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B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 22:11

Im 8months pregnant now i feel dizzy and my tongue and lip is numb! Please advise?

B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 22:03

Is it possible to have kid's if am sterilized,,,pls help

B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 21:57

I have been dating a married man for 9yrs,,we have to boy's,,,his marriage was a disaster since i met him,,they're separated with his wife but still staying in the same house all along,,sleeping different bedrooms,,so since we've been together,,the guy he's working but not providing enough to make me happy,,he only bringing 2000 to 3000 for the kid's,,,he doesn't make time to go out with us,,,her wife left her,,,but still i dnt understand him,,,what decision to make in such a relationship,,,all the promises he made not even one that he have fulfilled,,,and he doesn't want a break up.

B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 18:14

I have been trying to concieve n its not happening n in November i did a abortion so i feel like its affecting me or am overthinking about it n my new partner that i met doesn't knw

B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 15:26

I feel like something died inside of me I have lost everything that i have accumulated. I had a calling to be a traditional healers I had to resign from my job to go to initiation school unfortunately I didn't finish my journey.

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:43

Hi there,

It is very important to forgive yourself for not being able to finish your journey. Spiritual callings are very complicated and they usually take time to get sorted out.

Please find someone who relates to your spiritual calling who you can talk to. You should not be alone during this time.

If you need more support, please contact: 

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG): 011- 262-6396

Mental health line: 011 783 1474





B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 14:43

Hi doc i am a 31 year lady who trying to have kids but it's been two years now no luck please help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:24

Hi there,

It is really important that you go to the clinic or doctor to get checked properly by someone who has all your information. There are many reasons why this could be happening which is why you need to see a doctor.



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 00:25

Hi last month I missed my period until now , I hav servere back pains it's almost like I'm gnna get my period and constantly hangry n bloated I haven't gone to the loo for 2/3 days but I can feel I want to go if I go nothing happens in the bathroom Is it stress because I've been under a lot of stress lately?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:22

Hi there,

It is possibly caused by the stress that you are under. It is important that you go to the clinic or doctor to check what the problem may be because this doesn't sound too good.



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 April 2020 00:04

Hy i wanted to know if pull out prevent a girl from falling pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:21

Hi there,

The pull out method is not a good way to prevent pregnancy because the girl can still fall pregnant.

  • Not all sperm are released when you ejaculate or cum, some are a little more eager and release in your pre-cum, so you could still get someone pregnant.
  • Pulling out will also not stop you from getting STIs or protect you from getting HIV.
  • Constantly worrying about pulling out in time - or if your partner will pull out in time -doesn't make for satisfying sex.

Please read this to find out more: https://bwisehealth.com/article/the-pull-out-method-as-a-contraceptive-method-why-it-doesn-t-work



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 23:01

Hi can I get recommendations medication I have irregular periods which resulted into hormonal imbalance. It really affects me I'm still young, don't have a child and I'm I'm in my late 20 something.

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:11

Hi there,

I would recommend that you go to the clinic or doctor to check on what the problem could be. If it's hormonal then you will need to be put on medication to balance the problem.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 22:44

Hi I am not satisfied with the size of my penis can get penis inlargements an r they safe or should I find other alternatives ways to grow it

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:08

Hi Motale,

I would not recommend that you get a penis enlargement because they tend to not be safe. I also don't know any other alternatives that are safe. 

It's important to accept your body as it is. You can still love yourself and please someone sexually with your penis, no matter the size.



B-Wise User Motale 8 April 2020 22:35

Hi doc um into bodybuilding my friend suggested we should take steroids um feeling sceptical about this and we have less information about the risk please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:06

Hi Motale,

I would recommend that you don't take steriods and that you exercise and build muscle naturally. Steroids also have many side effects that can mess with your body and all your hard work.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 22:25

hi i was diagonised of a hernia and i have to go for operation.i will i be able to have children or erection after hernia operation

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:04

Hi there,

A hernia operation should not affect your ability to hav children or get an erection. You might experience pain after the operation that stops you from having sex but you will heal and be fine.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 21:54

Hi.ngingubhuti oneminyaka engu40 inkinga enginayo isenkonzweni yasekamelweni ngiyashesha ukuchitha kuthathe nesikhathi ukuthi ngibuye isibile .ngicela ukubuza ngasizwa yini kuze ngibe nomdladla ekamelweni ngasheshi kukhahlele .siza dokotela

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:55

Sexual health is a source of great concern for many men. Yet, most men do not talk to their nurses or doctors about their sexual health concerns. But as men, we really need more information about our sexual and reproductive health to help with our sexual health issues, no matter our age.

Here are a few sexual reproductive health issues you should know about:

• Sexual dysfunction: Sexual problems that cause a man to ejaculate early or late, lose sexual interest or have problems getting or keeping an erection.

• Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs): Sexual diseases that you get during sexual intercourse that cause pain when peeing, discharge from the penis or swelling around the penis area.

• Prostatitis (pross-tuh-TYT-uhss): Swelling of the prostate that causes pain in the penis especially during peeing or ejaculation as well as difficulty peeing.

• Prostate Cancer: Cancer that affects a gland in a male's reproductive system causing difficulty in peeing, frequent peeing, blood in the pee or pain when actually peeing.

• Testicular Cancer: Cancer affects the balls, causing a lump to grow on one ball and appear to be bigger than the other.

The good news is that it is very easy to detect these infections and sexual reproductive health problems and treatment can often help sexual problems. You just need to visit the nearest clinic and talk to a nurse or doctor about your concerns.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 21:45

Hi, i have a problem. I had an unprotected sex on January so i used plan B the following day. I repeated the same thing the following week so now I have not seen my periods on february and march. what could be the problem please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:01

Hi there,

The plan B can change your menstrual cycle so that your cycle is longer or shorter. Some women even notice some bleeding or spotting. This is the reason why you haven't seen your periods for two month because you took it twice.

Your period will come.

It's very important that you only have protected sex with a condom and that you go on a contraceptive.

Read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy



B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 15:01

Hi there,

The plan B can change your menstrual cycle so that your cycle is longer or shorter. Some women even notice some bleeding or spotting. This is the reason why you haven't seen your periods for two month because you took it twice.

Your period will come.

It's very important that you only have protected sex with a condom and that you go on a contraceptive.

Read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy



B-Wise User Ajyeee 8 April 2020 20:05

You have to love and respect your body

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:52

Hello,

You are very right! 



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 19:57

Hi..I mistakenly had an unprotected sex on my periods the next week I spotted light blood then pinkish and brown discharge wich happened for 3 days I also had a pain on my waist it felt like period pains but it was after my periods and it happened over night I now have Nausea without vomiting and fatigue moodiness I'm gaining weight what worries me is that I have birth control implant on my arm. Could this be pregnancy?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:52

Hi There, 


It could be the side effects of the implanon, to make sure you can take a pregnancy test and visit your nearest clinin



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 16:27

My partner and I are both HIV positive. I was on trivenz and stopped due to cancellation of medical aid. He is now on Trenvir. He has not been using for a few months but started using it now and have a few full bottles. Will I be able to use that in the meanwhile until I can see a doctor?

Thank you for your question. We have sent it to an expert and will get back to you within 48 hours with a response.
B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 15:21

Hi. Hope this finds you well. I am worried about me not reaching orgasm. I've been together with my boyfriend for full 4 years and I can't remember releasing anything. He was also concerned about this issue and he would ask why. Should I go and see a specialist or is there anything I/ we could try?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:49

Hi Carol,

Many women struggle with reaching an orgasm and it takes time. 

I would recommend you starting by masturbating when you are alone to help you figure out where you like being touched and what kind of pleasure you get. Once you've figured out how to pleasure yourself, you can teach your partner how to do that to you as well.

Please read this: https://bwisehealth.com/article/pleasuring-yourself

You can also include the use of sex toys to spice up your sex life.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 12:08

Hi I have vaginal infection and I want to stop feeling pains and burns

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:28

Hello there,

Did you go to the clinic or doctor to get checked? An infection will need you to get medication to make the symptoms go away.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 12:07

What causes a Virgina to have smell even after bathing

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:26

Hi there,

A vagina has a natural smell that is normal. If you feel that your vagina's smell is too strong or bad then I would advice you to go to the clinic or doctor to get checked.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 11:22

Hi I'm experiencing period pains and my period is due already my breasts are sore but I haven't got my period yet .... Should I be worried or is it possible that I'm pregnant.

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:25

Hi there,

Your period might be about to start which is why you are experiencing pains and your breasts are sore. This tends to happen when you are about to go on your period.

If your period doesn't come then I would recommend you get a pregnancy test or go to the clinic to check.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 April 2020 09:30

Hi there I have a problem with my feet. They get really sweaty all the time. Is there any way i can stop this

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:47

Hi there, 


You can use foot powder on your feet and give them fresh air, do not wear shoes that are too tight 



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 23:43

Nginenkinga on my genitals,inezinsumpa and sometime iyababa kuphume nokungcola even during sex kuphuma into engathi amasi but ebrown sometyms emhlophe. What is wrong with me.do I have some sort of STI?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:14

Hi there,

It sounds like you might have an STI. Please go to your nearest clinic or doctor to get checked.

Please read here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/sti-questions-all-the-answers-

If you are going to continue having sex, I would recommend that you practice safe sex by using condoms.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 23:39

I'm 7 weeks pregnant is it owryt to have sex everyday?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:12

Hi Nombushezi,

It is okay to have sex everyday. It won't affect the baby. I would advise that both you and your partner find out your HIV status to make sure you are having safe sex.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 21:47

I think I have ulcers and I have difficulty breathing what might be wrong

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:11

Hello,

Please go to your nearest clinic or doctor to get checked. It sounds like you maybe do have ulcers but if there is another problem then a nurse or doctor will be able to help you.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 18:50

I want to smooth face without pimple on my face

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 14:05

Hi there,

How old are you? Many teenagers and young adults struggle with pimples that later clear up.

Just make sure you are drinking a lot of water and eating fruits and veggies.

Read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/skin-problems-tackle-pimples-and-acne



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 14:48

Hi I need tips on how to get bigger hips and bums please.

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 13:48

Hello,

I would recommend doing exercises that work out these areas.

But remember, there is no guarantee that your hips and bums will get bigger, they might just get toned.

It's important to learn how to love your body the way that it is because all bodies are beautiful.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 14:04

I'm having difficulties with normalizing my cycle, I was on the depo injection for a year and I stopped prevention last year April but I still haven't got my normal cycle , and there are times when I skip my periods for 2-3 months, do you think I might have a problem ? Should I go seek medical assistance?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 13:46

Hi there,

It can take a really long time for the body to regulate itself after being on the depo injection as a contraceptive method. 

It can take as short as 6 months to as long as 18 months but I would recommend you go to the clinic or doctor just to check that everything is okay.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 12:33

Hi im a 22 years old mom who is still breastfeeding her 2.3 year old baby..so 6 days ago midnight i had sex with my boyfriend and pussed out..10 hours later when i was going to pee i found condom inside my vagina and I'm worried that i might fall pregnant...i stopped Depo injection 8 months ago..so can i fall pregnant??

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 13:41

There is always a possibility of falling pregnant so I would say get  a pregnancy test done to ease your mind. 

It's also important to get checked to make sure you don't have an infection left by the condom being inside for too long. Go to the clinic or doctor.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 11:24

Hi uhm 6months pregnant apparently been having sex using protection something without using it so my question is can this situation affect the baby?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 13:35

Hi there,

Whether you use protection or not, the baby won't be affected but I would say that it is important to know the HIV status of both yourself and your partner to make sure you don't get infected.




B-Wise User Anonymous 7 April 2020 09:08

Hi it it possible to get pregnant if u are using contraceptive method then u get sexual active while having light blood coming out

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 13:33

Hello,

Contraceptives don't prevent pregnancy 100% but they do a good job. It is still possible to fall pregnant on a contraceptive which is why I recommend that you use both contraceptives and condoms when engaging in sex.



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 April 2020 22:56

I'm female and I'm experiencing hair loss on the top of my head even when i cut my hair it grows again but on the top it grows a little then it doesn't grow any further. What could be the cause, how can i prevent it and how or what can i use to treat it for my hair to grow normally again all around my head...

Thank you for your question. We have sent it to an expert and will get back to you within 48 hours with a response.
B-Wise User Anonymous 6 April 2020 22:18

How do you get rid of stretch marks on your thighs?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 13:31

Hi there,

There is no way to get rid of stretch marks 100%. The best thing you can do is use tissue oil on the marks. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 April 2020 17:23

Hey i have a problem, im pregnant so i wat to have an abortion at home is it safe or not

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:49

Hello,

It is definitely not safe to have an abortion at home. Don't do it!

Please go to the clinic or a doctor and they will help you with the information for a safe abortion.

Please read this: https://bwisehealth.com/article/termination-of-pregnancy-the-facts



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 April 2020 11:35

Heyy I have a problem I've been seeing this weird colour on my penis my hair is black but it's changing colour on the side of it what does that mean it's not painful but it looks very wierd

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:45

Hello,

This is very worrisome. It could be a wide range of things including an STI.

Please go to your nearest doctor or clinic to get checked.

https://bwisehealth.com/article/sti-questions-all-the-answers-

https://bwisehealth.com/article/sexual-and-reproductive-health-tips-for-men



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 April 2020 10:48

When do periods start after you've stopped using petogen?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:44

Hi there, it can take a few months after stopping petogen for your period to go back to normal. You might start noticing some spotting after while. Please be sure to visit your nearest clinic if you are not sure.


B-Wise User Laque 6 April 2020 09:08

Im having some iching on my genitals when its hot,on my penis I have small but white thing which doesnt couse pain or iching they look worse if dont bath.around my kidney area I feel some pain especially when my stomarch is empty what might be the cause

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:43

Hello,

It sounds like you might have an STI. The only way to know for sure is to go to the clinic or doctor and get checked.

Read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/sti-questions-all-the-answers-

https://bwisehealth.com/article/sexual-and-reproductive-health-tips-for-men



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 April 2020 00:42

I'm 27 year old I have a problem with my period every month I have period pain.my back get pains,my legs and go to toilet the whole day My mother and my grandmother they told me to get pregnant the pains will go after having a child cause don't have a child. And my boyfriend he is not working anymore he is always so stressed sex life is boring please please help me

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:40

Hey there,

That sounds really uncomfortable. What you are describing sounds like a type of period pain called dysmenorrhea. Please go to the clinic or doctor to get checked because something could be wrong.

Read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/when-your-period-signals-a-problem-menstrual-problems-that-may-need-medical-attention



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 23:58

Hi is it possible to get pregnant if u are using a contraceptive method then u get sexual active while these light blood coming out

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:38

Hello,

Yes it is possible. It's always best to use dual protection so a contraceptive and a condom.

Were you on your period?



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 22:14

Hi. I had my periods on tge 9th until 13th of March and I had Sex on the 23rd. What are chances of getting pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:35

Hi, 

Are you on contraceptives?

There is always a chance of getting pregnant when you have unprotected sex. Please get a pregnancy test to make sure and keep away from engaging in unprotected sex.



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 21:35

What does it mean if your hair starts falling out

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:34

Hello,

We would need more information to try and see what the problem is. 

In the meantime, please go to a doctor or the clinic to get help.



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 20:04

Love is about age/not?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:32

It is really up to you when you love someone. People will always judge based on how your partner looks and how old they are but it's up to you.



B-Wise User Cumbane 5 April 2020 19:15

I got in period and I didn't get in period in one month why I didn't I get in period?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:32

Hello,

We need more information from you to be able to see what the problem may be but maybe your period is irregular. If you've been engaging in unprotected sex then it could be that you are pregnant.



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 19:12

Um pregnant and i don't know when my due is and last had my periods on the 05 October 2019 ..which month can I myb be due

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:31

Hi there,

It's very important to go to the clinic or doctor as soon as possible. They will be able to give you this information and check you to make sure everything is going well



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 13:59

Helo doc...how soon can yu tell that yu have HIV?what are the signs and symptoms?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:57

Hi There.... Read more on HIV in the HIV section https://bwisehealth.com/category/hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 13:30

I had my periods on 03 March 2020 and had unprotected sex on the 2 April what are the chances of becaming pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:24

Hi there,

There is always a possibility of being pregnant when you have unprotected sex. I would recommend getting a pregnancy test just to be sure.

In future, avoid unprotected sex because it is dangerous to your health and increases the chance of pregnancy.



B-Wise User Lezlee 5 April 2020 12:09

I'm too skinny and I've been eating a lot but there is no difference..what should I do?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:22

Hi there,

We all have very different body types so yours might naturally be smaller. If you are worried about your weight then please go to the clinic or a doctor to check if you are 100% healthy. 

They might be able to recommend something for weight gain if necessary.



B-Wise User Zizi14 5 April 2020 10:41

Hi nginenkinga Uma ngenza ucansi nomuntu wami ngizwa izinhlungu futhi angichami futhi angimuzwa Uma echama yena ngbona ngezenzo nje

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:12

Hi Zizi, 


Kungenzeka ukube usuke ungasimanzi ngokwanele, thola i lubricant e khemisi. Uma kubuhlungu kakhulu iya emtholamphilo oduze nawe 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 April 2020 09:52

Does smoking help with anything when stressed?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:20

Hi there,

Smoking is very unhealthy and does not help.

People become addicted to the short relief it gives them but then they need more. I would recommend you find another way to deal with stress such as exercising, going for a walk, talking to someone.



B-Wise User Dusty Gold 4 April 2020 23:52

I am 30 years of age,was diagnosed HIV positive 2019 July.I started arv treatment September 2019 but had so many severe side effects from the pills. I have bipolar disorder, what are the best arv treatment for me? Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 17:00

hi There, 

Bipolar is not a side effect of taking ARVs, it is a mental health issue and you talk to someone here https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-mental-health-substance-abuse



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 April 2020 17:26

Hi,i have been experiencing a lot of headaches , muscle ache , i feel mentally nd physically tied all the time... And i have these pains in my stomach like someone is stabbing me with a knife, kinda... What could be the cause of this?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 17:02

Hi There, 


A lot of things could be the cause of these symptoms, you need to go to the clinic or see a dr for further screening and treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 April 2020 12:02

Hi a 44 years old woman with 3 handsome young man age 23 16 and 8 married for 24 years. My problem is that since the lockdown has started it has been tence in the house. I was so happy about it as it was going to bring us together as family because my husband is always at work but it turns out that I was wrong. Our marriage has never been perfect for all past years it had been quite tough for me but I kept on hoping it will be ok but nothing change. I love my husband but I'm really tired i want out before is too late. I was just hoping to get a job so that i can be able to take care of my boys please help me I'm desperate

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:04

Hi Mmapaseka,

I am so sorry to hear about your situation at home. It sounds really rough.

Firstly, it is important that if your husband is abusing you in any way (physically, emotionally, mentally), then you must read this link for help on who to contact: https://bwisehealth.com/article/abuse-is-not-normal-behaviour 

You need to make a decision to leave if that's what you want and check on job websites on the internet such as https://www.careerjunction.co.za/.




B-Wise User Anonymous 4 April 2020 11:07

Hi. I always take my arvs at 20:00 but sometimes i take tuem at 23:00. Is that ok? If it bad how can it affect me

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 16:00

Hello,

The time is set because tablets have a half life and threshold inside our bodies. So if I am suppose to take treatment for two times a day, at 08am and 8pm for example this means that the pill has ended in my body by 8pm, hence I have to top up with another pill .


So if you miss a pill by 20 minutes or so, its not a train smash especially if it happens now and then, but you must make sure that it does not happen everyday, because you will now confuse the body. 

Taking your ARVs at the same time will help lower the HIV infection in your blood. Messing this up will potentially increase the infection.



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 April 2020 10:30

Hlw ngeqiwe inyanga kodwa ngiyahlela ngisebenzisa amaphilisi and I tested negative so is Norma

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 15:53

Hello Gugu,

Have you been having unprotected sex? If so, please get a pregnancy test to check or go to your nearest clinic to check. 

There are people who can fall pregnant even when using amaphilisi. Not that many people but some.

Another reason could be that your period is irregular. Go to the clinic



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 April 2020 09:42

Hy I have been experience breast problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 14:23

Hello there, 


Please visit your clinic for further screening 



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 April 2020 08:37

Hi I have experiencing brown discharge not my period

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 14:22

Hey There, 



Read more herehttps://bwisehealth.com/article/-i-have-a-discharge-do-i-have-an-sti-



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 22:21

Hi I would like to know the causes and what I can do I feel numb and pain on my right-hand and leg thank you.

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 14:21

Hi There, 


Numbness can be caused by different things, You need to the clinic for further tests and assessments 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 19:54

Hi doc kindly assist, last year September I had a miscarriage (5weeks) but i still feel pregnant and my tummy has grown bigger but i do receive normal periods and nothing there are no movements but there is a hard ball in my womb

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:45

Hi There, 


You need to go to the hospital, or see a gynaecologist, you may have an infection. They will conduct further test and you will get treated 




B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 19:30

Hello l have 2 weeks after my period, would love take pregnancy test now, lm feeling some period pain and back pain, thanks in advance

B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 19:14

Hi, I have a question. I got my period for the first time 3 years ago, and I still have irregular periods, and end up not getting it months at a time. I am still young so I am really worried.

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 15:49

Hi there,

It is quite normal for a period to be irregular for a while after starting it, especially as a teenager. This could just be because your body might not be ovulating regularly yet so I wouldn't worry too much.

If you would like to get checked though, please visit your nearest clinic.



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 18:54

Hello,I had sex a week ago without protection and it was 1day after I got my periods.I took a pregnancy test and it came out negative.people say it might not be accurate as I took it only a week after sex.I want to know if it is true and what are the earliest signs of pregnancy if possible.Thank you.

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 14:12

Hello there, 


Read more https://bwisehealth.com/article/menstruation-facts-what-is-your-period



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 16:02

Good day I have a problem when am urinating a get a pain which make me hold my urine and after few seconds I get pee again and it hurts but I pee a little urine

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 14:11

Hi there, you could have a urinary tract infection. Read more about it here https://bwisehealth.com/article/urinary-tract-infections-whats-the-lowdown



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 15:37

Hi Doc.when should I stop smoking when pregnant al I know is before the 14 th week but I just want to make sure.

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:57

hi there, 


Smoking is very dangerous for pregnant women, stop smoking immediately you find out you are pregnant 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 14:33

Hi,I have this tendency of being tired whenever I want to study.When studying I just feel tired.I need advice on how I can overcome that.I really want to stick to my studies but I can't whatsoever I have to study.

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 15:47

Hi Basa,

It sounds like you need to develop study habits that will motivate you to study. A major reason why you might be tired whenever you study is because you are not doing it in a way that is interesting or in a way that holds your attention.

Please read this important guide for more information: https://bwisehealth.com/article/4-good-study-habits-you-can-try-today



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 13:42

Hi...can i be pregnant even if I don't see my periods regulary,

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 14:08

Hey There, 

Yes you can get pregnant even if you don't see your periods every month. If you are struggling to fall pregnant please visit a gynaecologist



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 13:24

Hi inkinga yami angilali ebusuku ngabe kwenziwa yini Dokotela

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:48

Kungabangwa izinto eziningi, zama ukulungisa indawo yakho yokulala uyenze ihlobe, zama nokugeza ntambama ukuze umzimba wakho ukhululeke



B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:48

Kungabangwa izinto eziningi, zama ukulungisa indawo yakho yokulala uyenze ihlobe, zama nokugeza ntambama ukuze umzimba wakho ukhululeke



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 08:15

Hi doc i hv dis bad feeling in my private part is lyk sm1 is fingering me, smething is scrubbing i dnt knw its lyk am craving for sex nd dis thing wats me to gross my legs nd strain my muscles pls help

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 15:45

Hi there,

This sounds very uncomfortable. It sounds like you might have an STI but it is very difficult to tell based on the information you gave me. 

(Read more on STI's here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/sti-questions-all-the-answers-)

Please go to a doctor or clinic to get checked and for better information.



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 April 2020 00:04

Hi doc,is it safe to have sex under the age of 16 or 18 and can we use unprotected sex and I've been saying to my boyfriend that I'm not ready for sex yet but he would not listen so what do I do to make him understand because I am too young

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 15:39

Hi there,

Firstly, your boyfriend needs to respect the fact that you are not ready for sex. If you have explained this to him and he is still forcing you, then please leave him. (Please read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-on-the-mind-are-you-ready)

The legal age for consent in South Africa is 16 years old which means that people from that age can give consent to having sex. When it comes to safety, it doesn't matter what age you are- you need to practice safe sex by using condoms as well as another form of contraception. Unprotected sex is very dangerous.




B-Wise User Anonymous 2 April 2020 21:50

Hello doc,im a 32 years old lady.im currently in a serious relationship with th baby daddy.I lost contact with my ex and then I met this baby daddy that im with now.the thing is the ex is back and evrytime I see him I jst melt into this character that I dont know..I feel sooo badly in love with him and I want him back,he also want me back too,bt I dont want to hurt the current partner.What mst I do..plzz help im confused.

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 15:29

Hi there,

It's very important that you sit down and think about what you really want. You definitely can't have them both or lead them on, especially the baby daddy as it is unfair. 

Why are you still attracted to your ex? Be honest with yourself and make a choice especially for the sake of your child.




B-Wise User Anonymous 2 April 2020 21:07

Hi doc i have been having this pain on my right knee for months and a bad back pain on my low back i have been to a doctor and been in hospital nothing was done but gave me pain killers but the pain is still going on and becoming stronger i have a problem bending or sitting down on a chair and now my both feet are starting to pain and when the pain are strong i sometimes feel numb and have difficulty in moving my feet please help me i am tired of this terrible pain

Thank you for your question. We have sent it to an expert and will get back to you within 48 hours with a response.
B-Wise User Anonymous 2 April 2020 19:12

Hi doc I had unprotected sex on 27 January 2020 and had my period's on 07 February 2020 for 7 days could I b pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:49

Hello there, 


Please do a pregnancy test to be sure. 

Always use a condom when you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 April 2020 18:30

HI doc my baby is not eat for almost 3 days I don't know why she's 9months & she has already teething

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:31

Hi There, 

Teething may cause your baby to lack appetite, make sure your baby is well hydrated by giving a lot of fluids and you can get teething gel at the pharmacy 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 17:23

Hi I recently found out that I'm hiv positive of which I tested December and 3 months before tht I was negative in March this year I tested positive so my question is in period of time I want to know the viral load of could be? And how much should my viral load be for it to be undetectable or suppressed?

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 April 2020 16:44

Hi There Isma, 


In order to know your viral load you need to be tested at the clinic, Once you start taking ARV they will suppress your viral load. A suppressed viral load is 0 





B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 12:31

Hello doc nginenkinga yomoya onuka kabi(masuza)even mangikaka anuka kabi kungabe kuyini inkinga ngingasizakala kanjani and ngisuza frequently

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 April 2020 16:36

Sawubona, 


Ukunuka ku normal ngoba usuke ukhipha ukudla okungaphakathi, Phuza amanzi amaningi noma uye emtholamphilo oseduze nawe uthole usizo 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 12:09

Hey I have a problem, when I'm doing a sex with my partner I feel pain in my vagina, and I don't ejaculate

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 15:21

Hi Zizi, 

The first thing to make sure of is that your vagina is not dry during sex as this can cause pain. Sex should be a pleasurable experience so make sure your partner knows what you like and don't like. This might help with you reaching an orgasm. (read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/masturbation-and-orgasm-touch-play)


You should not be feeling any pain when having sex. If this continues, please visit the doctor or clinic.




B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 11:32

Good day im feeling flu like symptoms and nauseas and the lower abdomen is pulling under the navel please tel me what it mite be as i have ovaries but no womb

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:27

Hi There, 


Please go to the clinic for further screening and advice 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 11:22

Hello ... my 8month old baby has this skin problem ... im not sure its on his private part and around his neck ....its itchy and painfull at the clinic they say its nappy rash infection please help me out his always crying

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:26

Hello there, 


Your son may be having an allergic reaction to a bum cream you are using. Try not to use perfumed creams. The clinic can give you ointment to  apply 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 11:08

Please help i had unprotected sex 6 days after my period what are the chance that i might get pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:23

Hello there, 


You are likely to get pregnant read more https://bwisehealth.com/article/menstruation-facts-what-is-your-period


Do a pregnancy test after four weeks to confirm 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 11:03

Hie doc i want to know that how many days can you fall pregnant after ones monthly period

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 11:25

Hi There, 


Read this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/menstruation-facts-what-is-your-period



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 10:27

Helo guys...I have a prblm,I sort of lost contact with my ex,then I met someone else,we have a 13 year old daughter and we r in th process of getting married.my ex showed up and he want us to get back together and I really love him..what mst I do???

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:43

hello there, 


You can call any of the numbers here for further guidance  https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-relationships-family



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 April 2020 10:00

Please help I have a problem of itching inside my penis and private parts and a white discharge sometimes..I tried so many times even the medicine they give in clinic is not working.what can help?

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 April 2020 16:46

Hello there, 


You need to seek medical help and they can screen you for STI's . You need to finish the course of treatment they give you to make sure you are totally clear





B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 23:31

Hi i get constipated for maybe 2 days then get mild pain below the right rib cage that dissapears after visiting the loo doctor said was ulcer but took mrdiction no change comes and goes

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 April 2020 15:27

Hi There, 


You need to visit your nearest clinic or health professional for more screening. Find  your clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Snazozo 31 March 2020 19:38

Hi, i just has a c section 3 months ago and my stomarch is now biggest, how do i loss the fats

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 April 2020 16:24

Hi there, 


Please read https://bwisehealth.com/article/ways-to-flatten-your-belly



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 13:32

I am 9 wks pregnant and hadn't had spotting is it normal

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 13:42

Hi Bella, 

Congrats on your pregnancy, it is normal not to spot when you are pregnant. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 12:53

Hi I am 9 weeks pregnant it's my first pregnancy .I just want to know is it normal if I lay down and I don't feel pregnant but if I stand up my tummy feels hard

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 13:44

Hi, You are still early in the pregnancy, it is normal not to feel much changes, as the pregnancy grows you will feel the difference in your body 



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 12:40

I am feeling very tired but my legs and hands are bunning inside l am feeling hot inside my body even inside NY fingers wat is the cause of that l am having pain all over my body

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 13:41

Hi There, 


Please visit your nearest clinic fro further screening and medication



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 10:08

Hy I have been experiencing bumps/pimples in my vagina for about 5 years now and they occur occasionally and become swollen and painful at times,sometimes they dont appear,and they leave dark spotsð??¥ð??¢and they make me feel uncomfortable I once went to clinic and the nurse said it is caused by shaving.then I started using hair removal but stil

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:15

hi there, 


Please go yo the clinic and ask for STI screening, possible go to the clinic when you have an outbreak, You might have herpes which is an STI that causes painful pimples that appear and disappear 



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 09:16

My boyfriend is not telling me where we stand he has this bad habit of standing me up everytime we supposed to see each other ireally don't know what going on between us

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 April 2020 14:56

Hello there, 
A healthy relationship is one filled with love, kindness and respect. Respect for your partner and for yourself; so don’t accept being hurt or forced to do anything that you are not comfortable with.



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 08:31

Is it possible to fall pregnant when you have used a condom properly?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 13:35

Hi There, 


A condom is 99 percent effective and if used correctly you cannot get pregnant 



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 March 2020 08:09

What are different arvs

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 April 2020 12:42

Hello There, 


There are different types  ARVs and once your cd4 count and viral load has been tested your health care provider will be able to advie on the best one for you. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 22:50

Hi Doc is it possible that one could get pregnant even if they did not sperm inside you?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 11:13

Hi There, 


For pregnancy to occur sperm must meet with an egg, even if he pulled out before ejaculation the liquid(semen)  that comes out before ejaculation may have sperms. Use a condom everytime you have sex 





B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 22:31

How true is this...some say drinking grean tea while on contraceptive... you might get pregnant???

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 13:45

Not true, green tea is healthy



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 21:56

Hi..i had an ectopic pregnancy about a year and a few months ago.my partner and i have been trying for a baby for a few months now..question is will i ever fall pregnant again?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 11:23

Hi There, 


depending on the treatment you received after the ectopic pregnancy, there are chances that you may still fall pregnant, speak to your health care provider 



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 21:08

I have a question can you get pregnant when you had sex 5 days after your period?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 11:21

Menstruation, or getting your period, is a word people use to describe the few days (usually 2-7 days) every month when blood comes out of your vagina. It can be scary at first! But it is totally natural. Every girl will start her period (or to menstruate) in the next few years. At first, it may not be regular and happen every month.


Why do you bleed?

It is part of the cycle of your body that prepares you to have babies one day. All girls have thousands of eggs inside their ovaries (the body part that makes the eggs). At puberty these eggs start to ripen and begin to release one at a time, every month. If the sperm from a boy or man has joined with the egg a girl or woman can become pregnant. If not, you will get a menstrual period (bleed) once a month.


Your menstrual cycle takes around 28 days but it can be longer or shorter.


Days 1- 5: Your Period

Day 1 is the first day you bleed. This means your uterus (also called the "womb," and is where a baby grows when a women is pregnant) is losing its wall (lining).You may feel very sore and emotional.


Days 6 – 13: Period finishing and eggs prepare to escape

A new egg is getting riper inside your ovaries. Your uterus wall (lining) is growing thicker to prepare for release of the eggs.


Days 14 – 19: Ovulation time!

As your egg travels towards the uterus, your body is very fertile (ready to meet the sperm). So be careful, you can get pregnant easily during this time.


Days 19 – 28: Egg reaches the uterus and breaks

Once your egg reaches the uterus, it starts to break. 
If you are not pregnant, your period will start. You will be on day 1 of your menstrual cycle again.



B-Wise User Black stallion 30 March 2020 19:18

Home remedies for tight chest

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 10:54

Hi There Black stallion, 


You can try steaming, put boiling water in a basin and cover your self with a towel so that you inhale the steam. If you do not get better visit your nearest clinic



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 17:20

Hi Doc I had a miscarriage end of February I had lot nd big clots coming out for at least 3 days after it was just blood,I didn't go to the clinic or went to see a doctor,I used home remedies to clean my uterus and womb.what are the chances that I may not be cleaned up completely?? And how can I know if I'm not cleaned up and I need medical assistance?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 11:32

Hi there, 


You need to go to the clinic or health professional (gynaecologist) for further screening and to ensure you  have no infections 





B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 17:09

What causes back pain and severe headache,high temperature?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 11:01

Hi There, 

It could be a lot of factors, you need to visit your nearest clinic for further tests and also to get treatment




B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 15:18

Hi doc I would like to knw if lesbian sex is dangerous or not

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 10:59

Hi There, 


Lesbian sex is not dangerous but remember it is still sex meaning you can still get an STI and HIV so remember to take precautions. If you use sex toys read here https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-toys-the-dos-and-donts



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 March 2020 15:11

Hi doc my girlfriend she once cheatd on me with a boy but she says she ddnt sleep with him so ever since she confessed to me i don't trust her anymore we alwys fight the problm is i love her next month we will be celebrating 6yrs anniversary nd my b.dai we last met eye to eye on there 3rd of january we talk via phone only i nid help bcoz i lost my trust for her but my love doesnt change even when i tried to move on nd dump der is dis persn inside me who keps saying u cnt dump her bcoz u love her so deeply which is true she is my heart beat

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 April 2020 11:09

Hi There,

Seems like you love your girlfriend and still want your relationship, then you need to forgive her. You can also read here https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-relationships-family




B-Wise User Lvj 30 March 2020 10:58

Hallo i will like to help my female friend she sleeps with different men and now she has this bad smell comes from her private part i don't know where to start can u help me please

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 12:16

Hello there LVJ, 

You are a good friend for carrying for your friend, You can talk to your friend and also encourage them to go to the clinic to get checked for STI's, also refer your friend to BWise so she can also get more information on how to protect herself



B-Wise User Davisy 29 March 2020 19:47

My child is coughing and vomiting, what causes and what medicines to take

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 10:24

Hi Davidsy, 


Its best to take your child to the clinic for further assessment and they will give you the right medication 



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 March 2020 14:13

Hi iam using implant contraceptive the one under the upper arm...so iam planning to start drinking grean tea....Does grean tea affects the implant if i drink it while on contraceptive

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 14:06

Hi there, 


Green tea will not affect you anyhow, it is good and healthy for you 



B-Wise User Pascaline 29 March 2020 10:18

Hi i wnt to be pregnant again i was use 3months injection for 3years n my daughter is 5years n i give birth with c -section or is that a cause

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 14:09

Hi There, 


The injection may stay in your system for a while even  after you have stopped, keep trying you will soon get pregnant or you can also visit your dr for more screening and medication if needed 



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 March 2020 08:30

Hi been treated for uti twice n it still came back, its the third time in 1 month now...m i getting it sexually too since i had sex wth my partner before it was treated? And now the bleeding is not stopping its as if im on my periods while im on contraceptives

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 14:14

Hi there, 

You need to go to the clinic for STI Screening. It may be a severe case on UTI but also it could be an STI. The clinic will be able to give you medication to treat you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 March 2020 22:44

Hi i want to be pregnant but i dont Go on periods and i dnt use injection, so is it possible to fall pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 11:54

Hi There, 


You need to go visit a clinic or health care professional for further tests and if you need to take any medication to help you get pregnant they will advise. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 March 2020 21:42

Is it normal to get periods/spot while on the 3months injection

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 11:38

Hi, 

Yes it is normal to spot when you are on the injection, sometimes period will come and sometimes not 



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 March 2020 20:12

I have reddish rash on my back to to mu waist and its itchy What could it be?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 11:56

Hi There, 


It could be anything, the only way to confirm is to go to the clinic and get checked by a health professional, they would be able to give you medication to treat it. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 March 2020 15:14

How can i lose belly fat?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 11:36

Hi There, 


You can read about different ways in the get fit section. https://bwisehealth.com/category/get-fit



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 March 2020 10:18

Hy doc My eyes are always itchy and now we cannot touch our eyes because of coronavirus so what is the actual cause of it ????ð???ð???

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 11:58

Hey there, Your eyes being itchy could be a sign of different things, you need to go to the clinic or pharmacy and they can give you eye drops. Try and not scratch your eyes as it may cause more harm to them 



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 22:19

Every once in while my vagina itches so bad and has bad smell and my clitorus gets swollen

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 13:54

Hi There, 


You need to go to clinic and get screened for STI. And you will be given medication to treat it. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 21:55

Hi I have a problem of wet discharge that has a bad smell.I always feel like I didn't wipe myself properly on my Virgina...what does this mean

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 12:12

Most girls and women have vaginal discharge during their reproductive years. Discharge is normal if a clear or white liquid comes out of your vagina from time-to-time during your monthly cycle. It may feel a bit wet and sticky, but shouldn’t smell bad. If you have a discharge that has changed recently, smells bad, is brown or creamy in colour, or you have itching or sores around your vagina, you may have an infection and need to seek medical attention.

Different types of vaginal discharges that need medical attention:

• Thrush (Candida)
Thrush is an infection of the vagina that causes itching, as well as a creamy discharge. It is very common. It is not a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) but can be sexually transmitted.

• Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis is an infection of the vagina that causes a watery, bad smelling discharge. Although bacterial vaginosis is not an STI, having many sexual partners as well as cleaning your vagina with strong soaps can put you at risk for this infection.

• Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea
Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea are STIs that can cause an unusual discharge, or pain when you pee. Sometimes people don't have any symptoms of these STIs. If these infections are not treated they can cause damage to your womb, tubes and ovaries and if untreated may result in infertility.

Seek care as soon as possible if you have any symptoms or if you are concerned!

Not all infections are sexually transmitted, but it is not always easy to tell the difference. It is important that you and your partner see a nurse or a doctor to get tested and treated for all infections. Remember to avoid having unprotected sex until your doctor or nurse has advised you that it is safe to do so!



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 21:11

Hy doc my periods did came back today n my blood clots are backwish n doesnt smell good or it is bcoz of i have 3 months of not having my periods or it is something serious??

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 12:11

Hi There, 


Yes it could be caused by the fact that you haven't had your periods in three months, let your period continue to flow out and it will be normal, if you are in doubt or are bleeding too much than usual, please visit your nearest clinic  



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 20:55

Hello well I have a problem Lana ngaqalwa kuphuma discharge ngo 2015 ngsafunda grade 8 n lento yaqhubeka kuze kube imanjr ....I started having sex last year kodw nje this year I've been experiencing some problems ....Ngimila ezinye izinto sengye twice eclinic kulo nyaka n sengjovwe kabili but lento aypheli ngsaba kuthi ngzophila nalamaququva forever ð??­ð??­ð???

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 March 2020 12:04

Hello Maxoli, 

Ikhona i discharge e normal nenye futhi ebonisa ukugula ngaphakathi, funda kabanzi la https://bwisehealth.com/article/-i-have-a-discharge-do-i-have-an-sti-


Zama nokuya esibhedlela esikhulu kuze bekwazi ukupopola kuthi yini ebanga amaququva. Sebenza i condom sonkhe isikhathi mawenza ucansi 




B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 15:56

I have tried everything to get rid of bad breath...is there another surgical procedure maybe to sterilize my tounge maybe...or sinuses

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 16:04

hello there, 


Please visit a doctor, it could be an infection that is causing the bad breath and they will be able to give medication 



B-Wise User jenniferphindile 27 March 2020 15:15

ngicela ukubuza ukuthi kungenzeka yini ukuthi khona inkinga enginayo ngoba muva nje uma ngilala ngasohlangathini lakwesokunxele ngivuka ekseni kubuhlungu kanti nokulala ngohlangothi olulodwa lwangasokudla kuyangikhathaza. ingabe kufanele ngikhathazeke? noma ingabe kungenxa yesisindo ngoba kade ngise clinic last month i weight yami ingithusile ibe 115 isuka ku 105. please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 16:07

hello, 


Kungenzeka kuba isisindo sakho, zama ukwehlisa umzimba. mangabe ungabi ngcono noma ukhathazeke kakhulu iya emtholamphilo oseduze nawe 



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 14:58

Molo. Ndina 15 kulonyaka ndingalenza ucantsi okanye ndilinde ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 15:58

Ngabe ucabanga ukuya ocansini?

Kunengcindezi enkulu yokuya ocansini uma usemusha. Ungakubona kumabonakude, noma kube ngabangani bakho abakutshela ukuthi bona bayaya ocansini (ngesinye isikhathi basuke bengakwenzi lokho), noma kube yisithandwa sakho esicela ukuba niye ocansini.
Imizwa yocansi yimizwa yokufisa ukuya ocansini.
Imizwa yocansi yimizwa yokufisa ukuya ocansini; imvama imizimba yethu isuke isikade ikulungele ukuya ocansini, nakuba ingqondo yethu nemizwa yethu kungakakakulungeli.

Kunezinto ezimbalwa ezisemqoka okumele uzicabange ngaphambi kokunquma ukuthi ukulungele ngempela yini ukuya ocansini:

Cabanga ngokuthi kungani ufuna ukuya ocansini:

Isithandwa sakho sona sithini ngokuya ocansini?

Ngabe buqotho kangakanani ubuhlobo bakho nesithandwa sakho - senike nakhuluma ngocansi nesithandwa sakho? Usuke wamubuza?

Uzizwa uphoqelekile yini ukuya ocansini?

Ungasho yini ukuthi 'cha'; uyakwazi yini ukuwuguqula umqondo wakho noma nini?

Uyamphoqa yini omunye ukuba aye ocansini?

Umdala ngokwanele yini, ngokwemizwa, nangokomthetho?

ENingizimu Afrika umthetho uthi ungavuma ukuya ocansini kuphela uma uneminyaka eng-16 kuya phezulu.
Ukulungele yini?

Uyazi yini ukuthi ungazivikela kanjani ezifeni ezithathelwana ngocansi, noma ekukhulelweni okungadingekile?

Ucabangile yini ngokuhlela inzalo?

Unawo yini amakhondomu?

Noma yini oyikhethayo, khumbula ukuthi isinqumo esakho; ngakhoke cabanga kabanzi! Uma ucabanga ukuya ocansini, khuluma nodokotela, umhlengikazi noma umeluleki ngeziindlela zokuvimbela ukukhulelwa nokuzivikela egciwaneni lesandulela ngculazi nasezifeni ezithathelwana ngocansi, enzaucansi lube ngoluphephile.



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 14:41

Hi doc.i took a morning after pill on the 26 February 2020 and was suppose to see my period on the 5 March 2020,so wana ask if I can me period .

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 16:13

Hi there, 


The morning after pill may change your menstrual cycle, but also remember the pill is not 100 percent effective, take a pregnancy test  just to make sure you are not pregnant 



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 March 2020 11:46

Hi. I'm still a virgin and my boyfriend want me to have sex and iam scared , help me

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 15:56

Thinking about having sex?

There is a lot of pressure to have sex when you are young. You might see it happening on TV or your friends may tell you that they're having sex (sometimes even if they're not). Your boyfriend/girlfriend may even be asking you to have it.

Sexual feelings are the feelings of wanting to have sex, and usually our bodies are ready for sex long before our minds and emotions.




There are a few important things to think about to check if you are really ready to have sex:


How does your boyfriend/girlfriend feel about having sex?

How honest is your relationship - have you talked about it openly and honestly? Have you asked them?


Are you feeling pressured to have sex?

Do you feel that you can say no or change your mind at any time?


Are you pressuring someone else to have sex?


Are you old enough, emotionally and according to the law?

In South Africa, the law states that you can only consent (agree) to sex if you are 16 years or older.


Are you prepared?

Do you know how to protect yourself from sexually transmitted infections or unwanted pregnancy?

Have you thought about contraception?

Do you have condoms?



Whatever you decide, remember— it’s your decision so think about it!


If you decide to have sex, speak to your doctor, nurse or counsellor about what contraception and protection you are going to use make sex safe. You need to protect yourself and your partner from HIV and sexually transmitted infections and an unwanted pregnancy.



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 March 2020 18:58

Hi doc I have dark spots in my penis, sometimes my penis gets ichy

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 15:41

Hello, 


Please go to your nearest clinic for screening 



B-Wise User Lilly89 26 March 2020 14:02

I have been exposed to hiv through sexual intercouse , my partner didnâ??t tell me that he is hiv positive. I only went to the doctor after 7 days of exposure. He prescribed ARvs with dolutegravir the TLD is there possibility that I might have not been infected? And my Dr even suggest I take the arvâ??s for 6 months.

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 16:16

Hi There, 


Continue taking the medication the dr gave you use a condom every time you have sex. You may or may not been infected, only an HIV test will confirm that 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 March 2020 13:45

Hy my last shot was on 8may 2019 i was using injection 4 3 years so now i have lower back pains n spotting every month n having thick n jelly discharge so when will my periods come back n is any thing wrong with me

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 March 2020 16:20

Hi There, 


Everybody reacts differently, your periods will come back but if you are really worried visit your local clinic . 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 March 2020 00:49

Hi i have been off from the injection(3 month) for almost 5years now,the injection is already out of my system...i always have tummy cramps and back pains for as long as i can remember,was by the doctor many times and was told i have discharge syndrome...my husband and i are trying for a baby ever since im off the injection now my question is can discharge be the reason we never fell pregnant yet or is there other reasons..??

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 13:04

Hi Nikki,


There are many reasons why one cannot fall pregnant, You and your husband need to visit a doctor for more tests to be done on both of you and better advice 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 March 2020 00:47

Hi there i have a problem with my womb 2018 ihad miscarriage and after that i bleed 8 months nonstop since January to September .On october it stops till now im no longer having my periods and no headeck .So is the any possibility that i can fall pregnant or i already on menopause?

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 13:06

Hello Melelo, 


It could be a number of different things why your period has stopped. It is also not normal to bleed for 8 months. Visit your nearest dr or hospital for further testing and medication if needed. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 March 2020 00:14

Hi. Ive been experiencing back pains whenever i stand up after bending down and i cant remember some things said ro me 2 minutes ago

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 13:07

Hello Gentlemen, 


Back pains can be very painful and caused by a number of things including sitting for long hours, Take pain killers but if the pain becomes too much to bear visit your nearest hospital for further tests 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 March 2020 22:58

Hi I had a bad running stomach and it was very painful I was rolling down I couldn't eat I lost too much weight when I try to walk I lost balance even today I can't eat I don't have appetite and so is my son we suffered the same thing now we feel the cramps in the stomach so what can be the cause that.

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 13:09

Hello there, 


You and your son both need to go to the hospital fr further screening, remember to take lots of liquids preferably water to stay hydrated 



B-Wise User Puppys 25 March 2020 10:58

Hi my one eye has tweeching for the last three months what could the problem be please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:50

Hello there, 


It could be different things causing your eye to twitch, please visit your nearest hospital so the conduct more tests and give you good results



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 March 2020 08:45

My boyfriend has rash on his penis nd i had unprotected sex with him what should I do

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 13:12

Hey Shawty, 

An STI (sexually transmitted infection) is an infection that is spread from person to person through sexual contact. If you're going to have sex, there is only one way to protect yourself from getting an STI, that's by practicing safe sex. And it can't just be safe sex some of the time, or even most of the time… it really has to be safe sex every time!

Get protected NOW:

Always use a condom

Having unprotected sex increases your chances of getting an STI, so always use a condom!

Stick with one partner

Having more than one sexual partner puts you at higher risk of getting an STI. So, stick to one partner and stay faithful to each other.

If you have any signs of an STI, get treated

Having an STI puts you at a higher risk of getting another one. If you have any signs of an STI (discharge, rash or sores on your vagina or penis) go to the clinic to get tested and treated as soon as possible.

If your partner has had an STI, make sure you get tested and treated

Sometimes you don't know you have an STI, as you may not have any symptoms. If your partner has been diagnosed with an STI, or you think she/he may have an STI, get tested and treated yourself!

Remember it is also OK to say no if you don't want to have sex. This is a sure way to protect yourself from getting an STI!





B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 23:26

Good evening...Iâ??m having problems with conceiving I was using nurestirate but I stopped a year and few months Iâ??m having my periods normally but when I try to conceive itâ??s hard

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:13

Hello, 


Please visit your nearest clinic for further tests and advice. The reason could be the contraceptive is still in your body or your doctor will further investigate 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 22:22

Hi. I'm suffering from a bad skin condition my skin is full of Dark sports and and my face is even worse cz I have pimples and darksports tooð???ð???.

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:44

Hello there, 

Puberty and bad skin seem to go hand in hand. This is because during puberty your hormones get too excited causing the oil glands underneath your skin start making more oil (sebum).


All this oil (sebum) mixes with dead skin cells to cause blockages on the surface of the skin called pimples or acne. Both boys and girls can get pimples and acne during puberty on their neck, face, chest, back and shoulders.


Having bad skin can be embarrassing and make you feel shy. Try not to worry, most skin problems clear up after puberty when your hormones calm down!


But there are ways you can try to make the bad skin days go faster:

  • Wash your face twice a day (no more) with warm water and soap made for people with acne.
  • Don't squeeze your pimples.
  • Avoid touching your face with your fingers.
  • Keep your hair clean and out of your face.
  • If you wear makeup, remove all of it before you go to sleep.
  • Drink lots of water!
  • Keep your face out of the sun.
  • Try changing your diet and eat more fresh fruit and vegetables.
  • Avoid oily creams - they can block your pores.
  • Speak to a chemist or doctor if your skin problems seem to be getting worse.


B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 17:54

I am 22 and I got married last year November...me and my husband have been trying to have a child but I can't fall pregnant... I am I infertile

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:35

Hello there, 


You may or may not be infertile but to know for sure you and your husband need to visit a doctor for further tests on both of you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 17:36

Hi my son will be turning 3 year in few months but he can't speak

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 11:55

Hi Lisa, 


Children develop at different stages, especially boys develop a bit slower than girls. You have nothing to worry about if your baby is healthy. Keep talking to him and teaching him words but if you are really worried then visit your nearest clinic 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 17:04

Atroiza is a medication for what?

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 11:53

Hello, 

Atroiza is an antiretroviral (ARV) regimen



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 16:20

I am 20 years old doing electrical engineering and I've just lost my little sister now I have just found out that am pregnant .how can I tell my family ?do I have to terminate it?

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 11:51

Hello there, 


Hearfelt condolonces on loosing your little sister,  An unplanned pregnancy can be a pretty big shock. As long as you're keeping yourself healthy and feeling okay about your decision, there is no wrong way to deal with it. Here are your main options:


• Being a good parent:  Having the baby and raising it yourself means making some decisions, like whether you stay in school, TVET or university. Is your baby's daddy with you? Does he want to help take care of the child? What support do you have in your life? If your family can help you, it's a lot easier.

• Adoption:  This means you would have the baby but another family would raise the child. It can be hard to give birth to a child and then let them go but, it can also be a real comfort to know that someone's taking care of your child, especially if you aren’t able to.

• Termination of pregnancy (abortion):  This is a medical procedure which ends a pregnancy. In South Africa, if you're over 12 years old you have the right to consent to it. Termination of pregnancy might leave you with a lot of different feelings, from relief to sadness. If you're considering it, talk to a doctor or go to a clinic that specialises in women's health. Make sure the process is safe for you and is done by medical professionals at a proper clinic or hospital.

Think carefully about your options. Maybe ask yourself:  Can I take care of a child? Do I want a child?  These are tough questions to ask, but they're worth facing up to, to find the right option for you.

If you are pregnant and want to receive information on pregnancy and your baby for free from NDOH, register for MomConnect at your local clinic or dial * 134 * 550 #.




B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 15:52

I've just found out im pregnant...but a few days before that...i started getting this really sharp pains on the right side of my tummy...and i've also been throwing up a yellow slime that tastes bitter...pls i would really like to know if it is anything serious.T.I.A

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:43

Hey Angels, 


Congratulations on your pregnancy. Please visit your nearest clinic for further tests and scans. Vomiting during pregnancy is normal but also if it becomes too much please see a health professional 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 March 2020 12:50

I would like to now what can I do about private it's very itchy even the inside and discharge that smells funny and I'm always wet down there is there something I can take

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 11:49

Hello there, 


You need to visit your nearest clinic, you could have an infection or an STI. The clinic will be able to screen you and give you medication. 



B-Wise User Puppys 24 March 2020 12:38

Hi I found out that I'm positive in 2014 and this was one year 8moths after my son was born I guess I want to now if he will be okay and by the way me and my partner went together to get tested and the only reason we did go was because the doctor at the clinic said he should have one done cause he had TB and he wasn't getting better I just need to now isn't possible that I got from him because I was negative long before I met him and negative before we had baby and negative after I gave birth

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:11

Hello there, 

If you were negative when you had the baby then the baby will be negative, but if you were positive and did not disclose to your dr then you need to get your baby tested, If you take all the necessary precautions you will be fine. Always use a condom when having sex to avoid reinfection. Also, take your ARVs every day and live a healthy and fruitful life



B-Wise User Kgdxssf 23 March 2020 17:19

I am 7 months pregnet I this whaite thing coming out of my virgina but it is not smally?

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:39

Hello, 


Please visit your nearest clinic if you are concerned 



B-Wise User Dipsee dee 23 March 2020 16:43

Hi, my baby is 5 months old and she has a fever

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 11:38

Hello, 


Please call a health professional if the fere is for more than 3 days. In the meantime give the baby medicine with paracetamol like panado. You can also bath the baby with like warm water 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 March 2020 16:26

Is extreme high blood pressure risky to pregnancy?

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 11:36

Hello Lesedi, 


Yes it can be harmful to you and the baby, please visit your nearest clinic for a checkup 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 March 2020 16:24

What are the things that I have to do so that I can't feel like I'm depressed

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:02

If you're struggling with feelings of hopelessness or depression, or rely on substances like alcohol or drugs to help you cope, talk to these people:

  • Suicide crisis line: 0800 567 567 or sms 31393
  • Depression and Mental Health Helpline: call 0800 567 567 daily between 8am and 89pm for counseling and referral if you're suffering from depression, anxiety or mental health issues
  • The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG): 011- 262-6396
  • Mental health line: 011 783 1474
  • Substance Abuse Helpline 0800 121314 can give you help and information about alcohol and drug abuse. SMS line: 32312
  • The National Tobacco Quit Line at 011 7203145 can give you information on tobacco and how to stop smoking.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous SA National Helpline: 0861 435 722
  • Al-Anon(for family and friends of alcoholics): 0861 252 666
  • Alateen (group for young people with alcohol problems): 0861 252 666/ 021 595-4508
  • Narcotics Anonymous: 0861 006962Help & Support: Mental Health & SubstAbusNarconon South Africa: 011 

For help with overwhelming life challenges or suicidal feelings, speak to someone who is trained to listen. Contact Lifeline:

  • LifeLine Durban: 031 303 1344
  • LifeLine East London: 043 743 7266
  • LifeLine Free State: 057 357 2746
  • LifeLine Johannesburg: 011 728 1331
  • LifeLine Klerksdorp: 018 462 7838
  • LifeLine Nelspruit: 013 755 2635
  • LifeLine Rustenburg: 014 594 1592/3158
  • LifeLine Vaal Triangle (Acorn Park): 016 428 1740
  • LifeLine Western Cape (Cape Town): 021 461 1113
  • LifeLine West Rand (Krugersdorp): 011 665 2281
  • LifeLine Zululand: 035 797 3250


B-Wise User Anonymous 23 March 2020 15:58

Heyy I am 13 years old and I'm in grade 7 I have this girl in my class that keeps on asking me to have sex with her as her birthday present I want to but don't know if that is going bring problems like pregnancy please tell me what show should I do

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 11:33

Hello there, 

Havi ng sex is a personal choice and you should not be pressured to having sex. Read this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-on-the-mind-are-you-ready



B-Wise User Eminem's kid 23 March 2020 15:51

Heyy what should I do when I know I can get good grades and are one of the best learners in class but struggling with home issues and my friends keeps on saying bad stuff about my grades like i cheated on a test but knowing i didn't plz help me and give me good advice

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 March 2020 12:00

Hey There, 


Its a good thing that you remain positive. Your friends should not be saying bad things to you and don't allow them to pressure you. Read more on peer pressure https://bwisehealth.com/article/peer-pressure-dealing-with-it


On the other issues that are going on at home, you can call the childline toll free number to talk to a councilor  on 08000 55555



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 March 2020 12:46

Within how many days can you drink morning after pill

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 14:01

Hello there, 


You can take it within 120 hours which s 5 days of having unprotected sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 March 2020 21:16

What makes a woman not to conceive while she is having sex most of the time

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 14:02

Hello, 


A lot of things can cause a woman, not to conceive, the best way to find out is to consult a doctor near you for further tests 



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 March 2020 18:28

How to treat weak erection and early ejaculation? Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:57

Hello, 


Please read https://bwisehealth.com/search?keyword=ejaculation



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 March 2020 18:26

My boyfriend has a problem of sperming, he takes more than 10min before he sperm. Does he have a problem or am the problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:58

Hello, 


He does not have a problem, its normal for guys to take long reaching climax



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 March 2020 17:34

How can i heal my viginal infection from sex at home

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 14:04

Hello, 


It depends on what infection your vagina has. If it is an STI you have to go to your local clinic for tests and medication. Read more here https://bwisehealth.com/search?keyword=vagina



B-Wise User Thulanecomfort 22 March 2020 14:40

I want to find out the is any cure for epilepsy?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:45

Hi there,

Epilepsy is a chronic disease. It currently does not have any cure. There is treatment that the doctor gives you after they assess you and confirm that you really have epilepsy, you are suppose to take that treatment everyday to control your fits.



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 March 2020 12:33

I had my periods a week ago, to my surprise I wake up yesterday to find out i am restarting my periods...is this normal? What is the cause? Am I okay?....

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:44

Hi Zoey,

The information you have provided us is not sufficient. Are you on any contraceptive?

We are suspecting hormonal imbalance or side effects of contraceptives.



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 March 2020 09:28

What to do when on periods and vomiting whilst in pain?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:53

Hello there, 


You can take medication to lower the pain and vomiting. Please visit your nearest healthcare provider 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 March 2020 08:01

I've just discovered that my boyfriend of 7years is having a child with someone else so basically he has been cheating....and i want to break up with him but i still love him with all my heart bt i dont think i will ever forget the betrayal he has shown me. And now when i think of this i can't help but cry and i'm developing signs of depression and suicidal thoughts please kindly advice me on this matter

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 14:12

Hello, 


You can talk to someone on Suicide helpline: 0800 567 567 or SMS 31393

Childline National Hotline: 08000 55555


These are toll free numbers so even if you dont have airtime they will work 
 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 March 2020 21:25

Am I allowed to have sex at a young age

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:47

Hello, 


Read this section https://bwisehealth.com/category/basics-of-s-e-x




B-Wise User Anonymous 20 March 2020 19:25

Hi my baby is 2 months old and is always eating / breastfeeding, so I'm not sure if she is getting enough and she does not sleep

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:43

Hello, 


Please join MUM Connect on *134*550# for more answers



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 March 2020 16:48

Hi.ive been diagnosed with PCOS n have been on chronic medication 4 about 8 years. Ive been to private doctors who initially diagnosed me n continued treatment at Port Shepstone Regional Hospital OPD. Whilst on treatment, ive been getting more sick ...medication has had a reverse effect on me. Eg. I was given ridaq by the nurse 4 high blood pressure twice n upon taking it...the reading after an hour increased. This happened twice on the same day whilst at the hospital. The similar thing happened with thyroxin....all the symptoms just intensifies.I did tell the doctors all the medications they've prescribed are not working 4 me n they havent referred me to any other specialist besides gynaecologists 2 treat endometriosis n been put on depo provera as per my request. Still many symptoms persist as it effects all my body systems. Because my immune system is weak i easily pick up infections or viruses n these tend to repeat themselves. Im currently not taking any chronic medications. Even if i do take sleeping tablets or allergex it keeps me awake the entire night n the next day im either groggy or extremely exhausted. Memory loss, weight gain, water retention in my entire body, lack taste of salt, continuous high blood pressure, high blood sugar, frequent urination, extremely fatigued, lack of energy, extremely dry skin , sleep apnea...havent had a deep sleep 4 over 5 years now. Darkening n thickening of skin under armpits, neck n groin area. Excessive growth of skin. Loss of hair also hirsutism.Constipated sometimes. Cant keep focused, continuous headaches even before being on depo provera. Tongue sticking out n biting on it whilst asleep. Underdeveloped breasts. Been anaemic, wheezing were symptoms when i was very young. I was an A student right up until grade 7 but results decreased drastically upon entering high school. Ageing teeth as soon as permanent teeth developed n cavities.continuous bloatedness in tummy n wind. Recurring infections, ulcers, heartburn, indigestion, irregular breathing, wake up at night gasping 4 air, snoring.muscle weakness. Rheumatic arthritis. I did research this n all of these symptoms incl. PCOS are caused by pituary adenoma. So basically the symptoms were being treated but not the cause. Experts of this field...please shed some light on this matter urgently or advise on the best tests to carry out....many regards.

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:16

Hi There, 

You need to see a doctor for further screening and give the history for a more accurate diagnostic 




B-Wise User Anonymous 19 March 2020 22:19

I am growing ances under my amplet.i just want to know what can be the cause and what one can used to stop the growth of them

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 15:35

Please visit your nearest clinic and talk to health care provider 



B-Wise User BontleB96 19 March 2020 21:37

Hi i frequently have headaches what can i do besides taking painkillers or over the counter medication?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:20

Hi Bontke, 


Headaches can be a sign of a bigger illness, drink lots of water and take pain killers. If you keep having them please consult your local clinic for further tests and advise 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 March 2020 21:07

Hi I'm HIV positive since diagnosed December and immediately went to clinic for medication and Im taking them in order but now my worry is this corona virus...how is gonna affect me and Please by advising with meds that can boost my immune system...

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:17

Hi Gugu, 


Continue taking your medication, you can take additional vitamin supplements but also remember to eat healthy and exercise 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 March 2020 18:01

Hello,I would like to be assisted on how to quit chewing smokeless tobbacco,plz help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:27

Hello, 


Please read here https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-quit-smoking



B-Wise User Edward1975 19 March 2020 15:58

Good day The HIV Medicine TLD. Please advise if it is available at any pharmacies or is this also available at oat our clinics. I am refering to the following medicine: Reydin - Cipla Volutrip - Aurobindo Luvigen - Hetero Macleods - Kovatrax Tablets Mylan - Acriptega Sonke - Telatri Emdolten - Aspen Nuveco - Adcock Ingram

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:15

Hello Edward, 


TLD is available at health care facilities. Talk to your health professional if you want to switch to TLD 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 March 2020 13:52

How can I treat imbalance hormone to get pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:36

Hello, 


Please visit you nearest clinic and your health care provider can advise on what medication to take 



B-Wise User Winnie Patane 19 March 2020 13:47

What to use for constipation for infants

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:35

Hello, 


You can give warm water or squeeze fresh orange juice. Also, consult your health care provider if it persists. 





B-Wise User Anonymous 19 March 2020 13:30

I have been having chest pain since October last year it comes and goes what can be the problem.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:19

Mrs M, 


Chest pains could  be a symptom to various illnesses. Please see your local health care worker for further tests, Xrays, and advice 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 March 2020 10:42

Hi there, since 2010 Sep,I started testing for HIV test till now which is 38 times including Elisa test in 2012,then all my results came negative,and on July 2010 I slept with a girl Who was apparently HIV positive by then, therefore are there any chances that,I contracted the virus or not , still negative till now.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:11

Hello there, 


if you have had sex with someone who is HIV Positive, it is possible that you may be infected. Get tested and use a condom every time you have sex. Remember it is not only HIV that you can get but also STI's 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 March 2020 09:23

I would like to advise the question about constipation, I had a similar problem and my doctor advised me to drink warm water throut the day and it works wonders for me. I no longer drink cold water.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:12

Thank you for your advice 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 March 2020 23:55

Hi! last year i got STI frm.my previous relationship,i went to local clinic to seek medical help.as i move to a new relationship we had unprotected sex and my new partner got infected by STI...does this means im a carrier or i wasn't heeled by tge time i take my medication?pls help

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:59

Hello Queen K, 


Did you finish taking your meds that you were given at the clinic? It is possible that the healing process was not completed. Go back to the clinic with your current partner and make sure you complete  the course of treatment. Also, use condoms every time you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 March 2020 14:57

I struggle with constipation please help me

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:51

Hello there, 


Constipation can be really painful, try drinking more water, 8 glasses a day, if it doesn't get better, visit your nearest clinic and they may prescribe something for relief 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 March 2020 11:48

Hi I would like to know what will happen if 2 Hiv positive people sleep together without protection?!

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 14:51

Hi De One, 


If two HIV positive people have sex, they risk reinfecting each other. If they are on medication they can become resistant to the ARVS. If you are living positively always use a condom when having sex 



B-Wise User Bucx 18 March 2020 08:09

My urine takes time to come out even if I drank a lot of water I even started to urinate sitting down what could it be

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:34

Hi there,

Please consult the clinic to send you to a URO clinic. This sounds like urinary incontinence and there are a lot of underlying causes.


Search our clinic finder here: https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Molazba 17 March 2020 13:39

coronavirus

B-Wise User Anonymous 17 March 2020 13:28

My Penis Has Been Itchy For More Than Three Days Now What Can I Do TO Stop The Itchiness

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 14:41

Hello Issa, 


You need to go to the nearest clinic to seek medical assistance. An itchy penis could be a sign of an infection. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 17 March 2020 11:58

I'd like to know if you happen to be positive and start on treatment then when you check again the results come out negative what can be done

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 13:14

Hi There, 


The treatment suppresses your viral load, this means it may happen that when you test the test is negative. It does not mean that the HIV is no longer there. Don't stop taking your medication and use a condom every time you have sex to avoid reinfection 



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 22:55

Hy...I'm having warts on my Virginia for about a while now...I've been to hospital but no help...now they've grown so much I can't walk...any home remedies...can't deal with this pain...help!!!

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 10:19

Hi, 


There are no home remedies for warts, you need to go to the hospital urgently and depending on the severity they will treat you. Do not stay home as the more they grow they are more dangerous 



B-Wise User Aerra 16 March 2020 21:51

My girlfriend wants us to have sex but are can't not that am not ready it's just that she two years younger than me but I can't tell her that am worried about her what should I do

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 14:15

Hello There, 


Having sex is a personal choice and you do not need to feel pressured into having sex. You can also read https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-on-the-mind-are-you-ready



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 19:57

Medical BTL will you be able to fall pregnant again? What are the procedures??

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:25

Hi Zeeh,

This is to sterilize you, meaning its to stop pregnancy from happening.

Some people choose to tie the tubes and some people choose to cut the tubes to prevent movement of the eggs and the sperm.

Please visit your clinic to properly plan for your family and ask all the questions you have.

Find more information here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy




B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 17:37

Good day I am on Aluvia, Lamivudine and Zidovudine combination that I take everyday @ 07h00 and @ 19h00. What I would like to know is how important is the time when it comes to taking this tablets? Fo instances the reminder would go on @ 07h00 and at that time I am still in the shower getting ready for work. So I would try to finish as quick as I can then go straight to the pills box and take my meds. The delay would be like 10 to 20 minutes, but that's not everytime hey, just that it happens sometimes like when I'm running late. But it never goes to 30 minutes or more. Sometimes in the evening as well I'd be having a conversation with a neighbor or something then @ 19h00 the reminder goes on. Now there will be that moment that you want to quickly kill the conversation with this person cz you know what you have to do, the more you try the more they continue to talk and you don't wanna sound rude by just walking away. Eventually a chance is available to quickly run into the house to take the pills, then only to notice that there is a 10 to 15 minutes delay. How critical is that? One of the nurses I once asked said one should always avoid a delay which is 30 minutes or more, if you are still within 5 to 20 late you don't have to stress. But then again you get other people who oppose that. Cz it does happens sometimes that the reminder would go on and you are not at home at that time but within a walking distance to your house. By the time you get home you're 10 to 15 minutes late. Will that have an impact on how the medication works in your body? Even though you were taking the meds constantly on time for 3 to 4 weeks? Can that day or two days of delay have a negative impact on the way the ARVs work?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:24

Hi there,

I am happy you are so consistent with your pills, big ups for that!

The time is set because tablets have a half life and threshold inside our bodies. So if I am suppose to take treatment for two times a day, at 8am and 8pm this means that the pill has ended in my body by 8pm, hence I have to top up with another pill .

So if you miss a pill by 20 minutes or so, its not a train smash especially if it happens now and then, but you must make sure that it does not happen everyday, because you now confuse the body and the tempering with the threshold of the pill inside you.



B-Wise User Judas 16 March 2020 16:02

I was diagnosed with general warts in 2016 they wanted to operate me but I decided otherwise last year I went to a doctor who didn't diagnose me with an STD as a result I relaxed so now whether it's warts or because my penis has sores around it and I also have a lump in my testicles so I'm confused I don't what do

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:28

Hi there,

Please consult the clinic, this sounds like a possible STI, maybe syphilis. (read more: https://bwisehealth.com/article/sti-questions-all-the-answers-)

We do have treatment for it, you don’t have to suffer alone and make sure your sexual partner(s) are also treated to avoid re infection. 



B-Wise User Unathiray 16 March 2020 14:47

I gave birth with C-section and my belly is big what I can I use or do to lose weight

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:35

Hi there,

Abdominal exercises are good, but only if the doctor has given you clearance that the scar has healed, or its at least two months after.

Take it easy and start a good diet and exercise more.



B-Wise User Uyabongeka 16 March 2020 13:33

How do we get morning afters for free

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 14:42

Hi Uyabongeka, 

At your local public clinic you can get the morning after pill



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 12:59

Hi , was diagnosed last dcmber and at stated my treatment Jan , cd4 count was over 750 in Jan ..... m I on high risk of transmitting it or it is supresed

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:35

Hello, 


Continue using condoms to prevent spreading the disease and to protect your partner. Keep taking your medication consistently  



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 12:45

Hi there,is HIV Elisa test conclusive after two years of possible HIV infection

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 14:38

Hi there, 


Please do another HIV Test. An inconclusive test does not mean you are HIV Negative or positive. To make sure of your results, you need to do another test 



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 12:39

Is it normal to have abdominal pain during sex when you do certain positions

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:22

Hi there,

It's abnormal to have pain when having sex, it could be you are dry or it is an STI, please visit the clinic for treatment



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 12:06

Does having diabetes lower the chances of having children

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:30

Hi there,

Yes and no, diabetes is a chronic disease, therefore needs to be managed well and controlled well.

If you take treatment well you can have healthy babies, but if its uncontrolled like any other condition, you will have unhealthy babies or even struggle conceiving.




B-Wise User NtokozoCandy 16 March 2020 12:05

Does having diabetes lower the chances of having children

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:20

Hi NtokozoCandy,

Yes and no. Diabetes is a chronic disease, therefore it needs to be managed well and controlled well. (https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-diabetes)

If you take treatment properly, you can have healthy babies, but if its uncontrolled like any other condition, you will have unhealthy babies or even struggle conceiving.



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 March 2020 00:27

what make one loose interest sexually on his partner after having a baby am afraid of losing someone I love over something I don't understand please help me

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:37

Hi there,

Hormonal imbalance, after you give birth your hormones are still not back to their original levels, give it time its going to come back again.

You should never feel pressured to having sex, and sex does not keep a partner, it's their decision to leave.

Have you tried alternatives, e.g. safe oral sex for both of you? This might also help to stimulate your arousal.

Good luck.



B-Wise User the raven 16 March 2020 00:19

hallo there qsince my early days at school i keep forgetting what i read during my school i quit so now am working at one of the leading companies in S.A am afraid that I keep forgetting thinks that are needed to keep my work so I want to that is it anything wrong with me from worried raven

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:16

Hi there,

Short memory loss is worrisome. Please consult a doctor as soon as you can.

Some people who struggle with this have emotional issues that needs to be unpacked by a psychologists or a psychiatrist, or the mind needs to be treated to make sure it functions optimally.

You can also take diet reach of Omega, iron and start with exercise routine. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 March 2020 21:34

What is COVID 19

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:21

Hello there,


For all covid questions, send a HI on whatsapp to 0600 123 456 



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 March 2020 21:02

Em Hi wanted to ask if is the something wrong with me if...if I don't have sexual feelings with anyone at all!ð???

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:32

Hello, 


Nothing is wrong with you if you don't have any sexual feelings. Our bodies develop differently 



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 March 2020 20:05

Hey guys I have a problem when its come to sex.....

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 12:22

Hello Kabelo, 


You can read all about sex here https://bwisehealth.com/category/basics-of-s-e-x



B-Wise User MacKay 15 March 2020 09:44

Hey guys, my late sister's daughter (16)she doesn't have a birth certificate due to not having an immunisation card. Her mom gave birth to her at home nd never went to the Clinic/ Hospital until she fell sick and passed away when the child was 4 years.Getting a school for her it was hard because she doesnt have the particulars nd because of that she started school at the age of 8years. At school they connected us with the social workers but still we haven't received help. Now the child is 16years old in grade 8 this year without a birth certificate. Please help since she was birth at home where can I get an immunisation card for her?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:12

Hi there,

Please visit a home affairs office near you and find out what they say, but I think the process is you start at the home affairs they will give you forms to fill in and consult a hospital near you, plus social workers need to be included.


B-Wise User Anonymous 14 March 2020 18:00

Hellow guys my question is... is there a cure for this Coroni disease

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 12:04

Hello, 


For all corona questions, please send a HI to whatsapp no 0600 123 456 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 March 2020 17:13

I have been raped it was very traumatic, I have reported this to the police station and went to the doctor for the job tests n pregnancy test, now even my partner doesn't want to marry me saying my vagina is loose and it's my fault

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:02

Hi Ashika,

I am so sorry for the traumatic experience you had. Unfortunately the vagina doesn’t go back to its original state after such a traumatic violation. But you can continue to do pelvic exercises to tighten the pelvic floor and vaginal muscles.

This is the best you can do otherwise you are enough as you are, you will find a suitable person who will love you the way you are, don’t despair. What happened to you is not your fault at all. (https://bwisehealth.com/article/trauma-and-bad-experiences-not-a-sign-of-weakness)

Please visit your nearest Thuthuzela centres or clinic and request counselling. It is an important part of healing.



B-Wise User FIASCO 14 March 2020 13:38

Who can I have sex with?

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 12:07

Hello, 


You can have sex with anyone of legal age and they must have consented to have sex with you. If there is no consent its rape. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 March 2020 10:47

I'm currently 20 weeks pregnant and my back is killing me with pain, any suggestions?

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 11:51

Hello, 


Congratulations on your pregnancy.  To ease back pain you can take a hot bath and also try changing your sleeping positions. If it becomes unbearable please visit your nearest clinic or health professional 



B-Wise User Thabang Mphuthi 14 March 2020 09:56

What is HI virus

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 11:48

Hello Thabang, 


Please read more on Hiv here https://bwisehealth.com/category/hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 March 2020 00:41

I'm a mother n I'm pregnant nmy first born is olso pregnant how do I deal with the situation I'm confused help

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 15:36

Hello, 


You can talk to a counselor on any of the toll free numbers https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-mental-health-substance-abuse



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 March 2020 17:46

Hi. My daughter is 4 year's old and she have heavy chest and coughing what can I give her?

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 11:43

Hello there, 


Chest pains could be a symptom of different things. Please take her to the clinic urgently 



B-Wise User Zoo 13 March 2020 17:03

Do people with HIV need to get circumcised

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:15

Yes, Hiv doesn't prevent you from circumcising, you health worker will advise 



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 March 2020 15:47

Hello I like to rewrite my matric but how do I register myself for rewriting my matric

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:27

Hi Selwyn, 


You can go to your school and register to rewrite. you can also get more options here  https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-failed-matric-what-do-i-do-now



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 March 2020 14:56

My periods are irregular I don't know what wrong it's been 3 months now ,when i went to the clinic the nurse gave me pills and assured me they will help stop the blood flow but it didn't so I want to know what may be the problem?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:14

Hi There, 


It could be an issue with your hormones, go back to your clinic and they will prescribe something else if the pills didn't work



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 March 2020 10:14

Good day I just found out that im pregnant and im not willing to keep the baby. I want to know that does government hospitals perform termination of pregnancy while a person has an operation that is less than 3 years.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 10:54

Hey There, 

Yes the Hospitals do provide termination according to the number of months you are pregnant. The Health Care Worker is trained staff they will know what to do in light of your operation.

Please don’t forget to ask for counseling , because it’s a package that you will need for the process you will undergo and it is important.



B-Wise User Frezzel 13 March 2020 08:12

I had unprotected sex then took coca cola after sex.Two months has now passed without seeing my periods.am gaining weight, have had about two home pregnancy test but they results negative.what can wrong?or. An I possibly be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 March 2020 12:19

Hi Frezel, 


You could be pregnant. Coca cola is not a method of contraception. Please go to your local clinic for a pregnancy test. 



B-Wise User KCZn 12 March 2020 20:55

I am on ARV for 7 months now (ODIMUNE), I started in August 2019 and my CD4 count was 798 cells/uL. I have adhered to my ARV and never missed a single day and always took it on time at 9pm, but when I went for my bloods at 6 months in February 2020, my Viral Load is 6102 copies/mL. I dont drink alchohol, I eat the most healthiest foods from Woolworths, I do smoke cigaretts and drink 1.5l coke per day. I dont have stress. What am I doing wrong. Why is it not being low. I never had any side effect from the ARV except the odd eating fatty foods an hour before taking ARV which obviously effected me. Thanks

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 10:56

We appreciate you taking care of yourself, the fact that you have never missed a pill means you value your life, thank you for that.


You have recently started treatment, this was your first viral load test, so we are still expecting it to have some figures simply because we did not measure the initial one, so we don’t have a baseline to compare with. The viral load of a person not taking treatment becomes high with a low CD4 count, and when you start treating it the comes down with a high cd4 count. I in your case the treatment is still trying to lower your viral load from a very high number, continue taking treatment in two months' time have a repeat viral load  test.




B-Wise User Thandeka8 12 March 2020 15:43

Corona

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 March 2020 12:08

Hello, 


For all corona question, you can send a message saying HI to  060 012 3456



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 March 2020 15:06

Hey...I had a surgical termination of pregnancy 2 weeks back so I donâ??t how long I should wait before engaging in any sexual intercourse?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 10:52

Surgical termination is like giving birth to a full-term baby. It is advisable to heal for at least 6 weeks, to prevent infections.

Please don’t rush sexual intercourse, you will be introducing infection prematurely. Please go for a follow-up check and the Health Care Worker will let you know when is the right time.



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 March 2020 11:12

I'm a 15 years old girl. I had unprotected sexual inter course 6 days ago. Are there any drugs that I can take to prevent me from falling pregnant? My father would kill me if I came home with a baby.

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 March 2020 10:57

Hello there, Unfortunately, you have missed the period of using the emergency contraceptive pill aka Morning after pill. Please do a pregnancy test in about 3 weeks and whatever the outcome is, there are options you can consider 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 March 2020 22:11

Hi, I am HIV positive and and pregnant, I would like to know what steps I should take in ensuring that I give birth to a healthy HIV negative baby and if it is safe to take my medication while pregnant.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:19

Hi There, congratulations on your pregnancy. It is safe to take your medication while you are pregnant. Your health care provider will advise if you need to take any additional medication to ensure you have an HIV negative baby 



B-Wise User Mpilour 10 March 2020 09:55

I want to ask about that you can take the pills with juice course when i take with water i vomiting

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 10:51

Hi There, 

You need to train your mind that water is not bitter, or try and put water in the refrigerator so that its cool when you drink it. You can also try adding a lemon or cucumber in the water 

Drinking with Juice will lead to medical issues in the long run,especially with digestion 



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 March 2020 23:52

Hi....I want to ask that ARVs should be taken with warm or cold water?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 March 2020 09:12

Hi there! Thanks for your question. It's always advisable to take your medication with room temperature water. Also, the right technique of swallowing pills is to drink a few sips of water before taking the medicine so that your throat is not very dry and the tablets can be swallowed with ease.



B-Wise User Thalente mkhulisi 9 March 2020 12:10

Gyz I have a problem how do I tell my parents that I'm gay but they can see but they are not accepting that I'm a changed person

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 March 2020 11:02

Hi there! Thank you for your question. Coming out can be a scary, difficult or painful process but you have a right to be who you are, and to love who you love so know that you are supported. Telling your parents or guardians about this can be a big step so read our articles on Coming Out to decide get some ideas on how to approach them:

 

https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-do-i-get-my-family-to-accept-my-sexuality-or-identity

https://bwisehealth.com/article/should-i-come-out-about-my-sexuality-or-identity

https://bwisehealth.com/article/coming-out-to-your-parents-or-guardians





B-Wise User Anonymous 9 March 2020 11:02

I had unprotected sex last year November but i had my periods till this year but in february before i start with my periods I started using petogen and i didnt get no periods i got them this month and i have used 3 home pregnancy test also i went to the doctor for another they all negative but now im not sure whether there is something wrong or this petogen is making me sick

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 10:48

hi there,

Petogen is a progesterone hormonal injection, with side effects like the absence of menstruation as one of them

It is not making you sick unless you feel sick, it is mainly doing its job of making sure you don’t fall pregnant, this is one of the side effects if you are not pleased with it go to your nearest clinic and ask for the one you want. They will teach you about the different types of contraceptives and let you choose the one you prefer.



B-Wise User Gorilla 8 March 2020 16:52

hi there.... I slept with someone without using a condom about three months back, and i just got tested and the results are negative, i wonder if anything could change during window period they gave me or m fine...?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:11

It is highly unlikely that your results may change unless you have been exposed to the virus again. Continue using a condom everytime you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 March 2020 13:36

My boyfriend and i have had sex now the problem is that his thingy is always soft i dont know what to do or say cz im not happy when it comes to sex im scared if i tell him he will feel disrespected Therefore I always try to avoid that topic Can you please advise me to what to do

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:08

Hi there,

A relationship is between two people,and sex is about pleasure for two people having it.

You cannot be accepting something you don’t like just because you are scared, relationships are not suppose to be about fear.

Please sit down your man and explain exactly how you said it here, make him understand how this makes you feel and indicate to him that he might need help. He might be suffering from erectile dysfunction which could be because of many underlying issues, he needs to be seen at the hospital in the URO section, please go to your clinic and ask for more information and take him in for assessment. (Read more here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/are-you-finding-it-difficult-to-get-a-full-erection)

Sex is to be enjoyed not to be endured



B-Wise User Alias 5 March 2020 21:22

I have a problem. My friends are having a jealousy when I'm getting good levels in my studies, and now I don't know what to do

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:25

Hi there, 

Well done on your good grades, keep it up, don't allow your friends to tell you otherwise. You could try to help your friends to also get good marks, come up with interesting ways to study together. 



B-Wise User Bnandabula 5 March 2020 12:50

Do you offer prep on weekends@ inanda

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 March 2020 15:28

Hello, 


Learn more about Prep and where you can get it here https://www.myprep.co.za/users



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 March 2020 12:23

I have a yellow discharge

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 March 2020 16:46

Hello Laken, 

A discharge can be caused by different things For more information read https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-vaginal-thrush-or-a-yeast-infection

You can find your nearest clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 March 2020 23:18

Hi I have A thing on my private part and i went and researched about it and found out that it can be STIs Genital herpes it is safe to have sex and Im scared to go and Take something to prevent will they judge me at the clinic?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 March 2020 17:23

Hello, 


You have to go the clinic and don't worry they will not judge you. You also need to tell your patner to go to the clinic so they also get treated. Did you know that you can rate the services you receive at the clinic https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/




B-Wise User Anonymous 1 March 2020 14:14

Hi I have been taking atroiza since 2017 i started by taking my meds at night as recommended by healthcare worker but then I realised that I'm not consistent I take them between 8-10 before bed as we not always at home by 8. that resulted to difficulties to suppress my Viral load.so I changed into taking them in the morning just before I go to work all is well except for the funny feeling as I take them with cereal.It feels like my stomach is burning. Please help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 10:57

Thank you for being consistent with your medication, this will help you to further lower your viral load.

We suggest that you take the medication 30 minutes before or after meals, whether its breakfast or supper. The burning sensation is because of indigestion, caused by taking tablets with food.

Please go back to your clinic and find out what is the value of your viral load and create a plan with your healthcare worker of how will you decrease this viral load to make sure it is suppressed



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 February 2020 08:11

Hey i had an abortion 3 weeks back an had petogen injection the same day of the abortion on the third week had unprotected sex is it possible to get pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 April 2020 12:16

Hello, 


The injection takes about 7 days to be effective in your body. You can take a pregnancy test to be sure 



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 February 2020 20:52

What are the consequences of having sex for the first time

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:18

Hello Vuketha, 


There are no consequences of having sex but you must consent/ agree to having sex when you are ready. If you dont consent its rape. Also you need to learn about how to protect yourself from Pregnancy and STI's. Read more https://bwisehealth.com/category/basics-of-s-e-x



B-Wise User Human 28 February 2020 08:16

Can I drink apple cider vinegar while on arvs?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:39

Hi there,

In moderation and check the ingredients.

If you are not sure about anything consult your clinic



B-Wise User MAGLORO 27 February 2020 14:54

Its possible to get pregnant while mistuation?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:06

Hi There, 


It is rare but it is possible as a woman has two ovaries that release eggs. Use a condom always 



B-Wise User eullender 27 February 2020 12:59

what is teenage pregnancy

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 March 2020 16:49

Hello, 


Read more about pregnancy here https://bwisehealth.com/search?keyword=pregnancy



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 February 2020 17:22

Hey I was diagnosed hiv positive then I started treatment of efavirenz my worry is i only work night shifts. But so far I haven't experienced any sides effects. My question is should I be worried?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 March 2020 09:52

Hello, 


If you have no side effects, you have nothing to worry about. Keep taking your medication,  eating healthy and getting enough rest. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 February 2020 14:01

Good day. I had my periods on the 16 February and I went to the clinic to have nustrate injection for pregnancy prevention, after how many days can I start having an unprotected sex?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:12

You can start after 7 days of receiving the injection. Remember though that you are not protected from STI;s for dual protection, use a condom everytime you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 February 2020 13:24

My bf and I started dating December 2019 January he tested positive i tested negative yesterday i couldn't do it anymore i dumped him with a fear of that he might infect me with this virus he cracked am not sure if i did the right thing but am fearing for my life

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:03

Hi There, 


You do not have to dump your boyfriend, You can take Prep to protect yourself from getting infected. You must also use condoms everytime you have sex. read more about prep on www.myprep.co.za



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 February 2020 13:20

After 7 weeks of hiv exposure i tested negative at the clinic is this results accurate or i still have to worry about the results after 3 months?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:05

Hello there, 


These results may be accurate but please wait for your window period and get tested again. In the meantime, use a condom everytime you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 February 2020 12:56

Hi me and my partner we've been together for 3 months for the past 2 months the sex has been great but all of the sudden I no longer enjoy him in bed ,I don't feel anything. Sometimes I get too wet or if not it just feels like nothing is happening.I have spoken to him about this but he said he enjoys it and find really great it seems like I'm the one with the problem. I want to know what might be the cause of this and what should I do? Thanks

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 16:34

Hi There,

your state of mind plays a huge role when being intimate. If you are having a mental health or something is worrying you, talk to a councilor here https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-mental-health-substance-abuse



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 February 2020 17:01

I had sex with my partner on the first round we used a condom on the second we didn't..His semen was less the the first-time.I got my period and 23 days later from the day we had sex I went to the clinic and I did a pregnancy test I got negative results.what are the chances that I could be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 10:16

Hi, 


If the pregnancy test came back negative then you are not pregnant. Make sure you use a condom everytime you have sex. The pull out method is not so effective 



B-Wise Expert Expert 9 April 2020 10:16

Hi, 


If the pregnancy test came back negative then you are not pregnant. Make sure you use a condom everytime you have sex. The pull out method is not so effective 



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 February 2020 13:36

I am loosing weight n i went to da clinic n they gave me multi vitamins but stil the same bt um still loosing weight n when my bloods results came bck they say my cd4 is perfect bt um loosing weight frm 70kg to 63kg wat will help me?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 April 2020 13:38

Hi there,

Can you go back to the clinic and do TB screening and full body assessment? If you are on treatment what is your viral load looking like, we no longer use CD4 as marker for improvement, viral load should be suppressed.

Weight loss is a sign or TB and other opportunistic infections, visit your clinic to be checked out again.

Read more: https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-tb-and-how-do-you-get-tb




B-Wise User lindelwakweyama 21 February 2020 11:33

I'm HIV positive and my partner didn't want to take treatment and he doesn't want as to use condoms and I'm scared of my health because my body is changing I've bad marks on it and it doesn't look good

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 February 2020 14:12

Hi Lindelwa, 


if your partner is HIV negative he can take Prep to prevent infection. You can read more about prep on www.myprep.co.za 


Also use condoms every time you have sex. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 February 2020 08:36

got diagnosed with Hiv yesterday, my partner tested negative but he is already on prep, I am now on arvs . my question is will my partner contract hiv if we have unprotected sex?

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 February 2020 14:15

Hi Clarke, as much as you are both on treatment,is is safer to use a condom to prevent other infections like STIs . 





B-Wise User Anonymous 21 February 2020 08:34

I got fiagnosed with Hiv yesterday, my partner tested begative but he is already on prep, I am on arvs . my question is will my partner contract hiv if we have unprotected sex?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 11:01

Hello there, 


Your partner can still contract HIV, especially because you just found out you are positive and he hasn't been taking Prep for more than 7 days. Please use a condom every time you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 February 2020 20:26

Hi I was raped and I didn't speak out then I went HIV testing and it came out negative. I found out 2 months later that I am pregnant and I bought misoprostol pills and took them but the abortion was not successful I only felt cramps and lot of water came out which I assume is the amniotic fluid. I don't know if I can get help at the hospital since I am about 14 to 15 weeks now and the problem is that the water is always coming out now. Could this be fatal to me?

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 February 2020 17:29

Hi Anonymous

 

We are so sorry that this happened to you. Dealing with the aftermath of rape can be overwhelming but it's important to remember that you’re not alone in this. It may help to talk to a trusted friend, family member, counsellor or social worker to help you with this. Please call Lifeline on 0861322322 if you'll need help getting referred to a counsellor or social work in your area. Your physical health is a priority so it's important that you also go to a clinic of your preference where they can give you counselling on terminating your pregnancy after 12 weeks. Because the pregnancy is a result of rape, they are obligated to help you (it’s your legal right). They might refer you to another facility where a doctor will have to perform the procedure as you are further than 12 weeks. Please stay in touch with us if you have follow up questions. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 February 2020 15:28

Hi is it okay not to start on ARV's immediately after finding out that you are positive

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 February 2020 14:25

Hello Furah, 


Your health professional will advice after conducting tests. Please visit your nearest clinic to be assisted 



B-Wise User Brownsuger 19 February 2020 00:44

Hey i was diagnosed hiv positive a month ago now I'm having watering discharge and burning urine?

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 February 2020 14:23

hello there, 


please visit your nearest clinic to be assisted. A watery discharge can be caused by a lot of things 





B-Wise User Anonymous 17 February 2020 23:57

Hello....what cause stomuch to bloated and nausea at the same time

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 February 2020 11:38

Hi there, thank you for your question. Feeling bloated and nauseous can be caused by many different things such as the food you eat, gas, or medicine you've taken. If you continue to have constant nausea or bloating, it would be best that you visit your local clinic and speak to a nurse or a doctor as it may be a more serious matter.



B-Wise User Anonymous 17 February 2020 12:58

How can I get( Prep) pre exposure prophylaxis my husband is Hiv + and i am Hiv - can I get it at clinics or pharmacy without prescription?

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 February 2020 12:00

Hi there, thank you for the question. If you're HIV-negative and interested in PrEP you should receive counselling prior to PrEP initiation so you'll need to speak with a healthcare provider first. You can find your nearest clinic offering PrEP on this link https://www.myprep.co.za/locations



B-Wise User The p 17 February 2020 12:03

Can I go to the nearest clinic to ask for HIV treatment event if it is not my province

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 February 2020 12:04

Hi there. Thank you for your question. You may go as a visitor to your nearest clinic if it's not going to be for longer than three months. Please be open with your healthcare provider about your arrangements. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 February 2020 17:13

My husband is HIV + and I'm - so want can we do to be happy all the time

B-Wise User Anonymous 16 February 2020 08:18

If I had sex 2 days ago and I get the levonogestrel morning after pills the 3rd day and I only drink one and I dont throw up will I get pregnant if I dont drink the second one at all?

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 February 2020 13:23

Hi there, if you have not taken your emergency contraception correctly it is possible to get pregnant. It would be best that you take pregnancy test at home or at your nearest clinic to find out. Remember it is important to use a condom to protect yourself as well as your partner against STIS, unplanned pregnancies and HIV. Please read this article to find out more about contraceptive methods: https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 February 2020 17:25

Hey doc, what causes teenage depression?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 March 2020 10:43

Hello, 

Depression can be caused by a lot of things, read more on mental health https://bwisehealth.com/category/mental-health-toolbox 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 February 2020 14:40

Hi Doc, me and my bf are HIV positive been both been on ARVs for over a year now, I'm 3 months pregnant can we continue on having unprotected sex

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 February 2020 16:59

Hi there. Thank you for your question. It's advisable that you continue using condoms to protect yourself from getting reinfected and from getting a STI. Please also make sure to check your viral load during your ANC visits. Good luck with your pregnancy!



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 February 2020 11:27

Hi doc I was having sex with my partner and he is HIV positive so he left the condom inside of me and I don't prevent so I went to clinic the next day I was given arvs and a morning after pill so since its my 1st time drinking the pills I vomited that day at night so will I be pregnant since we'll I vomited?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 February 2020 15:01

Hi there. Thank you for your question. Good job for going to the clinic so soon after it happened. It is possible that the morning after pill has not been absorbed by your body. It would be best if you went back to the clinic - if you are still within the 120 hour window since having sex, they can give you emergency contraception, or they can give you a pregnancy test to check if you're pregnant or not.

If you are not pregnant but would like to prevent falling pregnant in the future, please read our article on your contraception options: https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy

If you are pregnant, you have lots of options on how to move forward which you can read about here: https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-m-pregnant-eek-what-are-my-options



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 February 2020 23:28

I haven't been able to go fetch my medication at the clinic on my due date, I have booked leave which will be 20 days from my date. Will missing medication for these 20 days make me resistant to medication when I get it #very worried

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 February 2020 17:14

Hello! Thank you for your question. 20 days is very long. Would it be possible to get a day sooner to fetch your treatment or to find a community healthcare worker in your area to collect your medication from you as it is not advisable to be off treatment for that amount of time. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 February 2020 23:04

I haven't been able to go fetch my medication at the clinic on my due date, I have booked leave which will be 20 days from my date. Will missing medication for these 20 days make me resistant to medication when I get it #very worried

B-Wise User Anonymous 13 February 2020 22:29

M loosing weight since i started using treatment..i wonder why?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 February 2020 17:10

Hi there! Thank you for your question! Side effects such as weight loss are not uncommon. The most important thing is that you do not stop taking your medication. It would be best that you visit your clinic to get more help with managing your side effects.



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 February 2020 17:24

Hellow it 35 days (5 weeks) after exposure i went to the clinic i tested negative does this mean am negative or do i still have to worry?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 February 2020 15:19

Hi there, thank you for your question. You will need to test again after 3 months and again after 6 months as the virus may not show now and it may show later. Please go to your local clinic to get tested when the time comes. It would be best that you use condoms in the meantime.



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 February 2020 21:12

I am 22 years old female been suffering from UTI as much as I remember. I wet ð??­my pants if I hold urine for few minutes. It's Soo embarrassing am even ashamed to use public toilet because I know am going to leave a strong stinky smell of urine. I've been to the public clinic countless times given antibiotics. They help for few days then it starts again. I cannot afford private clinic or an urologists. I just cannot deal with this anymore. It's killing me.

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 February 2020 10:22

HI Deedee, 


It may not be a UTI please rad this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-vaginal-thrush-or-a-yeast-infection

Also if persist, go back to the clinic and advise them that you have been treated but its not clearing. 

If you are not happy with the services you receive at the clinic, you can rate it here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 February 2020 09:48

How do you keep your stamina on point

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 February 2020 10:10

hello, 


For more information, please read https://bwisehealth.com/category/basics-of-s-e-x



B-Wise User Bhekumuzi 11 February 2020 09:35

What must you do if you are sexual active

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 February 2020 10:06

Hello, 


Please read our section https://bwisehealth.com/search?keyword=sex

Learn about using condoms, contraceptives and HIV 




B-Wise User Anonymous 10 February 2020 16:41

Can I dump my boyfriend because I feel like I'm not ready to have sex and he has waited over for like 2 years now?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 February 2020 10:02

Hi Nonhle, 


No need to dump your boyfriend, but you can talk to him about the choice you have made. Having sex is your decision and do not be pressured into doing it. You can also read this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-on-the-mind-are-you-ready



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 February 2020 16:40

Am HIV POSITIVE AND I WANT TO STOP BREASTFEEDING MY 9MONTH OLD BABY, IS IT SAFE TO JUST STOP OR THERE'S A PARTICULAR PROCEDURE TO FOLLOW

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 February 2020 15:03

Well done on breastfeeding the baby for so long, it’s a start of a good life for your baby.

You can wean the baby off the breast by skipping some breastfeeding times, for example,  if you were feeding twice a day ,you feed once a day until you stop. Also the baby has to be tested again 6 weeks after stopping the breast, this will confirm if the baby was not infected during the breastfeeding period.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 February 2020 20:42

I vomited seconds after taking my arv (Atroiza) but I can't see the pill in the vomit,so I'm not sure if perhaps it's in my system or not should I take another just in case?

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 February 2020 14:56

Hello there, It is safe to just take another pill , because you are not sure if the pill had already metabolized.  Also please check if you can take the treatment 30 minutes after eating or 30 minutes before eating to avoid nausea. 

Please also check for pregnancy test, nausea is one of the early stages of pregnancy symptoms.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 February 2020 08:53

Hi needed some help I noticed wen I have intercourse with my husband I start to bleed but it's droplets but not every time we have intercourse it happens it's really scary and I'm.also scared to go and find out plz advice

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 February 2020 09:55

Hello, 


This could be due to friction and not being well lubricated. try using lubricant but if you are really worried or feeling pain you can visit your nearest clinic. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 February 2020 17:50

Hi I was using depo for 10 months, I left it October 2019, since today I have not seen my periods my breast keep on tenders and sore every day. Could that be the depo wears off or?

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 February 2020 14:59

Hi There,


Depo provera is a homonal injection, its use is to decrease Oestrogen levels and increase progesterone. The drop in oestrogen is the reason why there is a change in the breasts and lack of menstruation, when the body hormones are as they should, you will menstruate normally. Yes the Depo is wearing off.

se condoms if you still want to prevent any pregnancies



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 February 2020 14:59

Hi I've started taking Arvs (singlefixed doze) in 2014. I had to change it in 2016 bcoz it was resistant. I started the 2nd line (Aluvia, zimovudine and lamivudine) but I've noticed a massive body changes... More like a lipodystrophy. I was only gaining upper weight and losing the bottom. That's incl skinny legs, buttocks and very big beasts. I then reported at the clinic and they switched me to Abacavir and Aluvia. It been 2 weeks i started the new treatment. Now I would like to know if my body will be reversable. Im very worried about my body and self esteem has gone to 0%. I hate my body and I wanted to even quit the treatment but I was advised to not quit. But im also hoping this new treatment doesn't make it worse.

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:52

Hello, 


Changes in your body may be a side effect of the pills. but if it gets too much visit your nearest clinic. Do not let it affect your self esteem, You are beautiful



B-Wise User Thabolesole 7 February 2020 13:13

I would like to know if it is safe to be on the new ARV drug DTG. Can l be reassured on the side effects before opting to take it.

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 February 2020 09:53

Hi Thabo, 


Your health provider can advice if it is  safe for you to change to a new drug. Unfortunately every drug has side effects but this does not mean you will be affected by them 



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 February 2020 20:20

Can you test negative on a Rapid test,if you're on ARVs?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 February 2020 09:34

Hi, 


It will still test HIV Positive. Its only when you do your viral load test that it may be undetectable. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 February 2020 20:03

Is it a problem when I keep on taking my arvs at different times a day even though I don't skip a day? And sometimes me and my partner we don't use protection we are both on arvs

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:37

Hello, 

You are required to take your ARV 's at the same time everyday. You and your partner should always be using condoms to prevent reinfection. 



B-Wise User Anethemba 6 February 2020 19:50

Mengingase ngikhulelwe kanty ngine HIV ingane yami nayo inganalo meku ukuthi ngilibone sekunesikhathi ngikhulelwe ??ð?¤?ð?¤?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:44

Hello Anethemba, 


Uma ukhulelwa emtholampilo bazokweluleka ngokuvikela ingane yakho. futhi bazokufundisa kuphuzisa ingane imithi ezowenza kuthi ingatholi igcwiwane. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 February 2020 15:24

ngingenzakalani uma ngingalala nomuntu onengculaza ngaphandle kwe condom

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:25

Uma ulala ngaphandle kwe condom ungathola ingculazi kanti futhi ungakhulelwa noma ukhelilisi umuntu olala naye. Sebenzisa i condom njalo. Uma ngabe umuntu wakho unengculazi wena unganayo  ungaphuza ne Prep, funda kabanzi la www.prep.co.za



B-Wise User Thando1980 6 February 2020 11:08

Tell me more about she conquerors

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:10

Hello Thando, 


Please read more on www.sheconquers.co.za



B-Wise User Reetah 5 February 2020 21:47

Hello I hereby requesting that article of how to keep a Vagina clean

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 10:42

Hello, Please see the article link  https://bwisehealth.com/article/vagina-talk



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 February 2020 21:25

Does undetectable means transmittable Does U=U really exist ? Would really like to know

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:15

Hi Mabena, 


Undetectable doesn't mean you cannot transmit HIV any more, it just means your viral load is very low. Continue using condoms to also avoid reinfection and also to protect your partner. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 February 2020 21:23

Hi my gf that I've been dating tells me her viral load is undetectable meaning she can't transmit HIV to me as her partner would like to know if it us true or false

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:19

Hi Mabena,


This is false, continue using condoms. Also if you are at risk of infection you can also read about Prep for prevention. Read more on  www.myprep.co.za



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 February 2020 18:36

My mensturations have been irregular for the past 6 years an this year on January I only got dam for a day but the test is negative.What does that mean? please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:21

Hello, 


Please visit your nearest clinic. You can find your nearest clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Phumla28 5 February 2020 15:02

Im bleeding its been like 2months now and i don't know the course of it. Plz help

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:07

hello,  


This can be caused by different reasons , Please visit a clinic near you to be assisted. You can find your nearest clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Collentreez 5 February 2020 08:39

I slept with HIV positive person, after I went to a health facility and I found out that I'm negative, and I have tested 3 times, still the results are negative, Is there anything I'm missing out?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:04

Hello there, 

If you are at risk for infection in the future, you can take PrEP as a way to prevent being infected. You can read more on www.myprep.co.za



B-Wise User Nhlonipho 5 February 2020 08:09

What is gender based violence

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 12:56

Hello, 

Please read here for more information  https://bwisehealth.com/category/abuse-alert



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 February 2020 21:28

I FORGOT TO SAY HI

B-Wise User Morest Masoga 3 February 2020 21:28

I FORGOT TO SAY HI

B-Wise User Morest Masoga 3 February 2020 21:26

What should l do if like have a soe in my earea ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:01

Hello Morest, 


If you have a sore in your ear please visit your nearest clinic for treatment and advice. You can find and rate your clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 February 2020 23:37

Hi in 2017 I went through depression and I got help from a clinical counsellor but didn't get to psychologists, I have episodes of anger, frustrations, irritations and depression. I still need help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:00

Hello, 


please read this article and find contact details for help lines where you can speak to someone. These help lines are free to call.  https://bwisehealth.com/article/feeling-sad-all-the-time-you-could-be-depressed



B-Wise User Jessica Mahlangu 2 February 2020 23:35

Hi in 2017 I went through depression and I got help from a clinical counsellor but didn't get to psychologists, I have episodes of anger, frustrations, irritations and depression. I still need help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 10:58

Hi Jessica, 

You can speak to a healthcare worker at your local clinic or call:

  • Childline on 08000 55 555
  • Lifeline on 0861 322 322
  • SADAG on 0800 12 13 14


These numbers are toll free and you will be able to talk to someone 



B-Wise User Bona92 2 February 2020 20:12

My fiance tested positive back in 2017, it's been almost 3 years now but he still refuses to take the treatment, and I'm really worried that he will get sick easily and it's will be too late for him the medication won't help him, how can I make him see the importance of taking the medication without upsetting him

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 12:36

Hello, 

Your patner could be scared due to stigma but no need to worry, help is available. You and your partner can read this article  https://bwisehealth.com/article/im-hiv-positive-help-my-life-is-over

You can also visit your nearest clinic to speak to a Councillor 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 February 2020 20:32

Every time when i start my periods i literally have pains even so sometimes I vomit What could help me to decrease that pain?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 10:54

Hi Resego, 


Due to the changes and hormonal imbalance happening in your body before your periods, you may get nausea and pain. Visit your nearest clinic for pain medication. 

Also read this article for more information. https://bwisehealth.com/article/when-your-period-signals-a-problem-menstrual-problems-that-may-need-medical-attention



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 January 2020 21:29

It's been 2 weeks now since am on arv's(atroiza)..how long will this side effects gonna last?..m tired of getting sick now

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 12:45

Hello, 


The side effects may vary fro person to person, please continue taking your medication and you will eventually get better. If they become too much, please visit your nearest clinic. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 January 2020 11:02

My last nuristerate injection, contraceptive 2 months, was on the 29th October 2019. My boyfriend and i had unprotected sex there after. It is the 31st January 2020 today, can i be pregnant. My breast are becoming tender but i am not sure it i will be getting my period? I haven't taken the injection again.

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 12:31

Hello, 


You may or may not be pregnant, the best way to be sure is to do a pregnancy test. You can buy one at a pharmacy near you or you can visit your nearest clinic to take the test. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 31 January 2020 08:40

What should I do if I realised that I'm HIV positive at the age of 15??

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 February 2020 13:54

Hello, 


Please read this article for more information https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-tested-hiv-positive-what-do-i-do-now



B-Wise User Helza26 27 January 2020 17:30

Iam HIV mom and iam breastfeeding my question is when can I start giving the baby baby food and the formula. My baby cries a lot and I have realised that she's not getting full with only mom milk please advise if I can give other foods.

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 January 2020 18:42

Hi there,  thank you for your question. You can start giving your baby formula at anytime although it would be best that you check with your babies pediatrician after a check up.



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 January 2020 08:54

Hi ijave a problem especialy at night i urinate about 4 times in one hour even during the day i urinate many times and it just started now and i feel pains if i drink water i have to urinate within five minutes after drinking i went for bloodtest to check sugar i was fine now i dont know wat causing that

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 January 2020 09:56

Hi there, thank you for your question. You may have a weak bladder, that means you will need to go to your local clinic and get checked by a doctor so you can be given the correct treatment. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 January 2020 22:31

How accurate is those finger prick hiv tests that are done in clinics and hospitals i tested negative my partner tested positive should i be worried?

B-Wise Expert Expert 27 January 2020 10:01

Hi there, thank you for your question. The self-tests are about 99% correct , If you want a correct reading it would be best that you visit the local clinic with your partner and you both will need to get tested especially if you are having unprotected sex.



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 January 2020 00:02

26/27 December 2019 was my first exposure i started sleeping with my partner without protection on the 08 of January 2020 he tested positive i tested negative and immediately started with pep They gave me 12lopinavir/ritonavir 200mg/50mg and 3 tenofovir 300mg/emtricitabine 200mg i finished that cause it was only for 6 days taking 2 per day to today i tested negative again should i be worried for future test that may be they might come back positive or i should stop worrying please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 January 2020 23:16

Hi there, thank you for your question. You will need to test again after 3 months and again after 6 months as the virus may not show and may show later. You can visit your local clinic to get tested.



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 January 2020 22:38

Today was day 28 after the hiv exposure and pep i tested negative should i be worried for future test or i am real negative?

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 January 2020 23:13

Hi there, thank you for your question. You will need to test again after 3 months and again after 6 months as the virus may not show not and may show later. You can visit your local clinic to get tested.



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 January 2020 20:27

I have tested negative on 26 days after exposure and using pep does that mean am negative

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 January 2020 10:50

Hi there, thank you for your question. You will need to test again to check if you are negative or positive. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get tested.



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 January 2020 11:33

Hi is it true that scientists have discovered cure for hiv?

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 January 2020 10:48

Hi there, there hasn't been any confirmation on that, when there is a cure it will be announced to the world 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 January 2020 11:27

Hi I'm needing advice. On all the platforms I went on so far if your viral load is lower than detectable it's says that it's not possible to infect your partner. So I'm abit confused on this issue.. We have stopped using condoms for a while now. And he isn't on any treatment as I am. His due for a renewal of his pdp and the requirements are that he must go for a medical check up. Is there a possibility that traces of HIV will come up in his medical since I'm undetectable and can't infect him. I just need some clarification on this. Thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 January 2020 10:48

Hi there, thank you for your question . It would be best that you continue using condoms especially if the viral load is undetected, remember condoms also protect you against STI’s and unplanned pregnancies.



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 January 2020 09:23

Hi. Im a mother of one year old. I found out my partner is hiv positive and has undetected virus when i was pregnant he didnt tell me his positive until i found the pill in his qallet.Im hiv negative and i do tests every after 3 months as im breastfeeding. Now i want to have sex again. Is it advisable that we can continue having unprotected sex while im breastfeeding? What are the risks or what should i do? Thank you..

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 January 2020 10:35

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you use a condom when you have sex as you may get the virus and it may have an effect on the baby. 



B-Wise User Tshishonga 23 January 2020 09:01

Am a 42 years old man started taking Arv 4 months back then it is advisable to bolster my immune system with moringa herbal remedies or lerumo la madi herbal remedies?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 January 2020 11:58

Hi thank you for your question. Its best that you do not take any herbal medicine as it may affect your ARVs



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 January 2020 21:38

Lower back paining,left lower side paining,what does it mean?

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 January 2020 10:32

Hi there, thank you for your question. There can be different reasons why you may be experiencing this pain. It would be best that you visit your local clinic and get checked



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 January 2020 21:36

How long should i wait to get my periods back after i stopped using family planning 2 months ago

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 January 2020 11:55

Once the family planning is out of your system you will start your period again 


B-Wise User Tshishonga 22 January 2020 09:10

Am a 42 years old man who is currently tsking ARV an my question is what is the best suitable sex booster pills or herbal remedies can i use to bolster my sexual activity bcs i love sex vry much an am not used to spend less than 30 minutes while playing

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 January 2020 11:58

Hi thank you for your question. Its best that you do not take any herbal medicine as it may affect your ARVs



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 January 2020 09:01

Is there sex limitation when you are on arvs # how many time per week to have sex

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 January 2020 11:55

Hi ,there is no limitation on how many times you should have sex although you should use a condom everytime you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 January 2020 08:32

Whats the best contraceptive for a 18 year old

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 January 2020 11:54

You can visit the local clinic and the nurse will advise you after a check up



B-Wise User Valinssmuya 21 January 2020 16:36

If i have sex with an hiv positive and we protect what then you found out you got a small cut on your penis.. What should i do for to kill any infection to come in me..

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 January 2020 11:53

You should visit the local clinic and get tested for HIV and STIs


B-Wise User Anonymous 21 January 2020 15:12

How long does it take after withdrawal bleeding to start your period again.coz I stop using family planning in June .then in November I started bleed for about 2weeks but since then I never see my period again

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 January 2020 11:51

Hi thank you for your question.  It would be best that you visit the local doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 January 2020 10:16

Ways to have a healthy natural skin in African climate

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 January 2020 12:22

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is always important to use sunblock and you can read this article for more info https://bwisehealth.com/article/skin-problems-tackle-pimples-and-acne



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 January 2020 08:17

I been having pains at the low back part of my body and also on my bladder, sometimes my right testecle pains as it hv some kinda sore(in the scrotum) What might be the problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 11:02

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you have an STI, it is best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible and get the correct treatment.



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 January 2020 08:02

I have been having pains I think on my rectum, I think there's some kinda sores and tht makes I frequently pass gas I also feel some burning sensation on my urinary bladder like if salt is put on sores I am always dehydrated I have some kinda rush around my penis glans I am developing some wart on my private parts What might be the problem??

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 11:02

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you have an STI, it is best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible and get the correct treatment.



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 January 2020 21:27

My 3 year old scratched an HIV infectected person really badly. Now I don't know what I should do. Should I take her to the clinic to seek help? Is there anything at all I can do to ensure she does not get infected?

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 January 2020 11:13

Hi there thank you for your question.  You need to take your child to the clinic as soon as possible to be put on treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 January 2020 21:19

I have anaemia and ulcers, I also have a heavy flow sometimes with periods, and I am a virgin, so this would be my first time having sex. I hate taking pills and I forget them. I don't want to get pregnant at least for the next two years, I also don't want to gain weight, so which contraceptive injection is right for me if I have never gotten pregnant and I'm still a virgin??

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 11:00

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find all your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy



B-Wise User Issah Khutso 18 January 2020 20:29

Hi My Girlfriend Is On Her Periods Since Yesterday And She Said To Me She's Never Experienced The Type Of Pain She's Going Through Now. I Really Want To Help But I'm A Bit Distant From Her

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:54

Hi there, thank you for your question, the best thing to do is to be supportive of your girlfriend during this time and ask her what you can do to help her. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 January 2020 14:15

My latest depo injection was on 9th January and I had unprotected sex on the 17th January can I be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:53

HI there, thank you for your question. The only way to know if you are pregnant is to take a home pregnancy test. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 January 2020 10:54

Hi i started sleeping with my partner on the 26 December 2019 on the 06 of January this year he tested positive i tested negative am scared that i might be on a window period after how long can i test to see if am really negative my partner has no any symptoms to show that he is positive he might be newly affected what are my chances of being negative?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:49

Hi there, thank you for the question. If you have had unprotected sex with your partner you will need to test again after 3 months as the virus may take longer to show in your blood. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 January 2020 10:09

Hi i started sleeping with my partner on the 26 December 2019 on the 06 of January this year he tested positive i tested negative am scared that i might be on a window period after how long can i test to see if am really negative my partner has no any symptoms to show that he is positive he might be newly affected what are my chances of being negative?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:48

Hi there, thank you for question. If you have had unprotected sex with your partner you will need to test again after 3 month as the virus may take longer to show in your blood. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 January 2020 20:46

Hi,I've been on ARV's for almost 9 months now. So last week out of curiosity I decided to get re-tested on a rapid test and the results were negative. Was that a false negative due to the fact that I'm on treatment? Are my HIV antibodies getting lesser or what?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:34

Hi there, thank you for your question. The best way to know your status is if you take a test at the clinic, if you were taking  your medication everyday that means your cd4 count is getting better as well. It would be best that you continue taking your medication. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 January 2020 11:08

Hi i am using a two/three month injection to prevent its been a year now it sometimes make me spot but after a while will stop spotting,slept with my husband and a week later he said his penis feels like is burning,could maybe the prevention i am using is the course?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:29

Hi there, thank you for your question. The contraceptive will not cause burning to the penis, it is possible that you or your husband may have an infection, it would be best that you both visit the local clinic to get checked and get treated. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 January 2020 12:31

Hi I am 32 yrs old and 4 months pregnant, i just find out that im hiv+ lastweek when i went to start antenatal care now i am afraid to tell my partner due to he can judge or blame me if he also test hiv + He tested negative in sept and i also tested negative aft few days he showed me his results ... i am now afraid to tell him that i found out that m infected But i have started taking the Arvs, ist gonna be safe for my baby not to be infected?

B-Wise Expert Expert 16 January 2020 10:11

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that your partner gets tested again, as HIV takes longer to show in men than in women. You can also read this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-do-i-do-if-im-hiv-positive-and-find-out-i-am-pregnant



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 January 2020 11:07

I've been having some issues with my pussy it smells bad and has a cottage cheese like discharge,it is also itchy. I have been to the clinic but the smell is still available so what must I do

B-Wise Expert Expert 16 January 2020 10:02

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answer here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-vaginal-thrush-or-a-yeast-infection



B-Wise User Mondlieh 14 January 2020 13:47

How can i protect myself on getting stis?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 January 2020 15:57

Hi there, thank you for your question you can find your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-dont-want-to-get-an-sti-how-can-i-protect-myself



B-Wise User Human 13 January 2020 19:30

Hi, ATRIPLA and ODIMUNE are both arvs and both have side effects. The question is, is it possible for the body to react differently to 2 different types of arvs in terms of side effects? More sides effects on one and less side effects on the other?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:25

Hi there, thank you for your question, remember that odimune is the generic, and the side effects of using both you may react differently to each.



B-Wise User Bembe nomshado 13 January 2020 13:36

How can one gain self esteem back???

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 January 2020 10:43

Hi there, thank you for your question. It's important to be around people who are positive around you, read daily motivations and stay away from people who are negative 



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 January 2020 08:00

So I started birth control a month ago however I had unprotected sex during the 3/4 day after starting my birth control. I went to buy a morning after and continued with the birth control. I stopped early Jan due to funds. I haven't had my periods ever since. I toke a home pregnancy test in December,one after I stopped my birth control and also toke one two days ago. The were all negative. Can I be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 January 2020 12:16

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you visit your local clinic and get checked what may be the problem.



B-Wise User Human 12 January 2020 19:00

Hi, in November 2019 I was admitted in a private hospital and was diagnosed with HIV I was put on treatment immediately as my count was below 250. I was put on ATRIPLA and had side effects like dizziness, manageable nausea and happy very high appetite. The next month I started collecting my treatment at a local clinic and I was given Odimune and the side affects increased I now have rash all over, uncontrollable nausea, feet swelling, body ache, zero appetite, sleepless nights. However my count has gone up to 499 My question is, is there a difference between the two pills as I've only been on both 1month each? Recently My doctor changed the time which I take my pills from 8 to 6 but I always miss 6 as I'm used to 8, will this be a problem if one day I remember 6 and take them the other I remember 8 and take them then? Thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 January 2020 12:09

Hi there, thank you for your question. Both medications have side effects, although it is helping you as your count is going up. The most important thing is that you do not stop taking your medication.



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 January 2020 13:59

Hi 5 days ago I had unprotected sex well tried my boyfriend tried to go inside me but it hurt so badly that I kept pushing him away eventually he was inside but like a few inches I didnt bleed thou and after he was done he pulled out and came far away from me later on in the day I bled a little does that mean that my hymen is completely torn and if my boyfriend didnt come inside me at all can i get pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 January 2020 12:03

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-virginity



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 January 2020 11:20

Hi, i was using nur-isterate ,i only had 2 shots, on the 20th of December 2019 was supposed to get my 3rd shot when I decided to stop using it,, now I want to start using triphasil but i haven't seen my periods yet, is it safe to start with triphasil and on which pill am supposed to start with? Or i should wait to start on the first day of my period?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 January 2020 15:48

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is not safe to start taking a new medication without your doctor checking you up, that's why it is best that you visit the local doctor first and they will advise you after getting a check up



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 January 2020 00:44

Ive been infected for a few months now and have been taking my ARVz... I would say consistently but it's been festive and I've been traveling so ive skipped a few times. When i was diagnosed they gave me a weeks supply of ARVz and TB prevention pills and i drank both. After that week and a few days i experienced rash and swelling all over my body and so stopped taking the ones for TB prevention. The rash and swelling died down and when i went back to the clinic and told them about it, they cut my TB prevention supply and said i was allergic. Does that mean im at high risk of getting TB and if so, what else can you reccomend i take to prevent it? Also since i was infected I've been noticing a bit of anal bleeding and having difficulty doing number two, what could cause that and how can i treat it? Again, i dont have a straight partner but am sexually active. Since my diagnosis, I've only had sex twice but with different people... both protected. The first time i had it, things weren't so tricky afterwards but the second time was trickier. I bled the next morning and because I've lost track of my menstrual cycle, im not sure whether it was my period but i assumed it was and so just put on pads. Shorthly after i experienced itchiness and irritation so i stopped putting on pads thinking maybe those were the type with perfume or something. The itchiness and irritation proceeded though and now I've got something like blisters around the entrance and nappylike burns. Could it be i have STI/D and how because i use protection? Also i get hungry but eat less...and lately my stomach isn't settled? Why cant i finish my food? And lastly could you please suggest anyone i can talk to about my insecurity about my vagina... lets just say my labia is sticking out and im always disappearing after i have sex with someone because i dnt want to be judged and am afraid ill die young because of this.

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 13:25

Hi there, thank you for reaching out to us, it is normal how you are feeling as you may be experiencing the side effects of the ARVS that you are taking. We understand that it may be difficult to talk to someone, but if you call any of these numbers on this link , there are people who are waiting to speak to you and help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-mental-health-substance-abuse



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 January 2020 23:13

I've been infected for 3 months now and having been taking my ARVz consistently and practicing safe sex but im experiencing irritation and itchiness around my vaginal area and at first i thought it was caused by the type of pads i use so i stopped using them. The itchiness and irritation is still there and im kind of sick... i dont know how to explain it... like my stomach isn't settled and i get dizzy.

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 13:00

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-keep-your-vagina-healthy



B-Wise User Ahlume 9 January 2020 21:54

Hi I stopped family planning in August and had un protected sex after that several times and went on periods for only one day in 30 November since then I had never had periods again... What could be the reason

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 12:58

Hi there, it is possible that you experienced spotting and you may be pregnant. It would be best that you take a home pregnancy test as soon as possible https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-am-spotting-what-should-i-do



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 January 2020 21:23

Hi, I've been on Prep for 4 months straight, when the last bottle got finished I didnt have money to buy more and gave missed it for a dull month now, if I go back to using it, will it still be effective?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 12:55

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find all your answers on Prep here https://myprep.co.za/



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 January 2020 18:38

I was stabbed on my chest, but now I have pains on my shoulder and when I pee it's painful, what could be the cause of that. When I was in hospital I did not have those pains

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 12:47

Hi there, thank you for your question. Even though you do not experience the symptoms at the hospital you still have to get checked by a doctor and get treated as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Jackie1997 9 January 2020 15:52

I had my shot of nur-isterate on the 2nd of October 2019 my next shot was going to be on the 26th of November 2019 but I didn't go to clinic,i missed the date.I only went 3 weeks later (on the 20th of December 2019) and then had unprotected sex on the 21st of December. Could I be pregnant? And when is it the right time to do a pregnancy test Mind you,My periods stopped in October which is normal for me,haven't had them till now...But I'm scared I might be pregnant.

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 12:37

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you have missed your contraception date and you had unprotected sex, it is possible to get pregnant. It would be best that you take a home pregnancy test as soon as possible. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 January 2020 14:16

Hi On November on 24 I had my first Sex We used condom and I took dep provea before being intimate. I went to do pregnancy test and HIV test and came out negative .. but then on January I started feeling dizzy tired and legs cramps and pain on my back .. Could it be the injection since it has side effects becoz I've done 4 pregancy test and they negative .

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 11:13

Hi there, thank you for your question . Yes, you are experiencing symptoms from the contraceptive that you are taking. If you continue to experience these symptoms it would be best that you visit the local clinic so your contraceptive can be changed.



B-Wise User Nkosinamandla 8 January 2020 13:01

Body rash

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 10:16

HI there, thank you for your question. There are many different causes to a get a body rash, it is possible that you may have an allergic reaction to something, it would be best that you visit the local the clinic as soon as possible to get the right treatment.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 January 2020 21:56

She is on Arvâ??s we had sex on month end of September, but I test negative for hiv, I test every month end results come negative can I b hiv positive? Can the virus b undetectable in my body?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 10:21

Hi there, thank you for your question. HIV takes longer in men to show than in women. That’s why it is best that you test after 6 months after your exposure.



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 January 2020 16:10

Xa results ze HIV zibuya zisithi indeterminate kusho uthini

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 10:54

Hi there, yes that means you will need to go back and get retested 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 January 2020 20:54

Hi I'm on ARV'S but now I want to clean my stomach,the time I started the treatment they did say we must not use any laxatives.please help(ndinenyongo)

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 10:30

Hi there, you can try drinking alot of water that can help clean out your stomach



B-Wise User Neecy 5 January 2020 17:59

Hi me again still haven't gotten any response from your health experts regarding my question posted 29 December 11:40 and 11:42.Im wanting to know I went for my checkup April last year results came back that my viral load is lower than detectable. I'm on ART and take my medicine on the dot 9pm.I'm in a relationship my bf doesn't know about my status and we have been having sexual intercourse with and without a condom.I want to know if it's possible to infect him.Thanks Neecy

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 10:34

Hi there Neecy, apologies for the late response. Yes it is still possible that you can infect your partner, it would be best that your partner gets tested for HIV as well. Remember it is important to use a condom to protect yourself as well as your partner against STIS, unplanned pregnancies and HIV.



B-Wise User Human 5 January 2020 17:34

What happens if you take arvs on an empty stomach?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 10:58

Hi there, thank you for your question. Taking any medication on an empty stomach is not good unless the doc tells you to do so. You can experience burning in your tummy if you take your ARVS on an empty stomach.



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 January 2020 20:51

I have a problem of anus bleeding, no pains just bleeding and it's starts stressing me. What might be the cause and the help how can I get help? Thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 11:01

Hi there, thank you for your question. Bleeding in the anus is caused by piles, you will need to go to the doctor as soon as possible and get checked by the local clinic as you will need immediate treatment.



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 January 2020 15:20

What is the consequence of overdosing with Lamivudine and underdosing with Zidovudine at the same time tor 10 days in a six-and-a-half year old boy? Thank you.

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 January 2020 10:23

Hi there, thank you for your question. It may lead to mitochondria breakdown and lipoatrophy that may lead to severe weight loss 



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 January 2020 11:21

I am 28 and I have two children with my boyfriend. We have date for almost 11 years. During the relationship he cheated on me so many times but I continued to forgive him, now my anger is so much that if I start suspecting that he is cheating I would fight him now its at point that he hit me too in front of his parents, our families hate each other but we seem to still want to be together and we have decided to seek counseling. I am still angry and a part of me does not want to be with him anymore but I still love and he shows interest of wanting to fix us but he does not want to take full responsibility that had he not cheated I would not have so much anger, we where living together but I have moved out for a couple of days but he wants me to move back home but I feel if I move back to him he won't seek help because the will get back to normal in terms of being happy because we will be getting back together but I don't trust him and we have so many unresolved problems, he might also go back to cheating again and then I become very Andy the we fight end end up hurting or killing each other. Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 11:10

Hi there, thank you for your question. It seems as though you are going through a difficult time, you will need to do what is best for your and your kids, if you feel you need to talk to someone you can call any of these numbers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-mental-health-substance-abuse



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 January 2020 22:57

Can I get pregnant without my boyfriend inserting his penis if his precum comes into contact with my vagina. I'm still a virgin

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 11:23

Hi here, thank you for your question. If you mean can you get pregnant by precum that means yes but only if you have sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 January 2020 23:44

I forgot to go to the clinic to fetch my Arv's...so what am asking will they help me at the clinic since am going after my appointment?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 12:14

Yes they will give you a new appointment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 December 2019 15:24

My girlfriend is hiv positive am I elagable to get prep and if yes where can I get it am from limpopo in a town named phalaborwa

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 11:00

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find all your answers here https://www.myprep.co.za/



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 December 2019 10:21

Could I get pregnant or am I safe ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:58

Hi there, the only way to know if you are pregnant or not  is to take a pregnancy test 



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 December 2019 10:19

Hello so me and my boyfriend where getting busy and all I'm a virgin still thou he didnt ejeculate on my vagina but im sure there was some precum on my vagina and the next day I had my period .....then 5 weeks later I had it again except this time I had it for 6 days instead of four days could I still be pregnant or not

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 12:16

Hi there, thank you for your question. The only way to know if you are pregnant is to take a pregnancy test 



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 December 2019 19:07

hi can a person have alcohol when taking arvs. what will happen if a person stop taking arvs

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:57

Hi there, thank you for your question . You can get your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/substance-abuse-and-hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 December 2019 17:44

Hi,I'm 8 months pregnant and I've just discovered I'm positive in month 6 of my pregnancy and I've since been on treatment. I've been away for two weeks and I forgot my treatment.I'm back now and i'm back to taking my treatment.My CD4 count is 894. What are the chances of infecting my unborn baby?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:55

Hi thank you for your question, you will need to go back to the doctor so they can check the baby and they will be able to tell you if the baby has been affected or not.



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 December 2019 15:29

Do ARVs affect someone emotionally because of my mental health status I was diagnosed with OCD, depression and anxiety

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:53

Hi there, thank you for your question. ARVs may have an effect on your mental health, and you will need to get the correct treatment to manage this. It will be best that you visit your local psychologist or doctor so they can give you the right treatment to mange your mental health 



B-Wise User Human 29 December 2019 15:02

Hi, it's been 3 months now that I was diagnosed with HIV and started treatment. I've had side effects from day one of my medication and they don't seem to stop. I now rely on pain killers daily to function. Will this consumption of pain killers on a daily basis not have more side effects on me in the long run?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:43

Hi there, thank you for your question. Remember to take medication that was given to you by your doctor, if you take your own medication your side effects may become worse.  It is best that you visit your local doctor so you can get the correct medication.



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 December 2019 11:42

Im on ART and take it on time every day is there even a slight possibility of me infecting him??

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:24

Hi there, thank you for your question. Even though you are taking your ARVs every day there is a possibility of infecting your partner. It is still important to use a condom because a condom protects you and your partner against HIV, STIs, and unplanned pregnancies, you can find out more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/get-yourself-a-condom-its-still-your-best-protection



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 December 2019 11:40

Hi I went for my checkup in April this year shows that it's lower than detectable can I still infect my partner even though it's so low we have been having sexual intercourse with and without a condom and he doesn't know about my status...!!!

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:19

Hi there thank you for your question, even though your status is undetectable it is still important to use a condom because a condom protects you and your partner against HIV, STIs and unplanned pregnancies, you can find out more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/get-yourself-a-condom-its-still-your-best-protection



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 December 2019 08:04

Hi. I hope you doing good. Can I ask .my girlfriend was on her period on the 29 October and she finishes on 6 November. And I was with her on the 11 of December. She did go for her nex period from 29 October to 11 December . It is possible that I am the one who make her pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 January 2020 10:06

Hi , thank you for your question. The only way to know if someone is pregnant is to take a home pregnancy test, if it is positive then your girlfriend will need to see a doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 December 2019 19:34

Ingabe ikhona injection ehlatshwayo for a treatment instead of pills?ð?¤?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 January 2020 11:31

Hi there, thank you for your question. At the moment there is only pills you can take 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 December 2019 09:36

Hi there if you have warts in vigina what should you do treat it

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 December 2019 14:54

Hi you will need to get treated by a local doctor to get treated 




B-Wise User Anonymous 25 December 2019 22:29

I'm just worried about my health its a 3months now having a flu I've tried many flu medication but no help I did hiv test and tested negative

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 December 2019 14:55

Hi it would be best that you visit the local clinic and get checked 




B-Wise User Anonymous 23 December 2019 22:10

My boyfriend and I fooled around once. I'm still a virgin. Is it possible that his semen might have gotten in contact with my vagina and I might be pregnant. I've been feeling dizzy, nauseous and have lower back pain. Could that be the problem or could I just be having some sort of bug or something?

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 December 2019 12:52

Hi there, the only way you can get pregnant is if you have vaginal unprotected sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 December 2019 14:55

Good day....I started using the Nur isterate and a week after taking it I started menstruation and it's been for 2 weeks...I'm starting to feel weak cause it doesn't stop.

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 December 2019 12:51

Hi there thank you for your question. It's not normal to bleed for that long ,its best that you visit your local doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 December 2019 09:01

A week ago I had abdominal cramps,tender breasts and milk was coming out,nausea,fatigue, moodiness I then took citro soda for pains and cramps and everything stopped..the milk stopped coming out,the nausea,fatigue and moodiness it all stopped but now I missed my periods though period pains are there.the pregnancy test came out negative.what could be the problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 December 2019 12:50

Hi there , it will be best that you visit the doctor as soon as possible and get checked out immediately 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 December 2019 08:48

Hi I had unprotected sex 6 weeks ago,the person was suspecting he's positive but doesn't want to get tested so I went to get tested it came negative, what's the best time to check for accurate results

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 December 2019 12:49

Hi there thank you for your question . You will need to get tested again after 6 months



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 December 2019 19:45

I stopped being on the pill 6months ago now that I'm in a relationship I've been sexually active and not using any contraception since we are trying for a baby but no luck.. I recently took two pills...But now I've noticed that I'm 6 days late i don't want to jump to conclusion and take a pregnancy test since being late doesn't always mean you are pregnant I'm just going to wait and see what happens..

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 December 2019 23:40

Hi there, a pregnancy test is one of the best ways to find out if you are pregnant or not



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 December 2019 19:51

Hi there i have been feeling dizzy and nauseous lately what could be the problem? I have done a pregnancy test and it came out negative some now i am puzzled of what could be making me feel this way

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 December 2019 23:44

Hi there, the cause of your dizziness could be one of many things such as a migraine, certain medications, alcohol or problems with the inner ear. To find out what it is, it’s best to have a face-to-face visit with a healthcare professional, where they will be able to get the full story and do a full examination/assessment to find the cause. So please visit your nearest clinic. If you’re not sure where your nearest clinic is, our clinic finder and rating system can help.



B-Wise User Pamela14 21 December 2019 19:32

Hi. I've been feeling dizzy and nauseous. What could be causing this?

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 December 2019 23:37

Hi there, feeling dizzy and nauseous can be caused by different things. Please visit your local clinic, a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and prescribe medication 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 December 2019 17:55

Hey I have been on my period for 11 days after being on the prevention injection is it normal?

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 December 2019 23:57

Thanks so much for your question. This is normal and your cycle should reset itself within the next two weeks. But if not, go to the clinic speak to the nurse about contraceptives, they will be able to tell whats wrong 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 December 2019 17:52

Iâ??ve been on my period for 12 days,is it normal?

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 December 2019 23:48

Hi there, learn more about periods here https://bwisehealth.com/article/when-your-period-signals-a-problem-menstrual-problems-that-may-need-medical-attention 



B-Wise User Phindile1991 20 December 2019 17:57

Hi me and my husband are trying to have a baby..the last time we had sex was on tuesday it was a day after my period..is it possible that I'm already pregnant? Can u get pregnant a day after your periods?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 December 2019 00:05

Hi there, the best way to know if you are pregnant or not is to take a pregnancy test. This can be done at your local clinic for free



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 December 2019 19:27

I've been having an ichy vagina for a week now, and when I urinate it burns

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 December 2019 00:10

Hi there, read these articles to get the answers you need https://bwisehealth.com/category/sti



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 December 2019 17:43

What are the signs of HIV

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 December 2019 00:15

Hi there, read these articles to get the answers you need https://bwisehealth.com/category/hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 December 2019 11:54

ok thank you

B-Wise User Anonymous 17 December 2019 18:14

how are u . what shows that arvs are working in your body

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 December 2019 00:17

Hi there, click here to learn more about HIV https://bwisehealth.com/category/hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 17 December 2019 16:10

hi i have been on the nuristerate injection for almost 3years now and i am not going on my periods since, is it safe for me not to go on my periods for years?

B-Wise Expert Expert 24 December 2019 12:52

Yes it is safe 


B-Wise User Anonymous 17 December 2019 12:36

Good day Im on the 3 year implant and me & partner has had sex. After everything I saw that I have started to bleed. Is there a possibility of getting pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 December 2019 14:18

Hi, thank you for your question. It is possible to get pregnant as a contraceptive is not 100% safe. Remember, to always use dual protection - condom and contraceptive to help reduce the chances of you getting pregnant 



B-Wise User Anonymous 17 December 2019 11:52

I slept with my girlfriend without protection 3 times then after we went for a HIV test and her results were positive and and mine negative, so now am confused I don't know what do I do should I leave her but what if am already infected and I don't want to hurt her she has been so good to me, help me what do I do

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 December 2019 14:11

Hi there, thank you for your question, read this article to get the answers you may need https://bwisehealth.com/article/dating-when-youre-hiv-positive




B-Wise User Anonymous 17 December 2019 11:04

I slept with my girlfriend without protection 3 times then after we went for a HIV test and her results were positive and and mine negative, so now am confused I don't know what do I do should I leave her but what if am already infected and I don't want to hurt her she has been so good to me, help me what do I do

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 December 2019 11:44

Hi there, thank you for your question, read this article to get the answers you may need https://bwisehealth.com/article/dating-when-youre-hiv-positive



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 December 2019 22:43

I have something in my penis its when i pee it become a blood

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 December 2019 14:25

Hi thank you for your question, it could be any reason why you may be experiencing blood in your pee. Its important for you visit your local doctor or nurse and get checked out.



B-Wise User Human 15 December 2019 16:39

Hi, is it safe to take natural aid while on arvs?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 December 2019 10:06

Hi, thank you for your question. If you’re taking ARVs, we don’t advise that you use traditional remedies at the same time. The remedies may have an effect on the medication and it can weaken the effect of the ARVs. If you are struggling with side effects like vomiting, it is best to speak to your doctor or nurse and get advice or treatment which can help you.



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 December 2019 11:34

So I met this guy a while back and we decided to be intimate recently. During foreplay he put the tip of his penis in me for like a few seconds then I realized that that's when I asked him to put a condom. So my worry is could I be at risk of HIV?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 December 2019 14:34

Hi there, please visit your nearest clinic to be tested for HIV. That is the only way you will know your status. You can find and rate your local clinic here.

Remember, if you test negative, you will need to get tested again after a few weeks to ensure the result is accurate.

If you are positive, you will be offered treatment (antiretroviral therapy, or ART). You should start this treatment as soon as possible (preferably on the day your HIV is diagnosed) as it will ensure you remain healthy and do not contract an infection related to HIV.  In addition, if you are HIV positive and start ART you will be very unlikely to pass the virus on to any of your sexual partners.

In future, make sure to use a condom each and every time you have sex. Correct and consistent condom use is the best way to ensure your risk of contracting HIV is as low as possible.




B-Wise User Buddafly 13 December 2019 15:26

I got my periods on the 6th but than my cycle ended on the 10th there was no bleeding me and husband had sex after having sex I spotted pinkish blood than stop the same day today I feel like a kicking popping feeling in my abdominal area for more than a hour everytime it come and go what can it be

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 December 2019 14:21

Hi There, thank you for your question please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell what's wrong and prescribe medication for you if needed 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 December 2019 00:19

I have something moving in my abdominal parts like kick.what could be wrong?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 December 2019 10:03

Hi there, thank you for your question. That must be very painful, it would be difficult to say what the problem may be. It would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible to get checked and treated 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 December 2019 23:57

Hi last month I had top and I'm still bleeding.is it normal?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 December 2019 10:07

Hi there, thank you for your question. No, it is not normal to experience bleeding for such long periods of time. It would be best that you visit the doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Thabiso07 11 December 2019 21:34

I want to start dating

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 December 2019 10:12

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answer here https://bwisehealth.com/article/dating-as-an-adolescent-do-you-feel-safe



B-Wise User Stivovo Boss 11 December 2019 14:47

Hi... Me and my wife are using ARV and for about 3 month now, because we were used to having sex without Condom well simply because she is my wife. All along i was not putting my sperm into her why is how i never got her pregnant till to date. now please care to explain what are the consequences because we are still having sex same way we used to (Not putting my sperm inside) it is a bit difficult to embark on having sex using a condom with someone i have been sleeping with for years without a Condom.

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 December 2019 10:18

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you have sex without a condom, and you are both HIV positive, there is a risk of reinfection.



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 December 2019 14:43

Hi I found out 6 years ago that I'm HIV positive but I did not start treatment as I was not ready and have always been healthy. Recently I found out i'm pregnant and I am wondering if I start taking ARV's now it would be dangerous to my health because I'm guessing the virus has multiplied and could possibly be resistant. I really want to keep the baby but not at the expense of my life or at the risk of it having the HIV transmitted to it. Kindly advise

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 December 2019 10:21

    Hi there, thank you for reaching out to us. Yes, it is possible to save the baby from getting HIV depending on your viral load and how far along you are with your pregnancy. It would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible so you can be put on treatment 



B-Wise User Human 11 December 2019 13:49

Hi, I have been on arvs since 2019 November. My arvs side effects are manageable except for being nausea at all times. I try drink as much water as I can but it does not go away, is there anything else i can try to bring this to a minimum?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 December 2019 10:25

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes there, is other medication you can take with your ARVs to manage nausea, it would be best that you revisit your doctor so they can give you something for your nausea 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 December 2019 18:20

I had unprotected sex during and 4 days later I had to go take my first prevention shot before that they took my urine to rest for pregnancy it come out negative but a fews day later I started not feeling well so I went for a blood test and it came saying 'early stages in pregnancy' I was told to come back again after a few days to confirm I went back 8 days later took another blood test but this time came out negative could the results have been affected by the prevention shot? I had my second shot during November and still all the pregnancy tests I have taken since have been negative and I haven't been feelifeeling well ever since especially my lower abdominal

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 December 2019 09:45

Hi there, thank you for your question. It seems as though you are experiencing a lot of confusion right now as to whether you are pregnant or not. I would be best that you visit the gyne as soon as possible to do a check-up 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 December 2019 15:16

My boyfriend is also HIV positive and he didn't want to drink medication and he always don't want to use condom,and my virul load is good the question is whaf is the risk there

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 December 2019 10:28

Hi there, it is important that your partner take HIV medication and use a condom when having sex, as using a condom protects you against unplanned pregnancies, reinfection and STI's. It also have a negative impact on your viral load. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 December 2019 12:46

Hi i am 29 years old with a nine year old boy not using birth control.im having problem i have pain like a menstrual pain and a dark discharge that look like a jelly substance ...

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 December 2019 16:24

Hi there thank you for your question.  It is possible that your period came earlier,  if you are still concerned it would be best that you visit the loccal clinic as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Dzunisani94 10 December 2019 10:06

Hi, is sex part of exercising

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 December 2019 11:48

Hi there, thank you for your question. Exercising is a form of exercise 



B-Wise User Human 9 December 2019 16:21

Hi are arvs side effects permanent?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 December 2019 11:46

Hi there, thank you for your question. No, the side effects are not permanent, your body will get used to the medication and you won't have so many side effects anymore 



B-Wise User Bernie 9 December 2019 13:09

Ive had unprotected sex the 25th Nov I took the morning after the morning of the 27th but now im feeling fatigued my stomach not feeling so good

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 December 2019 13:52

Hi there, thank you for your question. Those are normal side effects of the morning after pill 



B-Wise User Human 9 December 2019 12:24

Thank you for your prompt response. I have shared arvs the past 3 days as I had finished my supply and was waiting for the clinic to open. Is this going to impact me negatively now? Also Is it normal to feel nousea (90% of the time), have bad taste in your mouth (every morning) and have body odor (smells like medication) when taking arvs? I have been taking arvs for only a month now, i apologize for my weird questions.

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 December 2019 13:59

Hi there, thank you for your question. You are experiencing the side effects of the ARV's, this is normal.



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 December 2019 11:57

My friend has been HIV positive for 6years, and she has been on Odimune for the past 3years and her viral load is undetected. So she went to collect her new prescription at the PDU,and she was given Atenef, she is worried if its the same as Odumine and getting side effects??pls help

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 December 2019 10:19

Hi there, your friend needs to go back to the clinic a nurse or doctor will be able to tell him/her more about the medication 



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 December 2019 22:22

After I was diagnoised with hiv I told the guy I was dating to get tested nd he said his negative as well as the guy I slept with b4 him so am concerned how could I have been infected if both of them r negative???

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 December 2019 22:49

Hi there, thank your question. Remember that HIV takes longer to show in men thats why if they are at risk they would have to get tested every 3 months 



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 December 2019 22:18

Hi,it's almst been a year taking my treatment bt now I don't know y my bodies temperature is always high ever since I started taking art...my ex boyfriend used to say my sermen is too hot to be normal nd am constantly having a loose Tommy , headache nd nausea could it be side effects or thrs more going on with me?

B-Wise Expert Expert 9 December 2019 10:19

Hi there, thank you for your question. Experiencing an upset tummy, headache, and nausea is normal side effects of using ARV's, but having a high fever and semen being hot is not normal, it would be best that you visit the local doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 December 2019 11:34

Hey,I have a problem with my man recently when we have sex I start to bleed heavily

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 December 2019 22:47

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you had rough and painful sex that caused the bleeding, if the bleeding continues it is best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible to get checked 



B-Wise User Human 8 December 2019 11:11

Is it safe to share arvs?

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 December 2019 22:46

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is not a good idea to share ARV's as another person may have a different viral load as compared to you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 December 2019 16:36

I am on the pill and I skipped the placebo ones because I didnâ??t want my period but it came anyway, so I stopped and now Iâ??m still bleeding.

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 December 2019 18:41

Hi there thank you for your question . If you bleed more than 10 days it would be best that you visit the local doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 December 2019 12:06

Hello. Where can I purchase PrEP? I live in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 December 2019 22:21

Hi there, thank you for your question you can check out this link for more info  https://myprep.co.za/locations



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 December 2019 12:04

Hello.

B-Wise User HumbleB 4 December 2019 11:00

How true are the rumours about the Implant. 1. They say you don't have to stay in water for longer periods (prolonged swimming/bath).

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 December 2019 22:57

Hi there , thank you for your question. No that is a myth no physical activity can harm your implant 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 December 2019 21:59

I had sex with my boyfriend and he ejaculated in me . .a few weeks later i started experiencing leaking fluid fr breast,my breast were tender and full and i evrn had a missed period . .3 days after the missed period i started to bleed of which i thought i was pregnant. .i hurried to the hospital and they took my urine for testing but then my doctor informed me that i was not pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 December 2019 10:14

Hi there, if you continue to experience the same symptoms it would be best that you visit the doctor again as you may need to be on a contraceptive 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 December 2019 12:10

Hi i have tested for hiv the first one is saying am hiv positive and the other is saying negative so what does that mean.

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 December 2019 22:26

Hi there, thank you for your question, we understand your confusion. The best way to know your status is if you go get tested at the local clinic. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 December 2019 12:05

Hi i am nine months pregnant nw and my eliza test result came out saying equivocal, so i want to know if am hiv positive or what. Worried

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 December 2019 22:43

Hi there, thank you for your question. The only way to know if you are HIV positive is to take an HIV test. 



B-Wise User Bongiwe Mdaki 3 December 2019 11:34

Is it normal not to see your periods

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 December 2019 22:22

Hi there, thank you for your question, there are many reasons why you may not get your period such as using a contraceptive, pregnancy or even stress can delay your period. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 December 2019 21:34

I took Pre exposed prophylaxis 2 hours before my 72 hours was due will the medication work? Also I want to do elisa test where can I get help besides going to the public health departments?

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 December 2019 22:23

Hi there, yes the medication will work, you can visit any private doctor as well.



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 December 2019 14:37

How long does it take to fall pregnant after using contraceptives?

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 December 2019 22:16

Hi there, thank you for your question. It depends on when the contraceptive hormones are out of your body. If you are trying to get pregnant it would be best that you get checked by a gyne. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 December 2019 13:30

Hi i was wondering what i can use to stop sweating in the genital area it sweats and and bringa out a scent that doesn't sit well with me,I've been to the Dr thinking its an infection but i was told i don't have any infection and ita probably the soap i use which i had changed ofcoarse but still no change

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 December 2019 12:52

Hi there, you can check out our Know your body section on how you can keep clean



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 December 2019 00:38

I had unprotected sex with someone is been day and few hours now and I dnt know thier status is it advisable to take arvs now?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 December 2019 12:04

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-do-if-you-have-unprotected-sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 November 2019 08:04

Hi can I change the Time of taking my ARVs I am taking them at 8pm but now, I want to start taking them a 8am is it fine?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 November 2019 13:31

Hi there thank you for  your question. Yes it is fine but remember to take your pills everyday at the same time once you have changed the time



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 November 2019 19:44

I missed my Arv once since I started taking them in September. What is the risk? 2.Can I still take it if I remember still on the same day?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 December 2019 12:09

Hi there, thank you for your question, it is ok to miss one day if you have forgotten but you will need to take it the same time the next day 



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 November 2019 15:50

Hi my boyfriend have smelly sperms whenever we had sex I also smells fishy even when I took a bath. What does it mean

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 December 2019 12:14

Hi there, your boyfriend needs to read this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/genital-care-for-boys-and-men



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 November 2019 22:39

I had sex on date 7 of October, on date 26 i carried out a pregnancy test and i was negative , ,on date 28 i got my period , , , on November date 26 at night i started having kight bleeding, , , does dis mean am pregnant, , , if yes/no why?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 December 2019 12:12

Hi there, thank you for your question. The only way to know if you are pregnant is to take a pregnancy test by going to the doctor



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 November 2019 10:27

Hi there,I have a question.Is underage drinking part of substance abuse?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 December 2019 12:10

Hi there, thank you for your question, you can find out what substance abuse is here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-substance-abuse



B-Wise User Tsope07 27 November 2019 22:25

I prevented last month on the 28 of October and this November month I should have seen my periods on the 25 but I'm just bleed a bit that usually but having terrible period pains what causes that?

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 December 2019 12:48

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you may be spotting https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-am-spotting-what-should-i-do



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 November 2019 16:55

Can a Hiv positive person get a child who is negative...

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 November 2019 10:20

Hi there, thank you for your question. Check out this article for your answer https://bwisehealth.com/article/if-i-m-hiv-positive-can-i-have-kids



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 November 2019 21:58

I just found out that im HIV positive on August so i wanted to know that since my CD4 count its says 900and something is its possible to get some1 transmitter but I have started my medication since from day 1 till today??

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 November 2019 10:29

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes your partner can still get infected, thats why it is best that you always use a condom 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 November 2019 19:36

Hi if I happen to to sleep with a positive person and do not experience the symptoms are the chances of being infected high

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 November 2019 20:31

Hi there, thank you for your question. It can take up to 4 weeks before you experience any symptoms, thats why it is best that you get tested as soon as possible so you can be put on treatment such as PEP



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 November 2019 17:11

Hi I used nur-interet for a year and it's was hard to get my periods back when I stop using the injection so I decided to chance and use depo provetra for only 1 month and I couldn't stop blidding for 2 weeks since than I haven't got my period back it's been 6 months now and I experience back pain or stomach pains am always tired but am not pregnant what could be a problem. And also I don't have discharge

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 November 2019 20:33

Hi there, thank you for your question. A person shouldn't change contraceptives without doctors or nurses' supervision as changing contraceptives can change the cycle of your period. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked by a nurse or a doctor so they can give you the best treatment as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 November 2019 12:45

I've got problem I had uptopice pregnancy few years back I wanna have a child can I still have one

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 November 2019 20:24

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes, you can still have a child. It would be best that you talk to your local gyne so they can advise you after you get checked 



B-Wise User Nondumisomhlongo 26 November 2019 12:44

I've got problem I had uptopice pregnancy few years back I wanna have a child can I still have one

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 November 2019 19:24

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes, you can still have a child. It would be best that you talk to your local gyne so they can advise you after you get checked 



B-Wise User SindiswaShongwe 26 November 2019 11:38

What makes a person to have doubled periods every month like you be on your cycle on 2,3,4,5 then your periods repeat you on the same month but the date changes n be 16,17,18,19

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 November 2019 19:19

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible if you are on a contraceptive or you may have an irregular period. It would be best that you visit the local doctor and get checked by a nurse or a doctor 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 November 2019 16:28

AM ALWAYS FORGETTING A SIMPLE THING SO WHAT COULD BE MY PROBLEM

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 16:31

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible you are not getting enough sleep. You can check out this article to find out how you can improve your concentration https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-could-help-my-concentration



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 November 2019 15:52

i been seen my periods for almost 6 months so this month nothing so i took a preg test and it say am positive so it is possible?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 16:48

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes it is possible if you had unprotected sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 November 2019 10:13

Hey I have an implant and my periods has started and it passed 7 days it's not stopping what might be the problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:10

Hi there, thank you for your question. A period can last upto 10 days. If it lasts longer than that it would be best that you visit the local doctor as soon as possible to get checked 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 November 2019 20:57

Have been taking arvs for a month now. Feel like everything is moving too fast. Doe medication make you sleepy half the time and will I be ever be able to fully focus on school. I'm a research student

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 09:43

Hi there, thank you for your question. ARV's do have side effects such as the ones you are experiencing. It would be best that you talk to your local doctor about giving you medication to help with the side effects 



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 November 2019 23:13

can you transmit hiv if you just got it 3 weeks ago (if you still on window period)

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:03

    Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes it is still possible thats why it would be best that you wear a condom if you are sexually active 



B-Wise User Emily34 22 November 2019 16:00

What makes a person shy

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:08

Hi there, thank you for your question. There is nothing wrong with being shy, sometimes you may fear what people may think or say or you may not even like being around people, and that is okay its who you are. You can read this article to help you voice your opinions https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-do-i-express-my-views



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 November 2019 14:11

what is TB

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:35

Hi there,  you can learn about TB here https://bwisehealth.com/category/tb 



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 November 2019 12:01

Good day I need some advise. am in a relationship with someone who thinks he is the man so he is always right. am not sexual active yet and am also not also not comfortable with sex topics or being intimate with him. I realized that am very uneducated if it comes to these things. He goes around telling everyone that he wants a "lil one" it is very embarrassing and giving him my opinion just end up in a fight. Could you kindly advise me Thank u

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:18

Hi there, thank you for your question. Remember no one should force you to have sex if you are not ready, you can read this article for more info https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-on-the-mind-are-you-ready

It is also best that you communicate this with your partner that you are not ready to have a child just yet, remember communication is key to any relationship 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 November 2019 19:50

I boyfriend says Im cheating on him because he just found out that he has drop infection and Im only sleeping with him only.....

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:23

Hi there, thank you for your question, it would be best that you get tested as well for STI's as you both may have the infection. Once you both get checked you can discuss what happened after you both have received treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 November 2019 17:18

Hi, i was diagnosed with HIV 2015 started taking my meds 2016 last week i tested negative is it possible?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:28

Hi there, it may mean that your viral load may be suppressed but you will still need to take ARVs as the virus is still in your body 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 November 2019 17:15

Hi

B-Wise User Anonymous 20 November 2019 22:40

A couple of days ago my boyfriend and I attempted having sex, my first time, but I was too tight and he couldn't get his penis in so we agreed on trying some other time. I've read the article on virginity on the site. I had my period about a week ago and usually get bad cramps and I've started getting those cramps again. Should I be worried?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:33

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you mean you are getting cramps after your period ended, it is possible that you may have a stomach bug, if these cramps continue, it would be best that you visit the local doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 November 2019 22:26

Hello can a woman infected a partner with HIV if her viral loads is surpressed and they have unprotected sex during her period

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:48

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes it is possible, as there is more blood exposure. It would be best that your partner gets tested as well



B-Wise User Euvo 20 November 2019 16:51

Hi!my boyfriend ex told me that she was infected by my boyfriend and i suppose to go and check.weve been together for almost 2yrs and we do unprotected sex ever since.i went to check out n i fndout im positive n i start taking my Arvs i told my boyfriend to go and check he keep on deniaying and said he is not sick.and he is always says to me when we had fight i wonder where you get Hiv cz im not sick so this thing is stressing me alot is it possible for him to be nagetive while im positive cz before we met i tested negative n i evn show him my last result?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:37

Hi there, thank you for your question. HIV takes longer to show in men than in women, that means he may be HIV and may not show symptoms that he is sick. It would be best that you talk to your partner about getting tested as soon as possible so he can get treatment as well. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 November 2019 16:51

Hi!my boyfriend ex told me that she was infected by my boyfriend and i suppose to go and check.weve been together for almost 2yrs and we do unprotected sex ever since.i went to check out n i fndout im positive n i start taking my Arvs i told my boyfriend to go and check he keep on deniaying and said he is not sick.and he is always says to me when we had fight i wonder where you get Hiv cz im not sick so this thing is stressing me alot is it possible for him to be nagetive while im positive cz before we met i tested negative n i evn show him my last result?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:37

Hi there, thank you for your question. HIV takes longer to show in men than in women, that means he may be HIV and may not show symptoms that he is sick. It would be best that you talk to your partner about getting tested as soon as possible so he can get treatment as well. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 November 2019 11:20

Good day So i decided to be on birth control for two months July 30 2019 to 25/9/19 (clinic date) i had my period last July around abt the 18th. When should i expect my period? I have been having brown discharge since but no period the brown discharge can last for two weeks I have done 2 preggy test but they come negative.How long does it take for my period to come back? my breast are sore some times and there was a time i was feeling nausea and bloated. What could be the problem am worried and scared

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:45

Hi there, thank you for your question, you may still be experiencing side effects of the contraceptive that you are taking. If you continue to experience that same symptoms it would be best that you visit the local clinic and get checked by a nurse or a doctor 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 November 2019 10:01

how to check Brest cancer

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:10

Hi there, this article is for you https://bwisehealth.com/article/check-your-breasts-today-its-so-easy



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 November 2019 00:55

A couple of days ago my boyfriend and I attempted having sex, my first time, but I was too tight and he couldn't get his penis in so we agreed on trying some other time. I've read the article on virginity on the site. I had my period about a week ago and usually get bad cramps and I've started getting those cramps again. Should I be worried?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:33

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you mean you are getting cramps after your period ended, it is possible that you may have a stomach bug, if these cramps continue, it would be best that you visit the local doctor as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 November 2019 15:13

Hi there me and my boyfriend were messing around today and he put his penis on but and tried to put it in but slipped and went against my vagina later when I came home I saw white stuff coming out but it was semi sticky and watery and white but also it came out as drops single small ones ,could it be that his sperm or precum went inside of me ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:47

Hi there, that would be precum that was against your vagina when he came on you as well as your discharge coming out as well



B-Wise User Sekgalabye 19 November 2019 13:31

I'm 21yrs of age i started family planning yesterday on the 18th Nov i was injected. Wen i get home thy was a spot of oil tht to a place i was injected i worried if is possible the fluid i was injected came out is tht possible?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:51

Hi there, thank you for your question. There's nothing to worry about, the injection will not come out, it is the medication they put on the skin to prevent you from feeling pain



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 November 2019 11:30

Hey, I started my arv treatment last year when I was pregnant then I gave birth to a healthy baby girl but now the problem I have low blood ,black spots on my body

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:00

Hi there, please visit your local clinic, a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong 



B-Wise User Mikhitha 18 November 2019 18:47

What are the signs of pragnnency?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:53

Hi there, this article has the answers you need https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-expect-from-pregnancy



B-Wise User zanele26 18 November 2019 15:33

I have been having back pains lately and they usual happen when I'm standing or trying to sit down. Can you help me?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:42

Hi there, visit your local clinic, a doctor or nurse will be able to help you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 November 2019 13:36

I slept with my boyfriend but i did not use protection but I've just got tested for Hiv and im negative so im worried about pregnancy

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:49

Hi there, please visit your local clinic and request a pregnancy test. this is how you can find out if you are pregnant or not 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 November 2019 10:41

I am currently on nur iserate . I had my first injection on the 24th of October which was the 2nd last day of my menstrual cycle and had unprotected sex on the 2nd of November how protected am I from pregnancy

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:46

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you take a home pregnancy test to check if you are pregnant.



B-Wise User sbongiseni shange 18 November 2019 10:12

hy i hv back pain i cnt even sleep so i dnt knw wat is wrong and nw it getting wors i cnt walk because of the pain

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:41

Hi there, please visit your local clinic 



B-Wise User Noziphomhlongo 18 November 2019 10:12

I'm taking constraseptive pills but I forget to take them sometimes, and need to know how not to forget.

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:40

Hi there, check out these tips https://bwisehealth.com/article/you-ve-got-this-tips-to-help-you-remember-to-take-your-medication-over-the-festive-season


B-Wise User Anonymous 18 November 2019 09:29

I'm on a contraceptive injection but I've been menstruating for weeks so I was given contraceptive pills at the clinic to stop the menstruation so I took the pill for 4 days and stopped taking them because I stopped menstruating... So what are the chances of me getting pregnant since I mixed the two contraceptives and stopped taking the pill?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:55

Hi there, thank you for your question. When mixing contraceptives you can confuse your body. You can still get pregnant you will have to wait until the contraceptives it out of your system in order to conceive 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 November 2019 09:27

I'm on a contraceptive injection but I've been menstruating for weeks so I was given contraceptive pills at the clinic to stop the menstruation so I took the pill for 4 days and stopped taking them because I stopped menstruating... So what are the chances of me getting pregnant since I mixed the two contraceptives and stopped taking the pill?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 11:55

Hi there, thank you for your question. When mixing contraceptives you can confuse your body. You can still get pregnant you will have to wait until the contraceptives it out of your system in order to conceive 



B-Wise User Anonymous 17 November 2019 20:48

Hey I'm having pains on my up stomach and back especially when I'm standing or walking. I went to the clinic,they said I'm just constipated and they gave me medication. I also took a pregnancy test it confirmed that I'm not pregnant. Today I saw a light blood on my underwear, I already went on my periods this month.I really don't know what is wrong with me

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 November 2019 10:37

Hi there, please go back to your local clinic and tell them about your symptoms a doctor or nurse will be to prescribe different medication 



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 November 2019 17:45

how do you ask for help when you are being emotionally abused but afraid to talk about it

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 November 2019 17:35

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can get help here by dialing any of the numbers on this link https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-relationships-family



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 November 2019 17:39

Hi,what can I do to loose weight?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 November 2019 17:25

Hi there, thank you for your question you can check out the Healthy living



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 November 2019 22:35

How do I know my relationship is healthy ? My boyfriend and I are always fighting with small issues. we hav been dating for 6years,and I'm now a bit confuse whether to carry on in this relationship or I should just leave...ð???ð???ð???

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 November 2019 17:41

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can check this article to find out if you are in a healthy relationship https://bwisehealth.com/article/am-i-in-an-unhealthy-relationship



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 November 2019 22:23

My friend is experiencing back pain during sex and after sex

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 November 2019 17:37

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that your friend is trying positions that may hurt and is causing discomfort in the back area 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 November 2019 15:54

Im living in eastern cape and im diagnosed with retinal detachment so im not able to see im attending school in capetown athlone for the blind where do i go for support bcz i hv no family in Capetown i hv to use a flight from and in school and the only flight that can accommodate me is south african airways and is so expensive only raised by a single parent i really need help single flight sometimes cost R3000 so return for holiday R6000 please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 November 2019 19:59

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can contact Lovelife and they can link you up to a support group #PLZCALME0833231023



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 November 2019 15:49

Hi I am Hiv positive and have been taking medication from 2013 still are End of last month I went to do my Hiv test and my viral load says 31 Please advise what this means

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 November 2019 18:09

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find out here Your viral load: What you need to know



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 November 2019 13:58

Hi im hiv positive,can i take diet supplements or those oxygen therapy and not harm myself

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 14:09

Hi there, thank you for your question. It wouldn't be the best idea to take dietary supplements if you are trying to lose weight as you need supplements that's going to strengthen your immune system.



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 November 2019 09:11

Hi am a bit confused here its been 1yr 4 me n my partner In this relationship n since we 've been having an unprotected sex so i wasnt feeling well last week i decided to go for an HIV TEST it turned out positive n I tld him he went for a test on monday alone he came bk n said his Negative since then he distance himself bit by bit it hurts cuz i nvr cheated on him

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 10:13

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that HIV takes longer to show in men than women, that's why it would be best that your partner goes to test again after 3 months.



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 November 2019 19:21

Hie I got tested and found that I ws positive but I ddnt take medication ...days after I was tested again and it was negative..I am 5months pregnant ...what does that mean with my baby..is she safe or rather in danger

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 10:17

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answer here https://bwisehealth.com/article/if-i-m-hiv-positive-can-i-have-kids



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 November 2019 18:09

I a 25 year old female I have been using petogen since 2010 for now for the past 2 years I have been having vaginal bleeding after sex. I went to the clinic they gave me contraceptive pills but It didn't do anything then I asked to be done pap smear they said am young to do it

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 15:57

Hi there, bleeding after sex is not normal and you will need medical attention it would be best that you visit a gyne at the nearest hospital, who will check you and give you the right treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 November 2019 14:12

Hi I would like to know if I want to get the abortion pills from a clinic because I do not have the money is it needed for me to go myself or can my boyfriend go in my place?....and is it still possible to do so at 5-6 weeks?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 10:27

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes you would be able to get an abortion at a clinic for free



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 November 2019 09:42

I HAD A TINY LAMP IN SIDE MY BREAST FEW WEEKS AGO SO AFTER SOME FEW DAYS IT DISAPPEARED SO BUT SINCE THEN MY BREAST STILL BIT PAINING

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 15:46

Hi there, you will need to visit the doctor as soon as possible to check what the problem may be that is causing the pain 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 November 2019 20:39

Hello there lm HIV positive born with it and had protected sex with my boyfriend but the condom once burst and l hadnâ??t thought of the prep. He is now losing weight since the day l disclosed my status to him because before l was not ready. Could he have got HIV from me l am really worried because we never had unprotected sex.

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 15:52

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can read this article for all your information https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-do-if-you-have-unprotected-sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 November 2019 18:10

Hey there! I'm using Nur-isterate and it has been 5 years now, at first I didn't have my periods for a long time but this year my body has been clever about this confusion I've been giving it and I started having my periods this year, the problem was that I didn't stop after a week then went to a doctor and he told me my body is making up for the time I didn't have my periods and gave me pills to stop, a similar incident happened last month abd then I went to the clinic this nurse gave me famynor which are birth control pills and I used them, I am on my periods again this month but I feel nauseated and my stomach is bloated and I have intense period pains so I do not know if I should stop taking the pills or the injection or its just side effects. I need to know if I should go to the doctor yet or not, stop taking the pills or not and either stop with the injection?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 15:49

Hi there, you are experiencing side effects of the pill. It would be best that you change your contraception, you can speak to your doctor on what would be best for you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 November 2019 14:55

I'm dark skin in color and as in black and I started noticing I have small dots on my body which are a bit light in complexion then my normal skin tone and I'm worried. PLEASE HELP

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 15:45

Hi there, it is possible that you may be getting sunspots. It would be best that you visit the doctor and they will give you the right treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 November 2019 13:19

I started using petogen injection on August this year its my first time,having vaginal bleeding and brownish discharge non stop,so they gave me famynor for stopping bleeding but nothing is changing.so now the doctor changed me to nur-isterate injection.i want to know it's a good thing to do or should I stop using injection at all?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 15:39

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you feel uncomfortable using the injection there are other options that you can get. You can click on this link  to find out more https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 November 2019 11:20

What can I drink to clean up my womp and stomach when im HIV positive

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 November 2019 17:46

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can use anything that you use to use before 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 November 2019 10:31

I am having severe waist aches?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 November 2019 14:11

Hi there, it is possible that you may have hurt yourself that is why you may be experiencing pain , it would be best that you visit the local doctor to get checked 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 November 2019 22:35

I have a partner has tested positive and I have tested negative and whe have been together for 3years and her viral load is 15000 ,... Now I'm scared to have sex woth her even with protection and we need to make baby.... ��� kindly advice

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 11:13

Hi there, thank you for your question. You are still able to have a child that will be HIV negative, you can find out more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/if-i-m-hiv-positive-can-i-have-kids 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 November 2019 20:45

Should I continue taking famynor pills even after the bleeding has stopped, or do I hault until it starts again?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 11:05

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes you will need to continue to use the pills, do not stop taking it 



B-Wise User Ano 11 November 2019 19:41

Hi, the soles of my feet and palms of my hands feels like they are on fire . This has been happening for 3 days now and inorder to sleep i have to put a wet cloth on my feet and hands. I'm not on any medication qnd i don't have any other symptom . Should i be worried? or this will resolve on its on. Thanks

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 10:58

HI there, if this continues it would be best that you visit the clinic to get checked.



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 November 2019 19:20

Hello I went to a Dr on Tuesday last week for check up because I was having a problem with my stomach and breathing and I thought I was pregnant... the Dr said Iâ??m sick because of stress and now my periods are delayed so I wanna ask if itâ??s because of stress or am I pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 10:55

Hi there, thank you for your question. Having to much stress can cause your period to shift days, although you can also take a home pregnancy test to confirm if you are pregnant or not. If you are struggling to manage stress, you can check this out  https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-manage-your-stress 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 November 2019 10:27

Hi I am 24 years old and wondering if I would be able to travel the world though I am HIV positive. My job has opportunities to go to other African countries and beyond but I'm not sure if my status would hinder me being able to travel for even a holiday.

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 10:43

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes ! you would still be able to travel the world, your status will not hold you back, remember to take your medication with you when you travel and have fun!



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 November 2019 09:51

Hi. I have been having highly irregular periods. At first they wouldn't follow any pattern. Now they come for an extended period (2-3 weeks). They've never been for less than 7 days generally in the past. I don't take any contraceptives as I'm not sexually active and would like to continue not using as they have side effects. Is there anything I can do with my abnormal cycles besides contraceptives?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 10:39

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is not normal to get a period for 2-3 weeks, that can be dangerous for you it would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible so you can receive the treatment that you need. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 November 2019 09:49

Hy my boyfriend said I gave him the drop infection and I only sleep with him. I don't knw what to do

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 10:37

Hi there, it would be best that you and your boyfriend go to the clinic as soon as possible to get checked and get treatment immediately 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 22:49

Hi, I am experiencing some intense stomach tightness and back pains and I also feel movements in my tummy almost like bubbles and I find it hard to sleep on my stomach I have heart burns and moments of nausea.. I went to the clinic and the stupid nurse told me to go buy a pregnancy test. But thing is I've been getting my shot my periods and only last had unprotected sex in July. He did come inside of me multiple times but like I said I am on the nuristrate shot. Now I am just wondering what could be the problem..? My breasts have dry white residue on the inner nipple but that's about it.. and I do feel something that's similar to pulse movement on the corner of my abdomen.. what does this mean?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 07:54

Hi there, you can report bad service you receive at your local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 21:25

Hi.. he skipped his HIV medications. Am I infected?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 07:42

Hi there, the best way to find out about your HIV status is by going for an HIV test. You can learn about HIV here https://bwisehealth.com/search?keyword=HIV



B-Wise User Ora 10 November 2019 21:25

Hi.. he skipped his HIV medications. Am I infected?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 07:44

Hi there, the best way to find out about your HIV status is by going for an HIV test. You can learn about HIV here https://bwisehealth.com/search?keyword=HIV



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 17:45

I forget to mention these ,my wives who refuse to test she have flue virus through the year always she have running nose and always she is tired but she doesn't loose weight does these means she have good healthy system because she is taking doctor SAM pills please advice me an she doesn't want to talk about HIV I really dont know what to do really an I am afraid oneday she will fall I'll help me please so that I can be free

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 07:51

Hi there, please share this article with her https://bwisehealth.com/article/should-i-get-tested-for-hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 17:31

can I take alcohol while I am on ARVs if yes how many can of beers or glasses of whisky and secondly I have two wives one refuse to test but me and other one we are on treatment from Aprill these year,but when making love I only do once a night an once a week please advice

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 07:48

Hi there, this article has the answers you may need https://bwisehealth.com/article/substance-abuse-and-hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 17:18

Hi im 15 and I'm still a virgin..me and my boyfriend had started being 'sexual' he fingers me only..last time he masturbated then fingered me...could I get pregnant from him fingering me with pre cum in his finger? Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 07:58

Hi there, sperm can also be present in pre-cum. It is best to get a home pregnancy test 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 17:18

Hi im 15 and I'm still a virgin..me and my boyfriend had started being 'sexual' he fingers me only..last time he masturbated then fingered me...could I get pregnant from him fingering me with pre cum in his finger? Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 07:59

Hi there, sperm can also be present in pre-cum. It is best to get a home pregnancy test



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 00:50

I have partner buh the problem is when having sex I'm always dry and when he continue its become painful want to know the course of it and can i do for the dry

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 08:39

Hi there, this is why dry sex is a bad idea https://bwisehealth.com/article/why-dry-sex-is-not-a-good-idea



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 November 2019 00:43

Hey i think i a rush on my vagina and i wasn't aware about it then i used no hair and it burn me now on the edge of my vagina its so painful do you think i have sti

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 08:27

Hi there, learn about STIs here https://bwisehealth.com/category/sti



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 November 2019 20:48

I started using petogen injection last month,now I missed my period and I had sex the same month now am feel like am pregnant but I did pregnancy test and it tested negative.is that possible that am pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 08:42

Hi there, please visit your local clinic and ask a doctor or nurse for a pregnancy test, this will confirm if you are pregnant or not 



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 November 2019 09:02

Hello im on Nuristerate family planning since july 2017.i took the Nuristerate on o6 September 2019 i was just finished my periods the day before i took Nuristerate then i had unprotected sex on 25 September2019 then in October i ddnt have periods at all and im not spotting it is possible that i might be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 10:35

Hi there, thank you for your question. A contraceptive can change your cycle, although it would be best that you take a home pregnancy test to check if you are pregnant.



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 November 2019 08:59

Hi, can you please help me. I had sex with my partner 10 days after I finished menstruating, so after I am menstruating again what could be the problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 08:54

Hi there, please visit a gynecologist they will be able to assist you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 November 2019 13:38

Hello, I am planning on having sex and I need to use protection so I am trying to decide which and how to get it. The problem is transport and someone I know seeing me at a clinic. I was thinking of maybe getting the IUD or implant because then I donâ??t need to get transport to go back and get the pill or the injection or condoms every month, but where can I get the IUD or implant where it wonâ??t cost a lot?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 November 2019 08:59

Hi there, Get yourself a condom – it’s still your best protection! https://bwisehealth.com/article/get-yourself-a-condom-its-still-your-best-protection

Remember, you can report good or bad service you received at you local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/ 



B-Wise User Pooli 7 November 2019 21:41

Hi. I met a guy through a dating site and it turned out that he's in jail and has been serving for 10 years for killing his girlfriend over an fight. He firstly started showing a very nice and charming side about him but lately, he's been showing a different side. He easily gets annoyed, twists conversations just to cause arguments and fights, he manipulates emotionally and has no remorse for his behaviour. We haven't met but he can surely mess up your mood and leave you devastated and guilty for something you didn't do. He intentionally makes you feel miserable and doesn't even acknowledge his behaviour or show remorse. Hes also very aggressive when challenged about his behaviour. It seems like he doesn't even have friends that n jail nor has a relationship with his family. He's alone most of the time. Could I be dealing with a psychopath who might still repeat the crime he did in the past (kill) because of his unstable and flactuating moods? I just don't feel he's normal.

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 November 2019 10:06

Hi there, thank you for your interesting question and thank you for sharing your story with us. Remember its not good to be in a relationship if you feel your life may be in danger or you may feel emotionally abused. If you feel you may need to speak to someone please feel free to contact and of these numbers on this link https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-relationships-family



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 November 2019 13:54

I feel as if I may have a yeast infection what medication should I take if I do not want to go to the doctor?

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 November 2019 14:57

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answer here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-vaginal-thrush-or-a-yeast-infection



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 November 2019 16:31

I took a contraceptive pill and started spotting few minutes later ,the next day I started bleeding heavy and it looked as if there were pieces of tissue as well which was dark red this went on for about 5 days does this mean I could be pregnant?please help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 November 2019 08:35

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked by a nurse or a doctor, you can also take a home pregnancy test 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 November 2019 12:57

Hi, im a female, a teenager in exact yesterday i went with my friend to the clinic for family planning and well the had to check if we are HIV positive and i found out i am, i was in shock still am but im trying so hard to not put a thought in it I told my boyfriend his in denial, he doesnt wanna go to clinic cz if i am means i am too Im scared a lot, to take pills all my life i mean i was okay all along, no symptoms showed anything Is there another way then always goung to clinic and get pills??

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 November 2019 14:12

Hi there, thank you for your question. Well done for getting tested, it may seem overwhelming right now but this can help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-tested-hiv-positive-what-do-i-do-now



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 November 2019 12:06

Hi,I am a female and I'm 20 3 weeks ago me and my boyfriend where in the mood but he didnt do much ad he just rub against me but there was pre-cum and some of it went inside me ,so 3days after I took the plan B contraceptive and a few minutes later I started spotting and the next day I tarted bleeding a lot I am also not hundred percent sure if I was in my fertile days.. could something have been attached already ?I don't feel nausea but I do have back pains abdominal pains and by my ribs could plan B have not worked and I am pregnant or not?

B-Wise Expert Expert 6 November 2019 08:45

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you may have an infection or you may have gotten hurt because you were spotting a few minutes later. It would be best that you visit the local clinic and get checked to see what the problem may be 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 November 2019 10:44

My viral load is undetectable and i feel very much healthy i do exercise. can i take multivitamins with my arvs i am on trbuss it has been 2 years now

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 November 2019 11:05

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes you can take multivitamins with your arvs



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 November 2019 23:32

I have headaches usually 4/6 days a week sometimes very painful sometimes just mild. What could be the issue?

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 November 2019 11:17

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you get checked by a nurse or a doctor as you may be suffering from migraines 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 November 2019 23:23

Can I have unprotected sex having getting contraceptive injection for 2 months I won't fall pregnant or do I have to wait for 7 days cause it's my second injection

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 November 2019 11:13

Hi there, thank you for your question. Remember a contraceptive protects you against unplanned pregnancies, using a condom every time you have sex can protect you and your partner against STI's, HIV and unplanned pregnancies 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 November 2019 16:03

how can i stop coughing while am on tb treatment cause its interrupting me especial at work no one want to be close to me.

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 November 2019 11:09

Hi there, you will need to cover your mouth everytime you cough to prevent infection of others, also the coughing will stop if you continue to take your medication



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 November 2019 14:04

Hi , I just had an implant inserted so will it not interfere with my BV treatment

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 November 2019 11:07

Hi there, thank you for your question. The implant will not interfere with any medication you are currently taking 



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 November 2019 11:13

Hi im hiv positive and my cd4 count is 332 and viral load is 22 I normally do a lot of fasting so I just want to find out if it recommended for me to fast or not

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 November 2019 11:24

Hi there, thank you for your question. Fasting is not recommended as you need nutrients in your body to strengthen your immune system



B-Wise User Phindile1991 31 October 2019 11:43

What are the chances of a rapid HIV test being a false negative if u tested 3 months after exposure?

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 November 2019 16:36

Hi there, remember if you want to get a correct reading of your HIV status, it would be best that you visit the clinic to get tested 



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 October 2019 20:24

Last month I missed my periods and on the last day of a month I started using petogen injection for the first time,now on the 26 of October I started bleeding till now and so I want to know if am pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 November 2019 16:32

Hi there, thank you for your question. This is a side effect you are experiencing, it would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible so a healthcare professional can give you the treatment you need.



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 October 2019 18:36

I had a baby few months back, i cannot trace my cycle as i sometimes menstruate for 3 weeks, sometimes i spot for the whole month. I have been on a contraceptive injection for 2 months. I have been spotting asd sometimes it stops

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 November 2019 16:24

Hi there, after birth it may take time before your period can normalize, it may also be a side effect of the contraceptive getting into your system. It would be best that you visit the local clinic so they can give you medication to regulate your period  



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 October 2019 18:34

I would like to know whether is it normal or not but my relationships do not last. ..I easily get bored ...2 weeks is enough for then I'm out

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 November 2019 16:20

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you may be getting into relationships too quickly, take some time to get to know the person before you get into a relationship 



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 October 2019 17:39

i went to a clinic 3 weeks back as it was my date for family planing (injection) I then realize when i was at home that the gel of came out as it was all over my dress and that was a Petogine. I want to know is is possible that i can be pregnant due to this?

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 November 2019 16:17

Hi there , thank you for your question. It is possible that you may be experiencing a side effect of the contraceptive, you can also take a home pregnancy test if you having unprotected sex.



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 October 2019 10:52

What are the symptoms of depression

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 11:50

Hi thank you for your question. You can find your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/feeling-sad-all-the-time-you-could-be-depressed



B-Wise User Anonymous 30 October 2019 08:04

Hi, I'm in a homosexual relationship and on arvs. Yesterday i had sex the my boyfriend, he's top to be specific. The condom bursted so now I'm worried if he's infected or not.

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 08:48

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can check out this article on what you should do now https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-do-if-you-have-unprotected-sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 October 2019 20:00

Hi my mother is 71yrs old has been diagnosed with Dementia 3mnths back,and now she's losing balance, sleeps a lot and experiencing fatigue,she also struggles to eat,ur those signs of Dementia and what can I do to help her???

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 08:40

HI there, thank you for your question. Sorry to hear about your mum, it is great that you reached out for help. Yes, those are symptoms of dementia and it could be side effects of the medication she is taking. In  times like this you need to give her love and support and get someone to look after full time when you are not around if possible



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 October 2019 19:55

Is it true that blood lost during one's period is usually about three to five tablespoons??

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 08:38

Hi there, thank you for your question. Depending on your cycle it can be more or less 



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 October 2019 19:52

People in my community always say that I am a lesbian just bcoz of the way I walk and speak. The other thing is that I do have girlfriends but I think I make good friend with boys coz I can be open with them and talk about what's bothering me than I do with my girlfriends. Sometimes I just wish I was a boy especially when its that time of the month becoz honestly speaking being on a "date" is the worst days of my life. Could it happen that by any chance they are right???? I am a lesbian???

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:09

Hi there, thank you for your question. Remember you should not listen to other people because dressing like a boy and being friends with boys don’t necessarily make you a lesbian. It's about who you are attracted to, if you are confused, you can check out our connecting section to get answers https://bwisehealth.com/category/connecting You can also check out the OUT organization for more info https://www.out.org.za/



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 October 2019 14:23

Is something wrong with me when whitish jelly like thing comes out of my vigina

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 October 2019 09:55

Hi there, you can learn about discharges herehttps://bwisehealth.com/article/-i-have-a-discharge-do-i-have-an-sti-



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 October 2019 00:13

Have sex with my partner and ejaculated in the condom but the condom slipped off when I was taking out my pennis is there any risk of infecting my partner with HIV.

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:14

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can click here to find out about what you should do https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-do-if-you-have-unprotected-sex



B-Wise User Adronica 24 October 2019 12:58

IS IT TRUE THAT blood type O DOESN'T CONTRACT HIV ð???

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:22

Hi there, that is not true, it is a myth. Anyone can get HIV



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 October 2019 12:00

Sawbona igama lami ngu Zipho ngonyaka odlule ngaya ukyosoka manj ngicela ukwazi ukuth lwenziwan ujwabu

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 14:52

Hi there, thank you for your question. The Medical Male Circumcision which is performed at any facility the foreskin is wrapped and put in the deep fridge until the authorized waste management team come to collect them for disposal. Remember at facilities tissues are kept in the deep fridge inside the ceiled hazardous container so that those tissues are not exposed to everyone except the authorized facility waste management team



B-Wise User MAMA B 24 October 2019 11:58

IS IT POSSIBLE TO HAVE A FIRST BABY WITH CESOR THEN THE SECOND ONE WITH NATURAL BIRTH IF YES WHATS THE CAUSE

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:27

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes you can have a natural birth but you will have to consult with your gyne first



B-Wise User 0725266263 24 October 2019 11:51

Sawbona igama lami ngu Zipho ngonyaka odlule ngaya ukyosoka manj ngicela ukwazi ukuth lwenziwan ujwabu

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 14:52

Hi there, thank you for your question. The Medical Male Circumcision which is performed at any facility the foreskin is wrapped and put in the deep fridge until the authorized waste management team come to collect them for disposal. Remember at facilities tissues are kept in the deep fridge inside the ceiled hazardous container so that those tissues are not exposed to everyone except the authorized facility waste management team



B-Wise User Bae sbu 24 October 2019 11:50

I wanna ask what cause scrottum to be swollen

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:34

Hi there, thank you for the question. It is possible that you may have hurt yourself or you may have an infection. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked and you can get the right treatment 



B-Wise User Tsupie 24 October 2019 11:27

Hi I want to do a course on HIV & aids counselling, where and how much.

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:28

HI there, you can check out someone of the online courses and some are free



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 October 2019 11:18

My bf want to have sex with, I'm 18 years old and I am a vargin. I am not sure if I'm ready for sex yet. How would I know when lm ready?

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 October 2019 10:06

Hi there, this article will give you all the answers you need https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-on-the-mind-are-you-ready



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 October 2019 20:01

How can I avoid boys ????

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:28

HI there, please can you provide more detail on your question



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 October 2019 16:35

Hi am in a situation wer i have a bf who is HIV negative and am HIV positive so we in an argument wer he says he want to have a baby next year but with someone else bcuz i am positive so this Is eating me And i feel lyk am wasting my time with him I tried telling Him that At clinic they said we can still have a baby together as long am on ARVS N its lower than detectable so i feel so useless its lyk his been selfish n trying to rub it in that am Positive. So the thing is i cant have a normal conversation with him cuz the only way i can express my feelings is through writing I need advices what should i do

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 12:56

Hi there, sorry to hear about your difficult situation , no-one should treat you different or any less because you are HIV positive. It is also important for your health that you are happy and in a good relationship. You can check out this article to find out if you are in a healthy relationship,  https://bwisehealth.com/article/am-i-in-an-unhealthy-relationship 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 October 2019 16:33

Hi am in a situation wer i have a bf who is HIV negative and am HIV positive so we in an argument wer he says he want to have a baby next year but with someone else bcuz i am positive so this Is eating me And i feel lyk am wasting my time with him I tried telling Him that At clinic they said we can still have a baby together as long am on ARVS N its lower than detectable so i feel so useless its lyk his been selfish n trying to rub it in that am Positive. So the thing is i cant have a normal conversation with him cuz the only way i can express my feelings is through writing I need advices what should i do

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 13:08

Hi there, sorry to hear about your difficult situation , no-one should treat you different or any less because you are HIV positive. It is also important for your health that you are happy and in a good relationship. You can check out this article to find out if you are in a healthy relationship,  https://bwisehealth.com/article/am-i-in-an-unhealthy-relationship



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 October 2019 16:16

Hi i leave at Alex and i need a support group around Wher can i go?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 14:48

Hi there, please send #PLZCALME0833231023 and someone will calll you back to assist



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 October 2019 14:17

I am a 34 years old a mother of 13year old girl. I stopped using my contraception pills 3months ago but i skipped my periods 2months in a row only to see my period today . Is this normal

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 13:02

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that this is an effect of you stopping your contraceptive. If your period is not normal it would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked 



B-Wise User Someone 21 October 2019 22:12

HI, i was diognised with hiv in 2018 march and started my treatment right away, i met a partner who was negetive, and told her my status and after my viral load was below 200 In december 2018, we started not using a condom and in june 2019 we went for her hiv test it was negetive, what are the chances that she can now test positive while im taking my treatment as prescribed and she tested negetive 6 months after exposure?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 13:27

Hi there, thank you for your question. There is still a chance that she may be positive its best that she continues her treatment as well as you until the six months test has been completed. Remember using a condom not only protects yourself and your partner against unplanned pregnancies, STI and HIV if your partner is negative 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 October 2019 15:30

Hi, I just found out that I am pregnant. I was on the nuristrate since May and had unprotected sex until July. He always came inside of me. I don't understand how I conceived since I never even missed my shot. Worse I am four months and only learn now that I am expecting through a sonar! The tests were negative. My baby is sitting on my ribs I dont even have a bump. I had the side effects but was told its the nuristrate doing that. Only to find out I have a baby inside. How did this even happen? I am so confused..

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 14:21

Hi there, thank you for your question. Remember a contraceptive is not 100% protection against unplanned pregnancies especially if you having unprotected sex. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 October 2019 13:26

why all People make a drugs excuses?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 14:44

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find all your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/category/drugs-and-alcohol 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 October 2019 12:41

Hi I have a problem with my stomach it gets painful and when it is painful I get a headache and feel nauseous and I feel very tired lately what might be the problem?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 14:29

Hi there, it is possible that you may have a stomach virus. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked and treated 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 October 2019 11:29

Hello I have a on nuristerate since March after giving birth,ive been spotting and heavily bleeding for months now I went to the clinic and told them they gave me Famynor and injected me with nuristerate again i stopped bleeding for two weeks than its back again i bleed everyday

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 October 2019 22:29

Hi there, please visit you local clinic and let the  doctor or nurse know about these side effect, they will be able to assist you by prescribing different medication



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 October 2019 09:59

Hi, I've been taking famynor prevention pills without any hassle, but this month I was given Triphasils and I've been bleeding ever since I've started with the brown ones. What could be the problem? And can you please explain what do all the pills do?

B-Wise Expert Expert 5 November 2019 11:06

Hi there, thank you for your question. The brown ones makes you get your period. Remember this will help regulate your period 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 October 2019 08:43

Hi,I'd like to know what does a cd4 count of 60 L means? A bit confused.

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 October 2019 11:52

    Hi there, your CD4 count means the amount of HIV present in your blood count. It's not something you should worry about too much, all you need to focus on is taking your medication on time every day and if you are sexually active remember to always use a condom.



B-Wise User Kgaugelo26 18 October 2019 20:09

Hi expert i am confused. I want to be a gynaecologist and a dentist but I have to choose one of them. My mom does not really want me to be a gynaecologist and she thinks that I should rather be a dentist. I really love to be both the careers. This always discourage me. I am now really confused and teachers will always be asking us what we want to be in the future. What do I really tell them? I hope you will be able to help me.

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 October 2019 18:31

Hi there, thank you for your question. You should always do what your school subjects are in line with, and what you would be best at, you can always talk to your mum about how you feel as well. You should try to apply for both and see what you get into 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 October 2019 20:09

Hi expert i am confused. I want to be a gynaecologist and a dentist but I have to choose one of them. My mom does not really want me to be a gynaecologist and she thinks that I should rather be a dentist. I really love to be both the careers. This always discourage me. I am now really confused and teachers will always be asking us what we want to be in the future. What do I really tell them? I hope you will be able to help me.

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 October 2019 18:49

Hi there, thank you for your question. You should always do what your school subjects are in line with, and what you would be best at, you can always talk to your mum about how you feel as well. You should try to apply for both and see what you get into 



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 October 2019 19:44

Afternoon expert I'm very confused I used a prep from June but today I did go for an HIV test and I was positive and I tested twice while I was on prep and was negative I don't know what to do I feel like the world is turn on me and nurse gave me arvs and some pills to prevent TB and I'm not ready to take treatment I'm confused

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 October 2019 18:55

Hi there, thank you for reaching out. Remember in order from prep to work correctly you need to take it everyday . You can find out more about prep and how it works here https://myprep.co.za . Well done for going and getting tested, now that you know your status and you have received treatment that is the best option for you. Its never easy finding out that you are HIV positive you can check out this article for help https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-tested-hiv-positive-what-do-i-do-now



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 October 2019 17:13

So Iâ??ve recently started having sex with my boyfriend and I really do think I should get some sort of birth prevention and I was wondering since I stay far away from a clinic and Iâ??m closer to Dischem does the clinic at dischem provide birth prevention

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 October 2019 19:00

Hi there, thank you for your question. That is a great decision to make, you can use our clinic finder to help you find a clinic nearest to you or you can do to the local doctor or a private doctor who will be able to assist you. Some clinics as the local pharmacies offer contraception but not all, you would have to go in and ask.



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 October 2019 10:00

I need to know what are chances of me having a healthy baby sincewell am HIV positive and my partner is not so can it happen without infecting him?

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 October 2019 19:02

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can get your answer here https://bwisehealth.com/article/if-i-m-hiv-positive-can-i-have-kids



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 October 2019 00:53

Hi,l had stopped taking my ARVs for almost a year so is it too late for me to start taking them again and if not can l continue with the same drug like was taking before?thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 October 2019 19:10

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you go to the local clinic and get retested, the nurses will then give you the treatment you need according to you diagnosis 



B-Wise User Anonymous 17 October 2019 19:02

I have a boyfriend and I don't think he's serious about our relationship He's always harsh and aggressive and he doesn't talk to me in a good manner Should I leave him?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 13:30

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is difficult to be in an unhealthy relationship, it is up to you if you want to leave him or not, you can read this article for more information https://bwisehealth.com/article/am-i-in-an-unhealthy-relationship



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 October 2019 09:06

Hello. I just got tested positive two days ago and I'm receiving my CD4 and viral load results tomorrow, when is it the right time to start my treatment because at the moment I've been given antibiotics

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 13:19

Hi there, thank you for your question. Please take your medication according to how your doctor told you also remember you have to take your ARV's everyday at the same time 


B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 13:19

Hi there, thank you for your question. Please take your medication according to how your doctor told you also remember you have to take your ARV's everyday at the same time 


B-Wise User Anonymous 15 October 2019 19:18

I started my nuristrate shot in January at a certain clinic and then changed to a different one. I started having unprotected sex with my boyfriend since May until July. I 've been having all these weird symptoms I am very fatigue during the day. And the nausea hit me anytime and I feel so so sick. My tummy isn't growing or anything. My back is painful. The heartburns are so intense. And every morning I wake up dizzy sick and have the worst hot flushes. I don't know could I be pregnant.

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 13:35

Hi there thank you for your question. It is possible that you are experiencing the side effects of the contraceptive. You can visit the clinic again and request to change your contraceptive or you can get medication to help you with the side effects 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 October 2019 21:04

Helo, I started taking my medication in 2011 soon after I tested positive my problem now my face looks swollen only on my face hv seen doctors bt they says they is nothing wrong with me, they jus gave it a name not a cure, called it moonface so please if anyone knows wat I shuld do coz wen I Googled it they say it's a syndrome cause by e first tablets like lamuvidine , I really need help

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 October 2019 10:56

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you see a specialist at the hospital rather than the local doctors. The specialist will be able to tell you exactly what is wrong and they will give you the right treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 October 2019 19:53

Hello I would like to know the signs of mental illness?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 October 2019 10:54

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find all your answers here, you can also find out about the different types of mental illness https://bwisehealth.com/category/mental-health-toolbox

 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 October 2019 15:49

Hi there, I'm a 21year old male. I have this problem I tend to take long to cum, and it only happens to this current partner of mine and while we are having sex I think about other things. What could be the problem?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 15:41

Hi there, thank you for your question. There can be many reasons why you may take long to come you and your partner can try foreplay for a longer period of time before you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 October 2019 11:40

good day i am using Famynor family pills for 2months now i have been having on and off stomach cramps

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 15:43

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that it is a side effect affecting you. You can visit the local clinic to talk to a doctor they will give you something for the stomach cramps 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 October 2019 10:45

Good Day I need some advice please I was suppose to go for my contraception on the 12th of September , can I be pregnant by now since I did not go yet and I was on the petrogen contraception.

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 October 2019 11:12

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you miss your contraceptive it is possible to get pregnant, if you are concerned it would be best that you take a home pregnancy test 



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 October 2019 08:54

My last shot for depo was in January 2019, I got my periods back in June 2019 and my menstrual cycle is normal but I am not getting pregnant, any advice?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 15:56

Hi there thank you for your question. It may take a while as the contraceptive may still be in your system give it a time or you can consult with a gyne



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 October 2019 00:50

Can u hve period pains for 2weeks?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:20

Hi there, you can learn about periods here https://bwisehealth.com/article/menstruation-facts-what-is-your-period



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 October 2019 23:20

I'm on depo injection and i have not missed my return dates nor drinking anything that i shouldn't but the problem is I feel something moving in my stomach. I have two kids the last one is three years old. What could it be?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:22

Hi There, tank you for question, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong 



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 October 2019 20:56

Hi i started family planning on pills then change to nurstrate about two months back i was supposed to go again on the 3th of oct u didn't now its been 10 days now m on periods but what worries me is its 3 days now i started heavy flow like water inside of me and big clots i changed 5 to 6 pads in a day Is it normal

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:54

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what what's wrong 



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 October 2019 13:05

Hi l have been leaving with HIV since 2008 and only started taking ARVs in 2010,since then i havent stoped even though there few times when i went without when my laggage got stollen or forgotten while i am travelling between countries.I did test in 2015 ,my results came negetive but still taking my medication upto date.Over the year my sexualy appetite has gone down and struggle to get up for second rounds.In addition i noticed that my tastecles have been increasing in size over the years and sometime experience pains in the pelvic areas.Any help or recommendations on what to do ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 October 2019 16:46

Hi there. I would strongly advise that you see your health care provider to examine you thoroughly, especially regarding the pelvic pain and enlarging testicles.



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 October 2019 21:52

have be coughing for week now...when i go to clinic they dont see anything.im worried cause this is not stopping please help what could be a problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:01

Hi there, please visit a different clinic for a second opinion. 



B-Wise User T-man 11 October 2019 23:09

what is going on in your mind while mestubating

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:30

Hi there, you can learn about masturbation here https://bwisehealth.com/article/masturbation-and-orgasm-touch-play



B-Wise User Phindile1991 11 October 2019 18:27

Hi I had unprotected sex on the 1st of august then went for an hiv test on the 27th of September..can I trust my results as accurate

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:54

Hi there, yes it is accurate. Learn more about HIV here https://bwisehealth.com/category/hiv



B-Wise User pzintle655@gmail.com 11 October 2019 17:58

And what are the symptoms of pregnancy while on petogen

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:48

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible to experience symptoms such as irregular bleeding and nausea which are side effects of the injection which may make you feel as if you are pregnant although pregnancy is unlikely to happen. 



B-Wise User pzintle655@gmail.com 11 October 2019 17:57

Is it possible to get pregnant while you on petogen injection

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:32

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible to experience symptoms such as irregular bleeding and nausea which are side effects of the injection which may make you feel as if you are pregnant although pregnancy is unlikely to happen. 



B-Wise User Albertina 11 October 2019 11:25

Good morning I recently found out that I am pregnant, but my problem is Just after intercourse for the first time I had a little bit of bleeding. I want wanna know if that is normal or I need to consult. Your response will be highly appreciated ð??¢ Regards Albertina

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:20

Hi there, please go to your local clinic, a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what might have caused it  



B-Wise User Phindile1991 10 October 2019 19:13

Hi I had unprotected sex on the 1st of august then went for an hiv test on the 27th of September..can I trust my results as accurate?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:48

Hi there, yes the results are accurate. Learn about HIV on our HIV section https://bwisehealth.com/category/hiv



B-Wise User melissa.bosman@touwsranten.com 10 October 2019 12:16

What is the important thing about history

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 October 2019 07:57

Hi there, history is important because it allows us to understand our past, which in turn allows us to understand our present. If we want to know how and why our world is the way it is today, we have to look to history for answers.



B-Wise User melissa.bosman@touwsranten.com 10 October 2019 12:12

Are you scared to be pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:44

Hi there, this is what you can expect from pregnancy https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-expect-from-pregnancy



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 October 2019 12:08

I have a problem, everytime when I drink lot of water after going to pee,I feel a hit on my pennies it's about time in this situation.what is the course?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:43

Hi there, please visit your local clinic, a doctor or nurse will able to tell you what's causing this pain 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 October 2019 12:07

Are you scart to pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:41

Hi there, this is what you can expect from pregnancy https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-expect-from-pregnancy



B-Wise User melissa.bosman@touwsranten.com 10 October 2019 12:04

What is the important thing about learning

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:40

Hi there, read this article to learn more https://bwisehealth.com/article/going-to-school-is-the-key-to-success



B-Wise User melissa.bosman@touwsranten.com 10 October 2019 12:00

If you get pregnant what will you do

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:46

Hi there, this article is for you https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-m-pregnant-eek-what-are-my-options



B-Wise User melissa.bosman@touwsranten.com 10 October 2019 11:56

If you are sick what must you do

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 October 2019 19:34

Hi there, please visit your local clinic



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 October 2019 09:12

hello.. i have a question i started prevention last year on september was on Depo then this year stopped going there on february then on June started on pills. now ive missed my pills for 3 days so can i get pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 October 2019 15:58

Hi there, thank you for your question.  If you feel you may be pregnant you can take a home pregnancy test 



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 October 2019 10:48

Hello anonymous I'm aged 24 so I study around Pretoria doing level 2 at TuT I have 2 kids n left them with my mom but I'm now no longer comfortable since she tried to commit suicide and for sale of the kids is it safe for them to live next to her?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:51

Hi there, you can get her help from one of these organisations https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-relationships-family



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 October 2019 22:20

Igot rush on my vigilant nd my patience are always wet does it mean I have sti's

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:55

Hi there, you can learn more about STIs here https://bwisehealth.com/category/sti



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 October 2019 22:15

I have an itching pimple in my butthole that has turned into a blister and when I google it says itâ??s herpes but I donâ??t have the other symptoms My vqginal discharge is white Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:57

Hi there, you can learn more about STIs here https://bwisehealth.com/category/sti



B-Wise User Newa 8 October 2019 21:54

Igot rush on my vigilant nd my patience are always wet does it mean I have sti's

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 09:22

Hi there, you can learn about STIs here https://bwisehealth.com/category/sti



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 October 2019 21:50

Hi I recently had sex with a guy who seems to be hiv positive because he's been urging me to go test.. I tests and was hiv positive and it's been 2 days taking arvs.. Can I get advice on my situation

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 October 2019 08:38

Hi there, well done for getting tested! Testing for HIV is one of the most empowering things a young person can do. This article is for you https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-tested-hiv-positive-what-do-i-do-now



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 October 2019 21:26

Hi there I am gay men (versatile) and found out that I'm HIV+ and been taking medication for 4 Month now. I want to know that is there a chance of me infecting my partner with HIV? I sometimes penetrate him and ejaculate in his anus but not regularly.

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 October 2019 16:45

Hi there. You are still newly on treatment and your viral load is probably not yet fully suppressed. This means you may still infect sexual partners with HIV when you are not using protection. Please advise your sexual partner to see a health care provider, and get tested for HIV. He will also receive information on how to better protect himself, such as being put on PrEP (HIV prevention medication for people highly at risk).



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 October 2019 18:32

Hi there i want to ask if a gay guy has pumpl in the ass and when i go to toilet it is very painful when i realise something after done realising my ass becomes sore to a point that i can even sit or don't sleep well sometimes I i want to know if what could be the cause of it?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 October 2019 07:47

Hi there, thank you for your question. Please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and also give you medication



B-Wise User POSHYDK 6 October 2019 08:59

Hi does coke have any effect on women

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 08:45

Hi there, thank you for your question. Coke may cause bloating and stomach cramps



B-Wise User Siphokazi@17 5 October 2019 14:04

I assume that I'm 6 months pregnant. Do I have to do sonar before I go to clinic or I can still go clinic and do it later

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 08:57

HI there, thank you for your question. You will need to go to the  clinic and they will refer you to get a sonar done 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 October 2019 12:48

Hey I had an in sex with my partner anpd at that day I was supposed to go on periods it was my day for period well I didn't After the intimacy I was scared I went to a pharmacy I brought Hy-an pills as I goggled about it then I even went to see a doctor I wanted to get injected with Nuristrate and that's done the next day I had a painful stomach pains then that's when I got my periods So I want to know I might be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 10:15

    Hi there, thank you for your question. If you feel that you may be pregnant it would be best that you take a home pregnancy test, if you are still experiencing the stomach pains you would need to go back to the clinic and get checked 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 October 2019 12:38

Hey I had an in sex with my partner and at that day I was supposed to go on periods it was my day for period well I didn't After the intimacy I was scared I went to a pharmacy I brought Hy-an pills as I goggled about it then I even went to see a doctor I wanted to get injected with Nuristrate and that's done the next day I had a painful stomach pains then that's when I got my periods So I want to know I might be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 10:20

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you feel you may be pregnant it would be best that you take a home pregnancy test. If you continue to have pains it would be best that you visit your local doctor 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 October 2019 08:15

Its is possible for me to get pregnant while im on my periods??

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 10:22

Hi there, if you had unprotected sex and you may be pregnant, you may experience spotting rather than a period. You can find out about spotting here https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-am-spotting-what-should-i-do



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 October 2019 08:27

Hi.I've been using contraceptives for 3 years and I took a break a year ago. Now me and my husband have been trying to have a baby for months now but no luck.what can i do?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 10:18

Hi there, thank you for your question . You will need to wait until the hormones from the contraceptive comes out of your system 



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 October 2019 13:21

Me and my partner have been having unprotected sex lately...until I noticed that I have stomach pains on my lower and upper abdomen could this results as STI?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 09:05

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that it may be an STI or you may have a bladder infection. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked out 



B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 09:05

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that it may be an STI or you may have a bladder infection. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked out 



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 October 2019 19:08

Hy I'm 16 weeks pregnant and I haven't shown or feel anything, is there something wrong? Please help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 10:53

Hi there, thank you for your question. It would be best that you visit your gyne as soon as possible to get checked.



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 October 2019 18:52

Hi. Im 27, married, have a 1 year old daughter and moved in to our new home a year ago. I feel moody, easily irritated and I snap most of the time. I easily get bored and im always tired. Can this be the signs of depression? Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 10:57

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you may be stressed with all the changes you have been going through. You can read this article to find out how you can manage your stress How to manage your stress



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 October 2019 18:49

Hello years back I was sexually abused I thought I could fight the pain by my self but to find out that I was lying to my self. On the other hand I have family issues my family didn't support me when I needed them and now I'm working very hard to provide for them and I'm working as a domestic worker iam no longer interested in job my body and mind are always hating me. What to do on this kind of situation?

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 11:11

Hi there, thank you for your question. Thank you for reaching out for help, it is a very tough situation that you have been through, there is help and support out there and there are people you can talk to about what happened. It is possible that you may be going through depression and you need to get help. There are counselors at the local clinic that can help you or you can contact any of these numbers in the article below and there will be someone you can speak to https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-mental-health-substance-abuse



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 October 2019 18:40

Most of the times i feel sad and my mood would be very low, and would sit alone in the bedroom and wouldnt want to interact with anyone. What would be the cause?

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 11:14

Hi there, thank you for your question. This may help you get a better understanding https://bwisehealth.com/article/feeling-sad-all-the-time-you-could-be-depressed



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 October 2019 00:39

Hello one month ago I fell pregnant while I was breastfeeding it was few days stopped to breastfeeding I'm negative with a baby I just that my boyfriend he is taking arv he is positive it will possible I can be and my can be affected while I was breastfeeding?

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 11:23

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes, you will need to get tested, if you are positive it may affect your baby 



B-Wise User Samukelisiwe Gcwabaza 30 September 2019 09:57

Side affects of morning after pill

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 11:43

Hi there, thank you for your question. If you take a morning after pill you may experience nausea or vomiting, dizziness., fatigue, headache.



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 September 2019 23:17

Hi, Iâ??m 23 years old (student) and my partner is 35 years weâ??ve been dating for 5 years. My boyfriend has.2 kids no munye omuntu. My concern is that my boyfriend is not working and I have to do yonke into and when I tell him to apply for umsebenzi uyakwata ethi okwesikhathi esincane kuzolunga uzoba nayo imali just not now and athi yena he wonâ??t apply for a job heâ??s not in that stage sokuthi afune umsebenzi he want to start his own businesses akafuni ukusebenzela omunye Umuntu. Inkinga yami ukuthi this has been going on since last year and angiboni any changes ayikho imzamo ekhona. Heâ??ll ask me ukuthi ngenze I loan so he can start his business so mina angisazi nginenkinga - is this even normal? When I complain to him about our financial situation when I tell him about things I need heâ??ll say I like complaining and uthi He gets the sense that Iâ??m not a woman that can withstand challenges ngifuna ukumosha (He gets so angry). Angikwazi ukudla kahle imali yami I donâ??t get to enjoy my money kumele ngimcabangele.

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 09:40

Hi there, please share with him this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-find-a-job-in-mzansi



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 September 2019 22:24

Hi I hope I get response ASAP,I am 28 years female pregnant with a second baby I am 38 weeks,my concern is since this morning I have been experiencing unusual thing,I am bleeding fluids from my vagina,the fluid is flowing as am speaking now am wearing a pad,the fluid doesn't have odor but it has sumthing yellowish,please help I am worried

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 07:59

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and prescribe the correct medication for you



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 September 2019 20:10

Hi I tested hiv positive in March this year, I still don't know how I exactly feel about it the only thing that's going on my mind is that I'm going to die, I only told my sister about my status, I'm afraid to be in any relationship, it's like it is written all over me. My CD4 count I think is 650 I don't have any signs of being hiv positive but it's stressing me a lot and at some point it makes me give up on my dreams, I'm only 29years old, I keep asking myself why me. Is this normal? I take my medication everyday though.

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 08:02

Hi there, well done for taking your medication. https://bwisehealth.com/article/im-hiv-positive-help-my-life-is-overthis article to get help 



B-Wise User Sez 28 September 2019 13:22

Hi there I just want to ask if I can take arv's, I'm not positive but my immune system is very weak, I easily catch viruses, and also I want to ask how can I remove warts on my thigh. Thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 11:31

Hi, ARVs are only given to people who are HIV positive, you can take supplements or vitamins to help you strengthen your immune system. It would be best that you visit a doctor to remove warts safely.



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 September 2019 08:35

I'm having sexual problems I have been trying to stop masturbation for some time now but I can't and it's affecting my studies , please help me

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 08:04

Hi there, read this article to get help https://bwisehealth.com/article/am-i-masturbating-too-much



B-Wise User KefiloeTshegofatso 27 September 2019 18:26

What if I don't want to break my virginity Will it affect my health?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 11:06

Hi there, learn about virginity here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-virginity



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 September 2019 15:32

Last week Saturday i went out with my friends for some drinks then i decided to sleepover at my boyfriend's place and we had protected sex The next morning when i urinate my urine was red so i am worried what might be the cause

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 11:50

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you may have picked up an infection. It would be best that you visit a local clinic as soon as possble and get treated 



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 September 2019 12:02

Me and Boyfriend had unprotected sex on Monday but he sperm outside I saw him. now I'm missing my period. And my vigina is always wet

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 12:41

Hi there, if you have unprotected sex , read this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-do-if-you-have-unprotected-sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 September 2019 11:54

How can one get over masturbation coz I don't have a girlfriend and it takes over that gap

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 08:17

Hi there, this article might help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/am-i-masturbating-too-much



B-Wise User Thande86 26 September 2019 21:57

Hi can I get an advise. I am in a relationship things were fine in the beginning and I talked to my boyfriend that I wanted a child. So in a period of 8 months I fell pregnant and things changed as I did not get support from him at all and he ended up dumping me when I was 8 months. So after the child was born he wanted to come and I agreed. Problem is my boyfriend doesn't like to communicate when things are not going well and even with the issue of pregnancy we never actually talked about it to get what was the problem. Also it's like he doesn't care about me but he claims he loves me? I am really confused

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 October 2019 10:33

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that your partner may be confused as well, try talking to your partner them give him time to think about what he wants and then tell you. As you both need to do what is best for your baby 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 21:36

hello....what could be a cause of having to see ur period for only 1 day...like the first day was bloody discharge and second dayit was blood but only last for the day what could be cause of thats

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 12:55

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can check out this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-am-spotting-what-should-i-do



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 18:59

I am 15years old and im pregnant . i know my mom won't accept the child. I don't know what to do . i do not what to abort again . i felt bad for doing it.i

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 09:37

Hi there, this how you can talk to your parents or caregivers about important things https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-talk-to-your-parents-or-caregivers-about-important-things

You can also learn about contraceptives here https://bwisehealth.com/article/different-kinds-of-contraceptives-and-family-planning-options-to-prevent-pregnancy



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 18:50

Hi.... I have a question Is it possible to hate your family members to a point you have this rage hatred towards them?

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 13:10

Hi there, thank you `for your question. Sometimes it can be difficult speaking to your parents about your feelings or your problems. Check out this article if you are struggling with that https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-talk-to-your-parents-or-caregivers-about-important-things



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 18:48

Hy,I would like to know is it normal to have yellow discharge that has no odour just too much of it after unprotected sex.m worried does it mean I had catch STI's please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 09:10

Hi there, you can learn more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/-i-have-a-discharge-do-i-have-an-sti-



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 18:43

Hi i got married since there we are drowning in debt we don't know y

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 12:51

Hi there, thank you for your question it would be best that you and your partner see a financial advisor to assist you



B-Wise User thembanothando@yahoo.com 26 September 2019 18:43

Hello I have a problem emotionally, im kind of broken spiritually and emotionally. I was in a 7 years relationship that didn't end well, im now in a relationship n I'm 7 months in it. the problem is we both broken with my current partner from previous relationships n life struggles, like he lost hs mom and child 7 months ago. I lash out at him for no apparent reason n he keeps a distance from me wen that happens. Recently I asked him if he still wants to be with me n he said he doesn't know but he calls n doesnt go bk to the issue that he said he doesn't know if he wants to be with me, he continues as if we didn't have a fight. pls help me

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 12:57

Hi there, thank you for your question. Dealing with a break up is difficult and thats why you should deal with that first before you can jump into another relationship. You can visit your local clinic and speak to a counselor to talk to you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 18:38

Iam on contraceptives I inserted an implanon now the problem is ever since i started this I've grown a lump on my right breast I don't if I should be worried or it's nothing seriousð??ªð??ª

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 10:28

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and prescribe the correct medication (if needed) for you




B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 18:37

How do you deal with a boss that hates you who is always charging you with caaes and deciplinary hearing and threatening your job

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 12:46

Hi there, thank you for your question. It seems as though you may need to speak to a higher authority at your company that will be able to assist you 



B-Wise User Granny@28 26 September 2019 18:35

I was involved in an accident in 2007 and I was injured on my lower back ,and recently I am suffering from power back pain ..... does it mean it was not healed ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 11:30

Hi there, Please visit a physiotherapist, they will be able to assist you with healing your lower back




B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 18:35

I was involved in an accident in 2007 and I was injured on my lower back ,and recently I am suffering from power back pain ..... does it mean it was not healed ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 11:26

Hi there, Please visit a physiotherapist, they will be able to assist you with healing your lower back



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 17:08

Since I turned 18years my life got completely changed .im not happy.i don't have goals in life i dont know what i love or dislike i feel like im just a human by body only

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 10:27

Hi there, this article might help you to become happier https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-be-happier 



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 15:48

What causes white thick discharge??

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 09:17

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can read this article for more information on discharge I have a discharge - do I have an STI? 



B-Wise User POSHYDK 26 September 2019 13:06

Hi what can i use to clean my discharge beside pills any home remedies because evertime after my periods i could have the whole week with smelly brownish discharge?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 09:11

Hi there, learn more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/-i-have-a-discharge-do-i-have-an-sti-



B-Wise User Bantubonke 26 September 2019 12:58

Sorry I do not understand the comment made by the expert where he says 'HIV there' did you mean I have HIV or You meant to say Hi there and I did get tested yesterday it was still negative

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 10:23

Hi there, you can learn more about HIV here https://bwisehealth.com/search?keyword=HIV



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 12:57

Hi am Hiv positive and my partner is negative and am on meds so we always use protection as i dnt want to infect him But yesterday I dnt knw wat happened or how it happened after He ejaculated the condom was in my vagina with sperms so am scared if i might have infected him or wat. But he seems to be fine as if notHing happened

B-Wise Expert Expert 3 October 2019 12:44

Hi there, thank you for your question. HIV takes longer to show in men than in women and it on takes one time to have unprotected sex to get infected. It would be best that he gets tested as soon as possible



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 10:02

CAN AN EXPERT RECOMMEND SOMETHING TO GAIN WEIGHT,IAM 35 YRS OLD

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 10:25

Hi there, this article might help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/get-into-shape-for-summer-move-your-body



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 September 2019 09:22

What causes the pain after sex

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 08:15

Hi, thank you for your question. If it was the first time you had sex it is normal to feel pain, but if you feel pain every time you have sex it is best for you to visit a doctor or a nurse at the local clinic. They will be able to check you up and give you the right treatment. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 September 2019 17:26

Hi how do i enter for the competition

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 07:58

Hi there, by simply signing up on B-Wise you have entered the competition. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 September 2019 15:42

Hi am 22years old passed my matric 2017 with high certificate since I've been doing nothing for a living struggling to find small job but its tough so I have big dreams an I want to be a chef an I have so many big plans to be a business an projects already know how I can start but I don't know how or where to find help please any help

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 07:57

Hi there, the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)  might be able to http://www.nyda.gov.za/About-Us/What-is-NYDA



B-Wise User Bantubonke 25 September 2019 12:31

I tested negative for HIV After 12 weeks After exposure but I am still stressed out that it might be a false result and I have pain under my armpit,neck and groin.I not sure whether the cause my be due to stress or I might be really infected as most lymph nodes are found there.Does stress also cause lymph nodes to pain without being visible.

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 September 2019 13:33

Hi there, you can visit your local clinic for another test. You can also learn about HIV on our HIV section here https://bwisehealth.com/category/hiv



B-Wise User luluulungstar@gmail.com 24 September 2019 22:15

Dear Bewise My name is Lungile Nkosi I am 27 years old female. I have a problem with my bellybutton. It bleeds every month when I am going to my periods.i have to place a tissue until I finish my periods. I also experience sharp pains .AAnd I also have lower abdominalpains sometimes. Please help me find which hospital I can go for a proper surgery. I have been scared to do operation as this is a very sensitive issue. Pls help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 September 2019 13:30

Hi Lungile, please visit your local clinic and doctor or nurse will be able to refer you to the nearest hospital. You can find your local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 September 2019 22:10

What causes pains somewhere side of my lower abdomen after having sex?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 08:15

Hi, thank you for your question. If it was the first time you had sex it is normal to feel pain, but if you feel pain every time you have sex it is best for you to visit a doctor or a nurse at the local clinic. They will be able to check you up and give you the right treatment. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 September 2019 22:04

Does it mean I'm pregnant since I'm experiencing pains after having unprotected sex with my boyfriend last night??

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 September 2019 13:39

Hi there, please visit your local clinic and ask for a pregnancy test, this is the best way to find out if you pregnant or not. Remember, always use a condom when having sex, this will help you avoid unplanned pregnancies and HIV/STIs 



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 September 2019 18:53

Is it normal when you have sex to be dry almost every time then after i have fluid coming out

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 September 2019 13:40

Hi there, this article is for you https://bwisehealth.com/article/why-dry-sex-is-not-a-good-idea



B-Wise User Anonymous 24 September 2019 18:48

What does unending stomach pains and headaches mean?

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 September 2019 13:43

Hi there, please visit your nearest clinic and doctor and nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and prescribe correct medication for you 



B-Wise User Kgaugelo26 24 September 2019 13:12

What type of medication does an asthmatic person has to take

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 September 2019 13:44

Hi there, read this article to get the answers you need https://bwisehealth.com/article/asthma-411



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 September 2019 18:54

I'm facing a stressing situation here! I'm 20 years old,a third born from the family of four boys. The issue is that I'm not really straight and I prefere both genders and my family isn't aware of that. I've been keeping these secret for 6 years now! I can't hide anymore as this is haunting me,please help me come clean.

B-Wise Expert Expert 25 September 2019 13:47

Hi there, thinking of coming out? this article is for you https://bwisehealth.com/article/should-i-come-out-about-my-sexuality-or-identity



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 September 2019 15:43

My boyfriend and I had intercourse and it was until he had finished that we had realized that the condom was broken my period had jus finished a day ago so I took a plan b pill it's a week later and I have started to bleed /spotting. Any help to why this happened?

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 08:19

Hi there, thank you for your question. There can be many different reasons why you may have had spotting, it doesn't always mean that you are pregnant. You can find out more here about spotting https://bwisehealth.com/article/i-am-spotting-what-should-i-do




B-Wise User Anonymous 23 September 2019 00:46

Hii my body gets itchy and the head i don't know whats happening

B-Wise Expert Expert 30 September 2019 07:54

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and prescribe the correct medication for you



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 September 2019 14:37

Can you have STD when you don't have Sex At all?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 09:26

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes, you can get an STI from oral sex, you can find out more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/can-i-get-an-sti-from-oral-sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 September 2019 13:54

Can a cervix get damaged during sexual intercause?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 09:27

Hi if you have rough sex often it is possible to cause damage 



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 September 2019 11:44

Is oral sex safe? Won't I get infected when I try it out with my partner?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 09:28

Hi find out the dangers of oral sex here https://bwisehealth.com/article/can-i-get-an-sti-from-oral-sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 September 2019 08:59

Is it normal to be addicted to sex when you're 19 years old

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 10:10

Hi thank you for your question. Wanting to have sex often is normal although remember to use a condom everytime you have sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 September 2019 08:49

Can I use weight loss pills when I'm on my periods?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 10:11

Hi there, it should not be a problem but it would be best that you speak to the doctor that gave you the weight loss pills 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 September 2019 19:28

Good day I started takeing arvs on the 3rd of this month and yesterday I had unprotected sex am I at risk of infecting my partner as he is hiv negative and does it harm my health as well in any way please advice.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 10:12

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes, it would be best that your partner gets tested.



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 September 2019 16:51

Hi. I tasted HIV positive 2017 August I then started taking ARV'S. The problem is my partner doesn't want us to use protection. Can he be infected while taking my ARV's correctly and I'm afraid telling him about my status. Thank you!

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 10:16

Hi there, yes it is possible to infect your partner. It would be best that you disclose your status if you are having unprotected sex 



B-Wise User Anonymous 20 September 2019 15:23

Hi. Iâ??ve started using famynor pills last month. Iâ??ve been reading comments that people still got pregnant while using it. I also read that cinnamon and milk boost fertility. So I just slept with my boyfriend without using protection. Can I take an emergency pills while on the pill and having drank cinnamon and milk,?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 10:17

Hi there, yes you can still take the emergency contraceptive



B-Wise User Ncedokajusty 19 September 2019 18:36

I have constant headaches,is it possible that I have depression?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 September 2019 10:49

Hi there, thank you for your question. It is possible that you may be experiencing migraines, it would be best that you visit the local clinic and get checked.



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 September 2019 18:31

Hi. ever since i got diabetes i lost weight now im struggling to gain weight.which healthy food to eat to gain weight?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 September 2019 10:55

HI there, thank you for your question. It would be good to take a supplement such as enure and dont skip out on meals.



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 September 2019 14:24

Hi I have been using injection to prevent pregnancy.. Now I what a bady.what can I do to remove the injection in my body?

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 September 2019 16:29

Hi there, thank you for your question. There is much you can do to remove the injection from your body, the injection will leave your body on its own you just have to give it time.



B-Wise User Kato 19 September 2019 14:23

Hi I have been using injection to prevent pregnancy.. Now I what a bady.what can I do to remove the injection in my body?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 September 2019 11:05

Hi there, thank you for your question. There is no way of taking the contraceptive out of your body. It will wear out on its own, you need to give it time.



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 September 2019 11:51

Hi am a girl of 25 in age. In 2013 i had abotion and after that i used two months injection for prevention and after two months i had irregular menstruation it was bleeding very strong for two weeks and i prevented for 4 months after that i stop. In 2015 my menstruation circle started to change again it can come another months other it wont in 2016 i didnt mence for 8 months. In 2017 i wanted to start a family but failling to concieve. I went to see a doctor they gave me a pill of fertomids i used for three months but couldnot concieve i went to another doctor they give me the pill that i use for five days no positive results even after that. Now its 2019 still looking for a child nothing in july i mence but August and now in september i havent. So i want to know what could be causing that problem.

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 September 2019 10:21

Hi there, it would seem that you may need help by a gyne it would be best that you visit one so you can get the correct treatment based on what the problem may be



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 September 2019 22:28

Hi just wanted to know where can I get a prep pills as the clinic can't help us.thnks

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 September 2019 13:00

Hi there, thank you for your question you can find the nearest clinic that offers PrEP on this link https://myprep.co.za



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 September 2019 09:05

Hi...I just need to know that ..its really normal to have breakthrough bleeding or apotting well you are on nuristerate injection..?

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 September 2019 16:47

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes it is normal when you first start using  the contraceptive although if this continues often it would be best that you visit the clinic as soon as possible and get checked by a nurse or a doctor.



B-Wise User Anonymous 17 September 2019 12:47

I gave birth around February before that i had abnormal periods but after i gave birth i menstruated for a period of 4months and they stopped, what could be the problem?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 13:20

HI there, thank you for your question. It is normal for your periods to stop after birth but they should come back to normal. It would be best that you visit your gyne as soon as possible 



B-Wise User Nkhesani 17 September 2019 09:55

What is Hpv

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 10:19

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answer here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-hpv



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 September 2019 20:09

My younger sister recently started ARVs. plus another pills to prevent TB. but she is nausea, she usually. collapse and always tired. please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 10:31

Hi there, thank you for your question. Your sister should only take medication that the doctor has prescribed for her. It would be best that you visit the local doctor as soon as possible as there may be another problem and she can be treated and given the correct medication . 



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 September 2019 18:51

I was involved in a car accident while driving alone meaning no other cars involved I was discharged and doctors didn't prescribe xrays and m worried Bcz I have little back pain when kneel down.secondly how do it apply for road fund accident. Thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 10:40

Hi, thank you for your question. Sorry to hear about your accident, it would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible. You would have to go to road accident fund to apply, you also need to take the case number that you filed a case at the police station. You can find out more info on this link https://www.raf.co.za/Pages/Default.aspx



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 September 2019 18:36

I got a HIV self test from the street they were handing out to the public. It came out positive so what I would like to know is, is it 100% accurate?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 11:16

Hi there, thank you for your question. Self-testing kits are 99% correct, it would be best that you visit the clinic and get tested again. If you are positive you will get the treatment that you need and you can come back to bwise and ask an expert any other questions that you may have.



B-Wise User Post T 16 September 2019 18:06

I am always coughing and I just want to know what is the problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 12:57

Hi thank you for your question, the coughing can be caused by a throat infection. It would be best that you visit the local clinic to get checked and get the right treatment 



B-Wise User Post T 16 September 2019 18:02

How to be a male nurse

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 10:42

Hi thank you for your question. To be a male nurse you would have to follow the normal procedure to apply for nursing.  



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 September 2019 15:10

Hi, I have been on ARVs for two years and since then I've been loosing weight, what can I use to gain back my weight?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 11:30

Hello, thank you for your question. It is normal to lose weight although , you would need to take a supplement to pick up weight again such as ensure, or you can eat a lot of fruit and veg with proteins and make sure that you don’t miss out on any meals during the day.  



B-Wise User Anonymous 16 September 2019 10:52

I have been smooking for a long period of time and i have a problem with my lungs is getting worse what can you recommend?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 10:13

Good morning. Smoking affects your lungs, and can even lead to the development of serious damage and even cancer. Please see your health care provider for advice on how to stop, and for management of your lung condition.



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 September 2019 16:34

Pls I want to ask if there is anything I can use or do to fall pregnant immediately after I stop taking Petogen birth control injection after 3 year

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 10:15

Hi there. Petogen, also known as Depo Provera, is an injectable contraceptive and may take a few months for it to completely work out of your system before regaining your fertility again. Unfortunately, there is nothing you can take to speed up the process, but you will have to wait until you see a regular menstrual cycle



B-Wise User Mpho Musengi 13 September 2019 18:21

How can I lose weight naturally and how must I exercise to maintain lost weight

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 20:42

Hi there, this article could help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/get-into-shape-for-summer-move-your-body



B-Wise User 0606463901 13 September 2019 17:20

1.What I should do?. My hearing is not good any more. Sometimes my ears doesn't function very well. 2. How can I clean my ears?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 20:40

Hi there, this article could help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/current-affairs-ear-care-testing-your-hearing-on-your-phone



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 September 2019 17:19

1.What I should do?. My hearing is not good any more. Sometimes my ears doesn't function very well. 2. How can I clean my ears?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 20:40

Hi there, this article could help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/current-affairs-ear-care-testing-your-hearing-on-your-phone



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 September 2019 16:48

What kind of food people should eat to be safety

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 20:44

Hi there, this is how you can eat and stay well https://bwisehealth.com/article/eat-well-to-stay-well-healthy-food-healthy-life



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 September 2019 15:30

My boy had an infection but he didn't tell me about it,I wanna know how I can get help

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 20:48

Hi there, you can get help and support here https://bwisehealth.com/article/help-support-infectious-diseases



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 September 2019 15:09

Hi I found out that I'm HIV positive after 3years and I have lost a lot of height so if I start taking my ARVs would I be able to go back to my usual body or I won't please can u explain it to me thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 11:30

Hello, thank you for your question. It is normal to lose weight although , you would need to take a supplement to pick up weight again such as ensure, or you can eat a lot of fruit and veg with proteins and make sure that you don’t miss out on any meals during the day.  



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 September 2019 12:10

Hi. My partner and I are both HIV positive and we always have unprotected sex. I have recently seen that i am having abnormal vaginal bleeding, could this be because of the unprotected sex and also what other dangers are we facing apart from STI's and Pregnancy?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 13:51

Hi there, thank you for your question . It is important to go to your health care provider for an examination and exclusion of pregnancy. Your health care provider will be able to assess you and give appropriate treatment



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 September 2019 10:33

When i go to the toilet i pass blood

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 20:54

Dear Anonymous. There are many reasons that blood can appear in urine and poop. Blood in poop can be cause by an irritation when moving the bowels or straining very hard. Blood in urine is usually a sign that there may be an infection. It may be a bladder infection usually called a Urinary tract infection (UTI) or a sign of an STI. It would be best for you to visit a clinic near you so they can do an examination. Use our Clinic Finder to help you find a clinic near you. You can also read our article Urinary tract infections



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 22:49

I ejaculated blood during sex with my partner, what could be the course? Please help I am so confused....

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:01

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor nurse will run tests and tell what's wrong. You can find your local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Mkgugushe 12 September 2019 22:45

Ngikhathazekile, ngithe ngizohlal ngisocansini no umuntu engithandana naye ngayithola ngichama igazi. Ngabe kwenziwa yin?

B-Wise Expert Expert 18 September 2019 19:29

Sawubona, Siyonga umbuzo wakho, kungabangwa izizathu eziningi ukuthe uphume igazi nawuchama. Kudingeka kuthi uye emtholamphilo oseduze nawe kuze uthole usizo. Thola umtholamphilo useduze nawe la https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/?lang=zulu




B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 21:49

hi,im hiv positive and on treatment,i notice that im loosing weight.is there a possibility of the meds not respondind.im worried

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:04

Hi there, thank you for your question. There are many different reasons why you may be losing weight even though you are on ARVs. Some people lose weight because they have another medical condition like TB. To see if you have any symptoms, you can take a look at our article All you need to know about TB. What you eat (and how much you eat) can also affect your weight, so it’s important that you eat healthy food and don’t skip meals. This can help you gain your weight back. Check out our article Eat this, not that: good food rules to live by to find out more. Back pains can have many different causes. It would be best to visit your local clinic so that you can be examined and find exactly what is causing the back pains, and get advice from a nurse or dietitian who will help you with your weight problem. You can use our Clinic Finder  to help you find a clinic near you. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 18:59

Hi.my body is very sore if I press my skin hard I fell a deep pain inside could this be any sickness?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:13

Hi there, please your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and prescribe medication for you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 18:42

Hi I have been on my periods for more than 16 days is it normal

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:09

Hi there, this article could help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/when-your-period-signals-a-problem-menstrual-problems-that-may-need-medical-attention



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 17:36

Hi.... I have been sterilized 7 years ago at a goverment hospital.... Think am pregnant not sure how many days im late with my period but its between 12 and more im 31 years old... Feeling very tired having abdominal pain... Headaches and nausia... Is it possible that i can be pregnant

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:27

Hi there, please visit your local clinic and request a pregnancy test, this is the only way to find out if you are pregnant or not 



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 15:29

Hi I have a problem of eastrush I used to take pills for prevention then I realise that evrymonth I had to have eastrush I went to the Docter got treated then I stopped using pills then use injection and am still experiencing the same problem what should I do because I've been in clinic and went to the Docter can you please help me

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:39

Hi there, you can find other clinics around you here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Mafloza 12 September 2019 15:23

Hi I would lyk to remain anonymous I work 12 hours and when am off i sleep more than 17hours and when I woke up all feel dizzy wanting to sleep again what should I do to sleep normal hours?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:24

Hi there, this article could help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/finding-it-hard-to-fall-asleep



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 12:05

Good day Am worried because my periods are 35days late and took home pregnancy test when I was 2 weeks late and got negative results so I've being experiencing lot of mood swing and tender breast and I stopped using pills 2-3 months ago should I be worried?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:31

Hi there, check out this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/when-your-period-signals-a-problem-menstrual-problems-that-may-need-medical-attention



B-Wise User Anonymous 12 September 2019 08:25

I am 4 months pregnant and I was given iron supplements (folic and ferrous) by a doctor. However, recently I throw up every time I take them. Is it normal or I should consult with the doctor?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:22

Hi there, please consult with a doctor or nurse, they will be able to tell you what's wrong. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 22:33

I have a problem with discharge, it's thick and does not stink.like every day I have it, and I will have to wipe it and check out myself frequently..what could be the problem?

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 10:05

Hi there, thank you for your question. Discharge can be caused by a few things depending on what the problem is. It is best that you go to your local clinic to get checked by a doctor a nurse so they will tell you what the problem may be and they will give you the right treatment. You can use our clinic finder to help you find a clinic near you 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 20:20

Hi, can I pls have relationship expert...

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 09:54

Hi there, you can ask your question here and we will send it to one of our experts



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 20:18

I have a problem it's happens one day I was in club and drinking and I lady came and kissed me and a day after I had sensation in my mouth and day after that I had a little sore in my lips, when those goes I stayed days and I had another cold sore near lips and that sore came with sensations all over my body even in head my eyes were always watery and I was having a runny nose and sneezing a lot after that I had started expiriencing a sharp pain in my penis and it went on which Idk were it's coming from and it was the almost 3weeks without a sore and immediately when the pain healed I had a small bump on my groin what could be the problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 10:02

Hi there, Its best that you visit your local clinic and speak to your doctor about the sores on your mouth or small bump on your groin, they will be able to tell you what wrong and prescribe correct medication for you. You can Find and Rate your local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 20:11

Hi one day it happened I was drunk an I end up in sex worker's I did have sex and we had a protected sex, but problem started day after that I had tingling sensation all over my body ND field achy muscle and started to have diarrhea it went on for week until I decided to go to doctor and doctor said I need vitamins and he gave me multivitamin and I had raise temperature on my body that day, it went onto and diarrhea stopped but muscle ache continued ND tingling sensation after a week a started to have night sweats, and I was burping and yawning a lot.... Day after that I also had bruises on my left arm later that day I had also sore throat that did last for 3 days with achy muscles and those symptoms stop after two weeks but the tingling sensation still is the now is 4 months what could be wrong

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 09:51

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will do tests and tell you what's wrong and also prescribe the correct medication for you. You can Find and Rate your local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/ 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 20:06

I have a problem with dischagers,I have a lot of them,more especially when i am about to go to my periods,they are irritating and they cause me to have a rush in my private part.I sometimes feel cuts in my pritate part.After sex it become worse.And if i could walk for a long distance my womb will be so painful the pain also goes to my knees.

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 09:53

Hi there, you can learn more about vaginal discharges here https://bwisehealth.com/article/-i-have-a-discharge-do-i-have-an-sti-



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:50

Hi I'm HIV positive I'm taking my treatment but the problem I'm losing weight what can I do I'm so stressed

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:21

Hi there, it’s best that you go to your nearest clinic for further counselling. The counsellors at the clinic are well trained to provide you with most of the answers to your fears/concerns. The doctor or nurse will also give you more information before they start you on treatment. To answer your question, yes, most pills have side effects - but the side effects are not always serious, and they usually get better within a few days or weeks. Well done on the big, important decision you’ve taken about your health.



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:46

I'm 8 weeks pregnant and I want to terminate the pregnancy. Is it still safe to have an abortion and if so , until when?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:57

Hi there, learn about Termination of pregnancy, here  https://bwisehealth.com/article/termination-of-pregnancy-the-facts



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:44

I'm 8 weeks pregnant and I want to terminate

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 09:45

Hi there, learn about Termination of Pregnancy here https://bwisehealth.com/article/termination-of-pregnancy-the-facts



B-Wise User matimesam 11 September 2019 18:44

Hi. I sometimes experience a sharp pain on my right upper waist. I also have a kind of stiff painfull muscles at the back of my thighs in the morning especially when I look down without bending. I was stabbed with a sharp object believed to be a knife in 1998 at the back of my neck. That time after the stabbing my legs felt numb but with time I recovered. I've been and still an active sportsman(soccer) now coaching but this is really bothering me. Do you suggest something that can help? Sam

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 12:53

Hi Sam thank you for your question. There may be a serious problem that is causing the pain and numbness , it would be best that you visit a specialist at the local hospital to get checked so you can get the right treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:43

My mom passed away in July so even today I still don't believe that she's gone and I have a lot of stress. Please help me!

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:38

Hi there, this article is for you https://bwisehealth.com/article/grieving-the-loss-of-a-parent



B-Wise User Lawy 11 September 2019 18:43

Hi HI I have lost my family members ..we were six in my family I am the only one who is left with siblings from my brothers and sisters .I Am scared or I do not want to talk about my lost .I take care of my family at the same time I am gay openely . Divorced . But what affect me most is that I do not know that I am okay by being alone or loss of my brothers and sister's. I feel I am not leaving my life fully but leaving to impress and support my family .

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 22:01

Hi there, this article is for you https://bwisehealth.com/article/grief-it-s-a-normal-response-to-loss



B-Wise User MamaBoka 11 September 2019 18:40

Hi I've been on prevention since April this year and im using pills so they gave me vaginal tablet for infection i was asking if it can affect my prevention and the prevention cannot be effective?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 13:00

Hi thank you for your question. No it will not affect your prevention pills .



B-Wise User Thato76 11 September 2019 18:40

I feel the pain on my panis every morning when I woke up. What might be a problem

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 09:30

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong and give you the correct medication 



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:38

I have been feeling negative when am alone but arpund people l pretend, I tell them am going. I think that am depressed but in denial,i can spent a night crying and wake up happy. Small things affect me. I can spent two days without eat and the three eat so much that l have the throw up

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 22:07

Hi there, it seems like you are going through a difficult time, it would be best for you to go to your local clinic and speak to a psychologist or a counsellor.



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:38

I have pains on my wrist,my joints and lower back it's been almost a month now.

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:42

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will be able to tell you what's wrong



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:36

Hi, on 2016 I used the 2 months injection contraceptive for a year and it's been 2 years now free from contraceptives but I am not having my periods. I went to the clinic and they told me to just wait eventually they'll come but it's been full 2 years...I now want a child, what can I do?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 13:03

Hi there, thank you for your question. In this case you will have to visit a gyne to get checked and they will give you the best treatment



B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 18:36

I have sore in my vagina what can be the cause and how can I treat them any medicine I can take

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 22:16

Hi there, If the pimples continue and you are having sexual contact of any kind, visit the nearest clinic to be tested and treated for an STI. Also, remember to ask your partner to also visit the clinic. To avoid STIs remember to wear a condom during sex or during sexual contact.




B-Wise User Anonymous 11 September 2019 13:05

I had sexual intercourse with my partner on the day after my period ended and we did not use protection. I got emergency contraception last week Monday(before 72 hours) expired. And now I have been bleeding since Monday, and its not just spotting, but it is also not like normal period bleeding. Should I be worried?

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 September 2019 21:36

Hi there, please visit your local clinic, a doctor or nurse will able to tell you what's wrong 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 September 2019 18:45

I have sever abdominal pains (through out the month, especially during sexual intercourse) I have been to a gynaecologist and he did some tests and found nothing wrong. He then suggested that I take birth control pills but nothing changed. Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 13:52

 Please return to the gynecologist or go for a second opinion examination. Your symptoms suggest that an ultrasound/sonar may be able to identify something that was initially missed.



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 September 2019 18:42

I feel like everything is happening so fast and sometines i feel like these somethimg wrong with me and I'm always trying ti be positive but sometimes i just feel like tjo

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 13:10

Hi there, thank you for your question. It seems as though you may be stressed , this can help https://bwisehealth.com/article/is-it-stress-or-something-else



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 September 2019 16:22

I've been diagnosed with HIV a week ago, before that I have always tested negative, My partner is positive as well and he's not on ARTs, He's not sick or showing any sign of illness, whilst on the other hand I got sick 4 weeks after I got exposed to the virus, am I the weakest link, and does this mean I'm more prone to getting more illnesses regardless of being on ARTs? Why is he not sick and why is it me who got sick immediately after being infected?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 10:26

Hi there. What you experienced may be symptoms of sero-conversion (the infection integrating with your body). Some people experience this like it is just a minor cold or flu, while others experience it with more severe symptoms. This does not mean your body is not going to react to the treatment. If you start ART and continue taking it correctly, you will not be more prone to get sick at all. We should not compare our systems with each other; some people are slow progressors, while others progress faster with the disease.



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 September 2019 15:34

I was recently exposed to HIV by having sex with a person who's status I don't know.We did use a Condom But it broke and I had a cut on my penis. Week later I had a lymph node on my groin. I have tested negative At 10 week but I am worried that since the widow period is 12 weeks the my be a chance of being positive.

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 13:06

Hi there, thank you for your question. HIV takes longer to show in men than in women thats why it would be best to test often 



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 September 2019 18:40

I feel like there is something wrong with me or my mind, I'm always thinking negative, I'm defensive, I feel I don't know my self and most of the time I'm not happy with my life. This affects my relationship and I get worried. I wanna change, I tried changing but I always go back to my usual self. I just want to understand myself better, know myself, live a happy positive life, instead of overthinking things all the time.

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 10:42

Hi there, it sounds like you are stressed out! This is how you manage stress https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-manage-your-stress 

We all have times when we feel down or tired, and that’s OK. But if you would like to feel happier read this article https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-be-happier



B-Wise User Anonymous 9 September 2019 12:50

Am HIV I was on arvs treatment n I was always ill now it been 3 months since I have taken them n I feel energetic n am even gaining weight

B-Wise Expert Expert 12 September 2019 10:37

Hi there, well done on taking treatment!



B-Wise User Scalo 6 September 2019 20:42

Is good to have sex with out protection???

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 September 2019 18:53

Hi thank you for your question. No of you have unprotected sex you and your partner are at risk of getting STIS, HIv or unplanned pregnancies 



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 September 2019 19:49

Hi I would like to ask, I was 5 weeks and couple of days pregnant, I went to a hospital for termination. I'm 22 days now since I have done it is it OK to have unsafe sex with my partner won't he be affected?

B-Wise Expert Expert 17 September 2019 09:52

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes you can have sex again, although remember to always wear a condom to protect yourself and your partner against HIV, STIs and unplanned pregnancies. 



B-Wise User Mabuyiza1 6 September 2019 13:28

Hellow I would like to know if I have a wound and now I have this pain in my leg up I have invelaphi what do I do know to help myself

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 September 2019 18:56

Hi thank you for your question. It would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible so you can get checked and you will be given the right treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 September 2019 12:58

I missed my périodes not ready to be à mom what can i do

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 September 2019 09:23

Hi thank you for your question . You can find your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-to-do-if-you-have-unprotected-sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 September 2019 12:48

me and my friend want to get tested because we are thinking of having sex

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 September 2019 18:58

That is great you should get tested before you and your partner have sex



B-Wise User Anonymous 5 September 2019 10:50

hello m using Microval Pill on Friday I started to have injection of depo but m still using pills corse I did have unprotected sex at Friday late so m going to fall pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 September 2019 09:26

Hi thank you for your question. It is possible as you are taking more than one contraceptive. By taking more than one it can confuse your body. It would be best that you take a home pregnancy test. 



B-Wise User Scalo 5 September 2019 09:18

What people mast do to have healthy life

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 September 2019 09:21

Hi thank you for your question. You  can check out our healthy living section https://bwisehealth.com/category/healthy-living



B-Wise User Scalo 4 September 2019 17:16

What is STI

B-Wise Expert Expert 8 September 2019 18:55

Hi there. Thank you for your question you can get your answers here https://bwisehealth.com/article/what-is-an-sti



B-Wise User Anonymous 4 September 2019 11:05

hello m using Microval Pill on Friday I started to have injection of depo but m still using pills corse I did have unprotected sex at Friday late so m going to fall pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 10 September 2019 09:26

Hi thank you for your question. It is possible as you are taking more than one contraceptive. By taking more than one it can confuse your body. It would be best that you take a home pregnancy test. 



B-Wise User Scalo 3 September 2019 18:48

What is the result of STI

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 September 2019 09:30

Hi there, thank you for your question. You can find your answers here What is an STI?



B-Wise User Anonymous 3 September 2019 17:58

I'm struggling with pin worms 4 abt a month I hv tried drinking mebanzaole tabs ut they dnt go away. I even tried treatment 4 my son wud 6 but his stopped but im stil getting wormy like feeling in my anus

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 September 2019 12:31

Good day. I would really advise that you see your health care provider regarding this matter. A proper consultation is needed, so that proper management can be planned with you.



B-Wise User Snira2010 3 September 2019 11:34

What kind of treatment can help a person that has TB

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 September 2019 10:19

Hi thank you for your question. You can find your answers here Is there a cure or vaccine for TB? 



B-Wise User Scalo 2 September 2019 20:05

Someone have HIV can have sex with someone else ??

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 September 2019 10:28

Hi thank you for your question. Yes, you can have sex with someone if you are HIV positive but remember you always need to use a condom for protection. It would also be a good idea to tell the person you are having sex with about your status if you feel comfortable telling them that. You can find out more about dating when you are HIV positive here https://bwisehealth.com/article/dating-when-youre-hiv-positive



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 September 2019 19:54

Can laxatives affect the efectiveness of nur interate contraceptive injection?

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 September 2019 10:13

HI thank you for your question. No, a laxative will not affect your contraceptive. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 September 2019 11:27

Hi I hv been on arv 4 five months now and im experiencing serious back pains is that normal n what can I do to take da pain away

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 September 2019 10:11

HI there, thank you or your question. It would be best that you revisit the doctor and get checked as there could be another reason you are experiencing the back pain.



B-Wise User Anonymous 2 September 2019 09:17

How long to get another hiv test if you tested before

B-Wise Expert Expert 4 September 2019 09:35

Hi thank you for your question. If you test once, you will then need to test after 3 months then after  6 again. 



B-Wise User Scalo 1 September 2019 14:24

What happens when I have tb

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 September 2019 16:37

Hi there, learn about TB here https://bwisehealth.com/category/tb



B-Wise User Anonymous 1 September 2019 12:30

I have a slight bleeding and I also feel dizzy and have backache an headache

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 September 2019 16:55

Hi there, please visit your local clinic a nurse or doctor will be able to tell you what's wrong 



B-Wise User Anonymous 29 August 2019 10:24

Hello i got a shot for nur insterate birth control injection,after 8 days i drink detox tea.i would like to know if the tea could have an effect on injection (if thei njection would still be active or not?

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 September 2019 11:37

Hi there. Drinking detox tea should not affect your injectable contraceptive method at all, and it should be active by now in your system, since we always recommend you wait or use additional barrier contraceptives like condoms during the first 7 days after starting your contraceptive method. Remember that the contraceptive method only prevents pregnancies, and additional use of condoms is always advised to protect against STIs, including HIV.



B-Wise User Anonymous 28 August 2019 18:29

By Am 24 years young lady I was rapped and I immediately rushed to clinic they gave me pep medication...after 10 days as I continued drinking I slept with my husband..so I want to ask if he could be infected if those guys who raped me were infected? Please help am stressing....

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 September 2019 11:36

PEP ( Post Exposure Prophylaxis) is HIV prevention medication, which is taken for 28 days after the exposure to HIV. We always advise that you use protection such as condoms, should you engage in sexual activity while on treatment, and for at least 6 weeks after the initial exposure. Please be safe, and ask your partner to to see a health care worker within 72hrs after your own consensual sexual encounter, and receive the necessary treatment.



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 August 2019 20:55

Disadvantages of stopping art treatment and tb treatment

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 15:10

Hi there, check out our TB section to learn about TB https://bwisehealth.com/category/tb



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 August 2019 17:11

What causes urinary tract infection in a women?

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 15:14

Hi there, click here to learn more https://bwisehealth.com/article/urinary-tract-infections-whats-the-lowdown



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 August 2019 14:49

Hi.I have small sores and blisters on the area around my anus and also in my vulva.They are not painful but they are itchy.

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 15:18

Hi thank you for your question. It would be best that you get tested for STIs as it is possible that you may have an STI. It would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible and get the right treatment.



B-Wise User Anonymous 27 August 2019 10:31

I have been drinking pep medication, I'm supposed to drink it in the morning and in the evening at 7:30. If I forget to drink at 7:30 in the evening and drink it at 8:30 in the same evening would it have an impact?

B-Wise Expert Expert 2 September 2019 11:36

Hey there. PEP ( Post Exposure Prophylaxis) is HIV prevention medication, which is taken for 28 days after the exposure to HIV. The medication works best if you take it around the same time everyday, however, missing a dose by an hour or two will not have a negative effect on you. Especially if this is not a regular pattern of changing times. But if you do forget again, drink it as soon as you remember, it will still work to decrease the chances of acquiring HIV from the initial exposure. Remember, PEP is for post exposure of 1 incident. 




B-Wise User Anonymous 27 August 2019 00:13

At the clinic, a lady was bleeding from being attacked and she asked me to take a picture of her. her phone had some dried and moist blood. I touched that phone, with my finger that I have a cut on. Can I get hiv from this? I'm super stressed.

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 15:26

Hi there, this is how people get HIV https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-do-you-get-hiv

It is best for you to go get tested for HIV, this will help know if you are positive or negative. This is why testing is so important https://bwisehealth.com/article/why-is-it-important-to-test-for-hiv



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 August 2019 21:22

Hi I've just recently found out that I'm pregnant and I'm afraid to tell my parents as it will really disappoint them and they are very strict, I don't know what to do. I don't want to do an abortion but I think it might be best if I do, I'm really confused please help.

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 16:00

Hi there, this is how you can talk to your parents about important things https://bwisehealth.com/article/how-to-talk-to-your-parents-or-caregivers-about-important-things



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 August 2019 18:04

Hi I think I have a problem like disease like asthma sometimes I found it hard for me to breath, I feel dehydrated ad too thirsty even if I drink water its helps me for only 2-3 mins after that mins I feel thirsty and I will have a very strong headache where I found it hard for me to do something What do u think this thing may be caused by what?

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 16:10

Hi there, learn about asthma here https://bwisehealth.com/article/asthma-411



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 August 2019 17:14

Hi, recently I've been getting headaches everytime i switch the light on at night and my eyes hurt a little bit when I'm looking at a bright screen. Should i be worried?

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 16:08

Hi there, this article might help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/ears-and-eyes-are-yours-working



B-Wise User Anonymous 26 August 2019 11:17

hi,iam in abet now for my education.were do I get help from with my studies,homeworks,projects and assessment?

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 16:06

Hi there, visit http://abet.co.za/ to learn more!



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 August 2019 21:20

hello...have sour throat for days now what would be a cause of it

B-Wise Expert Expert 28 August 2019 15:58

Hi there, a sore throat can we caused by different things. Its best for you to visit your local clinic a doctor or nurse will run test and tell you what's wrong 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 August 2019 20:59

Hi, I always get honey all the time, I can't even go a day without getting honey even I'm at school this thing happen to me and its time of it, I can't control my self What can I do to prevent this?

B-Wise Expert Expert 1 September 2019 16:52

Hi there, this article could help you https://bwisehealth.com/article/are-you-an-emotional-eater



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 August 2019 14:00

Hy, since I started dating I haven't done pap smear and I feel like doing it but I'm afraid because people says its painful Its true that its painful? I smell bad in my viginer I don't knw what's the problem so guys what you might think the problem is?

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 August 2019 11:04

Hi, thank you for your question. To get a pap smear in South Africa, you need to be 25 years and older first, some people may experience it to be painful while others may not feel pain. You can check out this article to find out how you should take care of your vagina How to keep your vagina healthy 



B-Wise User Anonymous 25 August 2019 09:38

is it safe to try anal sex or anal masturbation?, because me and my partner we wanna try it out

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 August 2019 10:34

HI thank you for your question, you can find your answer here Anal sex: Your questions answered



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 August 2019 20:03

Hello I have just been to clinic to get cure for STI and I got injected and given some pills so since then I started having pain on my vagina mouth and the discharge is confusing, I'm having clouted discharge and it seems so greenish, what may be the problem now, or is it vagina yeast infection

B-Wise Expert Expert 26 August 2019 10:26

Hi thank you for your question. It seems as though you may have an infection, you would have to go back to the clinic and get checked again so they can give you the right medication for the infection 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 August 2019 12:49

Hi i have a huge pimple on my vagina lips. Please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 August 2019 13:29

Hi thank you for your question. There are a few reasons why this may happen, such as: Hygiene, ingrown hair or even an STI. it would be best  that you clean out that area 



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 August 2019 10:27

Morning, I recently found out that my partner has been positive for over 8 years ,and in that 8 years we have 2 kids one is 8 years and the other is 18 months. The problem that I have is when I test for HIV the result are always negative what may be the course of this,I had about the testing called eliser/ Eliza where is is done and how impotent is it for me to do it. Thank you

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 August 2019 11:40

Hi thank you for your question. Your partner's viral load is most probably low especially if your partner is taking ARVs. If you are negative it is important that you start taking Prep, you can find out about PrEP here What is Prep?



B-Wise User Anonymous 23 August 2019 10:20

Is it compulsory for an HIV patient to also take TB treatment? After discovering that I was infected with HIV ,they also gave me TB treatment. This was without any test of the TB whatsoever

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 August 2019 11:59

Hi thank you for your question. If you have HIV, there is a higher chance of you getting TB as your immune system is weak, that’s why you were given TB treatment to keep you safe .



B-Wise User Madzi 23 August 2019 10:18

What are the causes of joints pains especially the back and headache

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 August 2019 12:10

Hi thank you for your question, There can be different reasons as to why you are experiencing that pain. It would be best that you visit your local clinic and get checked by a nurse or a doctor and get the right treatment. 



B-Wise User Kamvalethu#10 22 August 2019 13:45

Hey , What are symptoms of cervical cancer ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 August 2019 12:53

Hi thank you for your question. Some of the symptoms include :

Blood spots or light bleeding between or following periods.

Menstrual bleeding that is longer and heavier than usual.

Bleeding after intercourse

Increased vaginal discharge.

Pain during sexual intercourse.



B-Wise User Anonymous 22 August 2019 12:33

Hi I have a child who is 9month old and has a sound when he is breathing,hè is not breast feeding I use a formula is there sometime wrong about him or what??? Some say it must be a formula or asma...what are the symptoms of it ??please help thank you in advance

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 August 2019 10:31

Hi thank you for your question, If you mean what are the symptoms of asthma you can find out here https://bwisehealth.com/article/asthma-411

You can also contact mumconnect on *134*550# for any questions about your babies health.



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 August 2019 20:25

Hey What are signs and symptoms of migraine and what may cause it?

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 August 2019 11:50

Hi thank you for your question .  A migraine is a type of headache that tends to range from moderate to very severe throbbing pain at the front or the side of the head. It can continue for days and is accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, seeing spots of flashing lights, sensitive to sounds and light etc. Migraines can be caused by stress, extreme tiredness, extreme emotions and poor sleeping patterns.



B-Wise User Mandisa94 21 August 2019 15:28

Safety measures on lesbians sex

B-Wise Expert Expert 23 August 2019 13:08

Hi thank you for your question. It would be best to use dental dams when giving oral sex to prevent STI's and if you are using sex toys you can learn more about the safety of sex toys here https://bwisehealth.com/article/sex-toys-the-dos-and-donts



B-Wise User Mandisa94 21 August 2019 15:22

How is it safe to share sex toys?

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 August 2019 10:54

Hi, thank you for your question. You can find your answers here Sex toys – the do’s and don’ts



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 August 2019 08:33

Hi I'm hiv positive and I already started my treatment last my problem is my boyfriend he doesn't want to get tested n when we have sex he want unprotected sex everyday its really makes worry because if I told him that we should use a condom he get I don't know what to do anymore because I love him and I don't wanna push away

B-Wise Expert Expert 22 August 2019 11:06

Hi thank you for your question. It may be possible that your partner may not know the importance of testing. You can share this article with him Why is it important to test for HIV? 



B-Wise User Anonymous 21 August 2019 08:01

My boyfriend and I used condom for peneration during sex but there was a time where I rubbed my vagina against his penis and the head of this penis was touching the entrance of my vagina, no condom was used during the rubbing against each other. Is this an hiv exposure?

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 August 2019 11:14

HI thank you for your question. If you are unsure it would be best that you get tested as soon as possible



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 August 2019 17:38

Hey I lost my mom last year so it was a rough time and i was using sleeping pills to sleep until I feel fine then last month I lost my grandfather and i find it hard to accept it.im always having back pain and headech buh on one side so i want to know what coursing the pain?

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 August 2019 11:11

Hi there, thank you for your question. Sorry to hear about your loss, it must have been difficult for you to experience but what you are experiencing is normal to loss, you can read this article for more info Grief: it's a normal response to loss

Although the headaches and back pains are not normal it would be best that you visit your local clinic and get checked so you can get the right treatment 



B-Wise User Anonymous 19 August 2019 16:43

I have developed blisters outside my vagina, right where my butt meets the vagina. I haven't had sex for 3 years now. I tested for HIV when I found out that my husband was cheating. The results came back negative. I tested again after 6 months, still negative.

B-Wise Expert Expert 21 August 2019 11:05

Hi thank you for your question. It would be best that you get tested for STIs as it is possible that you may have an STI. It would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible and get the right treatment.



B-Wise User Cebelihle 1 18 August 2019 22:10

What happens on my body when i masturbate??

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 07:10

Hi there, learn more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/masturbation-and-orgasm-touch-play



B-Wise User Anonymous 18 August 2019 16:43

Hi guys....I have some question to asked .. Ammh it is good to have sex with someone after you had an nur-istrate injection the same day ... You being injected.. Or they will be some illness after that..!

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 20:44

Nur Isterate is an injectable contraceptive. Having sexual intercourse after using any contraceptive method will not cause any illness. It is however strongly recommended that you use other methods, such as condoms for at least 7 days after starting a new contraceptive method, to ensure prevention of unwanted pregnancies. Remember that contraceptives only prevent unwanted pregnancies, and the consistent use of condoms is always recommended to prevent STIs, including HIV.




B-Wise User Anonymous 18 August 2019 11:43

I just found out that I am HIV+ a month ago and started my Arv treatment right away, it's been about 3 weeks taking treatment and 2 days aga I started itching. Could this be side effects of the treatment? Do I stop taking treatment or will it eventually go away? Am very concerned because my whole body itches mainly at night

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 20:40

Hi there. It is very good that you now know your HIV status, and have also started treatment. Some people may experience temporary symptoms like itching, as a side effect of the medication, while others is due to another condition unrelated to the medication. Please visit your health care provider for an assessment of this symptom you are now experiencing. Please do not stop taking your medication, unless advised by your health care provider, and they can provide you with alternative treatment. It is most likely that your symptom can easily be treated, and it will go away in time.




B-Wise User Anonymous 15 August 2019 21:59

Sign's of prostate Cancer how can see that you have it ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 16 August 2019 18:38

Hi there, click here to learn more https://bwisehealth.com/article/sexual-and-reproductive-health-tips-for-men



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 August 2019 21:52

Sign's of prostate Cancer

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 07:12

Hi there,learn more here https://bwisehealth.com/article/sexual-and-reproductive-health-tips-for-men



B-Wise User Fiddeh matun 15 August 2019 15:08

Hi, am fiddeh 23years old, I have used the three month implant twice, I stopped it on 20th may this year ofwhich I was to go for another injection since it was its expiry date, I received my periods the following months June, July and on 1st August.. Now I have developed some changes in my body;craving, lack of hapetite, and harshness in my face... I'm I pregnant? Please help I really need a baby, my fisrt daughter is 3years old now

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 August 2019 20:02

Hi there, the best way to find out if you pregnant or not is to get a pregnancy test. You can get a this done at your local clinic for free. Click here to locate your local clinic https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 15 August 2019 09:15

Hey i want to know if you i have done abortion then get injected petogen same day and you sleep with someone after 9days is there any possibility to be pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 20:39

Hi there. After having an abortion, the pregnancy hormone still stays in your body for a week or two before completely disappearing again. This may be one of the reasons why your pregnancy test is still positive after 9 days after the abortion. It is also recommended that you use other contraceptive methods (such as condoms) for at least 7 days after starting a new contraceptive method, to make sure the contraceptive methods is fully active.




B-Wise User Blessing19 14 August 2019 17:13

Is there a cure for vitiligo

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 09:22

If there, the is no cure, but anyone with vitiligo can visit s a dermatologist  to try and control it



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 August 2019 13:58

Hi Iâ??m 25 yrs old and I have been experiencing cramps on my right side of my pelvic area. When I eat the pain goes away. I missed my period and I did a scan but no baby was visible. Iâ??m confused please help

B-Wise Expert Expert 15 August 2019 20:10

Hi there, please visit your local clinic, a doctor or a nurse will run tests and tell you wants wrong. Click here to find your local clinic https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Nabuzale sarah 14 August 2019 09:32

Iam 25years I had stayed for two years without having sex but early this month I experienced signs of having my periods but on the 13 of this month I had sex ......can I get pregnant?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 August 2019 10:16

Hi there, the best way to know if you are pregnant or not is to get a pregnancy test. Please visit your local clinic and ask a doctor or nurse for a pregnancy test, you can find your local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 14 August 2019 08:25

hi, every time me and my girlfriend have sex I ejaculate within few minutes after penetration, how do I stop this premature ejaculation?

B-Wise Expert Expert 14 August 2019 10:12

Hi there, this is a difficult but good question. How we feel inside is often connected to premature ejaculation; especially if you feeling nervous, under pressure or stressed out. You can try to stop premature ejaculation by distracting yourself with non-sexual thoughts or wearing thicker condoms. But don't use more than one condom at a time, because that will make the condom break. It's best to talk with your partner about how you are feeling but if you don't feel comfortable then talk to a doctor, nurse or counsellor. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 August 2019 19:05

Hi I am a 24 year old girl in distress I just did two HIV test which had one line then after 10min there both showed a very faint line could I be HIV positive?

B-Wise Expert Expert 20 August 2019 09:09

Hi there, well done for taking an HIV test. Please visit your local clinic and ask a doctor or nurse for an HIV test, this is am more accurate why to find out if you are negative or positive. Click here to locate a clinic https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 August 2019 17:32

HY I'M A 20 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHOM GOT PREGNANT IN 2017 THEN GOT A BABY SON ...HE IS NOW 1 YEAR 8 MONTHS...I THEN STARTED USING DEPO VERA IN DECEMBER...THE SAME YEAR THAT I DELIVERED. ...THEY INJECTED ME IN HOSPITAL AFTER DELIVERY. ...SO I CONTINUED INJECTING IT THE WHOLE OF 2018 UNTIL DECEMBER 2018 ...I WAS HAVING PROBLEMS OF HEAVY BLEEDING WHICH LASTED ABOUT THREE WEEKS EVEN A MONTH...SO THE PROBLEM OF BLEEDING PROCEEDED EVEN AFTER I STOPPED INJECTING..BUT IT WAS NOT THAT MUCH BAD ANYMORE...SO YESTERDAY I HAD UNPROTECTED SEX AND MY MAN RELEASED SPERMS INSIDE...BEFORE HAVING SEX I NOTICED SLIGHT BLEEDING BUT IGNORED IT...I THEN HAD SEX...IS IT POSSIBLE THAT I GET PREGNANT AFTER QUITTING DEPO VERA FOR SIX MONTHS THEN UNPROTECTED SEX...NOW I'M HAVING MUCH CLEAR DISCHARGE WITH BLLOD...IS IT STI OR I'M PREGNANT

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 07:16

Hi there, its best you to your local clinic, a doctor or nurse will run test and tell you what wrong. You can find your local clinic here https://bwisehealth.com/clinic/search/



B-Wise User Anonymous 13 August 2019 15:16

Hi please tell me what is the course of low blood as I suspect to have low blood cells as recently I accidentally cut my self with a sharp object bt only few blood showed not even a drop bt very few blood and very light in colour

B-Wise Expert Expert 19 August 2019 09:23

Hi there, many things cause low blood, called anaemia. The most common cause is a lack of iron.




B-Wise User Morongoaangie 12 August 2019 15:22

Can u be pregnant when u have an implant??

B-Wise Expert Expert 13 August 2019 09:21

Hi, thank you for your question. It is possible to get pregnant as a contraceptive is not 100% safe. Remember, to always use dual protection - condom and contraceptive to help reduce the chances of you getting pregnant 



B-Wise User Anonymous 10 August 2019 16:46

Hi I'm 18 years i had unprotected sex and during that sexual intercourse i realised that there are some red things cuming from my vigina which looks like discharge but they are like a rubber when you hold them. They look like pieces of meat. I don't know which first step to take. Help me any idea. Can it be an STI?

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 August 2019 12:31

Hi thank you for your question. It is possible that you may have an STI,  or an infection. It would be best that you visit the local clinic as soon as possible to get checked and tested by a doctor or nurse. 



B-Wise User Macmillan 9 August 2019 08:56

Hi I have been masturbating for quite sometime, even twice a day. Now when having sex with my wife it difficult for me to ejaculate. I can't feel the sensation I used to in order to ejaculate. I think I'm used to my hand more now than her V. I tried not masturbating for a week and had intercourse with her but still I can't ejaculate. This is starting to cause stress on me and last time we had sex I could only get erection for maybe few minutes and then it will fall. Please could you advise what to do in this case as this is frustrating me and my partner

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 August 2019 12:48

Hi thank you for your question.  That must be a difficult situation for you and your partner. Sex shouldn't be rushed, you can try foreplay for a longer period of time. If this had been happening for a long time you can visit a counsellor at the local clinic to advise you.



B-Wise User Anonymous 8 August 2019 19:06

Hii. Me and my partner we were both treated for STIs. After we were good recently every time we had sex he get rush on his penis. And he suspect me that I have a problem, when it started I eated pills of piles nxt time it was my day of prevention bt on the third time I didn't eat anything

B-Wise Expert Expert 11 August 2019 12:40

Hi thank you for your question. There can be different causes of a rash on the penis, such as hygiene, tight underwear it would be best that your partner goes to get checked at the local clinic and he will receive the right treatment. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 7 August 2019 09:28

Good morning.my patner is hiv positive nd I'm not. we use condom but sometimes it bust. so which other method can i use to protect myself? Are there pills dat I can take not to get infected?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 August 2019 11:38

Hi there, thank you for your question. Yes, you can use PrEP to protect you from getting infected by the virus but remember to always use a condom when you have sex as it protects you against unplanned pregnancies, STIS and HIV. You can find out more about PrEP here https://myprep.co.za



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 August 2019 23:07

Hi is it possible to fall pregnant if you have unprotected sex but you use nur isterate?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 August 2019 11:46

Hi there, thank you for your question. Remember using a contraceptive does not protect you 100% against unplanned pregnancies there is still a possibility of getting pregnant. If you had unprotected sex it would be best to take a home pregnancy test. 



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 August 2019 16:42

What will happen if your fallopian tube is damaged ?

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 August 2019 10:44

Hi thank you for your question. If your fallopian tube is damaged a person may experience difficulty getting pregnant  



B-Wise User Anonymous 6 August 2019 16:41

What causes kidneys to be painful in such a way that you can even walk well

B-Wise Expert Expert 7 August 2019 11:00

Hi, thank you for your question. You may be experiencing kidney stones that may be causing the pain or you may have a kidney infection. It would be best that you visit your local clinic so you can get tested and treated