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Dr. Henry Garcia

Obstetrics and Gynecology
El Paso, TX
10 years experience male

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El Paso, TX

Address

1700 N.Oregon, Suite 530, El Paso, TX
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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English

Doctor Q&A

78 Answers
15 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Pregnancy test: Unfortunately, some people may not tell the truth when it involves sex. Medical evaluation will involve completely different differential diagnoses ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Estrogen : Estrogen during pregnancy can cause swelling of nasal mucosal passages. This swelling will cause the symptom of.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
AFP in amniotic fl: If an amniocentesis is performed and AFP is detectedin the amniotic fluid, this means that the fetus has an open neural tube defect or an abdominal wa... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Decadron (dexamethasone): Generally Decadron (dexamethasone) does not directly affect your menstrual cycles. Decadron (dexamethasone) can cause weight gain and the weight gain ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Hsv: Genital herpes simplex is transmitted by direct contact with active symptomatic lesions. The risk of transmission is 70+% in this scenario. Transmis... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Respiratory distress: Meconium aspiration syndrome(mas) occurs when an infant delivers via meconium stained amniotic fluid which travels into the lungs and causes respirato... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Pap: Normal vaginal flora consists of many different bacteria. The pap smear looks for abnormal cells. There is no need to worry unless abnormal cells are... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Calcium/ Vitamin D: Calcium and vitamin d work together. Vitamin d enhances intestinal absorption of calcium. So if you are deficient in vitamin d, then the calcium being... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Probably not: Mild cramping between cycles is usually due to ovarian follicular development and / or ovulation. Ovarian cancer may be relatively asymptomatic until ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Enbrel (etanercept): Enbrel (etanercept) is a category b medication. There are several reported normal pregnancy outcomes after Enbrel (etanercept) exposure. A pregnancy r... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Prothrombin G20210: Prothrombin gene mutation has not been associated with recurrent first trimester miscarriages. This gene mutation can increase your risk of deep venou... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
HSV and pilar cysts: The difference is that HSV blisters are painful, located on the skin and will be present during the outbreak and then the blisters will disappear com... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Can be either: Ovarian cancer may be relatively asymptomatic until advanced. Some early symptoms can be bloating, pelvic pressure, urinary frequency, difficulty eati... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Pap smear: Hpv is tested by obtaining an endocervical sample with a cervical brush and sending it in a special hpv transport media. Most physicians use liquid b... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Toxo testing: No. A blood test is performed. Serologic (igg and igm) blood testing is the most common initial diagnostic test for acute toxoplasmosis.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Toxoplasmosis : The vast majority of adults with primary toxoplasma infection have no symptoms. When symptoms do occur, patients often complain of fevers, chills, and... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Webbed neck: Webbed neck is associated most commonly with two different conditions, turners syndrome and noonan syndrome. Only turners syndrome is associated wi... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Decreases amniotic : Decreased amniotic fluid level most commonly occurs due to rupture of membranes. Other causes can be due placental insufficiency or fetal renal anomal... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Ovulation: If you are taking your temperature first thing in the morning, a slight increase in your basal body temperature after day 14-16 of your cycle indicate... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
DepoProvera: Depoprovera is a Progesterone injectable birth control that works by preventing ovulation. Since you just stopped using depo, your ovaries are develo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Nipple discharge: Nipple discharge that is transparent or sticky should be evaluated by your doctor. Clear and sticky discharge is very much like plasma, since that is... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
PGM: Prothrombin gene mutation is an inherited coagulopathy. This means that if you have this gene mutation, you can be at increased risk of forming clots ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Pregnancy risk: The risk of ejaculation can occur even within 30 seconds. Some sperm can even come out prior to the complete ejaculate. Emergency contraception can be... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Vomiting: In pregnancy, vomiting peaks at 10 weeks and usually improves between 12 and 14 weeks.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Pagets disease : Pagets disease of the bone has nothing to do with Paget's disease of the breast.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Mainly Relaxin: Relaxin is a hormone produced by the corpus luteum, decidua, and placenta. Relaxin contributes to relaxation of the uterine muscle, separation of the ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Morning sickness : Morning sickness should not last longer than one week after termination. Nausea and vomiting related to pregnancy is caused by hormones , mainly estr... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
B HCG: Hcg or human Chorionic Gonadotropin is produced by trophoblasts. Trophoblasts are placental cells. Hcg is made of two parts (alpha and beta) and is c... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Amniocentesis : The major complications of an amniocentesis are rupture of membranes, direct fetal injury, indirect fetal injury, infection, and fetal loss. The risk ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
AFE: Yes. Amniotic fluid embolism is an abrupt and rapidly deteriorating condition that is manifested by hypotension , respiratory failure and dic. The bod... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Keflex side effects: Keflex is a cephalosporin antibiotic. This antibiotic can commonly cause gastrointestinal side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and sometimes, ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Early pregnancy: Transvaginal sonography can detect a pregnancy- intrauterine gestational sac- as early as 5-6 weeks after last menstrual period or 3-5 weeks after con... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
PE: A pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot (or other material) traveling from some other part of the body obstructs the blood flow of the pulmonary... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Fetal anomaly vs ROM: The most common reason for low amniotic fluid in the second trimester is a fetal anomaly. Most common anomaly involves the renal system. Rupture of m... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Semen: Seminal vesicles are small glands in males that are located just below the bladder. They secrete about 50-70% of the fluid that ultimately becomes sem... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Prolapse : The rectum can prolapse via the posterior vagina. This condition is called a rectocele. The rectum can also prolapse via the anus.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
No: Deafness has never been a reported complication of a forceps delivery. Short-term complications can include lacerations, hemorrhage(intracranial, reti... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Doctors: I am assuming that your visit to a reproductive endocrinologist is for infertility. After you conceive, you will need to see an obstetrician (ob/gyn).
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
CP: No, cerebral palsy is not considered to be a genetic disorder. CP consists of a multifactorial group of nonprogressive clinical syndromes that cause m... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Headaches hormones: Estrogen is more commonly associated with headaches.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Menstrual changes: Propofol does not directly affect your menstrual cycles but the stress of surgery many times affects your menstrual cycle for that month.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Mifeprex action: Mifepristone is a synthetic steroid. It binds to Progesterone receptors (uterus) blocking the effects of progesterone. Progesterone is needed for con... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Abx side effects: Usually mild side effects related to antibiotics disappear within 24-48hrs after stopping the antibiotic. Severe side effects can take longer to reso... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: Vaginal candidiasis (yeast infection) is not considered a sexually transmitted disease. You can have sex.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Highly unlikely: You basically used two forms of birth control. Your risk of pregnancy should be less than 2%.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Turner syndrome: Turners syndrome is one of the most common reasons for premature ovarian failure. Many turner syndrome patients will never menstrate because of rapid ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Don't: Your ob/gyn prescribed Dostinex (cabergoline) at just 1/2 tab twice per week to minimize side effects. Your doctor may increase the dose after a few w... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Can occur: Nausea, vomiting, cramping or headaches can occur with the start of a menstrual cycle. These symptoms are related to the release of prostaglandins fr... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: Yes. Sixteen percent of patients will experience some bleeding within the week after taking plan b. If a normal mentrual cycle has not occurred with... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Garcia
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Hormonal ?: Spotting can sometimes occur pre- ovulation due to hormonal changes affecting the endometrium( inside lining of the uterus). If it occurs at other ti... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Garcia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Garcia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 9, 2012
Great doctor!
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Thanks very much. I notice spotting when I walk. First pregnancy was a breeze and I'm very active but understand I can't be at the moment. Thanks for the detailed answer!!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I now know I'm not dying from something worse. Will research natural r
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This was very helpful. Thanks! haven't had my period and not pregnant, very helpful.

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