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Old 01-17-2008, 08:51 PM - Thread Starter
 
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i am taking progesterone... the type you need to insert at bedtime...

i asked the pharmasist who did not give me any answers...

can you have sex while taking progesterone?
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Old 01-17-2008, 08:53 PM
 
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http://www.evergreenfertility.com/pa...ementation.pdf

Everything else said intercourse then suppository. Something to do with the absorption rate.

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I'm assuming you're taking the progesterone to avoid miscarriage. I'd wait till you get the green light from the doctor. I'd be afraid to do anything to jeapordize the pregnancy.

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Heh, I had wacky crazy nookie while on progesterone. I was taking the type you rub into your belly, though, so I don't think that helps.

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I was on Prometrium (used as a suppository) on and off for about 9 months while TTC and I was concerned about hormone exposure for my partner. I asked my dr. and she hadn't thought of that before. She said that she thought the hormone would be absorbed within a few hours. So, yes, intercourse, then suppository at night and she thought I shouldn't worry about his exposure the next day. But then her "hadn't thought of that before" isn't really persuasive.
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