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Is it normal to get my period for more than 10 days then get it back 2-3 days after? Can it prevent me from getting pregnant? Please help!

Is it normal to get my period for more than 10 days then get it back 2-3 days after? Can it prevent me from getting pregnant? Please help!

Unusual spotting: The 10 days for a period seems too long to begin with, a 2-3 day episode later sounds like spotting. If this second bleeding episode was heavy at all, I'd go see an OB and ask a lot of questions after they do a good history and physical exam ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I have gall bladder stones and they are preventing me from getting pregnant and i would like to know what to take as in medication to get rid of them?

I have gall bladder stones and they are preventing me from getting pregnant and i would like to know what to take as in medication to get rid of them?

Why they preventing : Why they are preventing you to have baby, gb removal is a simple minimum risk out patient procedure you do not want complications during your pregnancy due to gall stones, if removed will prevent them. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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If I take a bath right after sex, can it stop me from getting pregnant?

If I take a bath right after sex, can it stop me from getting pregnant?

Contraception: While bathing after intercourse is a refreshing thing to do there is no evidence anywhere indicating that this an effective means of contraception. Do it anyway for feeling refreshed. ...Read more

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Will taking a bath while on my period hurt me? Or will it hurt my chances of getting pregnant?

Will taking a bath while on my period hurt me? Or will it hurt my chances of getting pregnant?

Not to worry: Bathing while menstruating poses no health risk to you or future potential pregnancies. Actually, a warm bath with EPSOM salts may help with discomfort you may experience while on your cycle. Avoid hot tubs or extreme temperatures while doing so. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How can I prevent getting pregnant?

How can I prevent getting pregnant?

Prevention: Easy: 1) abstinence, no sexual intercourse, 2) barrier contraception, condoms or diaphragm, 3) birth control pills, 4) long-acting contraceptives, Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) 5) other contraceptives, iud, 6) permanent sterilizations, tubal ligation, essure, adiana, vasectomy. ...Read more

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Is there any way i can prevent getting pregnant?

Is there any way i can prevent getting pregnant?

Pregnancy: The sure method of not getting pregnant is abstinence in which case you might want to join a convent. Otherwise, consult your gynecologist for various birth control methods. ...Read more

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Is it possible that Alli be preventing me from getting pregnant?

Is it possible that Alli be preventing me from getting pregnant?

Stop it now: You should discontinue Alli immediately if you are trying to become pregnant. It is listed as a category x drug which means studies have shown a risk to fetuses. ...Read more

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Can pcod prevent me from getting pregnant?

Can pcod prevent  me from getting pregnant?

Possible: Pcod results in infrequent ovulation. When you don't ovulate regularly you have fewer chances of conceiving. That means it can take much longer to achieve a conception. There are medications that induce ovulation and greatly increase your fertility, talk to your ob/gyn. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a shorter lighter period prevent a woman from getting pregnant?

Can a shorter lighter period prevent a woman from getting pregnant?

Sure: Like being a little pregnant ! a cycle is a cycle don't gamble . A little pregnant is still a lot pregnant. ...Read more

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If i had a miscarriage would i know and would it prevent me from getting pregnant again?

If i had a miscarriage would i know and would it prevent me from getting pregnant again?

Pregnancy loss +: Sometimes, periods are delayed or late with the subsequent period when in fact a miscarriage may have occurred due to implantation difficulties. That being said, most women would know a miscarriage is occurring due to the bleeding, cramping, pain and tissue passage. The majority of women are able to get pregnant again after miscarriage as genetic issues are usually the proximate cause. ...Read more

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Will having an eating disorder prevent me from getting pregnant or having a healthy baby?

Will having an eating disorder prevent me from getting pregnant or having a healthy baby?

Maybe: Most babies turn out fine in spite of nutritional balance, sometimes there are issues in spite of good nutrition. You are more likely to have problems with nutritional imbalance. Be sure to take prenatal vitamin if you are child-bearing age. ...Read more

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Bathing (Definition)

Anything dropped in a fluid filled compartment is said to be bathing. The most common is the human body in a tub, but you can bathe your arm or leg at certain times (and your pets). Food soaked in savory fluid is also said to be bathing (such as bathing rama ...Read more


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more