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Dr. Janice Alexander

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Richland Center, WI
43 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
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin

Languages spoken

German

Doctor Q&A

604 Answers
106 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Abnormal : What you are describing is not normal. You may have miscarried. The edema in the lower extremities is worrisome. Please see a provider and get checked... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Could be: The only way you are going to know is if your menses starts . Be patient , but use reliable contraception if you do not want to have this happen again... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Diabetes?: Make sure you get checked for diabetes. Diabetics often suffer from athletes foot and a burning sensation in their feet.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: You are protected provided the bleeding is truly your menses. See a provider if you have any question.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Probably O.K.: If you had sex with a condom and took plan b, you are probably safe from an unwanted pregnancy. How about seeing a provider and getting on a reliable ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: During pregnancy, it is good to keep a healthy life style and that includes exercise. Crunches during the first trimester should be fine. Ask your pro... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See Provider: Are you using birth control since the abortion? If not, you are in danger of another pregnancy. White discharge can be normal or mean a yeast infectio... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Ovarian Cyst?: It is possible that you are late for your menses because of an ovarian cyst. I would check with your provider and perhaps get an ultrasound of the pel... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
At least 2 months: It has been my experience that women have fewer problems if they let their body heal and cycle at least once before trying to conceive again. Stay on ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Cytotec (misoprostol) OK: Depending upon how far along your pregnancy is, cyto tec has been used successfully intravaginally and orally for pregnancy termination less than 14 w... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Day10-16 of cycle: If your cycles are usually 28-30 days, then you would usually ovulate between day 10 and 16 . Of course this can vary a little. That mean this weekend... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Maybe: If the oral contraceptive you are on is not the right one for you , it could cause bloating.For example, if the pill does not suppress cyst formation,... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
?ruptured cyst: If you had a D&C for an incomplete miscarriage or abortion , you may have had a residual cyst that ruptured that caused bleeding. This also could be s... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Could be normal: You are having a shorter cycle because the oral contraceptive naturally thins the lining of the uterus. It is unusual to ovulate 1 to 2 days before me... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Cyst or Preg?: You may have an ovarian cyst which is producing a hormone that is causing the delayed menses and tender breasts. You could also be pregnant. Women may... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
YES!: I am not sure how you are determining your fertile days, however, if you were not using contraception of any kind and you had a positive test for ovul... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See a Provider: It sounds like that oral contraceptive may not have the right combination of hormones for you. You may need one with more or a different progesterone.... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Maybe: Seasonique is a low dose oc. Since I do not know how long you have been taking it, i cannot be sure you are protected. If you have been taking it for... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Maybe ? Cyst: You could be pregnant, but you may have an ovarian cyst. To be sure, call your provider and get checked out if your period does not come and the cramp... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See a Provider: You need to see a provider to be checked out for gastroesophageal reflux and bacterial infection in your gut. You may have more than one thing going o... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
1/1000: Depending on your weight and when you had the Nexplanon inserted, if you also used a condom , it is very unlikely that you are pregnant. There are fai... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Depends: If you are going through art, egg size can be about 2 to 2.5 cm. Natural ovulation without hyper stimulation, may be a little different.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
You can try: Take it back where you bought it. They will be receptive especially if you can prove that you bought it from their store. You can also call the compan... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Depends: Are you breast feeding? If so, that may be normal for you. Some 45 year old women go right into menopause after they deliver. If you fail to have a c... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Endometriosis? Cyst?: See your provider and have an exam. You may have a condition that is causing an ovarian cyst to form
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Both are OK: Both are fine to use in the appropriate doses. Check with your provider for the appropriate dose for your child's age and weight. Make sure there ar... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: There are signs of miscarriage that last a little while. Your symptoms are the most telling, however, especially if you had a positive pregnancy test ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Day 10-16 of cycle: Fwrtile days vary from woman to woman , but in a 28 day cycle, the fertile days are 10-16. Cysts may or may not be a problem. See your provider and ge... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
HT, Protein in urine: The diagnosis of pre-eclampsia is suspected when the b/p reaches 140/90 for the first time during the pregnancy and there is a high level of protein i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: Green tea should not interfere with those medications.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Depends on Problem: Periods can com late for many different reasons. Cysts, hormone imbalance , cancer,pregnancy are just a few reasons why your period would not come on ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
FSH is high: You should ask your provider to do an Anti-Mullerian Hormone test. That FSH is high and I am not sure Clomid (clomiphene) is going to work.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See a Provider: This can be caused by early descent into the pelvis , so you need to see a Provider to make sure you are not dilating your cervix.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
? Ovulation or cyst: What you are describing could be ovulation or a cyst. If it persists or becomes painful, see your Provider and check it out!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
New Products Availab: There are many products now available to both men and women for hair loss. Are you on Biotin yet? Rograine has been around for a while. There are oth... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
? Seizure: Sounds like a focal seizure. You need to see a Provider and check this out.
A male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: Prenatal vitamins help to supply you with what you are missing in your diet. It is normal to feel better, the iron in some prenatal vitamins can cause... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Herpes?: This could be Herpes(HSV1or2). It could also be an apthus ulcer. See a Provider and check it out. Always a risk if you are doing oral sex with someone... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See Your Provider!: You need to make sure where that blood is coming from. See your provider asap and check it out!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Not necessarily: You need to get an US and find out how far along you are. Then you will know if you have to be concerned.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Depends: Why are you taking the iron? Are you anemic? I noticed you put bleeding down as a condition. As long as you do not have too much iron already, 27 mg.... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Depends: That is not unusual for PlanB. Of course you could always have other problems. If abnormal bleedin persists, see a Provider and check it out!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
See a Provider: You need to be checked . Not every yeast infection responds to Monistat and all discharge that does not itch is yeast. See your provider and check it... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes,but see a Provid: There might be something you can do to stop the miscarriage. Aching can also mean the pregnancy is in the wrong place(ectopic). Or you might have an o... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
When no pain: Pain is a sign that you have strained your body. Better to rest it and rehab it with stretching so you do not re injure it.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Unlikely: Some semen is absorbed and some may leave with menses. If a period comes, a. Pregnancy usually does not. You would have to ovulate to get pregnant. W... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Cranberry juice: Start drinking cranberry juice or taking cranberry tabs, but if you have a fever, back pain or abdominal pain, go to urgent care
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Cyst?: Although it is not uncommon to miss a cycle once a year, ovarian cysts can cause a cycle to be delayed or missed. Other hormonal issues can cause irre... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
2 weeks/missed mense: You can usually get a reliable test 2 weeks after ovulation or with missed menses.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Yes: Birth control pills inhibit your own natural hormones, so this is a possible side effect. See your provider for suggestions in dealing with this.

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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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