Dr. Frank Yelian

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irvine, CA
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Irvine, CA

Address

3500, Barranca Pkwy, Irvine, CA, US
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

UnitedHealthcare

Blue Cross of California

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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

ADHD and Autism

Fertility Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Michigan

Languages spoken

Japanese, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

154 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Assisted hatching?: If i understand your question correctly, i think you are referring the procedure called assisted hatching, which will make a hole on the out layer of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Tubal damage: After chlamydia infection, you will develop pelvic inflammatory disease. It will cause tubal damage and scar tissues in the pelvis which will signific... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It depends: The chance for your future success is depends following factors: 1. Your age. If you are young, and you have good ovarian reserve, even with 3 failed ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
See below: Pcos, polycystic ovariaqn syndrome is the most common endocrine disorder, about 6-8% of reproductive age women have this condition. Women with pcos ha... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Depends: It depends on the causes of infertility and how soon you desire to achieve pregnancy. For example, if you have severe male factor infertility or tubal... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It is common: It is common to have variation of amount of blood at different cycle. Many factors may affect the amount of bleeding you have, such as your estrogen ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
See a doctor: To find out when you are ovulating, you may do following few things: check basal body temperature, pay attention to ovulation pain, watery cervical di... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes, you can: Your doctor has started with ocp to regulate your period. It is an important part for your pcos treatment. At some point, if you want to have a baby, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
See below: Most symptoms are associated with low estrogen, including irregular period, or no period, mood swing, hot flush, sleeping problem, vaginal dryness, os... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Few months: It may take few months to ovulate after stop Depo-Provera provera (medroxyprogesterone). Please be patient. If you want to ovulate sooner, you may tak... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It depends: November 3th, if you can provide period information of the month of august and july, i will be give you more acurate prediction. Good luck! btw, your ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
The chance is low: If you only had one sex on 10/15, which is 4 days after your period, then your chance of conceiving is very low. It depends on the length of your cycl... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Interesting question: I assum you have period, but you want to know it is a miscarriage, or normal period, and want to know it is caused by ovarian cyst. First of all, you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not necessary.: However, it is common to have more bleeding than normal period. During embryo transfer cycle, we use more medication (estrogen and progesterone) to bu... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Sperm sorting or PGD: There are two options: 1. Sperm sorting. As you know, baby gender is determined by sperm. Using sperm sorting you may choose x chromosome sperm, which... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: You may contact your gynecologist or fertility doctor to help you. I don't not think you can buy Clomid (clomiphene) without prescription in the U.S.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Infrequent period also called oligomenorrhea. It is one of the reason of infertility. When a woman with oligomenorrhea, she does not ovulate regularly... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Yes, you may achieve pregnancy after tubal removal by using assisted reproductive technology (art or ivf). Using art, you will bypass the fallopian tu... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
See a doctor: First of all, the menopause is not because the high fsh. High FSH is a result of menopause, which means that the ovaries not respond to FSH stimulatio... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It depends: It depends on the couses of your infertility. If due to ovulatory dysfunction, it may helps. However, if due to tubal factor or endometriosis then you... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
No: For any women, if irregular period always indicates something is wrong. I suggest you to see a doctor to get exam done. It could be as simple as blood... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Seek second opinion: In addition to the answere you received from another doctor, i recommend you to seek for second opinion. Not all ivf center provide high quality servi... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Possible , unlikely: It is possible, if your 1/18 bleeding was your period. However, due to your bleeding again on 11/2, then your endometrium will not be ready for embryo... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Thanksgiving day: It should turn positive on thanksgiving day if you are pregnant. Good luck!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It depends: Depends on which day of your cycle. If during your follicular phase of your cycle, it may mean that your follicle is not ovulated yet. If it is in you... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Still possible: No correlation with abdominal cramping with pregnancy. If the cramping is due to the uterine contraction, it may slightly reduce the chance of pregnan... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Very low!: At age 51, with one tubal ligation, and status post novasure procedure, the chance of you get pregnant is very low, close to 0.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It depends: In general, your timing was correct, which means your sex was at right time. However, human reproduction is not very efficient, even if everything do... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: For woman with premature ovarian failure (pof), we recommend hormone replacement therapy, which includes both estrogen and progesterone. The addition ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Douching and girl?: No study shows douching help conceiving a girl. For gender selection, the only two effective methods are: 1. Sperm sorting before insemination, there ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes!: The success rate of IVF has been improved dramatically in recent years. It is due to better stimulation protocol, better culture condition, single spe... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Spotting at ovulation time is common, it is due to a small dip of your estrogen level during that time.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Depends: It depends on the reason of infertility. If patient has symptoms or signs of endometriosis, laparoscopy may help. However, if it is male factor infert... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Good question!: It is difficult to explain the return of your endometriosis after hyterectomy. The causes of endometriosis are not very well understood. It is possib... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
It is normal: After ejaculation, glue like semen is normal. If you wait for a while, the semen will become liquid. As long as semen analysis shows normal your chanc... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Unlikely: It is possible, but unlikely. If you had intercourse on the last day of your period, the chance of conceiving is very unlikely, but is possible.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
No: With thick white and creamy cervical mucus indicates that your might already ovulated. For women prior ovulation, the cervical mucus should be clear, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not normal: Most likely, it is due to one or more functional cysts produced from your Clomid (clomiphene) use. Be patient, the cyst(s) will goes away. In the futu... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
No: The follicle is too small. Wait 2-3 days to trigger and then to do iui.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
See a doctor: If you want to get pregnant very fast, the best way to do that is seeking for REI doctor's help. They may help to monitor your follicular development ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
May be ovulation: With limited information, it is difficult to diagnose the reason for bleeding 12 days after period. However, the most likely explaination is ovulation... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Always possible: However, it is very common for patients with pcos to miss a period. Because you are not ovulating on the regular basis. If you are trying to conceive,... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Depends: It depends how long your cycle. If your cycle is 26-28 days, it is fertile period. But, if your cycle is >30 days, then it is not very fertilie per... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Possible: Depends which day you measure you Progesterone level, if one week after your ovulation, P4 =4.7 is very low, may be diagnosed as luteal phase defect. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: If you have regular period and 10 days late, it is very likely to be pregnant. Please do a test to confirm. Good luck!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Data is lacking: I have not seen any randomized control study to show the efficacy of the product. Depends on the cause of infertility, I believe you need seeking for ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Second opinion: Look for second opinion. You need to know what is your embryo stage and quality prior to freezing and what is embryo quality after thawing. Are they u... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Do a pregnancy test: Since you are trying to conceive and all symptoms you have may indicating the pregnancy. Please do a pregnancy test, so you will not worry too much. G... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Observe: For asymptomatic uterine small fibroid in a 41 year old woman, no action needed at this time. Continue observe every few years and make sure no signif... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not necessary: Two miscarriages are still not necessary to predict your future pregnancy outcome. In general, the most common reason for miscarriage is the embryo ab... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Yelian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yelian is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
He is very honest and helpful. Thank you Dr. Yelian!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thankyou for your reply,it was much appreiated,any help i get im thankful for, im very thankfull for any information,its very painful,thanks
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Thanks for your quick reply! I think I might be getting too excited as have been trying for nearly a year to fall pregnant. Thank you for your response
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Thank you, I reside In Australia I will be asking for a review prior to us using our last frozen embryo. There are obviously a few factors

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Zhejiang University School of Medicine, China,1983
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

Saginaw Cooperative Hospital

Residency

Michigan State University

Awards

HOUR Top Doctors Award, 2008
2010 Patients' Choice Award – California’s Favorite Physicians
2010 Most Compassionate Doctor Award,

Affiliations

Wayne State University School of Medicine
St Joseph Hospital, Hoag Hospital
Barranca Surgical Center
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