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Dr. Michael Seikel

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oklahoma City, OK
46 years experience male

Locations

Office

Oklahoma City, OK

Address

3433 NW 56th ste. 210, Oklahoma City, OK
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About

Bio

Born and trained in Oklahoma City. 32 years of private OB-GYN practice at Integris Baptist Hospital. Married almost 40 years with 2 grown children. Enjoy golf and fishing.

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Probably no problem : The abdominal muscles may burn with exercise for a while after surgery. If not too uncomfortable you may continue to exercise. I tell patients they ma... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
See detailed answer: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) can be associated with weight gain and so can hypothyroidism. Cut calories, continue to exercise, and make sure you... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Yes: Clomid (clomiphene) is the first drug we try in pco patients who are not ovulating. Your doctor will try different doses. If Clomid (clomiphene) is u... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Probably not: You need a pregnancy test and should see your doctor to find out the cause of your pain.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
No: I advise patients to wait 3 weeks. The uterine lining is shedding after the ablation and may be more susceptible to infection.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Get pregnancy test: Missing one pill usually does not result in pregnancy. It is fairly common to skip periods on birth control pills. If pregnancy test is negative start... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Yes: Assuming your ovaries were removed at the time of the hysterectomy, i would encourage you to try estrogen replacement therapy. You are too young to ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Yes: Pelvic pain often gets worse the first two weeks after lupron (leuprolide). This is due to an increase in estrogen from a transient increase in pitui... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
No: You will need to stop drinking when you get pregnant. It would be a good idea to cut back on your drinking now and be sure to take a prenatal vitamin ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
3 possibilities: This could be a normal early pregnancy, the start of a miscarriage, or even a tubal pregnancy. You will need your HCG repeated and an ultrasound somet... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Ovulation: Most likely one of your ovaries is releasing an egg. This usually occurs about 2 weeks after your period and can be associated with cramping and light... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Yes and no: Start the camrese the day following the last pill in your current pack. Assuming you are on a 28 day pill pack you will probably be finishing your pe... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Put it back in.: Use a back up method of contraception this cycle ( foam and condoms would be a good choice). If you do not have a period when ring removed at usual ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Unlikely. : This is probably a bartholin's cyst. The bartholin's gland duct gets blocked causing the gland to swell and fill with fluid. They sometimes get infect... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Probably not: If the cervical opening is visible then the iud should go in with little difficulty. Your doctor will be able to tell during an examination.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Fibrocystic breast: This is a benign inflammation of the breast. However it could be something more serious so see your doctor for an examination and possibly a mammogra... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Request it: The only reason to take Clomid (clomiphene) is if you are not ovulating and actively trying to get pregnant. A 19 year old can use clomid (clomiphe... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Seikel
Obstetrics and Gynecology 46 years experience
Yes: Sometimes one ovulates later than normal and becomes pregnant during a time when you shouldn't. This is why rhythm is a poor method of contraception.
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Testimonials
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HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Seikel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Seikel is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thank you. Was dx w/ endometriosis and this was my first lupron injection. Relieved to know that this will resolve soon.
HealthTap member
Thank you for your kind answer and thank you for not using my age negatively in your response.
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much for your advice, I really appreciate it!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, OK
Graduated 1976MD

Affiliations

OB-Gyn Specialists Inc.
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