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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more

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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Does cyclogest taken during pregnancy increase progesterone?

Does cyclogest taken during pregnancy increase progesterone?

Cyclo is progesteron: Cyclogest is natural progesterone, so, yes, taken orally or vaginally it can increase Progesterone levels. ...Read more

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Will cyclogest taken during pregnancy, increases progesterone?

Will cyclogest taken during pregnancy, increases progesterone?

Yes: Cyclogest is a vaginal preparation of bio identical progesterone. Used in women who have had previous miscarriages and does not have harmful side effects. ...Read more

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Did stopping one lupronshot and 4 cyclogest (progesterone) resulted in my chemical pregnancy during 2ww in my icsi cycle?

Did stopping one lupronshot and 4 cyclogest (progesterone) resulted in my chemical pregnancy during 2ww in my icsi cycle?

No: Miscarriages occur due to genetic issues during fertilization not because of something the mother does. On your next round of ivf though I do recommend you follow your doctors advice exactly as directed to increase your chances of success. ...Read more

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Will taking cyclogest (progesterone) for entire pregnancy cause harm to fetus?

Will taking cyclogest (progesterone) for entire pregnancy cause harm to fetus?

Progesterone does: Not have an fda classification for pregnancy. The vaginal gel is sometimes used in women who have a short cervix to help prevent premature delivery. But, please tell your OB that you are using it, i assume for depression. ...Read more

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Shall i continue to take junior aspirin after a neg pregnancy test IUI two weeks just finished cyclogest (progesterone) suppositories will i get a heavy period?

Shall i continue to take junior aspirin after a neg pregnancy test  IUI two weeks just finished cyclogest (progesterone) suppositories will i get a heavy period?

Depends: I normally have my patients continue their low-dose Aspirin throughout their cycle. Ask your physician though, they may want you to stop the low-dose Aspirin with a menstrual cycle. It normally doesn't increase the flow of the menstrual cycle though. ...Read more

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Been thru 4 miscarriages doc put me on cyclogest (progesterone) 200 use at night starting frm day 12 does this effect ovulation & prevent pregnancy?

Been thru 4 miscarriages doc  put me on cyclogest (progesterone) 200  use at night starting frm day 12 does this effect ovulation & prevent pregnancy?

No: Women with recurrent miscarriages before 8 weeks often suffer from Progesterone deficiency. Your doctor is attempting to support your next pregnancy with Progesterone to reduce your chance of miscarriage. It will not affect your ability to get pregnant. I usually start Progesterone at day 18. ...Read more

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My GP said that cyclogest (progesterone) passeries have side effect of causing blood clots in early pregnancy? Is it true ? Is 8t dangerous to use in early pregnancy

My GP said that cyclogest (progesterone) passeries have side effect of causing blood clots in early pregnancy? Is it true ? Is 8t dangerous to use in early pregnancy

Early pregnancy: Two options: 1: Listen to your doctor's comments. 2: Get an opinion from a a different doctor you have never seen. Your family and/or friends will help you. ...Read more

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What happened if I have low estrogen during pregnancy since i've been taking progesterone from the first month of my pregnancy?

What happened if I have low estrogen during pregnancy since i've been taking progesterone from the first month of my pregnancy?

Not an issue: We don't measure a woman's Progesterone in pregnancy and i've never heard of it being a concern for a pregnancy. Your body will be making estrogen during your pregnancy, but there is no such thing as 'low' estrogen in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does progesterone cream increase risk of pregnancy?

It depends when used: Progesterone supplementation after ovulation can increase the chance for implantation and ongoing pregnancy in women with a luteal phase deficiency (suboptimal Progesterone production). Progesterone taken prior to ovulation may cause the endometrium to become secretory and may lower the chance for conception. Progesterone cream alone should not be used for contraception. ...Read more

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How long can you take progesterone during pregnancy?

How long can you take progesterone during pregnancy?

Which progesterone?: You can take Progesterone through the entire pregnancy, but its seldom useful after the 12th week. There is a preparation called 17-hydroxy-progesterone (17-ohp) that is often called 'progesterone, ' leading to confusion. 17-ohp is given in the second and even third trimesters to reduce early delivery - they're not the same drug or for the same purpose. ...Read more

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Can taking progesterone during pregnancy affect the developing fetus negatively? Do pregnant women sometimes use progesterone or progestin?

Can taking progesterone during pregnancy affect the developing fetus negatively? Do pregnant women sometimes use progesterone or progestin?

Progesterone: Progesterone is sometimes prescribed in the first trimester for placental support. It is sometimes prescribed in the 2nd trimester for a short cervix. It also can be prescribed as shots for the prevention of preterm labor. ...Read more

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What is the side effect of taking prometrium (micronized progesterone) 200mg during early pregnancy?

Please see below.: Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is a brand name for Progesterone (a female hormone), which is sometimes used to maintain a pregnancy. This medication may be used during pregnancy only as directed by your doctor. There is conflicting information about whether progestins may cause harm to an unborn baby. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Yes and maybe: Progesterone suppositories do raise Progesterone levels in early pregnancy, both the level in the blood, and the amount of hormone reaching the lining of the uterus. Keeping a pregnancy full term depends on a number of factors, including whether or not the baby is genetically normal, and you having a normal uterus. ...Read more

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During pregnancy how much need progesterone level in body? 8.7ng/mg My doctor told I'm ovulated

Advice: This is the type of question that can only be answered by your doctor. He or she knows you, knows your reproductive history, knows your Lab Values, and can best describe whether or not you need Progesterone and if so, how much. ...Read more

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Can it hurt to take pregnancy (pregnacare) vitamins when trying for a baby? Should I use a progesterone cream to increase fertility? I had a miscarrig

Can it hurt to take pregnancy (pregnacare) vitamins when trying for a baby? Should I use a progesterone cream to increase fertility? I had a miscarrig

Take vitamins: It is always wise to start prenatals before getting pregnant. If you had a miscarriage check 25-oh vit d3 blood level. Vit d deficiency is associated with infertility. Low Progesterone can be caused by stress and insufficient zinc. Avoid dairy, wheat and sugar which grow unfavorable bacteria in the GI tract and may decrease mineral absorption. ...Read more

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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more

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Is progesterone can be a reason for my pregnancy delay ? What treatment would you recommend to increase semen count and mobility ?We expecting a child

Is progesterone can be a reason for my pregnancy delay ? What treatment would you recommend to increase semen count and mobility ?We expecting a child

Progesterone: If you have low Progesterone after ovulation, the uterine lining might not develop well enough to maintain a pregnancy. However, you might not notice any symptoms from a low Progesterone level. Your doctor might check your Progesterone levels after ovulation and measure the thickness of your uterine lining via ultrasound. ...Read more

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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


Cyclogest (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more