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Does The Use Of Depo As A Contraceptive Increase The Chances Of Getting A Hsv Breakout
What are the chances of pregnancy from genital rubbing without penetration and using a contraceptive such as the "nuva-ring"?
Very low.: If you are using the NuvaRing monthly, as prescribed, your risk of pregnancy is very low. Please be aware, however, that direct genital contact even without penetration puts you at risk for a multitude of sexually transmitted diseases (std's). Consider condoms to protect you from this. ...Read more
I've had mixed reactions regarding the effectiveness of the birth control pill in the first month. Is a secondary method of contraception absolutely required if I am on say, day fourteen of my first pack of pills? Or can I place reliance on the pills alon
Read pkg insert: There are different strengths of bcp's and so advice on this issue varies. Read the package insert you were given for your brand or look it up and follow the manufacturer's recommendations. If, still in doubt, use protection for all of the first months. After all, you don't want to get pregnant! ...Read more
What are the chances of getting pregnant with a condom and without a condom while on the Depo-Provera shot?
Failure rates : Condom perfect use failure rate about 5%. Condom real world failure rate about 15%. Depo perfect use failure rate less than 1%. Depo real world failure rate about 3%. ...Read more
What are the chances of getting pregnant by a man with no sperm count? is it safe to not use a condom since I'm on the patch and have endometriosis?
I've heard of women who trap men into pregnancy by using a condom filled with semen... is this possible? Would it decrease the odds of pregnancy?
Could having cramps during the last week of of active birth control pills be a result of switching to a higher dose of the monophasic pill?
Hard to say : I'm more concerned about the decision- Why would you switch pills in the middle of a cycle ? It seems likely that this is the answer to the question, but it's really not a good idea to mix up BCP's mid cycle for any reason, be careful, consult your OB on how to use birth control ...Read more
What is the chance of a girl with a fairly regular period of 30-31 days with 33 as the longest getting pregnant with sex on the 28th day?
Whats the cause of not being on period for a month after using sprintec and lost it during the process of a 28 day cycle of pills?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
What are the chances of an accidental pregnancy while your on Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone) and have perfect use of the shot?
What is the liklihood of getting gonorrhea or another std from a single time receiving of cunnilngus?
No significant risk: STDs are difficult to transmit by cunnilingus; even the busiest STD clinics almost never see infected women in whom this has been the only possible exposure. The main exception is that if the oral partner has oral herpes (cold sores, fever blisters), genital herpes could result. But no measurable risk for gonorrhea or chlamydia. ...Read more
Hi, is there any side effect of applying dexamethasone cream a the 0.001% for a pro-long period of time?
YES: This steroid is TOO STRONG and LONG LASTING for skin if used chronically and it can diminish your own CORTISOL production (Adrenal gland) since it is ABSORBED by the body!! IT SHOULD NEVER be used on your FACE since it can produce DERMAL side effects (blood vessel growth and unattractive acneiform lesions. Hope this helps! "A wordd to the wise" ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had sex a week after cryo surgery and i'm on the pill. Does cryosurgery increase the chance of pregnancy? Because of thinning of the cervix?
What are the chances of defects in ovum or sperms in the case of getting pregnant one month after chicken pox (in both partners)?
Unlikely an issue: Cpx is not known to target the ovary so ovum defects if present would be unrelated.There are some reports of an inflammation of the testis with the disease but this is also unlikely to be a factor. Sperm that are altered by any force are not the healthy swimmers that produce a pregnancy. Cpx during pregnancy can produce fetal changes & neonatal cpx detected at birth is life threatening. ...Read more
How much the BMI of 25-27 of my gf can affect the effectiveness of Belara? Should we use more than withdrawal as a backup method for birth control?
Withdrawal ineffecti: You should know that withdrawal is NOT a backup method at all. Your girlfriend could still get pregnant. Condoms can slip off, have a hole or slip partially off. By themselves don't provide the best of methods of birth control but they do offer protection from STDs. Your girlfriend could use foam or cream spermatocide with you using a condom. This would be more effective. ...Read more
Why does the risk of blood clots decrease after the first year of being on combined hormonal contraceptives?
? true: I am not sure that is true. ...Read more
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