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Does ipill cause any side effects? Age- 24 yrs having for first time we used precautions.

Does ipill cause any side effects? Age- 24 yrs having for first time we used precautions.

Side effects: The newer low dose oral conractives can have side effects: nausea, headache, breast pain, irregular bleeding and possibly clots to the legs or lungs. I suggest sing both pills and condoms until you are in a permanent relationship to protect against pregnancy and STDs. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Emergency Contraception (Definition)

Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more


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My girlfriend took ipill, and she took it after 4 months. It was just precaution, we didnot have sex. Now she is having unexpected bleeding at times. Help?

My girlfriend took ipill, and she took it after 4 months. It was just precaution, we didnot have sex. Now she is having unexpected bleeding at times. Help?

Be clearer: You'll have trouble getting an answer with the information you've supplied. You need to be clearer. What happened four months before she took the pill? What kind of pill did she take? A single birth control pill? The morning after pill? Why did she take it if you didn't have sex? How long after taking the pill did the bleeding start? Days? Months? ...Read more

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Yesterday I rubbed my penis over my girlfriends vagina but didn't enter. Period date is 3-5 days from now. She took an ipill for precaution. Any harm?

Yesterday I rubbed my penis over my girlfriends vagina but didn't enter. Period date is 3-5 days from now. She took an ipill for precaution. Any harm?

I Pill: She did not need the emergency contraception. Now her period will be off and irregular for up to two months. Which means absolute birth control or condoms must be worn for the entire sexual encounter if intercourse happens. ...Read more

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I took an Emergency Contraception pill 5 days ago. I am experiencing frequent urination (abt every 2hrs). Is this a normal side effect? P.S there is NO sperm inside me, I simply took precautions after our genitals touched.

I took an Emergency Contraception pill 5 days ago. I am experiencing frequent urination (abt every 2hrs). Is this a normal side effect? P.S there is NO sperm inside me, I simply took precautions after our genitals touched.

Side effect unlikely: Emergency contraception is safe for most women. Common side effects include:
nausea and/or vomiting, abdominal pain
fatigue
headache
menstrual changes
dizziness
breast tenderness

Frequent urination is a common sign of urinary tract infection especially if accompanied by pain or burning with urination. It is wise to have a urine checked any time you experience frequent urination. ...Read more

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Hello Dr. Just wanted to know about ipill side effects. Actually before taking ipill the same day I had apicy n sour food. I had orange juice as we?

Hello Dr. Just wanted to know about ipill side effects. Actually before taking ipill the same day I had apicy n sour food. I had orange juice as we?

There can be several: Side effects: some women experience some of them, others have no side effects at all. There can be nausea, breast tenderness, delayed or irregular menstruation, lower abdominal ache or cramping, headache, vomiting--but symptoms usually subside in a day or two. What you eat or drink the day you take it shouldn't haven't any effect. Stay well:) ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex. I had ipill within 4hrs.3hrs after consumption of the ipill I happen to vomit maybe due to indigestion of the food that I had at that moment post 3hrs. Should I repeat the dosage of the pill?

Had unprotected sex. I had ipill within 4hrs.3hrs after consumption of the ipill I happen to vomit maybe due to indigestion of the food that I had at that moment post 3hrs. Should I repeat the dosage of the pill?

Same answer: We answered this same question yesterday. If you feel you did not have emergency contraception in your system long enough before you omitted then there is no harm in repeating it as long as it was within the 72 hr window after unplanned intercourse. ...Read more

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What precautions for food-borne illness?

What precautions for food-borne illness?

Food borne illnesses: Food either at home or in a restaurant should be hygienically prepared and consumed. Food handlers should not touch food with bare hands, use gloves. All vegetables and meat should be thoroughly washed. Especially in restaurants, if employees use rest rooms, they should be instructed to wash their hands thoroughly. If any of the employees have gastroenteritis, they should not work. ...Read more

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When pregnant is there any certain hot foods you can enjoy without no precautions?

When pregnant is there any certain hot foods you can enjoy without no precautions?

Individual: Eating hot or spicy foods in pregnancy can cause some people to get heartburn. Until you try eating them you won't know what foods bother you. It is safe to use antacids for heartburn in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive for last 3months. Didn't get any result. Pls help with food for both of us. N d precautions to take?

Trying to conceive for last 3months. Didn't get any result. Pls help with food for both of us. N d precautions to take?

One year: It can take more than 3 months in order to achieve a pregnancy. Gynecologist do not define infertility until a person goes through an entire year without pregnancy. More importantly, are you having regular periods? If not, see a gynecologist. Your diet is not as important as your level of exercise and your weight. ...Read more

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I have blood pressure and cervical problem. What precautions should I take? Eg. Food / exercise/ and what to avoid completely?

I have blood pressure and cervical problem. What precautions should I take? Eg. Food / exercise/ and what to avoid completely?

Precautions: You need to talk with your doctor -- is it a primary or secondary hypertension, a cervical spine condition may effect blood pressure too -- generally avoid heavy weight lifting but walking exercise and swimming is good for you. ...Read more

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Does eating junk food, maize, and fried items leads to cancer? And what r the precautions for preventing cancer.

Does eating junk food, maize, and fried items leads to cancer? And what r the precautions for preventing cancer.

May be: Theoritically yes and many studies do show increased risk associated with high comsumption fatty food with certian types of cancer. Eat healthy, exercise and reduce stress and enjoy life. ...Read more

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My whole family has heart related problems (like stunt, bypass, heart attack), what precaution could I take in regards to food, exercise, lifestyle?

My whole family has heart related problems (like stunt, bypass, heart attack), what precaution could I take in regards to food, exercise, lifestyle?

Modifiable risk: Hi. Genes play a large role in risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), and you're stuck with your genes. Minimize modifiable ASCVD risk factors: don't smoke, treat cholesterol/lipid problems, eat a heart healthy diet, get lifelong regular aerobic exercise, treat high blood pressure, control diabetes. Live healthy! Good luck! ...Read more

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Can IBS cause tiny cream colour dots in stool. Had this once usually get undigested food. Mebendezanole taken a month ago for precaution cant b pinwor?

Can IBS cause tiny cream colour dots in stool. Had this once usually get undigested food. Mebendezanole taken a month ago for precaution cant b pinwor?

IBS: Hard to say what these color dots are but it could be undigested food. It is very common to have undigested food in IBS and will happen only with certain kinds of food. If it only rarely happens then I wouldn't worry about it. A good supplement to take is digestive enzymes which will help you digest better and a good quality probiotic which is helpful for digestion and your immune system. ...Read more

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May father aged 57 liver test says sgpt/ast as 64 and sgpt/alt as 85...What precautions and food should be consumed?

May father aged 57 liver test says sgpt/ast as 64 and sgpt/alt as 85...What precautions and food should be consumed?

Check with physician: These numbers alone are not far out of the normal range. That being said and not knowing any other information about the patient, it would be best if your father would see a physician to determine if he needs any treatment or other guidelines for his liver and his general health. ...Read more

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Food incl liquids very often gets stuck in my 3 yrs old son's throat. Some times it is really bad. What can I do? Any special precautions?

Food incl liquids very often gets stuck in my 3 yrs old son's throat. Some times it is really bad. What can I do? Any special precautions?

Dysphagia: Dysphagia or trouble swallowing can sometimes be concerning for eosinophililc esophagitis (EoE). Symptoms of this condition include food impaction, with persistent trouble swallowing, abdominal pain, vomiting, or heartburn that fails to respond to medical therapy. See gastroenterologist or allergist for further workup and evaluation to determine if this is the possible cause. Likely needs scope ...Read more

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Can vitamin B12 supplement be taken along with PCECV rabipur ARV? Is there any precaution to be taken during anti rabies shot? (food wise/Drug wise)?

Can vitamin B12 supplement be taken along with PCECV rabipur ARV? Is there any precaution to be taken during anti rabies shot? (food wise/Drug wise)?

Yes: You can take Vit B12 with your anti-Rabies vaccine Rabipur. There are no special precautions of foods or otherwise, required while completing the series of shots. Just take them on time as advised by ur physician. ...Read more

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Any precautions or natural methods, vitamins, food supplements, so that my eye floaters no. Is constant or can reduce it, I have fewof them--2.5 myopi?

Any precautions or natural methods, vitamins, food supplements, so that my eye floaters no. Is constant or can reduce it, I have fewof them--2.5 myopi?

No food, vitamin, ...: Floaters are due to natural imperfections in the clear gel inside the eyeball, and tend to become noticeable as a person ages. Floaters occur in many people, and sometimes are more noticeable if one is looking at a plain blank surface such as a blue sky. Large numbers of floaters, noticeably increasing floaters, flashes of light, changes in vision, etc..., should be evaluated by an MD eye doctor. ...Read more

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What all can be done to fix knee cap pain? Is there any precautions or preventions? Some nutrition to be taken? How to cure?

What all can be done to fix knee cap pain? Is there any precautions or preventions? Some nutrition to be taken? How to cure?

Patellofemoral pain: With your age and no history of injury and w/out any other information or a physical examination the most likely cause of your pain is your kneecap (patellofemoral). The cartilage beneath your kneecap can soften and cause pain esp. W/stair climbing, stair master, lunges, squats, or just keeping your knees bent for a period of time (sitting in an airplane, church etc).Anatomy, weight, jt. Laxity. ...Read more

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Sir, I m having a stone in left kidney....Wat precutions should I take to stay gud mainly in food.....?

Sir, I m having a stone in left kidney....Wat precutions should I take to stay gud mainly in food.....?

Plenty fluids and. .: Drink plenty of fluids, about 2 to 3 liters per day so you produce a lot of urine. You also can benefit from limiting your protein in the diet (meats and animal products). Most importantly, if you pass the stone, try to catch it and take in to a doctor to have it analyzed. Stone analysis can lead to more specific treatment for the type of stone you are prone to making. ...Read more

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Good morning dr u there? Precaution after brain cancer surgery supposed to handle? Food and cells phones and tv and monitor screen how r they

What Tumor Type?: If you're concerned about cell phone rf emissions you can use the phone in speaker mode. Cell phone risks have been difficult to quantify. There are also listings of rf emission by cell phone model you might research. Good luck. ...Read more

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My sis ha s taken ipill instead of paracetamol. What will happen?

My sis ha s taken ipill instead of paracetamol. What will happen?

Should be ok: Taking emergency contraceptive pills (such as i-Pill or Plan-B) can alter the timing of the current cycle and the upcoming cycle. If one's menstrual cycle was regular before this, one can await for it to return to being regular... but it may take a few weeks, or 1-2 menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to take ipills twice in 1 week?

Is it harmful to take ipills twice in 1 week?

Ipill: If you need to take ipill twice in a week, that means that you need a reliable, consistent form of birth control. Using this emergency contraceptive will increase risk for side effects but it will not cause physical harm. ...Read more

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Can Primolut N and ipill be taken simultaneously?

Can Primolut N and ipill be taken simultaneously?

If primolut is the: Oral contraceptive that your regularly use, then yes- you can add an i-pill to this (if emergency contraception is needed). ...Read more

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Does consumption of ipill once in 3-4 months risky?

Does consumption of ipill once in 3-4 months risky?

It isn't harmful: To your health but raises the question as to whether your normal form of birth control is reliable enough. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Levy
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Morning After Pill (Definition)

Emergency contraception is a method to prevent pregnancy in women who have had unprotected sex, or for whom a barrier method has failed (slipped condom, diaphragm, or cervical cap, or broken condom). Emergency contraception medicine is not the same ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more