Doctor Q&A for Dr. Ronald De la Pena

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not unusual: Your discharge may be from sex, or the bc, or both. Doubtful for infection. Track your cycle, take your bc, daily at about the same time and call yo ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exercise: Pilates, swimming and core training will improve vaginal support, and the joints of the pelvis
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: DepoProvera last 12 wks. If it is your first shot, you should have had a pregnancy test before the shot. If you are on schedule for this shot, you s ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Insect bite: A allergic response or reaction to an insect bite may cause this. Superficial skin irritants from chemicals or adhesives or mechanical friction are o ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic exam: It could be an irritation from rub against cervix. Doubt infection or pregnancy. A pelvic exam will clear it up. No sex for one week.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Scope then device: Hysteroscopy to start followed by the novasure device.
A member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Consider Mirena (levonorgestrel): Essure it will not help the bleeding a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can help slow the bleeding and give you five years of contraception.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Have a thorough discussion with your gynecologist regarding the risks benefits and alternatives the risks are low for complications.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is where the telescope goes: Laparoscopy goes in the abdomen to look at the abdomen and the pelvis hysteroscopy looks inside the vagina the cervix and uterus.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald De la Pena
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are often advantages of combining both procedures especially for symptoms pelvic pain.
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