Dr. Yvette Westford

Obstetrics and Gynecology
SUGAR LAND, TX
22 years experience female

Locations

YVETTE F. WESTFORD, MD

SUGAR LAND, TX

Address

1111 HWY 6 SOUTH, SUITE 135, SUGAR LAND, TX, United States
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Westford is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist and a Fellow of the American Congress of Ob/Gyn. Dr. Westford is a specialist in Women’s Sexual Health and Wellness. She is a Certified BIOTE physician specializing in hormone management. She is an experienced surgeon with an artist eye who performs a wide range of unique cosmetic gynecology procedures designed to help patients look, feel and perform at their best. She performs unique vulvovaginal procedures that are designed to enhance sexual gratification and improve bladder function. These include the Femilift, The O-Shot, P-Shot and G-Shot. She is an affiliate of prestigious Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute and is trained in the art of Laser Vulvovaginal rejuvenation, Designer Laser Vaginoplasty® (DLV®)

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Anti-Aging Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

578 Answers
107 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Laser!: I can say, without reservation, that 100% of the patients in my practice who have used a laser device for vulvo vaginal atrophy have had complete reso... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: But only if you do something that causes injury like being too aggressive or use tools that injure. Injuries range from bruises, skin tears / scratche... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: It is always possible to take too much of anything. That is why there is a dosing schedule and it is generally prescribed. Progesterone in general,can... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No need to worry: From your 1st Ob visit, your Type & Screen would have shown that you are not sensitized. Hence the reason for the Rhogam at 28 weeks. If you were,... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Varies: Although the loss of the mucus plug suggests that things are moving in the right direction and the cervix is thinning and dilating, it says nothing ab... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Have MD check: Smell is very subjective and usually limited by the experience of the person doing the smelling. However, it is possible that it does indeed smell lik... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Need Ultrasound: IUD's can move. They can perforate. They can cause infection. My regimen is, ultrasound to identify location. Remove if not properly placed. PID treat... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
You cannot: If you had unprotected sex and deposited semen inside the vagina, your only hope of no pregnancy is if she is not presently ovulating. Start by calcul... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No worries: Sometimes you can have a bad corpus luteum that either dies early or otherwise does not produce enough progesterone to stabilize the endometrium. This... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: If you has a cycle that was 42 days long, it is possible that the next cycle will be shorter and that you could ovulate. Just to be clear, the menses ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a progesterone only device. As such, irregular / abnormal bleeding is to be expected.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
See another doctor: This is a question best posed to the attending physician who evaluated you and made a diagnosis. However, I suspect you do not trust the opinion given... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
You said it...: You have irregular cycles! If you have had unprotected sex and think you could be pregnant, of course you need to check it out. Otherwise, you are kno... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: The first trimester dating scans are the most accurate of all scans. Since many women guess at their LMP and are often wrong, the ultrasound EDC is co... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: It is at best a multivitamin and does nothing for your menstrual cycle, ovulation nor fertility.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Although is it probably benign, you are obligated to check out the cause of bleeding in pregnancy. Talk to your Ob/Gyn ASAP.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Unclear: Not sure what you mean by having a 'low' HCG. Typically you are doubling appropriately or you are not. The progesterone is usually supplemented if it ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Shouldn't be: You had a negative pregnancy test so the possibility of pregnancy is slim but it is always advisable to repeat the test in one - two weeks if concerne... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Trauma: The only way the clitoris will bleed is if it is injured!
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Maybe: Could be yeasts or just thickened discharge from progestogen effect. Continue to observe and watch it change with different weeks of the cycle. If it ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: It is not unusual to get a yeast infection when taking certain antibiotics because they kill of some of the "good bacteria" in the vagina and cause an... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
None: You have to have sex to get pregnant. Any thing that places semen inside or about the entrance of the vagina can possible cause pregnancy, but not on ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Unlikely pregnancy: If you are compliant with the pill, you are not likely to be pregnant.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: But at 29 years old, wouldn't you rather try a reversible medical castration first rather than a permanent surgical method?
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes, PrEP: If you are HIV-negative, taking PrEP once a day can significantly decrease your risk of getting HIV. You need PrEP if: You have more than one sex part... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Are you?: If you had a termination of pregnancy 5 weeks ago, why would you need a pregnancy test on week 4? If you have been having unprotected sex immediately ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Growth hormone deficiency: Growth hormone deficiency is seen in children who present with abnormally short height / stature. It is very treatable. Also called: Panhypopituitaris... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Ovulation?: If your menses isn't due for 2 weeks, you are mid cycle and likely having mid-cycle pain and spotting associated with ovulation. In this case, pregnan... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Pregnant: If you are sexually active and not using contraception, you are pregnant until otherwise proven. If you have not had sex, irregular menses are not unc... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No time at all: There is nothing about an endometrial ablation that should change anything about how you feel about yourself. However, if you were anemic from bleedin... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possible: If you usually ovulate on day 15 or so and had sex on day 10/11, it is possible that you could be pregnant but less likely.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Sure u can find some: There are many Vegan Prenatal Vitamins to choose from in the US. Google availability in SA. Look for Folic acid > 400mcg and Omega 3 DHA / EPA.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Constipated: Get a stool softener or laxative from the local pharmacy or try any food or drinks that would usually make you go. Get started on high fiber diet or t... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: it could be many things, one of which is what you suggest. It will help to be sure there is no polyp or other endometrial/endocervical pathology.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Depends.: Are you bleeding because its your menses? Is it a random bleed. Hard to know without more information. How large is the cyst? Is it symptomatic?
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
See your surgeon: Have you had a post op check? Make appointment to see your Ob/Gyn who did the surgery. He/She would be in a better position to know if your symptoms a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
It's ok: Just make sure that the patch is attached as it should be. Apply the last one next week as scheduled.
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: If you are compliant with your pills and became exposed on day 28 of your cycle, you are not likely to get pregnant.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: Oligomenorrhea (infrequent menses) is a standard feature of PCOS. It is because you are not ovulating. Early diagnosis of PCOS is important as it has ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Normal: Mid-cycle bleeding is most likely ovulation bleeding. This type of bleeding is predictable, occurring between 10-16 days after the last menses, light,... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Do the test already!: You just might have good news. It sounds promising. Go on, do the test and get happy. Good Luck:-)
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Do pregnancy test: You are having many symptoms consistent with pregnancy. Do a UPT or see your doctor.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: After laparoscopic cystectomy, your ovary should look as it did before the cyst... BUT it depends on the type and the size of the cyst. Sometimes your... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not in the US: The brand name Novial is not used in the U.S. You will need to get a comparable pill. Novial is desogestrel and ethinyl estradiol. The US brand is cal... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
May be nothing: If this is the first 'irregular' bleed, no worries. That happens from time to time. If it persists or recurs, you should see an Ob/Gyn. If you have un... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Quite possible: Although you had a bleed, it is not necessarily a period but could be an implantation bleed or decidual bleed. Do the pregnancy test. Good luck!
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A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Mostly benign: If you have a Nexplanon, which is a progestin only device, it is not unusual to have irregular bleeding such as you described. This is because you did... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Limited: At 48, I recommend investing in ovulation predictor kits and have sex at appropriate times. Eat right, exercise and stay healthy. Unfortunately, there... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Not necessarily. Should get bHCG 48 hours after the first. That will tell you if its doubling normally or dropping.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Bio Oil is an excellent skin moisturizer but it nor any other topical application can prevent stretch marks. A stretch mark is a tear in the dermal la... Read More
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Testimonials
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Wonderful physician with obvious detailed care for her patients. Combined with a clear and concise manner of answering patient questions and we have a wonderful educator and physician.
Oct 24, 2015
Insightful responses that addresses patients concerns clearly. Great doc!
HealthTap member
Dec 15, 2018
I have been seeing Dr. Westford for 13 yrs. Her knowledge, care, and bedside manner have kept me returning to her each year. I no longer live where she practices, however I still travel to see her.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for the advice. I think I will have to go to a walk in clinic as my Ob/Gyn said I did not need antibiotics :( so I posted here for a second opinion What type of ...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I'll have more images taken but I've never had issues before. Received the info on Saturday, so couldn't call Dr, & freaked out a little. Thanks for making me feel a ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for you help! I didn't want to waste time at the walk in clinic with something unserious but I also didn't want to over look something that could be a sign of an ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

DANBURY HOSPITAL

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Texas - Fall
2015
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Third Place, National - Fall
2015
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, National - Fall
2015

Affiliations

American Board of OBGYN (ABOG)
FACOG
NAMS
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