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Dr. Foti Chronopoulos

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oak Lawn, IL
28 years experience male

Locations

Office

Oak Lawn, IL

Address

4700 W 95th St Ste 303, 60453-2572, Oak Lawn, IL
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

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Health First Health Plan, Inc

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MultiPlan, Inc

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Principal Financial Group

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About

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, Greek, Polish

Doctor Q&A

26 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yep, but get tested!: Lidocaine spray can help but you need to be examined and tested for sexually transmitted disease.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
You're Fine: You have plenty of symptoms that are associated with a healthy pregnancy...Let's not hope for more!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Usually None: Blocked tubes usually don't cause any symptoms. The only way to find out if a tube is blocked without surgery is to have an hsg, a type of radiologic... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Not So Quick: Fluconazole can take days to work and may not work in up to 15% of true cases of yeast infections. Give yourself some time to heal. Otherwise you may... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Absolutely Yes: Anytime you have unprotected sex near (and before) you ovulate you're taking a chance on getting pregnant. Odds on conceiving are dependent on freque... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Depends on Where : Group b beta hemolytic streptococcus can be found normaly in your intestinal track and as such would be considered normal flora. If it were found in ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
No worries: More likely than not you're ovulating )and maybe a bit early). It's very common to see stretchy mucous during ovulation and it can be normal to see so... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
It depends: Some of the side effects from Plan B can mimic pregnancy and Plan B is only 75% effective. You should still check a home pregnancy test, especially if... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Make an appointment : There are a number of things that can make a period irregular. Most importantly those issues can stop you from ovulating and thus prevent pregnancy. M... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Absolutely Yes: Anytime you have unprotected sex near (and before) you ovulate you're taking a chance on getting pregnant. Odds on conceiving are dependent on freque... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Just Be Careful: Although sex in and of itself will not hurt you, it is important that you heal from your incisions. You may want to give it another week. It's not wor... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Probably neither: The average age of menopause in the U.S. Is 51.6 yrs old. Menopause under 40 yrs old is very rare and may be a sign of other problems. It is possible... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
OTC Meds Are Safe: Almost all over the counter cold medications are safe in pregnancy. I would suggest taking an antihistamine, decongestant, mucolytic and cough suppres... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Close to your period: Current early response home tests can detect a pregnancy 4 days before your period. If you want to be sure you can check 2 days after a missed (or sho... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Cool and Dry: Anything that increases moisture or heat in the vaginal area can increase your risk of yeast. Avoid the bathtub, wear cotton underware or none at all,... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Research Says No: Both drugs are category c which means that they should be used with caution during pregnancy. Fluconazole in high doses (400mg/day for 4-5 weeks) can ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Exam will answer : Your symptoms could be related to a number of problems- some of which are transient and some that may be a bigger problem. You need an exam and maybe ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Just Be Careful: Although sex in and of itself will not hurt you, it is important that you heal from your incisions. You may want to give it another week. It's not wor... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Could be pregnancy: Faint lines usually mean an early pregnancy. Sometimes there can be a false positive test, meaning you're not pregnant. There are a number of reasons ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Good Hands Can Help: Placenta previa can pose difficulties during a cesarean because the placenta can be located in the area that the incision in uterus is made to deliver... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Cool and Dry: Anything that increases moisture or heat in the vaginal area can increase your risk of yeast. Avoid the bathtub, wear cotton underware or none at all,... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Make an appointment : There are a number of things that can make a period irregular. Most importantly those issues can stop you from ovulating and thus prevent pregnancy. M... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Could Be: It's still a bit early for an over the counter pregnancy test to be accurate. You sould recheck around the time you would expect your next period. Y... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Tests Will Answer: A couple (or even one) test can give you an answer. It could be pregnancy, a thyroid disorder, or more likely a miscommunication between your ovaries ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Definate Possibility: Although menstrual period length can vary month to month, there is always a possibility of pregnancy when a period is shorter than normal. A quick pre... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Foti Chronopoulos
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Be Safe: At 36 weeks pregnant you should not take chances on pain. Although vaginal pain is very common, pain in your abdomen could be a sign of labor...And in... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chronopoulos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chronopoulos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you so much for helping calm some of my fears!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Illinois College of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1994MD

Affiliations

Advocate christ medical center
Little company of mary hospital
Palos community hospital
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