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Dr. Marlon White

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Houston, TX
35 years experience male

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Houston, TX

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13215 Dotson Road, Suite 200, Houston, TX
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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55 Answers
28 Agrees
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Sharp pain: Usually causes a sharp stabbing or pulling discomfort on either the right or left side of lower abdomen. Made worse by moving around and improves with... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: Viral flu can be harmful to a pregnant mother but the baby will not acquire the flu virus. It is very important for all pregnant women to receive the... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
May be too early: It is generally advised to avoid too much vigorous physical activity until about 6 weeks after delivery. Wound healing, anemia, fatigue and the need t... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes, but dont fear: The core biopsy needle will cause pain like any needle can. It is a bit large than a regular needle and the biopsy site will likely be bruised for a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Good question!: Pid is caused when one person who is infected with a sexualy transittted infection has sex with someone who does not have the infection and shares the... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No effect: Many patients need surgery during pregnancy for various reasons, and having to undergo general anesthesia during the pregancy should have no effect on... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
3 options: I am sorry you have to go through this difficult experience. It may be several days to weeks before you pass the pregnancy spontaneously. You can wait... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Not recommended: There are safe medications for hypertension but diuretics are not advised.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
More info needed: You may be correct. Spotting around a month after your last period could be that. Any bleeding in the first trimester needs to be evaluated by your OB... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: This is normal and most all have it to some degree.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
About 25 is healthy: The recommended amount of weight gain advised varies depending on starting weight at time of conception. Your ob/gyn can give you more details at your... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Ask your surgeon: It will likely be 6-8 weeks before you can resume vigorous activity, but a lot will depend on what surgical approach was taken, and only your primary ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Urgency: This is where you experience an involuntary loss of urine immediately preceded by the urge to empty your bladder. Other symptoms of an overactive bla... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Usually: The repair will help correct the bladder and rectal prolapse. Vaginal narrowing can occur as a result of the surgical repair.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
After delivery: The baby's blood type will be determined shortly after birth. You will receive a Rhogam injection around 28 weeks of pregnancy. If the baby is rh... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Depends: As a general obgyn, i treat this problem routinely. Most women have an established relationship with an obgyn, so discuss there first. If referral is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
It depends: The location and type of fibroid may have an effect. You might need to consider having the fibroid removed if it is a sub- mucosal fibroid.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Location of sores: You probably tested positive for hsv1 through a blood test. This will not tell you where or when you first contracted the virus. Most cases of hsv1 ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Needs discussion: If you are seeking an elective C-section for your first pregnancy, you should know that the american college of obgyn advises against this. However, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
About six weeks: It will get better day by day.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: You should see your OB right away to see if the type of BP meds you are taking are safe however. Certain ones are known to cause problems and this ne... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Depends: At 34 years of age, you will not qualify for insurance coverage under the recommended guidelines for the vaccine to be given. Current recomendations ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
DUB: Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is a common problem with heavy uterine bleeding not associated with pregnancy or any other uterine diseases or any blee... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: It is important to maintain good dental hygiene during pregnancy. Having significant dental disease has been shown to increase the risk of preterm lab... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Very soon: Some women will ovulate within 4-6 weeks of delivery. This is how we see patients having two babies within the same year!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: Penicillin is not correct therapy. . Azithromycin or Doxycycline will work.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Describes postion: Adenomyosis is a condition where the endometrial glands, the lining of the uterus, have grown into the muscle of the uterus. This will casue signific... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: A cervical biopsy will have no effect at all. If you have a more extensive procedure such as a cone biopsy or leep procedure, which is done to treat c... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: Certain vaginal infections that are not sexually transmitted such as yeast can do this.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Neither: If available, your husband should see a urologist who has an interest or specialization in male infertility. If your husband has not had a basic ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: Methotrexate causes the abnormal molar pregnancy cells to stop growing. It will not affect fertility. It is important to avoid getting pregnant while ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Variable: Some patients have virtually no pain and others are in such pain it is difficult to sit or empty the bladder. Seek treatment early to reduce pain and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: These problems are usually easy to manage and will have no impact on fertility.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: The size of the follicle indicates a good response to the Clomid (clomiphene) and you should have a good chance for conception hopefully!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Hot Flushes: Sudden temporary sensation of heat experienced by some women during menopause and may be associated with reddening of skin.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No: Many women experience involuntary leakage of urine during pregnancy and after pelvic floor trauma from childbirth.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
No. : There is no evidence that a small amount of caffeine is harmful. Try to avoid during first trimester as there was a study suggesting excess caffeine i... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
See your doctor: Be patient. Do not resume sex until you are cleared by your physician. Use water based lubricants if dryness is a problem. This is particularly common... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
See your OB/GYN : Many possible causes. Pain is not normal. Only a thorough history and physical exam by your ob/gyn can solve this one.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: A recent abortion or a recent miscarriage without complications will have no effect on a subsequent pregnancy.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: Ptu (propylthiouracil) is considered the treatment of choice during pregnancy for graves, if your endocrinologist believes treatment is needed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Sexually transmitted: It is highly unlikely to "catch" the high risk human papilloma virus that increases the risk for cervical dysplasia or cancer by any means other that ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Very common: Especially with first dose. Discuss with your obgyn.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Usually: The repair will help correct the bladder and rectal prolapse. Vaginal narrowing can occur as a result of the surgical repair.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm has generic Benadryl in it, diphenhydramine. Too much at one time.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Needs evaluation: While you may be correct, the problem may be as simple as being unfamiliar with your body or anxiety over the difficulty you are experiencing. See you... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: Certain vaginal infections that are not sexually transmitted such as yeast can do this.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Varied: Pelvic pain, abdominal pain, fever, painful sex, vaginal discharge, nausea, vomiting, generally not feeling well. Can be a difficult diagnosis and yo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marlon White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Depends: As a general obgyn, i treat this problem routinely. Most women have an established relationship with an obgyn, so discuss there first. If referral is ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. White is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. White is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you this really helped my mother understand
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 1987MD

Affiliations

Northwest Women's Center
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