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Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Austin, TX
24 years experience

Locations

Office

Austin, TX

Address

Capital Ob/Gyn Associates of Texas, 12201 Renfert Way, Ste 325, Austin, TX
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
See your gyn: I have seen this possibility a number of times. However, post-coital bleeding should be evaluated by your gyn. Depending on your menopausal status and... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Indications: Hysterectomy can be a wonderful treatment for women when the approach matches the medical need. Unfortunately, hysterectomy has, at times, been over o... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Most likely none: It is quite common for infants to experience a slow heart rate during contractions when mother is pushing. However, if the infant is experiencing slow... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No: Postmenopausal also produce a natural lubrication. The discharge may be clear, white or slight yellow. You should consult your obg if you see bleeding... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Day 20-21: Normal cycles range from every 21 days to every 35 days. Most women ovulate approximately 14 days prior to the start of a new cycle. So if you cycle e... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
So many fun options!: Recently i started taking my girls, 5 and 8, to a local high school track. We bring their razors or their bikes and they race along side me around the... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Low dose NSAID: Well, it's been a while since I played on league but I do continue to swim and tri regularly. At cycle time, a scheduled dose of ibuprofen daily with ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No: Nexplanon is a continuous low dose Progesterone that is not affected by other medications. It's one of many advantages of a long acting contraceptive.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Pregnancy problems: Two uterus - or uterine didelphys, occurs when female embryos are developing. Some women have a complete duplication of the uterus and the cervix, whi... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Exercise, nutrition: Skin contains elastin which allows it to stretch and then tighten like a rubberband. Most women are disappointed to learn that this can take up to 12 ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Consult a derm: I would recommend a consultation with a dermatologist. Most acne improves with the use of a birth control pill. However, symptoms may persist. A derma... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
6-8 cm: Women who have not had a previous pregnancy typically have a uterine length of 4-6 cm. Women who have had a pregnancy may measure a little larger at 6... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: Unfortunately, removal of the uterus (hysterectomy) does not treat ovarian cysts. I would recommend seeing your ob/gyn for a sono to evaluate the ovar... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
6 weeks: You should discuss with your ob/gyn at your postpartum appt. There are pros and cons on when and what birth control to use postpartum. Also, be sure t... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Depends: Your health status entering pregnancy is your best guide to health risks. I would recommend establishing care with an ob/gyn and a maternal fetal medi... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Sometimes: I always caution my patients about the varied information available on the internet. I usually refer patients to acog, the mayo clinic, and pregnancy ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No period: Most women suspect pregnancy after missing a period. Other women will also experience breast tenderness, fatigue and nausea. Urine pregnancy tests ava... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Uterine cancer: Unfortunately, leiomyosarcoma is a form of uterine cancer defined by the specific types of cells seen at the microscopic level. This is different from... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
No long term: Like any other part of the body, a forceful trauma can result in bruising and swelling. This will most likely resolve over a week or two and is unlike... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Push-ups!: And I am not referring to a style of bra. Exercises that strengthen the pectoralis major improve muscle support under the breast tissue. Also, maintai... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Vaginal: Vaginal delivery is still considered to be the safest option for most mothers depending on the particulars of her pregnancy. Morbidly obese gravidas, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: Amoxicillin is in a class of antibiotics called penicillins. These are safe in pregnancy and lactation. It sounds like your obg is treating you for an... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
BMI: Appropriate weight gain during your pregnancy depends on your starting bmi. In general, women who start in their ideal bmi range should expect to gain... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Vacuum to move air: As I am sure you are already aware, the flow rate equation refers to fluid principles which do not readily explain human breathing. Boyles law is used... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mushtaler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mushtaler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! It's been a very touchy family issue. Thank you so much.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1998MD
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