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What can I use during days when I get heavy vaginal discharge?
You can use a panty liner (panty shield) as it is much thinner than a pad and can be used every day to protect against the wetness of vaginal discharge or
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Why is progesterone taken?
Progesterone is used along with estrogen in women who still have their uterus. In these women, if taken without progesterone, estrogen increases a
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Why does the body need estrogen and progesterone?
Estrogen and progesterone together thicken the lining of the uterus, preparing it for the possible implantation of a fertilized egg. Estrogen also influences
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What is Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)?
Hormone replacement therapy is used to supplement the body with either estrogen alone or estrogen and progesterone in combination during and after
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Should I take painkillers for cramps?

Yes. There several available painkillers to ease cramps such as mefnac 500mg and ponstan 500mg. These are available at your local pharmacy.

 

 
How can I manage PMS?

Depending on the patient’s individual symptoms and their severity, the doctor may recommend how one may take an active role in the management of

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What is PMS?

PMS (pre menstrual syndrome) is a disorder characterized by a set of hormonal changes that trigger disruptive symptoms in a significant number of women

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Why do I get pimples during or just before my period?
Pimples just before or during your period are caused by the many hormones being produced at this time, they cause the skin to be oily and this causes
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Can I get pregnant during my period?

Yes, you can still get pregnant even if you have sex during your period. Make sure you always use a condom during sex.

 

 
What is toxic shock syndrome (TSS)?

TSS is a very rare condition caused by bacteria multiplying rapidly and being absorbed into the bloodstream. While TSS can affect men, women and

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