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Dr. David Doucette

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Centerville, OH
40 years experience male

Locations

Office

Centerville, OH

Address

6438 Wilmington Pike, Suite 300, Centerville, OH
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My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Ohio

Doctor Q&A

147 Answers
27 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Birth control pill: Yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) is a combination birth control pill (oral contraceptive) that contains the ingredients ethinyl Estradiol a... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Milky breasts: Galactorrhea is a condition where milk flows from the breast at a time not associated with pregnancy, childbirth, or nursing. It can occur at any age... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Start trying: Assuming you have no significant medical conditions or medications, start prenatal vitamins with dha, and then just start having intercourse on a regu... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Right lung and heart: The breasts lie over the rib cage and chest wall. Within the chest cavity are the heart and lungs and in some people remnants of the thymus gland whi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
About 1 ounce: The typical menstrual fluid volume is between 10 and 80 milliliters or about 1-6 tablespoons with 35 ml. being average. A typical tampon or normal pad... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Flush with liquid: Any use of liquid instilled into the ear canal could be described as ear irrigation (best done by a professional). Sometimes, the ear canal can becom... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Maybe: Breasts consist of skin, fibrous tissue, glands, and fatty tissue. Anything that diminishes your body fat including weight loss would decrease the fa... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
BP up d/t preg: In a person who develops elevated blood pressure during pregnancy or just after pregnancy the term gestational hypertension would apply. This is diff... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
After ovulation: The luteal phase of the menstrual cycle is the time from ovulation until the first day of the next period. It typically is the fixed part of the cycle... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Probably normal: Presuming your not pregnant, it is not uncommon for some pills to suppress uterine lining proliferation so much that there is no significant sloughing... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Chloasma, or darkening of the skin is a common side effect of oral contraceptive therapy. It is usually not too noticeable and its appearance varies ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
One you will use: Sounds like a condescending answer but the best birth control method is the one you feel most comfortable with and will practice faithfully. If you a... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Perimenopause: Perimenopause is a time when hormone production is not consistent and is a time that menstrual cycles can become irregular and vary in amount of bleed... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not very: Imagine that you are snorkeling under water. Do you notice how muffled all of the sounds are from even a nearby motorboat? Same for the baby, who is ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Toxemia: Hellp is an acronym for hemolysis, elevated liver function tests, and low platelets. Many patients with hellp have symptoms of pre-eclampsia like hig... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not directly: While weight gain is one of the reported side effects of oral contraceptives, it is most likely due to an increased ape titer and subsequent increased... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Very few: There are no reported systemic side effects but topical side effects include dry skin, scaling, redness, itching, burning, or sensitivity to light.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Low fat and sugar: A healthy diet that is low in fat, salt, and simple sugars is best. Moderate protein intake along with more complex carbohydrates are encouraged. Vi... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Serial BP's: The primary testing is measuring blod pressures multiple times at different times of the day and on multiple days. No one BP reading can establish th... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
No: Schizophrenics are a diverse group of individuals. There are many types. It is a devastating brain disease. With treatment, some schizophrenics can ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Maybe nothing: The goal in hypertensive treatment in pregnancy is not to get the BP as low in the normal range as possible. The goal is to avoid wide fluctuations a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Childbirth: Vaginal prolapse is due to relaxation of the pelvic floor muscles. Although some studies have found up to 25% of female college athletes have stress ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Patient specific: The best surgical treatment is one that is tailored to your specific findings and complaints. One surgery does not fit all patients. There is contro... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Supportive care: There is no known cure for this disease. Treatment is directed toward improving heart effects and diminishing the effects of a failing liver.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Needs evaluation: Your girlfriend should have a pelvic examination to determine if there is an issue with an overly tight hymenal ring and/or rule out any anatomic caus... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
No: Taking a good prenatal vitamin along with a good balanced diet should give you all of the nutrients you need for a healthy pregnancy. It is unusual t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Experienced: Most prolapse surgery is done by gynecologists specially trained and experienced in pelvic prolapse repair. Those who have chosen to do that exclusiv... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Cardiovascular fails: This disease can present anytime during pregnancy and up to a few days after delivery. Initial presentation is cardiovascular collapse and severe sho... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: There are innocent causes of bleeding like implantation bleeding and sensitive cervix, but there are also serious causes such as placental separation ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Surgically: Vaginal prolapse that doesn't respond to conservative treatment can be treated surgically. The approach can be through the abdomen , through the vagi... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Usually: Today's healthcare is largely driven by evidence based principles and extraneous treatments are neither encouraged academically or by reimbursing agen... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Might allow bleed: Women using depoprovera typically bleed very little or not at all. A small number will have irregular spotting that is unpredictable and typical of pr... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
See doctor: Some mild redness around a piercing site could be normal but only an examination by a medical professional can determine if you really have an infecti... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Patient specific: The best surgical treatment is one that is tailored to your specific findings and complaints. One surgery does not fit all patients. There is contro... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Probably: Ofloxacin is an antibiotic that would typically be effective in a urinary tract infection. The usual dose would be 200-400 mg twice daily for about 5... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Normal: Abnormal breast masses will not compress out but imaging artifact will. All imaging studies have a multitude of technical reasons why one single view... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not significant: Some studies suggest that use of birth control pills appears to slightly increase the risk of breast cancer, especially among younger women. However, ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Maybe: The uterus can be described as anteverted (top of uterus pointing toward your front), retroverted (top pointing toward back), or mid position. It is ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Unpredictable : One of the problems with Progesterone only contraceptive methods is the unpredictable bleeding pattern. Most patients on Depo-Provera don't have any ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Normal: As some women get older their cervix starts to close and this is a normal process. This is called cervical stenosis if it closes more narrow than nor... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Generally, yes: Most women have fairly symmetrical breast tissue architecture from one side to the other. It is very common to have mild asymmetry in terms of size. ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: Some chemo regimens can cause menopause. In menopause you typically produce little to no estrogen. The genital tract tissues depend on estrogen to re... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes and no: You can get pregnant with depositing ejaculate at the vaginal opening/introitus but less likely to get pregnant 4 days after your period ended with 35... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: One of the "features" of birth control pills is having very light periods and in some women even no periods once in awhile or all the time. This can ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Possibly: Mechanical stretching of the vagina and vaginal opening can cause bleeding from a purely mechanical basis. Sometimes this can be pain free but not al... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes.: Most women are pretty fertile at mid cycle which would be about two weeks from when your last period started. You do not indicate if you're using any... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Too dry: Typically, the feelings you describe result from inadequate vaginal lubrication. Some solutions are to try more prolonged foreplay to improve the lub... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Probably not: More likely to be a variation in your period rather than a pregnancy. A pregnancy test is usually positive within 10 days of conception and generally... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Not usually: Generally, the best ultrasound for dating is an early first trimester ultrasound. It is unlikely to be off by that much from where the actual pregnan... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Stresses old scar: A common worry is that it is possible that the old c-section scar on your uterus might not have had enough time to heal and "toughen" up. Although ol... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Doucette is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Doucette is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks so much for taking the time to answer! The doc also said it could be Interstitial Cystitis causing my discomfort even though I don't have all the classic symptoms...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Been having issues w. sexual interests and husband thinks its him and isn't. and I'm only 26yrs old
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My mum is facing this problem she's afraid I'm trying to minimise the fear by this research thank you

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Loma Linda University School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

Naval Hospital Oakland, CA
Completed 1990

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Kettering Region, OH - Summer
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Second Place, Ohio - Summer
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Oak Creek OB Gyn Inc
Kettering Physician Network
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