. ...Read more
Why Not?: Planned parenthood provides comprehensive women's services. They are probably just as able to do an office sono as any other gyn practice. Of course, as a radiologist i think we do them better! but i'm prejudiced! :-). ...Read more
3 OBands in CSF. Serum negative. 4 OBands positve for Mayo Clinic standards?Lumbar puncture was done 3 months after major symptoms.More damage needed?
Most likely!: Depending on where you live, most family planning clinics have programs for free or reduced cost birth control. Planned parenthood, which has locations nationwide, does provide free or low cost birth control for girls. So do many of the adolescent medicine programs that are located in children's hospitals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer