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Do I have to let my kids take sex ed?

Do I have to let my kids take sex ed?

If you are sensible: Ideally children shoud get sex education from their parents. However sex education at school is far better than kids getting their sex rducation from their peers. Thus, let them get the sex education, even if it is against your best judgement and inclination. ...Read more

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My boyfriend want to have sex. I want to know can I give him bv if we have oral sex?

My boyfriend want to have sex. I want to know can I give him bv if we have oral sex?

It should be safe: Men do not get BV -- at least they get no symptoms, even if exposed to the bacteria that overgrow in the vagina in women with BV. He is not at risk from either unprotected vaginal sex or performing oral sex on you. And of course oral sex by you is no risk. However, as you may know, gonorrhea and chlamydia are more common in women with BV, so get tested for them if not yet done. ...Read more

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Hi i want to. Have sex with my boyfriend.What are some safe sex in. Good description.I am pregnet I do not want to hurt my baby.I need to pee alot?

Hi i want to. Have sex with my boyfriend.What are some safe sex in. Good description.I am pregnet I do not want to hurt my baby.I need to pee alot?

See answer: Practicing safe sex during pregnancy is encouraged and one of the early responsibilities of being a mother. Would encourage you to check out the following two links for some further good information and guidelines: http://www.Ivillage.Com/safe-sex-during-pregnancy-10-things-you-need-know/6-a-144557 and http://www.Dominicantoday.Com/dr/opinion/2013/10/1/49135/is-sex-safe-during-pregnancy. ...Read more

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I want to kiss my girlfriend for at least 1year I love her. How do I do it? I want to give birth to kids and I an a boy, how do I do it?

I want to kiss my girlfriend for at least 1year I love her. How do I do it? I want to give birth to kids and I an a boy, how do I do it?

BirthOfSomeQuestions: The nature of your question indicates that, indeed, you are a boy. You'd best get some serious advice from a trusted adult and get your head out of your...uh...get your head straight about all this. The implications of what you are asking are vast. Trust your dad? Your local pastor or priest or rabbi or a teacher? Your mom? Love. Kiss. kids, birthing? C'mon, you've got a lot to learn.... ...Read more

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I don't want mom to know I have sex. She wants to take me to the "lady doctor" before i go to college. Will the doctor tell my my that I have sex?

I don't want mom to know I have sex. She wants to take  me to the "lady doctor" before i go to college. Will the doctor tell my my that I have sex?

Confidentiality: Your relationship with your doctor is covered by confidentiality. If you do not want your mother to know about sexual activity, indicate that to the doctor, who is bound not to reveal information to your mother. ...Read more

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I think my child might have chickenpox. Do I have to take them to the doctor?

I think my child might have chickenpox. Do I have to take them to the doctor?

Call the office 1st: Some pcp's wouldn't want your kid in their waiting room exposing other kids & may be willing to counsel you over the phone. Others may wish to see the kid & rule out a copy cat process. I would call during regular office hours & ask. ...Read more

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Why after sex do I just want to be alone, bathe and sleep? I don't want to cuddle like most girls do. I get angry with my partner after sex.

Why after sex do I just want to be alone, bathe and sleep? I don't want to cuddle like most girls do. I get angry with my partner after sex.

Well, I don't know : The cause of your post traumatic stress disorder. Perhaps that has something to do with your anger toward your partner and your wish to isolate. It really isn't something that can be dealt with adequately on line. Obviously it is impacting your life. It is worth dealing with in therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I get my boyfriend to do what i want sexually foreplay and during sex i tried to show him hint to him tell him i don't know what to do?

How do I get my boyfriend to do what i want sexually foreplay and during sex i tried to show him hint to him tell him i don't know what to do?

Many ways: You can make it learn by giving him some books or articles to read, or show him some adult movie and show him what you like him to do sexually to you.But if he still does not want to learn then it is up to you if you need some one else or stay with him the way he is. ...Read more

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I am 52 years old and I have lost my sexual libido I use to love sex but now when i go to bed all i want to do is sleep any ideas or suggestions?

I am 52 years old and I have lost my sexual libido I use to love sex but now when i go to bed all  i want to do is sleep any ideas or suggestions?

Consult: With your ob/gyn if you're a female and have hormone screen. Menopause is pne reaspn. If there's no biological reason for the decreased libido them consult a psychologist men see a urologist to screen for prostate problems and the same applies for a psychology consult if medical causes are ruled out. ...Read more

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Every time I have gone to a doctor and had to take my underpants off, I can't avoid getting an erection, so embarrassing. I don't know what to do

Every time I have gone to a doctor and had to take my underpants off, I can't avoid getting an erection, so embarrassing. I don't know what to do

Live on, but ...: How you displayed could be just normal and personally unique for you at this time as long as having never exhibited amorously leading to offend others with indecency. However, a detailed review of your sexuality since childhood to the present and your medical history & drug use over lifetime could be very useful to deduce possible underlying causes. So, seek evaluation as needed if still bothered. ...Read more

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My bf and I have had sex but we want to have unprotected sex& i don't want to be pregnant icant take any birth control because no one knows what can we do?

Use birth control: You should be able to find a doctor who will prescribe birth control without your parental permission. If you can't, please don't stop using condoms. The thrill of having sex without a condom is not worth the heartache of an unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im 8 weeks. I want to abort but i dont want my family or bf to know. How can i fake a misscarage if they not going to leave my side when rushed to ER?

Im 8 weeks. I want to abort but i dont want my family or bf to know. How can i fake a misscarage if they not going to leave my side when rushed to ER?

No Abortions in ER: Doctors in ER do not perform abortions and even if you fake the symptoms of miscarriage,you will have negative exam for misscrriage. We do not give advice on this site to lie and fake.If you want to Abort the pregnancy make an appointment with a clinic or a doctor who performs abortion. ...Read more

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I had sex for the first time yesterday and I think he broke my hymen I do not want to go to the doctors or tell my parents I bled afterwards ?

I had sex for the first time yesterday and I think he broke my hymen I do not want to go to the doctors or tell my parents I bled afterwards ?

Likely true: The hymen in most women is a thin tissue membrane that sits at the entrance of the vagina.It usually has an opening about a centimeter in diameter before some event stretches or tears it. Bleeding with first vaginal sex is the classical event used in some cultures to define virginity. Since the erect penis has a larger diameter than the hole in the hymen, sex will stretch or tear it. ...Read more

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I have no interest in sex and its ruining my relationship. What can I do to help me want to have sex?

Complicated: Too complicated to answwer on line. Consult with your gynecologist or a therapist. First... Make sure that you are attracted to your partner. ...Read more

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I want to postpone my periods for my marriage. I have been diagnosed to take primoult n daily once. Can you please tell me how many times I have to?

I want to postpone my periods for my marriage.  I have been diagnosed to take primoult n daily once.  Can you please tell me how many times I have to?

10-14 days: Primoult N can be used to postpone menstrual cycles. Begin about 3 days before the expected menstruation and continue for 10-14 days. Expect your menstrual cycle to start 2-3 days after stopping the medication. ...Read more

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I had a baby and don't want to use any birth control for now. How do I figure out when it's safe to have unprotected sex?

I had a baby and don't want to use any birth control for now. How do I figure out when it's safe to have unprotected sex?

Not possible: There is absolutely no way for someone to determine when it would be 100% safe to have unprotected sex and not possibly get pregnant. No matter what you do, there is always a chance of pregnancy. If you do not want to get pregnant, then you will always need to use some type of birth control. ...Read more

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I just found out i'm pregnant, i work with cleaning chemicals. When should I tell my boss? I don't know what to do since we want to wait to tell.

I just found out i'm pregnant, i work with cleaning chemicals. When should I tell my boss? I don't know what to do since we want to wait to tell.

Health First: I am sorry, but health comes first. Regardless of your plans to wait to share your good news, your baby's health comes first. And that means you do not expose yourself to these noxious chemicals and you tell your boss today. ...Read more

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Do I have to let my kids take sex ed?

If you are sensible: Ideally children shoud get sex education from their parents. However sex education at school is far better than kids getting their sex rducation from their peers. Thus, let them get the sex education, even if it is against your best judgement and inclination. ...Read more

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After hving 4.Kids my sex life lessen cnt hv the sensations as before? It takes me longer to feel it. Is there something wrong wif me?

SEX LIFE: You are a mother of 4 and that means more work and less time to think of sex. There is nothing wrong with you. Divide the chores between you and your husband so that you will have more time for yourself to relax. ...Read more

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Marriage issues. No sex or intimacy in 8 years. Her needs are met, mine aren't. She refuses counseling. I don't want divorce bc of kids but can't take?

Marriage issues. No sex or intimacy in 8 years. Her needs are met, mine aren't. She refuses counseling. I don't want divorce bc of kids but can't take?

Marriage trouble: How do you know her needs are met? There are many marriage counselors out there, and one of the best is Mort Fertel. He has been through an extraordinary stress of multiple deaths of children, and drew on his life experience to help others. Start with his newsletter. He'll take you through it step by step, especially with a spouse who refuses counseling, doesn't think it's necessary, google him ...Read more

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How long would HIV take to produce symptoms?I had unprotected sex(2006).Have had 2 kids since.No health issues.Can't recall HIV test, just panicking.

How long would HIV take to produce symptoms?I had unprotected sex(2006).Have had 2 kids since.No health issues.Can't recall HIV test, just panicking.

Knowledge helps: The wart producing strains are usually going to produce warty growths on your labia within months of exposure, but certainly by ten years out.The strains we associate with cervical cancer could take decades to eventually cause a bad pap smear or worse. Before the vaccine upwards of 70% of college age women had blood evidence of exposure,most goingon to have families and normal lives.Relax but tst ...Read more

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Since mirena (levonorgestrel) wife (33) wants no part of me.No sex (3x year), doesnt even want to cuddle anymore.Moody at kids too. Takes it for bad periods? Ideas?

Since mirena (levonorgestrel) wife (33) wants no part of me.No sex (3x year), doesnt even want to cuddle anymore.Moody at kids too. Takes it for bad periods? Ideas?

Hormonal therapy: can affect mood and sexual drive; however, what you are describing may be more related to depression or IHD ( inhibited sexual desire)-certainly time for counseling and GYN evaluation. ...Read more

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Hi doctor! I am a pcos patient with 2 kids.i am taking primolute n.i had un protected sex last night.can i take norlevo 1.5mg while takin primolute?

Hi doctor! I am a pcos patient with 2 kids.i am taking primolute n.i had un protected sex last night.can i take  norlevo 1.5mg while takin primolute?

Ok, but no need: It would be ok to take them both, but they are both similar medications (progestins). If you need birth control, OCPs will five you that plus treat the symptoms of PCO better than the primo lute. Talk to your GYN. ...Read more

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S.A.D. Starting already! I TRY stay active in my home but do sit a lot & take breaks watch TV, go nowhere. HOW I FIX this! I'm Miss out on kids/life?

S.A.D. Starting already! I TRY stay active in my home but do sit a lot & take breaks watch TV, go nowhere. HOW I FIX this! I'm Miss out on kids/life?

Psychologist.: Depression in the context of seasonal affective disorder is terrible. Hurts both emotionally and physically. Counseling with a psychologist would be your best bet to find a lasting remedy. Medications can help in the short term, but are not an appropriate replacement for counseling. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can children take Flo-PRED?

Can children take Flo-PRED?

Steroids: Flo-pred is a brand of prednisolone a steroid often used in children with asthma, colitis , and other disorders where an anti-inflammatory medication is used. ...Read more

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Can children take Baycadron?

Can children take Baycadron?

Yes: also known as dexamethasone, a steroid commonly given for things like croup in children. ...Read more

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Can children take Serviflox?

Can children take Serviflox?

Serviflox in kids -: The answer to your question is yes and no. The medicine is ciprofloxacin. Generally we do not give this to pediatric patients because there is a risk for tendon problems in patients who have not reached full maturity. However, there are situations where the risk of this happening is outweighed by the need for the med - like in kids with Cystic Fibrosis Also, the ear drops are safe in kids! ...Read more

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Can children take adderal?

Can children take adderal?

Yes: Usually 6 years and older although there are a few 4-5 year old children on it. ...Read more

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Can children take Dependal-M?

Can children take Dependal-M?

NO: This drug is known to be carcinogenic and is banned in US since 1991. In most children diarrhea is viral in etiology and in cases of bacterial diarrhea many are self limited and the only concern is dehydration. This is an antibiotic and should be used cautiously, and not in children less that 5 y/o. ...Read more

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Juicefestiv, can kids take it?

Juicefestiv, can kids take it?

Not good for kids: Thiis basically is a high dose vitamin a product. Side effects can include irritability, sleepiness, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of consciousness, headache, vision problems, peeling skin, increased risk of pneumonia and diarrhea, and other problems. Maximum doses for kids are established and exceeding those can lead to the side effects mentioned. ...Read more

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Should grandparents take care of the kids if mothers are deployed?

A great luxury...: If grandparents are nearby and can help out, that is a great luxury. Some even move-in to help, but that is not always available or possible. Whenever mom/dad must go away for long periods, it is always difficult, so a helping hand is of tremendous value. Grandparents often help, but it is not their duty/responsibility. So, i suggest asking/talking to them for help with a solution. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which parent determines the sex of a child?

Which parent determines the sex of a child?

Both and neither: Male chromosomes are xy, females are xx, so if conception is combining one from each, you might say that the male determines. However, the hormone balance, temperature and other factors in the mother's body influence whether xs or ys are favored. But, bottom line, none of this is under conscious control so really neither parent has control. ...Read more

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What are the levels of sex hormones in children?

What are the levels of sex hormones in children?

Low until puberty: Children usually have low sex hormones until they get to puberty. At that point the levels become very high in order to begin sexual maturation. ...Read more