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Does birth control make you gain weight?

I'm thinking about going on the pill but I'm worried about if I would gain any extra weight. I've had a few friends gain some weight after starting birth control. Is weight gain...

Can one get pregnant while on birth control pills?

Is it possible to get pregnant while on birth control pills? What is the failure rate if you use the pill correctly?

Is it safe for diabetics to have children?

I'm a 28 year old woman with type 1 diabetes, and I want to have a child. Is childbearing safe for diabetics?

What causes pelvic pain at night?

My pelvis is aching at night when I'm trying to sleep, but it's usually gone by the morning. What could possibly cause this? I'm also 43 years old.

What causes discoloration around the vagina?

I'm 35 and I have a discolored area around my vagina. Could this be the sign of some kind of infection? Should I see a doctor?

Do birth control pills have side effects?

I want to start taking birth control pills to regulate my period. Are birth control pills usually safe? My mom says that birth control will reduce my chances for having a baby....

Does oral anti-fungal medication work?

I have a yeast infection, and my doctor just prescribed an oral anti-fungal medication. Does oral anti-fungal medication work well for yeast infections?

How long is a woman's menstrual cycle?

My girlfriend has been on her period for two weeks now. Is this ok? How long does a cycle last? I feel like this is way too long, but she says her period has always been like...

Can someone in their 40s still get pregnant?

I'm a 43 year old woman, and I want to have kids still. Can someone in their 40s still get pregnant?

Can you get genital warts without having sex?

I'm a 20 year old woman, and I've never had sex with anyone before. I have bumps on my vulva that seem to match all the descriptions of genital warts. What might I be dealing...

Can antibiotics cause yeast infections?

I had to take a course of antibiotics for an upper respiratory infection, and since then I've had recurrent yeast infections. Can antibiotics be the cause of yeast infections?...

What causes vaginal pain?

I have dull pain around my vagina, and it's a little concerning. I'm not sure what's causing it at all. I'm 25 years old. What could be causing this pain?

What do you recommend for vaginal dryness?

Hi I had a robotic myomectomy in January 2016 at age 34 almost 35 I removed 2 fibroids, one in the uterine wall and one outside the uterus. Prior to having the surgery I used...

What causes vaginal itching near one's period?

I am 25 years old, and usually right before my period I experience some vaginal itching. And it's been like this for the past couple of years. What causes this to happen, and...

Can one get pregnancy while on birth control pills?

If you're taking birth control properly, like the same time every day, is there still a possibility of getting pregnant? Do you think the pill is worth it?

Can varicose veins affect my girlfriend's pregnancy?

My girlfriend (32 years old) has varicose veins. . . and she's entering her third trimester. She says that varicose veins are a normal part of pregnancy, but I'm just really...

Hysteroscopy vs Endometrial Ablation?

Wife is 38, anemic, otherwise healthy. Two children, both vaginally and no issues with babies or mom. Takes no medication daily. Should take iron, but doesn't due to poor tolerability....

Does gestational diabetes make me a high risk pregnancy?

I'm in my 6th month of pregnancy and I've been diagnosed with gestational diabetes. My doctor says that I might have a premature delivery because of it and might need a C-section...

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...

Is it common for 16-year-olds to have ovarian cysts?

After experiencing some irregularities in her menstrual cycle, her OB-GYN found a few ovarian cysts. She said they should go away on their own, but if they don't, my daughter...

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