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Birth control

Hey guys, my 13 year old daughter has very bad periods. She misses school because she gets so sick the first couple days, and she bleeds very heavy. She either wears two pads back to back or the always discreet overnight underwear pad things. She vomits, has headaches, cramps, the whole nine. Was even in the hospita...

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Obgyn?!?

Heyy!!! I just moved down here last week! I'm currently 18 weeks pregnant and trying to find a new obgyn!! I have tricare under both my dad and husband!! I've tried calling the naval hospital but evrytime I'm left on hold for over an hour!! Any good recommendations?!?!

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PCOS & very close to giving up🥺💔

So I have PCOs, I have abnormal bleeding. I have been bleeding every single day since 2018 ( I was 16 at the time and mother refused to take me to the dr bc she said it’s my fault bc she created me healthy with no issues). As sooon as I turned 18, I took myself to the dr, I paid out of pocket bc I didn’t want my mom...

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Help 😅

Does anyone know a good way to clean pee out of the foam pieces for these? Someone had a little accident today

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1st progesterone oil shot - does it get better?

Hey ladies. So I had my first progesterone shot today and my butt is soooo sore and feels worse as the day goes on. Is this normal? Or did I do it wrong? What has everyone else’s experience been?

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Recommendations on OBGYN

Hello 👋 I have NJ family care and was wondering if anyone can recommend a good OBGYN. I am 7 weeks pregnant and need some help finding someone. Thank you so much!

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Letrozole

Starting letrozole today. Nervous but excited?!

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Letrozole?

I started it today, would love to hear your experiences!

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Lexapro or Zoloft

I went off Lexapro last year to try and get pregnant without meds. Got pregnant right away but then suffered miscarriage in June. Anxiety came back FULL swing in October and I’ve been anxious since. Want to try to get pregnant again but think I need to go back on meds unfortunately. Is Lexapro or Zoloft better? And ...

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norethisterone

Hi all, Has anyone taken norethisterone to delay a period? Since having both of my children I am unable to take a hormonal contraception so just use a condom and track periods on Flo but we are going abroad and I will come on my period on holiday so keen to try it. Does it work? Thank you

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No period after birth control??

I stopped taking birth control in January, we don’t want to start trying for baby #3 until later this year but I got to the point of hating being on the pill and having to remember to take it everyday. I’m currently a week late on my first cycle being off of the pill and I know it can be normal, at what point to I c...

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Check up

Would an OB be able to swab for vaginal infections or do I have to make an appointment with gyno?

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Non-hormonal Contraception Options??

I really don’t want to go on any form of hormone again as they affect my mood/ emotions. Aside from condoms what else is everyone using as a form of contraception?

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So my LO is still peeing but isn’t peeing as much

Why is that? She is constantly on the boob

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Medicine

Currently 27 weeks pregnant. I have low PAPPA levels and last week I found out I am having a high blood pressure. I am taking aspirin already but been prescribed labetatol from high blood pressure. Does anyone know if it’s safe take it together? My midwife and doctor said it is safe take it together but honestly ...

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Anyone else on Hormonal Pessaries?

I’ve been given hormonal pessaries as I have a very short cervix. Was on 200mg once a night. They have upped it to 400mg twice a day now to support.

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