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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, those are glands of montgomery arranged around the areola in a circle.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Only if Ovaries gone: Women who have had their ovaries removed at hysterectomy need to replace the estrogen hormone contained therein, if they are pre-menopausal and recent... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to tell: Some women can "feel" ovulation via a mid-cycle pain called mittelschmerz. However, the best way to know is checking the thiness or "stretchiness: of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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If always on, maybe: Condoms are amazing at preventing bacterial transmission if always worn. Unfortunately, some men want to "get a few strokes in the vagina" before pla... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Lowering BV risks: Three of the main ways to lower Bacterial vaginosis risks are # 1) Decreasing or eliminating frequent douching which roils or removes the good vaginal... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Depends on type: Different types of surgical tubal ligation have different failure rates. Pomeroy types(tied only) are 1/200 failure rates. Modified irving procedures... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
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They are "killers": Spermicides have two actions, the first is that sperm have difficulty physically swimming through them. Secondly, the chemical in the product "kills" ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Lack of protection: After menopause the volume of protective secretions by the cervix and vagina diminish which is the first line of defense for bacterial "invaders". Use... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Yes, if triad true: If you are confirmed pregnant, cramping with bleeding and tissue passage then this triad makes it possible.
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A member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anemia is a concern: There are several types of anemia, the most common is iron deficiency. Red blood cells are made and renewed every 120 days and require iron for produc... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor process: Contractions arise from the smooth muscle of the uterus rhythmically to expell a fetus when mature. It is also know as labor.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
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"Normal Period": Most contraceptive pills come in 28 day varieties to mimic the "normal menstrual cycle" length. The bleeding from the pill is hormonal withdrawal blee... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Blocked Bartholin: The Bartholin's gland in the labia has a duct that opens just inside of the labia. When that duct gets blocked, the gland will swell or get infected. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clip the hairs: Clip the hairs above the bumps with scissors(not shave) and wash the area with phisoderm or hibiclens to keep the bacterial skin count down to a minim... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Period delay: The period can be delayed if you are already on oral contraception by altering the length of time that it is taken. If you are not on oral contracepti... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: See your gyn md if you are skipping periods, have weight gain, or growing hair in places that a woman does not usually.(facial or abdominal).
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Xray density: If there has been a gain in weight, the breast will have more fatty tissue to "look through" with the mammogram. If a weight loss, there is sometimes ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy hormones: Progesterone softens the cervix in preparation during pregnancy for its' later ability to "stretch". Prostaglandin is often used late in pregnancy to ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection continues: Bacteria can change their cell walls in response to continued use of the same antibiotic(resistance). When that occurs the most common symptom is fa... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Your body/vaginal temperature does vary with the presence of Progesterone hormone post ovulation. However, there is no "expected normal" temperature ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Make sure that your daily calcium and vitamin d ingestion meets the recommended requirements. Additionally, weight bearing or anti-gravitational exerc... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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Usually, none: Normally, there are no symptoms 3 weeks after a d & c procedure. Vaginal bleeding should have stopped , compications such as prolonged bleeding or inf... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a OB-GYN: Tell your daughter that severe cramping is not normal and often has a cause such as endometriosis or other pelvic pathology. If that occurs, please ma... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Communicate: The first step is to discuss this issue prior to first intimacy. Secondly, active vesicular outbreaks should place a temporary moratorium on physical ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Kidney infection: Nephritis of pregnancy is an ascending urinary tract infection that has arrived in the kidney. The hormone, progesterone during pregnancy, causes rela... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Unprotected intercourse can lead to pregnancy even just before your period.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: It depends if not having an episiotomy is important to you or not. Some OB MD's are so concerned about perineal tears that they routinely do the proce... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Ovulation occurs approximately 14 days before the next period, thus you can get pregnant and not have another period after you finish contraception.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial ablation: There are several different modalities for endometrial ablation from laser use to roller ball. No matter the type, endometrial ablation does have a pe... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doubtful: It is doubtful as the Depo provera started in the hospital will prevent ovulation. However, to be certain, run a pregnancy test.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Missing period: If you missed a period and had a positive pregnancy test.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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Frequent sex: When intercourse occurs episodically(q6months) but "feverishly", the vaginal ph(acidity/alkalinity) changes and the good bacteria(doderlein's) that ar... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics vs. Yeas: Viral infections are not successfully treated with antibiotics and can kill the good intestinal bacteria leading to nausea, diarrhea, and yeast infe... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Education & training: An OB MD attends a 4 year medical school and then attends 4 years of post graduate residency training to become eligible to be certified by the Americ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need documentation: Unfortunately, I can't answer this question without additional information. I would suggest that you utilize a over the counter ovulation test as a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contraceptive device: The cervical cap is a contraceptive device that covers the cervix to help prevent pregnancy.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes there are drugs: There are fertility drugs available for patients who have low sperm counts not due to varicocoeles(dilated scrotal vein) which require a surgical reso... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
First Trimester: During the first trimester (12 to 14 weeks) the fetus is developing rapidly with rapid cell division which is very sensitive to teratogens.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The brown vaginal discharge is usually old red blood cells and tissue that has degraded to that color. It is more prevalent in paients who take oral c... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a OB soon: An appointment with a ob-gyn is needed immediately to assess the status of the developing pregnancy and you, as the patient. If there are developmenta... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Doxycycline, like many antibiotics, are preferentially absorbed when taken at the same time as an oral contraceptive pill decreasing the absorption of... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Use Clomid (clomiphene) with GYN: Clomidclomiphene citrate) is best administered by a gynecologist or reproductive endocrinologist who is more familiar with the drugs' effects and resp... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See a MD: The itching that you described is between the labia and thighs(intra-crural) and could be due to a vaginal infection, contact dermatitis(such as resid... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A "springy" job: The copper 7 IUD is made of a flexible plastic that can go into an insertion device and will regain its shape when properly placed. The copper "T" IUD... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Re-loading needed: Unfortunately, a spermicide re-load is needed by placement in the vagina only. Do not disturb the diaphragm placement for maximum protection for at le... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No. Oral contraceptives have no impact on bacterial vaginosis acquisition.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Placement & holes: Proper placement of the diaphragm in the vagina to cover the cervix requires practice and training by the OB GYN who fits the product initially. The d... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal Fetal Med: Maternal Fetal Medicine MD's are a sub specialist of OB GYN requiring 2 additional years of Fellowship study beyond the OB GYN residency program. They... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Without any contraception, yes, pregnancy can occur.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Best within 24 hrs.: Plan B works best within 24 hours of unprotected intercourse.
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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
HealthTap member
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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