Dr. Daniel Lee

Obstetrics and Gynecology
McAllen, TX
22 years experience male

Locations

Daniel Lee D.O.- Valley Care Clinics

McAllen, TX

Address

1309 E. Nolana Suite C, McAllen, TX, US
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

9566310441

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Office

McAllen, TX

About

Bio

Practicing ob/gyn in McAllen, Texas. Specializing in full range obstetrics, minimally invasive gyn surgery, bioidentical hormone replacement.

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

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

211 Answers
89 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Different reasons: The question is a little confusing but i think you are stating that you believe you ovulated because a home lh kit was positive and you had time inter... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Impossible to know: Without examining you it's impossible to know if the pain is coming from your vagina, uterus, bladder, bowel, or tubes/ovaries. All can present with t... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
See a physician: You need to see a doctor as soon as possible. Pain like this can be from a tubal pregnancy (ectopic). At 8 weeks this can be an emergency.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: It's not normal to have your period that close together. Important to make sure you are not pregnant. If you are not pregnant then relax and wait some... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Repeat your pregnancy test in one week. If you're pregnant it should certainly be positive by then.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Progesterone: Progesterone is given to thin the endometrial stripe. This should obviously be done under the care of your physician.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possible infection: This is possibly an infection. You should be seen by your physician.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes this is common. However, see your ob.Gyn immediately if you have any vaginal bleeding, painful contractions, or gross leakage of fluid.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
GI evaluation: Looks like you need to be referred for an evaluation by a gastroenterologist. Symptoms appear similar to a gastric ulcer and possible irritable bowel... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Depends : If there was clear evidence of male genitalia then it's a male. Sometimes it looks like one type of genders anatomy but the sonographer is not sure. S... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Usually not: It's uncommon to get pregnant while you're having a menstrual bleeding. You normally ovulate or release an egg and thus are fertile during the middle ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Inferility: Infertility, chronic pelvic pain, pain with intercourse and other issues. You and your need to be treated.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes its common: It's common to have Foley catheter inserted during a vaginal hysterectomy to keep your bladder empty during the surgery.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
It's common : It is common to have a missed period at 39 yr of age. It has no effect on your health. You missed a period because you did not ovulate an egg. If you... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Needs evaluation : You may have a uterine infection called endometritis. I recommend that you be evaluated by an ob/gyn.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Multiple factors : There are multiple factors for a missed period. These include but are not limited to stress, pregnancy, pituitary masses and others. If you are not pr... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Yes it's possible that your bleeding last month was due to implantation of the embryo. If you are concerned then do a home pregnancy test.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Most likely period: You never can be certain of the timing of ovulation but if you have regular cycles then you probably are not pregnant if you had intercourse 6 days af... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Pregnancy test now: You should do a pregnancy test now. It should be positive if you are pregnant, given you are one week late for your menstrual period.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Your pregnancy test should be positive 5 weeks after intercourse. Having a light menstrual period is common and probably not related to pregnancy.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not from you: If you were negative. He is positive. Most likely he has been positive for some time and it didn't come from you.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Obstetricians are considered obstetricians/gynecologists(ob/gyn)however some ob/gyns do only OB and some do only gyn.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Probably anovulation: First thing with abnormal bleeding is to make sure you are not pregnant. If you are not pregnant then most likely you are not ovulating and that has l... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Nothing proven. : There is no scientific data or studies that i'm aware of that shows a way for a couple to be more likely to have a male baby.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: No. This will not cause harmful levels of mercury.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Many possibilities: There are different causes for bumps in the vaginal area. Bartholin's gland cysts, gartner duct cyst, ingrown hair, inclusion cyst, etc. If you are no... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
1 week : Wait one week after your missed menstrual cycle or 3 weeks after when you think conception occurred.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Repeat a pregnancy test again in one week. If you are pregnant it should be positive by then.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
2 weeks: It takes a few weeks to feel the effects Estrace (estradiol) has on the vagina for vaginal atrophy or dryness.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes : What you describe is normal but if your cramping becomes severe or period becomes a heavy flow you need to see your ob/gyn.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Uti symptoms : The symptoms of UTI include burning, itching, frequency of urination, lower abdominal pain, foul-smelling urine.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possibly scar tissue: I'm not sure if you have had persistent pain or if this just started to occur. If it has been persistent pain for two years, the pain is often related... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not likely: Not likely. Trips are so rare that being 60 pounds overweight is not going to make it significantly any more likely to have triplets or quads.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possible infection: This could possibly do you to an infection. You also maybe having some light spotting which can occur frequently during the menstrual cycle.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Multiple causes: Mid cycle spotting can be due to numerous causes. Some are pregnancy, hormonal changes that effect the lining of the uterus, polyps, fibroids. If you... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Due date 3/23/13: Assuming you had an ultrasound on sept 13 that measured the fetus at 12 wks 5 days. Your due date would be 3/23/13 with the date of conception 6/30/12... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possible: It's always possible to be pregnant with unprotected intercourse no matter when it occurred in your cycle. If the the first day of your LMP was 10/2... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possibly: You really should be examined by your obgyn, if you are having back pain with tight stomach. Hopefully it is all just a stomach bug that is causing yo... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Take another abx: Often people are not able to tolerate certain antibiotics. Make sure you're not taking it on an empty stomach. You need to notify your physician and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Few things: Sorry to hear about your miscarriage. It's likely that your positive pregnancy test is related to your last miscarriage. I'm an on/gyn in your area an... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No. : White discharge and back pain is usually not a sign of pregnancy. However if you are concerned it is best that you do a home pregnancy test.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Check HCG: I would check a pregnancy test. If you are not pregnant then give it some time. You may just have not ovulated this month and thus will not have a men... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: The mal odorous discharge that you describe is suspicious of a vaginal infection called bacteria vaginosis. You should be evaluated for this by a phys... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Infection: Sounds like you have a vaginal infection. You should be seen by your OB physician and be evaluated.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: If you are having heavy bleeding which is associated with fibroids then yes then can be a cause of anemia.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Probably hormones. : It's always possible you are pregnant even if you had bleeding. If not pregnant then often women have symptoms as you describe when their cycles are o... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Unlikely not related: Your spotting is unlikely not related to you not having a menstrual period. The spotting can come from the recent sex, and you can have some bleeding... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Many factors: Many factors cause irregular menstrual cycles. It can be due to pregnancy and you might want to check a pregnancy test in one week. But it also can be... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Difficult: When your uterus reaches your umbilicus (belly button) you are generally 20 weeks. Before then it is difficult to feel the uterus and determine how fa... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lee is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you but I don't have an obgyn at the moment. And I asked to be treated for bv at the ER but they refused because I'm first trimester
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Thank u. I actually have an appointment with a specialist in 2 weeks. So I will surely discuss it with him.
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Thanks for your quick reply! What If IJust Did A Fertility Test And I Dont Ovulate W Only One Ovary?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, IL
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

In His Image Family Practice Residency

Awards

AAFP Resident Research Scholars Award – “Accuracy of Obstetrical Ultrasound Dating by Family Medicine Residents”
Resident Teacher Award – Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
Behavioral Medicine Award – In His Image Family Practice Residency

Affiliations

Christian Medical and Dental Association
American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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