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Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, RNP

Jane Harrison-Hohner, RN, RNPJane Harrison-Hohner, RN, RNP



Women's Health

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Bio

Jane Harrison-Hohner, RNP, RN, is a women''s health care nurse practitioner with nearly 30 years of experience. She was on the faculty at the Oregon Health Sciences University, where she was the director of the Women''s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Training Program. Harrison-Hohner also had a specialty practice for the treatment of menstrual disorders. She is a certified menopause clinician and has been a frequent speaker on issues related to women''s health. After 11 years as a WebMD expert, Harrison-Hohner continues to research and explore answers to a variety of your questions.

 

My Answers

A. Current Home Pregnancy Tests (HPTs) are advertised to be sensitive on the first day of a missed period—or perhaps a few days before. In the most...
A. What is the usual time to be “developed”? Lack of any breast development by age thirteen merits some monitoring. The small, firm breast buds usually...
A. According to the just-published report from Genazzani and colleagues in Italy, it does. They state that a daily dose of a 10 mg DHEA pill worked as...
A. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), generics are “copies of brand name drugs that have exactly the same dose, intended use...
A. According to a just-published FDA report (2011), the most common problems reported when mesh was used for repair of prolapse were: Erosion or...
A. The FDA recommends the following to women who are planning, or have had, mesh surgery for prolapse: Before surgery: Be aware of risks associated...
A. Weight is a really important factor to the postmenopausal woman. Higher body mass index and postmenopausal weight gain increase a woman’s risk for...
A. Regular physical activity protects against CRC. We can reduce our risk by as much as 24% if we just get up and get moving. Aspirin and non-steroidal...
A. Your age may be one of the more important determinants in whether HPV testing is recommended. Among younger women, infections with HPV are very...
A. Given that about 80% of Pap smears in the US are now utilizing a liquid based Pap (LBP) technology (Saint, 2005), how helpful are they to insure...
A. In the largest review, including some 38 studies, the incidence of postcoital bleeding was reported to be around 5-6 %. Where information was...
A. Infections. An infection of the cervix (“cervicitis”) can make the cervix more “friable” (easier to bleed). Both gonorrhea and chlamydia can produce...
A. There is a medical definition of “too-heavy periods”. If a woman is bleeding 80cc (2.7 ounces — about 1/3 of a cup) or more, that is excessive...
A. ... Fortunately, there is really nothing specific you have to avoid. The Mirena has two modes of contraceptive protection. The first is the...
A. She would have had perfect protection (no condom needed) the week she started her new pack given that the first active pill was taken in the new time...