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Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gainesville, VA
27 years experience male

Locations

Office

Gainesville, VA

Address

Lake Manassas Women's Health Associates, 7915 Lake Manassas Drive, Suite 205, Gainesville, VA
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

50 Answers
46 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Several things may: If not on pills, it may be due to ovulation, but may also be due to inflammation at the cervix from things as benign as a yeast infection to sometimes... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
That is possible.: If you have switched to new brands and have been experiencing irritation , switch back or eliminate them one by one to see what caused the problem. I... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: The american college of obstetrics and gynecology recommends that you take this test sometime between 24-28 weeks. They also recognize that if you ar... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: It is a weakened live virus vaccine. Pregnant women should not receive this or any other type of live virus vaccine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
20 pounds: The upper limit of recommended weight gain for women who are obese was recently changed to 20 pounds.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: If someone is diabetic it is critical to take Insulin during pregnancy to keep blood sugar levels normal to prevent birth defects in the baby and othe... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: Epidurals are effective for overweight women, though, it may sometimes be a little more difficult to place an epidural depending on the amount of adip... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Physical changes: Physical changes that occur to your body because of the growing baby and the effect of hormones on your joints may lead to backaches. Imagine carrying... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: This is just another name for folic acid, which is a recommended supplement in pregnancy to prevent neural tube defects.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
340-452 Calories/day: It is recommended to eat an additional 340 calories/day in the second trimester and 452 calories/day in the third trimester.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: The small dose of radiation in x-rays do not cause birth defects. In fact, most diagnostic imaging studies do not expose the fetus to enough radiation... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: There are perfectly good prenatal vitamins available over the counter. Just be sure to check with your doctor that there are adequate levels of vitami... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: It is safe as long as you are not exceeding the rda (recommended daily allowance). It may help relieve some of the nausea in early pregnancy. Doses th... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: But it depends. It may be safer to stay on it than stop if that is the best drug to control seizures. It is a class d drug, meaning there is evidence ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Use common sense: If you were already active prior to pregnancy, then continuing moderate exercise is a good thing. If not, then even walking moderately would be good w... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Drink a lot of water: Many times, hemorrhoids in pregnancy are made worse by not hydrating well and thus constipation sets in. Straining increases the risk of hemorrhoids. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: They can be treated, but treatment options are more limited in pregnancy because some treatments are toxic. Your doctor should evaluate them to see if... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Nutrition: Sometimes, especially in early pregnancy, nausea prevents women from taking adequate amounts of vitamins from diet alone. It is also very important to... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Really varies: It depends upon whether or not the cyst was simple/fluid filled versus blood filled and how big it was. It is also important to check to be sure there... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: Vaccines should ideally have been completed at least a month before getting pregnant. There are only two to three vaccines that may be routinely reco... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Irritation: Vaginal irritation, tenderness, and external vaginal burning when urinating are the most common symptoms of vaginal yeast infection.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
This varies: A quick and simple fetal kick count method is to focus on counting for up to 2 hours and tallying 10 movements in that period. '10 movements in 2 hour... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Placenta as barrier: The placenta is a great barrier to the hepatitis b virus. It does not pass through the membranes unless there is a rupture, so infection of the baby i... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
For mother and baby: Some of the associated risks include rupture of the previous c-section scar, distress for the baby, bleeding/hemorrhage from the ruptured uterus, poss... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: Hard kicks can occur as the baby is growing larger and stronger. There is less room but strong kicks can still occur when almost full term.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: This is the generic name for tamiflu (oseltamivir). Having the flu and its complications during pregnancy is much more dangerous than the very small r... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: Bladder infections can more easily progress to kidney infections during pregnancy. This is of greater concern because kidney infections may lead to p... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: It is recommended to limit the amount of daily caffeine intake to 200 mg, or, the rough equivalent to a 10 ounce cup of coffee.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Confirm diagnosis: Be absolutely sure you have the correct diagnosis. Have your doctor sit down and go over the result with you. Squamous cell carcinoma is frank cancer ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
It is menopause: Estrogen withdrawal refers to the effects on your body of a reduction in estrogen levels. This may result in the hot flushes, mood swings, vaginal dry... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Generally none.: Ovarian cysts are generally non-infectious in origin and mostly filled with with fluid and or blood. Antibiotics do not have a role in treating them, ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
It is aggressive: This sounds like a late stage or aggressive cancer that has spread to your liver and the tissue lining the inside of your abdomen. Please discuss thi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: Depending on how your body tolerates the hormones, you may experience some mild fluctuation because of water retention
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Watch your sodium: Usually you should watch your sodium intake and hydrate well because this will help stimulate your kidneys to work better and although it seems parado... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
4 times a day: If you have gestational diabetes, blood sugar should be tested 4 times each day: 1) a fasting level when first waking up 2) 2 hours after breakfast 3)... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: There is evidence of birth defects in animal studies and is also not recommended when breastfeeding.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: It seems that pregnancy decreases the risk of uterine cancer.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Depends on why: Depending on the cause, it may have no effect (yeast infection), put someone at risk of preterm labor (trichomonas, bacterial vaginosis), or put the ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Membrane rupture: Trichomonal infection during pregnancy may cause early rupture of membranes and preterm labor/delivery.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: It is important to adequately treat anxiety and depression in pregnancy. Depending on the severity of the mood disorder (and the type of antidepressan... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: There is no known 'safe' amount of cigarettes to smoke during pregnancy. Nicotine and other toxic chemicals present in cigarette smoke have been shown... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Labor: " once a c-section, always a c-section" is not always true. Vbac means that someone delivers a baby vaginally after having a previous baby by c-sectio... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
It is not clear: Anti-depression medications are generally classified as pregnancy category c. This means that there are no studies done on human subjects during pregn... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: If vaccinated with an attenuated live virus vaccine (like the chickenpox vaccine or mmr), it is recommended to wait at least a month before conception... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ask your friends: This is usually the best way, since people you know and trust can give you an honest opinion on their experience with healthcare providers and hospita... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: Just because your mother had a c-section does not mean you will have one. This is not something that is "passed down" from your mom.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
0.4-0.8 mg: Generally speaking 0.4-0.8 mg is the recommended daily dose.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
It's a natural cycle: You naturally cycle breathing through predominantly one, then the other nostril as tissue in one swells, decreasiing air flow, then goes down as the o... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Hormonal changes: Something called the lower esophageal sphincter (at the lower end of the esophagus, just above the stomach) is looser during pregnancy because of the ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ask her doctor first: Generally it is fine, but there are conditions where the position of the placenta would make it potentially dangerous , or, if she is at high risk for... Read More

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HealthTap member
Feb 4, 2012
I became a patient of Dr. Ng's almost ten years ago and have referred lots of friends - always hear great feedback. Most of us don't relish the annual exam, but he is gentle and quick,. I appreciate...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Louie-Ng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Louie-Ng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I didnt know this but now I do so thank u very much
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1995MD

Awards

Washingtonian Magazine Top Docs 2008
Washingtonian Magazine Top Docs 2010
Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors 2012

Affiliations

Lake Manassas Women's Health Associates
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