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Vulvodynia And Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Vaginal discharge, fishy odor worsen during intercourse, pain in pelvic area. Is this Vaginitis? If so is there home treatment?
Many!: There are many treatment options! but first u need an evaluation to find the cause. Probably need a sonogram, some labs/tests, and also rx depends on whether or not u plan to have more children. Some options (which may or may not work for u depending on what's causing ur pain) include: ocps, a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, other medications, an ablation, laparoscopy, or hysterectomy (last 3 r surgeries). ...Read more
Can a low lying placenta, possibly covering cervix be cause for spotting and pressure in vaginal area while urinating in early pregnancy?
Symptoms: It certainly can be the cause of your spotting, but this sounds more like a urinary tract infection. ...Read more
Sure: Both can do that. Hopefully you are getting these infections treated. ...Read more
Vaginal dryness, pain during sex and light bleeding/cramps? Periods are 50 days apart and this is day 40. Have interstitial cystitis. What is this?
Can sex cause vaginal yeast infection in pregnancy and is there any link between yeast infection tablets and upper leg pain?
Yeast infection: Vaginal yeast infections are more common in pregnancy because of the hormonal changes and are not usually caused by sex. The back strain of pregnancy caused by the compensation for your center of gravity shifting can result in pain in the upper leg. This is not caused by medicines used for yeast infections. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Can pregnancy with progesterone supplement cause on and off, sometimes bad, period-like cramps in pregnancy after two miscarriages? There's no blood.
Deep pelvic and ovary pain after sex and finger penetration. Also some pain when using tampons. No infection. Sign of endometriosis? Cramps most days.
Pelvic pain: I certainly agree with my colleague about having a full gynecological exam. I will add that pelvic pain is also common after sexual trauma http://tinyurl.Com/mnwtb3s in addition, it can become chronic -- and has a high correlation with post-traumatic stress disorder http://tinyurl.Com/let5huw help is possible with therapists who are experienced in emdr and body-focused psychotherapies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is prostatitis an std? Can you pass that during intercourse?
Chlamydia and gonorrhea negative.
What else cause prostatitis? After sex wife is complaining of on and off pelvic and abdominal pain.
Prostatitis: This can be bacterial, or non-infectious, or due to organisms other than bacteria. It is not generally thought of as an STD but certainly some microorganisms may wind up in the prostate after being acquired sexually. It is not likely that you transmitted this to your wife and is responsible for her symptoms but she does need to be evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more
Dryness and itching on labias, how can it be treated? Pap smear and gyn exam/lab done, no infection.
Your doctor can help: Your gynecologist should have given you some medication to relieve the itching. If he/she has not been able to figure out what to do, you may benefit from seeing a dermatologist (skin specialist). There are many causes for itching in this area so a skin specialist can may be able to help you better. ...Read more
Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).
Have pid. Sharp rectum pain and tightening in vagina along with breast pain. R these symptoms of early pregnancy. How many weeks pregnant do these o?
No: Menstruation is the monthly period that happens when a woman does not get pregnant. The lining of the uterus is shed during menstruation, which means there cannot be a pregnancy at that time. However, pregnant women can have some vaginal bleeding, which would not be menstruation, but would be a sign to call the doctor to ask for advice. ...Read more
Constant vaginal irritation,itching and burning. Negative for yeast, Bv, std, and HSV but I'm too young for pap smear. What could it be?
Skin irritation?: If you have been to a doctor who checked the discharge for a variety of causes and all are negative then you may have irritation of the skin that causes the itchy and burning sensation. Take a look at the soaps, detergents and sprays you use on your body as well as the type of condoms, lotions or oils. Try unscented products and follow up with your health care provider. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Is it possible to have non ectopic pregnancy on Mirena (levonorgestrel) I.U.D.? And would it cause a negative pregnancy test?
Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD/Ectopics: An intrauterine pregnancy is almost impossible to implant if the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is not expired. An ectopic pregnancy in another location like Fallopian tube or peritoneum is more likely, but not with repeated negative pregnancy tests and no other symptoms. ...Read more