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Is it normal to get chickenpox twice? Is it common for this to happen?

Is it normal to get chickenpox twice? Is it common for this to happen?

Rarely if ever: Chickenpox will confer lifelong immunity with the first infection. There are few cases when this may not be permanent, like those with immune disorders or after bone marrow transplant . There are many rash producing illnesses that mimic chickenpox & these probably account for what many think as a first or repeat case. ...Read more

Dr. Kashif Abdullah
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Period Pain (Definition)

Period pain or menstrual cramps are often referred to as dysmenorrhea, while a more accurate translation would be menalgia. Dysmenorrhea is a more encompassing term that not only describes the painful cramping associated with menses, but means that 'something isn't right ...Read more


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Is it normal when your body is cold for my pee to be colder that what it normally is. Also my penis is quite cold. Is it normal?

Is it normal when your body is cold for my pee to be colder that what it normally is. Also my penis is quite cold. Is it normal?

Likely normal: As long as everything is functioning properly, it sounds normal. When you are cold overall, your body tries to pull heat from the areas farthest from your heart, which is why your hands and feet typically get cold first. Since the penis is sticking out from the body, it can also become cold too. Now if you are having pain, discoloration, or anything else unusual, certainly see a physician. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be some what constipated during period?

Is it normal to be some what constipated during period?

Yes: Some women experience constipation, some have loose stools and some have no change in stooling pattern during menstrual period. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have hangovers?

Is it normal to not have hangovers?

Yes: Especially since drinking is not natural. However, if you are drinking heavily and not getting sick, this is nota sign that your drinking is healthy. ...Read more

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Is it possible that it is stress that is delaying my period?

Is it possible that it is stress that is delaying my period?

Yes it's possible.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletes, breast-feeding, stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control), polycystic ovary syndrome or asherman’s syndrome. #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why is it so important to have a normal period?

Why is it so important to have a normal period?

Depends: Normal cycles represent that your hormones and organs are functioning properly. Any deviation from normal cycles can be associated with a number of medical conditions which need to be evaluated by a doctor. However, patient's on birth control do not "need" to have a period. Birth control pills were invented to closely represent the normal cycle to gain religious organization approval. ...Read more

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Is it normal to masturbate?

Is it normal to masturbate?

Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys, and girls masturbate (it's universal). It isn't harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause hair loss or gray hair, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or damage eyes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have contusion before menstruation?

Is it normal to have contusion before menstruation?

A contusion is an: Injury/ bruise. Is this what you meant to ask? ...Read more

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Is it normal to be in this much pain with uterine fibroids.

Is it normal to be in this much pain with uterine fibroids.

Fibroids: Fibroids affect each woman differently. Some women have no symptoms at all and other women have terrible problems with bleeding and pain. If you are having intense pain, you should see your gynecologist about your options such as uterine artery embolization, myomectomy , hysterectomy, etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have headache after menstruation?

Is it normal to have headache after menstruation?

Migraines: A number of women develop migraine headaches around their menstrual cycle, and it is thought to be related to the hormonal variations in the body.If this is a persistent issue, talk to your doctor about treating your headaches. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have cyclic neutropenia?

Is it normal to have cyclic neutropenia?

It is not: It is normal for the neutrophil number to wax and wane, but when this is in the very low, ie neutropenic, range it is potentially serious. Additional warning signs would be chronic mouth sores or recurrent bacterial infections. ...Read more

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Is it normal if your sperm is sometimes watery?

Is it normal if your sperm is sometimes watery?

Can be: The frequency at which you ejaculate often determines the consistency. More frequent usually means less sperm and more "watery". ...Read more

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Is it normal to get your period 5-7 days earlier? Or is this implantation?

Is it normal to get your period 5-7 days earlier? Or is this implantation?

Could be either: There is some normal variation in cycle length which could explain a period starting early or it could be implantation. If you have been having unprotected intercourse and there is something different about your period, do a pregnancy test and, if it is negative, repeat it in 3-5 days to be sure. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a woman who is not pregnant to lactate?

Is it normal for a woman who is not pregnant to lactate?

No: There are several causes for non pregnant lactation and the first step is to see if your blood Prolactin level is elevated or not by your MD. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get discharge?

It can be: Could you please put more detail. What color is it? How heavy is it? How long has it been lasting? Etc. Thanks :]. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have diarrhea during your period?

Is it normal to have diarrhea during your period?

It can happen: But not normal, if this is the first time and u have already been having periods , more likely it is due to something else, if u have it every month only when u are on your period then can be due to teh prostagladins and if u were my pt once u had a GI workup to r/o problems i would do something to stop your periods, like continuoss bc pills or depo-prov or possibly lysteda. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be late?

Is it normal to be late?

Periods might be a: little irregular. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it normal for an IUD to affect my premenstrual symptoms?

Is it normal for an IUD to affect my premenstrual symptoms?

It could if: It is a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, if u do not want any more kids u should have an in office tubal that I do in offcie by adiana or essure, and then if u do not want any periods u can get an in offcie endometrial abaltion, so you will not bleed < I do many of those 2 procedures on women yoiur age - much better than iuds whcih can cause a lot of problems. ...Read more

Dr. Navita Modi
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Menstrual Pain (Definition)

A painful cramping sensation in the lower abdomen occuring just before or during the menses. It can be associated with other symptoms including, but not limited to. Headache, ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Excessive Menstrual Cramps (Definition)

there is no objective definition for excessive menstrual cramps, the diagnosis is subjective, based upon what the patient deems is too much for her and can be treated ...Read more