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I had symptoms of a yeast infection, I bought an over the counter cream and used it as followed for 3 consecutive nights, after that everything seemed normal, but I still felt like swollen, a week or so has passed, also I had my period during those consecutive days and only one time used a tampon because I was afraid the infection could come back, and I have no symptoms or anything, should I go to the gyno?

If you are having continued symptoms it is a good idea to see you primary care provider or you can schedule an appointment at Corner Health Center. 

I am an excessive masturbator.. How to get rid of masturbation? Please help me.

If there is a behavior that you would like to change I recommend you schedule an appointment with a therapist who does CBT- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 

It will help you explore ways to change behaviors.

You can google CBT therapy in the area where you live or ask your primary care provider for a recommendation on a therapist. 

I had a vaginal infection, a week or more ago, if I want to have sex, is it safe or what precautions should I have I'm afraid that it would smell or that I can infect my bf, it was only a itchy vaginal infection, I used a cream for 3 nights as my doctor prescribed but I not sure its safe to have sex yet

Yeast is not transmitted sexually so your bf will not get it.  Sometimes sex is uncomfortable because of a yeast infection and that may be a reason to not have sex but if you are not experiencing any discomfort it is ok to have sex.

When I was younger, I would masturbate with my pants pulled up as far as they could go, having pressure around my bottom half... I noticed that it’s hard for me to orgasm during sex now that I’m older.. I don’t know what to do

It is difficult to know what is causing your difficulty with orgasm.  You can schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or Corner Health Center to discuss further.  You may also set up an appointment with a therapist who specializes in sex therapy to explore further.  

Is it normal that every time I stop having sex for more than a week, the next time I have a light bleeding not red but more like a pinky color even when we are in the foreplay and introduces his fingers in my vagina that kind of pinky light "discharge" appears does that could mean anything serious? Can I do something about it ?

Your problem may be that you do not have enough vaginal lubrication.  Try using a water-based vaginal lubricant which you can get at the drug store or online.    If you do not find that it helps your situation please schedule an appointment with your primary care provider or at Corner health center. 

Every time I get my period I have severe cramps, extremely severe. I'm on it now, and it's hard to breathe, it's hard to move, pains meds don't help, my mom doesn't believe me even though I always end up on the bathroom floor. I need help, I'm scared I have something serious and my mom doesn't believe I go through this pain, please help me!

Please schedule an appointment to come to Corner Health or see you health care provider to discuss your painful periods. 

I’m 21 years old and up until about 2 years ago I had regular periods, but for the past 2 years I get a period every 3-4 months, I also started noticing hair on my neck check and stomach I’ve been tweezing and shaving because of how embarrassing it is. I can’t seem to get up the nerve to go to a gynecologist because I feel so uncomfortable having to be looked at.

Your brief description of symptoms could be polycystic ovarian syndrome.  (PCOS) The only way to know what is causing your symptoms is to visit your primary care provider or Corner health for further assessment which would include a physical exam (not necessarily a pelvic exam) and blood tests.  There are treatments that can be helpful. 

I recently took my contraception out after having it in for 2 years and 2 months. In that time, I never once had a period. I’ve had my bar out for about a week now and my partner and I have discussed trying for a baby. In this week, we’ve had unprotected sex about 5 times? I’m not taking the pill and we’re not wearing protection, I was just wondering what the chances were of getting pregnant? And when should my period come after having the bar for that long without a period?

Those are good questions but there are no exact answers.  Some women resume their normal cycles as early as  7 days after the Nexplanon is removed and pregnancy can occur.  Other times the return to a normal cycle can take longer.  

If I am ovulating had intercourse and took my pill 13 hours late could I get pregnant

Yes, it is.  If you ovulated and the egg comes in contact with sperm it can result in pregnancy 

I have light periods(Contained by a light tampon) ,but I just had a fairly large clot. Somewhere in between a nickel and a quarter. I had cramps and back pain before I passed it. Why am I getting these clots if my flow isn't that "heavy"

Having clots during menstruation may happen for many reasons but mostly are part of normal menses  If these worsens or is bothersome you may wish to speak with your primary care provider. 


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