Dr. Helayne Merkin

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Park Ridge, IL
44 years experience female

Locations

Office

Park Ridge, IL

Address

Parkside Center, 1875 Dempster St. Ste465, Park Ridge, IL
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

CIGNA Health Care

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

About

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helayne Merkin
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cramps can be nl: Menstrual cramps or dysmenorrhea can be a very normal symptom of your period. It is caused by a chemical called prostaglandin that can cause cramps, h ... Read More
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5 thanks
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helayne Merkin
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Delayed period nl?: Doing a pregnancy test now should tell you the answer. If not pregnant, sometimes stress alone can delay a period and it may come when you next expect ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Helayne Merkin
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nl period symptoms: The body releases a chemical called prostaglandin that peaks before and with the start of a period.The chemical can cause headaches, cramping, fever c ... Read More
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1 thank

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Merkin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Merkin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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i appreciate your answer but ialso have UC so i can only take tylenol
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Pennsylvania
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

University of Massachusetts Medical Center
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