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Dr. Brian Enggano

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irving, TX
13 years experience male

Locations

MacArthur OBGYN

Euless, TX

Address

307 Westpark Way, Euless, TX
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My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 3:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Cigna

Medicare

MultiPlan, Inc

Humana Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Medicaid

Great-West Healthcare

Molina Healthcare Inc

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MacArthur OBGYN

Irving, TX

About

Bio

Dr. Enggano earned his Doctor of Medicine from The University of Tennessee. He completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX at the well known Parkland Hospital, one of the busiest labor and delivery suites in the entire U.S. Dr. Enggano is currently a board certified OBGYN physician at MacArthur OBGYN in Irving, TX. He is very passionate about HPV awareness, female preventive medicine, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery, and high risk obstetrics. "Patient education and empowerment are my focus".

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

305 Answers
162 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Surgical repair : The most effective treatment is surgical repair. This can be done immediately after delivery in the delivery room with a local anesthetic for pain co... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No: Screening for stds is not required prior to administration of the Gardasil vaccine. Gardasil protects from the most common strains of hpv (human papi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Now: Once you confirm pregnancy or even think you are pregnant, you should see an obgyn immediately. The quicker you see a doctor and establish prenatal c... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Very: Pregnant teenagers face different challenges. Medically speaking, they are at higher risk for preterm birth, low birth weight, and increased infant m... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Lots: Complications of diabetes during pregnancy include miscarriage, dka, fetal growth restriction, macrosomia, birth defects, preeclampsia, polyhydramnios... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Difficult to tell: It's often difficult to distinguish a normal period from a miscarriage just by your bleeding. First, a pregnancy test should be performed. However, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Many: Symptoms of ruptured ovarian cysts are numerous and range anywhere from severe pain to no symptoms at all. Most commonly, women can experience pain o... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No: It is not mandatory to have an episiotomy with every vaginal delivery. Sometimes it is necessary to allow the baby to come out more easily or in an e... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Not uncommon: This is fairly common. We as gynecologists try to be extra careful but inevitably there may be some trauma to the vagina during an exam. In addition... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Varies: The average age of menopause is age 51. However, every woman is different. A minority of women will go through menopause in their early 40s or even l... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Take a test: It's possible you could be pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test to confirm. If it's negative and you still suspect pregnancy, repeat the test 1 week... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Take a test: It's unlikely but possible that you may be pregnant. Check a home pregnancy test to confirm. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and easy to perf... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Normal findings: Normal pelvic ultrasound findings. Your ovaries are normal in appearance. Follicles are normally seen on the ovaries especially in a young woman you... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Go to your doctor: You should be evaluated by your doctor. While bleeding can occur after intercourse, it is never normal especially during pregnancy as it can affect y... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Lighter over time: For the first 4-6 months, your menses will be a little more irregular and erratic. However, after 6 months, menses will be much lighter or even absen... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Yes: Chlamydia is a bacteria that is sexually transmitted. It is treated by your doctor with appropriate antibiotics. Your partner should be tested and t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Not necessarily: It's not uncommon for women to bleed years after an endometrial ablation. The goal is to destroy the lining of the uterus, however, given that many w... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Bartholin gland cyst: Bartholin gland duct cysts are fairly common and result from blockage of the gland opening and subsequent accumulation of fluid and debris. These cys... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Effacement: Effacement is a term that describes how thin your cervix feels. Your doctor will determine the effacement when he or she checks your cervix. 50% mea... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Maybe...depends...: You are at higher risk when you have an old incision on the uterus whether it be from prior removal of a fibroid or a c-section. The fear is that it ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Rest and time : If you have a common cold while pregnant, it will improve with rest, hydration, and time. Take it easy for a couple of days but make sure you are not ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Procedure: Your doctor will insert a long, thin instrument with a camera on it called the hysteroscope into your vagina through your cervix to look in your uteru... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
See your doctor: When an iud is placed, its strings are left 1-2 cm protruding from the cervix so that you can feel them and be assured that the iud is still in place.... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Not usually: PID is an infection in your pelvic organs and typically caused by either vaginal bacteria or STDs. Antibiotics typically treat PID sufficiently. PID ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Preparation: The most important thing that occurs at 38 weeks of pregnancy is preparing yourself for delivery. Continue to eat healthy and stay active but be care... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
See your doctor: Vaginal infections can present in many ways including increased discharge, changing color/consistency, different odor. You should see your doctor to s... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No: The Gardasil vaccination series is a 3 injection series over the course of 6 months. If you did well with the first three injections then an extra do... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Sounds like it: It's very possible you are experiencing signs and symptoms of early labor. Time your contractions and if they are getting more frequent, you should g... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Ultrasound: Iuds (intrauterine devices), which are among the most effective long acting birth control methods available, are placed by your doctor in the office. ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Very early: A baby's heart rate barely becomes visible around 6 weeks. At 6 weeks and 1 day, the "flicker" may or may not be seen. I would suggest repeating the... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Take a test: It's possible that you may be pregnant. Some antibiotics can decrease the effectivemess of birth control pills. Plus, birth control while very effec... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Normal measurements: The normal uterine size is approximately 7.5 x 5 x 2.5 cm. Your uterus seems fairly normal in measurements. However, normal size doesn't necessarily... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Preeclampsia: You are at increased risk of having preeclampsia with this pregnancy as well. Your bps sound elevated but not in a range where immediate delivery is ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Yes: It's ok to carry bags during the first trimester. You will not harm the baby by doing this. When you get farther along (i.e. Third trimester), it's ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Yes: It is in your best interest to have a repeat c-section given that your first baby was born via c-section so early.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No: Hcg levels vary tremendously from pregnancy to pregnancy. Ranges exist for particular gestational ages, but are generally very wide. The trend durin... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Yes: If your placenta is "posterior", it has simply implanted on the posterior aspect on the inside of the uterus. A normal delivery should be expected wi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
See your doctor: You should be evaluated by your doctor. Headaches and swelling in the third trimester of pregnancy can mean preeclampsia so it is important to be eva... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
See your doctor : It's difficult to tell unless you get a pelvic examination. Your doctor can test you for a yeast infection, bacterial vaginosis, or an std. Als... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Abrasions: You should see your doctor so you can be examined. Small cuts can occur from trauma to the area (sex, tampons, etc). Like any cut on the body, it ne... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
UTI: Either is safe during the second trimester of pregnancy but only Nitrofurantoin is needed for a urinary tract infection (UTI). Bacterial vaginosis is... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
It's possible : Chlamydia is an infection that can be passed on to your baby mainly when it comes through the birth canal. It can affect the baby's lungs and eyes. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Hormonal : Dysfunctional uterine bleeding is defined as abnormal bleeding due to hormone imbalances. Abnormal uterine bleeding is a broader, more general term i... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No particular size: Number of vaginal deliveries is a risk factor for pelvic organ prolapse. For example, a woman with 6 natural births will be more at risk for prolapse... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Yes: You should be checked for gbs this pregnancy especially if you previously tested positive for it in the past. If negative this time around, you don't... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Nothing major: No major side effects have been linked to the Gardasil vaccine. Minor side effects include headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and pain at the i... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No: It is not mandatory to have an episiotomy with every vaginal delivery. Sometimes it is necessary to allow the baby to come out more easily or in an e... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Go to your doctor: Any nipple discharge is best evaluated by a physical exam with your doctor. During pregnancy, small amounts of milk secretion are normal but cannot b... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Good question: As you approach you due date, there are many signs that warrant a trip to l&d to see your doctor. First, signs of impending labor include stronger an... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Flat : You will be in the "supine" position meaning flat on your back with your legs together and arms extended out to the side.

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Aug 13, 2013
I recommend Dr. Enggano. He is clearly very knowledgable about OB/GYN. The responses he provides on Healthtap are informative, clear & accurate. He is providing a valuable service to the public via He...Read More
Aug 13, 2013
Highly recommend Dr. Enggano. His answers are highly informative, personal and accurate. Very knowledgeable doctor with a thoughtful caring manner.
Aug 19, 2013
Dr. Enggano provides helpful, easy-to-understand answers to questions here on HealthTap. He's a great resource to this community, and I recommend him.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Tennessee College of Medicine, TN
MD

Residency

PARKLAND HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEM

Awards

Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals,com
On Time Physician Award, Vitals.com
Thought Leader, Second Place, Dallas Region, TX - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology
MacArthur Obgyn
Baylor Medical Center Irving
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