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Dr. Thalia Lopez

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wichita, KS
26 years experience female

Locations

Mid Kansas Women's Center

Wichita, KS

Address

9300 E 29th, Suite 201, Wichita, KS
Directions

Practice website

Fax

316-685-2135

Office

WICHITA, KS

About

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Doctor Q&A

75 Answers
13 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Mood swings : Most definitely. The drastic increase in Progesterone and pregnancy hormone have an effect on mood. Women that are prone to depression or anxiety ar... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Pelvic pain: You should get in to see your gyn. Symptoms like that aren't typical this far away from a miscarriage. A sonogram and blood work should be done.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Chronic BV: It is important to establish a correct diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis by culture and other tests. If you do indeed have BV and it comes back very ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen): The limitation of tylenol (acetaminophen) is the same as for someone who is not pregnant: 4000mg per 24 hours.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Menopausal bleeding: No, it is not normal to bleed during menopause. You need to evaluated by your gyn.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Prucalopride: Prucalopride is not recommended during pregnancy. There certainly are good alternatives that are helpful and safe during pregnancy. I assume that you... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Chances of pregnancy: In normal circumstances and no issues of infertility, conception rates are around 20% with each cycle.
A member asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Birth control : No, a TSH test is specific to your thyroid and does not cross react with your birth control.
A female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Chlamydia: No, it does not come back on its own. We know that your initial infection was successfully treated by getting a negative 3 months after taking your m... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Labor and cyst: There should be very little concern of a cyst rupturing during labor. I am not sure how you know that you have a "chocolate cyst" and i don't know ho... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Leg pain: Leg cramps at night are fairly common during pregnancy however pain in a calf with a burning sensation could also be the beginning signs of a blood cl... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Hemorrhoid : As long as the bleeding is not profuse, you can manage your symptoms with over the counter topical products like anusol or preparation h. Personal c... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Pilates during preg: Yes pilates is a great exercise during pregnancy. After 20 weeks. You should avoid being flat on your back for very long.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Pregnancy & herbals: There is no real way to know the answer to that. Safety studies cannot be done on pregnant women therefore the typical answer is to avoid those types... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Breast pain: This typically subsides with the onset of your period. Ibuprofen, reduced caffeine intake are a couple of things that will help.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Cramps: The cramping that you are describing has the medical term dysmenorrhea. The primary treatments for that are using antiinflammatories like ibuprofen an... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
+ test: you should repeat your Home preg test and get in to see your doctor for an exam. If your test is positive, you need to be seen right away.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Postpartum tubal: Having a tubal ligation or a fimbrectomy as you described, does not cause menstrual irregularity. When women breastfeed, their cycles are often suppr... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Copper IUD: Breakthrough bleeding within the first 6 months of an IUD insertion is very common and expected. Typically it will resolve in the 3-6 month time fram... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Right sided pain. : In general, pregnancy itself should not cause pain. If you are concerned about being pregnant, you need to do a pregnancy test. Pregnancy and pain is... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Period problems: You need to see your GYN for an exam and evaluation of your heavy, painful periods. Your options will depend on what you exam
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Irregular periods: You need to see your gyn for an exam and hormone testing. I assume that you have done a home pregnancy test and it is negative. There are several th... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Clomid (clomiphene): Clomid (clomiphene) should be used only for the purpose of trying to get pregnant for women that have ovulatory dysfunction. Since Clomid (clomiphene... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Breast augmentation: It depends on if you are talking about a breast reduction or getting breast implants. A breast reduction usually doesn't need to be "fixed" later on ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
4 wks pregnant: Assuming that your dates are correct, a pregnancy at 4weeks cannot be visualized yet. Between 5-6 weeks, a gestational sac can be seen and after 6 we... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Pregnancy chance: There is still a chance of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test if you are more than 2 days late.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Mucous: Yes that is very normal. Part of the way BIRTH CONTROL pills work is that they cause a thickening of the cervical mucous. No need to worry.
A female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Breast lump: Anytime there is a new lump that you have concerns about, you need to be seen by a doctor. It may be your rib but it needs to be properly examined a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Missed period: You didn't mention if you were on birth control. Since you had light bleeding/ spotting and your home preg test was negative, it is very unlikely tha... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Nexplanon: First, you need to take a pregnancy test to make sure that you are not pregnant. Nexplanon is a very effective birth control however the bleeding pro... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Delayed menses: You need to go ahead and do a pregnancy test just to be sure. It is likely that you just had a delayed ovulatory cycle.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Bedtest: It is unlikely that sneezing will cause a problem. Minimizing the pressure against your cervix by staying off of your feet and continuing your proges... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Painful menses: You really need to go in and make an appointment with your gynecologist. Painful menses and cramping throughout the month could be a sign of endometr... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Early preg. Cramps: Mild menstrual like Cramping in the 1st trimester is common. If it is mild and there is no associated spotting or discharge, then typically this is a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
DEPO PROVERA (medroxyprogesterone): I assume that you are talking about DEPO-PROVERA contraceptive injection. Coming off of DEPO is not complicated. If you are switching to another for... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Heat to tummy: It is ok to use a heating pad or warm compress to your tummy. It is helpful for round ligament pain. It should not cover the entire stomach at one t... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Period: This could be a pretty serious problem. You need to be evaluated by a gynecologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Acne and pregnancy: There are several things that can be used to help. Over the counter, try a 2% salicylic acid wash. There are prescriptions options of using a topic... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Ovulation: Typically in a perfect scenario, a period will begin 14 days after ovulation if a pregnancy has not occurred. However, there are variables to that. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
? Preg: Too early to tell. If you haven't started your period in the next 2 days, take a preg test.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Menstrual irregulary: Since this is an apparent change from your normal pattern and it has persisted over the past 6 months, i suggest that you really need to see your gyn... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
AFI 5cm: Afi stands for amniotic fluid index. An afi less than 5 cm is considered oligohydramnios. This needs to be followed very closely particularly if the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
7 wks with fever: She definitely needs to call her OB and let her know that this has been ongoing. 1-2 days of a fever is not concerning but 3 weeks of a fever needs t... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Emetrol?: Yes emetrol is safe to use while pregnant. There are acupressure bands that can be purchased over the counter that can be helpful. You need to eat s... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
UA. Abnormalities: You need to have your kidneys evaluated. I would make sure that a urine culture was negative and do a repeat ua. If the same issues are present, the... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Late period: It's possible. You should do a pregnancy test.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Hard lump: That would be very difficult to tell you what it is without directly visualizing it. You should point it out to your doctor and give her the same i... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Fibroids: Fibroids affect each woman differently. Some women have no symptoms at all and other women have terrible problems with bleeding and pain. If you are... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
BC PATCH: Yes it is as effective as a pill for prevention of pregnancy. It is less likely to be forgotten therefore may be even slightly more reliable but red... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thalia Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Make: Make sure you are seeing a board certified ob/gyn. Management is crucial for good outcomes.

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HealthTap member
Jul 14, 2019
If a girl is wearing underwear and a guy ejaculates hikself on the back of her butt (in doggy style) and she immediately removes it. And dry her butt cheek as its little wet with semen pregnancy occur
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Lopez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lopez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I guess I'm the type of patient who should consider surgery. For a pain free life.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! Home tests were negative, I made an appointment today!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was thinking that I was being a big baby but hurts so bad.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Kansas
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

Wichita State University
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

Wesley Medical Center

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL. WICHITA

Awards

CREOG National Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Top Doctor, First Place, Wichita, KS - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Wichita, KS - Winter
2013

Affiliations

AMA
ACOG
American society of laparoscopic Surgeons
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