Doctor Q&A for Dr. Casey Younkin

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sounds normal: These are ultrasound measurements, just like any 3D object it is length x width x depth. Your uterine measurements do not seem abnormal even if you h ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, it should: It sounds like you are talking about ultrasound results, the uterus can be enlarged because of polyps an this could give a heterogeneous (mixed) appea ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Use protection: You should use some type of contraception besides the morning after pill, if you want reliable protection from pregnancy. Many patients on convention ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely to be preg: Periods can be absent or delayed for reasons besides pregnancy. You should check a pregnancy test however and then consult with your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It sounds like you are well protected. Condoms cannot always prevent STD's like herpes however so be careful
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Placenta separating?: One cause of bleeding like this could be from the placental edge. It may not be serious but careful evaluation by your doctor is needed.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low: Still a good idea to use protection.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Inaccurate. : You probably are not having menstrual cycles. If your goal is pregnancy you will probably need treatment. One cause for the persistent positive ovula ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Side effect: Implanon, or Nexplanon which is the same thing, frequently causes irregular bleeding. This should decrease as time goes on, but notify your doctor if ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Favorable: It means the endometrium has been affected by Progesterone and is ready for implantation of a fertilized egg, or zygote.
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