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Dr. Jie Xu

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Media, PA
18 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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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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Home pregnancy test.: Take a home pregnancy test. The average monthly risk of pregnancy from unprotected sex is ~20%. If you want to decrease that risk, speak to your docto... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Best approach is: Always non-surgical, such as a strict regimen of diet and exercise with a nutritionist on board. That way you can keep the weight you lose with the li... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Check with your doc.: Double check with your doctor. He or she usually would not prescribe something that is not safe, while knowing that you are pregnant. Best wishes.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
20% per month: The average chance of pregnancy from unprotected sex each month is 20% (up to 35%), regardless of timing, according to reproductive literature. Speak ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Regular periods?: The Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot is one of the slower to reverse reversible contraceptive methods. When was last shot? If your periods are ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 56-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Hernia: It could be an umbilical hernia. Obtain a consult with a general surgeon who can diagnose and repair such defects. Good luck!
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No.: I'm not aware of this. Both methods aim to inhibit ovulation. If you get Depo Provera every 12 weeks (3 months) and you also took Ella (ulipristal ace... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Follow-up visit.: If a patient had surgery, the patient should make a follow-up visit with their surgeon so she or he can examine them and make sure everything is heali... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 67-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Need postpartum appt: We usually recommend that you wait until your postpartum visit in 4 to 6 weeks, so your doctor can make sure you are back to normal. That way you can ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 32-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Cell division starts: Right after fertilization. The blastocyst is the preimplantation embryo. It has a varying cell number (30 to 200).
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Could be btb, if you're not due to bleed yet. If it continues for several days, you can try taking your combination (estrogen/progestin) pills twice d... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Excellent.: It's an excellent method for birth control. It can be inserted any time. Some providers prefer you to be on your period for the insertion, but you rea... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Diaphoresis: Not necessarily hot flashes, but more like profuse sweating. You may also experience lightheaded/dizziness, sleepiness, nausea, and constipation. If y... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
There may be free : Health clinics, especially associated with teaching hospitals, that can help you obtain insurance and get you the care you need. Find one near you and... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Always possible: Statistically speaking, there is a 20% chance of pregnancy every month with unprotected sex. Periods are not always regular and predictable. Please be... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes.: Hemorrhagic cysts are one of the more common ovarian cysts. It has no effect on fertility. If it's small, it may resolve spontaneously. You can follow... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No data.: Simethicone, or mylanta gas, has not been studied for adverse pregnancy effects. There is a similar agent that did not cause any adverse effects on ra... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
If miss 2 pills, you: Can take 2 pills right away, and another 2 pills the day after, followed by 1 pill per day. Use backup contraception such as condoms for at least one ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Negative blood test.: If the blood pregnancy test is in non-pregnant range, i.e. Less than 5, then you are not pregnant. This may be a menstrual irregularity. See what happ... Read More
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Need a thorough: Evaluation from your doctor including an exam and pelvic ultrasound. The treatment will be tailored to the findings of your evaluation. It could be as... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
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
A 49-year-old male asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes.: Simply switch over. Call your doctor if you run into any problems. Best wishes.
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No.: The hormone changes in the pregnancy state prevents ovulation.
A 23-year-old female asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Take it easy.: Cbr means complete bedrest? You may be able to perform very light activities, such as walking around the house, but avoid strenuous chores like groce... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Chronic problems: May warrant an evaluation by a vaginitis specialist. If hygiene modification and Flagyl gel or pill has not been working, then their expertise may be... Read More

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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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