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Dr. Joseph Valenti

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Denton/Frisco, TX
28 years experience male

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Denton/Frisco, TX

Address

Denton/Frisco, TX
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About

Bio

Married with twin sons Worked in Cancer research for 3 years prior to Medical school Hobbies include Antique car restoration and collecting Antique trains Sit on the the Board of the Physicians Foundation, which empowers Doctors and improves Healthcare Sit on the Governing Board of North Texas Hospital Former Chief of Staff of North Texas Hospital Former OB/GYN Department Chairman 3 times

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

41 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
There is risk, but..: The biggest risk for getting pre-eclampsia is having had it before. Age , weight and hypertension are also risks. Hellp (as you know), can be very dan... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Maybe...: If that weight estimate was done by sono, you need to know that sonos done near term are not very accurate at guessing weight. If it is a correct esti... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: Hpts measure urine HCG levels, which peak early but are present during pregnancy and after delivery. If any confusion, do a blood HCG test.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: In the 3 days before and after ovulation, given how long sperm can stay alive in the female genital tract.
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Sure!: Cycling four times a year is fine, although that period may be heavier.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Very likely, yes: The stains and medicines used during colposcopy cab result in a dark brown discharge. This would not effect other forms of intimacy.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Foreplay?: Perhaps not enough foreplay to cause relaxation and time for lubrication to develop.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not sure: What you mean. Are you saying you are pregnant? If so, do not delay after 41 1/2 to 42 weeks. The risk of fetal loss rises after that.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Depends: If you are obese, lose weight. A 10% loss in weight can help return periods to nl. Also, a birth control pill will regulate your periods.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not likely: With a normal intrauterine pregnancy, the HCG numbers should double every 2-3 days. These numbers are suspicious for an ectopic pregnancy, which can b... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Likely, yes: If sono is nl, then could be growth and stretching of the uterus and placental attachment. Can also occur after coitus.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
A biopsy of placenta: It is a small biopsy of the developing placenta taken to analyze the chromosomal makeup of that fetus, i.e. Genetic testing.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: Some like tylenol (acetaminophen) are class a drugs and totally safe. Class b drugs are almost always safe as well. If you have a question about a spe... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
No.: Bloody discharge is normal for up to 6 weeks, but a yellow discharge with odor may indicate bacterial vaginosis or vaginitis. See you doctor about an... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Probably not: A cyst that size requires surgery because it can twist on itself and therein the blood supply to the ovary can be cut off and the ovarian tissue will ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes, it can be: Weight bearing exercise helps bone building by causing remodeling of bone and by stimulating the bone building cells to lay down new bone. To the e... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Ovulatory pain: Can be caused by release of fluid and or blood with the egg that is released into the pelvic cavity and sensed as pain in the midline or opposite side... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Why was D&C done?: If for a miscarriage, then your doctor must make sure that your HCG blood test numbers are coming down to zero. If for a gyn reason, then some irre... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Likely yes: Unfortunately, a history of regular periods does not mean all of your periods will be right on time. Occasional break through bleeding or mid cycle bl... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Ectopic breast tissu: You likely have some breast tissue that extends up into the axilla coming form the tail of the breast which is engorged while lactating. It will reced... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Likely no risk: 5 days of Metronidazole cream will likely not cause any harm. Less of the cream is absorbed into the bloodstream, so the risk is more theoretical than... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Possibly: You could be pregnant even though you have not missed a period. A urine test can be positive in less than one week after conception. If the pain does ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Blood loss?: If your period is really heavy, you could actually be getting anemic during it and therein dizzy. You should talk to you gyn about this.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
There are many: I practice yoga, and while I am not sure of all of the names of the exact poses, pregnancy yoga is wonderful for stretching the hips, legs and back an... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Do nothing: If there is no pain or bleeding problem, leave it alone. Especially if it is not enlarging.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Many things: A birth control pill can reduce the both the length of the menses and the pain before and during menses. Also, Ibuprofen taken in standard doses prior... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not sure: Don't know to which rct you are referring, but bed rest in general has very few benefits and many risks (including clot development) in pregnancy exce... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Possibly: If your lh surge is in the 16-20 day range and you had coitus day 21, it is possble, although sperm can survive for up to 72 hours. Check a home preg.... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Dont worry: Try to know when you are ovulating (mid-cycle or day 14) and try coitus every other day the 3 days before and after that day. Your chances of conceivi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Maybe: Withdrawal is not a birth control method! ejaculation occurs before a man can feel it happening. Check a pregnancy test.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: It will move and flex with your body, so exercise will not do any harm to a fibroid.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Worry not.: You are likely trying to break through your NuvaRing and start a period, especially if you have been taking the NuvaRing continuously for endometriosi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
May be light period: Your brown discharge may be old blood which could be a very light period.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Use: Use common sense. Pregnancy is not a disease so don't treat it like one. Eat right, exercise, rest.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
BV: This is likely bacterial vaginosis, but see your gyn to confirm. Btw, the word is vagina.
A member asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not likely: Its less about the equipment and more about timing. An ultrasound done in the first 6-8 weeks of gestation is very accurate, with a +/- of one week or... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: I don't think you should in any way feel "jealous" of the attention your baby is getting. Its just natural for people to feel excited about a new pers... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: Yes. Some people call it "pregnancy brain". Its a little annoying but transient and resolves after pregnancy.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Perhaps: In early pregnancy implantation of the embryo into the uterine lining can cause some light bleeding. Later, there can be many reasons for light bleedi... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Depends...: What kind of surgery did you have? A salpingostomy (opening of tube and removal of ectopic), or a salpingectomy (removal of ectopic and tube)? Also, t... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Valenti
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Little if any change: Body temperature is not monitored in early pregnancy unless infection is suspected. There is a fairly wide range for "normal". Some pregnant patients ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Valenti is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Valenti is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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My doctor said that I ovulated on my left side but when I got a postive on my ovulation kit I was having pain on the right side
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The pain come and go since I ovulated it's now my 12days from ovulation and my temperature is still high in 98.3 to 99.5
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Thanks for your quick reply! Also thank you for not laughing it off and blaming heredity on it as a local doctor did.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, NY
Graduated 1994MD

Awards

Honors in Medical School, Buffalo OB/Gyn Society Residency award winner
Most Influential, First Place, Texarkana, AR - Winter
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Third Place, Arkansas - Winter
2013
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