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Does Bv Prevent Pregnancy
NO: while smoking may have adverse effects of women's fertility, that effect is highly variable and generally quite modest. What prevents pregnancy is adequate contraception - ideally long-term like provera (medroxyprogesterone) injections or other reliable hormonal contraception, barrier protections like condoms and spermicide or diaphragms and spermicide (not as good) and IUDs (almost as good or equal). Don't gamble!!! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is hard to find : Info on south african medications in the us. The only thing i can figure out is that there is a product called propan mist.Pot.Cit.Simplex which contains potassium citrate . Potassium citrate combo medications can be used to alkanize urine ; to treat urinary tract stones. After extensively searching to answer your question, I do not see it being used as an oral contraceptive. ...Read more
No: It takes between 60 and 90 seconds for the sperm to travel from the vagina through the cervix into the uterus and out of the fallopian tubes to reach your eggs. It takes even less time for the sperm to get into the cervix where they would not be affected by douching. It might help a little, but not much. ...Read more
Does vagina or penis infections increase the chances of not conceiving? Thanks. TTC freq. BV, yeast, UTI. Miscarried 1-21-14
Some do some don't: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia can injure the sensitive tissues of the Fallopian tubes.This can increase risk of life threatening ectopic pregnancy or infertility.Most of the other STD's have other negatives but don't have direct effect on fertility.BV is a nuisance but does not directly effect the reproductive organs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: no, but consider getting it treated first ...Read more
Recurrent BV: After initial therapy, most women with a history of recurrent BV benefit from suppressive therapy to remain symptom-free. Any patient with more than 3 documented episodes of BV in the previous 12 months should be offered a long-term maintenance regimen consisting of Metronidazole gel. Some studies have shown a decreased recurrence with use of condoms or periods of abstinence. ...Read more
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