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Should I get the gardasil vaccination if I am not sexually active?

Should I get the gardasil vaccination if I am not sexually active?

Yes: In our real world, unexpected events occur every day. Human papilloma virus vaccine protects girls and women, regardless of how they come into contact with the viruses. America is a very safe country, but unfortunately, "date rape" and violent assaults happen from time to time. Criminals do carry hpv viruses, and can infect their victims. Hpv vaccines are protective in any situation. ...Read more

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I'm not sure, but should one get the gardasil vaccination if they are not sexually active?

I'm not sure, but should one get the gardasil vaccination if they are not sexually active?

Yes: Regardless of sexual activity, you should be vaccinated if between the ages of 9 and 26. It is more effective if vaccination occurs prior to sexual activity, but you can still derive benefit even if already sexually active. ...Read more

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Do you need to get the gardasil vaccine if you're not sexually active?

Depends: At 34 years of age, you will not qualify for insurance coverage under the recommended guidelines for the vaccine to be given. Current recomendations are for ages between 9-26 so the vaccine will hopefully be given before the patient becomes sexually active. If you personally never intend to become active, then there is no need for the vaccine. ...Read more

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I haven't had period in 5 months and i'm not sexually active should I be concerned?

I haven't had period in 5 months and i'm not sexually active should I be concerned?

Yes: This isn't normal so you should get it checked out. Although some causes of amenorrhea without pregnancy are relatively benign, some are more serious. Stress can cause amenorrhea, but so can polycystic ovary syndrome. You might have an eating disorder or hypothyroidism. There are many causes, with good medical treatments, so best to get this evaluated soon. ...Read more

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Period is 17days late. Im not sexually active. Should i be worried?

Period is 17days late. Im not sexually active.  Should i be worried?

Teens and Menses: Nope. This is common. It can be caused by stress, fatigue, hormones or other supplements, lack of enough calories in girls starving themselves into thinness... Your gyn may have other specific reasons for you. ...Read more

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Would a dr perform a gonorrhoeae amp probe if you are not sexually active?

Would a dr perform a gonorrhoeae amp probe if you are not sexually active?

No: If you have not had any sexual contact at all since your last exam, or if you have never been sexually active, there's no reason to check for gonorrhea. Your doctor should always take a sexual history as part of your gyn exam. ...Read more

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My daughters period is normal,not sexually active and 10 days late,whats the problem?

My daughters period is normal,not sexually active and 10 days late,whats the problem?

May take time: in young girls, the hormonal balance and feedback from your brain to the ovaries to tthe uterus can take some time to establish a normal cyclic pattern. It could be due to that . in some cases, they need medications to help regulate the period. ...Read more

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Period started 28 Dec ended 08 Jan nd started agen on the 20th Jan, irregular not sexually active ?

Period started 28 Dec ended 08 Jan nd started agen on the 20th Jan, irregular not sexually active ?

Menses: The normal interval from first day of bleeding to next first day of bleeding can be anywhere from 21 to 32 days. The interval from 12/28 to 1/20 is 23 days and therefore a normal interval. Keep a menstrual calendar for tracking. ...Read more

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I've had a light periofor nearly two weeks now and I don't know what's wrong with me. Period normally lasts 7 days, and I'm not sexually active.

I've had a light periofor nearly two weeks now and I don't know what's wrong with me. Period normally lasts 7 days, and I'm not sexually active.

Yes: Spotting can be from pregnancy infection hormones or trauma to genitals See primary care or obgyn for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I have periods that can last up to two weeks and have them several times in a month. Not sexually active and I have had this for about five years.?

I have periods that can last up to two weeks and have them several times in a month. Not sexually active and I have had this for about five years.?

Abnormal: If you are bleeding that long and that frequently, you are probably not ovulating. This puts you at risk for cancers and precancers of the lining of the uterus. There are several hormonal abnormalities or abnormalities of the uterus that can cause this but you need to be evaluated and your periods regulated. ...Read more