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Hi how are you, my last period was January 24 2015. I took a plan B pill feb 2, 2015 and today is March 20, 2015. I have not had my period yet but my pregnancy test I took on March 16 says not pregnant. What do I do?

Hi how are you, my last period was January 24 2015. I took a plan B pill feb 2, 2015 and today is March 20, 2015. I have not had my period yet but my pregnancy test I took on March 16 says not pregnant. What do I do?

Wait it out: Your first missed period was around February 21. A pregnancy test 3 weeks afer a missed period should be positive at this point if you were pregnant. Try taking another pregnancy test or see your doctor for a blood test to confirm. Make sure the pregnancy test was performed correctly and the test is not expired. ...Read more

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I got a goose egg on the right side of my head. It has beenswollen for two days. Now, the swelling has reached my eye and head and it is black also. Ice does not work. Is taking Advil (ibuprofen) good? What else can I do?

I got a goose egg on the right side of my head. It has beenswollen for two days. Now, the swelling has reached my eye and head and it is black also. Ice does not work. Is taking Advil (ibuprofen) good? What else can I do?

Head injury: It sounds like you've injured your head, and the swelling cannot be expected to go away immediately. I see you're also having dizziness. You need to be seen by a doctor since the swelling is extending and you're dizzy. You can go to an er to be examined. Concussion is possible. The homeopathic remedy arnica 30c may help with the bruising and swelling. A dose every 3-4 hours for first 2 days. ...Read more

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Laparoscopic excision of endo & Mirena insertion 1wk ago. Worsening pain/cramping over the past few days. Thought I was starting my period, but not bleeding much. I'm shaky and feel run down. What's going on? What should I do?

Laparoscopic excision of endo & Mirena insertion 1wk ago. Worsening pain/cramping over the past few days. Thought I was starting my period, but not bleeding much. I'm shaky and feel run down. What's going on? What should I do?

Recent surgery: It is common to have some discomfort after any surgery. It is common to feel tired and run down from the anesthesia affects as well as the use of opioid pain medications. If you feel your symptoms are something more then it is important to schedule a postop visit with your surgeon for an evaluation ...Read more

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Hello doctor! I have one problem with red pimples in my face, check and back. I make the antibiogram of pimples and I result with staifilococus aureus. I take therapy with antibiotic but they still not going. What cAn I do?

Hello doctor! I have one problem with red pimples in my face, check and back. I make the antibiogram of pimples and I result with staifilococus aureus. I take therapy with antibiotic but they still not going. What cAn I do?

Wash your face: Please wash face 5 -6 times a day with plain tap water. Do not wipe the water away. Use an alcohol dabbed cotton swab 3 times a day, mainly after coming back home from outside. If overweight, check for diabetes.eat less sweets, drink less coffee and avoid greasy fatty food. If you exercise too much, it can be from too much male hormone production as well. Try to avoid stress.drink 10 glasses of water/day. ...Read more

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Createnaine checked befor put on elequis and it was a normal 1.32. 14 days later checked it was not normal 1.7. Could eliquis cause spike that fast?

Createnaine checked befor put on elequis and it was a normal 1.32. 14 days later checked it was not normal 1.7. Could eliquis cause spike that fast?

Shouldn't be related: Eliquis is a blood thinner and should not cause an elevation in your creatinine level. Creatinine levels can be affected by your hydration at the time of testing and other medications like water pills etc. If it continues to go up, then this is a problem and needs rot be evaluated for other causes. ...Read more