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Topic Tuesday: I am on the mini pill and spotting between periods. Is this normal?

Yes, spotting between periods when you are on a progestin-only mini pill can sometimes be normal, especially if you have just started this new method within the

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Topic Tuesday: It has been four days since the condom broke while we were having sex...

It has been four days since the condom broke while we were having sex. Can I still take the "morning after pill"?

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Topic Tuesday: My discharge has a foul odor. Do I have an infection?

A change in the odor of your vaginal discharge may be a sign that you have vaginitis. Vaginitis is "inflammation" of your vagina and can be caused by bacteria

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Topic Tuesday: My partner told me he has an STI. Did he cheat on me?

Unfortunately, the only way to obtain a sexually transmitted infection is through sexual activity. If you have not been tested for STIs recently, it is also po

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Topic Tuesday: It’s not healthy if I don't get my period every month while on birth control?

It is a popular culture myth that it is healthy and/or necessary to have monthly bleeding. In fact, using birth control that stops your period is not unhealthy.

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Topic Tuesday: I am pregnant, but I don't want anyone to know. Can I still have an abortion?

Absolutely. You could choose to have a medication abortion in the privacy of your own home. If you choose a surgical abortion under local anesthesia (numbing me

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Topic Tuesday: I forgot to take my birth control pill. Could I get pregnant?

Unfortunately, the answer is yes. If you forget to take just one birth control pill out of the month, your risk of unintended pregnancy is increased. Rememberin

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Topic Tuesday: I have already had an abnormal pap. Should I still get the HPV vaccine?

Yes! If you have had an abnormal pap, you have likely been exposed to at least one strain of HPV. Unfortunately, there are many different HPV strains. Some type

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Topic Tuesday: My boyfriend has a "bump" on his penis. What could it be?

The most common cause of a penile "bump" would be Herpes (HSV). Herpes comes in two forms: HSV-1 (usually affects the mouth) and HSV-2 (usually affects the geni

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Topic Tuesday: Why am I bleeding after sex?

There are many causes of vaginal bleeding after sex. The bleeding can be from the vagina, the cervix, or your uterus.

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