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I have had my period for two plus weeks on Alesse and I am sorta worried because I am also getting tired of it. I am taking the pill consistently and my period just keeps coming.
Alesse is a low dose birth control pill and break through spotting or bleeding is a very common side effect. Sometimes this happens when the pill is started in the middle of the cycle. Sometimes it happens when the pill is taken at different times every day or has been missed but you have been taking it consistently. Sometimes this will clear when you have been taking the pill regularly for... Read Full Answer
HI Me and my girlfriend had Chlamydia but we got treated, since then we have been using condoms. now its a month after we cured it can we have sex unprotected, is it safe
The answer is yes. Chlamydia is easily transmitted in the sex fluids and easily treated with antibiotics. If you have both been treated and then abstained from sex for 7 days then the chlamydia is considered treated and neither of you has it anymore.
The bacteria that cause syphilis infections are only able to survive outside of the body momentarily before dying. Dose that mean seconds or few min exposed to air
The bacteria that cause syphilis infections are only able to survive moments outside of the body before they die. For someone to pass on syphilis, another person must come into direct contact with a lesion ( painless sore or mucus patch) containing live bacteria on the infected person. The most common situation is during oral or penetrative sex where an individual has a sore on their... Read Full Answer
If someone has Syphilis and they touch there sore and then touch my hand and my hand touches my penis right away can I transmit the virus with out any moisture or wetness of any kind like dry touching. Please respond thank you
The situation you describe does not seem to be a very likely way to get syphilis. However the fluid from a syphilis sore is highly infectious. The person with the syphilis sore should be getting the sore checked, testing done and treatment right away at an STI clinic and they will be told not to have sex for two weeks after the syphilis treatment. The bacteria that cause syphilis infections are... Read Full Answer
Hello, I have been reading the answers to all the questions relating to HIV 4th generation test, and I am still not sure of the exact window period. When does the result of the 4th generation test considered conclusive? How many days after the possible explosure? Thank you
Hi, Thanks for writing. When using the 4th generation HIV test we estimate that greater than 95% of individuals will have a positive test result by 6 weeks, with greater than 99%+ having a positive result by 3 months. The time it takes for a positive result to show up is different for every individual. Some people will show up right away, and others will take longer. Because of this, it’s hard... Read Full Answer