Have a Question?
Ask a Doctor Online for Free

ASK NOW

What are the symptoms of a UTI?

How would I know if I had a UTI? Lately it has been painful when I pee. Can it be caused by STDs? How are UTIs treated?

Birth control for acne?

I heard that birth control can actually help my acne. I've been on birth control before to regulate my period, and took myself off of them because of the side effects. But now...

Can my birth control be making me constipated?

I'm currently on Lo Loestrin Fe. I started it a couple of months ago, and it's been going well. But I noticed that I've been feeling bloated and constipated, a little bit too...

What foods should I avoid with endometriosis?

I was diagnosed with endometriosis recently and I'm trying to manage it in the best way I can. Right now, I am taking hormones, but I also want to manage it with some lifestyle...

How would I know if I'm allergic to spermicide?

My boyfriend and I just started to use condoms that have spermicide on them. I've never had issues with condoms before, but with these, I've been experiencing itchiness and irritation...

Hot flashes after menopause. Normal?

My mother is 70-years-old, and went through menopause when she was 55 years old. However, even though she's in seventies, she's still experiencing hot flashes. Is this normal?...

How effective is the diaphragm as birth control?

I'm considering having the diaphragm as birth control, as one of my friends use it and it's actually worked for her so far. Do you recommend it? I personally would rather this...

Should I consider massage therapy?

I have really bad pain in my lower back and I'm in my third trimester of pregnancy (Yes, I'm almost there!). Should I try massage therapy to relieve the pain? Is it a safe option?...

Is acupuncture safe during the first trimester?

I'm currently in my first trimester of pregnancy and I want to try acupuncture to help my body prepare for pregnancy. But is the first trimester too early to get acupuncture?...

Can birth control cause my urine to smell?

My urine has never really smelled before I started taking birth control, unless I had a UTI. Now it smells a little fishy. I'm pretty sure it's not a UTI, because I'm not feeling...

Why does my doctor want to remove my IUD during my period?

I'm getting my IUD removed early because I want to have kids soon. My OB-GYN, however, wants to remove my IUD during my period because it's a little easier. Why is this an easier...

Ways to relieve very painful menstrual cramps?

I typically try to soothe my cramps with a heating pad and Advil, but nothing's been working. Sometimes, I can barely even get up because they're so bad. Are there other ways...

Do antibiotics decrease the effectiveness of birth control?

I'm on birth control, but I was on antibiotics for an upper respiratory infection about a month ago. Now it's time for my period, but I'm a couple of days late and I'm really...

Do antidepressants complicate breastfeeding?

I've had depression before I was pregnant, but now that I delivered the baby, I find that I'm even more depressed than before. I was so excited to be a mother and I love my daughter...

Vision changes in pregnancy. Is this normal?

I'm six months pregnant, and I'm starting to realize that I'm unable to see as far as I used to see. I've never needed glasses, since I always had 20/20 vision. Could this be...

How old should I start taking my daughter to the OB-GYN?

I have a daughter who's 16-years-old. She's never had any irregularities with her period, and isn't asking about birth control. But I feel like I should start taking her to the...

When is an epidural used?

I'm going to have my baby naturally, and I want to avoid an epidural at all costs. Mainly because of all the side effect that I've been reading about. However, if I do decide...

Is it possible for stress to delay my period?

I've been crazy stressed lately because of the holidays, and I just realized that this month my period was not only late, but also short (like 3-4 days when it usually lasts the...

Does an OB-GYN also carry out tests to detect cancer in women?

There is a lot I have heard about OB-GYN's looking into/looking for cases of cervical and breast cancer in patients. Is an OB-GYN the best kind of specialist to diagnose and treat...

I am suffering from a vaginal infection. Should I see an OB-GYN?

I am 20 years old and have been suffering from a few symptoms such as pain while urinating, and a strong smell from vaginal discharge. Do I need to visit a gynecologist or an...

Questions by Specialty

Patient Login

Don't have an account? Sign up

Forgot password?

OR

Doctor Login

Don't have an account? Sign up

Forgot password?

Nurse Login

Search