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Dr. Andrea Moore

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rutherfordton, NC
19 years experience female

Locations

Rutherford OB-GYN Associates, PA

Rutherfordton, NC

Address

446 NC Hwy 108, Rutherfordton, NC
Directions

About

Bio

Originally from South Carolina, where I went to medical school. My residency was in Baltimore, MD and then I returned to North Carolina to practice medicine. I am practicing in all female practice, loving my job! I am married with four children, who keep us busy!

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: North Carolina

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

90 Answers
142 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: Once you give birth, either by vaginal delivery or cesarean section, you will immediately bleed. This bleeding may seem heavy, especially since you ha... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: If you continue to have repeat vaginal infections, talk over your history and symptoms with your doctor. Normally, semen should not cause bacterial in... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It is unlikely: Clomiphene is used to help enhance ovulation. Menopause is the time period where there is decline in egg production and therefore, decreased ovulation... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor : While it may be true that some women can feel when they are ovulating, both of the ovaries are sensitive and respond to the hormones released around o... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: The increased levels of hormones during pregnancy can cause vaginal discharge. Some days it can be thin, clear and runny, other days it can be white, ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: There are many things that can these symptoms and you may be suffering from more than one condition. It is unusual for a woman of your age to be feeli... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: It may take a while for your cycle pattern to regulate after stopping birth control. Consider your reason for starting birth control. If it was to reg... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Usually not: Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) causes ovarian suppression and ovulation. It can cause you not to have a cycle and experience symptoms similar to m... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: Some women experience pain with their cycles and some women do not. The symptoms experienced by a woman may also change during her reproductive years.... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: A corpus luteum cyst is the cyst that remains after an egg is released during ovulation. If you become pregnant, that cyst helps maintain the early pr... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: Typically 2-3 semen analyses are obtained over 3 months before any final conclusion is made regarding baseline quality and quantity. Commonly used val... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Know your cycle: The average cycle pattern is 28 days with ovulation occurring around day 14. You are most fertile shortly before ovulation and this time should be avo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: It is ok to drink different variations of tea as long as this is done in moderation. It is recommended that the majority of your fluid intake should b... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: When women become aroused, the body normally produce secretions in the vagina to help with lubrication and procreation. If this is a one-time occurren... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It is unlikely : If you are experiencing bleeding, it is unlikely that you are pregnant. You can always take a pregnancy test or see your doctor. Determine what is you... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
This is normal: At nineteen weeks, your baby is still so small that you may not feel every movement. Please be assured that as the baby continues to grow, you will no... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Lupron (leuprolide) shrinks size: If your uterus is the size of a 5month pregnancy, you may have several large fibroids. Management is based on your symptoms and your desire for future... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Cramps may be normal: Some women experience uterine cramping during their cycles. It is the body's response to the changing level of hormones. It can be normal, but if your... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Monitor your symptom: It is not uncommon to remain a little irritated shortly after treatment for a vaginal infection. It can take some time to regain the normal balance of... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Know your cycle : When trying to become pregnant, or to prevent pregnancy, it is important to know your cycle pattern. Depending on the length of your cycle, this time ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Unlikely: It is very unlikely that your girlfriend is pregnant from that sexual interaction. Besides the exposure to the mouth flora and other secretions, you w... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Bladder infection: See your doctor soon regarding your symptoms. It is very likely that you have an uti, but you will need to be tested for it and other causes need to b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It may be pregnancy: The most common cause of a missed cycle is pregnancy. If you are not on any form of birth control, you may want to take a pregnancy test. If the test ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes, call the doctor: It is recommended to see your doctor anytime you have abnormal bleeding after menopause. Even though you may have a reason for the bleeding, you will ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Yes: It is recommended to continue with pap smears after a hysterectomy for cancerous reasons. The pap smear will collect cells from your vaginal walls. Th... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Work with your doc : Menopause usually occurs around age 52. As you are a lot younger, you may have experienced menopause through surgery (hysterectomy) or other medical r... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
May be cyst: Depending on when you had your last cycle, you may be experiencing a ruptured ovarian cyst. If the pain does not subside, you should be seen by a doct... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Vitamins: It is wonderful that you are taking charge of your health! it is recommended to take a multivitamin everyday to support your health. If your desire is... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: Oftentimes, the reason for early miscarriage is unknown. See your doctor. They may be able to determine a cause for your miscarriages and offer treatm... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: If bumps reoccur, you may want to see your doctor. Often times, these bumps are normal and could be a result of blocked hair follicle. You may want to... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Irregular cycles : Endometriosis is a condition that can cause your cycles/periods to be irregular. This condition is usually diagnosed by surgery but can assumed and tr... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: There are women who experience these cyclic symptoms right before their periods. It does not necessarily mean something is wrong, but if it is new for... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: If you are bleeding and your pregnancy test is negative, it is unlikely that you are pregnant. Changing hormones can cause some of these symptoms, but... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No: You are constantly producing cervical mucus and vaginal secretions.The mucus can have a different consistency around ovulation. If you are on the Depo... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: A women's cycle usually consist of a consecutive number of days for withdrawal bleeding. There can be several things that can affect your cycle. If yo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
There are many!: There is labwork checked at different stages of the pregnancy. The main purpose to make sure you are not anemic, and that there are no diseases, infec... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Pregnancy test: When you are trying to become pregnant, your cycle pattern is very important. If your cycles are irregular, this may be normal. The only way to tell i... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Consider the reason: The vagina is actually a 'self-cleaning' organ, so actively washing should not be required. Along the same lines as douching, cleansing the vagina dis... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
This may be normal.: It is natural to form ovarian cysts every month. The cysts are where the eggs are being released from the ovary. If you become pregnant, this cyst sup... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: If you are having an persistent odor, you may want to be seen by your doctor. Odor can often signal a problem or often, an infection. Depending on you... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
No pregnancy : If your cycle came on time, then you are not pregnant. Based on the number of days during your cycle pattern, you are most fertile about 2weeks after ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor : While bloating can be a symptom of menses, symptoms usually resolve with onset of cycle or shortly thereafter. I would not worry if this is a one-time... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
2 weeks after cycle : It is a good rule to assume that most women ovulate 2 weeks after start of last cycle. You are most fertile a couple of days before you ovulate. It i... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
This is normal: It is common to experience discharge during pregnancy. As long as you are not experiencing other symptoms, like odor or itching, this is normal.
A member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Keep Followup: Repeating a ultrasound can help give you more information. Each pregnancy is different and outcomes are hard to determine at this stage. Make sure tha... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It is fine.: There are no worries. Just remember to take your pills around the same time going forward.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
See your doctor: If you continue to notice odor and the beginning of other symptoms, such as discharge, you may be starting an infection. See your doctor to rule out a... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Reproductive organs: Gynecological surgery relates to procedures involving the pelvis and women's reproductive organs. This usually includes surgery affecting the ovaries,... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Take Pregnancy Test: The changes of becoming pregnant increases around ovulation. Determine where you are in your cycle. If your cycle is late, you may be pregnant. Take a... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Moore
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
It may: It is great that you are exercising to stay healthy! of course, one of the side effects of exercise is sweating. Make sure that you are staying hydrat... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Moore is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Moore is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for your answer. I was pregnant and lost the baby at 6 weeks
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks This is what I thought but no I'm not on birth control anyway
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Thanks for your quick reply! Could this mean i 've cancer shouldnt i have healed by now so afraid

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, SC
Graduated 2003MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Asheville Region, NC - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Asheville Region, NC - Summer
2013
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, North Carolina - Summer
2013
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