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19 questions answered
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Nabothian cysts
Mdm Li40sFemale
Are Nabothian cysts common among women? Will it go away by itself?
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Nabothian cysts are harmless and they are commonly found in women. Nabothian cysts will not go away by themselves. They will stay there unless you rupture it. However, it does not cause any harm.

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12 Oct 2022
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Dosage of dienogest
Cheryl30sFemale
Can I take half tablet of dienogest instead of 1 tablet?
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The standard recommendation is 2 mg. I do not see any studies on the dosage of half a dose. For it to be effective, you need to take 2 mg every day without any interruption. Otherwise, you may experience breakthrough bleeding. If you stop taking the medication...

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11 Oct 2022
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PRE ECLAMPSIA
Yessi30sFemale
Dear Doctors.. i was having severe pre eclampsia on my first pregnancy with BP 220/100 and +2 Protein Uria on my 37w Gestational Age.. I had C-Section and than...
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You have a high risk of pre-eclampsia. PCOS and IVF are two of the risk factors. You have to watch out for pre-eclampsia. Your doctor might prescribe prevention tablets - aspirin for you. You have to check your blood pressure regularly, especially after 20 wee...

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06 Oct 2022
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Can I have my own child with a retroverted uterus?
Elle30sFemale
Doctor, my husband and I have been TTC for 1 year. I just want to check if a retroverted uterus will affect my fertility because I have a retroverted uterus. Wh...
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The answer is No. The reason being so is because in the past we thought that a retroverted uterus is associated with endometriosis. Yes of course, in some instances endometriosis of the uterus ligament causes that causes the uterus to fall back. But we now kn...

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05 Oct 2022
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Will vaping affect fertility?
Edison30sMale
Does smoking include vape as well? Will it impact on fertility negatively like smoking?
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Vape is bad. You have to stop it.

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27 Sep 2022
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What are the treatments available for fibroids?
Bonnie Law30sFemale
3 years ago, I had a surgery to remove 4 fibroids from my uterus. And recently my doctor found 3 fibroids in my uterus during my ultrasound examination. Is ther...
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This depends on the position of the fibroid. There are injections which could help suppress the growth of the fibroids. However, you should see a fertility specialist to find the most suitable treatment for you.

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09 Aug 2022
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Will my job affect my pregnancy plan?
Rachel30sFemale
Doctor, I am 36 years old and I am a hairstylist. My husband and I have been trying to conceive naturally for 2 years now, but still nothing. I would like to as...
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As long as you put on your gloves and mask, your job will not affect your fertility. You are at the age of 36. I would suggest you do not waste your time anymore. You should see a fertility specialist, and get a proper fertility consultation and fertility asse...

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09 Aug 2022
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I have bleeding during intercouse
Helen30sFemale
Why do I always bleed while during intercourse? But it's not because of dryness or lack of foreplay.
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I would suggest you to see a gynaecologist and do an ultrasound scan to see if there are any abnormalities in your uterine cavity or polyps, and rule out the sources of your problem.

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03 Aug 2022
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Will retroverted uterus affect my fertility?
Suzie20sFemale
Hi, Doctor. I was diagnosed with a retroverted uterus in 2020. My husband and I have been TTC for 1 year now, but still nothing. Will a retroverted uterus affec...
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Retroverted uterus is not an issue at all. In fact, 1 in 5 women will probably be born with a retroverted uterus. Retroverted uterus will not affect your fertility. However, if a retroverted uterus is caused by a health issue, for example, infections, sexually...

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26 Jul 2022
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Hormonal imbalances
Yi Ling Law30sFemale
I'm age 38. I have hormonal imbalances. My follicles are not growing. My doctor advices me taking birth control pills to speed on the cycle faster and also for ...
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I think your doctor is giving you good advice. When you have hormonal imbalances, when you start your IVF cycle at the wrong time because we always start on the first day, it may not be very optimal good results in the egg retrieval or even the quantity or qua...

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25 Jul 2022
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