Dr. David Finke

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Beverly Hills, CA
17 years experience

Locations

Office

Beverly Hills, CA

Address

8920 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 511, Beverly Hills, CA
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About

Bio

Serving women of Beverly Hills and surrounding areas, Dr. Finke received his undergraduate and Medical Doctor degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2006. He finished residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology as Administrative Chief at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Finke has a passion for health policy and plans to continue to be at the forefront of developments on the national level in health education and reform. He is thrilled to be part of such a wonderful group of healthcare leaders at Women’s Care of Beverly Hills! Office 310-657-1600 Fax 310-657-4598 WCBH Medical Group 8920 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 511 Beverly Hills CA 90211 david@drfinke.com

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

299 Answers
75 Agrees
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes: An abortion, or termination of pregnancy, can be performed in several ways. There are medications to end a pregnancy if it is early. There are also ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes: It is most useful and effective the sooner it is taken to unprotected intercourse.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes: All of our bodies are subjected to different kinds of radiation all day and everyday. While there is more radiation we are exposed to while flying, w... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
2-3 months or sooner: It generally takes about 2-3 months for your body to get used to a hormonal contraceptive. During this time, it is not uncommon to feel bloated, have... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Few days: You should notice an improvement within a couple of days. You should not have sex until you see your doctor again for a "test of cure.".
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
See your doc: More information is needed to get a clearer picture of what is going on. A thorough history of your symptoms as well as pertinent "negatives" would b... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Severe anemia...: Can be very harmful to your health. It can cause syncope (or passing out). It can worsen the effects of heart disease or lung diseases. Mild anemia... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Not usual, but: It is very common to get irregular bleeding during the first 3 months after Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud insertion. I usually counsel my patients to h... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Stop smoking: We don't know the best way to help your body clear an hpv infection--aside from getting the hpv vaccine (gardasil) and not smoking. I encourage patie... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Not usually: Your body's immune system will usually clear an hpv infection. When hpv is found to linger around, it can lead to cancer of the cervix, vagina, vulva... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes!: Your doctor will help you identify possible risk factors for vaginal cancer. (see my other answer for vaginal/vulvar cancer risk factors.) regular g... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Change in pH: Many things change the pH of the vagina. This change can inhibit or Prohibit the growth of your body's normal bacteria. Without this normal bacteria... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Excision: Vaginal cancer is rare and is usually treated with excision of the cancer and possibly lymph node removal. This may be followed by radiation and/or c... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
No: Depression in pregnancy and in the postpartum period should be addressed with your doctor. In general, a healthy mom equals a healthy pregnancy and b... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
No, but rarely yes.: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is pretty well-tolerated and now is over the counter. You should check with your doctor if you have known liver disease or experi... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
See your doctor: Rashes on your feet or foot can have numerous causes and proper treatment is important to stay healthy. See your doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Weeks: They typical treatment for hpv warts can take several weeks to completely clear up. See your doctor for the fastest, safest, preferred method in your... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
It is possible.: Usually, these pap results are termed ascus (atypical cells of undetermined significance) hpv negative. While the hpv test is highly accurate, there ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Not likely, but...: The hpv virus is very easily transmitted from person to person. Fingers, mouths, sharing sex toys without washing in between are all thought to be way... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
OCP's or aldactone (spironolactone): Topical creams like retinoic acid are great. Also, washing your face with acne-fighting face washes 2-3 times per day. As a gynecologist, for women,... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
No: See your doctor for full history, exam, and possible tests. It may be easily avoidable with simple diet modifications.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Depends...: Pregnancy and delivery by itself does not make one at risk of developing a staph infection. Staphylococcus is a very prevalent bacteria that is found... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Time to see your doc: Most of the time, nights sweats can come and go and aren't a sign of serious health problems. However, if you recurrently experience night sweats, yo... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes: Condom use is an effective way to prevent pregnancy, but proper use and a good fit are essential. As a result, condom use alone is not the most effec... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Probiotics: Generally, when the pH of the vagina is off, bacteria and yeast can grow instead of the body's normal flora. This can create smells and abnormal disc... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
See your doc: There is nothing wrong with being more patient after you take a pregnancy test and it is negative. For the severe cramps, i would recommend an ultras... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Maybe: It would be appropriate to check some blood work, urine tests, pregnancy test, and also consider a pelvic ultrasound. The exam can give clues as to w... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
4-6 wk before period: You can expect your period to return anywhere from 4-6 weeks after the miscarriage and/or d&c. I typically tell patients for early first trimester mi... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
All different: Some forms of green tea may actually have more caffeine than black coffee. There are hundreds of varieties, so check the caffeine content of your gre... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Breasts have: Fatty tissue as their major component. Weight loss and weight gain can change breast sizes and shapes. You should have an exam by your physician als... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
We don't know: We don't know if there is a "safe" amount to drink during pregnancy. We do know that repeated, continuous exposure to alcohol for a growing baby will... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Caution...: Amor vie makers claim to be "safer" than hormones used in the whi study as they are bioidentical. This claim is dangerous and not founded by fact. H... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Various treatments: If you are found to be perimenopausal and your doctor recommends hormone replacement therapy, make sure not to get caught up in replacing hormone leve... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
PH changes: The pH of the vagina can change for a variety of reasons. To prevent yeast infections and bacterial overgrowths as a result, take a good probiotic da... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes!: Wellbutrin or bupropion is a medication for depression, adhd, ocd, stopping smoking, etc. Anti-depressants like this one typically take 4-6 weeks bef... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
No: There are several reasons why your doctor might recommend antibiotics in labor. This is common for gbs (group b strep) infections and if there is a c... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Lots of things: Anxiety, caffeine, cigarettes, and a variety of other foods/drinks/medications and environments can case your heart to race. The feelings are called ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes: This is most likely a corn or callus caused by wearing uncomfortable shoes. It could also represent something worrisome. Have a healthcare provider ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Likely not: See your doctor for pains that do not go away or are worrisome. It may be something as simple as gas pain, but could also represent a host of other m... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
It depends...: There are different genetic disorders that can put a woman at risk of getting a blood clot during pregnancy. For anyone, the risk of blood clot durin... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Normal: It may mean while her hair is shorter, she is prone to cowlicks (where the hair stands up). I am not aware of this being something to worry about th... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes: Epsom salt baths are not harmful to a pregnancy. You do want to make sure that the water you are soaking in isn't too hot, particularly in the first ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
5-1-1 or 5-1-2: In general, contractions will come and go and may not be labor. Only when they are regular, every 4-5 min apart or sooner, and when that lasts more t... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Hormone imbalance: There are many causes for irregular periods, most commonly it is from ovarian dysfunction and/or hormone imbalance.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Probably normal.: Your first period after having a baby can be unusually heavy. If you are breastfeeding full-time, you hopefully got a break from your periods! if yo... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
See your doctor: Arm pain/tingling down into the fingers could represent carpal tunnel. It could also be something more severe. See your doctor.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
HPV warts...but: There is no good way to tell if someone, man or woman, has a current hpv infection. The only exception is if you see hpv warts, which is caused by on... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Never too early: Thyroid replacement medications should be taken once daily. It doesn't really matter when during the day you take them--the medications have very lon... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
Yes: Most often, down's syndrome, or trisomy 21, occurs in women over the age of 35 and increases with age. For people at risk, there are definitive diagn... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics and Gynecology 17 years experience
After sex: Female condoms can be tricky to use properly, but removing them right after intercourse is best.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Finke is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Finke is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Jan 14, 2012
answered question right away and gave great into.
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Thanks for your response Dr.Finke. Her ob is now requesting that she take a pregnancy test. The iron was recommended due to her having low iron in 2 separate blood panels. My friend thought the bleedi...Read More
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Hi Dr. Finke, Thank you for your quick reply. I was scoped last November, I like the Tiger Balm idea, it should hold me till I get back in July or August. I am just going to keep it moving till then. ...Read More
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thanks so much for quick reply! ive always had headachea during cycle but never migraines to this degree, ill be making apts asap! thanks again!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 2006MD

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