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Dr. Walter Kobasa

Obstetrics and Gynecology
newark, DE
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

newark, DE

Address

3519 silverside road, suite 204, 2707 kirkwood highway, newark, DE
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00am
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Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Medicaid

United healthcare

About

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
1 month after period: the newer pregnancy test can be positive one month after your last period
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
not necessarily: White cell can be present with various types of infection, bacterial vaginosi, yeast which are not std's but std can also cause white cells get ch... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
depends: Get a pregancy test if negative not uncommon to be late. If it does not start, get checked.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
always possible: Your period can be late after taking Plan B it can also be late from increased workload and stress. Since you took Plan B while on your period you a... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
DO NOT KNOW: Do a pregnancy test to find out. Symptoms could be present if you are pregnant or not.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Get checked: if you have gonorrhea there are a few different medications that are used to treat it. They are all prescription drugs youy doctor will need to pres... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Ultrasound: An ultrasound will be able to tell if cyst on ovary.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Varies: Usually the weight gain will stabilize. Make sure you look at other causes for weight gain ie diet decrease exercise, since loestrin usually does ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Normal: It is normal. In most people both breasts are not the same. Most people do not notice the difference. In your case it appears to be more of a probl... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Sort of: People usually ovulate 14 days later which give most people a 28 day cycle.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Get checked: Since your perio is late get a pregnancy test. If positive get checked. It could be normal or another problem.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Nothing: A cyst that small probably related to ovulation will usually resolve on its own time is usually the best cure.
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A member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Fairly good: Early bloood test that give a number in combination with the last period can give a faily accurate due date. A ultrasound in 2 weeks could pinpoint w... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Variable: Some people with gonnorrhea show no symptoms for a long time. But most develop a discharge or pelvic pain withi a few weeks.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No: As long as your overall health is good, you would not atomaticaklly be classified as a high risk pregnacy. Age wise there is a slightly higher risk o... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Sometimes: Occasionally after sex you can have bleeding. It could come from the cervix from penetration. Also you could have a small vaginal or vulvar tear.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Contact: Babies in mothers exposed to chlamyia could get clamydia when passing through the vaina. Almost all hospitals in the us treat baby with an antiobiti... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Varied: It can vary from no symptoms picke up by a screenig test to pelvic pain and discharge. The doctor doen not tell your partner, but you should. Also m... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Many: Women with multiple pregnancies are at higher risk for preterm labor with subsequent preterm delivery. The more babies the earlier to patient usually... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Very Good: Most people who had regular periods prior to using the Depo-Provera will usually return to having normal periods. This would give you the normal chan... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Various medications may cause you periods to stop, as well as, the underlying reason why you are taking the medication.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Do not worry: If you are going through ivf not much can be done hopefully the ivf works and 9 months later will have a great outcome from that weight gain. Good ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Not necessarily: Many causes of secondary amenorrhea. Get a pregnacy test , which will give a quick answer.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possibly: Do a pregnancy test and you will know if you are pregnant or not.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Surgery: Both mid wive and obgyns can delivery low risk pregnancies and do well women exams. An obgyn can do what mid wives can plus high risk pregnacies and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Get checked: There are many reasons why you might not have gotten pregnant in 18 month. Talk with you doctor to start evaualting why pregancy has not yet occurre... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Many: Depending on a permanent or reversible. From a tubal ligation, essure to reversible....Paraguard, Mirena (levonorgestrel) NuvaRing birth control pill... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Sometimes: Insertion of the Mirena (levonorgestrel) in a person never having a child could cause some discomfort.. Most physicians will advise you to take a non ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Hpv is sexually transmitted. Many people who have it, do not transmit the virus to the other partner. There is really no good way to prevent the pa... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possibly: Still bleeding 6 weeks out could be ectopic pregnancy. Need to do pregnancy test asap and be evaluated by your physician.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possibly: Some studies show that metformin can help some of the problems with pcos. Hopefully it will help you acheive pregnancy, but if you do not get pregna... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
YES: Get a pregnancy test. If negative probably period. If pregnant get checked to determine the cause of the bleeding during pregnancy.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Many things: It can tell if there is an infection, anemia and many other things depending on the results and your history and physical examination.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
NO: Once you know you are pregants, take it out and everything should be ok.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: The ultrasound machine takes and records measurements. They can calculate to age of the baby. Ask the person who ordered it, they will be able to gi... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No: This means you are immune to rubella most people received a vaccine in childhood. This is why you are immune to rubella. Very few people actually g... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Get checked: You physician will either send you for a urine analysis and culture, treat you with antibiotics , or both.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Get checked: Your doctor should be able to determine what this is.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possible infection: Could be infection get checked by your doctor.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No: Has no affect on facial skin.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Highly unlikey: Being on birth control with underwear on and no penetration highly unlikey.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
get checked: A speculum exam can tell the source of bleeding, and of course knowing the date of your last period.
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A member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Unsure: It is rare to have any residual pain after a vaginal us especially after 6 weeks. If persists get checked.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Many possibilities: Fibroid, polyps problems with the uterine lining are a few causes. Get evaluated!
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Within a week: You are 38 days after your period or about 5 1/2 weeks a pregnancy test would usually be positive at this time.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possibly: You always could have been pregnant. If concerned do a pregnancy test to make sure. Other things can cause the same symptoms. If persists get check... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
get checked: A tender lump in the vagina could be a Bartholin's cyst. Your doctor after checking you should be able to determine what it is.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Variable: Some people the pill after a few months helps with acne, but in others it has little effect.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
probably normal: Prior to ovulation women get thin watery discharge. After ovulation some spotting may occur with the discharge getting thicker mucous9sticky).
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Not usually: A cyst is on the ovary. A gestation sac is an sign of early pregnancy in the uterus. A gsetation sac forms about 5 weeks after your last period.
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Dr. Wa;ter Kabasa has answered many questions carefully and thoughtfully. He appreciates the issues that are urgent, and those that are not quite. His answers reveal kindness as well.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kobasa is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kobasa is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you I have been to a couple of my family's design but still having the problem and my friends don't have the specialists I need
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I've been nervous about this and really appreciate your fast reply! :)
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Thanks for your quick reply! I meant what's the difference between the two. Is one lighter?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

St. George's University School of Medicine, Grenada
Graduated 1984MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Delaware - Summer
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Delaware - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Wilmington Region, DE - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Christiana care health system
Christiana Hospital
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