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Dr. Susan Mueller

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Paducah, KY
27 years experience female

Locations

Contemporary OBGYN of Western Kentucky

Paducah, KY

Address

2605 Kentucky Ave, Ste 103, Paducah, KY, US
Directions

Practice website

Fax

270-444-9299

Insurances accepted

Aetna

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Medicare

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About

Bio

Contemporary OB/GYN of Western Kentucky is solely dedicated to women's health. We provide concerned, compassionate, and complete care beginning in youth, through pregnancy, menopause, and later years. Listed as a Top Surgeon in Obstetrics &Gynecology 2007 by the Consumers' Research Council of America Best of Paducah Award for two consecutive years 2098 and 2009 for Physicians & Surgeons, USLBA Best of Paducah Award for 2009 in for Gynecology by USBLA Patient's Choice Award in Obstetrics & Gynecology by Vitals.com in 2008-present, Most Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals.com 2010-present Dr. Susan Mueller was inducted in 2009 into Cambridge Who's Who in America for Outstanding Achievements in the field of Medicine, in Obstetrics Gynecology

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Aesthetic Medicine

Doctor Q&A

92 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ignore: If you have frequent outbreaks discuss with your provider the possibility of suppressive therapy.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ignore: Healthy women can continue to workout during the pregnancy with some modifications.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ignore: Referred to as the "good trimester" most of the morning sickness has resolved, and energy is better.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Depo Pregnancy: If you just started Depo-Provera doctors generally do a pregnancy test prior, and do the shot early in your cycle. Most likely what your feeling is yo... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Menopause : The definition of menopause in a 52 year old woman is the absence of menses for 6 to 9 months, I think there's a better chance shes menopausal, especi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Periods & IBS: Periods often can exacerbate IBS, and we're not entirely sure why, but the general thinking is the effect of hormones on bowel motility, similar to wh... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Abnormal menses: Any change in diet, stress, exercise, weight loss/gain, steroids and other medications, thyroid problems can effect your cycle. Most women experience ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Perimenopausal : The difference between your top and bottom numbers on your blood pressure makes me concerned that you're not getting an accurate reading, but it's not... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Spotting Pregnancy: Nearly 30-40% of patients can experience some spotting early in pregnancy with completely normal pregnancies. If the bleeding becomes heavy, or the cr... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Pain pregnancy : Diarrhea and dizziness could be a viral syndrome however any horrible or severe pain in pregnancy should be promptly evaluated
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Hyperemesis: As long as you can tolerate liquids you will be ok, babies don't "eat" they do drink and get calories to fuel the body. Ensure you're staying well hyd... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Pap smear: Pap smears are not recommended in women younger than 21 per the latest ACOG & ASCCP guidelines. I would check with your provider as to why you rec... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Miscarriage : Absent any bleeding and cramping, the fact that some of your early pregnancy symptoms are improving does not signal impending doom. Enjoy the break, a... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Discharge : Discharge with irritation needs evaluation, could be a yeast infection, bacterial infection or something more worrisome and the only way to know is a ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Cramping IBS: It would be unlikely you'ld cramp from a possible pregnancy one day after sex, and much more likely due to your IBS, but check a pregnancy test
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Clomid (clomiphene): Some women on Clomid (clomiphene) can forms dominant follicle but ovulate later than expected or not at all. One possible solution is to add an hcg tr... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Implanon : Doubtful, your symptoms are more likely from the decreasing hormone levels now that your Implanon has been removed
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Provera (medroxyprogesterone): Not necessarily, provera (medroxyprogesterone) only creates a withdrawal bleed, sort of resetting your menstrual clock and cleaning out your uterus, y... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Uterine enlargement : Birth control has not been shown to enlarge your uterus, it fact it's a common treatment for heavy periods, sometimes caused by having an enlarged ute... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Vulvar lesion: You need to see your provider while you still have the lesion so they can see and evaluate it
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
IVF: Most costs are provider specific, and will vary depending on any additional testing or evaluation that needs done, but you should probably budget at l... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Constipation Bleedin: While cramping is not uncommon with constipation, vaginal bleeding is not commonly associated. It may likely be actual rectal bleeding from a hemorrho... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Abortion : An instrument is used to open your vagina in order to visualize your cervix. Your vagina will return to normal
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Discharge : Breakthrough bleeding or spotting can occur when starting or restarting a pill very commonly. However your symptoms could also represent a vaginal inf... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Birth control : The goal of birth control, hence the name, is to prevent pregnancy, which is does effectively when taken correctly. While no method of birth control i... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Green Tea : Green Tea and the birth control pill are both being metabolized by the liver, because it increases the liver’s ability to break down estrogen, thus de... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Midcycle spotting : This what we would refer to as midcycle spotting which can be experienced by many women. If it's an isolated incident don't stress, if it continues ma... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ignore: Stress tends to exacerbate hot flashes.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ignore: It is not uncommon to notice some discharge from the breasts, so pick up some breast pads.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ignore: Void regularly and often to minimize episodes.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Discharge : Discharge can change during your cycle sometimes being clear & stretchy and before your period more thin, these are normal changes and nothing tha... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Wax pregnancy : Yes, go nuts!! You're not going to submerge or increase your core body temp so wax away!!!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Labial lesions: Labial lesions as you described could come from trauma from itching or intercourse, can be from possible infectious causes or even possibly things lik... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ovulatory meds: Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation should ONLY ever be done with close monitoring by a specialist due to the serious risks of these medications, espe... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Uterine discomfort : Some women can experience discomfort normally after intercourse due either from the stretching of the ligaments that occurs, or even from mild uterine... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ultrasound : It is always important to follow your doctors recommendations, so keep your appointment, and the irregular bleeding may return so please have your eva... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Contractions : Any hardening of your uterus this early in pregnancy if occurring regularly needs prompt evaluation to rule out preterm labor, contact your OB doctor ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Yeast: There are several over the counter preparations that are highly effective, and your local pharmacist can direct you to these
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Abnormal menses: It doesn't list your age, if you are over age 35, this requires a thorough exam and evaluation. While it's not uncommon for some women to experience ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Viral symptoms : Your "cold" or virus can also make you feel nauseated, I wouldn't worry
A member asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Anovulation : Depending on how young you are, many young women and adolescents do not ovulate regularly hence they will either have late or missed periods, however ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Pregnancy symptoms : Frequent urination is one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy. Pregnant women can also have increased risks for infection and its is recommended ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Implanon: Throbbing pain is an uncommon and abnormal symptom after 3 years, seek care from the provider who placed your device
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Premenstrual spottin: A small amount of spotting before your menstrual cycle is usually nothing to worry about, and most women will experience this sometime in their lives.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Menses: Sounds like your having normal cycles, roughly 30 day cycle from Oct to Nov, and 26+/- from Nov-Dec, we consider this to be within normal times to hav... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Pregnancy : Even when the moon and the stars are aligned the chances of pregnancy conception per cycle are only 19-20%. Continue working with your doctor it soun... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Back pain: While back pain is not uncommon in the latter part of pregnancy, when patients refer to any pain in pregnancy as horrible or severe it should be evalu... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Sex Cramping: Some women can experience discomfort normally after intercourse due either from the stretching of the ligaments that occurs, or even from mild uterine... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
STD: 25% for ages 20-24, nationally, do you have a specific concern?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Mueller
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Ultrasound : First trimester ultrasounds are generally pretty accurate for dating purposes and if you do the math that on the 22nd of August you were more than 6 w... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mueller is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mueller is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Wow I didn't know about the new procedures for cramps. Thanks.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! You took my anxiety down 10 notches! Thank you so much!
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Thanks! I had a bilateral tubal ligation during the csection so contraception is taken care of. :-)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Awards

VIP Award; Outstanding Achievements in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cambridge Who's Who in America
Outstanding Achievements in Medicine, in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cambridge Who's Who in America
Best of Paducah; Obstetrics & Gynecology, U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA)

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
American Medical Association
Roosevelt Roads Naval Hospital
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