Ask the Nurse Archive
January 15, 2019 at 11:37am
I was accidentally prescribed metronidazole topical cream versus metro vaginal gel. Can the cream also be used intravaginally?
January 10, 2019 at 11:36am
Can you catch Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) from having sexual activity?
January 9, 2019 at 11:22am
I am 26 years old and my period has always been regular, lasting 3 to 4 days. I am married and sexually active, only using a pull out method. My cycle was late by 4 days last month and lasted 8 days. It was very heavy and painful, not my usual cycle.
I have taken a pregnancy test and it was negative, but now my worry is that implantation happened the same time as my period days. If it did, when will I be able to tell with a home pregnancy test? I want to say I miscarried last month, but I have no other symptoms so far. I am worried because I do drink alcohol regularly.
January 8, 2019 at 9:31am
Does magnesium help treat migraine?
January 3, 2019 at 11:47am
I am age 66 and I hurt on my right hip and lower back. I can hardly get out of bed at times! I am sexually active, have had my tubes tied and have not had any periods for several years. Could this be a tubal pregnancy? Could this be a bladder infection? I do drink water, but how much should I drink?
January 3, 2019 at 11:41am
What is the best thing that I can do to ignore the pain and itching of Bacterial Vaginosis?
January 3, 2019 at 11:37am
What is the price of Solosec®/Secnidazole? My insurance does not cover it.
December 14, 2018 at 10:32am
Is there any harm in women achieving multiple orgasms in a short window of time?
December 14, 2018 at 10:29am
I have an introverted uterus. I was having sexual intercourse 3-4 weeks ago and I experienced an un-painful locking or sticking pressure on my rectum like something got caught between my uterus and rectum. Can you offer any suggestions?
December 12, 2018 at 9:41am
I have a question concerning my chances of pregnancy. I was taking regular birth control, but stopped taking them when I was on antibiotics for a throat infection. After a day from my last antibiotic, I restarted my birth control, and I understand I need to wait seven days for it to kick it.
However, the fourth day I had intercourse with my partner and used condoms. We made sure nothing slipped and no condom broke to my knowledge. But he accidentally touched the outside of my private with possible seminal fluid. I had emergency contraception from a previous experience and decided to take it after 28 hours of the incident. The next day, I woke up with an increased amount of white discharge, breast tenderness, clumpy pale yellow cervical mucus (sticky and somewhat stretchy) and I became highly concerned if I ovulated.