Dr. Michael Hulse

Gynecology
Ellijay, GA
29 years experience male

Locations

Office

Ellijay, GA

Address

433, Highland Pkwy, Ellijay, GA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

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About

Bio

.Education and Training •Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, University of Tennessee •Doctor of Medicine, University of Tennessee at Memphis •Residency, OB/GYN, Medical Center of Central Georgia/Mercer University Certifications & Memberships •Board Certified, OBGYN •Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology •Member, American Medical Association •Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy •Member, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons •Member, Medical Association of Georgia

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.

Gynecology

Obstetric Medicine

Urology

Licenses

United States: Florida, Georgia

Doctor Q&A

495 Answers
413 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
No.: Their is nothing in shred matrix that should decrease the effecacy of your birth control pill.
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
No.: This is not a sign of anything dangerous if it resolves when you warm up.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Not a problem.: It is not that uncommon to have some spotting after intercourse. If it starts to happen more often or becomes heavier then you should consult with yo... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
See your doctor.: Best to consult with your doctor to determine what is causing the symptoms. Many possible causes - may not be related to the depo shot. Hope this hel... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes: Probably the pap was atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance. It is common to have a normal biopsy - or simply inflammation - with this ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Not uncommon: Many women will resume bleeding after having an ablation. If the bleeding is not heavy, painful or problematic in some other way then I would not wor... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes. : Some light bleeding, spotting or discharge is very normal in the first six weeks or so after a hysterectomy. For any heavy bleeding consult your doct... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Varies.: Most pt who have a sling do not have problems. Sometimes a sling either does not work or stops working. Less commonly some women will have pain, pai... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
No: Your ovaries are in your pelvis usually behind/below the uterus. Their is one on the left side and one on the right. You would not be able to feel y... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
You have options.: You could be fitted for a pessary that would support your pelvic organs. Many women do very well with a pessary. Their are many surgical options for... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Repeat test. : Probably best to repeat the test just to be sure. If the test remains negative and your cycle does not return to normal it would probably be best to ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Many possibilities.: Pelvic floor physical therapy combined with topical anesthetic or a tricyclic antidepressant is a great first line therapy. Their are other medicatio... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Many causes.: Their are many possible causes of pelvic pain. Sometimes an ovarian cyst can cause pain that radiates into or down the leg. If the pain worsens or p... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Normal.: Irregular and unpredictable bleeding is very common with PCOS. It can take several months to regulate your cycle on a birth control pill. This is not ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Many possibilities.: Their are many possible causes of a pain in the lower abdomen and pelvis. You would need to be evaluated to be certain. Hope this helps.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
It doesn't matter.: The order in which these two devices are placed makes no difference to the case. Hope this helps.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Many possibilities.: Their are many possibilities - to be sure you should consult with your doctor. Hope this helps.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
See your doctor. : Pain during and after intercourse is not normal. Their are many possible causes. Best to be evaluated to determine what is causing your pain. Hope thi... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Depends.: If you are six weeks and one day by your dates and the US didn't show a fetus you may just be to early to see the baby. If you can see and measure a ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
No.: Unless the position of the uterus somehow caused you to have pain with intercourse then it should have no relationship to your sex drive. When a woma... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Possibly enough: It only takes once to get pregnant. To optimize your chances of pregnancy you should have intercourse about every other day during your midcycle. Us... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Not likely.: You are very unlikely to get pregnant during your cycle. If your period is late next month then take a home pregnancy test. If you are not trying to ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Sure: Their are no restrictions at all after having a pap smear. Hope that helps.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Second opinion. : It is reasonable to just watch a simple ovarian cyst if it is not causing pain. You are the person who's having to tolerate the pain. It is not unre... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Need more info: Their is a wide range of hcg levels that could be normal at or around six weeks pregnant. Normally at an hcg level of nearly 30K you should see a fet... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Pregnancy test.: First check a pregnancy test. If negative then you may want to see your doctor to be evaluated for this problem. Their are many possible causes. Th... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Probably normal: It is not unusual to have a change in your menstrual cycle. It can be caused by many things like a change in activity, diet, weight gain ,weight loss... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Depends: Normally if you had an ovarian cyst rupture then the pain should improve over the next several days. If the pain persists or worsens and it is after ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Need to be evaluated: A normal menstrual cycle is an outward sign that everything is functioning normally with your reproductive system. Their are many reasons that your c... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Many possibilities.: There are many potential causes of intermenstrual or mid cycle bleeding. You may benefit from an exam and some lab work with your doctor. It may be ti... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Sure: If no urine hit the test area then the test is still good. Just need a few drops of urine to perform the test. Hope this helps.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yes.: If you have a regular cycle then you probably are ovulating. If you have unprotected sex then you can get pregnant. If your period is late this mont... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Medical supervision: The drug is approved for up to 70 days gestation to terminate pregnancy. A single dose of 200 mg is usually followed by misoprostol 800 mg in 24-48 h... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Common.: It is very common to have break through bleeding when taking continuous birth control pills. The problem may resolve on its own. Sometimes a low dos... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Not necessarily: You could also have a yeast or bacterial infection. Need to see your doctor to determine the cause and make sure that the chlamydia has responded to ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
No: Missing a single birth control pill does not increase your chances of getting pregnant. You handled that perfectly and do not need to use a back up co... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Varies.: Many women have a cramping feeling from implantation throught the first trimester that feels like you are about to start your period. As long as it i... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
No: Most labs have a cutoff of about 23 or higher FSH to be consistent with menopause. However, you may have symptoms of menopause many years before your... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Not uncommon.: It is not uncommon to have occasional irregularity to your cycle. This can be triggered by many things work and just happen spontaneously. Your cycl... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Many doctors.: Many kinds of doctors can diagnose PCOS. The diagnosis is made on the basis of a thorough history combined with lab work and possibly an ultrasound. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Sure.: Their is no danger with masturbation with a varicocele.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Yeast: The most likely cause of itching is a vaginal yeast infection. Consider using an over the counter cream like monistat. IF that doesn't relieve your ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Not likely: It is very unlikely to have ovarian cancer at 26. The symptoms of ovarian cancer are very non specific. If you are concerned then you should see you... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Check with surgeon: In general the answer would be six weeks for strenuous exercise. Check with your doctor for specific instructions. Hope this helps.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Sounds like prolapse: Considering your history and the symptoms that you describe you probably do have some type of prolapse. Many women can feel something bulging through ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Its surgery: In appropriately selected patients a sling can be a very successful minimally invasive treatment for stress incontinence. Any surgery can have compli... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Many options: Their are many options for stress incontinence including kegel exercises, pelvic floor therapy, bulking agents and slings to name a few. Some treatme... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Either.: The most common way to diagnosis cystocele is by performing simple pelvic exam. Typically the rectum is held in place with an instrument as the patien... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Probably. : It is normal to have some brownish or bloody discharge after a hysterectomy. This can have a bad odor. If it seems like more than would be normal it... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
Gynecology 29 years experience
Normal: Many of the symptoms of early pregnancy will decrease as your pregnancy progresses.
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
May 26, 2013
An amazingly talented obgyn specializing in pelvic floor and incontinence procedures
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Feb 23, 2014
I am the concerned sister.Thank you for your honesty. One has to be persistent because we are being ignored. Why do so many Doctors turn their back when it comes to the TVT Bladder Sling.There is so m...Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hulse is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Hi, I want to Thank You for taking the time to answer my Ques. I was able to talk to my midwife this afternoon and she said the same. Thank You very Much again!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I do have a follow up app. scheduled, I was worried, with all the big words I didn't understand. Thank You very much of taking the time to explain.
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My doctor wants to see me next week for a cervix exam, but she said the pain coukd be mentally. Which it isnt. But thank you for taking time to reply to my question

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Tennessee College of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

MEDICAL CENTER OF CENTRAL GEORGIA

Awards

Best of Life Family Publications
Top Gynecologist, First Place, Georgia - Summer
2013
Top Gynecologist, First Place, National - Spring
2014

Affiliations

Northside hospital cherokee
North Georgia Medical Center
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