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Dr. Richard Chudacoff

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Las Vegas, NV
33 years experience

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Office

Las Vegas, NV

Address

653 N Town Center Dr, Suite 508, Las Vegas, NV
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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Depends: Unfortunately it really depends on the office. However, in my opinion, you should not have to pay for pictures taken in a physician's office during a ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: Ovarian cyst removal certainly can be done during a cesarean section. We will often remove easy access cysts, but we will not remove fibroids. The ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: Yes, as long as you do not have an incompetent cervix or other conditions that require low pressure conditions, such as pulmonary hypertension or arte... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Abnormal blood cells: Sickle cell disease occurs when there is an abnormal type of hemoglobin in blood cells. Thought to be a survivor advantage against malaria, when these... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Unisom and vit b6: The following formula can be purchased over-the-counter. Unisom nighttime sleep aid (doxylamine succinate 25 mg) (not maximum strength unisom sleep... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: If the eating disorder has been corrected and this woman has re-established normal cyclic menses then from an ovulation perspective there should be no... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
To avoid menses: The 'period' you have on birth control pills or NuvaRing is a chemical period, because the Progesterone and estrogen are removed. It is not a 'real' p... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
At every visit: You should always tell your doctor all the medications you are taking at each and every visit.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: There is no reason why they cannot be treated, however unless blocking the birth canal they can be watched. Often they will regress after the delivery... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Depends on LMP: We usually recommend removal. While removal might cause you to lose the pregnancy, leaving the IUD increases the risk for severe intrauterine infectio... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
No: Either the iud was misplaced, or you have some sort of cervical irritation. It is unlikely that the iud string is causing the bleeding. You need to se... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: There is no reason not too, however the further along in pregnancy, the more your center of gravity changes. This could cause loss of balance.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Umbilical discomfort: Your umbilicus (belly button) can be sore for numerous reasons, but the most common are: 1. You are washing it either too much, or 2. You are washing ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: If pregnant, it is very common for hands to become numb secondary to temporary carpal tunnel syndrome. The best cure for this would be to wear wrist s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Two things: What is the purpose of the belly button? Why do kiwis have such a strange covering and can you eat it? Actually, I am being facetious, there is not... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
No: Probably not, although spicy foods can worsen heartburn caused by reflux, a very common situation in pregnancy.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: Water is probably the best diet drink you can drink during pregnancy. Soft drinks, whether diet or not, are usually not the best drinks in pregnancy. ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: Usually we recommend you wait 6 weeks after delivery to start up your exercise regimen. This allows your ligaments and tendons, which did soften durin... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Dilation : Green nipple discharge is usually caused by ductal extasia, which is a dilation of a breast duct with a back up of secretions. Usually not cancerous y... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
PNV: First of all, start taking prenatal vitamins- Folic Acid and dha are important for normal fetal development. Second, we need to know the cause of the ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Maybe: If the abortion was performed in a way that caused adhesions or scar tissue in the uterus then those adhesions (synechea) could prevent pregnancy. How... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Depends: If the numbers keep falling then you might not need surgery. Also, use of Methotrexate might obviate the need for surgery as well.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
See your GYN: Differential diagnosis is pregnancy, menopause, annovulation or other hormonal imbalances. If your pregnancy test is negative, then you should have a ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Laceration: She may have a cut inside the vagina. She should see a woman's health professional.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
Yes: If it is the first outbreak then there is a risk to the fetus, regardless of the type of delivery. A congenital infection can have devastating effects... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
89 %: Plan b or emergency hormonal contraception is almost 90% effective if it is used within 72 hours of intercourse, and there has only been one ejaculati... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chudacoff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chudacoff is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 11, 2012
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the baby stopped kicking and my uters wasnt growing, basically a stillborn is what they called it, my period are iregular never know when i got them..somehow there wasnt dnough blood traveling to the ...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albany Medical College, NY
Graduated 1989MD
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