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Dr. John Tramont

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Washington, DC
30 years experience male

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
2-3 weeks after shot: Since Lupron (leuprolide) initially stimulates the receptors, it is common to have some pain ( if that's the problem) for 2-3 wks after the injection.... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Call your OB : Please see your OB doc asap. You can safely take antivirals to help with herpes while pregnant.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably ok: Having intercourse during the placebo week of the pill should not result in pregnancy, especially if you've been taking them for a while. Using a seco... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See a gynecologist: You should see your gyn for evaluation. A fairly simple exam can identify and treat most problems.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See your gyn: go see your gyn doc. In the meantime, you can use ovulation predictor kits and timed intercourse to improve your chance of conception.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Without knowing your specific circumstances... There's always a chance that pregnancy can result from intercourse. There are many contraceptive optio... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
It depends: If you are pregnant, cervical softening occurs as you progress through pregnancy, especially as you near delivery. If it occurs too early, your OB wi... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Urogynecologist: Many different specialists can repair a recto-vaginal fistula. Urogynecologists are an excellent resource. Some general gyn surgeons are proficient as... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: The 'classic' cycle is 28 days with ovulation on day 14. Normal cycles can be anything from 21-35 total days so it's possible to ovulate on cycle day ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe: Male factor problems account for about 40% of infertility problems. If you have been trying to conceive for less than a year, you might not have anyth... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the number. If your fluid is low enough, your OB will probably consider an induction. If it's borderline and the rest of the testing i... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
50-50: Most experts quote a tubal latency rate of up to 76% after tubal reanastomosis. Some experts suggest a 15% ectopic rate after reversal. Age plays a ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Unless your surgeon told you otherwise, a shower (hot or cold) should be ok.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Days 16-18: The menstrual cycle is divided into 2 parts - the follicular and luteal phases. The luteal phase begins with ovulation and is relatively consistent at... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: A UTI will not prevent conception. If you are trying to conceive, you should look at your medication list to be sure there aren't any additional risk... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: It's possible to have retained products of conception after an abortion. If the pregnancy was an ectopic, an abortion will not have removed the pregna... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
3 days: Most utis are effetively treated in 3-5 days, if you are on the right antibiotic. It's also possible that a UTI is not the only cause of your symptom... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Minimal difference: If you are well-controlled on medication, your symptoms should be similar to 'normal.'. Your pregnancy will be considered 'high-risk' and followed acc... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
A chance: Unprotected sex can lead to, pregnancy at any time during the cycle. However, you are most likely to conceive right around ovulation. If you prefer, y... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: Generally speaking, it would be very unusual for the activities you described to damage the hymen.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe: If you've been consistently taking you pills for the last 3 weeks, you should be safe. If not, 'plan B' would be a reasonable option.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: no. Fibroids don't change your menses. They can be a source of heavy periods or bleeding between periods but won't change your hormonal cycle. There a... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: If the MRI included the proper organs, it would likely detect gross disease. A negative recent Pap smear would likely rule out microscopic or early di... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends : If you have any form of placenta previa (placenta covers all/part of cervix), you should avoid sex. Since the uterus may contract during orgasm so the... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Your doc should be able to order a semen analysis.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: You should continue your bcp's after you finish the Plan B sequence. You don't need to take them the same day as plan b, although if you did, it woul... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
3 weeks...: ...Of clear, watery discharge is normal. While i usually advise my patients to avoid sex for a week, there is probably little risk from having sex soo... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Not likely: If its a monophasic pill, there should be no noticeable effect. If its a multiphasic pill, it is highly unlikely that you will have any problems. Chec... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
At least a week: You should avoid contact for at least a week after treatment to avoid the risk of continued transmission. You should also have a test of cure 3+ week... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Get checked: If you think you are leaking amniotic fluid, get checked by your OB immediately. He/she can figure it out and give you advice regarding your next step... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: While this would be extremely rare, as long as the ovaries remain, pregnancy is possible.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Depending on your condition, it's possible that the increase in heart rate and blood pressure during sexual arousal can contribute to rupture, althoug... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
IVF: Go see an infertility specialist. He/she can give you the risk/benefit info you need. Without surgical reversal of your tubal ligation, in-vitro ferti... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Depending on the severity of endometriosis, conception can be difficult but many women with endometriosis have normal pregnancies. It's also possible ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Not likely: The uterus is well-protected behind the pubic bone at this point. It's behind all of your abdominal muscles and shouldn't be affected. As long as you ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably: Vaginal itching and burning are common symptoms associated with a yeast infection. There are other vaginal/vulvar disorders that can also cause simil... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Depends on age...: ...Among other things. If you were premenopausal at surgery, you might benefit from hrt. If older, have a discussion about risks/benefits with you gyn... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: Unless you have liver problems that make tylenol (acetaminophen) risky for you, it should be fine.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
No: Both pills contain the same ingredients. You shouldn't have any problems.
A member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: The ingredients in nauzene are generally ok in pregnancy.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe: If your ovaries remain, they will function normally. If they are removed, you will have menopausal symptoms soon after surgery unless you start hormon... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: There have been several studies that show no statistically significant increased risk of birth defects when taking ppis. But, as in all cases, you sh... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Once you ovulate: You will be fertile again once you ovulate. The mode of delivery (cesarean vs. Vaginal) will play little role in the return of fertility. You should ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Probably: If there was a fetal heart beat if 150, there must have been a fetal pole. That rate at 7+4 is normal.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Maybe: It is possible but unlikely as current tests are pretty accurate. If you've been using the same test kit, it is possible that you have a faulty kit. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Avoid estrogen: Since ttp can sometimes be triggered by estrogen, you should probably avoid combination pills. The 'mini-pill' that has no estrogen might be an optio... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Unlikely: Since you took plan b only 10 hours after intercourse, you are probably safe.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tramont
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
See a Gynecologist : I suggest you see a gynecologist. Depending on your situation you might be able to use birth control in such a way as to limit the number of periods p... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tramont is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tramont is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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2 months ago was in ER for severe cramping. They said all is well. Transvaginal and normal ultrasound. Thank you. Going back today
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Thank you. Had the lupron for endometriosis to prep for a total hysterectomy. Glad to know this should resolve soon.
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Thanks so much. Yes I noticed in first pregnancy my uterus always contracted w o.

Education & Training

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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 1992MD
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