Dr. Janice Alexander

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Richland Center, WI
44 years experience female

Locations

Office

Richland Center, WI

Address

301 E.Second Street, Richland Center, WI
Directions

Fax

2623761154

About

Bio

I began my career as an RN and then became an MD. I am double boarded in Family Medicine and OB/GYN. Focus on Preventitive and Well Woman care, as well as, OB/GYN and various FP topics. Wife-Mother-Professor-Medical Missionary

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin

Languages spoken

German

Doctor Q&A

604 Answers
106 Agrees
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Depends: There are products on the market to improve sperm quality like Proxeed and products with VitaminC. Don't smoke or drink alcohol and stay away from dr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Check your B/P: See a provider and find out if your B/P is OK. You may also be having a 'Migraine of Pregnancy'. In any event, rest, get plenty of fluids and see a Pr... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
? Pregnancy Test?: If it has been 3-4 months since you had intercourse, do a pregnancy test. If it is negative, it is highly unlikely that you are pregnant. If you are ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
?Blood in urine?: It is not unusal for a period to start out light and get heavier. I f you are having pain with urination or if the blood only comes with urination, s... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Probably OK: He probably figures once the cyst goes away you will bleed. Does not want to give you Provera (medroxyprogesterone) if you could be Pregnant.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: This usually does not affect the dating more than a few days. If you keep track of ovulation, that would help your Provider give you a more accurate ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Ultrasound: Try an Ultrasound during pregnancy. That medical imaging is harmless to your baby. If surgery is needed, see a Urologist. They can retrieve stones w... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
?Ovulation or rup. c: If you are not using birth control, this could mean a ruptured cyst or ovulation. If you do not have a menses, see your Provider for help.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Another cyst?: You need to be seen by a Provider and have an Us. You may also need a preg test and cervical cultures. See someone soon!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Glucose & B/P check: See your Provider and get your B/P and blood sugar checked. You can also be dehydrated or have a UTI. Please get checked out soon!
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A female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
?cyst: You may have had an ovarian cyst . If the situation persists, see a Provider and check it out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Possible: No birth control is100 percent. If you are concerned, do a pregnancy test and see a Provider. Failed tubal ligation is not that common, however.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Depends: Was he wearing a condom? If so, that method is about 65% effective . If you used a spermicide, the statistics are better. More like 75-80% effective.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: Your menses will be irregular, but you are not protected against unwanted pregnancy. Use a back up always so you will have to worry less about this.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Elevates B/P: Blood pressure would go up. May cause a head ache.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes!: Hiv and std's are transmitted through saliva and body fluids. Therefore, you could certainly get an std from oral sex. By the way, hpv and hsv (her... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Dishydrotic Eczema?: The skin condition that you may be experiencing may either be a fungal infection or a condition called dishydrotic eczema. Both are treatable. See yo... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
No: Probably this is ovulation pain, however, you may also have an ovarian cyst. You should see a provider and check this out!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: Some providers prefer vaginal route for these medications because of location and local absorption.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: As long as you have one normal fallopian tube connected to a functioning ovary and uterus, you have a chance! to be sure, see a provider and have a hy... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: See a provider and have an ultrasound, as soon as, possible. Get checked out soon and don't delay!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: I think if you bought a pregnancy test and you are questioning the accuracy because of the price, you could try it again with a different brand. In an... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes!: Elevated liver enzymes in pregnancy may indicate a dangerous condition called pre-eclampsia, so please contact her provider and get her in asap!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: What you are experiencing is not uncommon for an ovarian cyst, but you need to be checked out ! if you can , try some Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) f... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
You have choices: If you are able, try a spinal with duromorph and then try toradol . Discuss these issues with an anesthesia provider at the hospital where you will de... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: If you have unprotected sex during ovulation you can get pregnant. All it takes is one sperm. If you were not ovulating or around your fertile time(da... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
?implantation bleed: That could have been implantation bleeding, however, your first ultrasound should help figure this out!
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: You need to see a provider who can thoroughly evaluate you . Fibroids should not be protruding through the belly. If they are cuasing you pain and agg... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
?infection?: Funny smells from the vagina can come from an infection such as bacteria or yeast. It can also come from old blood . Metabolic and hormone disorders c... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: We are lucky that there are so many oral contraceptives to choose from. There are ones that give light flows, and reduced frequency of flows. Since y... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Hormone stimulation: Breast growth is determined by hormone stimulation. Even if you are not pregnant, you have hormones being produced by the body, especially the ovarie... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: Although your chances of pregnancy are low(1/1000)after a tubal ligation, it still can happen. See your provider and get checked out!
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: A woman may have spotting at 2 weeks because of implantation bleeding. There are many reasons for discharge including recent intercourse and infection... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
1-2 months.: It usually takes about 2 months to heal and cycle normally again. It varies from woman to woman depending upon the situation.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Maybe: See your provider. There could be a reason that you are getting nauseated with the nuva ring.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Hyperplasia is cause: Endometrial hyperplasia causes post menopausal bleeding. This condition may resolve or progress so be sure to follow up with your provider. You may ne... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Ovarian cyst?: Sepsis is an infection that is very severe and even shows up in the blood and other body tissues. You may have gotten the sepsis from an infection in ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Vaginitis : You probably have a condition called vaginitis , which is an inflammation of the vagina associated wih swelling and pain.This can be due to infections... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Not usually: Remember, it only takes one sperm to do the job! not every sperm will be lost when you get up to go to the rest room! see your provider for a more tho... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Hormone imbalance?: If you are not ovulating you may have an ovarian cyst which may be causing a hormone imbalance and causing the breast tenderness. See a provider and g... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: Emergency contraception contains hormones. By using them, you are actually disrupting your normal hormone pattern . If you would like to have normal ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
About 2 weeks: A woman usually ovulated day 10-16 and two weeks after ovulation she will experience her menses.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See a Provider: This can be caused by a yeast infection which is more common before your cycle or may be due to a hormone imbalance. See your provider to check this ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
May be ok: Not unusual to pass clots on the first menses after a miscarriage . Are you on any form of birth control that would lighten your flow? Would need to k... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
9 1/2 weeks ago: Ovulation usually occurs day 10 to 16 from your last menses. If you know when you ovulate, or we're keeping track, then you should be able to figure i... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Infection: It is not usual to have a yellow vaginal discharge. It may mean that she has an infection. It would be a good idea for her to see a provider and check... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes: This is a normal result for a female in her reproductive years
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Difficult: It is easier and more reliable to do a home pregnancy test than to try to examine the consistency of the cervix to determine if you are pregnant. See ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Yes!: A pregnant woman is at risk when she is hit in the abdomen, especially if the placenta is on the anterior wall and the pregnancy is farther along. It... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Not usually: The " morning after pill", if Progesterone only, may cause a withdrawal bleed which might bring on your cycle early and make you bleed a little longer... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Alexander is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower4
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Alexander is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Alexander is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you so much Dr. Janice. I took medicened but they didn't help. I am so depressed in losing my son after suffering with HG for 4 months and facing this unresolved problem. This helps much.Thnx....Read More
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Thank you for your answer. Ill test again next week. And if I ovulated around the 5th April would it show positive next time I tested?
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Thank you for your answer. Say i can't see a provider, for some reason. Are there any such low dosage pills you could tell me about?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

Providence HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTERS

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Milwaukee, WI - Winter
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Wisconsin - Winter
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Second Place, Wisconsin - Summer
2013

Affiliations

ACOG,AAFP,AAGL,MGS,SLS,NAMS,AFS
ABOG,Marquette University,UWMadison
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