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Open Pores After Giving Birth
Different options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
How long after giving birth does periods come back? I've got IUD inserted too after 6 weeks of giving birth.
Hmmm: No sure what that cream is. Episiotomies heal well. In general no scar is visible. So need for a cream most likely not there. ...Read more
After how long periods come after giving birth? I'm breastfeeding and have an IUD (multi-load) inserted six weeks after giving birth.
Will getting pregnant 6 months after giving birth via emergency C-section make this a high risk pregnancy?
Yes: yes...but check with your OB-GYN Good Luck Be Well Dr Z ...Read more
Newborn baby started choking on mucus 15 hours after being born. Face turned red, ok after using suction. Is this normal?
Yes: They will change from the pink color to a silvery-flesh color, making them less noticeable with time. ...Read more
If a girl has acne and takes 6 months of birth control pills, does that cure acne or will the acne come back after she stops the pills?
Break from continuous pills finally after 3 months of active pill packets w no break? am i protected this break after 3 months of all active pills?
Protection is: only during the period you are on the pills ...Read more
What are the chances of getting pregnant 11 years after having a tubal ligation; done 3 months after giving birth.
While quite low: Pregnancy is not impossible after tubal ligation. Depending on how the procedure was performed, "fail rates" while low, are non-zero. So, if you believe you're pregnant, take a hpt AND see your OB ASAP so that if you are pregnant you can start proper care or have all possible decisions open to you. Best of luck!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They can: The term "birthmark" is a generic term for any marking or spot that pops up near birth. It could be a mole, a hemangioma, a cafe au lait spot, or any other variety of marking. Unless the mark is changing rapidly, it should be stable until you can show it to your pediatrician. If it is starting to look suspicious, have it looked at now. ...Read more
Would taking the birth control pill trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) prevent me from having kids later? I heard it can scar your insides and ruin chances of pregnancy later?
BCP: Taking bcp does not prevent you from having kids later. It does not ruin your inside but it is possible to gain weight due to hormonal intake. Pls. Ask your gyne. ...Read more
Does my skin continue producing collagen again after accutane? Now i'm taking Accutane and having some small concave scars.
Definitely: There are definitely women who ovulate 3 weeks following the birth of a child, so it's definitely within the realm of possibility. As far as a number or statistic, i don't think anyone would be able to give you an exact number. If you don't want to be pregnant, be sure to use reliable protection every time, before any insertion of penis into vagina. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will emergency contraceptive pills like My Way prevent pregnancy even after taking them after ovulation has occured? Help
72 hours: Emergency contraception should be taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse to decrease the risk of pregnancy. It works by disrupting or delaying ovulation. Regardless of when you think you ovulated it should be used within 72 hours to help decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. Use birth control and condoms in the future to avoid these scares. ...Read more
YES: YES. Consult an OB-GYN for evaluation and definitive treatment. ...Read more
Started with stuffy nose at 20 weeks pregnant, will the stuffy nose go away after birth? If so how long after giving birth can u notice your sinus cle
Yes...: Nasal and sinus congestion during pregnancy is very common and is due to the dilation, or opening up, of your blood vessels which naturally occur with pregnancy. When vessels in your nose dilate, the tissues swell and it feels "stuffy." BUT, decongestants are potentially dangerous because they work by constricting the vessels, which could hurt the baby. It will get better very soon after delivery. ...Read more
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