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When should I see a doctor if I took a home pregnant test?

When should I see a doctor if I took a home pregnant test?

Positive: If positive, start pre natal vitamins asap. Contact your gyn. Typical 1 st visit for pregnancy is 2-3 months unless you are a high risk for complucations. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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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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What should I do if I have a seizure when im pregnant?

What should I do if I have a seizure when im pregnant?

See your neurologist: If you have a seizure disorder, pregnancy could alter your medication levels and allow a seizure to occur. If you have had a seizure but do not have a diagnosis of seizure disorder, then you need to discuss this with your OB NOW. A seizure is more likely to injure you than your baby, but it you are hurt or injured, it could affect your baby adversely. Act now to protect you both. ...Read more

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When should I speak to a gynaecologist if I think i'm pregnant?

When should I speak to a gynaecologist if I think i'm pregnant?

Yes: If you think you are pregnant, you should seek care to confirm your pregnancy, date the pregnancy, and establish prenatal care. ...Read more

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Should i see a doctor if I have yellow sperm?

Should i see a doctor if I have yellow sperm?

Probably not: If you don't have pain, bleeding or other unusual symptoms then you should be ok. ...Read more

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I think I have mastitis ... What should I do? When should I see a dr?

I think I have mastitis ... What should I do?  When should I see a dr?

Fever/chills: Symptoms of mastitis are fever and/or chilling, pain in your breast, and a wedge-shaped area of pain and redness on your breast. You need to see a doctor and be on antibiotics if you have fever or chills. You can get sick very fast once you have fever and chills. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Hi doctor, I am not sure if I am pregnant or not, if I am I would be 12 weeks. I haven't missed a period, how can I be sure I am not pregnant?

Hi doctor, I am not sure if I am pregnant or not, if I am I would be 12 weeks. I haven't missed a period, how can I be sure I am not pregnant?

???: If you have had a period in the past 12 weeks and have had no additional sexual activity, you can't be pregnant. Period means not pregnant. If you have doubts or can't recall your calendar and sexual activity, do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a late period?

What should I do if I have a late period?

HPT: Agree w dr. Peters - tanksley. If you are sexually active start w a home pregnancy test. Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical >. ...Read more

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When should i consult a doctor when i have a fever?

When should i consult a doctor when i have a fever?

Your PCP doctor is: ...ready and willing to assist with all your health concerns. Call now! ...Read more

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What doctor should I see if i think I have lymphedema?

What doctor should I see if i think I have lymphedema?

See a Phlebologist: A phlebologist or surgeon may be the specialist to see. There, however are not many physicians even in those specialties who are well trained in caring for this problem. ...Read more

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Do I still need a doctor if I have a midwife?

Do I still need a doctor if I have a midwife?

Yes: You should have a back up doctor even though you plan to deliver with a midwife. Usually, your midwife will have a doctor or group of doctors that they work closely with. Every once in a while, a low risk patient becomes a high-risk one and you want to have that back up. ...Read more

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When should I see a doctor about my period problems?

When should I see a doctor about my period problems?

Why wait?: What are your problems: pain, heavy bleeding, irregular cycles, no cycles, trying to get pregnant? It's never too early if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Do you think I should go to a doctor if i bleed after sex?

Do you think I should go to a doctor if i bleed after sex?

Yes that is not N: U need a work up could be form infection, or a problem with the cervix, or uterus or endometrium, your gyn will be bale to tell. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor if I have sore skin?

Should I see a doctor if I have sore skin?

Yes: This can be infection or other condition cause swelling and pain. This needs to be addressed and properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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When should I call my doctor if I have depression?

When should I call my doctor if I have depression?

Why not now?: Having depression is no fun. Call now and get treatment now so that it doesn't get worse and rob you of your ability to enjoy your life! ...Read more

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I m 6weeks pregnant i see some blood should I be worried?

I m 6weeks pregnant i see some blood should I be worried?

Well it may be: Ok. 25% of people will have some first trimester bleeding; it depends on whethr you have had an ultrasound. That would be my next step if not. Once you see a pregnancy in the uterus with a heartbeat the rate oif miscarriage goes down dramatically. There is a 15% risk of miscarriage in recognized pregnancies so i would go in for evaluation. ...Read more

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How soon can I do a pregnancy test to see if I am pregnant. I would like to know before my next period.

How soon can I do a pregnancy test to see if I am pregnant. I would like to know before my next period.

Patience. Patience.: Erase the desire to know before the next period. A urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant. ...Read more