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Will douching after sex prevent pregnancy?

Will douching after sex prevent pregnancy?

No: It takes between 60 and 90 seconds for the sperm to travel from the vagina through the cervix into the uterus and out of the fallopian tubes to reach your eggs. It takes even less time for the sperm to get into the cervix where they would not be affected by douching. It might help a little, but not much. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

A "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only ...Read more


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How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

How long after a miscarriage bleeding stop should I test for pregnancy after frequant intercorse unprotected during miscarriage which was 18 days ago?

Hard to say : At the moment your pregnancy test are going to be unreliable. You will not know if you are detecting hormone left over from the miscarriage or a new pregnancy. It is best to use condoms and schedule a follow up visit with your obgyn. Most recommend 1-2 normal cycles before attempted pregnancy again after miscarriage. ...Read more

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Dr. Iam having fungal infection after miscarriage & now taking antibiotics. Had miscarriage 3 weeks before. Infection will affect next pregnancy?

Dr. Iam having fungal infection after miscarriage & now taking antibiotics. Had miscarriage 3 weeks before. Infection will affect next pregnancy?

Unclear question: Hard to answer without knowing more details of your specific case. In general, a yeast infection should not affect a future pregnancy. But a deep infection, in the abdomen/uterus, certainly could. You should consult with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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How long for u wait after a miscarriage to get pregnant again? What's the chance of getting pregnant again after miscarriage? Miscarried 2day 06/18.

How long for u wait after a miscarriage to get pregnant again? What's the chance of getting pregnant again after miscarriage? Miscarried 2day 06/18.

Wait for next period: Usually it's a good idea to wait until you've had a normal period. Part of the reason is that your next period after a miscarriage is often late, and waiting reduces the frustration of wondering if you're pregnant again. It also gives your body a chance to get completely back to normal before getting pregnant again. ...Read more

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Can you conceive while still having lochia bleeding 5 weeks after birth?

Can you conceive while still having lochia bleeding 5 weeks after birth?

Uncommon: It is not common to conceive this early especially if you are breastfeeding but it is not impossible. ...Read more

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Does NOT waiting months after an, early miscarriage.. Increase my chances of miscarring again?

Does NOT waiting months after an, early miscarriage.. Increase my chances of miscarring again?

It may: You need to give your body time to heal before you try again. It may be a while before you have your first period. I would recommend you have 2 normal periods before you try again. ...Read more

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If you had a threatened miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) how long to wait before having sex again?

If you had a threatened miscarriage (spontaneous abortion) how long to wait before having sex again?

Clarification?: Are you still pregnant or have you had a miscarriage? Older recommendations to wait for 3-6 months after a miscarriage before attempting another conception have only been shown to increase infertility risk without preventing any complications. Nowadays, it is recommended that you may resume sexual activity as soon as you feel like it. If you are sill pregnant, ask your obstetrician if sex is safe. ...Read more

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After bleeding after a miscarriage when do you ovulate

After bleeding after a miscarriage when do you ovulate

Re-regulation: Similar to a pregnancy and delivery, the body needs to re-regulate itself and as hormones go back to normal, the ovaries will release an egg and "ovulation" will start once again. It is usually withing 1-3 months after. ...Read more

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Should I continue bedrest after miscarriage but still bleeding?

Should I continue bedrest after miscarriage but still bleeding?

Miscarriage: If you are still bleeding , you should see your doctor for an examination to be sure you are not having a complication. You may be still bleeding because some of the pregnancy has been left behind. Get medical care. ...Read more

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Two, months after miscarriage. Can u get implantation bleeding the day after sex?

Two, months after miscarriage. Can u get implantation bleeding the day after sex?

Maybe: Yes, you can get pregnant 2 months after a miscarriage. You can have implantation bleeding around the time of implantation which may be 5-7 days after fertilization. But you will not have implantation the day after sex if that's when you got pregnant! ...Read more

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Is bleeding after sex after having cryotherapy normal?

Is bleeding after sex after having cryotherapy normal?

Did u call your gyn?: Hopefully you already called your gyn who did the cyro, i assume your gyn told you not to have sex until a couple of days after your discharge is totally gone, you need to see your gyn to make sure the cervix is healing properly and does not have an infection, and no more intercourse until you se your gyn. ...Read more

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Is getting pregnant right after abortion safe?

Is getting pregnant right after abortion safe?

How about giving: Yourself a breather to heal physically & emotionally before attempting to jump into another pregnancy. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

Pregnancy loss = unintended loss of a pregnancy which could result ...Read more