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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.
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 shot. ...Read more
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
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
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
How many days after sex should I wait to get an accurate results on a pregnancy test ? I'm on day 23 still negative
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
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
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
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?
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
How long after sex should you wait to take a pregnancy test could you be pregnant 3 weeks after having sex?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 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
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
Where can I get tested for oral STDs? How log after sex should I wait to get tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia?
Health dept 3-4 days: Almost any doctor or clinic can do this, but for genuine expertise, contact your local public health STD clinic (https://www.columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/sexual-health/). Oral chlamydia testing may not be available, but it doesn't matter much; oral chlamydia is rare even after oral sex with an infected partner. Gonorrhea testing is valid any time more than 3-4 days after exposure. Good luck! ...Read more