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Dr. Monique Ruberu

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meadow brook, PA
20 years experience female

Locations

Deeney and associates

Meadow brook, PA

Address

Meadow brook, PA
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About

Bio

I am a board certified Ob/Gyn, currently working in Philadelphia. I feel very blessed to have a job that I love! I am a happily married mother of 3 and have lived all over the world :) I bring my faith to all aspects of my life and believe in the power of prayer !

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

176 Answers
147 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
20 years experience
Pain with urination: Go see your doc... Could be a uti which would definitely need to be treated... Or could be round ligament pain or pubic symphysis pain
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
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Call your doc: Any bleeding in pregnancy is worth checking it out with your doc... Esp if you are dehydrated and contracting
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Brien discharge : This could be related to cervical ripening, recent intercourse, a recent vaginal exam. As long as there is no recent trauma or a history of previa it... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
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Bleed: If post menopausal lining should be less than 5 mm. If you are having abnormal bleeding i would do the biopsy just to be safe.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Cramps pain: If you had a normal cycle at the normal time for normal duration, and you have regular cycles 28 days aparti would not think that you have ovulated o... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Maybe: Breast pain could reflect pain coming from an underlying muscle, pain of a deflated lung, referred pain from a heart issue... It all depends on your ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
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Normal bleeding: If she had a normal bleed you likely missed pregnancy. 4 days before cycle is not usually a fertile time in someone with regular 28 day cycles.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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20 years experience
Never know: The pill does not prevent fertility after use.. You may get pregnant the following month... I hope you are in a stable relationship you have great sup... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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How soon ?: I usually ask my patients to wait 3 cycles to conceive in order to let your body completely recover and decrease risk of repeat miscarriage as well as... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Mushrooms: I have not read anything about mushrooms being unsafe, but make sure that they are washed very well prior to eating.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Smoking: Smoking is never ok... It causes cancer, increases your risk of fatal and life changing blood clots, affects the people around you through second hand... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
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Feeling bad: Your symptoms are not likely related to what you ate..Sounds like a virus... Drink lots of water, take some panadol (acetaminophen) and rest....
A female asked:
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No but...: If a UTI is untreated in pregnancy it can lead to pyelonephritis which can possibly lead to miscarriage if not treated promptly.
A 24-year-old female asked:
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See your doc: The spotting could absolutely be related to the depo, but i would recommend following up with your doc for the other symptoms.
A 44-year-old member asked:
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See your doc: This could be the result of a change in medication, infection or abnormality with your anatomy... See your doc for an eval.
A 27-year-old female asked:
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See your doc: If you never breastfed i would definitely check with your doc... If you stopped recently you could expect it within a few months.
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Likely not: The sperm must come in contact with the egg...
A 39-year-old female asked:
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No: No mixed flora is just a contaminant of the normal bacteria in the area.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Decreased estrogen : Breastfeeding often does result in vaginal dryness, try using lubricants.
A 36-year-old member asked:
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Depends: Probably depends on the formulation of the pill.. Just ask your doc to prescribe a chewable tablet.
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Possibly: If you ovulate 14 days prior and the conceived pregnancy implants within 2 days...
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Cut: Cut out soda and juice... Replace with water!
A 23-year-old female asked:
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See your doc: Dizziness that lasts days could be an abnormality with your inner ear, or maybe something neurological ... Definitely see your doc for an evaluation.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Depends on why? : Stopping birth control can be done at any time... But why are you stopping? Are you trying to get pregnant? If you don't want to change your cycle the... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy test : If you are concerned about pregnancy just take a test... If it is negative it might just be a different period from your norm...
A 37-year-old female asked:
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Ultrasound: Very unlikely, the best dating is that of a very early ultrasound....So if the baby is growing appropriately, and looks normal it is most likely 7 not... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Vaginal discharge can cause the entire area to become irritated.
A 26-year-old male asked:
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Stone: Not sure about lemon juice, but water - lots of it .. Is definitely indicated.
A 46-year-old member asked:
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No: If you are concerned about pregnancy take a test.
A 26-year-old female asked:
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It didelphys: Having this is not a normal finding, but there doesn't seem to be any abnormality with the sizes of the uteri, and there are no fibroids or abnormal c... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
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Preg: Missed period yes, discharge no... If concerned about pregnancy check a test.
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Likely not: If your period was normal likely not, but if you are concerned you can take a test 2-3 weeks after the last date of intercourse.
A 45-year-old female asked:
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Pain: Lower abdomen cramping can be caused by any structures in the area... The bowel also lives there... Go and see your doc for an exam to check for an ab... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
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Go and see your doc: If you have no lesions it is not likely a herpes outbreak... Go and see your doc for an evaluation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Tummy: A bulge in stomach after abdominal surgery or pregnancy could be from splitting the muscles during the procedure ( and the muscles weren't sewn back t... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
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Chest pain: Any chest pain is worth checking out... There are many causes for chest pain... Reflux, heart attack, inflammation, rashes, ... Impossible to say the ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
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Decreased libido: Women's sex drive is more linked to the emotional state than man's ..... If you feel like you are not loved, respected, like you are not able to commu... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Left pain : Your left sided pain could be from your colon(constipation), another cyst(ovarian), or astounding mentioned fluid that is irritating your abdomen lini... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Decreased libido: At times the hormones in medications like this can affect your libido, but you should also look for other causes... Such as a breakdown in communicati... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
20 years experience
Discharge issues: Isit possible that you are currently on your period? Many people complain of vaginal irritation around the time of menses, if the irritation is still... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
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Abnormal bleeding: Abnormal bleeding can have many causes... Pregnancy, stress, medications...I suggest that you follow up with your provider for an evaluation.
A 20-year-old female asked:
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Labial tear... : By 6 weeks post partum your tears should have healed... Go and see another doc for another look .... It might be healed but you still have some residu... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
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Pain : If the cyst is actively bleeding you may need intervention, but if vitals and labs are stable you need time and pain meds to get through the time unti... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
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See your doc: Abnormal bleeding outside of your period should definitely be evaluated by your provider.
A 23-year-old female asked:
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Diet and exercise: Breastfeeding combined with exercise should really help... Cross training workouts tend to help boost metabolism.
A 32-year-old female asked:
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Dry: It may be exzcema vs an inflammatory process... Try some vaseline or aquaphor.. If no improvement go and see your doc for an exam and possible biopsy.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
20 years experience
Itching: See your doc for an eval ... They should be able to examine you and try to figure out a reason for the itching... It may not be related to your infert... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
20 years experience
Hair: Some people are more likely to experience this than others... It may be due to a family trait or an excess of testosterone in your body... This can be... Read More

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Aug 11, 2013
Very accurate and timely responses.
Aug 19, 2013
Great answers, thank you!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ruberu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! hcg is very low and not doubling even after 72 hrs. The nurse asked to wait 1 wk before next blood test. Good idea? Or not?
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This made me feel good. Thanks! i have many confusing questions. can we please have a gmail chat at alini.tiwari@gmail.com. Thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I am getting CT and hysterectomy ASAP and I so aporeciate yours prayer

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, TX
Graduated 2002MD

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Pennsylvania - Summer
2013
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