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Dr. Juan Richiusa

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fort Myers , FL
19 years experience male

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Family Health center SW Fl

Fort Myers , FL

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Fort Myers , FL
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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131 Answers
15 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Check classification: Everybody can verified. Any medication that is class b is proven to be safe for pregnancy. If you have any concerns ask your dr. Before taking any med... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Possible: The longer is the exposure to the virus the more likely is the infection.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
None: The importance of talking about fertility is given a good medical history including: medical illnesses, surgeries, and important medicines your are ta... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Glucose control: During pregnancy mothers have a physiologic adjustment and become Insulin resistant. This is for fetal exchange of nutrients.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Ovarian cyst are hormone dependent. Most of the time we see growth during first stage of pregnancy when the ovary is the source of hormones for the e... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Birth control: If dysmenorrhea is a problem you might consider long term contraception. Mirena (levonorgestrel) decrease your menstrual bleeding and most women beco... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: Depends on your. Nevertheless it is recommended not to use more than 2 yrs straight because it can cause bone loss.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Many causes: Headaches have many etiologies. If the pt had any type of regional anesthesia (spinal/epidural) there could be leakage of CSF due persistent hole in d... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Fetal infection: Screening is necessary because some of these infections can be transmitted to the fetus and can cause serious complications. At the same time, transmi... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: Ibuprofen is an antiinflammatory it doesn't have anything to do with your cycle.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: You don't need to have actual intercourse. Exchamge of bodily fluids by foreplay is enough for transmission.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Lack of blood return: Large uterus tend to compress the vena cava when lying down. Thus, reducing blood return and yo fill like your going to pass out. When lying down you... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Depends: The luteal phase is always constant. So if your cycle is 34 days ( luteal phase 14 days) you ovulate on day 20.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Hysteroscopy: The less invasive method of removal is by operative resection by hysteroscopy. You should look for a dr. With experience on this.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Surveillance: There should not be any problems getting pregnant. Make sure you have cervical length surveillance.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Little: The tot procedure has the shortest time of recovery. However you should wait to resume intercourse until vaginal mucosa fully heals.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Maybe nothing: It could be swelling from intercourse due to increase circulation, or it could be trauma.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Sporadic use of narcotics is fine. However chronic use of narcotics can create withdrawal symptoms on the newborn.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Recheck: One of the symptoms of UTI is frequency. You might get check again. Other things to look for are the amount of fluid you are taking or check for diabe... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Could be: It could be just a late period, but you should make sure by taking a blood test.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: No. If you were regular before ocps. You will resume ovulation once you stop birth control pills.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Possible: If some of the male secretions went inside the vagina and it contain sperms there is a possibility.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Possible: It is possible but a very low probability if you take your pill everyday and use another method.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes : If your breast feeding skin bacteria can cause infection.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Gyn: Well performed h&p by gyn can diagnose this problem.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Most likely from frequent pumping. Or it could be a galactocele.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Specialist: There is actually sport medicine specialist. They are from different branches either family medicine, orthopedics or pmr, but they can all address yo... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: A lot of symptoms of menopause are very similar to depression. It is very important that you see your dr. Before it gets worst. Sometimes simple treat... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Costichondritis: This could be inflammation of the joints between the ribs and sternum, this is called costichondritis. Usuall nsaids help with the pain.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Maybe: If nerves were transacted during the surgery you might feel numb. Howeve with time you may regain sensation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Something he ate: Most likely is something he ate and is having GI symptoms. Foods are not cook the same way. If symptoms persist he should see a dr.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
NOT: This drug does not work for menstrual cramps. This is use for patient with menorrhagia. It could be use for the first days of your period and decreas... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is class b. It means that it has been proven through research that is does not cause any fetal harm.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Dermatology: You should consult with dermatologist first before starting any type of medication to decrease sweating. Remember that sweating is a way of the body t... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: Pt should not be denied birth control. Unless they a contraindication. Even then patients can be offer a copper iud.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Could be: Scented feminine products have chemicals tht could irritate or even cause abnormal tissue changes. That is why is recommended to use everything un sce... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Hydrate: Dizziness can lead to a lot of things. Make sure you keep well hydrated. Make sure you tell your dr of any changes. This could be due to a drop on you... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Hpv is sexually transmitted and you can get by contact with an infected person it may reflect as genital warts or abnormal vginal pap smear.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Sugar control: Diabetics are prone to neuropathy. This means loss of sensation. We usually see this on severe diabetics.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Prolapse: Dome types of bladder prolapse get the urethra kinked. That's why you insert your fingers the reduce the defect and straighten the urethra for appropr... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Bacteria: It means that the vaginal environment has change and become alkaline thus promoting growth of gardernella vaginalis bv.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Nipple stimulation causes release of oxytocin and thus milk production.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
GI: Most common reason for this could be food poisoning.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Make sure you keep a cycle calendar and marked any discrepancies in ovulation.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Cyst?: This could be bening cysts. However you should have your dr either do fna for pathology or close surveillance.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Antiseizure meds are not a problems to get pregnant. Nevertheless some anti seizure meds cause severe fetal anomalies. It is very important that you t... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: If you are planning to get pregnant. You should see your OB first. The most important thing before getting pregnant is to have your sugar under contro... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Bleeding: Some polyps are asymptomatic. However abnormal bleeding is the most common symptom.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Many: It is very important to get a full work up for primary amenorrhea. Depending on the etiology tx can vary from: observation to surgical treatment. Work... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Help: Is been said dha helps with fetal brain development.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Richiusa is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Richiusa is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank u so much fo ur help, yet i couldnt get it :( if the first day of my period is day 1 and my peiod lasts 6 then i never have safeperiod
HealthTap member
My wife has this problem I love her so much, bur she dislikes foreplay and sex. We been married for 7 years now and matters are just geworse
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I have been told by many drs that u can have a false neg but not F neg

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ponce School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, the Fort Myers Region - Spring
2017
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