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Dr. Jan Rydfors

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Redwood City, CA
35 years experience

Locations

Office

Redwood City, CA

Address

Bay Area Fertility and Pregnancy Specialists, 401 Warren St, Ste 300, Redwood City, CA
Directions

Office

Redwood City, CA

About

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

6 Answers
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: Nosebleeds are very common in pregnancy. Many women will experience them for the first time while pregnant. They are due to an increase in blood vesse... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: Bikini waxing is safe in pregnancy. You will often have more hair on your body and your skin will often be more sensitive when you are pregnant but ot... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Common: 80% of women have fibroids. They are benign muscle growths in your uterus. Pregnancy estrogen makes them double in size during the first trimester. No... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Iron and stretching: Restless leg syndrome is when you have spontaneous and unpleasant movements in your legs. It happens often at night and is very common (10% of all peo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Valtrex (valacyclovir) for 7 days: Shingles is when dormant chickenpox virus reactivates and causes painful blisters on limited areas of your skin. It will often appear with pregnancy a... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Rydfors
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Usually Not Serious: Platelets are made in your bone marrow. A platelet is a blood component and helps your blood to clot. If your platelet count is over 500 000, it is f... Read More

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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Nov 12, 2012
An amazing knowledgeable doctor who uses Integrative medicine to treat patients and ties all the symptoms together, rather than separating each individual symptom. Very caring and gives any amount of...Read More
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rydfors is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rydfors is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for this response. I am 22 weeks pregnant and have a mild case of Shingles. I was prescribed the generic form of Valtrex .
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1987MD

Medical/Graduate school

Stanford University School of Medicine, CA
MD

Awards

Residency Teaching Award, Stanford Medical Center
Patient's Choice Award
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