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My female friend is in her early 40s (42) and has been

Hello - My female friend is in her early 40s (42) and has been taking birth control for about 3 months. She noted that she felt like she was ovulating the last time we were intimate. I believe this might have been ovulating because she had missed an occasional dose of the pill but am not positive. (She's very in tune with her body because of previous fertility issues). If the pill did not stop ovulation (it was NOT a mini pill) could it still be effective? Also we (well I) used the withdrawal method . I am just trying to determine with all the factors - her age, taking the pill (yet still ovulating when intimate), withdrawal method, if there is any chance she could get pregnant.

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I had very loose stool (pretty much diarrhea) a little less

I had very loose stool (pretty much diarrhea) a little less than 2 hours after taking my birth control pill at 6AM. I had unprotected sex yesterday. Should I take another pill or should I be fine?JA: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this? In general, how would you describe your overall health?Customer: Yes this is my first time. I consider myself to be in good health overallJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No

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I'm looking at taking adrenal stress end. It has vitamin c,

Hello,I'm looking at taking adrenal stress end. It has vitamin c, B6, pantotgenic acid, adrenal polypeptide fractions, betaine, L-Tyrosine, licorice root extract standardized to 5% glycyrrgizic acid (10g), and adrenal cortex. I'm concerned that any part of this may interact with my birth control making it less affective. Your thoughts?

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Dr Basu

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Is it normal to have cramps everyday? Two months ago. All

Is it normal to have cramps everyday?JA: When was your last pap smear? Have you ever had an irregular pap?Customer: Two months ago. All normal. And no.JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I'm on birth control

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I was about 6 weeks pregnant and had miscarriage a little

I was about 6 weeks pregnant and had miscarriage a little over a month ago. Once the bleeding started I passed everything fairly quickly (within about 5 days). About two days after the bleeding stopped I had unprotected sex with my fiancé and he ejaculated in me (he thought I was not in danger of getting pregnant again yet). This was not my first time pregnant; I have had several miscarriages (I currently in the process of having testing done to find out why). My question is, is it possible to get pregnant less than a week after a miscarriage? I really really do NOT want to be pregnant again right now. My pregnancies have been extremely difficult and pretty painful, always ending in miscarriage. Also, about a week ago I had an hcg level check done to be sure that I was testing negative. The level was 0.6. That was approximately 1 month after my fiancé ejaculated in me. So if this had caused a pregnancy I would be about a month along. That would cause a higher hcg that 0.6 wouldn't it? dèJA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?Customer: I'm not really having pain...JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No

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Ok, i was on azurette birth control for years, on the 8th of

Ok, i was on azurette birth control for years, on the 8th of this month I switched to Viorelle . I had unplanned unprotected sex this Friday the 19th. Am i protected against pregnancy i have not missed any pillsJA: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?Customer: YesJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: No

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I'm having really periods, usually about every other month.

I'm having really long periods, usually about every other month. And this month, its kinda watery at times and theres clotting. But I haven't ever had a period that didn't have clotting. Also, I've been diagnosed with PCOS so I'm just wondering is this just another thing attributed to PCOSJA: Have you been keeping a personal medical record?Customer: yesJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: I was on birth control maybe a couple year ago. I went off of it, and didn't have a period for like a year. I would get the symptoms of a period, but never the actual period. My periods have always been irregular. It used to be that I wouldn't get them that often. Now Its like I'm always on my period

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I was wondering if there is anything besides birth control

hi,I was wondering if there is anything besides birth control to take to help with heavy bleeding during that time of the month and something doesn't mess with hormones so much? I have pretty heavy periods and I get so weak and don't feel good a week before and a few days afterwards. It just messes me up so much so was wondering if there is anything else besides birth control to try. My gyn told me about the ring but I am nervous to try that since it can cause blood clots. Thankss.

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Dr Basu

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Second opinion] I was on birth control for about 5 years and

Second opinion] I was on birth control for about 5 years and I stopped taking it in September 2016 so about 8 months ago. I have been getting a period every month since I stopped talking the pill and it has mostly been on the schedule of bleeding I had while on the pill. This month on the day I should have gotten my period I had some brownish blood when I wiped so I thought my period was starting, however, it only lasted about an hour and then period never started. My Husband and I have unprotected sex every time we get intimate. It has been 12 days since I was supposed to start and I have take 3 pregnancy tests all negative. Is there still a chance I am pregnant, does this have something to do with stopping the pill, or is it something else entirely.

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