Dr. Thomas Carzoli

Obstetrics and Gynecology
SC
49 years experience

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
49 years experience
Yes: Just about any bcp can be used-about 75% effective, but may cause nausea. Original was to take 0.2 mg of ethinyl Estradiol every 12 hours times 2. Eac... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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No: Your metabolism depends on your age, gender, proportion of muscle, hereditary factors, and thyroid status; not coconut oil.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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8/11/13: Ultrasounds in the first trimester are accurate to about 3 days, plus or minus, so roughly 8/8-8/14/13 is when conception took place.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Likely the latter: Due date of 4/18/14 gives an ovulation date of 7/26/13. However calculations for due date are approximate, so can't say for sure.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Common problem: Try some lifestyle changes such as smaller meals, not eating late at night, and elevating head of bed. Can also try antacids, carafate, (sucralfate) t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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No: Red meat is a good source of protein and iron. That said, make sure it is cooked and best to stick to lean meat to reduce the cholesterol content. Var... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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True; no: Strictly speaking, pre-ejaculate is just fluid from cowper's and glands of littre and doesn't contain sperm. However some studies have shown men leak ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
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Mistake: Since the MRI was done to evaluate the pineal gland, the report should have mentioned it.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Small: 7 mm is a small cyst. A normal cyst reaches around 25 mm when it ruptures.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Yes: Bcps put the ovary at rest, deterring future cysts from forming. Menstrual clots depend on how your body responds to the drop in hormones when you rea... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Possible PCO: Nabothian cysts are normal in cervix as is some fluid. Increased stroma and multiple small follicles could signify polycystic ovary.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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No cure: Herpes is fairly common; some estimates are 80-90 % of adults have type 1 (oral) herpes and 20-25% have type 2 (genital) herpes. Important thing is no... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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As usual: Take your pills according to the pack and not your period. If you are on a 21 day pill, you finish the last pill, wait 7 days, and start a new pack.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
49 years experience
Possible: It kind of depends on your cycles and meaning. If day 1 is start of menses, lasts 5 days in a 28 day cycle, and have intercourse 3 days later, unlikel... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
49 years experience
$850: Rough estimate. Nexplanon, the new version of implanon, has a cost of around $650. Add in another $200 for removal and reinsertion.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Warm compress: Warmth improves blood flow and helps in healing. However you should see a doctor as unilateral swelling could be caused by an abscess.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Men continuously produce sperm throughout their life.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Varicose veins: Pregnancy causes the blood vessels to enlarge. After pregnancy, they should shrink, but sometimes don't completely. You may be having some problem wit... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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No: A crl of 4.6mm is approximately 6 weeks. If there is a normal fetal heartbeat, i wouldn't be concerned about the discrepancy in gestational sac size. ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Repeat test: And follow directions carefully, especially time to read results. Hcg levels usually double in 2-3 days, so if unsure result, repeat test.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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POC: Products of conception is what comes out when you miscarry. Generally expect menstrual like bleeding and cramping, which may be a little heavier than ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
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Yes: A menstrual cycle can be divided into two phases: follicular and luteal. Follicular phase is the time from the start of menses to ovulation; luteal ph... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
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No: Clindamycin shouldn't cause a reduction of the effectiveness of depo.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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No: Iuds generally don't have any effect on the ovary.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Hysteroscopy may cause some bleeding and surgery may not disrupt time for normal menses.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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No: Generally a birth control pack contains 21 days of hormones and 7 days of non-hormone pills. The 7 non-hormone pills are just there to keep you in the... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
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No: In fact, most doctors require to take one before filling your prescription.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
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Yes: Placebo pills are just to keep you in the habit of taking a pill everyday.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
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Not unusual: One of the drawbacks to supracervical hysterectomy is some bleeding afterwards-approximately 17% of women will experience cyclic bleeding. Cautery of ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Don't use: Some people are allergic to scents or other components in a napkin. Try unscented napkin or try a different brand.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Nothing: There are glands along the vulva that may cause a slight smell.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Probably not: Nexplanon is noted for causing irregular menses, from no menses to frequent irregular bleeding.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Try again: Most common time for a pregnancy test to first turn positive is around time of expected menses. Fertility starts to decline around age 32, but still g... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Laparoscopically: With a laparoscope, the cyst wall is cut into and possibly sent for frozen section if it looks suspicious.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Yes: If products of conception (poc) have passed, no longer pregnant. Thin endometrium normal after this.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Yeast overgrowth: Most likely too much yeast, but could be other things like a herpes outbreak or contact dermatitis.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Different tracts: Pregnancy involves the reproductive tract and diarrhea involves the gastrointestinal tract.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Depends: You should never leave a UTI untreated as it could lead to kidney infections. Big question is whether your urinary symptoms are due to UTI or somethin... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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6 weeks: A first trimester ultrasound is the most accurate for dating a pregnancy and at 6 weeks, should be able to detect fetal heartbeat.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Affects testing: Caffeine may affect some lab tests-for example, it can raise your blood sugar level, leading to false results.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Can't: Stretch marks will fade over time so less noticeable, but still be present. Some people are born with a lot of elastic fibers in their skin which allo... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
49 years experience
Specialist: At 43, fertility is dropping. If you have been trying for 4 years and still no pregnancy, time to see infertility specialist.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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See a doctor: Complex ovarian cysts should be under a doctor's supervision as the diagnosis can include various tumors.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Possible or normal: The postpartum period usually extends for 6 weeks after the birth. Some women will have menstrual periods during this time and some won't. Breastfeedi... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Sensitivity results: Generally a urine culture identifies what bacteria is present and how sensitive it is to various antibiotics. Amoxicillin is a good choice for use in ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Polycystic ovaries: Is a syndrome, not a disease, and can be managed but so far, not cured.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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5 months: Pregnancy is generally dated from the time of your last menstrual period.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
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Biopsy needed: Abnormal bleeding at age 51 is best checked by endometrial biopsy or d;c as risk of uterine cancer.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
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Many possibilities: Underwear can cause (especially thong), deodorant soaps, yeast overgrowth, etc.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
49 years experience
Yes: Most questions relating to length of menses are concerned with amount of bleeding, so you could use either 5 or 7 days.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Carzoli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Carzoli is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Which is better to do pregnant test again in the morning or night?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much. I really appreciate your quick reply!
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This saved my life. Thank You! Thank u so much for yr help..I did the cervix biopsy

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1974MD

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