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Obgyn my LMP was march 20 I had sex march 28 (precum) & did it again april 4 (came in me) who am I pregnant from or how many weeks would I be 4rm both?

Obgyn my LMP was march 20 I had sex march 28 (precum) & did it again april 4 (came in me) who am I pregnant from or how many weeks would I be 4rm both?

April 4: April 4 is the most likely date. March 38 is only day 9 of your cycle. April 4 is day 15. Assuming you have a 28 to 32 day cycle, that would be most likely, but not guaranteed. You would be about 6 weeks pregnant using march 20 as the first day of your last period. ...Read more

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Had stomach problems before the doctor descovered I have IBS but I feel so bad now. Who am I supposed to see about this?

Had stomach problems before the doctor descovered I have IBS but I feel so bad now. Who am I supposed to see about this?

Care coordination: Is key here. Your primary doctor, a gastroenterologist and a psychiatrist could all be useful but coordinating care with all providers is vital. ...Read more

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Who am I pregnant by? I keep very good track of my periods, and my cycles are every 25 days. My LMP was jan 23. I had unprotected sex jan 28 & 29 with guy a. And also on feb 2 with guy b. I am pregnant now. My due date is oct 25. I am trying to figure out

Who am I pregnant by? I keep very good track of my periods, and my cycles are every 25 days. My LMP was jan 23. I had unprotected sex jan 28 & 29 with guy a. And also on feb 2 with guy b. I am pregnant now. My due date is oct 25. I am trying to figure out

The: The most helpful study for figuring out dates of a pregnancy now is usually an ultrasound. An ultrasound will show very accurate dating of the fetus based on the size and development of the baby. That may help answer your question. In addition, after birth, there are now paternity tests that can be sent in to verify the paternity of the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What to do if I work in someones house who smokes am I allergic to smoke?

What to do if I work in someones house who smokes am I allergic to smoke?

Don't understand?: Are you asking if you are allergic to smoke? If you have sensitivity (not really allergy) to smoke, your only option (if the owner won't stop smoking in the home) is to not work there. Even if they are not smoking at the time you are working, second hand smoke is likely around, and third-hand smoke (on the walls, fabrics, floors etc.) has effects. Ask them to not smoke while you are there, at least. ...Read more

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I've been smoking since 13 years old 8th grade I'm now 27& around all my freinds who smoke Am I gunna wrinkle like crazy?

I've been smoking since 13 years old 8th grade I'm now 27& around all my freinds who smoke Am I gunna wrinkle like crazy?

Wrinkles: You will age prematurely. Your skin will most likely age 10-15 years ahead of your friends of the same age. I would suggest that you are at a much higher risk for significant cardiovascular and pulmonary disease as well as several forms of cancer that will shorten your life or dramatically diminish your quality and enjoyment of life if you continue to smoke. ...Read more

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Been depressed for 8 year. Now sometimes I look in a mirror and don't recognize myself and sometimes for get who I am. I also gained weight recently.?

Been depressed for 8 year. Now sometimes I look in a mirror and don't recognize myself and sometimes for get who I am. I also gained weight recently.?

Two ideas: Natasha, you must have a good medical and psychological evaluation. You can get better with the right care. Get the book titled " The Upward Spiral " by Alex Kork, PhD. Also consider the Life Enhancement Program by Dr. Tim Hall. ...Read more

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Can I use intense pulsed light (ipl) therapy to remove outdated tattoos? 20 years ago I got a butterfly tattoo on my shoulder. I do still like it, but I feel like it no longer expresses who I am. I am also concerned about my tattoo affecting my profession

Can I use intense pulsed light (ipl) therapy to remove outdated tattoos? 20 years ago I got a butterfly tattoo on my shoulder. I do still like it, but I feel like it no longer expresses who I am. I am also concerned about my tattoo affecting my profession

This: This depends quite a bit on the type of tattoo (the colors, etc). Different tattoo pigments are targeted by different lasers. I would make sure that you go to a reputable, experienced dermatologist or plastic surgeon for advice prior to proceeding in order to achieve maximal results. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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When will my baby know who I am?

When will my baby know who I am?

They already do!: They may not be able to call you by name, but infants have an awareness of their mothers from in utero. Your voice and feel and smell make you "known" pretty much right out of the starting gate! ...Read more

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How can I be happy with who I am at 19?

Happy: Be who you are, build on your strengths instead of magnifying weaknesses, seek social & family support & guidance, accept yourself/ your feelings/your actions, & set goals for self. You are what you make of you. ...Read more

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How can healthtap help me with my problems without anyone knowing who I am?

No Problem: Since you use a web name, we do not know the identity of the questioners. ...Read more

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How can I get a boyfriend who accept me for who I am not for anything else?

Easy: Only accept a boyfriend who does. You cannot change someone else. Write down the traits you are looking for in a partner and don't accept anything less. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not know who I am anymore. Have I gone insane or crazy or what?

What to do if I do not know who I am anymore. Have I gone insane or crazy or what?

Please advise your: Physician. Depending of evaluation findings a psychiatric & /or neurological evaluation may be indicated. ...Read more

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What can I do if I am not satisfied with who I am and I can't do anything to change that view?

What can I do if I am not satisfied with who I am and I can't do anything to change that view?

Self view: I am sorry to hear this. I recomnend you get in touch with a good psychologist. You should not have to feel like this! Furthermore, there is a way to feel better. Be positive and persistent! ...Read more

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Hello I want to forget who I am a person to restart my life as a new human with no past only a future and to forget everyone I have ever meet In life.

Hello I want to forget who I am a person to restart my life as a new human with no past only a future and to forget everyone I have ever meet In life.

Forgetting the past: Everyday is a new day and you start anew. I would suggest you contact a therapist /psychiatrist which you can do on Health Tap prime and have a discussion, which you can do on video about your past experiences because unbeknowst to us unless we clarify our experiences they impact on our actions. ...Read more

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What can I do to help a colleague, who I am not close to, to help her deal with stress? Because of my history I recognise enough signs to be concerned

What can I do to help a colleague, who I am not close to, to help her deal with stress? Because of my history I recognise enough signs to be concerned

Offer to share w/her: Your experience. If she says yes tell her what you have been through and what you did to help. Stressed persons may not like to admit that they need help so proceed gently. Perhaps a book has helped you. You can mention that also. Thanks for caring. It's risky but good. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Someone kissed me who has bronchitis, am I at risk?

Someone kissed me who has bronchitis, am I at risk?

You may be: Most bronchitis is caused by virus, though smoke inhalation or inhalation of other toxic fume may cause bronchitis. Common viruses that cause bronchitis would be parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, rsv, rhinovirus, influenza a ; b virus, and other viruses as well. They are contagious, and virus can be transmitted by droplets that are in the air with an infected person. ...Read more

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When do I determine if my husband who I am caregiving for need assisted living?

When do I determine if my husband who I am caregiving for need assisted living?

Caregiving: Being in a caregiver role is very difficult. Even though you love your husband, he may need more care then you can provide by yourself. Only you know how this is for you right now. But it could help to review your situation w/a geriatric care manager. They're trained to assess what's needed & how best to provide it -- http://www. Caremanager. Org/why-care-management/what-you-should-know/. ...Read more

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I have hepatic encelopathy and I don't even know who I am is this a sympton I'm scared?

I have hepatic encelopathy and I don't even know who I am is this a sympton I'm scared?

Insufficient data: Please repost but this time include the cause of your liver problems, how your hepatic encephalopathy is being treated, and what your doctor's answer to your question was; or if you have not asked your doctor, why not. Thank you. ...Read more

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I have memories of being molested when I was 7 or 8. I feel like it has ruined who I am. What can I do?

I have memories of being molested when I was 7 or 8. I feel like it has ruined who I am. What can I do?

The process: The process of recovery from sexual abuse is slow, but you can do it. Find a therapist who specializes in abuse. It will take time to trust anyone, but they will help you. The book the courage to heal can help too. When you are ready, a support group for survivors will help as well. Basically, you were hurt by the experiences, but your are not to blame and deserve to have a whole fulfilling life. ...Read more

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I feel like I lost myself, it's like I don't know who I am exactly anymore and what do I really want. Lots of time fear controls me and bad experiences haunt me. What steps I can take to get back to myself, what can I do?

I feel like I lost myself, it's like I don't know who I am exactly anymore and what do I really want. Lots of time fear controls me and bad experiences haunt me. What steps I can take to get back to myself, what can I do?

Psychotherapy!: I am sorry u are feeling this uncomfortable... I strongly believe that every discomfort has in it suggestions for its own resolution. Ur question has existential psychoherapy written all over it :) find a good therapist, engage openly & honestly in the process. Hopefully clarity, sense of purpose, healing, relief & emotional freedom are around the corner for u. Wishing u well. ...Read more

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This may be a silly question but I drinked after someone who has HPV am I ok? Its was just a sip of their drink..

This may be a silly question but I drinked after someone who has HPV am I ok? Its was just a sip of their drink..

You should be fine: I am aware of no reports of oral HPV transmitted in the way you describe. It is not a silly question at all. Medicine has done a good job of scaring people about HPV, and a bad job of explaining to people how it is transmitted and prevented. You will be OK. ...Read more

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If I tested negative from a TB test and had been around someone who tested positive am I at risk of contracting tb?

If I tested negative from a TB test and had been around someone who tested positive am I at risk of contracting tb?

TB risk: Yes, the PPD test is not 100%. You might want to get it repeated a month later to see if it is booster positive. Of course it is also possible that you didn't catch it. Many doctors are around people with TB a lot and never catch it. ...Read more

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My c/d ratio has been large but recently changed (.7 and. 8) according to my doc who says I am now a suspect. Is this really a concern?

My c/d ratio has been large but recently changed (.7 and. 8) according to my doc who says I am now a suspect. Is this really a concern?

Probably not: Presumably you are concerned about HIV. Are you HIV-positive? If not, there was no point in doing a CD4-CD8 count. It is not a test for HIV and normally not done unless an HIV test is positive. In any case, a change in ratio of this degree is meaningless; everybody's ratio naturally varies by that amount or more. Discuss further with your doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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Hello doctor, I am miserable and hopeless, don't know what to do or who I am anymore?

Hello doctor, I am miserable and hopeless, don't know what to do or who I am anymore?

It is hard to figure: Out where you are going if you don't know where you are starting from. Encourage you to start with an evaluation by a psychiatrist or a psychologist. Seeing a pyschologist for talking therapy is especially important. This will give you an opportunity to explore who you are here and now. You can also address what life changes need to be made to be happy. With help, comes hope. ...Read more

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When will my 5 week old baby know who I am & start to have preferences of who he likes?

When will my 5 week old baby know who I am & start to have preferences of who he likes?

Your infant has: Already developed a preference for smelling your nipple pads, if you're nursing, & "knows" your voice. Procedural memory (remembering what it means when you settle in to nurse or when he sees a bottle) begins at 5 mos., leading to stranger anxiety @ 6 mos., when he recognizes strangers vs. Non-strangers. Customize the aap's healthy child app, also on aap. Org, for anticipatory guidance. ...Read more

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If I slept in the bed of a person who has scabies, am I going to get scabies? How can I prevent this from happening?

If I slept in the bed of a person who has scabies, am I going to get scabies? How can I prevent this from happening?

You may: Clean (ie. Hot water in machine) clothes, bedding & towels you've come in contact w). There may be things like pillows that can’t go in the wash. Place them in a big plastic bag & tie it up. Keep it in there for 48 hours because scabies can survive w/o being on a human for 24 to 36 hours. Clean the hard surfaces you have been in contact w (like furniture). Vacuum floors, rugs, mattresses & ...Read more

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Is it normal for me to worry about people changing who I am and how easy is it for me to be changed by others when I'm under pressure and fear?

Is it normal for me to worry about people changing who I am and how easy is it for me to be changed by others when I'm under pressure and fear?

Yes: This is a common feeling. There are many "self-help" books on the topic. A therapist may be helpful as well, there are some lower cost online options for that. ...Read more

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If I think I am pregnant and my pregnancy test says that I am. Who would I call?

If I think I am pregnant and my pregnancy test says that I am. Who would I call?

Pregnant: Contact your fp/pcp. If (s)he doesn't do ob, can refer you to one or to an OB clinic. Make sure you're getting extra folic acid/pre-natal vitamins. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to rid social phobia? I'm tired of feeling this way : (why do I have to be scared to be who I am

Is there anyway to rid social phobia? I'm tired of feeling this way : (why do I have to be scared to be who I am

VRT for Phobias: Phobias and anxieties respond well to Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT). VRT is exposure therapy in a safe environment. The research suggests VRT is 90% effective. Seek out a therapist who uses VRT in your area. You can find providers through www. Psious. Com, www. Limbix. Com, or www. Virtuallybetter. Com. ...Read more

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I am seeing and talking to ppl who arnt there. Am I going crazy?

I am seeing and talking to ppl who arnt there. Am I going crazy?

Consider calling 911: Although sometimes there are people with very active imaginations who use aspects of their inner world to cope with stress, if you are actually struggling with hallucinations you will need medical evaluation urgently. Calling 911 and getting emergency medical services to your house may be the best move if you are turning psychotic. Stay safe. ...Read more

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So depressed suisidell thoughts won't to die then next am very happy spending lots of money in lots of debt, don't no who I am anymore what's wrong me?

So depressed suisidell thoughts won't to die then next am very happy spending lots of money in lots of debt, don't no who I am anymore what's wrong me?

Bipolar symptoms: Safety 1st, if you are suicidal you need to go to the er to be evaluated. If you have difficulty regulating your mood, mood swings, racing thoughts, rapid speech, decreased need for sleep, or sleeping too much, burst of energy, increase libido, impulsive behavior, easily distracted, start projects don't finish them all at once and it is effecting your functioning. You may have bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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How do you seperate bpd, so you are able to fix the emotional side? Bpd is suffocating who I am, and not allowing "me" to learn what good emotions are

How do you seperate bpd, so you are able to fix the emotional side? Bpd is suffocating who I am, and not allowing "me" to learn what good emotions are

Needs a lot: Of treatment in multiple modalities including drugs, cognitive behavioral therapy, short term therapy and coping skills, and probably more. ...Read more

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ANTICHOLINERGICS and DEMENTIA. Is that risk only in people over 60 who take anticholinergics? Am I at risk in my 20s. I'm on oxytrol for bladder spasms

ANTICHOLINERGICS and DEMENTIA. Is that risk only in people over 60 who take anticholinergics? Am I at risk in my 20s. I'm on oxytrol for bladder spasms

Here are some...: The spectrum & pace of developing side effects could not be generalized for all despite taking its recommended dose. So, follow advice to stop its us and see. Besides, do something within out control now and move on; do not sit to worry about those out of our control. More on life reality? Go to articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. ...Read more

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Will Prozac (fluoxetine) change who I am forever even after stopping taking it? I have been depressed for a while but I'm afraid it will affect the way I study.

Will Prozac (fluoxetine) change who I am forever even after stopping taking it? I have been depressed for a while but I'm afraid it will affect the way I study.

Not now or forever: Prozac (fluoxetine) does not change who you are when you are taking it or when you stop. It does help to decrease depression and help you function as well as possible.

You, however, will always be your wonderful self.

Depression can adversely affect your ability to attend, concentrate, learn, complete tasks, show what you know on tests, sleep. It will help your studies to treat depression. ...Read more

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When may I of conceived. Had first appointment with midwife who said I am 5 weeks and 2 days pregnant working from the 1st day of last period 03/08?

When may I of conceived. Had first appointment with midwife who said I am 5 weeks and 2 days pregnant working from the 1st day of last period 03/08?

Online calculator: You did not mention on what date you were 5 weeks and 2 days. If your last period date was correct then conception would be about 2 weeks later. Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and the conception date will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more

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Feeling confused a lot, like I'm going to forget who I am/do something impulsive. Feel like I'm floating, or my arms aren't attached/feel like I might lose control of my body or who I am. Depersonalization?

Feeling confused a lot, like I'm going to forget who I am/do something impulsive. Feel like I'm floating, or my arms aren't attached/feel like I might lose control of my body or who I am. Depersonalization?

Anxiety symptoms: Anxiety can cause disturbing symptoms like those described. Careful diagnosis is important. It will help to know what else has been going on as these symptoms developed, and how long. Are they constant or do they come and go. What helps or makes you better. Are you in treatment for anxiety disorder? It is important to let your Doc know how you are feeling for accurate diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more