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Dr. Michael Brooks

Obstetrics and Gynecology
South Hill, VA
43 years experience male

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Don't Panic: Missing pills can be potentially dangerous if you have been sexually active during this period of missed pills so I would recommend the following: a) if you have been sexually active during this period of time of missed pills and the last sexual contact was within the last 72 hours obtain the emergency contraceptive Plan B One step b)If no sexual activity has occurred during this week start new pa
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Numerous reasons: The true answer to your inquiry may call for a physical examination as well as some key blood work i.e.pregnancy test,vaginal wet mount exam to rule out infections(not necessarily STD testing) and review of your general health.Abnormal bleeding can be due to Uterine polyps,Adenomyosis,Leiomyoma,malignancies,Coagulation problems ,Ovary problems,Medications and occasionally weight problems.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
You should be fine: When the placenta covers the internal os we call that situation a placenta previa(it literally means the placenta is presenting before the babies head or buttocks).A placenta in the location described as 28mm away from the os is considered a low lying placenta and does not carry the same risk of bleeding as a previa.Depending upon what trimester of pregnancy it is discovered it may dissapear

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brooks is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brooks is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) ThankYou very much for your answer doctor
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This explains alot!! Thank you!!
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This made me feel good. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1978MD
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