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Will an intrauterine device stop an std?

Will an intrauterine device stop an std?

No: An intrauterine device prevents pregnancy. It does not prevent infection with a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Is it painful to insert an intrauterine contraceptive device?

Is it painful to insert an intrauterine contraceptive device?

Minimal: I usually tell my patients to expect what feels like a labor pain which resolves quickly. I also tell them to take 4 advil (ibuprofen) an hour or so before the appointment if they have no contraindications to the medication. ...Read more

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How safe is an intrauterine device?

How safe is an  intrauterine device?

Very safe: In the right patient, very safe. The beauty of an iud is that if it causes discomfort or bleeding, it can be easily removed. Mirena (levonorgestrel) also offers the benefit of low dose Progesterone locally which can help control heavy menstrual bleeding. It's unsafe for women prone for STDs since the iud can help infections reach the pelvic cavity & cause infections or abscesses. Your doc will review your risks. ...Read more

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Can women get an intrauterine device before having first child?

Yes--preventing preg: The primary purpose of an iud is to prevent pregnancy and if it is something you desire and having no medical illness (i.E uterine anomaly, active infections etc..) prevent you from getting it, you can have it. There are several types available. Consult doc to see what is best for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does an IUD stop fertilisation?

Does an IUD stop fertilisation?

Yes.: Intrauterine contraceptive devices (iuds) prevent fertilization and implantation, thereby effectively preventing undesired pregnancies. They are an excellent form of contraception, in that they require no daily reminder, last 5-10 years and are rapidly reversible once pregnancy is desired. ...Read more

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Can u get an infection or STD by using a shower hose for self pleasuring purposes?

Can u get an infection or STD by using a shower hose for self pleasuring purposes?

Possibly: This would be much more likely to happen with females, but f the water stream were irritating enough or strong enough to push bacteria back retrograde through the urethra, this could led to a UTI. You can't get an STD that way though - by definition, those diseases are "sexually transmitted", not shower hose transmitted. ...Read more

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Could using an inhaler before an EEG affect the outcome.

Could using an inhaler before an EEG affect the outcome.

Possibly: If the eeg is going to include sleep then it can. The beta agonists (main ingredient in an inhaler) can affect the ultradian rhythm (ultradian is used in sleep research in reference to the 90–120 minute cycling of the sleep stages during human sleep). ...Read more

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Can you only use condoms after an abortion?

Can you only use condoms after an abortion?

Avoid objects in vag: You should generally avoid putting anything in the vagina for the first two weeks after a vaginal or cervical procedure such as an abortion. You can avoid infection by abstaining for at least that long regardless of condoms. ...Read more

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Does a girl need parental consent if she wants to get an interuterine devise?

Does a girl need parental consent if she wants to get an interuterine devise?

IUD: If you are a teenager less than 18 years old, you do not need parental consent. You are protected by a special law. ...Read more

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Will an STD interfere my period?

Will an STD interfere my period?

STDs: Possibly. Would need far more info to try and answer your question in more detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a gum fistula be treated by a periodontist using an needle injection to rid an infection along with an oral prescription without the need to use a scapel?

Can a gum fistula be treated by a periodontist using an needle injection to rid an infection along with an oral prescription without the need to use a scapel?

Not usually: The fistula is just the draining point of an infection that is coming from somewhere else. Get a thorough evaluation to see what the source is, i.e. Gum infection or dying tooth (root canal time). ...Read more

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Can you use an electrical nerve stimulation device if you had a heart stent placed a year before?

Can you use an electrical nerve stimulation device if you had a heart stent placed a year before?

Stent: Probably yes, after about three months the stent is covered with endothelial cells and becomes part if the vessel wall. ...Read more

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Can you use tampons after an IUD insertion?

Yes: Use of tampons should not increase the risk of complications after an iud. ...Read more

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Would an IUD device get rid of my periods?

Would an IUD device get rid of my periods?

Perhaps: Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUDs are fantastic options for people that have issues with their menstrual periods. While some people may continue to have periods (which are usually shorter and lighter), the majority of women will not have periods, which is a great benefits. Copper IUDs do not offer this benefits, and women with these may have heavier more painful cycles. ...Read more

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What should I consider before getting an intrauterine device?

When to get preg: Main thing i want my patients to consider is when (or if) they want to get pregnant. If you want to conceive in about a year or less, don't get an iud. If you want to put off pregnancy for longer than a year, it's worth it. Get a long acting method like an iud. ...Read more

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Can women get infertility from an intrauterine device before conceiving her first child?

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Can women get infertility from an intrauterine device before conceiving her first child?

Very unlikely: Iud does not cause infertiliy. However, infection involving the fallopian tubes with or without the iud in place may cause infertiity. It is also important to remember that iud does not prevent stds. ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

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