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Dr. Patricia Fearing

Gynecology
Gainesville, FL
36 years experience female

Locations

Gentle Gynecology of Gainesville, LLC

Gainesville, FL

Address

6440 west Newberry Rd, Suite 202, Gainesville, FL
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

3523337834

About

Specialties
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Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

123 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
no: The iud falling out won't harm your fertility, in fact with it out you are now not protected from pregnancy. Wearing tampons to bed is not a cause for... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
possible: A pregnancy test is easy to take and would give your some information.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
breakthrough bleedin: Breakthrough bleeding is not unusual when 1st starting bcp, especially with missing pills. Continue to take the pills and use backup barrier contracep... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
no: The medication is out of your system, but it can take several months for regular periods to return.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
depends: Not a problem if you are on hormonal contraception. With that, over a period of cycles the period will get lighter. If you are not, take a pregnancy t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Pills will help: Hormonal contraception can help lighten the period and help eliminate the severe cramps.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
no: Most likely just breakthrough bleeding (irregular bleeding) on the birth control pills. If there is ever a question about pregnancy an over the counte... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Not herpes symptoms: Doesn't sound like usual herpes symptoms, but may be other types of infections (?Bv, trich, etc). I recommend an exam.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
sure: But you may need 2 tabs per day.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
period: It may just be the start of your period. If your period / bleeding continues to be unusually light, do a pregnancy test.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
prevent ovulation: Hormonal contraception helps quiet your ovaries and can help prevent cysts/ inhibit ovulation.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
30 x 30x by 20?: That is very large - would cover your entire abdomen. Are you sure it wasn't mm? If it was 30x30 cm they would have referred you to a specialist.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
color doesn't matter: The red or dark red color doesn't matter so much. The clots indicate you are bleeding fairly heavily. If you have had sex, i recommend pregnancy test... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Try condoms: Assuming you have been examined and had testing, try using lubricant and using condoms. If all testing negative, try rephresh (over the counter) after... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
probably not: Hysterosalpingogram is used in infertility testing. It would not be recommended until you had been actively trying to conceive for 1 year (except in u... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
continue pills: Breakthrough bleeding is not unusual after missing pills.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
not dead: Likelhood of getting pregnant is low, but the sperm don't die as soon as they "hit the air".
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
no: Menopause doesn't cause lower abdominal discomfort. Multiple different issues can cause that and issues that can occur around the time of menopause ca... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
you can check: You can feel for the strings. If you can feel the strings (they usually just lay over the cervix) most likely there is no problem. It is also checked ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
not due to mirena (levonorgestrel): The Mirena (levonorgestrel) won't affect your urine. You may have a bladder infection.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
May be ovulatory : The iud does not suppress ovulation so you may be feeling discomfort with that. If your symptoms are persisitent or increase in severity you need an e... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
No: The tests are very sensitive. It is possible you are extremely early but most likely not.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
your insurance : Your insurance web site can give you names of doctors within your plan. Friends can also give you names of doctors they feel comfortable with.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Nothing: If you are not having any symptoms such as unusual discharge, itching or burning, nothing to worry about.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
you will have bleed: Yes, most likely you will have a withdrawal bleed. Stopping midcycle is not the best way to overall help the spotting. If it does not improve by 3 cyc... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: Depending on how long your cycles and periods are, you may be ovulating. If it gets worse or does not go away in few days, follow up with your doctor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
No: You may not see the blister stage.It may just be an open sore or even just seem like irritation.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Not necessarily: There are multiple issues in your question and it would be best for you to discuss your symptoms with the doctor presribing your tamoxifen in conjucti... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
yes: The bleeding normally can last 3-7 days.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
side effect: Not unusual to get nausea if you have to take 2 pills at once.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Need to be seen : Need to be seen while it is occuring. Multiple different conditions can cause the same symptoms (none of them life threatening).
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: If you are not having any symptoms such as itching, burning or odor, nothing to wory about. Normal secretions can look like that on underwear.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Was culture +?: If culture positive then you don't need blood test, if negative the blood test can give you antibody status (tell you if you have been exposed in past... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
pregnancy: Pregnancy whould be ruled out, even with a tubal ligation.
A female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
not a problem: It is not unusual for period bleeding to come and go (it doesn't flow like a faucet), but if you could be pregnant any change in your usual bleeding s... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
no: Thrombus in the endometrium would just be a clot. Depends on where you are in your cycle. Discuss findings with the dr. Who ordered the ultrasound.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
4-6weeks: May take 4 to 6 weeks for periods to resume. May take longer if you have a history of irregular periods before starting birth control pills.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
use yeast cream: With itch, use vaginal yeast cream. If symptoms persist folow up with your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
itch and discharge: There are over the counter creams for yeast infection. If no improvement, need an exam.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
generic pills : Generic pills have same dose and hormones but may not be absorbed in same way so you may have different side effects, but they usually resolve.
A female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
not necessarily: The reason she is being put on the pills at 13 could affect future pregnancies, not the pill itself.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
not necessarily: It would depend on where it is located, but not usually.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
ovarian function: If your ovaries were left in place at the hysterectomy, they will still function. Your ovaries make a cyst every time they produce an egg (normal func... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
contact her: Let her know the gel did not work. There are other treatment options.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
heat rash: Most likely heat rash. You can use lotromin over the counter. If it persists or gets worse, need an exam..
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
may not be yeast: Not all discharge is yeast. Have you been examined and that is what is diagnosed? There are other treatments besides Monistat 1 (tioconazole) that may... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
possible: Do a pregnancy test. The morning after pill can also affect the onset of the following period.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
Irregular periods: Irregular periods can be caused by multiple issues (polycystic ovaries, thyroid issues). Most are easlily regulated. Need to be seen.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
Gynecology 36 years experience
generic ok: Most patients don't notice significant change from generic Metronidazole vs flagyl. Both can cause reaction with alcohol and give a metallic taste in ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fearing is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Fearing is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was off the pill for a short time and this is my first month back on
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I am aware that I can become pregnant but I did not knw this fast. 1yr
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Yes, they have checked it several times. It is always in normal range.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL
Graduated 1985MD

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