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I ended my period on Tuesday and was just spotting on Wednesday as a sign that my period was going to end. Today is Friday, and I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend. He didn't cum inside me and ...

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I wanted to share my experience with Plan B in hopes it will calm some fears of others who were in my position. I had protected sex, with a condom, when it slipped off while being withdrawn. ...

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I wanted to share my experience with Plan B in hopes it will calm some fears of others who were in my position. I had protected sex, with a condom, when it slipped off while being withdrawn. ...

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My last period was June 9. On June 21 me and my boyfriend were messing around. We were grinding without close on but there was no penetration or ejaculation. I then put my underwear back on and ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Could I possibly be pregnant from just naked genital rubbing but no ejaculation?

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Hello everyone! A dear friend of mine called me tonight to ask me for some advice on how to fix her clogged-up ear. It seems she is getting over a bad cold and was doing some heavy-duty nose ...

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Questions abound regarding dry humping, dry sex and dry intercourse. It is most often a question asked by girls and women, wanting to know if they can be pregnant when engaging in "dry sex". ...

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Hi! I previously asked another question, but I want to send this one too, to get both answers as soon as posible. In my previous question, at the end, I was talking about considering taking an EC ...

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Hi again! Today (feb 20) I did not have sex with my boyfriend, however a few things happened and we were not using a condom or any other type of protection. First we did anal, and I know that ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on worriedworriedworried's post Is there any real chance of pregnancy?

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Hello, I am Manu. I am 25 yrs old and married.Me and my husband had a protected sex a week ago.My due date was 12th of feb 2017 but I did not get a period till now .I am scared of pregnancy and I ...

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Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of postpartum depression (PPD) in first-time ...

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Many people claim that they have sensitive skin when itchy skin after using a product or after exposure to the sun. Yet most often the culprits of skin blemishes and pimples are using ...

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Hello. Three days after my period ended, I had sex with my boyfriend. I wasn't ovulating. We used a condom, but it broke. We went and got the plan B pill right away, and I had taken the first ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Plan B side effect or pregnancy?

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My boyfriend and I were making out with our clothes off. He had some athletic underwear on but I had no underwear on. He was wet and rubbed his penis on my vagina but there was no penetration. Am ...

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I had my period on Jan 2 and on Jan 12 me n my boyfriend were messing around...we didnt have total intercourse...but he was rubbing his penis on my vagina n he tried entering a little but not ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post I don't know if I'm pregnant or not

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I missed the first 3 pills of week 1 of my BC and we had unprotected sex on the last day of my last pack and on day 2 of when i should've already started my new pack. is there a chance I may get ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post if I missed 3 BC pills, can I get pregnant?

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Over the past century, the Western World – and the United States, in particular – has become obsessed with pharmaceuticals. While many of the developments in recent years have proven to be ...

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Yoga has become increasingly popular over the last few decades, but while many simply view it as a gentle form of exercise that will keep them limber and strong without feeling overtaxed, others ...

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Skin is the largest human organ and, it naturally follows, the most sensitive part of our body. As such, it is almost invariably the most badly affected by radiation therapy. As the body’s first ...

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Hi! I am 35 and 17 months ago I had my first child via c-section. (At 33) I have always had insanely regular periods and even after I started periods again after her they went back to every 28th ...

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Hi, I'm using YAZ pills, I ran out of pills immediately after my periods and missed three days. On the fourth day I took two pills and 2 more pills on the fifth day. Now 6 days later I had ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Kenshin's post Could I be pregnant?

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Hi! I previously asked another question, but I want to send this one too, to get both answers as soon as posible. In my previous question, at the end, I was talking about considering taking an EC ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on worriedworriedworried's post Should I take the EC?

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Hi again! Today (feb 20) I did not have sex with my boyfriend, however a few things happened and we were not using a condom or any other type of protection. First we did anal, and I know that ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on worriedworriedworried's post Is there any real chance of pregnancy?

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Many people do not realize, and often underestimate, the importance of good health. Health, as they say, is wealth. Good health is necessary to carry out daily tasks. When discussing healthy, many ...

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I had sex three months ago, and I have had two periiods since. I have a period two weeks after I lost my virginity, and then another one a month later, that one was exceptionally heavy. But this ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post can i still be pregnant even if ive had two periods.

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I had sex three months ago, and I have had two periiods since. I have a period two weeks after I lost my virginity, and then another one a month later, that one was exceptionally heavy. But this ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post can i still be pregnant even if ive had two periods.

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Me and my boyfriend were fooling atound and he didn't rub his penis on my vagina or anything, but it was around there for a short period of time(I think). For a couple seconds at the most. Because ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on babydoll_714's post Could I be pregnant if his penis touched my vaginal area for like a second?

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hi, i'm very confused and dont know if im pregnant or not. my first day of my last period was on june 1. i and my boyfriend had our last sex on the 17 of june.on the 22nd of june i had a brown ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on popap's post 15 days late for my period am i pregnant?

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I am a first day starter and missed the first pill of my pack (started a day late) I take Yaz. according to the pill pack, it says missing only one in the first week requires no back up ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Can you get pregnant from missing pills after unprotected sex?

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If sperm is on your hands will it die pretty quickly or does it take a long time?

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If sperm is on your hands will it die pretty quickly or does it take a long time?

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My last period was June 9. On June 21 me and my boyfriend were messing around. We were grinding without close on but there was no penetration or ejaculation. I then put my underwear back on and ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Could I possibly be pregnant from just naked genital rubbing but no ejaculation?

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Hi, I just need to know that what should be the beta hcg levels in the bosy after having normal periods? Should it be zero or it can be anywhere less then 2 or 5? Thanks

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Dr. Marty Klein, a well-known marriage counselor and sex therapist is tackling your toughest sex questions. Submit your question here (anonymously if you prefer) and he could respond to you on ...

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Dr. Marty Klein, a well-known marriage counselor and sex therapist is tackling your toughest sex questions. Submit your question here (anonymously if you prefer) and he could respond to you on ...

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We had sex 2 - 3 weeks after her last menstruation and she had them irregularly. She took Nordette as ECP 18 hours after. 6 days after the dose, she bled heavily lasting for 3 days. She also had ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Brandon's post Does 3 days of withdrawal bleeding/menstruation mean she's not pregnant?

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We are glad you found EmpowHER! A common question has been asked: Am I pregnant if I make out with a boy, while wearing clothes? Can I be pregnant without penetration (intercourse)? There is ...

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I took plan b after unprotected sex with my husband 2 1/2 weeks ago, exaclty on my most fertile day (didnt realize that until later). Had possibly breakthrough bleeding one week after that, one ...

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I am 21 and this morning my nose started bleeding. I bled for over 20 minutes, heavily, and the blood was bright red. About 15 mins into the nosebleed, i felt like something was stuck at the back ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Is blood clots during a nosebleed normal?

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I am 21 and this morning my nose started bleeding. I bled for over 20 minutes, heavily, and the blood was bright red. About 15 mins into the nosebleed, i felt like something was stuck at the back ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Is blood clots during a nosebleed normal?

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I took plan b after unprotected sex with my husband 2 1/2 weeks ago, exaclty on my most fertile day (didnt realize that until later). Had possibly breakthrough bleeding one week after that, one ...

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I am 18 and had sex for the first time a couple of weeks ago two nights in a row. We used a condom both times and checked for breaks, even going as far as pouring water into the used condom to be ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post Condom used without breakage, but period is late. Should I worry?

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We are glad you found EmpowHER! A common question has been asked: Am I pregnant if I make out with a boy, while wearing clothes? Can I be pregnant without penetration (intercourse)? There is ...

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Hi, I just need to know that what should be the beta hcg levels in the bosy after having normal periods? Should it be zero or it can be anywhere less then 2 or 5? Thanks

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post HCG Levels

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Hi, I just need to know that what should be the beta hcg levels in the bosy after having normal periods? Should it be zero or it can be anywhere less then 2 or 5? Thanks

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post HCG Levels

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Hi, I just need to know that what should be the beta hcg levels in the bosy after having normal periods? Should it be zero or it can be anywhere less then 2 or 5? Thanks

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Me and my boyfriend were fooling atound and he didn't rub his penis on my vagina or anything, but it was around there for a short period of time(I think). For a couple seconds at the most. Because ...

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on babydoll_714's post Could I be pregnant if his penis touched my vaginal area for like a second?

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Hi I have. Pcos had my ultrasound last December that I have few cyst in my ovaries then I got my period Dec 28-30 had unprotected sex Dec 30, I always ended up with a 3days period only. And until ...

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She was on her periods... Do sperm die if it meets blood coming out during period

Maryann Gromisch RN commented on Anonymous' post I ejaculated upon anus will that flow till vagina and make her pregnant