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I am a 31 yr old woman. I have 1 child only.been pregnant 1

I am a 31 yr old woman. I have 1 child only.been pregnant 1 time. Last year, i had my first abnormal pap smear. The primary care doctor said it was HPV positive and told me not to worry about it and to come back in 6 months to see if the infection clears on its own. I asked for an ob gyn. The ob gyn did a colposcopy and the results were normal. I had a follow up pap smear in January. That pap smear was normal as well. All during this my periods were normal and coming on every month like usual until the month of April came. For some reason i didnt get a period. I got my period in may but it only lasted 3 days and i started to get a lot of brownish stringy uscharge after wards for atleast three weeks. I got my period for june but it was extremely heavy (like i was using atleast 6 or 7 super plus absorbency tampons a day) the period wasnt painful but it bothered me because of the "freshness" of the blood and how bright it was and the amount. I visited the ob gyn again. He looked at my cervix and said the cervix looked ok to him. He prescribed me some birth control pills call norinyl and told me to take 3 pills for three days, 2 pills for 3 days and 1 pill everyday thereafter. It stopped the bleeding but once i got to the 1 pill a day regime, i got a little bit of brown discharge again but it went away. I had sex last week, and since that encounter, i started to get more of the brown discharge but it is more drier and has a little blood in it. I am still taking the birth control pills as prescribed and i am supposed to have an ultrasound next week. I was scared that this could be cancer or uterine fibroids or something but the doctor doesnt think its that. The doctor did all the blood tests, i am not pregnant nor do i have any stds. What could be going on with this brown discharge thing? And could the fact that it went away and came back after sex mean that i maybe having implantation bleeding?

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I had a girl i slept with on march 30th and now she is

I had a girl i slept with on march 30th and now she is pregnant. She also slept with a few other people after me. She had an ultrasound on june 7th,2016 and the baby CRL measured to be 2.03cm, how far along is she and how accurate is the measurementas it relates to gestational age?Is the ultrasound more accurate than the last missed period because there are more guys involved than one? what is the margin of error here in days? If she conceived by me march 30th that would put her at gestational age at 11.6 weeks on june 7th during her first ultrasound, instead she got a CRL measurement of 2.03cm and was told she was 8 weeks 5 days along. Can there be that much error in the ultrasound if sperm lives 5 days that i could be the father? she did take plan b the day after and she admitted sleeping with two guys after me unprotected.SO MY SPERM DIED APRIL 4TH, SAY SHE CONCEIVED APRIL 19TH, BECAUSE THE FIRST DAY OF HER LAST PERIOD WAS APRIL 5TH. THUS, THIS MEANS WITH THE PLUS MINUS OF 7 DAYS of errror ON THE ULTRASOUND THIS WOULD DATE THE CONCEPTION WINDOW TO APRIL 12TH TO APRIL 26TH, MY SPERM DIED ON APRIL 4-5TH. is THERE STILL any POSSIBILITY the child is mine?can the ultrasound at 8 weeks be off by two weeks or would there be a clear distinction on CRL. LASTLY, THERE WOULD BE A CLEAR DISTINCTION BETWEEN WEEK 8.5 AND WEEK 11 ON ULTRASOUND correct?Do all babies grow at the same rate in the first trimester and if there is a three week gestational age differenceCan you help me through this?assuming the sperm lives 5 days mine died on april 4th.

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Is there a specific diet that can shrink large fibroid

Is there a specific diet that can shrink large fibroid tumors of the uterus? I guess I am asking, what foods should be avoided and what to include in the diet to shrink the tumors?

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Dr.Phil. I'm a female, 41 yrs old. A few weeks ago, I had

Hi Dr.Phil. I'm a female, 41 yrs old. A few weeks ago, I had a bad cold and because I was very sick, my period was delayed by 2 weeks and it was a very heavy period. The ovulation for the next cycle was very painful and had 1/2 pea size lump in my right armpit. My right breast was also very painful. I had pain from the right breast to the right armpit. The pain in the right breast went away when I got my period, which was on time (28 days), but the little lump in the right armpit has changed shape and feels like it's oval shaped. The lump is still a little painful and I can also feel 2 hard lines that come from the lump towards the right arm. Those lines are painful when I raise my arm, but if I keep my arm raised, the pain seems to slowly go away and the lines don't feel as hard to the touch either. The pain goes away if I massage the armpit and breast and surrounding area or do a physical activity.Thank you.

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My question is concerning vaginal birth after a myomectomy.

Hi,My question is concerning vaginal birth after a myomectomy. I had a myomectomy in April 2013. I got pregnant in July 2015 through IVF. I am now 37 weeks pregnant. All the doctors I've seen tell me that I will have to have a c-section. But I'm not too eager to have major surgery again. So I wanted to know if a vaginal birth is at all possible and what are the chances of my uterus rupturing? The last Doctor I saw also said that the c-section was supposed to be scheduled since last week and that I should schedule one asap. So I also wanted to know what would happen if I don't schedule one and wait until I go into labor or my water breaks?Thanks in advance for your answer.

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It's me Radhika I have symptoms going on from almost 2

Hello dr. Josh it's me Radhika I have symptoms going on from almost 2 years and I still don't get good treatment so I have a severe abdominal pain and episode of heavy bleeding from both vaginal and rectal also I have painful when we do intercouse with my partner and it's really burning when I have intercourse

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I have severe abdominal pain and episode heavy bleeding from

I have severe abdominal pain and episode heavy bleeding from vaginal and rectal and when I have intercourse with my partner it's worsen pain and burning also when pie it's really painful and burn so

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I started continuous birth control January 8 and had no

I started continuous birth control January 8 and had no bleeding for about a week, then 2 weeks of bleeding, one week of no bleeding, and now i've been bleeding for a week again. is this supposed to be happening?

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I'm 50 this year. I had started menupause when I was 39

I'm 50 this year. I had started menupause when I was 39 with hot flashes and all. Then since 2013 I stopped having period altogether for more than 2 years. In the past year, I started having "spotting." After my mom urged me to get checked up, the Intravaginal ultrasound shows I have about 8 3cm uterine fibroids. Also an IUD put in like 15 years ago was pushed in and was not detected by Planned Parenthood's gynocologist when I went there in 2014 to remove the IUD. She told me the IUD had fallen out by itself. Now the ultrasound says otherwise, that it's still there. Since I get Medi-Cal and it's HMO so my family doctor had ordered the test. I urged him to referred me to a gynocologist but he insisted I should do nothing and it's not necessary to see a gynocologist because "women in menopause" naturally shrink the fibroids over time because of hormonal change. However, I often feel the discomfort of pressure on my bladder and the feeling of bloatedness, and sex is painful. The family doctor said unless it's causing great pain, I should not see a gyno because they will just recommend a hysterectomy and it's too invasive in his opinion. Should I be worried about it and see a gyno? Is it unessacery to have a hysterectomy since I'm not in unbearable pain or heavy bleeding, only spotting here and there?

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