Dr. Jie Xu

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Media, PA
19 years experience male

Locations

Riddle OBGYN Associates

Media, PA

Address

1098 West Baltimore Pike, Riddle HCC III, Suite 3106, Media, PA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

AmeriChoice

BlueCross BlueShield

Keystone Mercy Health Plan

Medicaid

Personal Choice

Tricare

UnitedHealthcare

Medicare

Office

Philadelphia, PA

About

Bio

Dr. Xu is originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He obtained his medical degree from Saba University in the Netherlands-Antilles, and completed his OBGYN residency with Drexel at Hahnemann University Hospital. He currently resides in Philadelphia and practices out of Riddle Memorial Hospital in Media, PA.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Preventive Medicine

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

265 Answers
43 Agrees
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Pain.: The main symptom would be pain, which can be severe if the cyst ruptures. Speak with your doctor. An easy way to check is to obtain a pelvic ultrasoun... Read More
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Instructions: The doctor who gave you the pills would have given you instructions. Call the office if you need clarification. Some doctors would like you to repeat ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Stay strong!: It is a tough period to go through, but remember that you are never alone in this. Friends and family provide good sources of support. If that's not a... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Get a blood test.: If your home pregnancy test is positive, see your doctor to obtain a blood pregnancy test to better evaluate if you are pregnant.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Cyclical: While it is true that these can be very similar symptomatically, pain from endometriosis are usually cyclical, that is, related to your menses. It is ... Read More
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Exam: If you also had your ovaries removed, your vagina may not have enough natural lubrication during sex from being postmenopausal, and this can lead to l... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Unlikely.: Even though nothing is ever 100% yes or no, the chances are very slim, especially in light of also using condoms and not ejaculating inside, along wit... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Keep trying.: If you are off birth control and are having unprotected sex with a regular predictable menstrual cycle, the chance of natural conception each month is... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Home pregnancy test: If you are worried about pregnancy, check a home pregnancy test. Speak with your doctor regarding any concerns regarding pregnancy tests or menstrual ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Not pregnant.: With 3 tests, you can be assured that you're not pregnant. You probably just didn't ovulate. It happens occasionally and you shouldn't stress about it... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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20% per month: The monthly average rate of natural conception from unprotected sex is about 20% and usually not higher than 35%, so keep trying. If you are unsuccess... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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The difference is: A yeast infection is caused by yeast. The bacterial infection that i think you are referring to is not actually an infection. It's an imbalance of the... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
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Ultrasound.: If her dating is accurate and she is indeed ~12wks, then getting an ultrasound now will give you a good idea whether it's a singleton or multiple preg... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Varies: Sometimes symtoms before your period and pregnancy symptoms can be similar. You should wait and see if your period comes. If your period is late for s... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
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Arguable.: I believe this scare arose in the wake of a german study that found a significantly increased risk of heart attack among women taking calcium suppleme... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Likely normal.: It is normal to have more discharge, that's clear to white colored, during pregnancy. However, if you experience vaginal irritation or there is a foul... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Breastfeeding: Is not an effective method of birth control. If you have been having unprotected sex then there is a chance for pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test. Bre... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Clear discharge: Is usually benign, but you should speak with your doctor and perhaps rule out infection with an exam and some testing, especially if you are sexually ... Read More
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Exam: Have a doctor evaluate you for this first to find out what is causing the problem, e.g. Bacterial vaginosis, yeast, other infections. This way they ca... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
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Exercise: Exercise regularly. Eat a healthy diet. Multivitamins. Minimize stress. Communicate. Use protection.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Consult your OBGYN: Keep a menstrual diary and use ovulation kits to help determine when you ovulate. Have sex the day before, day of, and day after ovulation. Monthly ch... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Very unlikely.: Morning after pill is not perfect, but the chances are slim, especially in light of a negative pregnancy test. If you're worried because you're period... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Try to limit alcohol: No set guideline on how much is safe. Remember that alcohol does pass through breastmilk and babies clear it slower than adults. Daily drinking and br... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
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One option is: You can take the home test now since you are late. If it's negative, wait 7 days. If still no period, take another home test. Good luck!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
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Often normal.: See your doctor to make sure there is no infection. It is often a normal finding, similar to swelling of feet during pregnancy. That area becomes very... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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No problem.: The easiest regimen to follow is just to keep taking it every 24 hours. For example, if it's due at 8am normally here, then just convert that to the c... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Many possibilities: Sources of bleeding can be from the vagina, the cervix, or the uterus. Sometimes, it can even be from the opening from which you urinate, or the anus.... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy test: Take a home pregnancy test. If it's negative and you want to be sure, you can repeat it in 5 to 7 days. If your periods become consistently irregular ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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In moderation.: A moderate intake of red wine is linked to better cardiovascular health. Too much alcohol, of course, has detrimental effects on the human body. As th... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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No.: A urinary tract infection will not cause your period to come early. It might lead to crampy lower abdominal pain, though. The bladder sits above the u... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
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Always.: There is always a chance of pregnancy from unprotected sex, regardless of timing; so if your wife's period is late, have her take a home pregnancy tes... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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No.: The hormone changes in the pregnancy state prevents ovulation.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Both partners: Should have their chlamydia treated, and avoid sex with each other or anyone else for at least 2 to 3 weeks after treatment. Please consult your respe... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
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Keep: Keep menstrual diary, use ovulation kits, have sex day before and day of ovulation.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Breakthrough bleed: You can take your pills twice daily for 5 to 10 days to see if the bleeding stops, skip the placebo pills and start the new pack right away. Treat the... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Unlikely, but check.: Rod is not 100% effective, so you can always check a pregnancy test. Also, there are many types of rods. In the U.S., there are two intrauterine devic... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Keep in mind: That probability of conception is more dependent on maternal age than paternal age. Reproductive concerns related to advanced paternal age are less we... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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May be expected.: Some of the common side effects of the morning after pill are menstrual irregularities, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, etc. If this persists or wor... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Some side effects: Some of the common side effects of the morning after pill are menstrual irregularities, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dizziness... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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Ethinorm E: Is estrogen without progestin. Why were you taking it? Ask your doctor about using Progesterone for a few days to see if you will bleed. If you haven'... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
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BRAT and meds: It may help to eat bland foods and stick to the brat diet (bananas, rice, apple sauce, toast). Avoid strong flavors that might cause nausea. There are... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
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Exam.: Could be an infection. Have your doctor evaluate you for this. Best of luck!
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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Good question.: It is never 100% safe to have unprotected sex. Although the chance of pregnancy is low immediately after menses, it is still possible. You are also no... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
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Not always.: Many doctors will stop doing pap tests for women older than 65 or 70, as long as there is no recent history of cervical dysplasia (abnormal paps and p... Read More
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Good question.: There is no right or wrong answer. Maternal sensitization would be very rare this early since fetal circulation is barely established. Some practition... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Occasionally,: There can be variations to your menstrual cycle. Normal could be every 21 to 35 days. If you have a negative pregnancy test, start keeping a menstrual... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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No.: Your chances are the same with or without a stomach virus. Best of luck to you both!
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A 24-year-old female asked:
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3 months: Is roughly 12 weeks gestation. Medical termination is recommended up to 9 weeks (63 days), after which surgical termination is the preferred approach.... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Takes time.: It depends on if you're ovulating. Don't expect it to be clockwork yet. Especially if breastfeeding, as well. Plus, regular cycles can be anything bet... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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You need to: Follow up with those providers to make sure the process is complete, such as getting an ultrasound. Then speak to your doctor about all the birth cont... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Xu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Xu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
Thanks for answering questions on HealthtAp
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Thanks for the comforting words. Nice for someone to offer suggestions instead of having to piecemeal possible theories. Truly, thank you!
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I felt relieved coz I only stand&walk to the bathroom to shower&defacate the rest are all in bed so i use bedpan to pee.thanks alot Doc!
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Thanks I can't get pregnant I don't know why I've been trying for 2years now and eating right and as we'll taking prenatal pills .

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Toronto
Graduated 2004MD

Medical/Graduate school

Saba University School of Medicine
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

Drexel University College of Medicine / Hahnemann University Hospital

Awards

Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Resident Teaching Award, Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital of Philadelphia
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Pennsylvania - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
American Medical Association

Publications

Modified Rotational Bowel Vaginoplasty after Total Pelvic Exenteration
Single-Port Access Laparoscopic Tubal Occlusion
Reduced Port Surgery: Single-Port Laparoscopy (SPA) using reusable 3mm sleeves for access
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