Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Seattle, WA
25 years experience female

Locations

Office

Seattle, WA

Address

4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Medicaid

United healthcare

No Value

About

Bio

Personal Interests<br />Spending time with her family and enjoying the outdoors.<br /><br />Research Interests<br />Dr. Adams Waldorf has an active research program focused on preterm labor and changes in the maternal and fetal immune system during pregnancy. Her work is currently funded by the National Institutes of Health and the March of Dimes.<br /><br />Languages<br />English, Russian, Swedish

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

Russian, Swedish

Doctor Q&A

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A member asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
In : In early pregnancy, some women have symptoms that they might describe like a flu -- extreme fatigue, nausea, and lack of energy. Feeling achy makes m... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
This : This is nearly impossible to answer without examining you. Many women have pain during pregnancy, but there are lots of different reasons why. First... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
The : The "sack of the baby" is likely the amnion, which encases the amniotic fluid. Having a "low" sack is not very common or a recognized complication in... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
I : I think that your Implanon should be working just fine. I couldn't find any articles directly addressing the question of Ciprofloxacin and the Proges... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Frequent : Frequent urination can have several causes. Infection is one and it sounds like she has been treated for a bladder infection. She may want to have a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Depo : Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) only lasts 3 months, so the contraceptive effect is gone. If your periods are not regular yet, your body may need m... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
The : The first thing to do is to go to your doctor to get another pregnancy test. A blood test is more sensitive than a urine pregnancy test. If you are ... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Having : Having a long, heavy period is typical when you haven't had a period for a long time. This happens when a woman doesn't ovulate regularly. This can h... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
This : This is a difficult question to answer without examining you. One possible diagnosis would be retained placenta from your delivery and this would be ... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
You : You likely miscarried as your pregnancy test was positive and is now negative after heavy bleeding. A blood pregnancy test is more sensitive than a u... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Many : Many possibilities. Could be a uterine polyp, fibroid, hormone imbalance, or more serious (pre-cancer or rarely cancer). See a gynecologist. Blood wor... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
The : The best way to answer this question is to have your doctor do a vaginal wet mount test. This test requires a swab of vaginal fluid and the doctor lo... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Orgasm : Orgasm both helps relieve the pain of menstrual cramps, but can also induce cramping (which lasts a short time). Clitoral stimulation may be inducing... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
When : When a condom is worn correctly, the chances that a woman becomes pregnant are low. It is always best to have two methods of contraception like using... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
It : It sounds like you should choose a reliable method of birth control. See our website family planning page. www.uwmedicine.org\gynecology.
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A member asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
If : If it is just one irregular period, we tend to overlook it. If your periods aren't irregular there can be many causes. Best to have an exam and poss... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Really : Really difficult to know without examining you and hearing more of the story. Imaging may be really helpful with an ultrasound.
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
It : It sounds like you may have high prolactin levels secreted by the pituitary gland. Sometimes, this is due to a small growth in the pituitary, medicati... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Hard : Hard to know. Your period may be a little off this month. Take a pregnancy test and if it is negative, repeat the test in 3-4 days. If you still ha... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
When : When you stop taking pills, your period usually comes right away or within a few days. My guess is that you had some bleeding at the time of stopping... Read More
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Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
I : I would suggest that you see a nutritionist who sees pregnant women. You should not try to diet to lose weight, but keeping additional weight gain on ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kristina Adams waldorf
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Check : Check a home pregnancy test. If it is negative, then call your doctor. If there is a long space between periods, the next one might be really heavy. ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Brenda Houmard
Nov 27, 2012
Dr. Adams Waldorf is a very skilled surgeon and has an awesome bedside manner.
Dr. Seine Chiang
Nov 27, 2012
HealthTap member
I am my brother has a small gland in the neck size small and do not go our work has a blood test and a good score Is it scary or not, Please
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, MN
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Washington
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

University of Washington Medical Center

Awards

Top Doctor, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
Stretch-induced Preterm Labor, March of Dimes
Toll-like Receptor Antagonism of Preterm Labor, National Institutes of Health

Affiliations

Harborview medical center
University of washington medical center
University Washington Phys Ntwk

Publications

Adams Waldorf KM, Gravett MG, McAdams RM, Paolella LJ, Gough GM, Carl DJ, Bansal A, Liggitt HD, Kapur RP, Reitz FB, Rubens CE. Choriodecidual Group B...
Adams Waldorf KM, Persing D, Novy MJ, Sadowsky DW, Gravett MG. Pre-treatment with Toll-like receptor 4 antagonist inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced...
Adams KM and Shields LE. Maternal-fetal immunology.
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