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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gilroy, CA
47 years experience female

Locations

Office

Gilroy, CA

Address

9360 Noname Uno, #260, Gilroy, CA
Directions

Insurances accepted

BCBS Blue Card PPO

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

Health Net

Great-West Healthcare

First Health Group Corporation

About

Bio

Dr. Thanapathy has extensive experience in women’s health, performing a number of gynecological procedures including in-office endometrial ablations and tubal ligations and outpatient laparoscopic procedures. Dr. Thanapathy believes: “The greatest privilege a physician can be given is to care for a mother and her unborn child". We graciously accept this responsibility and take pride in providing each expectant mother with the best treatment combined with warmth, care, and understanding. And because Dr Thanapathy believes that looking good means feeling good she offers an array of aesthetic procedures including Dermasweep microdermabrasions, Exilis RF body and face sculpting and Platelet Rich Plasma /PRP treatments. She is also trained to perform adipose derived stem cell treatments. Contact Info is as follows. Email: AWoman4Women@gmail.com Address 9360 No Name Uno Suite 260, Gilroy, CA 95020 Phone 1 408.847.4200 Website drthanapathy.com

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Aesthetic Medicine

Anti-Aging Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Languages spoken

Malay, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

339 Answers
113 Agrees
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Vaginitis: It could be a vaginal infection caused by fungus or a bacteria. You can try a OTC anti fungal medication and if it does not resolve, see your gynecolo... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Maybe: It may be but not all vaginal infections are yeast. If this is something new you have never experienced before you should contact your md.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Possible: It is not common but it is possible to leave tissue behind during an abortion if there are anatomical variations/distortions in the uterus. Please cal... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Anything: It could be a cut you experienced or a disease. Please see your gyn.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Ice: Put ice on it. However you must make sure that you do not have any broken bones. If persistent see your md.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Varies: You can have sex when you stop bleeding and feel ready.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Possibly: If you have very heavy periods that do not stop and you do not seek care. Please make sure you are followed closely by your gyn.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
No: Essure unlike an iud cannot be removed. You should consider ivf or surgical evaluation for to reconnect the tubes.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Depends: Treatment has to be customized and in most cases it may improve rather than remove the scars. There are various options available ranging from prp to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Unlikely: If you test was negative and you did get a period it is unlikely you are pregnant. However if you have pain you should see a gyn to make sure there is... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Period delay: Your period can be delayed for many reasons including stress. Wait a week and if you still do not have a period see your md.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Varies: Moodiness and irritability to headaches and breast pain which occur up to 2 weeks before your period.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Pregnant?: Tubal ligatiions can fail and if they do an ectopic pregnancy has to be ruled out. Consult your gyn asap.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Could be: Ovarian cysts can cause breakthrough bleeding instead of a period and that can present itself as a mucousy discharge when it nixes (permethrin) with t... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Choices: Heavy periods can be alleviated by taking birth control pills, cyclical progesterone, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud or endometrial ablation. The choice ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Possible: Big babies may be due to pregnancy diabetes or genetics. If you had a very delivery you may want to consider a csection.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Physiologocal: This can be mostly your body adapting to the hormones. Other pathology and pregnancy must be excluded. Consult your pedi.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Maybe/maybe not: I would wait for the due date plus 2 to 3 days and then get a pregnancy test.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Infection: Surgery of any kind causes tissue disruption which can make you more susceptible to infections. Placing a tampon in you vagina will allow bacteria to ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
No connection: You need to see your md asap to pursue a work up. There is no reason for loss of vision after a hysterectomy.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
No : I would not recommend it unless you already have 3 kids.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Unclear: Not sure what you want to know. A partial hysterectomy means your cervix was left behind. You should be able to see the ovaries and the cervix.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Very : Your period could be delayed for many reasons including stress or hormonal irregularities.. See you gyn for further advice.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Maybe: It is not unusual to have a discharge after novasure. However if it has an odor please see your gyn to rule out an infection. You may want to put off ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Check your scale: It is also possible that you were retaining water and lost it. Weight varies through the day also.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Possibly: Yes there are some experts who can do that but i would not place a 100% reliability at that stage.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Not recommended: It could increase your risks for an infection.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Yes: As long as it is done by a qualified md who has been trained to do the procedure, .
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Yes: That can happen but should decrease over the next few weeks. Be sure to check yourself and make sure you do not have any lumps. If in doubt see your d... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Yes: Tme bcp may help to "melt" the cyst. Make a follow up appointment with your gyn to make sure the fibroid is stable and the cyst resolves.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
6 weeks: However consult your surgeon to make sure you are ready to resume sexual activity.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Yes: She should be protected from pregnancy but you will need std protection. Be sure to use a condom anyway.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Ovarian cyst: It could be an ovarian cyst or an ectopic. See your gyn.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
See MD: You should let a gyn look at it and he/she will have an answer for you after making a diagnosis.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
No: Weight loss associated with nausea and vomiting is common. 12 lbs is more than the usual. Please see you OB for further evaluation and advice.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Yes: Endometrial ablation thins the layer that bleeds each month. This either stops your periods altogether or diminishes the flow. Not meant for women pla... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
No : Some women do not have periods when they are breast feeding no matter what the frequency is. However, it will not hurt at all to get an appointment wi... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Call MD: Please talk to your ob. I am presuming she/he told you that you had a thin uterus. They will be able to advise you better.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Wait: After any procedure, it is best to wait at least 1 cycle so that you do not help any bacteria that may be there to brew and multiply.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Acceptable: This is a totally acceptable reaction to Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Your cycles may not resume immediately. If spotting is a concern ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Many: I recommend a multivitamin with minerals. A calcium containing magnesium and a vitamin e.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Culture for??: Why are you getting a culture? Are you investigating symptoms that you are having or has your partner told you that he has an std? If it is the latter... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Maybe: The best way to find out would be to do a home pregnancy test. However, since you have multiple symptoms it is best to see your md.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Abnormal levels: If you have no history/family history of diabetes, you can expect a diabetic screen at about 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy. If the level is 130 or above... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Mucosa: It is the mucosa/lining that sheds as it is constantly replaced.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Patience: 1. Have your family understand what you are going through. That will get you some support during "that time of the month". 2. Exercise/aerobics for 20... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Yes: Your menstrual cycle stretches from day one of a period to the day before your next period.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Remnant tissue: Discharge is not uncommon after a d & c. It is usually the remnant scrapings which will breakdown and present as a discharge. This can go on for 2 to... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Consult MD: It does not seem possible that you were 15 weeks pregnant unless something was wrong right off the bat. Please consult your md.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
Tubal Ligation: Essure is permanent birth control. A hysteroscopei is placed through the vagina into the uterus. Microinserts are placed into the tubal openings. Over... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Thanapathy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Thanapathy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
thank you so much was so scared to rIsk It thanks doctor thanapathy cant waIt to take my 1st relaxIng bath thIs whole pregnacy been takIng showers so excIted to hear I can thank u agaIn
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! I had my son on the 8th of April but my ob/gyn didnt deliver him. I was sent home with nothing and my doctor refuse to give me any pain meds
HealthTap member
Thanks but heres the thing im 20 and the first time I had sex I didnt feel a thing as in I can't feel the penis inside me. It's still thesam

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

K E VII College of Medicine, University of Singapore
Graduated 1975MD

Residency

STANFORD

Awards

Patient Choice
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, San Jose, CA - Winter
2013
HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

AAPIO
Saint Louise Regional Hospital
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