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Dr. Annette Fineberg

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ehrenberg, AZ
30 years experience

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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36 Answers
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Virus?: If it has only been a few days it is likely a virus or food poisoning? If it persists, go see your general doctor. There are many possibilities.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Hormones: When you have your lh surge, your estrogen level is high and your ovary has a small cyst that is about to burst (ovulate.) moderate exercise such as ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Look at all the stretching your belly is doing. Yes, it is common and normal.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably yes: You should have had blood work to see if there is a fixable hormonal reason why you are skipping your periods. In general the pill is an excellent an... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends : An ultrasound up to 8 weeks gestation is accurate within 3 days. At 12 week, it is accurate within a week. At 20 weeks, it is accurate within 2 weeks... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
It can be: On the birth control pill, many women have break through bleeding which is bleeding that occurs during the active pills. It should go away within a fe... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Hormones: Your hormones can vary over time and it is possible you did not ovulate well for the previous cycle. Another possibility is pregnancy so you should do... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Hormones?: For many women the hormones prior to your period cause intestinal symptoms. The pill often helps with this by regulating your hormones. If there is o... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends on symptoms: If your symptom is pain with your period, 2 aleve (naproxen) every 8-12 hour or 800 mg of Ibuprofen every 6-8 hours (not on an empty stomach) can help... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is probably the safest thing to take for a headache while pregnant.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Birth control pills: For true prevention, the birth control pill (or patch, ring) are the best bet. Most women find they make their periods lighter and less painful. Anot... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Menopausal symptoms: Estrogen withdrawal usually refers to symptoms that occur when your estrogen level drops. Usually this means hot flashes, sleep disturbances, mood sw... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Straining: Anything that increases your intraabdominal pressure such as heavy lifting, chronic constipation, chronic cough. Obesity can definitely worsen your s... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Hopefully: Unless you have a medical condition that makes it dangerous (such as very high blood pressure) you should be able to walk. This is something you shou... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends: It could mean a benign endometrial polyp, or some ovulation issues. If you are on the pill it could be breakthrough bleeding which is common and not ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes, definitely: Very high levels of vitamin a such as in supplements of retin a (tretinoin) type medications are associated with birth defects. However, no normal am... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: Treating a UTI should not cause vaginal bleeding. Sometimes a UTI can cause some blood in your urine but it is usually not heavy. It is possible the ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See your doctor: This is not normal in pregnancy. It could indicate a severe bladder infection, kidney infection, kidney stone or other problem.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See a gynecologist: There are a variety of things that could be going on. I would recommend you go see a gynecologist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Unlikely: Pap smears primarily detect precancerous changes that can be treated to avoid cancer. It would be very unusual for a slightly abnormal pap smear to i... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends: Every woman has vaginal discharge. The amount and consistency can change with the hormones through the month. Discharge is only abnormal if it burns, ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Possibly: By taking Clomid (clomiphene) starting on day 5 you can sometimes push the day of ovulation a couple of days later. This is not foolproof. It is mor... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Heart shaped: An arcuate uterus is heart shaped. It is a variation of normal and is not usually associated with miscarriage or pregnancy complications such a prete... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See your doctor: It is hard to say without an exam. It is a little unusual at your age.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Not really: If you are pregnant, the day can be predicted within 3 days by doing an ultrasound prior to 8 weeks gestation (4 weeks after missed period).
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Day #1 is first day: When measuring cycle length, the first day is always day #1. Your cycle length goes from day #1 of one cycle to the day #1 of the following cycle. T... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Less androgenic pill: Sometimes a birth control pill will increase acne in the beginning but will usually improve it over time. If you have been on this brand for 3 months... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Not forever: Most women have some breast pain when they start taking the pill. It should resolve by 3 months. If it does not, you can try a lower dose of estrogen... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Very normal: Most women experience an increase in discharge during pregnancy called lochia. It should not burn, itch or smell foul. The discharge can be quite a l... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably no: Plan b can cause you to have irregular bleeding so what you are describing does not necessarily mean you are pregnant. You should do a pregnancy test... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably: Be sure you are taking stool softeners daily and getting plenty of fiber. Your bottom will be sore for about 6-8 weeks after such a major tear. Also... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe: Fibroids are only a problem if they cause symptoms. If not, there is nothing to worry about as over 99.9% are not cancerous. Common symptoms are pre... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Bleeding on Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is usually from your uterine lining being thin. The estrogen in the birth control pills can help stabi... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Varied: Some women note breast tenderness, bloating, nausea, irregular bleeding during the first 3 months of the pill. If these persist or are intolerable, yo... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See your doctor: With such a long cycle it is hard but not impossible to get pregnant. There is no predictable time you will ovulate. There are several treatments such... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably PCOS: If this is brand new for you, you need to see your health care provider to check your hormones. When your cycles are long and irregular, it is less li... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fineberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fineberg is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you I m going to have to go In its been about six years but they come more frequently about four times a month now
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Thank you so much Dr. Fineberg, this was very helful to me.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1992MD
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