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When taking norgeston or noriday I have an almost constant dull headache above and around my eyes. Why?

When taking norgeston or noriday I have an almost constant dull headache above and around my eyes. Why?

Norgeston and HA: Many women develop headaches as a side effect of these meds. Best to talk to your health care provider and see if alternative med available for you. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Good Day: I am a 32-year-old women who is on birth control (Norgeston). Period on Oct 18, back on 29... No period for November... Please Advise?

Good Day: I am a 32-year-old women who is on birth control (Norgeston). Period on Oct 18, back on 29... No period for November... Please Advise?

Take a preg test: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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Does norgestic have a side effect if I use it for a long time?

Does norgestic have a side effect if I use it for a long time?

Norgestic v Norgesic: Any & all drugs have (potential) drug effects. Dietary supplements, too. It's not clear to me what drug you're taking b/c I couldn't find norgestic in online. Epocrates. Com & drugs. Com. When I searched online, it appears that you're referring to a combination pain reliever/muscle relaxer, all of which have potential side effects. Best to discuss your concerns w/your pharmacist & prescribing doc. ...Read more

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Can we use norgestrol pill as an emergency contraceptive?

Can we use norgestrol pill as an emergency contraceptive?

Yes: Levo-norgestrel 0.75 mg tablet as soon as possible within 72 hours of unprotected sexual intercourse; a second 0.75 mg tablet should be taken 12 hours after the first dose. ...Read more

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I had my period on sept 30, 2013. After which I didn't get it, so took norgest tab on nov 18 containing 6 dozages. No results till. What may be my prob?

I had my period on sept 30, 2013. After which I didn't get it, so took norgest tab on nov 18 containing 6 dozages. No results till. What may be my prob?

Common problem : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Can I have one or two swollen lymph nodes in my neck(one side) for 10 months and be still healthy? Can have them for no. Reson?

Can I have one or two swollen lymph nodes in my neck(one side) for 10 months and be still healthy? Can have them for no. Reson?

Yes: The nodes will not be swollen for no reason, but the reason isn't necessarily a problem with your health. Lymph nodes increase in size when the immune system is fighting something, like an infection or injury. Having said that, big or painful lymph nodes that don't shrink back down should be evaluated. In your age group, lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph nodes, is a rare but real possibility. Hyj/k. ...Read more

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I'm 21 started having heavy periods & ceased after having norgest. The u/s scan showed a cystic lesion 4.8*4.5 CM in r. Adnexa. Does it require surgery?

I'm 21 started having heavy periods & ceased after having norgest. The u/s scan showed a cystic lesion 4.8*4.5 CM in r. Adnexa. Does it require surgery?

Pain?: If its not bothering u then observation with repeat ultrasound in 6-8 weeks is fine. If u start having pain though need to see ur doc sooner. ...Read more