Dr. Alysia Townsend

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Monroe, WI
19 years experience female

About

Bio

Dr. Alysia Townsend is an ob/gyn hospitalist who is currently based at Trinity Hospital in Moline, Illinois with Unitypoint health system. She is board-certified and bilingual (Spanish, English). She is a married mother of five and finds this often helps her connect with her patients.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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31 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No more than 2-3 lbs: Typically long term weight gain is not associated with low dose birth control pills. Upon starting a new pill there may be temporary fluid retention ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meds lower risk: There is no way to take the risk of transmitting genital herpes to zero. Using condoms helps, but there are antiviral medications that may be taken t ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alysia Townsend
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Unless you have an allergy to citrus, oranges are safe to eat during pregnancy.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Townsend is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Townsend is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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What medicine is good for early pregnancy ?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, RI
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Affiliations

American College OBGYN
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