Dr. Kathryn Mercer

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Palo Alto, CA
34 years experience

Locations

Office

Palo Alto, CA

Address

435 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA
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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

78 Answers
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mercer
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contact dermatitis: I am assuming that as an intelligent woman that you are using condoms religiously. They are impregnated with spermacide, which can be very irritating ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mercer
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check another test: The morning after pill is hormones. It can throw your cycle off, so it may have just delayed your ovulation. But it also isn't 100% effective. You ... Read More
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2 thanks
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mercer
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Only need one: When one ovary is removed, the other takes up the slack, but at your age, it is not surprising that you are having menopausal symptoms. I presume the ... Read More
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6 thanks

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mercer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mercer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks! My dermatologist perscribed some kenalog spray (was using Clobex before pregnancy) to use and I was just very nervous about using it during pregnancy.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1987MD
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