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Dr. Adrienne Lara

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oxnard, CA
32 years experience female

Locations

Celebrating Women Center

Oxnard, CA

Address

1801 Solar Drive Suite , Suite 155, Oxnard, CA
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Internal Medicine - Obstetric Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: Studies have shown that the use of antidepressants can cause changes in mentruation. Women who take birth control pills and antidepressants do not se... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Not uncommon.: Great question. It will help many women. It is quite common to sense decreased libido on bcp's as they downregulate your ovaries, estrogen and other ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes.: Nowadays, all birth control pills are "good". Bcp's have been perfected over the last 60 years and are now able to tout no weight gain, no mood swing... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Not likely.: Whereas gestational diabetes is indeed elevated glucose due to Insulin resistance as is type ii diabetes, we do not see the long term effects with gdm... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
No: The only cause and effect evidenced by medical study that causes a fussy/irritable baby is the effect of drugs like cocaine, heroin and caffeine. Ev... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: As long as there have been no complications in the pregnancy such as bleeding, preterm labor, infection, intercourse is okay up until the day she deli... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
No problem: There are many reasons why arousal works to help you to lubricate. You need to investigate the physical: a physician can help you to find out if you... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Maybe. Probably,: It does seem that you are cycling again given the timing on your last 3 menses. Additionally, the average time to return to regular cycles after stop... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Depends: I have many teens, young ones, on birth control to regulate menses, help to prevent ovarian cysts & to eliminate cramping. Most early teens will start... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Anovulation: I am going to presume that if you are on Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and metformin that you have pcos. Polycystic ovarian syndrome defined as anovu... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
No.: Iud's are considered mechanical forms of birth control not hormonal. Your change in cycle is hormonal in etiiology(cause). A normal cycle is 28 days... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes.: Pooping alot does not change the metabolism of bcp's.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Normal.: The uterus at 10 weeks is the size of a grapefruit and suspended in the pelvis by ligaments. It is very possible that you have the sensation of the u... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
No.: Only a negative pregnancy test means you are not pregnant. But, I am worried by your comments. If you are using bcp irregularly due to difficulty re... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrienne Lara
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Not good.: The fact that you are having break through bleeding indicates that you are not ovulating . A woman that is ovulating will have a menses every month. ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lara is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lara is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I do have thyroid issues I think it's going out of control right now thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1990MD

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, Ventura, CA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Ventura, CA - Winter
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Ventura, CA - Winter
2013
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