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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 safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Is it safe to take ris it safe to takeperidone safe for pregnant or breast-feeding women?

Not breastfeeding: Risperidone is a strong medication for use in women with psychiatric illness. It can be used in pregnancy with your doctor's supervision. Some infants will show signs of withdrawl after birth, but the benefits may be better than the risks of stopping. Risperidone will pass into breast milk and a woman should use formula instead. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get acupuncture while pregnant?

Is it safe to get acupuncture while pregnant?

Yes: I perform acupuncture on my pregnant patients all the time. Make sure you are seeing a practitioner that is experienced in acupuncture though. There are points on the human body that can initiate labor and miscarriage. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get acupuncture during pregnancy?

Is it safe to get acupuncture during pregnancy?

Yes: But you want to see someone who is experienced with pregnant women. If it is a treatment that can be delayed until after delivery that might be better. ...Read more

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Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnancy?

Yes: All women should try to be active during pregnancy. If not previously active, then moderate activity such as walking or swimming 30 minutes a day is recommended. If a pregnant woman is already active, then she should maintain that level of activity during pregnancy. There is no heart rate limit for these women, but if they make any changes they should do so slowly. ...Read more

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Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

Is it safe to exercise while pregnant?

Yes: We generally encourage patients, with no contraindications, to exercise five days per week, 20-30 minutes a day. We usually avoid high impact-type of exercise. Walking, swimming, low-impact aerobics, exercise bike are all good types of exercise. Remember, calories in. And calories out (exercise), will help with proper weight gain in pregnancy. Ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it cappuccino consumption safe for a pregnant woman?Also, is it safe for children to drink it?

Is it cappuccino consumption safe for a pregnant woman?Also, is it safe for children to drink it?

Category C drug: Caffeine is considered moderately safe during pregnancy from studies to date. Around the time of delivery it is good to avoid as a newborn may show excessive irritability, tremor and feed poorly. Newborns can take days for the caffeine to leave their system.Kids can usually handle the caffeine more like an adult but may be more prone to heartburn. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take pimecrolimus in pregnancy?

Probably: While any drug taken during pregnancy has the potential to negatively affect the fetus, calcineurin inhibitors like tacrolimus and pimecrolimus are considered category c drugs, which means that they have not been associated with fetal loss or birth defects in animal studies. However, category c also means that these drugs have not been well studies in humans, so there may be potential risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get an abortion?

Is it safe to get an abortion?

Yes: A pregnancy termination under medical supervision is a safe procedure. There are risks which should be reviewed with your provider. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Is it safe to take intraconizole?

Generally: drugs which are FDA approved are generally safe and effective. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and if you already know you didn't have a good experience with it before, then it probably won't be good for You this time. It goes out by the liver so liver disease or other drugs that go out by the liver are a big problem with it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use melotonin?

Is it safe to use melotonin?

Although melatonin: Is relatively safe, there is always the potential for side effects. Possible se’s from melatonin include: feeling tired the next day, sleep walking, nightmares, vivid dreams, dizziness, confusion, headache, GI upset, v libido, v sperm count, gynecomastia in men ; mood changes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink before implantation?

Is it safe to drink before implantation?

Yes: Prior to implantation, alcohol has no effect on the next generation. Alcohol may be a precursor to the act of fertilizing an egg so be sure it is the right partner. After implantation, the egg is exposed to the mother's fluids, and alcohol has some degree of toxicity to the developing fetus and therefore should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it safe to get pregnant with ms?

Is it safe to get pregnant with ms?

Do plan this out: Although pregnancy is protective, watch out for your ms meds. Other than copaxone, (glatiramer) the others have risk for unborn child, especially aubagio, which clearly causes birth defects. So, before getting pregnant, discontinue your meds for a sufficient period of time, which may involve a few months. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use creatine?

Is it safe to use creatine?

Probably: Creatine is moderation is probably safe. High doses may be harmful to your kidneys. Be sure to stay very well hydrated. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use chantix?

Yes: Chantix is clinically proven to help smokers stop smoking. The most significant potential side effect would be depressed mood or at worse suicidal thoughts. These side effects are infrequent. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take aspirin in pregnancy?

Is it safe to take aspirin in pregnancy?

Depends: It is considered safe in the first and second trimesters with no toxic effects on the fetus. It is relatively safe in the early 3rd trimester but problems with the newborn can occur if it is used around the time of delivery. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat girlfriend's menses?

Is it safe to eat girlfriend's menses?

By ingesting: Fluids from another person's body - your are exposing yourself to bacteria or viruses they may carry. Usually when animal blood/ products are consumed, they have been cooked. In the scenario of ingesting menstrual tissue ; fluid- the material is raw. Do not recommend this practice as it is not sanitary. ...Read more

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Is it safe to douche while pregnant?

Is it safe to douche while pregnant?

No: Douching is never a good idea. It disrupts the natural balance of the vaginal flora and makes you more susceptible to infection. During pregnancy, there is a risk of introducing infection into the uterine cavity. ...Read more

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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