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Dr. Maxwell Dartey

Obstetrics and Gynecology
San Pedro, CA
male

Locations

Maxwell A. Dartey, MD Inc.

San Pedro, CA

Address

1360 West 6th Street, Suite #220, West Building, San Pedro, CA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 12am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(310) 241-1357

Insurances accepted

Aetna

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About

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: California

Doctor Q&A

28 Answers
15 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: These could be signs of early pregnancy. Additional signs are nausea, sensation of abdominal bloating, dull lower abdominal cramping, sensation of f... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chest pain: Please see your PCP if symptoms persist. You need to be checked to rule out problems with your chest wall, left breast, heart, lung, and left shoulder... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lump in left labium: The most common cause of such a lump is retention of secretion in a gland called Bartholin's gland. This gland participates in lubrication of the vagi... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
C. section delivery.: Not necessarily. The decision on how to deliver the 2nd pregnancy depends on the problems which led to the first c. section. These problems usually in... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Braxton Hicks: You are probably having Braxton Hicks contractions. These contractions can sometimes be quite painful. Make sure that you stay hydrated. Labor pains u... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast pain: Breast pain can be CYCLICAL (ie related to your menstrual hormonal changes) or NONCYCLICAL ( ie unrelated to your menstrual hormonal changes) Cyclica... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not all sperms: Sperms which manage to enter the cervical canal may not be accessible to soap and water in the vagina. If you are worried about getting pregnant, you ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gyn consult: What was your complaint. Did your referring Physician explain to you the reason for the gyn referral and scan. The Gynecologist will ask you about you... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
"off " period: Since you have been having unprotected sex, please get a pregnancy test in the near future.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal bleeding.: With the information given this may represent menstrual bleeding with ovarian cyst. You will need to give more information to make it possible to con... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal bleeding.: I am assuming that the bleeding described follows 3 months of absence of menses. If my assumption is true you should be checked to make sure that you ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal discharge: Profuse, purulent vaginal discharge may be due to vaginal infection caused by bacteria, Trichomonas, or Yeast. A foreign object like forgotten tampon ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Is she pregnant: If you think that you are pregnant get a pregnancy test. Repeat the test a week or two later if you are trying to get pregnant and the initial test i... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Delayed menses: Although your pregnancy test is negative you should have yourself checked to find the reason for your 'killing' back pain. A PCP or Gynecologist may b... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You need check up.: You need to checked to find out what this discharge means. It may represent vaginal infection or bowel movement from your baby. Both these conditions ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound at 4wks.: Some ultrasound machines are unable pick up pregnancies as early as 4 weeks. If you are not bleeding or in pain, wait another couple of weeks and re... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Delayed menses.: Please get a pregnancy test .If you are pregnant the bleeding may be due to implantation or threatened abortion. Most episodes of implantation bleedi... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
3wks pregnant + pain: 3 weeks pregnancy should not normally cause you arm or shoulder pain. Left pelvic discomfort may be due to a cyst from the egg from which you got preg... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovary, pain: This pain may originate from a in the left ovary. If it becomes persistent and worsening please get a check up.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: You need to have a pregnancy test to see if you have had a miscarriage.If your pregnancy test is negative then you have probably had a menstrual perio... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get a check up.: If this "stringy stuff" looks fleshy, especially if it is accompanied by pelvic cramps and/or vaginal bleeding,, it will be advisable to get a check u... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Earlier menses.: With a history of irregular menses prior to your using "birth control" this early onset of your menses is not surprising.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fertile window: Your 'fertile window' depends on how regular your menstrual cycles are. Your day of probable ovulation determines your fertile window. The safety of... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal bump: The area you describe contain, on bith side, glands which participate in the lubrication of the vagina. There is a gland, called Bartholin's gland, wh... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
'Period cramps': Get a pregnancy test if the cramps persist. If they get worse get a check up.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovulatory symptoms: These symptoms may be related to ovulation. Get a pregnancy test if you have a delay in the onset of your menses. Thanks
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maxwell Dartey
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal distress: Fetal distress is a term which is used to indicate that the fetus, ( ie baby inside the womb) is in trouble. This trouble usually occurs during labor... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dartey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dartey is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) Thank you, i just wanted to know the chances of me being pregnant
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This saved my life. Thank you. I really appreciate the swift response.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Lausanne Faculty of Medicine, Switzerland
Graduated 1972MD

Residency

OB/GYN
Completed 1976

Residency

OB/GYN
Completed 1978
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