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Dr. Miguel Cano

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reedley, CA
31 years experience male

Locations

Sierra Kings Women's Health Center

Reedley, CA

Address

& Omni Family Health, 925 G Street, Reedley, CA, United States
Directions

Fax

6612376889

Insurances accepted

No Value

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About

Bio

Dr. Miguel A. Cano is former Chief of Staff and former Co- Chair of Obstetrics/Newborn at Adventist Medical Center, Reedley California. He is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of Ob/Gyn. He also owns a private office, Sierra Kings Women's Health Center, now affiliated with Omni Family Health, where he serves as Medical Director and employs both Physicians and Mid-level health providers to serve the local community. He graduated from the UC Davis School of Medicine and completed his residency at the UC San Francisco Central San Joaquin Fresno program. Dr. Cano provides all deliveries and surgeries at the AMC-Reedley Birth Center and Hospital. He also provides office

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Perfectly OK: A local anesthetic or steroid shot in the foot does not affect your breast milk. If you received antibiotics, check with your doc to remind them to gi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Check ASAP: If you have symptoms of pregnancy please check a urine pregnancy test (upt). Remember, no birth control is 100% so if there is a chance of pregnancy, ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Which method used?: Not to confuse you, but if you conceived 5/7/14 you would be 6 weeks 4 days by conceptual age but 8 weeks 4 days by gestational age (Menstrual dating)... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Unusual: By 28 wks most feel some kind of fetal activity. If you don't feel any kicking, turning, fluttering at all; I would discuss this directly with your OB... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
It's Possible: Remember, an ablation is used to decrease the amount of menstrual bleeding and sometimes stops your menstrual cycles completely. However, it's not bir... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: The Essure stents are safe, non-hormonal , and provide excellent sterilization without the need for general anesthesia or surgical incisions. I would ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Dr J's correct: You're probably right handed. It is common, try and keep your hand elevated, Tylenol (acetaminophen) is ok to take (doesn't help much...), splints wor... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
BV: Most likely you have an abnormal growth of vaginal bacteria (bacterial vaginosis or BV). This can lead to the odor, itching, and discomfort. You were ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Possibly: Endometrioma removal can alleviate a lot of pain if it was the sole source of your problems. Unfortunately, it rarely cures endometriosis but it shoul... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Perfectly Normal: We usually warn that spotting for up to a week is normal after cervical biopsies. Your cervix has to heal and any spotting will turn darker over time... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
See a REI Specialist: You need to make sure your tubes are open first, if not, you would be best served with IVF. See a good Infertility Doc to discuss your options. You ma... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Unlikely : Although no sterilization is 100%, pregnancy is unlikely. The failure rate can be from 1:1,000 to 3,500 depending on the type of procedure performed. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Check HCG Titers: The next step is to check HcG levels 2 days apart & see what's going on. A normal pregnancy should roughly double HcG levels in 48 hours. HcG leve... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Where's the fibroid?: Both options are good for controlling heavy bleeding. You need a tissue diagnosis first prior to either. A mucosal fibroid (one in the uterine cavity ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Ultrasound Needed: At 8 weeks, an ultrasound can confirm a viable fetus and reassure you. If HCG titers are being drawn, I'm guessing an ultrasound wasn't helpful. Usual... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Ask your Doc: Your doc should be able to refer you to the appropriate gyn or simply ask the gyn-onc you saw. It's also possible that your cyst is functional (normal... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Bleeding : 2 weeks following a leep is a little early for intercourse. You may disrupt a healing cervix and cause bleeding. Give it another couple of weeks and t... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Nope: If any of the above were true, i know of a whole generation of truck-driving, bike riding, latina women who would have never had children... Don't buy... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Approximate: Depending on how your due date is determined there may be a large margin of error. Early ultrasound (between 7-12 weeks) is the most accurate and you ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Common: It's very common to have daily spotting on continuous ocps. If you just started these pills, it takes a while to suppress ovulation (1-3 months). I us... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
NSVD OK: Bacterial vaginosis causes problems if untreated with pprom (preterm premature rupture of membranes) or ptl (preterm labor). You should receive oral F... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
No Problem: A tetanus shot is one of the recommended vaccines listed by the cdc & us dept of health & human services. Either td (tetanus & diphtheria) or tdap (te... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Ectopic & Yes: Any time someone has one sided pain in early pregnancy, they need to be seen to rule out an ectopic pregnancy. An ectopic (tubal) pregnancy can ruptur... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Ectopic Risk: You don't mention how your ectopic was managed. If treated with Methotrexate or salpingostomy (tube sparing surgery) you are still at risk for an ecto... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Not as well: It won't absorb as well so either have your prescription changed to an oral medication or wait until after your menses to use it. Remember to avoid a... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
No difference: Alesse is the trade name & Aviane is the generic formulation. Both contain Levonorgestrel & ethinyl Estradiol and have active hormone on the first 21 ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
August 9, 2012: Your estimated date of confinement (edc or due date) would be may 2, 2013 and you conceived approximately on the above date, give or take a few days. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Ovarian Ectopic: Although rarer, an ovarian ectopic is possible and unfortunately still needed to come out.If your ovary was removed, you'll still be able to conceive ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Call/See Your Doc: You don't mention how long ago your procedure was, but if it was within 1-2 weeks, you should call your doc asap. Possibilities include abcesses, bow... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Very Common: A pap smear early in pregnancy can cause light spotting. If you're not cramping or in pain i wouldn't worry. It's very common and you can also see t... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
It shouldn't: If you're not certain, you can always get rechecked. Talk to your doc about your std risks & prevention.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Ask them: Hopefully a self described "conservative" physician means that they are careful, conscientious, & prefer proven treatments. This is to your advantage... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Possible: Anything's possible. Check a pregnancy test & if positive, see an OB asap to see if it's a new pregnancy or residual from your miscarriage. Good luck.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Expected: Implanon/nexplanon is known to cause irregular bleeding. Expect this for the first few months and expect it to decrease over time & eventually you sho... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Perfectly Normal: Fetal hiccups are normal and show that your infant is neurologically intact. Make sure fetal movements are normal as instructed by your doc & enjoy t... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Round Ligament Pain: Typically lateral inguinal pain in pregnancy can be related to rlp. If the pain is sharp, well localized, less with rest or with abdominal support; yo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Most covered: Check with them. Most services are fully covered & they can help you with finances, payment programs, or other available centers. Also look in the pho... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Need Work-Up: This sound serious & usually a doc can narrow down the possibilities with history, exam, and screening for infections. If this fails to find a cause, ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
See a Specialist: At 41, you're better off seeing an rei specialist from the start. This way you can expedite evaluation & treatment with someone who specializes in bot... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Seek Care: Patients with leg pain that is severe, develops suddenly, begins a few days after a c-section, produces progressive numbness, decreased muscle strengt... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Neither: Usually a vaginal infection (bacterial vaginosis - bv) is better treated with an antibiotic with anaerobic coverage (common vaginal bacteria). Flagyl ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Behçet's Disease: Behçet's disease has a high degree of resemblance to diseases that cause mucocutaneous lesions such as herpes simplex labialis. If you have chronic ul... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Need Evaluation: Most often, nipple discharge stems from a noncancerous (benign) condition. However, breast cancer is a possibility, especially if: -you are over age ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Should be OK: Usually we check the cuff (vaginal closure) at the 6 wk check to make sure it healed well & to check for granulation tissue. This is where tissue gets... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Not too often: Remember that menstrual dating is based on the length of your cycle, time of ovulation (which can vary), & a final edc is calculated. If a normal "ter... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Labor & Delivery: Third trimester bleeding can be serious. Make sure your OB sees you and performs 1. Speculum exam (to see where bleeding is coming from 2. Nst (assess... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Double Uterus: In a female fetus, the uterus starts out as two small tubes. As the fetus develops, the tubes normally join to create one larger, hollow organ — the u... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Cryotherapy - cervix: Usually after cryo, i tell patients to refrain from vaginal intercourse until the drainage stops and at least 2 weeks following treatment.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Unlikely: If you had a full dose of depo-provera (150 mg), you should be protected from pregnancy for up to 14 weeks. If your next shot is in 2 weeks, you're co... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Rarely: Sometimes the cervical canal can scar and form a barrier. You'll know this if you have considerable menstrual pain & no bleeding. Your gyn can check t... Read More
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Sep 22, 2013
Dr. Cano provides thoughtful, helpful, and insightful answers that help all users of this site!
Sep 11, 2013
Knowledgeable answers, cares for patients
Aug 26, 2013
Knowledgeable, caring answers, Thank you
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Thnks--I promise this will be my last question:) My local OB wants me to see specialist at larger centre due to risk of accreta(as you mentioned) & extensive blood bank, NICU,etc.Have you ever admitte...Read More
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The best answers are intelligent informative answers w medical explanations, thank you, very much appreciated! I don't even allow myself to have decaf coffee but these migraines are extremely painful....Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much. I am from India. Gender predictions are prohibited. But am curious. Could you please help me in this regard.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Graduated 1991MD

Medical/Graduate school

UC Davis School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

University of California School of Medicine San Francisco, Fresno Central San Joaquin Valley Medical Education Program

Awards

Berlex Foundation - Resident Education Award
Syntex Laboratories, Inc. - Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year (x2)
Roche Laboratories - Outstanding Resident Teacher of the Year

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
ACOG
Adventist Medical Center, Reedley
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