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Dr. Wayne Ingram

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Austin, TX
male

About

Bio

Wayne State University School of Medicine 1970-1974 University of Maryland OB-GYN Resdency Program 1974-1977 Private Practice in Gynecology, Infertility, and Surgery in Austin Texas since 1977. American Board of OB-GYN Diplomate Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology(FACOG) ACOG and AMA Physician Recognition Award Certificates for Continuing Medical Education(since 1984)

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Re-don "Raincoat": The Dude must put the condom (raincoat) back on properly before engaging in sexual contact so you will not be "rained in" with possible STD's or preg... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rarely but possible: If the sex event occurred greater than 7 to 10 days from the initiation of the period, it is close enough to early ovulation to rarely cause conceptio... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Key sign:bleeding: If you are seeing blood in your urine, damage is already present to the bladder or urethral surface .(epithelial) cells. Passing bladder stones can b... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, if you follow the doctors advice to remain on bed rest. The amniotic fluid is constantly rebuilding and sometimes membrane leaks seal themselves ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal head pressure: The fetuses head is lying on the pubic bone and compressing the nerves to your pelvis. At night use a pillow over your abdomen when sleeping and if p... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, in the vagina: Bowing into the vagina during sexual practices and tightly holding the labia closed can cause an air embolism.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal cells: The biopsy will determine with a "live" sample whether there are any abnormal cells noted with confirmation. or not.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No chance of pregnancy as the semen is only effective by the vaginal not oral route.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolonged period: A 3 week period is not normal even if it is on and off as described. Over several weeks anemia can develop.(low blood levels) You need to see a GYN MD... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need GYN MD exam: A thorough GYN MD exam is needed to assess the severe cramping and the intercourse pain at the episiotomy site. Scarring can cause severe vulvar and v... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Severe headaches at 16 weeks gestation for 4 days should be evaluated immediately by a OB MD as it may be the first sign of Pregnancy Induced Hyperten... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
4th round TKO: You need to see a GYN MD as the pain is signaling that there is an injury to this area and a TKO(technical knockout) for further sexual involvement of... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may be early: It might still be too early to note by palpation fetal movements. However, share this concern with your OB MD and let her/him decide if there is a co... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Partial tube removal: Removing a part of the Fallopian tube( partial salpingectomy) and tying off each end will eliminate the ability of the sperm and egg to meet in that p... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No. Breast pumps are designed to produce the appropriate suction for that purpose. The only exception is an ongoing breast infection can produce soren... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUD still in place?: You need to check vaginally for the IUD strings' presence at the cervical opening to be sure that the IUD is still in its' proper place inside the int... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Myometrial tissue : The myometrium is the muscle layer underneath the lining of the womb(endometrium) and is usually not noted even on a D & C surgical pathology repo... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good idea!: It would be a good idea to utilize a condom during the transition for at least the first month until a period occurs to avoid unintended pregnancy.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tylenol for fever: If your symptoms include a fever, Tylenol if OK with your personal MD.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Provera bleeding: Withdrawal bleeding from Provera use should only last a few days and not 30. Contact your GYN MD and find out why.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may not be B.V.: The pelvic and abdominal pain associated with a vaginal discharge could be a pelvic infection(PID) and not bacterial vaginitis (BV). See a GYN MD for ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
That was it!: That was the withdrawal bleeding (also known as your "period") induced by the Provera.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't know/can't say: I don't know how far along you are in the pregnancy as you did not list your LMP (last menstrual period) nor did you provide the specific b HCG lab sc... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contact your OB MD: The chest pain may be as simple as enlarged uterus stomach compression with "indigestion". However, there are several other more serious causes that o... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple gestations: Multiple ovulation circumstances are often a function of family genetic predisposition. In other words, passed down from generation to generation. Th... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not "clean": The baby will not be "clean" as the chemical effects will impair both the fetal development and produce fetal dependency. Immediately, you need to not... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get OB MD examined: If you are not already doing so for needed prenatal care, see a OB MD and get examined for your answer.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs examination: This problem needs examination by your previous OB MD who performed the C/section as he/she would know how the area was re-sutured to identify the pro... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If you can feel the strings inside the vagina and can trace them to the cervix( which feels like the end of you nose), do you feel something hard in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It is possible that this is the beginning of the miscarriage process, however, it is not uncommon for women to bleed early in the pregnancy and go on ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: The pituitary gland, which is the "center of the menstrual cycle universe" , is attached on a tiny stalk to the brain itself. Input from the higher c... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bladder infection +: You may have a urinary tract and/or bacterial vaginal infection. A GYN MD visit is needed to determine if one or both are present.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
ERT cessation: Quitting estrogen replacement therapy will slightly raise the proportion of testosterone to estrogen in your blood stream and will generally not cau... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Elastic "you tube": No , your vagina is not for public visualization, rather it is a oval collapsed tube with a surrounding layer of elastic constricting it unless expand... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Follow up with MD: You need to follow up with the GYN MD to determine the source of the uterine enlargement. With your family history of various cancers it is imperative... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sexually active?: If you have been recently sexually active, then a STD(sexually transmitted disease) is a serious concern. A trip to the MD is your next step to find ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time to see GYN MD: It is time to see a GYN MD for the myriad of gynecological symptoms and concerns. He/she will be able to assess and treat any problems thereof.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pains of any type: Severe pain of any type indicates the need to see a MD for assessment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
CMG-Cytomegalovirus: You have had a Cytomegalovirus infection if the CMG test is 99.3 IgG positive as a probable cause for this miscarriage. You need to talk to your OB GY... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: Any illness/infection that produces prolonged diarrhea or debilitation can induce pregnancy loss. However, your GYN MD needs to test you (TORCH titer)... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No need: Since both of you are A positive a future first child will not have Rh disease. This would only occur if your wife was A negative and the first baby ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
What did surgeon say: What did your surgeon say? This is important as myomectomy's are done in several different ways. Some are more destructive of the uterine smooth musc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes you should be concerned, and already seeing a OB MD by now who can evaluate those concerns.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may be: This may vey well be the first signs of a period as young girls are starting periods sooner then a generation ago due to better nutrition.. However, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tubal interruptions: Sometimes fallopian tube interruptions also interrupt the blood flow between the ovary and uterus as well. This interrupts hormone flow as well. Endom... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Return to MD: You need to return to the MD who provided the yeast Rx to be certain that the infection has been completely treated and not still present. The worse t... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: It will depend on how extensive the endometriosis was and the necessary time to heal from surgery. Generally, most Fertility MD's prefer not to wait b... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No. the amount of estrogen contained in the oral contraceptive pill is too small to have any impact on your daughter. Besides, the protection from add... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wait and see: This in one whereby you will have to wait and see if the pregnancy progresses, the heartbeat continues, and if bleeding results by your OB GYN MD.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Do a pregnancy test: The best way to find out if you are pregnant in the absence of a menstrual period is to perform a pregnancy test.
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Testimonials
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Mar 2, 2015
Dr. Ingram's responses demonstrate a depth of knowledge about his specialty and are always accurate and phrased so that the questioner can understand them easily. He has a wry sense of humor and I fin...Read More
Jul 20, 2014
I am so impressed with Dr. Ingram's breath of knowledge in obstetrics and gynecology. The information he provides is accurate, understandable, compassionate and with just the right tincture of humor....Read More
Jul 23, 2014
Dr. Ingram demonstrates a wide knowledge base, with accurate, insightful answers. He is a corner stone of HealthTap, teaching both doctors and patients about topics covering many of the questions we ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks for giving a better understanding of this. i lost 1 tube but have bot ovaries and conceived after, and now trying again and was wondering if i missed out this cyc...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Supposed to get a call (I hope soon) from the office of Gyn who examined me in Emerg for a followup exam in clinic where they are going to take another look and possibly...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank you. Petrified in tears biopsy was 5 years ago due to severe redness/irration that is less but still there they say due to urine leakage Now I have cin 1 tiny lesion & nega...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
MD

Awards

ACOG AND AMA CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION AWARDS
Top Doctor, First Place, Austin, TX - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Texas - Winter
2013

Affiliations

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, FELLOW
TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
TRAVIS COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY
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