Dr. Armando Russo

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vineland, NJ
45 years experience male

Locations

Office

Vileland, NJ

Address

2950 College Drive, Suite 2G Vineland, Vileland, NJ
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

AmeriHealth

CIGNA Health Care

Office

Hammonton, NJ

Office

Vineland, NJ

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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English, Italian

Doctor Q&A

174 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Stop the Doxy: Attempting pregnancy while on this particular antibiotic is not recommended as it has been associated with birth defects. I would recommend an ovulat... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Wait a while longer: You may not get your period on time after a miscarriage.
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A female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Loose weight: Obesity can cause ovulation problems which is the single most common cause of female infertility. There are several tests which can help identify if ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Many reasons: You will need to need to be examined and have a pregnancy test to determine the cause.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Last wk of Sept: If your pregnancy was dated by ultrasound, you conceived the last week of september.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
No placenta: A negative HCG means that the cells that produce this hormone are not present nor are they making this hormone. Hcg is commonly referred to as a preg... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
No: Iuds, if placed correctly, are very stable.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Many possibilities: Do you have symptoms or is the appearance the problem? Without symptoms, it's probably a temporary skin reaction that should resolve in a day or two.... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
No: You should stop. What are you using for "detox? I'm not aware of any peer-reviewed study that has shown that "detoxing" with colonics has any heal... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
May not be a problem: Depending upon whether you are or are not using oral contraceptives, this could be normal. If this is a new finding, an examination by your doctor is... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
It's all about timin: It takes approximately 9 days from conception until a pregnancy can be detected by a blood test. If you can feel the string of the iud it's in place... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
See you doctor: Failure to ovulate is one reason this is happening. See your doctor as there could be another problem - only an examination can help determine the ca... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Not unusual: The most common reason for what you are describing is that the lining of the uterus has not yet been stimulated enough by your own estrogen to be able... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
May require a biopsy: You describe a problem that may require a biopsy. Please call and schedule an appointment with your doctor.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Could be your new no: Cycle length may change over your reproductive life span. The important thing is to keep a "pad or tampon count" in other words, make an effort to no... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Yes: There can be some lingering effects of fluid retention due to pms.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Side effect likely: Irregular periods are fairly common with depo-provera. You should see your doctor as there could be other reasons.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Yes: Stop the shots! . Remember that one half of drug you inject yourself with is removed each 28 hours and so for accurate result to see if you are pregna... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Common: Assuming nothing else in your history has changed, this is a failrly common problem. If you have not been examined recently, a check-up is in order t... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Fluid retention: You are describing fluid retention which can happen whether you are using hormonal contraception or not.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Not likely: Serial pregnancy tests are the only way know for sure.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Yes: Skipped pills are a warning that you may not be adequately covered. You should do a pregnancy test.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Despends: Aside from your breast milk, your pediatrician may recommend either a formula best suited for your baby.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Endometriosis?: One common finding in women who report similar symptoms is endometriosis. You should get (if you have not already) a gyn exam to see if endometriosis... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Probably: Sounds like what you are describing is "latent phase labor".
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Ususlly some sort of: Women who have been found to have unexplained infertility can be treated by a variety of techniques that bypass the normal fertilization process. You... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Past exposure: Igg antibodies are formed after exposure to an infection or vaccine , in the case of rubella and rubeola, both of which are viruses.
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A female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
See a doctor: There could be a variety of reasons for what you are describing. See a doctor who will examine you.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Possibly: Most people today use dna testing to identify organisms that cause vaginitis. If the agent(s) causing the vaginitis were partially or completely trea... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Possibly: If your pregnancy test is negative and you are using effective contraception, keep a calendar to see if your cycle length is changing.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Guy "A": If your dates have been confirmed by a first trimester ultrasound, the baby daddy is guy "a". Sexual activity that results in a pregnancy must have v... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Need an examination: Failure to menstruate has many causes. You should seek medical attention to determine the cause especially since you are having symptoms not normally... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Depends: The corpus luteum produces Progesterone which "supports" the lining of the uterus during an early pregnancy. We now know that the placenta can pretty... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Possibly: Without knowing exactly why the sperm count is low, i cannot give a specific answer. However, there are treatments available to treat low sperm counts... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Blood tests and vagi: Blood tests can be drawn to test for bacteria and viral infections. Vaginal secretions can be tested using dna technnology for bacteria and other org... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Inflammation/infecti: You should have an examination to determine if the inflammation is due to an infection.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Yes: Many stds are silent. That is, you are exposed and do not show any signs.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Several possibilitie: Having more than one period in one month is not normal. There are several possibilities from a polyp, ovarian cysts or ovarian hormonal dysfunction. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Rest?: You may have bruised the tissues. Resting the tissues for a few days is in order.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Surgically: If the ovary was trapped in an obturator space hernia (very, very rare), the ovary may have been compromised and needs to be removed.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
No: If you had blood tests in succession and they are all negative, you are and never were pregnant. Your abnormal bleeding is due to other factors which... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Maybe : The only way to know is a blood test.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Maybe: You will need to see your gynecologist to manage this. He/she may give you medicine to control the irregular bleeding.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Fluid retention: Fluid retention can be caused by an imbalance of estrogen/progesterone. The fluid resided between cells causing tension and thereby perceived as pain... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Yes: The key is pasteurization.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Discuss with obstetr: If your abdomen is not tender and the uterus is the appropriate size, an ultrasound can tell if you have excessive bowel gas. There are some products... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Infection: Sounds like you have an infection from the description of the discharge. It could also be a polyp in the ducts that drain the milk glands. If a brea... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Uterine cramping: One possibility is that you are due for your period. Sometimes the first one after insertion of the iud is more painful.
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A member asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Ovulation bleeding: You describe what is most likely ovulation bleeding. An examination to rule out other causes is warranted.
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A female asked:
Dr. Armando Russo
Obstetrics and Gynecology 45 years experience
Look at the calendar: A full flow or spotting can be your period as long as the timing is consistent with past experience.
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Mar 21, 2013
It's my pleasure to recommend DrRusso as one of the best OB/GYN I have encountered in my medical career. Great knowledge base and gentle bedside manner make I'm a "must see" doctor.
Dec 15, 2012
Great OB/GYN Top doc in our area. President of Hospital medical staff. Great human being.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Russo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I got a pap not so long ago. I had a somewhat like a uti. Could that still cause for cramps? Or am i just pregnant? I had a one day period.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I've been worried because my sister because sterile at my age but you completely eased my stress.
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Thanks! Ovary removed looks fine need to find surgeon to fix hole. Ureter is attached to bottom of opening. Have pics showing condition.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine, Mexico
Graduated 1978MD

Residency

Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Awards

Physician of the Year, South Jersey Healthcare
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, New Jersey - Winter
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American College of Physician Executives
Medical Society of New Jessey
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