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I get acne every month during my period dates. How to prevent this acne from forming on the face ?
How long before my due date should I change my diet to something light to prevent pooping while in labor? I've read that broth, toast, ice pops help.
Don't worry: You must maintain a well balanced diet throughout your pregnancy. Unless you are planning a labor induction, you will not know when you will be in labor and even then you could enter labor spontaneously before the scheduled induction date. Many women do pass stool during the second stage of labor, that is common, essentially normal and an unavoidable consequence of parturition. Don't fret over it. ...Read more
Is it effective to use condom in sex to prevent pregnancy? And do sex on infertility dates following the calendar method?
Usually/maybe: Used appropriately (proper size,application before any intercourse) a condom is relatively good at preventing pregnancy. Using a calendar to predict fertility is a good way to improve chances of getting pregnant, but not so good to avoid it.During training we called it Vatican Roulette, because its just another game of chance, and you can lose big. ...Read more
I had sex with my bf 10days ago and took ipill but not getting periods on desired date. What should I do to prevent pregnancy?
AntiAging: Tips to age well: avoid tobacco, minimize sun exposure, minimize stress, sleep well, eat a healthy diet, laugh, make friends, get married, have a dog or a cat, exercise regularly. Nothing can stop aging, but these things have been shown to extend life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Agree w Abstinance: Crabs (pubic lice) is usually transmitted through direct contact during sexual activity. Crabs (phthirus pubis) can also be spread by vector transmission. Wearing someone else’s clothes that are contaminated or infected towels, bed sheets or towels can give you lice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer