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CAN YOU GET YOUR PERIOD WHILE PREGNANT?

So let me start by answering the question in the title: menstruation and pregnancy are two completely incompatible events. Those who are pregnant do not menstruate, and those who are menstruating cannot be pregnant. There are no exceptions.However, it is important to emphasize that when we say that pregnant women cannot get their period, we are…

AM I PREGNANT OR IS MY PERIOD COMING?

The early signs and symptoms of pregnancy may be very unspecific, closely resembling premenstrual symptoms. For some women, it can be hard to tell the two situations apart. Early pregnancy signs can be so misleading that it is even possible that, in the first days of pregnancy, the woman presents a mild vaginal bleeding caused by the implantation…

Can antibiotics make birth control pills less effective?

For a long time antibiotics were considered the great villains of women who took the contraceptive pill. The lack of scientific studies developed exclusively to investigate the interaction between antibiotics and the hormonal birth control methods, coupled with occasional reports of oral contraceptive failure following the use of certain…

TRICHOMONIASIS – Symptoms, Transmission And Treatment

Contents In this article we will address the following points about trichomoniasis:Transmission. Signs and symptoms. Diagnosis. Treatment. Prevention.Introdution Trichomoniasis (“trich”) is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the protozoan Trichomonas vaginalis. It is the most common non-viral sexually transmitted…

TYPES OF VAGINAL DISCHARGE: Brown, Yellow, White…

In healthy women, vaginal discharge is made up of fluids released by glands in the uterus, cervix, and vagina. It carries dead cells and bacteria out of the body, and helps keep the vagina clean. However, not all types of vaginal discharge are normal. Some of them are a sign of diseases, especially gynecological infections.In this text, we will…

CHLAMYDIA – Symptoms, Transmission and Treatment

Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the world. Most patients infected with this bacteria are asymptomatic, but when symptoms occur, the clinical manifestations are very similar to those of gonorrhea, being impossible to distinguish both infections solely by their symptoms.Chlamydial infections in women…

WHAT IS BETA hCG – The Pregnancy Test

The acronym hCG or Beta hCG ​​refers to human chorionic gonadotrophin hormone. Its blood concentration is widely used as a pregnancy test since it is a method with high accuracy.When taken at the right time and interpreted correctly, it has a very high success rate. BhCG can be obtained through blood or urine tests.In this article, we…

WHY IS MY PERIOD LATE? 15 Possible Reasons

A delayed or missed period is usually the first sign of pregnancy, however, dozens of other causes may explain why your period did not come on the expected day.In general, a few days of menstrual delay can occur even in women with a regular menstrual cycle, without this having any clinical relevance.In non-pregnant women, even when…

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