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Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone Gel (Overview)

Progesterone gel is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


Dr. Seth Derman
39 doctors shared insights

Progesterone Gel (Overview)

Progesterone gel is a vaginal agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug.


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20 weeks clear watery fluid/discharge, pooling visualized, cerclage placed 5 days ago/nightly progesterone gel; 3 docs checked fluid for ferning/nitrazine, all negative, ok or chance of false neg?

20 weeks clear watery fluid/discharge, pooling visualized, cerclage placed 5 days ago/nightly progesterone gel;  3 docs checked fluid for ferning/nitrazine, all negative, ok or chance of false neg?

Ultrasound: An ultrasound measurement of your amniotic fluid could be done and repeated in 24 hours to see if there is any significant change. Most likely it is fine if three separate doctors have ruled out rupture, but if the discharge and pooling continue, you need more evaluation. ...Read more

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Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Yellow/Brown vaginal discharge with odor during pregnancy is that normal, could it be from my progesterone suppesitory?

Possible BV: You may have an infection like bacterial vaginosis. It is treated with a vaginal gel or pull and is one of the most common causes of vaginal discharge with odor. You should see your doctor and have them examine you and treat you if needed especially since you are pregnant. Sometimes infections that are untreated can increase your risk for preterm delivery. ...Read more

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I use cabgolin and Clomid and progesterone gel 34days didnt get my piriod should i wait more days or stop progesterone gel?

I use cabgolin and Clomid and progesterone gel 34days didnt get my piriod should i wait more days or stop progesterone gel?

Ovulation induction: IF you were attempting to cause ovulation with cabgolin combined with clomid, with no menstrual period as yet, if you were sexually active, obtain a serum HCG test for pregnancy, and if negative, stop the progesterone gel. You may need to increase the clomid dosage for the next attempted cycle. ...Read more

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How do I stop the belching and passing gas on progesterone gel?

How do I stop the belching and passing gas on progesterone gel?

Side effects: Progesterone can slow down intestinal motility and can thus increase your chances of interstinal gas production/ retention. I recommend adjusting your diet and limiting dietary ingestion of known gas-producing foods such as cabbage, onions, broccoli, brussel sprouts, wheat, and potatoes. You can also try using simethicone. ...Read more

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20 weeks clear watery fluid/discharge, pooling visualized, cerclage placed 5 days ago/nightly progesterone gel; 3 docs checked fluid for ferning/nitrazine, all negative, ok or chance of false neg?

Ultrasound: An ultrasound measurement of your amniotic fluid could be done and repeated in 24 hours to see if there is any significant change. Most likely it is fine if three separate doctors have ruled out rupture, but if the discharge and pooling continue, you need more evaluation. ...Read more

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I want to know if it is good to apply progesterone gel. This is for premenstrual syndrome, abdominal fat and estrogen dominance.

I want to know if it is good to apply progesterone gel. This is for premenstrual syndrome, abdominal fat and estrogen dominance.

Gynecologist: This question is best answered by your gynecologist. Progesterone, if not really indicated medically, can have harmful effects on blood pressure for one thing. On the other hand, if your gynecologist prescribes it I would be more reassured. ...Read more

Dr. Seth Derman
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Progesterone (Definition)

Progesterone has been found to be helpful in preventing preterm birth in a patient who has a history of delivering babies too early. It can be given as vaginal suppositories. It is most often given as weekly ...Read more


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