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Dr. Kimberly Carter

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Austin, TX
28 years experience female

Locations

Office

Austin, TX

Address

313 East 12th St., Suite 104, Austin, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

Seton Health Plan

About

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

10 Answers
4 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
See detailed answer: Your due date does not change during pregnancy. The first ultrasound (and you last menstrual period) is used to determine your due date. When your b... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Take UPT: It is always smart to take a pregnancy test when your period is late or irregular and you are sexually active. In this case i would start with a urin... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Don't douche: First don't douche. The vagina does a great job cleaning itself and you don't need to douche. Douching will only make the healthy normal flora of th... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
No: You should see your ob/gyn. You need to have blood work such as a pregnancy test. If the pregnancy test is negative then you need to check your thyr... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
See your doctor: There are many reasons for women not having periods. For example, your thyroid may not be working well, you might be pregnant, very stressed, you may... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
2 to 12 weeks: The longest it should take for the qbeta to fall to zero is 12 weeks but it can fall to zero much sooner.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: You do want to avoid processed meats (they are usually in shapes like squares and circles) unless they have been heated to the point of steaming. So,... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
5 weeks 3 days: This answer assumes that you have a regular 28 days cycle. (you would have gotten pregnant about 3 weeks ago. ).
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
It depends: In general support/underwire bras will help to support your breasts. Some women have very large breasts and may need the benefit of a bra shelf which... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Carter
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Go see your doctor: In general, the placement of an iud is safe and associated with only mild discomfort. Some risks include poking a hold in the uterus or infection wi... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carter is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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It was eptopic and in end I was operated on. However, I was sent home twice from hospital as they said I had trapped wind.
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Thanks for your quick reply I have been craving this all day
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baylor College of Medicine
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Baylor Health Care System

Residency

Baylor Health Care System

Awards

Patient's Choice Award, American Registry
Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors, Austin Monthly Magazine

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
UT Southwestern Medical Center - Austin
Alpha Omega Alpha
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