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Is it normal to get my period for more than 10 days then get it back 2-3 days after? Can it prevent me from getting pregnant? Please help!

Is it normal to get my period for more than 10 days then get it back 2-3 days after? Can it prevent me from getting pregnant? Please help!

Unusual spotting: The 10 days for a period seems too long to begin with, a 2-3 day episode later sounds like spotting. If this second bleeding episode was heavy at all, I'd go see an OB and ask a lot of questions after they do a good history and physical exam ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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I have gall bladder stones and they are preventing me from getting pregnant and i would like to know what to take as in medication to get rid of them?

I have gall bladder stones and they are preventing me from getting pregnant and i would like to know what to take as in medication to get rid of them?

Why they preventing : Why they are preventing you to have baby, gb removal is a simple minimum risk out patient procedure you do not want complications during your pregnancy due to gall stones, if removed will prevent them. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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How can I prevent getting pregnant?

How can I prevent getting pregnant?

Prevention: Easy: 1) abstinence, no sexual intercourse, 2) barrier contraception, condoms or diaphragm, 3) birth control pills, 4) long-acting contraceptives, Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) 5) other contraceptives, iud, 6) permanent sterilizations, tubal ligation, essure, adiana, vasectomy. ...Read more

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Is there any way i can prevent getting pregnant?

Is there any way i can prevent getting pregnant?

Pregnancy: The sure method of not getting pregnant is abstinence in which case you might want to join a convent. Otherwise, consult your gynecologist for various birth control methods. ...Read more

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Is a week on the active pills really long enough to prevent one from getting pregnant? Gyno said i only needed backup for 7 days and then i'm good?

Trust your Doctor: I always say two weeks, but your gynecologist would not lead you astray. If in any way you are going to worry then wait for unprotected intercourse till two weeks. ...Read more

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Can a cyst prevent me from getting pregnant?

Can a cyst prevent me from getting pregnant?

Not usually: Depends on the type and if you have pcos. If your baseline Estradiol is elevated, it is not normal, and something has to be producing the estrogen. In most cases it is an ovarian cyst, but that would easily be seen by ultrasound. Ovarian tumors can do the same. That certainly needs to be followed up in an unstimulated cycle. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Getting Pregnant (Definition)

Conception is the act of the man's sperm attaching to and entering ("fertilizing") the woman's egg. This fusion leads to the ...Read more