Doctor Q&A for Dr. Douglas Lawson

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: Its a dermatologic condition and if you had it once before, you may get it later in life.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Would need to see another level or two to confirm if dropping. If its an ectopic the level will often plateau, whereas if you passed most of the preg ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Provera: Yes, it is possible to get pregnant while using provera. It is not a birth control pill. Even though its not more likely to conceive on provera, you ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: Removal (myomectomy) if wanting children/more children. You may need to be on Lupron first to stop any bleeding and help shrink the fibroid a bit bef ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: some bleeding for a week or so after an abortion or even D&C for a miscarriage is normal. However, heavy menstrual type bleeding or passage of ti ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: If you're more than a few days late for your period then you should check a pregnancy test. The spotting could be implantation bleeding/spotting. If ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mastitis: While more common in breast feeding women, it does occur in non lactating women as well. Its usually comes from a nipple duct and travels up into the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post partum bleeding: Most women bleed heavy for a few days after the baby then it typically slows and becomes lighter and darker (brown is darker). Usually women bleed up ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late cycle cramps: If you're cycle is late the lining of the uterus tends to continue to thicken. As a result you may have more then the usual amount and duration of ut ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Postpartum sex: Women may have issues post partum with sex due to a variety of issues. Infection, dryness, not being adequately stimulated may all be issues. First, ... Read More
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