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Dr. Lesley Meister

Obstetrics and Gynecology
San Francisco, CA

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Office

San Francisco, CA

Address

3838 California Street, Suite 812, San Francisco, CA
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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If it has been six hours since you first placed the diaphragm, then to remain an effective birth control the diaphragm should be removed and more cont... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Deep Vein Thrombosis: Pregnant women are more prone to forming blood clots in the deep veins of the leg and pelvis, especially with immobility associated with bedrest.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Decreasing the amount of harmful chemicals and pesticides during pregnancy is a good idea, however some foods are not exposed to the same level of che... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ibuprofen: Later in pregnancy Ibuprofen can cause disruptions in fetal circulation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Although there have been no issues with Lunesta (eszopiclone) in animals, there are no studies available showing its safety in human pregnancies.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It only takes about 2 weeks for the pregnancy hormones to leave your body during which time 66% of postpartum women will experience "baby blues." a m... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: All women should try to be active during pregnancy. If not previously active, then moderate activity such as walking or swimming 30 minutes a day is r... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You may not need any: If you are exclusively breastfeeding, the intervals between feeding or expressing breastmilk is less than 6 hours and you are less than 6 months postp... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Interrupts hormones: Mifepristone (aka ru 486) works by interrupting the pregnancy hormones which support the growth of the growing fetus and placenta. About 48 hours lat... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lesley Meister
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Methadone may have an affect on fetal growth, however compared to illicit drug users, fetal outcomes are improved with Methadone users.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Meister is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Meister is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Where I have to go abortion close to my home
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
MD
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