Dr. David Fein

Preventive Medicine
Dallas, TX
male

Locations

Office

Dallas, TX

Address

North Dallas Wellness Center, 8230 Walnut Hill Lane Suite 304, Dallas, TX
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. David Fein has been practicing medicine in North Texas for over 20 years. His individualized care combines mainstream medicine with a holistic approach for mental, spiritual, and physical balance. Dr. Fein specializes in health and wellness, weight management, anti-aging, as well as womens’ health, with specialized training in laparoscopic hysterectomy, pelvic prolapse surgery, and minimally-invasive treatments for incontinence. He strives to provide each patient with the time, respect and attention that they deserve, offering a level of personalized care that is not often seen in today’s medical offices. Dr. Fein attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated cum laude with a degree in Biology. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas in 1982, and has been serving the medical needs of the North Texas community ever since. Dr. Fein is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the Dallas County Medical Society, as well as ACAM, American College for the Advancement of Medicine. Dr. Fein is a board certified physician with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Fein constantly sharpens his medical knowledge with Continuing Medical Education in Testosterone therapy, Bio-Identical Hormone optimization, weight management strategies, anti-aging interventions, alternative and homeopathic medicine, and other complementary medicine regimens.

Specialties
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Preventive Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

203 Answers
170 Agrees
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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Nope: Along with Vitamins D, E, and K, Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin and you can run the risk of toxicity. The best bets are OTC skin preparations rec... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
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No: By now, it has been proven that the vaccine/autism connection was a massive fraud. Depriving your child of protection from life-threatening illnesses... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
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No: Fluconazole (diflucan) is a commonly prescribed oral medication for yeast. The pdr does not mention decreased milk supply as a side effect of flucona... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Post-partum: The previous history of depression does put one at much greater risk for post-partum depression. In some studies, the risk for "ppd" approaches 50%, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Hormonal imbalance: Galactorrhea (breast milk production when not pregnant) can be caused by multiple events. Although our first thought is a pituitary (brain) overprodu... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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No: Androgel is a prescription testosterone gel and should never be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding. The theoretical and realistic risks of testos... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Riboflavin is also known as vitamin b2. Taking a separate supplement isn't usually necessary, as most of the b family (b1, b2, b6, b12, folate, (foli... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Tylenol, (acetaminophen) topical rub: Many OTC meds are safe in pregnancy, including Acetaminophen (tylenol) for muscle aches and pains. Topical rubs and patches (ben-gay, icy-hot) are als... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Rare: Despite lots of "stories, " the truth is severe complications (abcess, permanent injury) are very rare. And the reputation that epidurals can cause ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Accupuncture has millions of followers, and there are lots of studies showing the usefulness of accupuncture in pregnancy. The most common uses for p... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Genetic counseling: You should not have to make this decision alone. Almost always, you will be provided with information -- pros, cons, risks, benefits, and alternative... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Most OTC digestive supplements are safe in pregnancy.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Yes: More studies now confirm that if you have had "low transverse" incisions on the uterus (not the skin), then a routine delivery is "relatively safe." ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Three months: Most physicians will recommend at least three months, for multiple reasons. Whether a spontaneous miscarriage or having had a d&c, one desire is to h... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Although some studies indicate a tiny risk of miscarriage if the mother's core body temperature rises above 102, common sense says that warm baths are... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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No: What do you mean by "showing?" do you mean a pregnancy bulge over your jeans? For the most part, a first-trimester pregnant uterus (12 weeks maximum... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
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Accupuncture: Different cultures, especially eastern cultures, have utilized alternative, or natural pain relief methods for not only childbirth, but also surgical ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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No: Although the scenario sounds scary, it is actually fairly common to find a "nuchal cord, " an umbilical cord wrapped around the neck, as well as a sho... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Birth control pills have been rarely blamed for hair loss, but there are much more common causes for alopecia: stress, low thyroid hormone (hypothyroi... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Normal weight gain: For some women, stretch marks are inevitable, simply due to their heredity, tissue health, nutrition, and other factors. But, in my experience, the m... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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No: Retinoic acid is the active ingredient in Accutane, a drug used to treat severe acne. This chemical has been found to be significantly dangerous throu... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Although there are no official studies for "flagyl" in pregnancy, millions of pregnant women have been prescribed this medication for bacterial vagino... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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No: All pregnant women will produce a vaginal "discharge" due to the normal, healthy production of cervical and vaginal mucus. Leaking clear fluid is alw... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Increased pigment: Chloasma, or "mask of pregnancy, " is an increased pigmentation across the face and cheeks due to the high levels of estrogen in pregnancy. Estrogen ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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3-5 days: Most consumer pregnancy tests now rival medical office pregnancy tests in technology and accuracy. The earlier the test, however, the more likely the... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Unfortunately, the truthful answer to the question is yet, but in many cases, we will see many women with fibromyalgia and certain other auto-immune d... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Pancreatic enzymes are natural chemicals that help break down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates, and are available in prescription and non-prescriptio... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Pyridoxine, or vitamin b6, is not only safe to take, but it is an important component of your prenatal vitamin make-up. Pyridoxine is crucial to the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Morbid obesity is one of the 3 risk factors for pregnancy complications (along with high blood pressure and diabetes), so weight-loss surgery actually... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Many over-the-counter products claim to "treat" stretch marks, such as cocoa butter, vitamin E cream, etc. One particular product has done clinical t... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
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NO!: Lotrel (amlodipine and benazepril) is one of a class of medications that can actually harm a developing fetus, cause abnormal development, and even fe... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
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Aerobic exercises: Aerobic exercises are great for pregnancy -- walking, stair-machine, recumbent or upright bicycle, swimming, low-impact aerobics. Clinical studies ha... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Lots of tv comedies wouldn't have any shows without pregnancy for a topic! to be serious, emotional changes are definitely common due to the dramatic... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Although not mandatory, too many studies now show omega3 fish oil supplementation during pregnancy can help improve fetal brain development; strengthe... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Pregnancy: Unfortunately, the obvious answer is pregnancy. Other than that, natural family planning is hormone free, device free, and prescription free.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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No break necessary: Another old wives' tale disproved -- years of research and real world use has shown that constant, years long use of bcps is not dangerous, but actual... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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> 70 is great: Hdl (high-density lipoprotein) isn't really a cholesterol measurement to begin with....It's a carrier protein that assists in transporting away and de... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
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Contractions: However, many things are involved, and most contractions can be subtle enough that many women may not feel them. .Also, passing your mucus plug does ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Very: A serum (blood) pregnancy test (in certain labs) can detect a pregnancy as early as 7 days after fertilization, or 7 days before the expected menstrua... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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Still positive: Most urine pregnancy tests cannot measure HCG levels in the urine below 25 or 30 units. Also, if the urine was not your first morning urine, and ther... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
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Yes: Depo-provera is a great contraceptive for short term (2 years or so), but it can cause some side-effects. It may cause a depression or worsen a pre-e... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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99% when cancer: Ca-125 is 99% accurate if an ovarian cyst or tumor happens to be cancer. The problem with this blood test is that it is very inaccurate when there is... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Measures a protein: The ca-125 test is a blood test that detects a protein in the blood that is produced by malignant ovarian cells. It is used to help determine if an o... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
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No: Massage during pregnancy is a great way to relief stress, help with aching joints, and relieve lower back pain. There are no risks to pre-natal massa... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
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Protection response: Any igg antibody is your body's response to exposure to an infection, such as a bacteria or virus (antigen). A positive result means you have immunit... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Miscarriage: Apa, along with lupus anti-coagulant antibody, are two antibodies that attack the areas in the cell wall of growing tissue, especially the fast-growin... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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SAFE for most women: Hrt (and its reputation and safety) constantly changes as new studies come out. Here is the best 2012 review: in patients with no increased risk of b... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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Multiple benefits: In both men and women who have been diagnosed with "low-t, " many clinical studies have reported increased energy, sleep improvement, increased muscle... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
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> 400 - 500: Although the goal is to have your total cholesterol result below 200, some people, despite their healthy eating and exercise, can carry genetics that ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
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Alternative therapy: The key to fibromyalgia treatment is using multiple modalities for pain and fatigue relief. Many of these are safe in pregnancy, such as: omega3 fish ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I think American doctors are portrayed as demons when it comes to labor. I agree with your answer completely and my ob was the same way :)
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Thanks for your quick reply! I was still wondering if their was a medicine that I can take to help me cough up this tar?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. First time mom to be. I'm so worried about everything.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
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