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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

Suppository (Definition)

A suppository is a drug delivery system that is inserted into the rectum (rectal suppository), vagina (vaginal suppository) or urethra (urethral suppository), where it dissolves or melts. They are used to deliver both systemically-acting and locally-acting medications. The alternative term for delivery of medicine via such ...Read more


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Why some reproductive endocrinologists prescription progesterone vaginal suppositories while others prescription progesterone in oils? In what cases are pios preferred?

Why some reproductive endocrinologists prescription progesterone vaginal suppositories while others prescription progesterone in oils? In what cases are pios preferred?

Preference: No absolutely clear evidence exists for p4 supplementation. Since res are human too, our choices are based on preference. Preference may be from our training, recent literature, theoretical beliefs, and personal experience. ...Read more

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Taking progesterone suppositories vaginally. Now having white tissues in urine. What does that mean? Did IUI before 3 days

Taking progesterone suppositories vaginally. Now having white tissues in urine. What does that mean? Did IUI before 3 days

Medication: You are likely seeing the Progesterone suppository medication come out. That is the most likely scenario. If concerned schedule a visit and let your doctor look. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get pink discharge after taking progesterone suppositories vaginally? What is the reason for the pink discharge? Did IUI yesterday.

Discuss with doctor: Best to discuss this with your ob/gyn doctor. There could be a number of reasons. Plus, they need to manage your cycles, and monitor your response to the Progesterone suppositories prescribed. So don't delay. ...Read more

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Do i need to take vaginal progesterone suppositories before going on a long flight, am 5 months pregnant. Thanks?

Do i need to take vaginal progesterone suppositories before going on a long flight, am 5 months pregnant. Thanks?

Not unless doc says: Unless that was a specific recommendation from your doctor i would not do that. Progesterone supplementation is not a standard treatment for air travel. If your doctor recommended that for you for specific reasons then i would follow the doctors advice. ...Read more

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Is rest, vaginal progesterone suppositories, a zpak, and a recheck in 1 week a good plan of treatment for a 9mm cervix at 19weeks pregnant?

Is rest, vaginal progesterone suppositories, a zpak, and a recheck in 1 week a good plan of treatment for a 9mm cervix at 19weeks pregnant?

Depends: Bed rest never been proven to decrease the risk of preterm delivery. Can increase the risk of complications.Progesterone may do some good.Z pack it s ok only if you have chlamidia or other infection.Otherwise it s useless. You need a proper diagnosys( incompetent cervix versus preterm labor) and treated accrodingly. ...Read more

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Can u masterbate with a.Vaginal suppository?

Can u masterbate with a.Vaginal suppository?

Yes: Almost anything that will comfortably fit can be used for sexual stimulation. But suppositories are soft and dissolve. You might consider trying sex toys which are designed for this purpose and will likely do the job more effectively. ...Read more

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How do you tell if a vaginal suppository is working to clear up candidiasis?

Yeast infx and tx: It's working if your symptoms are getting better. If not, call your doctor. ...Read more

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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