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Can severe bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy? I've had it for almost a year. No period. Just now treating it finally. No matter what, no pregnancy

Can severe bacterial vaginosis prevent pregnancy? I've had it for almost a year. No period. Just now treating it finally. No matter what, no pregnancy

Yes: A study in 2009 reported that BV can in fact affect fertility in women. Pregnancy rates increased after appropriate treatment of this very common vaginal infection. However, absence of menses also may be playing a role. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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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Ever since I got off birth control I've been getting BV and yeast infections constantly. Do u think if I go bacj on bc it may prevent it?

Ever since I got off birth control I've been getting BV and yeast infections constantly. Do u think if I go bacj on bc it may prevent it?

Maybe: You may have a problem with estrogen balance. Estrogen helps the lining of the uterus and vaginal wall. An imbalance of estrogen may leave your vagina and uterus susceptible to an opportunistic infection like yeast. Also, the pH of the vagina is important. An old wives tale which my patients swear by is to put yogurt with active cultures in the vagina. Also, check your blood sugar for diabetes. ...Read more

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How to prevent pregnancy?

How to prevent pregnancy?

Two ways: One, a secure contraceptive utilized as directed. Two, holding one's knees together at all times. (no sexual activity via abstinence.) ...Read more

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How to prevent pregnancy?

How to prevent pregnancy?

Condoms OCPs IUDs...: Most contraceptive methods are effective when used correctly (so, a person must use a method correctly). Birth control pills, IUD's, condoms, etc... are all fine to use. Pulling the penis out at the last second doesn't work so well. If not married, avoiding sexual intercourse is a good way to prevent pregnancy. Sometimes intercourse is unexpectedly unavoidable, in which case Plan B pills can help. ...Read more

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Does parsley tea prevent pregnancy?

Does parsley tea prevent pregnancy?

No: There is no evidence to suggest that parsley tea prevents pregnancy. ...Read more

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What condoms prevent pregnancy the best?

What condoms prevent pregnancy the best?

The one that is used: There is no condom that works better than another. But ones that get used work better! Also, it helps if there is no hole. Overall, condoms are not highly reliable method of birth control. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal douche to prevent pregnancy?

Can a vaginal douche to prevent pregnancy?

No way!: Try plan b- can be purchased over the counter- and should be taken within 72 hours of sex- but the sooner the better- if you don't menstruate within 2 weeks of taking the med, you must get a pregnancy test. Please practice safer sex and see a practitioner or health educator to be sure you understand your body and options. ...Read more

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Can taking ampiclox after sex prevent pregnancy?

Can taking ampiclox after sex prevent pregnancy?

No: Oral antibiotics do not prevent pregnancy, assuming a couple is using antibiotics in the usual manner. There are many excellent ways to prevent pregnancy, and some of these methods are available worldwide without seeing a doctor. Other methods need the help of a doctor. This is 2018, so there is no need for anyone to get pregnant, who has not planned for a wanted pregnancy with her man. ...Read more

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How is the male condom used to prevent pregnancy?

How is the male condom used to prevent pregnancy?

Condom: The most important fact about using condom for contraception is to put it on before penetration. Also to withdraw the penis with the condom in place shortly after ejaculation while holding it agaist the base of the penis, avoiding any spillage of semen. ...Read more

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Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

Is male condom 100% effective to prevent pregnancy?

90-95%: Condoms are 90-95% effective, especially if a spermicide is used with the condoms. That means if 100 women use condoms for a year 5-10 of them will get pregnant. However if nothing is used 80 will get pregnant, so it is better than nothing. ...Read more

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Can your hormones being unbalanced prevent pregnancy?

Can your hormones being unbalanced prevent pregnancy?

Yes of course: Hormonal imbalance is a common cause of infertility prolactinoma where level of prolactine is very high causes infertility poly cystic ovarian disease also causes hormonal imbalance and infertility. ...Read more

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What can a nursing mothers use to prevent pregnancy?

What can a nursing mothers use to prevent pregnancy?

A pill or condoms: A Progesterone only pill is ok to take when breast feeding. It is very safe and effective. Condoms are probably your next best choice. ...Read more

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In order to prevent pregnancy would just condoms work?

In order to prevent pregnancy would just condoms work?

Condom: Good answer by Dr. Rosenthal. Here is a great article about how to maximize efficacy of condoms. See: http://www. Livescience. Com/18661-14-common-condom-errors. Html When used consistently and correctly there can be 98% efficacy. ...Read more

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Can Plan B prevent pregnancy up to 5 days after conception?

Can Plan B prevent pregnancy up to 5 days after conception?

Ella (ulipristal acetate) not plan B: Ella (ulipristal acetate) is another brand of emergency contraception that is fda approved to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 5 days after intercourse. Plan b is approved for use up to 72 hours. The more days that pass the less effective both medications are. ...Read more

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Is it effective to use condoms in sex? Will it prevent pregnancy?

Condoms: Are a recognized effective method of preventing conception but "accidents" (leakage etc) is a remote possibility thus for more complete "coverage" Birth Control Pills are usually the method"of choice"
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Is it possible to prevent pregnancy without using condoms or pills?

Is it possible to prevent pregnancy without using condoms or pills?

Other options: The most effective methods of birth control are the so-called long-acting reversible contraceptives (larc) methods which are extremely effective (as effective as sterilization), long acting 3-10 years and include a rod that is placed beneath the skin of the upper arm, or two types of iuds. There are also other options-- the patch, a vaginal ring, or other non hormonal options that fail more often. ...Read more

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What is the best and safe way to prevent pregnancy without using condoms?

Abstinence: The safest and "best" way to prevent pregnancy is not to have sex at all - abstinence. If you're having sex, and want to prevent pregnancy, condoms are ideal because when used correctly, they prevent both pregnancy and STDs. Aside from that, your female partner can try some form of birth control - like pill or IUD. But these do not prevent STDs. They're all about 99% effective when used correctly. ...Read more

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What effect does the 'bar' in your arm to prevent pregnancy have on your body?

Several: The hormones prevent eggs from passing into the uterus, and thickens the mucus to prevent sperm from getting to the eggs. ...Read more

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Can you prevent pregnancy without pills or any kinds of meds after unprotected sex?

Can you prevent pregnancy without pills or any kinds of meds after unprotected sex?

Sorry: Please have a parent submit this question: you must be 16 year old or older to use this site. ...Read more

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Will miniygnon prevent pregnancy if you took it a few minutes after unprotected sex?

Will miniygnon prevent pregnancy if you took it a few minutes after unprotected sex?

Taking it daily: If you are taking it daily, yes, if you are taking it as a morning after pill, unfortunately it would require too many pills approx.15 of those pills, 12 hours apart to obtain the 'morning after pill effect'.your best bet would be to take PlanB or Ella (ulipristal acetate) ...Read more

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If semen comes in contact with vaginal area does showering or wiping prevent pregnancy?

No: It only takes 1 sperm to fertilize an egg resulting in pregnancy. See doctor and get on birth control. Use condoms as a backup measure and to protect from STD's. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more


Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Bacterial Infection Of The Vagina (Definition)

A condition where the inside of the vagina is infected with an overgrowth of bacteria, causing an unpleasant odor, ...Read more