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Progesterone Protect Sexually
No: Iud's are a great way to prevent pregnancy but they do not protect against sexually transmitted infections. You should continue to use condoms to protect yourself from infections. With Progesterone iud's the cervical mucous is thickened and there is a slight decrease risk of pelvic inflammatory disease after the 1st 2 weeks but you can still catch something. Be smart and use a condom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stopped taking the progestogen-only pill in nov, had 2 periods since but now 2 weeks late for this month's period, not been sexually active, why late?
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
How long does it take for progesterone to 'kick in'? I don't mean protect you from pregnant but to build up in your body ( started taking it for endo)
It does not...: ...Actually "build up" - in fact its levels go up and down a lot with periods. ...Read more
Is prometrium (micronized progesterone) protecting my lining if been taking for months and lining got thick again?
Prometrium (micronized progesterone): I'm a bit unsure of what you are asking. Are you taking Prometrium (micronized progesterone) every day without a break? If so, why? Are you in menopause, and is this being given to you along with estrogen? If you know enough to speak about the thickness of your lining. Clearly you are seeing a doctor who is doing ultrasounds. I would like to help, but am a bit confused. ...Read more
If I started taking my Zelleta progesterone only contraceptive pill on Tueday(first day of period) will I be protected tonight?
Yes : If you started the first day of your period and your period is typically regar and predictable then you are protected ...Read more
No: It won't have any such effects.Get a more detailed answer ›
I missed a progesterone pill and had sex outside the time the pill protects you for if you forget to take it, do I need emergency contraception?
Yes!: There are a number of good tests available that you can use to check if you are indeed pregnant. Like all tests they are not perfect but try them. Be more careful in the future so you don't have to go through this. ...Read more
Should a patient with crest and periodic mild elevations of anticardiolipin antibodies avoid supplemental estrogen/progesterone, or do these supplements have a vascular protective effect?
With isolated adrenal insufficiency likely due to LH and crest with digital ischemia, is estrogen/progesterone supplement needed to protect bones (estradiol < 20) given daily cortisol supp of 20-30mg?
My cycle was supposed to come yesterday but didn't . Should i be worried? The last time i was sexually active was saturday but was protected. Help
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