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Dr. Yashica Robinson White

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Opelika, AL
18 years experience

Locations

Office

Opelika, AL

Address

2125 Executive Park Drive, Opelika, AL
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About

Bio

Board Certified OBGYN. More than eight years experience. Specialize in treatment of infertility, menopausal symptoms and adolescent medicine. Trained at Morehouse School of Medicine and University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB).

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

75 Answers
63 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Severe Pre Eclampsia: Hellp syndrome is a form of severe pre eclampsia that is characterized by elevated blood pressures +protein in the urine, he - hemolysis (the breakdow... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Lots of things: Many pregnancy test are reliable within one week of the date you expect your cycle. If you have timed this properly, you can trust your result. In ref... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Possibly: It really depends on whether you had unprotected sex close to the time for ovulation. I would recommend taking a pregnancy test if your cycle is late... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
VBAC: The biggest risk to consider in the case of a repeat c-section after a failed vbac is the risk of emergency surgery as opposed to a scheduled, control... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
1 week before cycle: Most home pregnancy test can reliably detect pregnancy a minimum of 1 week prior to the date you expect your cycle to begin. Sometimes it is difficul... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Maybe infection: Generally, thick, white, clumpy discharge is consistet with yeast and should respond to over-the-counter antifungal meds. Since this has not worked, ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Low estrogen: Any condition that causes low estrogen levels may lead to vaginal dryness including being postpartum and use ofcertain medications (lupron (leuprolide... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Recurrent yeast: To prevent yeast infections, wear cotton or silk underwear to prevent excess moisture. Avoid douching and eat more yogurt. The active cultures repleni... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Have a healthy diet: To prevent excessive weight gain during pregnancy, consume a healthy diet. You should eat a variety of foods from all of the food groups. Have 3 well... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Maybe: What u are describing maybe braxton hicks or just baby moving. I suggest that u palpate (feel) your abdomen when u experience discomfort. With ctxns u... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
It depends: It depends on the setting. In some practices your OB will do your initial ultrasound. Generally, for your detailed anatomy scan around15wks - 20wks g... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Doctor is wrong:)!: This means nothing. Perhaps your cervix appears large and patulous. Apparently, this is normal for you. The cervix can have variable shapes and sizes.... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Ovulation problem: Irregular periods indicate a problem with ovulation. These women may have difficulty getting pregnant without the help of their physician. Usually a l... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
It depends: The best option 4 stopping breakthrough bleeding(btb) depends on the underlying cause. 4 example, if u use birth control pills & frequently miss doses... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: The ingredients in asthma inhalers are not known to interfere with the results of pregnancy tests. If you are concerned or you are having difficulty ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Motrin and/ or OCPs: Cramps are cause by the release of compounds your body produce called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins production is reduced with the use of nonsteroida... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Many option: There may be several good options for you to use as an alternative to your curent method of contraception. It would be important to know your medical... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can get a hepatitis a vaccination during pregnancy. The safety of this vaccination has not been determined, however, it is not a live virus. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Pills help bleeding: Oral contraceptive pills may help regulate your cycle. It is important to remember to take your pills daily as prescribed. If you miss tablets, you ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Not a problem: Normally, the lining of the uterus thickens monthly in preparation for pregnancy. When u don't get pregnant, the hormone level drops & "signals" the u... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Need treatment: With heavy painful cycles as described above, i strongly recommend u make an appt to see your doctor. You will be assessed to see if there are other p... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Your local GYN: You can go to your local gynecologist, family practictioner, or even internist if they perform pap smears. They can counsel you and do the test. It i... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Possibly: If you have missed a cycle and now you are experiencing abnormal spotting, i recommend you take a pregnancy test. It is possible you may be pregnant.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Too high: As a diabetic, you should strive for good bloodsugar. Goal is between 95-105 first thing in the morning - before your first meal. 140 or less 1hour a... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Take test to confirm: When your menstrual cycle is late and you experience symptoms consistent with pregnancy, you should try to confirm your pregnancy status asap. This is... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: Colds are generally caused by viruses that will not harm the baby. It should resolve within 7-10 days.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is normal to lose lots of hair after having a baby. This is a condition called telogen effluvium. Hormonal changes in the postpartum period &... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
About 20%: On the average, women without any fertility issues have a 1 in 5 chance of getting pregnant each month. If your period is late, this is a good time t... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
It depends: The amount of time it take for vaginal stitches to dissolve depends on the type of suture (stitch) used. Check with your md to be sure. Generally, yo... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Possibly: A patient who has had a previous pregnancy affected by hellp syndrome is at increased risk of having another pregnancy affected by hellp syndrome. It... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Severe Pre Eclampsia: Hellp syndrome is a form of severe pre eclampsia that is characterized by elevated blood pressures +protein in the urine, he - hemolysis (the breakdow... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: No, hating the father of your unborn baby is not reason enough to have an abortion. Hate is a very strong emotion. This should not be an emotional de... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: A missed period can mean lots of things. It sounds like you just started depo. Many women take longer to achieve amenorrhea (complete absence of mense... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: Hot flashes are commonly associated with menopause. Some women experience more intense vasomotor symptoms than others. If your symptoms are affectin... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: A ct scan is okay. If your md is ordering this study, it is likely that the risk of missing a diagnosis outweighs the risk of a single exposure to yo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: Genital herpes does not cause birth defects. It is important to understand that it is not recommended for a woman to have a vaginal delivery if she ha... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Possibly stress: As you know, it is important to rule out pregnancy, take a pregnancy test. If it is negative and this is the first time, i recommend you just monitor... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: In a women who has no known reproductive abnormalities, it is difficult to tell with certainty that she is completely infertile. If a couple has troub... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Based on other scans: All dimensions of the baby are measured. The gestational age of your baby is determined. His/her measements should be consistent with the range of nor... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
It depends: Whether u should wait 4 your cycles to regulate on its own depends on how far postpartum u are. In the immediate pp period, the cycles may be irregula... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
It depends: The effect that untreated STDs have on a baby who was delivered vaginally depends on the std. Some STDs may cause repiratory lesions, preterm labor, ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: It is poss. 2 restore breast milk supply. Remember the concept of supply & demand.... Pump, pump, pump! the more u demand, the more u should produce. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: Irregular periods indicate a problem with ovulation. These women may have difficulty getting pregnant without the help of their physician. Usually a l... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: No, your baby will not automatically have herpes. It is more likely for your baby to become infected if you have an active lesion/ outbreak at the tim... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Slim chance: Your baby will not automatically have herpes because you have herpes. It is more likely for your baby to become infected if you have an active lesion/... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Same as other pills: The side effects of ortho cept pills is the same as other combined hormonal birthcontrol pills. Side effect include: breast tenderness, GI upset (naus... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No difference: Ultrasound uses sound waves to create an image. The main difference is just the area tha is being evaluated.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Close, but yes: In this case, you should be fine as long as your early ultrasound looks good. Getting pregnant after your D&C is fine. But a D&C after pregnancy would... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Not related: Notoriously, scans are more inaccurate the later in pregnancy they are obtained. Additionally, the size of the baby does not indicate when you will ac... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yashica Robinson White
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Not quite: Generally, if you are at or near full term (40wks/ close to your due date) with an uncomplicated pregnancy, you should wait until your contractions ar... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Robinson White is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Robinson White is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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thank you i will be sure to keep an eye on things. also since i posted that question i spotted just a little and i am having dizzy spells but it only happens in the morning
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Thank you!Wish you were there! Thank you for the outstanding ob care during my pregnancy!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Awsome, doc!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Morehouse School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2004MD

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