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Dr. Jon Ahlstrom

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Logan, UT
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Logan, UT

Address

550 E 1400 N, Suite I, Logan, UT, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Altius Health Plan

CHAMPUS

Cigna

IHC Health Plans

Molina Healthcare Inc

Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah

United HealthCare Insurance Company

SelectHealth

Tricare

Humana Insurance Company

Jon W Ahlstrom MD, PC

Logan, UT

About

Specialties
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Doctor Q&A

215 Answers
70 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: This is likely a braxton-hicks contraction. It could also be a sign of early labor if it repeats on a regular basis.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Almost immediately : Your normal fertility can return very quickly after stoping birth control pills. In some cases it may take up to a month for your cycle and your fert... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes it's normal : It is common to spot or have irregular periods after a delivery.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
No it won't: Amoxicillin will prevent urinary tract infections. If you develop an infection resistant Amoxicillin it should show up on a simple urinalysis.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Not directly: Birth control may help regulate your cycle but will prevent pregnancy. See your gynecologist about more effective ways to help.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Good: The novasure can perforate the uterus and cause a burn to the bowels. You dr was right to stop the procedure. You may want to consider a different m... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes you can: She should first exclude the possibility of pregnancy. Endometrial ablation does not reliably prevent pregnancy. Reliable contraception, usually ste... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
It may help: Bleeding during intercourse may come from the uterus, cervix or vagina. An endometrial ablation should help if the bleeding is from your uterus. You... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Won't affect weight: Endometrial ablation will not affect your weight. It also does not affect your hormones.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Low risk: Laparoscopic tubal ligation is very effective. Risk of pregnancy is less than one percent.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
It is variable: Ablation is 90% effective in controlling abnormal bleeding but only 50% effective in stoping periods. It is normal to have light periods after novasu... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
This is not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have some bleeding after an endometrial ablation. In some cases regular periods may return after several months or years. It i... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
This is not normal: You need to see your doctor. The leaking could be caused by several factors. It should be addressed by your surgeon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
This is not uncommon: It is not uncommon to have some bleeding after an endometrial ablation. In some cases regular periods may return after several months or years. It i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes : Eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Not necessarily : We would need a little more information to tell you why you have abnormal bleeding and it's effect on your fertility.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Take a pregnancy tes: Your symptoms may or may not be due to pregnancy. The best way to tell would be to take a pregnancy test. These are often most accurate if you use y... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
The best way to tell: The earliest way to tell if you are pregnant is with an early detection pregnant test done on your first voided urine in the morning. This can be pos... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Probably ok: Cyst are common in the breasts. They often cause tenderness before your period. Make sure you follow up in six months as recommended. If your doctor w... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Don't try it.: You need to talk with a doctor. Perhaps start with planned parenthood. They may be able to help you. You should get help from a medical profession... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Within a month: The hormones from Mirena (levonorgestrel) are cleared from your system fairly rapidly. Some women may take longer to ovulate. See your doctor if you... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
This is not normal: You need to see your doctor. The leaking could be caused by several factors. It should be addressed by your surgeon.
A female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
High Risk care: You will need your obstetrician to review your pregnancy and medical conditions. You should take 2 mg of folate (folic acid) daily and will likely ne... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
This is normal : The timing of cervical change in every pregnancy is different. Then normal gestation is 40 weeks but 37-42 weeks is the normal range. Your cervix wi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
It's ok: Valtrex (valacyclovir) is an anti-viral. Bad for viruses, harmless to you.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Take pregnancy test: Then see a gynecologist to make sure your tubal ligation is still good. An x-ray called an hsg can reassure you.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
3-4 wks after period: A blood pregnancy test can be positive as soon as 10 days after fertilization. This is usually just before your period is due or soon after. A urine... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
You could be: Take a pregnancy test tomorrow using your first void of urine in the morning.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) should be enough: The birth control pills prevent pregnancy fairly well but occasional ovulation may happen. The pill is still working and it prevents pregnancy in way... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: An egg lasts for about 24 hours. Sperm last for five days.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Effects are limited: Stress can affect your heart rate, hormone levels, metabolism, sleep, and immune system as well as many other health functions. It can affect your pr... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes it's normal: Breasts come in all sizes. You may continue to develope over the next few years.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
See your doctor: You may want to consider treatment to help regulate your cycle. The brown discharge is not uncommon with irregular periods.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Not helpfull: Ginsing is an herb that has some properties similar to a stimulant. It should be avoided during pregnancy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
20% or more: Normal fertility for couples not trying to avoid pregnancy is 20% per month.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
It is possible: Most pregnancy tests are very reliable. More concentrated urine from the first void in the morning will give the earliest positive response.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Not too uncommon: Bleeding early in pregnancy happens fairly often. In many cases this is due to a small separation between the uterus and the developing pregnancy. In... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
No one knows: There is no evidence that electric blankets are harmful. No extensive testing has been done on pregnant women other than despite extensive use no ha... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes, but: You do need to ovulate before you get pregnant but you may ovulate before your first period.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Absolutely not!: Tretinoin causes birth defects. Don't use in pregnancy. Use reliable contraception whenever you are using it.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
See your dr: A pregnancy test and ultrasound should be done. The ultrasound could show if the uterus is retaining blood or tissue or if another problem with your... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
See your doctor: Most couples with normal fertility will conceive within a year. Your gynecologist can order some simple tests to help you determine what to try next.... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
3-4 wks after period: A blood pregnancy test can be positive as soon as 10 days after fertilization. This is usually just before your period is due or soon after. A urine... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Wrap them: You should wear a tight fitting bra or sports type bra. Ice packs can sometimes help. Call your doctor if you experience pain, unusual warmth, fever... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
It depends: The earliest way to tell if you are pregnant is with an early detection pregnant test done on your first voided urine in the morning. This can be pos... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: Small amount of semen are released even befor evaluation. See your gynecologist to discuss more reliable contraceptive options.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
See your doctor: Many medicines are safe during pregnancy. Discuss your plans with your doctor so that you can avoid unsafe medications.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
See your OB/GYN : There are some simple hormone tests that will help determine if you are in menopause. Your doctor can also review your symptoms.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
No: You can't get pregnant from anal sex. You shouldn't let anyone force you into any kind of sex. You should report it to the police.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
Obstetrics & Gynecology 31 years experience
Probably not: The baby is unlikely to develope hearing damage. Loud kids can be a problem for your hearing. Open areas and sound absorbing materials in your place ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ahlstrom is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ahlstrom is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! They had to call in a 2nd doctor to get it out. I was honestly screaming in pain as well as bawling. Why did this happen? What are the odds?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Just talked to my doctor and nurse at hospital where I'm scheduled to give birth and I'm on my way. Thank You!!!!
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Thanks for your quick reply! I tested 14days from ovulation and result was negative but ill test again in a few days maybe just to be sure, thank you! :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University, NY
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

University of Chicago Hospitals

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Salt Lake City, UT - Winter
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Second Place, Utah - Winter
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Third Place, Utah - Summer
2013

Affiliations

ACOG
ABOG
Utah Medical Association
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