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After antibiotic cipro (ciprofloxacin) should I wait 7 days for sex or wait until after 7 active birth control pills. Because I am on my period pills.

After antibiotic cipro (ciprofloxacin) should I wait 7 days for sex or wait until after 7 active birth control pills. Because I am on my period pills.

Wait for antibiotics: Wait until you are back on your active birth control pills for at least a week. Many sources recommend an alternate or additional source of contraception (ie. Condom) for a MONTH after finishing antibiotics for optimal protection. Thanks for a great question. ...Read more

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How long after sex do I wait to take a hpt if im on depo?

How long after sex do I wait to take a hpt if im on depo?

Depo contraception: Depoprovera injections typically are very successful at pregnancy prevention though not 100% fool proof. The longer on depo, the longer it will take you to ovulate and then become pregnant. If you are trying for pregnancy you should be off the depoprovera and your ovulation pattern will start again in 3-6 months from the last Depo-Provera shot. ...Read more

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When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

When after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test?

14: 14 days.
Home pregnancy tests are accurate and can pick it up earlier, at 14 days it will definitely be picked up. ...Read more

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How long after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How long after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

Missed Period: You wait until your next period is missed and then you test the morning after the first day a period is missed. ...Read more

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How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

How much time after sex should I wait to take a pregnancy test?

After late period: You should never due a pregnancy test until you miss your period. We used to say that a blood test may confirm pregnancy prior to period, however, at times this has also been faulty. Were women may due a blood test and it is negative and after missing the period they repeat test and they are positive. So please best after a late period. ...Read more

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How long after having unprotected sex should I wait to accurately be tested for hiv?

How long after having unprotected sex should I wait to accurately be tested for hiv?

Probably a few weeks: Per the cdc, most people w/ a new HIV infection will be positive on an antibody test by 25 days after exposure. Research shows that 99.8% of people r positive by 3 months. Standard antibody testing is highly accurate, >99%. Early detection HIV tests pick up HIV a bit sooner. 9 - 11 days 4 RNA testing, 2 - 3 weeks 4 dna testing. Sexualhealth. Com or your doctor can guide you. Repeat test @ 3 months! ...Read more

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How many days after sex should I wait to get an accurate results on a pregnancy test? I'm on day 23 still negative

How many days after sex should I wait to get an accurate results on a pregnancy test? I'm on day 23 still negative

You are not pregnant: Fourteen days after conception a pregnancy test should be accurate. If you are negative at day 23 you are most likely not pregnant. ...Read more

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How long after having sex can I wait to take the morning-after pill?

How long after having sex can I wait to take the morning-after pill?

Don't wait: If you had unprotected intercourse, the longer you wait, the less likely it will work. Why do you want to wait? Check the package insert, beyond 3 days, the effectiveness goes way down. ...Read more

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How long after having unprotected sex should I wait to get a chlamydia test?

One week: You are playing russian roulette if you are not using protection! If you suspect chlamydia you should test for everything and be more careful! ...Read more

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How many days after unprotected sex should I wait to take a test for pregnancy?

Before next period: One-to-two days before your expected period is the time you can start testing, regardless of when you tried. Good luck. ...Read more

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How soon after starting Krimson 35 from day 2 of periods is it safe to have unprotected sex? Do I wait for periods after 21 days to start new pack?

How soon after starting Krimson 35 from day 2 of periods is it safe to have unprotected sex? Do I wait for periods after 21 days to start new pack?

If: If you started on day 2 of your cycle, then your pregnancy rate is low this cycle. However the majority of birth control pill failures occur around the time of a new start or change in method. The safest approach would be to wait until you're on the second pack. ...Read more

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How long after unprotected sex should someone wait to get tested for std?

How long after unprotected sex should someone wait to get tested for std?

Not long: If you are concerned about exposure to stds, it is best to get tested right away. Today's tests can detect the dna of an infection before you show any signs or symptoms. If you feel pretty certain you have been exposed, you may also consider getting treated with antibiotics right away - even before getting any test results. ...Read more

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How long after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test could you be pregnant 3 weeks after having sex?

How long after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test could you be pregnant 3 weeks after having sex?

Missed period better: A home pregnancy test should be positive any time after you miss a period. If you are having irregular periods, I wouldn't trust a home pregnancy test until 4 weeks after having intercourse. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I haven't had a period in 10 months but I started bleeding today after sex. Should I wait it out or call pcp?

I haven't had a period in 10 months but I started bleeding today after sex. Should I wait it out or call pcp?

Likely can wait: When someone is perimenopausal, which I would assume with your period slowing down, it is common to have irregular bleeding. Several months can go by and then have more bleeding. Once an entire year has passed, one is menopausal. Then bleeding must always be assesses. If you have no other symptoms such as pain, or increasing bleeding, you may wait. If no eval for years, though see someone to check. ...Read more

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I'm ready to start clomiphene tomorrow, will my cycle stay in for 2 weeks n when do I have sex. Do I wait until the bleeding stop?

I'm ready to start clomiphene tomorrow, will my cycle stay in for 2 weeks n when do I have sex. Do I wait until the bleeding stop?

Ask your doctor: If you are in a fertility program, someone must be caring for you that knows your protocol. You should be getting your guidance from your caregivers and not off the net. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and I am on day 4 of using monistat 7. Is it safe to engage in protected and oral sex if I wait to use monistat until after?

I have a yeast infection and I am on day 4 of using monistat 7. Is it safe to engage in protected and oral sex if I wait to use monistat until after?

Probably safe but...: ...still best to continue to avoid vaginal sex until treatment is complete and symptoms are gone. Probably no harm with earlier sex, but physical stimulation might make symptoms worse and make it difficult to know for sure whether the treatment is working. Performing oral sex on your partner is no problem at all, but probably best that you avoid receiving oral as well as vaginal. ...Read more

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I was told u can't take pregnant test 1week after sex and to wait 1week after missed period. But I had sex the day of expected pd. And I'm late. Can I test?

I was told u can't take pregnant test 1week after sex and to wait 1week after missed period. But I had sex the day of expected pd. And I'm late. Can I test?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Do I have to wait for sex it's been 5 weeks after a hysterectomy?

Do I have to wait for sex it's been 5 weeks after a hysterectomy?

Not now: It is generally considered safe to resume sexual relations after 4 weeks. ...Read more

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I had my left overy removed last Wednesday, how long must I wait to sex?

Depends: If the surgery was done laparoscopically, about one week. If you have a larger incision, 2-4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long to wait after sex for a paps mear?

How long to wait after sex for a paps mear?

A day or so: Would be plenty, if no condom is used. If a condom is used, there is no need to wait. ...Read more

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How long does a person need to wait for sex after taking diflucan (fluconazole)?

How long does a person need to wait for sex after taking diflucan (fluconazole)?

Yeast infection: Wait till you have no more white, clumpy discharge; no redness; no tenderness; no raw tissue. If you are also using a vaginal medication - wait until that is complete. ...Read more

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If one ovary is cut, then how long should wait 4 sex along with pain at incision site??

If one ovary is cut, then how long should wait 4 sex along with pain at incision site??

Several factors to: Consider. Nobody does full abdomenal incisions, so one can assume laparoscopic. BUT depends a LOT on the underlying disease and residual pain. The scar probably would be ok in 2-3 day if it is under 1 inch. Should certainly wait at least one day past when pain free. ...Read more

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How much time after C-section do I have to wait for sex?

How much time after C-section do I have to wait for sex?

Depends who you ask: Some docs say 6-8 weeks. Others say, wait at least until all bleeding stops. Be careful and be smart! ...Read more

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After having a cold knife cone biopsy, how long should you wait before sex?

After having a cold knife cone biopsy, how long should you wait before sex?

At least two weeks: You could have sex when you feel ready, just remember that there is raw wound inside, and you will experience bleeding, if you have sex before the wound has healed properly. You may try after two weeks and if there is no bleeding you are okay. While inconvenient, waiting 6 weeks would be ideal. ...Read more

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