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Is Femoston Combi Ok
Hello My wife has changed her contraceptive pills to Femoston, the problem is that she took it on the opposite way, what is the consequences?
Possibly pregnancy: While she's unlikely to get pregnant if she's been on contraceptive pills for a while, it's certainly possible. The first few days of active pills are the most important in preventing ovulation and pregnancy. She needs to get a pregnancy test & resume the active pills if its negative. Fortunately, The Pill will not harm her or the baby if she's already pregnant. ...Read more
Can patient undergo ovulation induction using gonal f (follitropin alfa) while using HRT mainly femoston 2/10 mg?
Doesn't make sense: In most cases this would not make much sense, although it could depend on 'why' and 'how' the hrt was being used. Estrogens such as in hrt are sometimes used in stimulation protocols with gonadotropins (such as gonal f, (follitropin alfa)) an oral progestin would be an unlikely element of most protocols. ...Read more
I am on my first cycle of femoston due to irregular cycles after a miscarriage and trying to fall pregnant again. Was just wondering during which part of the treatment can my period can be expected?
Depends: This is a hormonal supplementation product. Periods will come depending on how your doctor prescribed the medication. It also depends on when and what typeof additional infertility treatment you are experiencing. Contact the prescribing doctor to clarify the fertility treatment plan ...Read more
Most likely safe: Meladerm is an over the counter skin lightening agent. It contains no prescription medications. It does have some acids used for chemical peels so be careful not to overuse it. Chemical peels can be very useful for treating many skin conditions. The real question is it effective enought to justify the cost. ...Read more
Discuss w/ your doc: It would, of course, depend on the meds and what they are treating. There is no way to generically answer this question. You'll need to discuss this with the doctor who prescribed your meds. You would want to consider changing meds if they aren't working or if you are having bad side effects from the meds. See your prescriber to discuss. ...Read more
Maybe: If your goal is to try to restore a normal sleep pattern, melatonin at doses from 0.5 - 3mg taken nightly at the same time can be very helpful. Much higher doses do not necessarily cause more sleep effects. Higher doses over 10mg daily are sometimes used for other indications beyond sleep. ...Read more
Not if it's real...: It is not ok to have an internal (core) temperature of 96.5 degrees. If a person looks fine and feels fine, the 96.5 is usually an external temperature, or from a thermometer that is reading low. ...Read more
Certainly: About the only negative I can think of here is that you will make all the people who do not get massages every day jealous! If you have the time to spare and the money to spend, and presuming that massages help you to feel good, I can think of no good reason not to get a massage every day! ...Read more
No: Check out recemt usatoday article re supplements: http://www. Usatoday. Com/story/news/nation/2013/07/25/bodybuilding-supplement-designer-matt-cahill-usa-today-investigation/2568815/. Check small print at http://www. Liverite. Com/. It's standard legal disclaimer protecting manufacturer from harm caused b/c it's not required to prove safety or effectiveness by fda. Don't do it! ...Read more
Nope: Check method, check instrument first.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: ... Unless most other species of mammals are doing something profoundly wrong. Do remember the risk of some sexually transmitted diseases (famously syphilis and gonorrhea) is very high with oral sex. And you are crazy to have any kind of sex leading to ejaculation with a woman you do not know very well -- nowadays you may be tricked into becoming a father. ...Read more
LDL, not Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl ≤700 nmol/l, HDL ≥45 µmol/l). Cholesterol ↓$, but misleading. ...Read more
Depends: While a little a day (a glass of wine or a beer or one shot of liquor) may be okay or even healthy, repeated binges of 5 or more a day, more than a few times a month or regular use of 2 or 3 or more per day can have negative health and psychiatric consequences. Everyone is a little different, and whether it is ok or not may depend on medicines one takes or how it affects you. ...Read more
Probiotics are good:
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I have not personally tried this product. My advise is that you get in their blog and see what other people who've tried are saying. ...Read more
Should not be a prob: There are not very many known side effects of melatonin. My advice "do not take it for long term sleep problems" just use it for the days you have problems with sleep cycle. Because we do not know long term effects of taking it. Look for USP certified dietary supplements. ...Read more
Need more data: Look at the person, not the numbers. I often wish that labs wouldn't even report percentages, as they generate misunderstandngs and confusion. If the absolute granulocyte count (39.4% of the total white cell count) is above 1000 or so, and your physician isn't concerned, you shouldn't be either. ...Read more
It depends on. ....: It depends on the dose. If the alleve are 200 mg/each, then 600 mg of alleve (NSAID) is safe, provided you can tolerate the nausea from the stomach exposure. It can hurt your kidneys if you take this a lot, so be careful. ...Read more