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Doctor insights on: How Can I Prevent Myself From Harming My Body Due To Chemical Exposure

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How can I prevent my husbands job stress from harming my child?

How can I prevent my husbands job stress from harming my child?

See below: It depends on how stressful the home environment is. If the situation is not good, then family therapy may help you. And, individual therapy for your husband focusing on stress reduction and possible anger management. ...Read more

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For me periods is happining after one or 2 months intervels, so it will harm for fertility or not? How to prevent?

For me periods is happining  after one or 2 months intervels, so it will harm for fertility or not? How to prevent?

Skipped periods?: Do you mean you get a period every 1-2 months? If 27 years is your correct age, this is almost guaranteed oligo-ovulation, which is very common. It doesn't mean you are infertile, but it can make conceiving difficult. See a doctor in the office, you could sort this out quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

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How likely is it that self-harm with a razor/knife would cause infection? And how do you prevent infections from said things?

How likely is it that self-harm with a razor/knife would cause infection? And how do you prevent infections from said things?

The best way to : Prevent infection is not to cut in the first place. Please get professional help if you are cutting. Yes, the self- lacerations can become infected. What is your tetanus status? If the cuts are very deep - they may require suturing. I really can not provide you education about how to best cut yourself. Please look into dialectical behavior therapy. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from causing serious life threatening self harm if I have adhd?

Hmm: Hmm! if you are experiencing the desire to harm yourself please obtain prompt medical care. If you are having thoughts/ urge to kill yourself - you should be evaluated at the nearest emergency room. If you are a minor - tell your parents. Call 911 if you need help with tranport. Adhd by itself - usually does not cause one to self mutilate or cause self- harm. ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent vulvar burning after swimming? I apply vaseline before swimming. I tried several pools. Can chlorine cause long-term harm?

What can be done to prevent vulvar burning after swimming? I apply vaseline before swimming. I tried several pools. Can chlorine cause long-term harm?

Vulvodynia: You can try a few more things. Vitamin a;d ointment combined with petrolatum (vaseline) could help. You can also try Hydrocortisone over the counter in an ointment form. Do not use the cream form as it contains alcohol. In terms of rx, your doc can give you a prescription for an estrogen topical medication which may help. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm trying to conceive. I also use Noraforms. Will they prevent pregnancy? & if they don't...will they harm the sperm?

Hi, I'm trying to conceive. I also use Noraforms. Will they prevent pregnancy? & if they don't...will they harm the sperm?

Foam contraception: You state that you are trying to conceive yet are using a spermicide. So, are you trying to conceive or are you simply ok with the idea if your contraception fails? Noraforms are vaginal inserts that are spermicidal...meaning the medication in them kills sperm. The efficacy is not as high as other contraceptive choices but indeed it will 'harm the sperm'. Do not use if trying. ...Read more