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Is It Bad To Take The Gardasil Shot If Pregnant
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
How effective is the Depo-Provera shot if your getting it for the first time ? Is it safe to have unsafe sex after your first Depo-Provera shot?
Depo is effective: The Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) injection is extremely effective and, yes, it works with the first injection. If given within the first 7 days after your period starts, you are protected from pregnancy immediately. It is never safe to have "unsafe" sex as you should always protect against sexually transmitted infections with barrier protection, such as latex or female condoms. ...Read more
Is it possible that i can get pregnant on the Depo-Provera shot even if i've been taking it 6'years?
Not likely: Depo-provera is one of the most effective forms of birth control, as long as you get the shot every 3 months as directed. Irregular or absent periods are an expected side effect. Failure rates are 1-3%. Anytime you suspect that you may be pregnant the best thing to do is to take home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. In minutes you will have your answer. ...Read more
You choose: The present HPV vaccine helps protect people from 9 strains of the HPV, but only if they have never been infected by them. It is given as a series of injections to yield long term benefit. It was approved to target the 9-16yo age group. At a listed age of 53, you are not in the target group.It would not hurt you, but may have minimal value. You would likely have to pay the hefty cost (>$200/dose) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes. TDap is safe in pregnancy and is recommended to be given to all pregnant women between 27 and 36 weeks. It most importantly protects from Pertussis, or the "whooping cough" and allows for transfer of antibodies from you to your baby through the placenta and then through breastfeeding. This is important as your baby cannot get fully vaccinated in the first few months of life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes It is recommende: Tdap Vaccine contains antigen for thre diseases T for Tatanus D for Diptheria P for Pertusis (Whooping Cough)I It is recmmended to be given to Pregnant Mothers between 27 and 36 weeks of gestation to pass the passive immunity for Pertussis to the New Born Even if she has had this vaccine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely!: And highly encouraged! unvaccinated women had a 25% higher risk of fetal death in a large norwegian study published in nejm (one of our most respected medical journals). http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/16/health/study-confirms-benefits-of-flu-vaccine-for-pregnant-women.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to take a morning after pill if a woman is on the Depo-Provera shot? Would it be beneficial to prevent pregnancy if a condom breaks?
Not ok: If you want protection for not getting pregnant you need to follow the schedule of your shot.For example if you got your depoprovera shot, you need to have your next one between11 wks to 13 wks to get protection. The time that you do not follow the schedule, you will not be protected. ...Read more
How likely is it to get pregnant on birth control shot? And how long does it take the shot to become effective?
Unlikely: Depo shots are effective immediately and failure rate is less than 1 percent. ...Read more
Certainly possible: Yes, it is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it safe too have unprotected sex while on the Depo-Provera shot if you don't have a condom at the time too prevent pregnancy?
Absolutely: This is perfectly acceptable.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why does it hurt the baby if a women is trying to get pregnant on accutane, but doesn't hurt the baby if a man is on Accutane trying to get a women that does not take Accutane pregnant?
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