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Dr. Laura Hershorin

Family Medicine
Bradenton, FL
29 years experience female

Locations

Sarasota Center for Family Health and Wellness

Bradenton, FL

Address

6120 53rd Avenue East, Bradenton, FL
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(941) 364-4466

About

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Ignore: Don't shave as closely in the sensitive areas. Try an electric shaver in a less close setting.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Go see your gyn: There are a number of things that can cause this including small amount of breakthrough bleeding, infections, and possibly early pregnancy. Go see yo... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
A little patience: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) prevents pregnancy by suppressing ovulation, and it is meant to do this for three months after the injection. Foll... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Wash your hands: The stomach flu is spread by fecal-oral route. It sounds gross, but happens a lot. If you touch a surface - like a toilet bowl, or faucet handle whe... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
In general, no.: To oversimplify slightly, there are two types of specialties in the medical field - surgical and medical, though there are some that involve both. He... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes.: If you ovulate, you can become pregnant. However, there are other factors as well. What is the quality of the eggs - if the treatment affected the e... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Ignore: Don't shave as closely in the sensitive areas. Try an electric shaver in a less close setting.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Sort of.....: When a girl first gets her period, her body is often not ready yet to give us a normal monthly period. It can take a year or more to really regulate ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Call your OB: You need to call your obstetrician to be evaluated today. It may be nothing, or you could have an infection and be going into premature labor. The o... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Seriously?: Glad to hear the whitish blood clot resolved, but let's do a quick reality check: when is it ever safe to smoke?
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Nope: Significant bleeding after an IUD insertion is not normal. Call your doctor ASAP.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Wait and Watch: Putting in an IUD involves opening up the cervix enough to get into the uterus, and that can create a little bleeding. When you do not have your peri... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Somewhat: Cancer increases anyone's risk of getting a deep vein thrombosis/DVT (blood clot). When travelling by plane it is helpful to wear compression stockin... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laura Hershorin
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Liver Inflammation: With Epstein-Barr virus can come inflammation of your liver. It will usually resolve as you recover from the virus. However, it will be important fo... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Well researched and evidence based answers on fertility and family medicine. Highly recommended!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hershorin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hershorin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

LAWRENCE GENERAL HOSPITAL
Completed 1997

Awards

2012 Top Doctor Castle Connolly
2013 Top Doctor Castle Connolly
2014 Top Doctor Castle Connolly
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