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Dr. Elizebeth HARMON

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Salem, OR
38 years experience female

Locations

Office

Salem, OR

Address

1395 Liberty St SE, Salem, OR
Directions

Fax

(503) 581-3960

About

Bio

Salem Women''s Clinic providers take time with patients. No five minute appointments here. We specialize in listening to our patients.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Don't shave: Stop shaving or plucking to avoid getting ingrown hairs. If you want to remove hair get laser treatments.
A female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Pregnant?: Pregnancy might be the cause of bleeding. These are common signs of early pregnancy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No risk : No health risk but you are not protected from pregnancy. You can usually get birth control treatments at your local family planning clinic at reduced... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the treatment. If your ovaries are removed you cannot get pregnant unless you have in vitro fertilization. You also have to have your ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Probably fibroids: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. Adenomyosis can look like this as well. This is endometriosis of the uterus.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes. : You are never "safe" from pregnancy if you do not use protection. Ovulation can occur late and if you are not protected with some form of birth contr... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Hair dresser: There is no permanent fix to white hair. Visit with your hair dresser.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Go see your gyn: You might have other infection. Go see your gyn provider.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
See your gyn: If you are anemic you should see your gyn doctor to discuss treatment options.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Try Obagi: Obagi products are medical grade skin care that makes your face look very smooth and decreases blemishes. To keep your skin all over looking great st... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Tubal Pregnancy?: Are you sure that you had a miscarriage? Early tubal pregnancy can feel like a miscarriage and can cause severe complications. Be sure and follow up... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Makeup?: Sometimes if you wear makeup your skin may get a little irritated and look blotchy after removal. If it looks abnormal all the time see a dermatologi... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Removing hair w/wax: Hair waxing is the process of applying warm wax to the skin and removing the hair when the was cools as you remove the wax.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
You may be right.: Stress and anxiety can affect your bowels and cramping in your bowels may feel just like menses cramping. Try low stress activities to reduce stress,... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Normal: White discharge (vaginal?) is usually normal if no odor or itching. It is the normal hormonal discharge.
A female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Not ovulating: If you don't ovulate your period can be irregular and later than normal. See your gyn and get a serum/blood pregnancy test to be sure.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Don't know.: Severe pain during intercours can be from menstrual fluid trapped inside the uterus. See your gyn doctor for evaluation soon.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Thick hair: Coarse hair is hair that is thicker like wiskers on men, pubic hair on women.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possible infection: Many symptoms might be an infection. Possible endometriosis. You will need to see a gynecologist to evaluate.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Sometimes: Sometimes estrogen is given vaginally when women suffer from atrophy, dry vagina, with menopause.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Symptoms vary: Each week your baby is growing rapidly. Starting with one cell to a completely formed fetus by 12 weeks with fingers, toes etc. Each week you may fe... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Progesterone: Progesterone and pregnancy hormone changes can cause aches, pains and nausea. Lots of changes occur with pregnancy. There are lots of books to read ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Feel great: Second trimester is the best part of pregnancy. You may start looking pregnant with a little bubble and you will probably feel energetic and well. M... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Infertility: If you are trying to get pregnant for more than a year it is time to get tested for infertility. Many things can cause infertility and it is not your... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possibly: Any time that you take medications that affect your liver it can reduce the effectiveness of birth control pills. Most cleanses are not tested like p... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Feels like flu: Early pregnancy symptoms feel sort of like the flu. Muscle aches, upset tummy, nausea and sometimes vomiting. Mild cramping and you might feel reall... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Many: Risk for abd hyst. Bleeding, injury to other organs, infection, death. Ask about vaginal hysterectomy, safer and less pain and fewer complications.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Your doctor is trusting you to take the pills. You can have a baby with birth defects if you get pregnant on acutane. Don't go there!
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: If you still have ovaries you can get cancer. Hysterectomy is removal of the uterus not the ovaries.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Cervical erosion can be from infection and from taking birth control pills.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Probably normal: Mucous is part of normal menses. You might have an infection. If you have other symptoms such as itching or odor see your gyn doctor.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
See derm: She should see a dermatologist to make sure that she does not have skin cancer.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Ascites: Ovarian cancer causes an acumulation of fluid inside your abdomen called ascites. This will sometimes make you feel like you are bloated or full in yo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Maybe: Check a urine pregnancy test. If negative and no period see your gynecologist.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: You can ovulate shortly after a miscarriage and you can get pregnant. Be sure and see your OB or midwife soon to get an exam and pregnancy test.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Possible PCOS.: You might have pcos. This means that you have ovaries that are not releasing eggs and therefore you are not ovulating. If you don't release eggs the... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Pregnancy test: A pregnancy test should be done to make sure that she is not pregnant. It may just be her period. If still having pain go see a gynecologist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Adenomyosis: Endometriosis of the uterus can cause pain and bleeding after intercourse. See your gyn doctor. This can sometimes be diagnosed with ultrasound or m... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Eczema?: You might have exzema. Dry skin can look very similar. Try high quality skin care such as arbonne skin care lotion and if not better see a dermatolog... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Maybe an infection. : You might be getting a vaginal infection. If it does not clear up you should see a provider to get checked.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No ovulation: If you do not ovulate your periods will be irregular and you will not get pregnant. See your gyn doctor for further evaluation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Return to normal: Most women resume their normal ovarian function. If you were not ovulating before starting pills you still might not ovulate.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
No: Birth control pills help decrease your chance of getting ovarian cancer.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Implantation?: Implantation and miscarriage can both cause mild cramping. If severe you should see your ob/gyn soon.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Do a pregnancy test. If it is negative it is unlikely. If you are worried see your ob/gyn for a blood test.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Menopause symptoms: If you have menopause symptoms that are severe ert may be prescribed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Massage: Massage helps. High protein diet helps to heal muscles damaged from exercise. This is normal damage that occurs so not to worry. Warm up and cool d... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
OK if no allergies: This should be fine if you don't have any allergies to ibuprofen.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: There might be a common ingredient in each of these products that is causing an allergic reaction. Dyes, etc. Check ingredients.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizebeth HARMON
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Menopause: Low hormones might make intercourse painful. Pleasure with intercourse is external for women. Most comes from stimulation of the clitoris. Check wi... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. HARMON is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. HARMON is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I knew, but have had 2 vagi surgerys, POP. With complications
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

ohsu
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Salem, OR - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Salem, OR - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Salem, OR - Winter
2013
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