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Dr. James Gildner

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Springfield, IL
19 years experience

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Be patient!: Labor defined as regular uterine contractions that lead to cervical effacement and dilation. Assuming you have not had procedure on your cervix (freez... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Could be.: If ovulation occurred on 20th then would normally expect period if not pregnant about 1/3.Would try and wait a few days after then check preg test. If... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Needs checked out.: May or may not be an issue. Depends how far along. Spotting/bleeding never a good sign but may not be a bad sign. If early could be a sign of possible... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Give it time.: Could be due to several reasons. Might depend on what type fo suture your doctor used. Some take quite some time to dissolve. Assuming you had tansver... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Possible cyst: Trivora is a low dose pill and while effective for birth control might not be strong enough to totally suprress your ovaries and that allows possible ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Hard to tell: Some cramping during pregnancy is normal as your uterus and supporting structures expand. Severe cramping/abdominal pain or bleeding is not normal. Sh... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Could be.: Really depends on age and other factors. Common to have erratic cycles in younger years (15-21) and older (45-52). Usually OK to follow if not having ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Could be hormonal: I am assuming you are not on any hormone medication (ie birth control pills). Since you are 20 you could still be prone to what we call anovulatory cy... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Not the ususal: Orgasm can cause the uterus to contract and if there is anything inside (polyps or fibroids) it could cause bleeding. It would probably take a sonogra... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Depends why taking.: As long as you are not a smoker and doing well you can take them until you go through menopause. Avg age 52. If you were put on them to regulate your ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Most likely not.: If your D and C was uncomplicated and the pathology report after your surgery confirmed the miscarriage the most likely reason is that all the pregnan... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Should be fine.: If you have been on your pills for awhile the risk of failure very very low. You should be protected as long as taking on a daily basis. Taking at the... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Need more info.: Really not enough info on you query. First would need to know why you were having the ultrasound. Ob or gyn? Pain? Bleeding? Always if asked a questio... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Might be.: 'Trembling' would make me think GI related and not uterus/ovary but still could be a gyn issue. Does not point to anything obviously sinister if not h... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
On or around March 2: A 40 week pregnancy is based on the first day of the pregnancy being the first day of your last period. Ovulation usually is on day 14 of a 28 day cy... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Depends on injury: Depends on where cut is and how sure you are that is the issue. If you suffered an external cut/tear usually from sexual activity and not bleeding pro... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Probably just fine.: Question did not say if on hormones or not, either way probably just an off cycles especially if the amount of bleeding and other symptoms (breast sor... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Hard to know: If 'af' means menstrual bleeding and your home test is negative than your are not pregnant. If you have not done a home test and your cycle is unusual... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Would avoid.: First question i would have is why are you using these? While betadine used in multiple medical situations we would try to avoid during pregnancy for ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Hard to tell: Difficult to tell without a pelvic exam or ultrasound just exactily what this might be. Could be a cyst just under the wall which can be left alone or... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Depends: If you were 59 that stripe would not be normal but at 49 it could be depending on where you are during your cycle if still having periods. If taking p... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Could be perimenpse: In my experience for reasons not totally understood many women's 'hormonal' symptoms worsen between 35-45.This would include all the symptoms you ment... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Pills low dose: While trinessa (norgestimate and ethinyl estradiol) is a good and safe pill for birth control it is a low dose pill and may not suppress your ovaries ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Hard to tell.: Supplements like cohash, soy, chasteberry have estrogen like activity but they are not estrogen and are less likely to help with some of the stronger ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Depends: Will depend what your provider means. Prominent could refer to stripe thickeness or brightness on sono but usually thickness. Much more of an issue in... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Could be miscarriage: If your menstrual dates are solid this is unfortunately a negative sign and you are at high risk for a miscarriage. If menstrual/conception dates unkn... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Can be.: If your pregnancy is going well and possibly a healthy fetus has been seen on sono and this is a one time or rare occurrence then should be fine. Smal... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Can be.: While some patients spot early in pregnancy most do not. While bleeding is never a good sign not often a sign of trouble. If increases or develop sign... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gildner
19 years experience
Hard to tell: At 4 weeks of pregnancy the stripe should be thickened but usually don't measure since not really prognositic of how pregnancy is going. If concerned ... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Second Place, Illinois - Summer
2013
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