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Is chlamydia more common in men? Is chlamydia more often found in men instead of women? .

Chlamydia , women!: There is a higher rate of infection in single females than males! chlamydia is found in 25-28% of single females, and is two-three percent lower in males. This is a national tragedy, because of long term consequences! treatment is simple, but partner's must be simultaneously treated. Best advice; fewer sexual partners: know your partner; and always have the male wear a condom. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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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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Why is trichomoniasis more prevalent in women?

Why is trichomoniasis more prevalent in women?

More symptomatic: It is probably not more prevalent, just more symptomatic and easier to notice. ...Read more

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What type of hepatitis is most common in pregnant women?

What type of hepatitis is most common in pregnant women?

Trick question: Your teacher is probably looking to be told that hepatitis e (fairly common in some places) and herpes simplex (thankfully rare) hepatitis tend to be very severe in pregnant woman. ...Read more

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Is iritis common in pregnancy?

Is iritis common in pregnancy?

No: This is rare. Causes should be investigated. Fortunately most cases of iritis can be controlled with topical eye drop medications (steroids) only. ...Read more

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Is acne common in early pregnancy?

Is acne common in  early pregnancy?

Yes...: The hormonal changes in pregnancy lead to increases in oil production and can result in acne. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea common in late pregnancy?

Is diarrhea common in late pregnancy?

NO: No more common than for non-preganant. However, late in pregnancy, if carrying low, stools may need to be excessively soft to get past the babies head and this may be interpreted as diarrhea. ...Read more

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Why is hypothyroidism more common in women than in men?

Why is hypothyroidism more common in women than in men?

Sexual Difference: Part of the reason is genetic differences between men and women Women typically display greater levels of some antigens in triggering auto immunity ...Read more

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Is dizziness common in pregnancy?

Is dizziness common in pregnancy?

Yes: It's very common. Tell your doctor, so you can rule out dangerous conditionns. Try drinking lots of water and eat regular meals. ...Read more

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Is minor urine infection common in pregnancy?

Is minor urine infection common in pregnancy?

It is common: But get treated because there is a higher risk of developing a kidney infection. That's why we screen for a UTI and are vigilant about treating. Congradulation's on your pregnancy. ...Read more

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IS VOMITING IMPORTANT IN PREGNANCY? IS TRUE THAT WOMEN WHO HAVO NO MORNING SICKNESS ARE MORE LIKELY TO MISCARRY?

IS VOMITING IMPORTANT IN PREGNANCY? IS TRUE THAT WOMEN WHO HAVO NO MORNING SICKNESS ARE MORE LIKELY TO MISCARRY?

NO, ABSOLUTELY NOT.: Some women has vomiting in pregnancy and some do not. Others have vomiting so severe it may require hospitalization and feeding through an iv line. It's a spectrum between no symptoms to very severe symptoms. Women without symptoms are no more likely to miscarry than those with symptoms. Matter of fact, those with severe symptoms may be more likely to miscarry from complications than those without ...Read more

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What percentage of menstruating, healthy women miss a period but are not pregnant?

What percentage of menstruating, healthy women miss a period but are not pregnant?

Varies: I don't know the exact percentage but it is not that unususal. Many women will miss at least one period a year, especially if they are not on birth control pills. Athletic women, anorexic women, very thin women can also miss periods. Age is not mentioned. Is she approaching menopause? Many different facors come into play, but tbhis is most likely nothing abnormal. ...Read more

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How is toxoplasmosis treated in pregnant women?

How is toxoplasmosis treated in pregnant women?

Antiparasitic Meds: Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite, and as such, is treated during pregnancy with anti-parasitic medication. Pyrimethamine is one option; if one is treated with Pyrimethamine during pregnancy, it is important to also supplement with folinic acid, since Pyrimethamine is a folate (folic acid) antagonist. Your doctor can work with you to determine the specific anti-parasitic to use. ...Read more

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Can you have vaginal discharge that is common among pregnant women and it be ok?

Can you have vaginal discharge that is common among pregnant women and it be ok?

Yes: A mild vaginal discharge is common during pregnancy due to the hormones associated with pregancy. If there is a foul odor, pain, itching, or a large discharge, you need to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Are vaginal infections common in pregnancy?

Are vaginal infections common in pregnancy?

Yeast infections: Yeast infections may occur more often when pregnant. ...Read more

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When in menstrual cycle women cannot become pregnant? Is this a viable birth control method? What is the likelyhood of conception?

When in menstrual cycle women cannot become pregnant? Is this a viable birth control method? What is the likelyhood of conception?

No: This also known as the rhythm method, which is not a reliable form of birth control. The best options for birth control are condoms, oral contraceptives, diaphragms, and intrauterine devices. Each one of these devices, has there own rate of protection. Which one you use depends upon your preference and medical history, as well as, if you smoke. ...Read more

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Why is miscarriage more common in first pregnancies?

Why is miscarriage more common in first pregnancies?

Is it ?: didn't find much actual facts supporting that but it seems like everyone 'knows it'. The sites that claim it occurs say the 'uterus' matures. higher likelihood of miscarriage / complications if someone is too young or too old. And... the majority of causes of increased miscarriage rates (diabetes, smoking, others) can be fixed when identified. I suspect, because people become more careful ...Read more

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Is less fetal movement common in women who are past 33 weeks of pregnancy?

Is less fetal movement common in women who are past 33 weeks of pregnancy?

No.: Decreased maternally perceived fetal activity portends poor prognosis for fetal well-being and should be promptly evaluated in the emergency room in the third trimester. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is period while pregnant more common in younger women ?

Hoping you can tell me, is period while pregnant more common in younger women ?

Not a period.: A period does not happen when you are pregnant. There can be bleeding or spotting - but not a period. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A common sexually transmitted infection that ...Read more