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Dr. Adam Levy

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Las Vegas, NV
39 years experience male

Locations

University of Nevada School Of Medicine - Faculty Medical Office

Las Vegas, NV

Address

1707 W. Charleston Blvd Ste 120, Las Vegas, NV, US
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Assurant Inc

CIGNA Health Care

Medicaid

About

Bio

Dr. Adam Levy is Associate Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He provides high quality GYN care and Family Planning services as well as participating in Resident and Medical student education and training. He is expert in minimally invasive surgery and pelvic reconstruction.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: California, Nevada

Doctor Q&A

196 Answers
157 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Poss Vien: Without examination is difficult to say, but it sounds like a vein much like a varicose veins that can occur in other areas. A bit unusual for you to ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: If you are sexually active without a birth control method, YES, you could get pregnant. Save yourself the heartache and emotional turmoil associated w... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Unknown: First, plz see your doctor to get the discharge treated. At the same time have a preg test. Its easy and gives you an immediate answer. Cycle irregul... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Pill Failure, Spot: Starting the pill mid-cycle or anytime in the cycle has become more common. This may lead to a pill "failure" ie pregnancy, if backup method is not us... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Depends: You would need to provide much more information than "swollen" ovaries. This is a complex issue that requires a skilled OB/GYN doctor to help you with... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
YES - It is: Irregular bleeding may last up to 6-8 weeks after surgery. Its much less if you get on a Birth control method!!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
No: Bleeding during pregnancy is commonly mistaken for a period. But when it happens it is called threatened miscarrage. A simple preg test clears this qu... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes, BUT: use condoms while on the antibiotic. Unintended pregnancy is frequent in these situations
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
You may never know: A pregnancy test may be positive if you still have any pregnancy hormone in your bloodstream. Otherwise, without chemical or ultrasound tests at the t... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Common Issue: This is quite common. Small amounts of clot can accumulate in your uterus during menstruation, then suddenly pass later after you think you have finis... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Cramping common: This is a common symptom that is relieved with the use of motrin or ibuprophen. It is usually over the counter and use up to 600 mg very 6 hours as ne... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Very common: With miscarriage. See your doctor for vaginal ultrasound. This will help reassure you that all is well and healing.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Side effect: This is a common side effect of depo. Usually goes away without treatment. Sometimes symptoms are bothering so much that u may need to choose an alter... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
No its not: Irregular bleeding with Nexplanon is a known side effect. It can be easily treated with a single month of low dose oral contraceptive. Consider a live... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Breast Irregularites: are quite common. Soreness and swelling on or off of OCPs is also common. Depending on weight gain, you may also develop many venous channels under t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Bleeding after: sex may mean that you have an issue that requires medical care. See a GYN doctor, have a thorough exam to reassure yourself you are ok. Then, if you s... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Common: to have some irregular cycles and has nothing to do with your tubal ligation. recommend that you track your cycle with an app called "My menstrual cyc... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Unlikely but : If she is not on birth control then you are risking an unintended pregnancy. Be smarter. Use a condom and ask her to consider getting a birth control... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Medications, See OB: There are medications to help with this but first you must see your OB. Certain liver problems need to be eliminated as a cause, then you can be sure ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
This is a know SE: The morning after pill is made to provoke menstrual bleeding. It is not unusual to have additional bleeding since it was likely when you started the m... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Should be OK: You are not at increased risk for cysts or excessive cycles from the IVF. Whatever your cycles where like before IVF they will resume. I would suggest... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Its Good: Rh is your blood type. The absence of antibodies means you are healthy. For more details see: http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq027.pdf?dm... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Infinite: Cycle changes are very common and do not mean disease is at fault. See a gyn if it is too frequent or lack of more than 2 months.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
NO: Its normal to have mucous. not IUD fault. Light cycles and no cramping is also normal. Keep it in place. It is a wonderful method and very very safe. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
VERY: This is very normal. Either irregular bleeding, Normal bleeding or none. If worried, Just do a home preg test. It will reassure you.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Not TTS: This is a seroius illness from a tampon left in the vagina too long and the presence of certain bacteria in the vagina. Usually accompanied by rash an... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Need to See MD: This is called oligo- or amenorrhea and associated with hair growth could be something called PCOS. You can try this link but PLEASE see a doctor beca... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Migraines Possible: No, this is not normal. Please see your doctor and OB about this. If they turn out to be migraines, then there is good treatment. A MRI or CT of your ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
D/C normal: Sounds like a very normal discharge. Pain with sex can be for many reasons. You will need to see GYN or FP doctor to evaluate this if ongoing. They wi... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Monistat 3: At the pharmacy get Monistat 3 or equivalent for 3 nights. This should give u some relief.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Acid reflux: Pregnancy leads to many changes. . Including increased acidity in your stomach as well as vomiting especially during the first trimester. You can use... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Perhaps: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a most excellent way to control bleeding. Withdrawal is a possible outcome, but I strongly suggest you have it re-inserted.... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Several Possible: Abdominal cramps have many reasons, However, when they are localized to the pelvis and one side, then the concern increases about an ovarian cyst or o... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Vomiting: Most women do not experience vomiting with menses. Other symptoms do overlap, so best to get a pregnancy test. Oddly enough, some women have "cycles" ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: Ovulation can occur early and sperm survive more than 72 hours..
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Lab tests do not: determine if you will have menses.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
PCOS: very likely. Clomid 50 mg for 5 days every cycle may help you and make you regular as well, If heavy, losing wt also helps fertility. Also get a PAP t... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
See your doctor: While this sounds like something that may be treated medically, you shoud not assume it is a simple issue. Please see your doctor as soon as you are a... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Depends: This depends on of you are trying to be pregnant, for trying to contracept. If the latter is true, then i would suggest you see your gyn and start a b... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: The ocps should not interfere with laser treatment. However, if there are medications to take afterwards, beware, they can reduce the birth control ef... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Pregnancy Test Best: A preg test is the best method to determine pregnancy. The discharge could represent many possibilities so it would be best to see your gyn doctor or ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Poss Urine Infection: These are symptoms of a urinary tract infection or other issue in your urine system. Please see a doctor because a simple test will determine if a uri... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Possibly: This is likely true or they dont care if pregnancy occurs because "natural" planning is not a form of birth control. It is not effective.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Infection types- 2: Basically there are two types of discharge associated with infection. Yeast causes a cottage cheese like discharge. Itching is also a frequent symptom... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Cramping: This medication is meant to cause cramping to expell the contents of the uterus. It can also cause diarrhea, chills, and abdomenal cramping as well. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Yes: See a nurse practioner at a planned parenthood clinic. They are very reliable and knowledgeable. Best of all, it is not expensive to get care there. A... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Many: Symptoms can be as mild as menstrual cramps to nausea, vomiting, severe pelvic pain and abdominal pain. The diagnosis can only be confirmed by your gy... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Possible pregnancy?: Perhaps get a pregnancy test first. Then if. Negative see your doctor if you still feel ill.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
See your doctor: You will need to see you gyn or a fertility doctor to have tests done and evaluate your condition. The list is long, too long for here, but your best ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Any time: Sperm are delivered prior to ejaculation. So pull out is not an effective method of contraception. Sperm live inside you for up to 72 hours. So called... Read More
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Testimonials
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Aug 16, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
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Dec 5, 2014
Perfect Doctor, I would schedule him for in person visits but I am not in his state. I am in New York. Perfect Doctor with Knowledge, Competency and Expertise..
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Oct 11, 2016
what can my wife who is 10 weeks pregnant take(safe medicine) for flue and cold,she cough too much.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It's been a while since I've been on birth control, and it was the pill last time. IGood to know that this is normal. I will check in with my PC about the l. ovary pain.
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thank you for your input. I will try the vaginal method you prescribe
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) you read the question exactly as I meant it. different times

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

UCSF - Fresno
Completed 1989

Residency

UCSF MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1989

Awards

Recognition in Surgical Anatomy
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Nevada - Summer
2014
Most Influential, Second Place, Nevada - Spring
2015

Affiliations

The University of Nevada School of Medicine
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