Dr. Christopher Mcguirk

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Houston, TX
24 years experience male

Locations

Northwest Women's Center

Houston, TX

Address

13215 Dotson Rd, Suite 200, Houston, TX
Directions

Practice website

Fax

281-444-4080

About

Specialties
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Gynecology

Internal Medicine - Obstetric Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

13 Answers
7 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: While there can be problems with fertility after pregnancy termination, this is uncommon. Most women who have terminated a pregnancy in the past will... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Pelvic ultrasound: Ultrasound cannot predict when your period will start. If there was something seen inside the uterus right before an expected cycle, it could be a blo... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
It is normal: For your baseline heart rate to gradually increase during pregnancy. Your exercise and activity tolerance will decrease so that, toward the end of pre... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
No: What you saw was likely to have been a small blood clot. During uterine bleeding, clots can form in the passing blood and will sometimes get some prot... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Yes: Yeast infections commonly cause itching and a thick, usually white discharge. Some have no symptoms. Some just itch. Some have only a discharge. A... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Symptoms vary: Usually ovarian cysts occur due to some hormonal irregularities. Uncommonly, they can be tumors (benign or malignant). Some have no symptoms at all.... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Needs exam: You might have a vaginal infection or a skin condition causing your itching. This can usually be easily evaluated and treated, but will require an exa... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Ultrasound technique: It's pretty common to have to push on babies during ultrasound to get them into the right position to be able to see all of their anatomy. This does n... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Irregular cycles: Your period can be irregular for many reasons. Sometimes there are other medical problems. Sometimes it's just a function of young age. Sometimes ther... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Short cycle: If you ovulated on the 12th day, a 25 or 26 day menstrual cycle would not be abnormal. I would expect to see a positive pregnancy test or a regular pe... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Intestinal problems : You might have a primary intestinal problem, a gynecological problem, an infection, a medication problem or a psychological problem. Many health probl... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Hormonal problem : You are either pregnant (too early to tell or faulty test) or experiencing some hormonal problems. You should see your gynecologist for evaluation of ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Mcguirk
Obstetrics & Gynecology 24 years experience
Irregular bleeding: I am making the assumption that your thyroid medication is the appropriate dose and that you usually have normal regular cycles monthly. It's not unus... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mcguirk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mcguirk is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Period started 3 days early. Ended with a 10 day luteal phase.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

UT Houston Hermann Hospital
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