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Serious teen sexual health/pregnancy question. I'm desperate.?

Serious teen sexual health/pregnancy question. I'm desperate.?

What is question?: You are free to go ahead and ask any question you would like, and not be judged. If you are desperate would be happy to try and help. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Serious teen sexual health/pregnancy questions but I can't ask my mom?

Various web sites: One you might find helpful is afraidtoask.Com which is done by a family physician in rhode island. ...Read more

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Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

At times: Planned parenthood is a generalized substitute for gynecologic and general health care for women. Most of their efforts are in pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer detection and birth control. A few other areas of interest like pregnancy termination, a small percentage of their total efforts, have been a target of politically inspired demagogues. Female teen sexual health is addresed there. ...Read more

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Teen sexual health problems.?

Question?: If you are asking whether teens may have problems with their sexual health, the answer is yes. Seek help. ...Read more

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Teen sexual health site?

Iwannaknow: Iwannaknow.Com separates fact from myth and is a good resource for teens. ...Read more

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Teen sexual health causes problems. Why don't they teach abstinence?

Teen sexual health causes problems. Why don't they teach abstinence?

Abstinence is taught: Unfortunately that is often ineffective since our sex drive is one of the most powerful forces in our existence. When teens act on the drive they often have the least information and this often leads health problems. ...Read more

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What is a teen sexual health clinic?

What is a teen sexual health clinic?

Prevention: It is a clinic designed to promote health in teenagers and prevent high risk behaviours such as drinking, drug use, sexual activity. They treat sexually transmitted infections and offer information on birth control. ...Read more

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Docs, when the doctor does a sexual health check to they check for pregnancy?

Docs, when the doctor does a sexual health check to they check for pregnancy?

Not always!: You should always ask for the test to be done if there is a possibility of being pregnant! ...Read more

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Health site help: what is effective against teen pregnancy?

Health site help: what is effective against teen pregnancy?

Abstinence: This sounds too obvious but we are failing to teach our young that they need a sense of responsibility for fhe consequence of their actions. Unfortunately it is the lack of discipline in home and school, the seeds of ultimate decline in our culture! if it sounds old fashioned, it is the philosophy of the ages and still good. ...Read more

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My sexually active teen has symptoms similar to pregnancy but just had period. Could it be something else?

My sexually active teen has symptoms similar to pregnancy but just had period. Could it be something else?

Pregnancy test : She needs to have a pregnancy test right away. It will tell you immediately whether or not there is a pregnancy--whether normal, etopic, spontaneously aborted, etc. If it is positive, she needs a blood test and ultrasound right away to evaluate the status and viability of the embryo. If it is negative but her "symptoms of pregnancy" are severe, she should also confer with PCP or OB/GYN. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Teen Sexual Health (Definition)

Teen sexual health refers to the treatment and health maintenance of issues related to sexuality in teenagers. This may include prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, and the ...Read more


Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Teen Pregnancy (Definition)

Teen pregnancy is a condition where a teenage female between the ages of 13 and 19 becomes pregnant. It is often associated with increased risks to the ...Read more