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In search of a malady...

Writing a story... What is a malady or health issue that is 1) hereditary, 2) difficult to diagnose in an unborn child, 3) makes life particularly difficult (mentally or physically) for someone who has it? [more inside]
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on Mar 16, 2012 - 31 answers

Low Cost Health care resources in LA? (warning ickyness inside)

Can you help me find health care resources in the LA area? (warning, some icky content inside.) [more inside]
posted by RampantFerret on Feb 22, 2011 - 5 answers

Fibroid treatment options - decisions, decisions

Just got diagnosed with fibroids. I would like to hear from women who've decided on treatment options besides a hysterectomy, and how things panned out for them. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 8, 2011 - 14 answers

What can cause a mild receding hairline in a healthy, young (26) year old woman?

What can cause a mild receding hairline in a young (26) year old woman,who had normal hormone and vitamin testing? Anyone experiencing this? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 18, 2010 - 9 answers

I want a physical thing, no more, no less

How do I identify and meet women interested in a one night stand? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2009 - 19 answers

Are those gosh durned kids really having as much free love as the Tv says?

How accurate are the media portrayals of young people engaging in risky sexual behaviors? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jul 8, 2009 - 54 answers

Should non-hemophilic women with a factor VII deficiency have children?

Should non-hemophilic women with a mild factor VII deficiency have children? Are the risks too serious to chance child birth?
posted by brokekid on May 18, 2009 - 7 answers

Why doesn't the rug match the drapes?

Why do some people's hair on their head and pubic hair not match in color? [more inside]
posted by reenum on May 14, 2009 - 30 answers

Health Benefits of Sex?

Sex is often touted as beneficial for one's health. Is this supposed to be true for both men and women, and how much evidence is there for the claim (apart from calorie expenditure, which is still negligible compared to actual aerobic exercise)? And is it primarily the orgasm that's supposedly healthful, or even sex sans orgasm?
posted by taramosalata on Nov 10, 2008 - 20 answers

I fear the belly.

Tell me about the health effects of pregnancy. [more inside]
posted by amanda on Aug 8, 2008 - 29 answers

Another Private Parts Question

I'm not talking about bread... yeast question inside. [more inside]
posted by jrichards on May 15, 2008 - 22 answers

Are men naturally more fit than women?

My girlfriend says that women are naturally less fit than men. Is this true? [more inside]
posted by mallow005 on May 6, 2008 - 43 answers

Is it possible to have some of your eggs frozen for your own use as payment for egg donation?

I am considering egg donation. Is it possible to have some of your eggs frozen for your own use as payment for the donation? Background, additional questions and concerns inside. [more inside]
posted by BusyBusyBusy on Apr 8, 2008 - 5 answers

Great Doc for A Woman at Kaiser in L.A.?

Can anyone recommend a good, woman-friendly physician or nurse practitioner at Kaiser-Permanente's Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles facility? [more inside]
posted by Scram on May 28, 2006 - 6 answers

Please help me cope with a forthcoming hysterectomy.

I'm shortly scheduled to have a hysterectomy. It's not going to be abdominal, so I don't have to worry about taking care of sutures, but I want to know how I should prepare: what physical comforts I should have on hand, dietary staples, recovery strategies, and resources and guides I should consult prior to this. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 2, 2005 - 19 answers

Why does my girlfriend's stuff smell so strongly?

For the first time in long life experience, I have a girlfriend who is very stinky "down there". What to do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 28, 2005 - 17 answers

Abnormal Cycles

I have had irregular, painful menstrual cycles from the age of 14, but in my 20s they basically became inverse periods: a few days of not bleeding, with most at a low, constant flow, and a few like a normal cycle. When it’s bad, I feel like I have a constant low-grade flu, with fatigue, muscle ache, mental fogginess, and wild moods of sadness and anger. Several pelvic exams and sonograms have shown no fibroids nor anything anatomical that should be causing this. I’ve tried birth control pills (that caused weight gain and nausea, even at low doses), and the ring and the patch, which didn't help at all. I spent a few years on Norplant with no cycle at all, but terrible problems with weight gain that I am still struggling with. The only product I have had luck with was Lunelle, which is no longer available in the US. Has anyone else ever dealt with this and found something that worked? I’ve seen many gynecologists over the years and none have an answer. I'm in my early 30s now and seriously considering a hysterectomy because I can't live like this anymore.
posted by anonymous on Dec 25, 2004 - 8 answers

Best methods of preventing vaginal yeast infection

Ladies of AskMe: Help! What are your best tried & true methods of preventing a yeast infection?
posted by anonymous on Oct 16, 2004 - 20 answers

Miscarriage Advice and Support

Miscarriage advice. [more inside]
posted by sgt.serenity on Jul 9, 2004 - 9 answers

yoga and periods

I've gotten conflicting answers from physicians, teachers, and Google searches so I come to you for anecdotal evidence: Is it really dangerous for menstruating women to practice inverted yoga postures? Has anyone you know ever suffered negative consequences from practicing inversions during her period?
posted by jennyb on Mar 2, 2004 - 12 answers

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