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Dr. Gregory Gapp

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hopkinsville, KY
41 years experience

Locations

Office

Hopkinsville, KY

Address

OB/GYN Associates, 1717 High Street Suite 4, Hopkinsville, KY
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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

64 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: You are only able to get pregnant when you ovulate which has nothing to do with your cervix being open. Ovulation is an unpredictable event so start ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: I am unaware of any "natural" cures for hives in the pregnant or nonpregnant state. Hives are tough to diagnose and treat in the best of circumstance... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Not our decision: That decision can only be made by your daughter and her orthopedic surgeon with mutual agreement between he two of them.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Infection: Most frequent cause: urinary tract infection ( also includes bladder infection) next most common cause: urinary tract stone ( kidney stone) next b... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: The two conditions are unrelated to one another.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Unlikely: While there should not be any direct link between fibroids, your menstrual period, and crohn's disease flares, it might be difficult to differentiate ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Less than 1%: While it certainly possible to miscarry prior to confirmation of pregnancy, I do not receive many queries or meet many patients who have had that expe... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Probably not: Unless there has been some unhealed injury to your reproductive organs, it should not be harmful to resume sexual intercourse 3 weeks after delivery. ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: Through assisted reproductive technology, an egg could be retrieved and fertilized. A surrogate mother would need to be available to successfully com... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
IUGR: 2 big problems with smoking during pregnancy: decreased placental blood flow resulting in decreased nutrients and oxygenation for the baby resulting ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: This would be a very challenging and complex problem to manage, but it is possible for a comatose patient who is otherwise stable to continue a pregna... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Good: Dha is believed to be important in fetal brain development so i believe that fish oil supplements taken in moderation might help and will not hurt.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: Estradiol is not effective to prevent conception. The progestational component of the birth control pill such as norethindrone, norgestimate, drosperi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
FSH,LH: Gnrh stimulates follicle stimulating hormone & luteinizing hormone which stimulates the ovary to produce estrogen and Progesterone which stimulates ov... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Possible, unlikely: While it is certainly possible to have similar pain as round ligament pain despite not being pregnant, i doubt the pain in question is "round ligament... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Up to 12 weeks: A urine drug screen for Cocaine can remain positive for up to 12 weeks following the last ingestion or use.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Prometrium (micronized progesterone) : Prometrium (micronized progesterone) is progesterone. It is a prescription pill.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Add 38 weeks : The due date is normally 40 weeks from the first day of the last menstrual period based upon an assumption that ovulation occurs on day 14. If one kn... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Not likely: Keep the room well ventilated and you should be fine. On the other hand, if you do not want paint the room yourself, tell your husband that the doctor... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
3 to 4 weeks: If both partners are treated, your test should negative in a month maybe sooner, depends on the std.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes if necessary: The only circumstance that requires treatment is if the condyloma are obstructing the birth canal. Otherwise treatment for condyloma is elective duri... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: No, unless you have a history of herpes or lesions that look suspicious. Sometimes a pap smear can see cells that look suspicious for herpes which m... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: Warts are lesions caused from the hpv virus and can been seen by the naked eye or under the microscope which is also known as colposcopy. The presenc... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Depends on the cause: You need to discuss this with your health care provider.
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
It should go away: Irregular bleeding when first starting the pill is relatively common. I encourage my patients to stay with any new pill for 3 cycles before changing ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Coincidence: I know of no physiologic reason a pelvic exam should be associated with or cause a grand mal seizure. If this did occur, it was most likely a coincid... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
See your provider: While this complaint is usually from a relatively harmless cause such as a hemorrhoid or rectal fissure, it could be serious and that determination ne... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Its not easy: There is no easy way to lose weight, be you young, old, pregnant, nonpregnant, recently pregnant, male or female. Calorie expenditure must be greater... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Failure to ovulate: Give it another week. If still no period, recheck pregnancy test. If at that time, still no period, recheck preg test. If still neg and no period, c... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: The baby is currently living in a bag of water, unfettered by gravity, able to do somersaults at will. Typically the fetal presenting part will pretty... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Contact provider: Odds are that your symptoms as presented in the question are harmless but there is no way to verify that without an evaluation by your health care pro... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
History and physical: There usually is no specific test to obtain for pp endometrtis. It is known as a clinical diagnosis which means its diagnosed based upon symptoms (whi... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No specfic tests: Routine post partum visits include weight, blood pressure, maybe a blood count, to answer questions, screen for post partum depression, pelvic exam, a... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: There are no long term effects on future reproduction from use of the morning after pill.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Multiple follicles: Your total Progesterone level could be elevated without actual ovulation occurring if you have multiple follicles making Progesterone but without a do... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Pregnant or not?: In a nutshell, there are 2 types of spotting (abnormal bleeding). Either from abnormal hormone production or from a lesion in the reproductive tract ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
20 weeks: If you know exactly what to listen for, the room is quiet, good stethoscope and thin patient, 20 weeks if you are lucky. Otherwise, probably not befo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No baby: A hydatidiform mole is not a baby. It is abnormal placental development, which requires a D&C for treatment and followup to assure that it has all b... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Quit taking drugs: It is not possible to determine what specific effect any given drug could cause with a very early pregnancy. If the drugs are out of your system befo... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: Maternal exposure to mold will not harm the unborn baby.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Chronic conditions: Chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity etc, are more common the older one becomes. This in turn complicates pregnancy accordingly a... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Huge blood supply: Basically the pregnant uterus has a huge blood supply from numerous and very large blood vessels and the organ itself is very large. During surgery f... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Usually: Usually the virus is not looked for unless your pap is abnormal. If it is abnormal, the lab I use will do what is called reflex testing for the prese... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Nothing: You have a 26-27 day menstrual cycle which is completely within normal limits. This means you are ovulating on day 12 or 13 instead of day 14. If yo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Good place to start: It depends upon the capability and resources available at any given health department. At the least, the health department should be able to know whe... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Probably adhesions: Post op incisional pain such as you are describing is pretty common. It is often difficult to know what exactly the pain is from or even where it is c... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: Methyldopa has been the drug of choice for treatment of hypertension during pregnancy since the 1970s or earlier. So the short answer to your questio... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Decreased perfusion: Preeclampsia causes decreased placental blood flow which in turn causes decreased fetal blood flow which causes decreased fetal kidney blood flow whic... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Endometriosis: Must consider possible endometriosis any time you have irregular bleeding and pain with sex. Must also always rule out pregnancy.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gapp is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gapp is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your time. Was looking to confirm/refute several proferred remedies like coconut water, soymilk, canned peaches; will keep look'n
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Thanks for your quick reply! Sir i am male i had sex with unknown without protectionow i am worried
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Thnx doc my OB prescribe this med now i know its safe for me and to my baby

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, ND
Graduated 1981MD
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