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I don't know exactly what polycystic ovaries are, but you could just be late for your period this month. If you are unsure, go see a doctor they will have more answers for you and if needed give you tests to check for things.
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Probably the pregnancy test is wrong. Get to your local clinic and get a pregnancy test, and if it is negative, then find a gynocologist to see what is wrong.   Stress plays a major part in having or not having your period. I had gone 6 months without a period when I was 16 or 17 and had ha…
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Unfortunately I can not speak from experience but I have a friend (imagine that) that had a tubal done over 7 years ago and just about a month ago she got it reversed. She was not in the hospital for long and only stayed home from work for 2 weeks as she was advised to not do any heavy lifting and …
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%DETAILS% No, I don't think so. If you have a period, you aren't pregnant. a person can stay on their peiod the whole time they are pregnant   I have to disagree with Leslie. I think that you CAN still be pregnant when you are on your period.   It is possible but highly unlikely.…
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I do not believe this is true. For some people it can be harder to get pregnant at first. It can take a few months for the pill to "get out of your system." But that isn't true for eveyrone. I personally know a girl that got pregnant one day after she stopped taking the pill. This is something you …
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You may be pregnant, but just didn't get a positive result yet. Go see a doctor or take another home test. I would go to a doctor considering all of your symptoms.
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HI IM 8 WEEKS PREGNANT AND SOMETIME MY STOMACH START BURNING SO YES IS COULD BE A SIGN OF PREGNANCY BUT EVERY WOMEN HAVE DIFFERENT SIGN.
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Similar Symptoms Nipple discharge and tenderness can be a sign of cancer, but it doesn't mean you have it just because you have those symptoms. A doctor will be able to give you a blood test for pregnancy and tests for cancer. You may be able to get insurance through your state to cover all or at…
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First, you shouldn't stop taking the pill in the middle of the pack. Second, you are not pregnant if you are having your period. If you are still not sure if you are pregnant or not, go see a doctor for a test. Or wait until you are due next month and take a test after you are late, if you are late.…
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There are many pharmacies from where you can get pregnancy test kit to check your pregnancy status. If it is confirmed that you are pregnant and want eliminate this unwanted pregnancy, then you can buy MTP Kit mifepristone misoprostol online from MifepristonePills online pharmacy to conclude unplann…
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I called the lab at the hospital near me who does these bvlood test the person Ispoke with told me that if you take a blod test to early it will show up neg. you need to wait at least 1 week past when you were expected to start ovualation, it will not show a pos. if you are until implantation has ta…
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No they can not. In the case of being a minor parent the minors have the same rights as adults to decide.
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Tell the Father You have a moral obligation to let him know. Note that you can be sued for custody.
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It depends on how much of the tube was damaged during the tubal ligation. A reversal doctor would be able to look at your post-op reports and tell you what you chances for a successfull reversal are. nothing was wrong with my tubes when I had it done they done it at the time of a c-section I would…
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I am not a doctor but think i know the answer.I have had this problem myself and was worried too but there really is nothing to panic about.Basically the fishy smell is due to a higher amount of bad bacteria in the vagine. Usually the good and bad are equal and a certain amount of bacteria is good f…
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Answer If it is unprotected sex there are many reasons. If not your vagina may have been agitated by the materials of the condom, or vigorous sex.
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he would start to develop breasts, his testicles would shrink. Then your hips would move and you will lose weight , and you skin will soften.
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It could be any number of things including weight loss or weight gain or a more serious problem.No one can diagnose your health problems online -- even based on the symptoms you provided. You should contact a medical professional/gynecologist for answers to your specific questions and to get an in-p…
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As you may already know, on the Celebrity 2.5L, Chevrolet makes it almost impossible to even reach the distributor, Inside the distributor is a control module,this module has a habit of burning out about every year, so you might need to replace it in order for the car to even start so you can time t…
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Some women's cervixes are low down and there is no medical cause for this. It can be a genetic cause. It's completely normal, as women's uteruses can be tipped in different positions. But your doctor will be able to examine you and tell you if he thinks further investigations need to be arranged.
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It could possibly mean that. I can tell when I am ovulating because I will get a sharp pain on one side where my ovary is. It should alternate sides each month. But everyone is different. You might possible have endometriosis. I used to have period cramps everyday for a year...I found out that I ha…
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Im 10 years older than my sister. I have an older brother aswell. She Loves us to bits! She can copy us, and i have also managed to help her with her ABC'S numbers, shapes and also trying to teach her Spanish. I think its good to have an older sibling, as it helps them.. "mature" and also it means t…
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I've heard reports of people getting positives as soon as 7 days past conception, however.. you are more likely to get a more accurate result by waiting 12-16 days past conception to test.~pawsalmightyhttp://www.peeonastick.com
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IF YOU HAVE'NT HAD A BABY RECENTLY THEN YOU REALLY NEED TO SEE A DR. RIGHT AWAY. THIS IS A SIGN OF BREAST CANCER AND YOU NEED TO HAVE IT CHECKED OUT JUST IN CASE AND IF IT IS IN THE EARLY STAGES THEN THE PROGNOSIS IS GOOD WHEN THEY CATCH IT IN TIME. PLEASE SEE A DR. RIGHT AWAY AND GOOD LUCK WITH YOU…
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Not every state has emancipation laws, and I don't believe Missouri is one that does. Therefore, the only way to become emancipated is by (1) turning 18 (2) getting (legally) married (3) joining the military (which minors have to have parental consent to do).
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I was diagnosed about 5 years ago, and could see the ADHD all down the road behind me. As a female, the ADHD tends to manifest in a quieter way, withdrawing socially, daydreaming, etc, which has caused some people to believe it was a "little boy" disorder....a large percentage of females do not show…
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if you are overweight, yes  Yes it will. The lower the bodyfat percentage you reach, the faster the breasts shrink, since they are for the most part just fat. This is why you see some female bodybuilders sporting breast implants. What makes it worse is that there is little or no bodyfat to "hi…
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without making any assumptions, most exercise that works to decrease your bodyfat will decrease your breastsize somewhat as you shed bodyfat. If you are already lean and toned then it is probably genetic and somewhat beyond your control by natural means.
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%FOLLOWUPS% "One" would then be guilty of Grand Larceny.   Roosta is wrong.If you can retrieve the vehicle, go ahead. No court order, no law broken. You are the registered owner and have the legal rights over a repo guy.   That is what I thought Repo is actually Illeagal, this is wh…
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It appears that in Oklahoma only one parent has to sign--provided of course that that parent has at least partial custody. I personally think that's a horrible law, but it is the law nevertheless, so there you go. You can call the county clerk's office to verify that info.
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In almost all states you would need written parental consent. Call your local court house or place where the marriage licenses are issued.
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In California the age that you can get married without parental consent is 18. California also has a hard barrier of 18 as the legal minimum age to engage in sexual activity. No sexual activity with anyone under that age is permitted, even if both people are themselves under 18. The crime is a misde…
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I don't know if any of them used those precise words but there were those who held that view. Since America had a small population spread over an immense territory there was significant concern about whether it would be possible hold it together and have a sense of national identity. There was fear …
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D & C stands for Dilatation and Curettage, which is a dilation of the cervix and cleaning out of the uterus. Most miscarriages do not need a D & C done afterwards, and having endometriosis has nothing to do with it. You only need a D & C after a miscarriage if you continue to bleed or cr…
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Answer Yes, it can be normal and can be caused by hormones and/or breast growth/development. If you have a rash, then you need to be checked by a doctor, but if they are just itching mildly (usually around the nipple area), then there is probably no need to worry. However, if you still feel uncom…
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Possibly rough sex, skin irritation, or a shaving rash. It is dependant upon where these sores are located. Whether inside, outside, or on the cervix, they can be caused by different things.
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PRO-LAN, omg, it works so good and if you are breastfeeding, which I'm sure you are because of this question, it won't hurt the baby, so you don't have to wash it off before feeding. This stage will pass, though, in the meantime find some pro-lan. Geranium Leaves!It is the best working, most natur…
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Perhaps there are many possible factors such as:1. GROWTH HORMONES (GH) or somatotrophin and chicken prolactin/ovine prolactin administered by the poultry manufacturing industry in chickens, subsequently affects the pituitary gland to produce breast milk hormones (the fact that I've changed my diet …
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You say you have been told that you have a hormone 'imbalance'. Your hormones control your periods and so they are also likely to be 'Imbalanced'. Brownish discolouration often happens when your periods are irregular, so don't worry. In fact most people have a wide range of 'normal colourations'. A…
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Yes. However, if the discharge has a strange smell, color, or consistency (ex. yellow or thicker than normal), you should consult with your doctor because that could be an indication of infection.
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An allergic reaction could cause this or a number of infections, which are not necessarily passed on by having sexual contact. Do not be ashamed to talk to your doctor. They can refer you to a nurse for advice if you are embarrassed. Vulval skin is sensitive. It may react to irritants such as soaps …
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I have been getting my period every 2 weeks for the last 2 or 3 months, which also has been very heavy. I haven't gone to my doctor yet to get it checked out. I went off my BCP a few months ago, and since then my periods have been irregular. I also have hypothyroidism, which could be a reason but n…
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Any number of conditions could cause this, so do not try to cope with it on your own. See a doctor or Specialist Clinic. Your mind will be set at rest if some of your more feared infections are ruled out. Do not be frightened to attend a sexual health clinic. Times have changed and we can now talk m…
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Answer This would only be abnormal if the spotting on the eighth day is bright red. Actually, I have always happened this to me - bleeding for 5 days, not bleeding one day, and then bleeding bright red and a lot for another 2 days. What it meant for me was that I have an inverted (heart shaped…
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Lots of different things can cause vaginal sores. The best option would be to go to your gynecologist. He or she is a professional and can help you find out what is causing the sores. Here is more input from contributors:Sometimes having rough sex can contribute to sores around the labia, but it cou…
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Frequent Irregular Periods I am not a doctor, but this is from a website - can I recommend that you see your doctor? Abnormal bleeding (either heavy bleeding or bleeding between periods) can have many causes. Bleeding can occur from the vagina secondary to trauma, infection or cancer, and can be dia…
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Tips to get rid of vaginal odor: - Wash the area with a half-and-half blend of pure warm water and apple cider vinegar - Wear loose clothing. Tighter clothing can restrict airflow to the area and make odors worse. Note: You should not use perfumed products internally as this can disrupt the PH ba…
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The uterus is a muscle that tightens and relaxes which can cause jabbing or cramp-like pain.
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sometimes it takes your cycle a few months to get back on track. what were you taking? its very common to not get your peiod after going off birth control i didnt take it one month and my period was all messed up but its only cuz your body is used to the hormones from the pill and once those hormon…
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%DETAILS% You should try to go on the birth control pill. It usually helps with getting a period regular and you will only have it once every 4 weeks. I dont know why your doctors refuse to try it unless there is a reason you cant take it.   See a gynocologist and ask to be put on birth co…
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%DETAILS% I'm not an expert and I do have IBS. I have light cases and strong cases and I have cases were it starts and stops. Light cases are when i have a small amount of dairy in me and all it does is growl with some gas or none at all. Strong cases where I have to go to the restroom in 30 min…
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Your vulval tissues are very delicate. If they are treated roughly, the skin may be damaged causing blood to race to the surface to help repair it. Treated with respect you will heal, but avoid too rough play.Damaged skin can leave you open to infection such as Candida which can cause swelling and i…
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In general, periods last anywhere from 3-7 days. If you still have a heavy flow after a week of menstruating, you might want to call your doctor. Anything over 14 days should be discussed with your doctor.
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Answer If you are still a virgin and haven't had a guy come near your vagina, then you aren't pregnant. You may need to see a doctor, there could be other problems. I'v heard of a few people who didn't get their period and had to get a some medication to start it up again. I suggest going to your…
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Either you are late for your period this month or you could be pregnant. Take a pregnancy test or go see a doctor. Pregnancy symptoms and period symptoms can be a lot a like. This happens to me sometimes. Two weeks before I'm supposed to get it, so think I'm going to get it but don't... It's so weir…
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There is probably nothing wrong, but if I were you, I'd go to the doctor anyway. Just to be sure.I don't agree. Any unusual change to your body must be taken seriously. especially when it's down there. See a good gynae. Vulvas are not meant to be swollen or change in colour.
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You know because when you get a blow job, it will pop XD
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I currenly use levoxyl to treat my hypothyroidism but as far as I know it does not cause milk to leak from your breast. On the other hand, pregancy, prolactinomas and/or adenomas of the pituitary gland do cause milk production. You should talk to your endocrinologist about this.
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%DETAILS% Go to the doctor.   Years ago I started my period at the beginning of summer and it wasn't until the end of summer that I finally told my doctor. For several months, I had to get a shot to start the period and another to stop it, so.. I had two shots every month for three months.…
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%DETAILS% Your milk will probably dry up no matter what you do because it hasn't really come in yet. But if you want to make milk, talk to your doctor they might have some help for you.   If you want to continue milk supply the best way would be to pump the milk on a consistent basis....dr…
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I would say no, it's not normal and to get it checked by a doctor. But how can you tell where it's coming from? It may just seem that way. I new kinda that would be your answer,but it definetly is comin from there,i feel the warm flow,like im urinating comin from there and from where the blood is o…
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It is commom, but not normal. There are lots of reasons for that to happen. And a few different ways to stop it, but none that I know of can be done without seeing a doctor. You should talk to your parents or another trusted adult and go see a doctor.  I think there is no real normal when it c…
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%DETAILS% It can be normal for some women and you may get more regulated as you get older. You can talk to a doctor and they may put you on a pill to regulate your periods. You could just always have them every three weeks.   I get my period every three weeks. It is very normal and I am …
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You could just have a heavy period this month. If it doesn't get lighter or stop within a week, call your doctor.If you mean a few spots after your periods are over, then it could be normal depending on how the hormones work in your body, otherwise if it is the same bleeding as your periods then som…
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If you are on birth control you can have spotting for that long. That happens. But either way talk to your doctor.. im only 20 but I had a heavy period every single day for over 11 months and the doctors couldn't figure it out so i had to finally get a d & c. so make sure you talk to a doctor ca…
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It sounds like you have a bladder infection. The best and fastest way to get rid of one is to go to the doctor and get antibiotics. Another way is to http://drinks.answers.com lots and lots of water and cranberry juice and take some bladder infection pills. These are sold at most drug stores. There …
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Wearing a thong can be a contributing factor to developing a yeast infection. This can occur because thongs are significantly tighter and more constricting that regular underwear. Thongs also make it easier for bacteria from the anus to travel to the vagina (in small amounts). Yeast infections can h…
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I would say yes. after sex some pain can be normal. it can come from your boyfriend/ husband thrusting too deeply or if you had "rough" sex. it can also come from the penis hitting the "top" of your vagina. no worries. ANSWER if its not rough sex as above poster says and it is regular (ie happens …
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If you are talking about mucus discharge, and not blood, then YES. Your cervix is always producing mucus, and the amount differs for women, based on health, nutrition, and whether or not they are using an artificial birth control.   without it we would be dry and shriveled. ask any woman goin…
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Very normal. You've nothing to be concerned about.  If you have consistant white discharge, it is not "very normal". However, we all have discharge at some point in our lives, But there is no saying if its "Normal, or Irregular. It actually depends on your body. White discharge could vary from…
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After removing the first one, yes, put another one in. Never put more than one tampon in at a time. But if your flow is that heavy you should talk to a doctor. That isn't normal.   Not normal at all, if you have that much bleeding see your doctor immediately, you could be hemorrhaging.  …
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%DETAILS% Answer If you skip the last week (sugar pills) and go straight to a new pack of pills you should skip your period. I did this once on vacation and haven't had any problems since!
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you should see a doctor to be on the safe side. wow your a genius what if you cant get to the doctor when my doctor is in Marion VA and i am in chilhowie VA and i do not have a car an d neither does my mom and we do not have no money to afford the transit bus or a cab so beat that
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Areola is the area and skin surrounding a woman's nipple. It varies from woman to woman, and can be large or smaller in diameter. The color can be anything from pink (in Caucasian women) or darker (other cultural backgrounds). It can also have small mounds which are oil cavities to aid the nipple in…
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I read recently in Yahoo health that these symptoms can be associated with ovarian cancer, which was previously thought to be symptomless. Especially the frequent urination during periods was pointed out as frequent in women who suffer from this disease. check out Yahoo health or read up on ovarian…
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%DETAILS% This may sound a bit too simple, nevertheless... Many women are allergic to certain types of underwear material and colors (or rather the dye that is used for color). The best type of underwear is plain white cotton, My apology to Victoria Secret, but facts are facts. There is also the …
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Brown vaginal discharge is most often associated with old endometrial tissues. If your period is late you might get a brown, rather than red, discharge. It could also mean that for whatever reason during your last menses the entire uterine lining failed to make a timely exit. Brown Discharge may hap…
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%DETAILS% Answer your body is still adjusting to the hormones that are from the Depo shot. It takes 3 months minimum for all the hormones to leave your body just as it is when you are still on Depo and have to have another shot every three months. Give it another 2 - 6 months to go back to norm…
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%REPLIES% Answer Of course. Why wouldn't it be? Answer If you've tried the cream and you have a rash, stop using the cream- you're allergic to it... just try something else. Also, remember creams are for external use only... as long as you're keeping it away from the inside of your body…
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Any medication could affect your body in that way. Are you on birth control? If so, it could be that. Birth control can sometimes make your period be late or not come at all. If your concerned at all with the slightest possibility that you could be pregnant then take a home test or see your doctor a…
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Brown vaginal discharge can also be a symptom of some serious medical conditions. Answer You have some spotting when you ovulate and before and after your period. This is pretty normal. This pinkish/brownish color is blood and there is so little that it just tints your discharge. Spotting is very …
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If you are on the pill, you can skip it.  Depo If you take the shop depo provera (not sure on spelling) you will not have a period while on that form of birth control. You would have to take a shot 4 times a year. There is also a drug called Norethisterone (not contraceptive) that you take t…
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hello,i would like to tell you that a clear discharge is not bad.i have it a few days before i start my periode,once at a checkup a doctor told me that's normal for the body to change over the years and a discharge that is clear no oder is harmless.but if you still worry go see your doctor and hear …
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%DETAILS% Answer If you are on the pill, you should call your doctor about it. You may need to get on a different kind. If you missed or were late taking the pill, that could be why also. If it just happened this month and you aren't on the pill it's probably just a weird thing. If it h…
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i experience something like this but i also have irregular periods.. the mucus i have is like lotion with small pieces inside.. anyone knows what it might be? Answer Sounds like you had "lots" of sex indeed. Your vagina might just be freaked out from all the activity and it's highly irrita…
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I think if you rub cocoa butter creme on them or use and otc creme like Mederma that will help reduce the visiblity of your stretchmarks Use cocoa butter, or vitamin E, or just wear them with pride and love since bringing a child into the world is what put them there.
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%REPLIES% Answer yes it is called diflucan. Answer On different occassions, I've gotten pills from my doctor for yeast infections, and I've used the cream-kit thing. If you get them a lot, I was told not to over-do either one, or your body can become immune to the drugs. My favorite is …
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You can't possibly know if you have passed an egg or not ("ovulation"), or even how many - it is microscopic. It is possible to view ovulation with ultrasound images, but this is costly and impractical. The real question here is, why do you think something different happened during this particular c…
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yesYou can. However, it's not recommended to take super colon cleanse or other bulk-forming fiber laxatives with any vitamins or medications, because bulk-forming laxatives absorb and hold water.What can happen is that whenever you take medicine or vitamins, the pill must dissolve before it can be a…
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Give it a few days to go away. Next time try different positions with your body and your mouth so you don't get so tired. You can also try heat packs and some ibuprofen or asprin, if it's that bad. Cold packs might work too, but I think heat would be better.
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Answer It sounds normal to me. Probably just a break in the flow for some reason. If you were in water or something like that.
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Celulite (fat).  Sounds like you might have a rash, such as a heat rash or towel rash or even worse,maybe some STD. I suggest you go see your gyno. to be safe.if they are small red bumps they could be a reaction to a certain type of underwear that u may be allergic to. ive had them once or twi…
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%DETAILS% Answer It sounds like it could be a yeast infection. If you have never had one, you should go to the doctor to be sure that it what you have. If you have had them before and know you have a yeast infection, use a 3 or 5 day vaginal yeast infection medication.
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While vaginal discharge varies by woman, discharge with a foul odor is generally an indication of an infection or STD. The most common cause for discharge with a bad smell is Bacterial Vaginosis, which is an infection that can be treated with antibiotics. It is important to make an appointment with …
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Depending on your age it can be, but irregularities in the menstrual cycle should always be reported to your OBGYN. If the problem persists, discuss it with him/her. Always remember to keep track of when your menstrual cycles start and end for medical references.
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%DETAILS% Answer It could be nothing, but that happens to a lot of women when the are pregnant. Take a home test or go see a doctor to find out for sure.
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%REPLIES% Answer hello i sugest you go see your doctor,but sometimes it happens to me and turns out to be blood chunks ,its best to see your doctor let him check you out and then you can rest asured Answer I DO THAT EVERY TIME I HAVE A CYCLE AND I WAS TOLD IT WAS TISSUE BEING DISCHARED FRO…
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%DETAILS% Do you have kids? Because one of my friends has there period every 2 weeks somtimes and then sometimes she has it for 2 whole months straight. This is a serious condition and you should go see a gynocologist as soon as possible. But the reason i asked if you had any kids was because th…
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%DETAILS% Answer It sounds like a bladder infection. But if you've seen a doctor, they probably tested for that. I would get a referal to a urinary tract specialist to have it checked out further. Answer uti or std
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%DETAILS% Answer I dont know. But I'm 18 & i have a 6 month old baby. which means i got pregnant an 17 also. I do live with my parents & boyfriend what i did was get homestudies so that i would b able 2 take care of my baby. Now i graduated & I am going on 2 college. i think u should get homes…
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