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Dr. Scott Musinski

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Encinitas, CA
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

Encinitas, CA

Address

310 Santa Fe Drive #112, Encinitas, CA
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Boston, MA

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Carlsbad, CA

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Temple Terrace, FL

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Family Medicine

Languages spoken

Polish

Doctor Q&A

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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
A : A viral culture of the lesion may yield hsv. Also, since it has been about 4 weeks since your post, you can check your antibody levels. Check both igm... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes : Yes you could be pregnant. If you have done a home pregnancy test and it is negative, then it is more likely that you didn't ovulate. Are you trying ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
You : You could have more than one issue like irritable bowel syndrome, adhesions, and/or endometriosis. A negative colonoscopy is nice. The irregular/alter... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Oral : Oral contraceptives can be helpful to postpone or schedule your period. There should still be time before this weekend to start. Another option is pro... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
This : This question is 5 days old so you have likely made a decision as to whether to start a new pack or continue the old one. However, for the future, you... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Cervical : Cervical cancer is almost non-existant in celibate catholic nuns who have never had sex. While the pap test or smear is used for detection of abnormal... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
A : A yeast infection is possible however your symptoms are, (or rather were) more consistent with a urinary tract infection. Yeast vaginitis typically ca... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
You : You are likely not ovulating. Without ovulation, the endometrium or lining of your uterus, is waiting for a signal from the ovaries that doesn't appea... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
You : You probably are not ovulating regularly. This can lead to absent or heavy periods. Are you trying to get pregnant? If so check out my fertility tips... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
If : If you are current on the depo-provera injection (last injection less than 12 weeks ago) and have negative pregnancy tests then it is unlikely that yo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Wearing : Wearing a girdle is unlikely to hurt the baby. It is also unlikely to limit weight gain. Stretch marks have a genetic component (if your mother had th... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Your : Your question doesn't indicate your age, but you describe concerning changes in the skin of your right breast. This should be further examined. It may... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
With : With a negative pregnancy test you have identified two possibilities: the ruptured cyst and the chlamydia. Another strong possibility is that you are ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes, : Yes, accidents happen particularly with any withdrawal methods. This is because sperm often are present in the pre-ejaculate fluid. Your current birth... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
The : The average age of menopause is 51 subject to genetic variation. The best predictor as to age of menopause is your mother's age at menopause. Leading... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
This : This sounds like a vasovagal episode. The vagus nerve controls and senses internal sensations. It acts to slow the heart rate but also acts to allow t... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Depo-Provera : Depo-provera can be associated with prolonged amenorrhea (not having your period). However it may not still be protective as a contraceptive during th... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Completely : Completely elective c-sections are being done across the globe. You have an additional reason to want one. If, after discussing the risks and benefits... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
With : With two negative home tests the chance of pregnancy is low. You can rule it out further with a blood test. In all likelihood you have not ovulated. Y... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
You : You should check your hormone levels to see if you are ovulating. The single most helpful test is the Progesterone level on day 21-25 of your cycle. T... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Weight : Weight gain and cycle irregularity are related. Have your thyroid checked. If it is normal then you should work on weight loss to restore ovulation. M... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes, : Yes, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) can affect ovulation and your menstrual cycle. There are other causes but if your cycles wer... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Follicular : Follicular changes in the ovaries are a normal finding in ovulating women. Fluid in the endometrial canal may represent menstrual flow. A septate ute... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
It : It sounds like you are having irregular cycles. Urine pregnancy tests aren't perfect but they are very sensitive. To be sure you can have a quantitati... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
This : This may be due to ovulatory dysfunction (you ovulated later than expected or didn't ovulate this month). You can often control the bleeding with supp... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
In : In early times before the development of pregnancy tests fainting was a symptom that lead to the consideration of pregnancy. Pregnancy tests are avail... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes, : Yes, most likely you can have kids. You will likely need help with ovulation. The most commonly used medications are metformin and clomid (clomiphene)... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Assuming : Assuming you are not pregnant, breast tenderness can be related to dietary factors or fluctuations in your ovarian hormone levels. Progesterone is se... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Several : Several potential issues come to mind with your history alone. First of all, i would recommend a gynecologic examination including a pap test and urin... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
This : This problem is unlikely to be of gynecologic origin. It is possibly a musculoskeletal problem as it is exacerated by movements (standing up straight)... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
The : The secretory phase of the menstrual cycle lasts 14 days. This is relatively constant among women. The follicular (growth) phase is more variable. If ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Pregnancy : Pregnancy is extremely unlikely with a negative serum HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin). If you are not having periods you are likely not ovulating. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
High : High cortisol levels should be confirmed and further evaluated by an internist or endocrinologist. Salivary testing is not mainstream and could be mis... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
The : The cramping may arise from the release of some of the follicular fluid and/or follicular bleeding. This will cause irritation of the peritoneum (lini... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
If : If you weren't pregnant then you likely have irregular cycles on the basis of not-ovulating. Some women will have apparent "periods" on a fairly regul... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Chiropractic : Chiropractic care is safe and often effective for various pains during pregnancy. If you have found one that works with pregnant women, hang on to him... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes : Yes you can get pregnant a day before your period. This is because you may have ovulated late in the cycle or not yet ovulated. The menstrual period i... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Two : Two issues: you may not have ovulated or had a delay in ovulation during these periods. Irregular ovulation and pregnancy are two common causes of cy... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes : Yes however it is unlikely. If your periods are irregular and you are at risk of pregnancy perhaps birth control pills or patches would be beneficial.
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
This : This question is best answered by those physicians caring for your son. They are the most familiar with his particular circumstances of birth as well ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
You : You may not be ovulating regularly. Your family doctor or ob/gyn could and probably would start you on oral contraceptives to control your cycle. An u... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
It : It sounds like you have menometrorragia (frequent heavy periods) and would benefit from treatment.
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Black : Black and dark brown menstrual bleeding usually mean that the blood is not fresh, active bleeding. The body's clotting mechanisms are working to make ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Few : Few possibilities: pregnancy, the Mirena (levonorgestrel) has been expelled or migrated, you can still have periods with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) i... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
This : This could be an enlarged lymph node or an abscess. I hope you have had it examined/treated by now.
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Uterine : Uterine cancer has two forms: endometrial cancer and cervical cancer. We screen for cervical cancer with examinations and pap (papanicolau) tests. End... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Coitarche : Coitarche is the term used for the first episode of coitus or sexual intercourse. Bleeding during and after coitarche is often associated with hymenal... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
Herpes : Herpes and urinary tract infection come to mind as possibilities that should be further evaluated.
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Musinski
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
First : First of all probiotics are generally safe in pregnancy. Your wife may be asking about a friend or is contemplating pregnancy or uses probiotics and i... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Hector carlos Streeter
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. Dr. Musinski is a very competent physician and excellent surgeon
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Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Musinski and his staff are excellent! They are thoughtful, caring, timely and treated me with the utmost respect. I was involved every step of the way. I always felt as if I was his one and onl...Read More
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Apr 18, 2013
Dr. Musinski is one of the best doctors I have seen in many years. He listens to what I have to say, explains things very clearly & made my surgery a very positive experience. His staff is excellent....Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Graduated 1991MD

Medical/Graduate school

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

University of Missouri Hospital & Clinics

Awards

Outstanding Resident Surgeon, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Highest Score on CREOG Exam, Ortho-MacNeil
Scholarship, Connecticut Family Medicine Society

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Allcoast Gynecology & Obstetrics

Publications

Preventable Cancers: The role of Obstetrician Gynecologists in colorectal cancer screening
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