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Why is my period like this? Could it be something else? I had protected sec with my boyfriend and three days later my period was supposed to start. I did have bleeding for 5 days. But it was not like my normal periods. It was a brownish color the whole ti
I: I agree with you that it would be very early to have any type of spotting from pregnancy. You may have had a little irritation or tear of your vaginal wall causing bleeding. Be sure you don't have an infection, if you are having any unusual discharge such as green or yellow, or itching, then you will need to be seen and cultures taken. If your next period is at all late then take a pregnancy test to put your mind at rest. If it is negative but you still don't get your period, then see your doctor for a blood pregnancy test which is more accurate. ...Read more
11 days late period. Had protected sec. Home preg tests (3) were negative. Thin white discharge with mild cramps. Pregnant?
If you did the tests correctly and the results were negative at 11 days after missed period, you are unlikely to be pregnant. You may repeat the test in 3-4 days if you do not get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have protective sex every time but before doing it, it goes in for 10 secs or so without one. Can I still get pregnant? Condom is never broken. Safe?
Not safe: Any act of penetration, even for a second, can cause a pregnancy. And I typically advise my patients that there are no 'safe' days in a cycle. If you aren't ready to become a parent, then it's best to use 2 methods of birth control. Condoms prevent pregnancy about 70% of the time, so over the course of a year, 30 couples using condoms will become pregnant. Not great odds if you're not ready. ...Read more
My period was around time to start, I had sec with protection and my period started, but the other day was gone. I want to know what may be the reaso?
It happens sometimes: Many women have occasional variation of their mucus discharge, some spotting between periods, a heavier period, a lighter period, a longer or shorter period, or even a missed period. Having one or two of these symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean there is a medical problem, but a visit to one’s primary care or Ob-Gyn doctor is a good idea if symptoms are persistent, recurring, or worrisome. ...Read more
Put in no condom for 15 secs, few days later had protected sex, week after have fruquent urniation+feel fatter, could I be pregnant?
I am female and had unprotected sex w/ a male for 5-10 secs (then used protection) on a Mon 11:30 pm. I tested Thurs at 11:00am for Chlamdyia and Gono via a urine test, both were negative. Is this enough time for detection, are the results accurate?
Probably not: It is possible that the negative urine test may not be accurate and it seems doubtful that if either chlamydial or gonorrheal microorganisms were introduced into your vagina "in 5-10 secs", they would be detectable in your urine as quickly as you describe. A sample obtained from your vagina or cervix may be more reliable. ...Read more
From what?: Most problems with eyesight are due to a need for eyeglasses. But there are a variety of diseases, - acquired or inherited which can affect eyesight. You should also protect your eyes from harm with safety glasses when doing any activity that "fly's" debris around which can contact the eye. C heck with your ophthalmologist to address specific concerns. ...Read more
Colorful diet: A colorful diet (blues, purples, reds, oranges, greens, yellows) ensures that you are getting plenty of antioxidants. And antioxidants are the best way to maintain and optimize vision over time. You can also take a wide variety of nutritional supplements including astaxanthin, lutein, lipoic acid. Lastly drinking green tea and eating dark chocolate contain a lot of antioxidants so seek those out! ...Read more
Basically all: Personal health information (phi) holds a special place in the federal hipaa law. What you share with your health care providers is confidential and can only be shared with others with your permission. Insurance companies are entitled to certain information in order to pay bills on your behalf. Also, if there is a workers' compensation claim, your right to privacy of this information is waived. ...Read more
See below: Certainly you can supervise what they see on tv and the internet. You can also watch what type of video games they play. However, away from home you don't have as much control. You need to educate your children about danger and situations to try and avoid. However, sometimes bad things happen that are beyond our control. ...Read more
It is difficult to: Remain grounded in this situation. Not sure that you have the power to protect that other person. I would continue to provide friendship as you have in the past. Be a candid but caring sounding board and avoid getting into the mentality of treating someone differently because they are a 'star'. A real friendship is a valuable gift. Take care. ...Read more
No test drive yet: You should wait one full cycle of birth control pills before stopping other contraceptive protection. ...Read more
Clothing Shade Hat: Babies 6 months and younger should be kept out of direct sunlight. If necessary, sunscreen can be applied sparingly to exposed areas (hands and face). Think of the complete sun protection package: shade, protective clothing, hats, and sunscreen. Enjoy the great outdoors! Just be sure to protect that delicate skin too. ...Read more
Knowledge: Check with the local government to find out what kind if any emissions come from the mine. Then you will better know how to protect yourself. Pollution within the home is usually more of a problem and getting a good air purifier in the home that can reduce airborne particles as well as gaseous emmisions from carpet, upholstery and paint is more helpful to you. Email me at www. Medacpc for more. ...Read more
You will get preg: The withdrawal method has been disproved as a valid form of birth control. It is only a matter of time before you end up pregnant. There is a small amount of semen in the pre-ejaculate that is expressed from the penis during sex. Full male orgasim is not necessary for impregnating. ...Read more