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Dr. Yvette Westford

Obstetrics and Gynecology
SUGAR LAND, TX
21 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

Wednesday: 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
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Anti-Aging Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Integrative Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Doctor Q&A

578 Answers
107 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Pregnant?: This has nothing to do with the depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) but instead may have to do with your no longer having contraception. Do a pregnancy... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Depends: If you shave your pubic hair, it's possible that the bumps that look like pimples could be caused from ingrown hairs. Some red bumps can be caused fro... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
To not be pregnant: If you took the morning after pill correctly, you should expect your period in few weeks. ESCAPELLE is 99% effective in avoiding pregnancy. You may ge... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Abnormal Pap.: Your pap is adequate in its amount and type of cells but the cells show evidence of infection or inflammation. You should have had the result of the h... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Unlikely: Although Aleve (naproxen) has the potential to prevent your platelets from sticking and can increase your bleeding potential, it is unlikely that smal... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
You may be pregnant: Although not the typical signs of pregnancy, if you are sexually active and have missed your period you must assume pregnancy until otherwise proven. ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Yes: Anytime you are this early pregnant and have significant unilateral pelvic pain you must rule out ectopic pregnancy. Likely related to CL cyst but nee... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
100%: chance of pregnancy as good as if you did not use a condom at all.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No worries: Just either put the used one back in or place a new one. If you place a new one, you will remove it in 3 weeks instead of 1 week.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Common: The birth control shot delivers a high dose of the hormone progestin. Progestin is a synthetic version of progesterone, which is a naturally occurring... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Sinusitis: Problems in the sinuses or nasal passageways can affect your sense of smell and taste. Conditions such as sinusitis, acute or chronic sinus infections... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Maybe : Typically women bleed about 5 days with first 3 days reported as heavier. Anovulatory cycles were followed by decreased blood loss and shorter mense... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Yes: You can feel SCM pain in a few different ways. Dull, aching pain may be accompanied by feelings of tightness or pressure. Turning or tilting your head... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Yes: Your measurements are appropriate for the stated gestational age.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Yes but: At 4 days post ovulation, or hopefully post fertilization, you would not be symptomatic as you have described. It is entirely possible that it is beca... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Unlikely: Irregular bleeding after taking plan B is actually fairly common. Between 10 - 20 percent of all women who take emergency contraception will have some... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Very Common: It is a common but annoying consequence of administering oxygen by nasal cannula. It helps if you use a saline nasal spray for lubrication and take be... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Likely hormonal: Although you will need a blood pregnancy test, you more than likely are having irregular menses / hormonal issues that can easily be corrected with bi... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Period: Vaginal bleeding for about 5 days, at the time it is expected is happen is normal menses until otherwise proven.
A member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Not unusual: Timing the start of your pill packet is important. Starting the wrong time can cause you to bleed heavily and bright red. It is not unusual to get som... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Watch and wait?: In a study to determine the success rate of cholecystectomy vs observation in treating patients with GD vs Dyskinesia, the patients with symptoms of c... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
YES: WE DO NOT DO A HYSTEROSCOPY IF YOU HAVE A POSITIVE PREGNANCY TEST!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Why cancer?: In a 19 year old, the most likely cause of tenderness in that area is Costochondritis. This condition occurs due to inflammation of rib cage cartilage... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No: If semen did not get into your vagina and you were day 4 menses, the answer is no.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No: Unless you have a specific allergy to the flowers or their pollen or their scent that will cause you to react negatively, there is no evidence that P... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No worries: The pregnancy and breastfeeding are known disrupters of regular menstrual cycles. Of course, if you are sexually active, there is the possibility of p... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Simple: Sounds like you are having breast tenderness from elevated hormones. Indeed, you may have a gastrointestinal bug as well. If those GI symptoms persist... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
May be acceptable: The half life is about 30 hours so technically you should wait 2 1/2 days for the drug to be completely metabolized. The main issue is the potential f... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Infrequently, yes: Yes, antibodies may disappear with time, if the person has infrequent recurrences of herpes. Typically, negative results for either type 1 or type 2... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Hormones: The natural fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone levels that are responsible for your cycle also can create these disturbances that result in i... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Recheck: Could just have an irregular cycle. Try repeating the UPT in a few days. Iregular cycles are very common and annoying but not terribly worrisome. If i... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Common: Pubic bone pain in pregnancy is fairly common. A condition called symphysis pubis diastasis (SPD) often causes this pain. In later pregnancy like your... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
2nd opinion: If you distrust the opinion of your examining physician, express your concerns to him/her or get a second examination by another Urologist. Hard to re... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Yes: One of the possible side effects of progesterone only devices like Depo Provera, (medroxyprogesterone) is vaginal dryness.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Unclear: Discharge is normal. White, thickened discharge is indicative of a progesterone effect and happens after ovulation. This is very normal. Discharge wit... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
You might be.: Two days after your period could be any day because menstrual duration varies. More importantly, what is your cycle day if Day 1 is 1st day of bleed? ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Unclear: I assume you are saying that you have never bled after a vaginal US and you did yesterday. You had pain. It could have been that you were about to ble... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No worries yet!: Dysfunctional bleeding is irregular uterine bleeding. It is caused by a disruption in the hormonal stimulation to the uterine lining. The bleeding is ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Call your doctor: Sudden onset "Bad" Headaches when you are 38 weeks are no good. Call your Obstetrician or go to labor and delivery to be evaluated.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Depends: Depends on when it expired. It is good for 5 years. Has it been 5 years or 8 years. Depends on the age of the recipient. At 47, the possibility of pre... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
U r pregnant: You are pregnant until otherwise proven. Do a home pregnancy test and make an appointment to see your Ob/Gyn. The morning after pill is not know to ca... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Kidney?: I am assuming that by 'not mechanical' you mean that a musculoskeletal problem has been ruled out . So, tenderness in left flank down to the low back ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Unknown: If this is the first 'irregular' bleed, no worries. That happens from time to time. Oh course, if it persists or recurs, you should discuss with your ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Unlikely: Since you have the Nexplanon device implanted, it is unlikely that you are pregnant. Your periods cannot possibly be normal all the time because you a... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Nothing: Absolutely nothing abnormal about a four day period that starts when it is scheduled. Actually, it is not the norm to bleed for 8 days. If the shift b... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No worries: No worries. You are very early in the pregnancy. More than likely, it will resolve by 28th week ultrasound. You cannot do anything to help in that mig... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
No: It is not uncommon to have some withdrawal bleed after taking the morning after pill. Scant bleeding would cause that brownish discharge. If you miss ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
See your doctor: It is very easy to stop the bleeding (since you have all the necessary information) Talk to your doctor about OCP/hormones to stop the bleeding. Perha... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
May be normal: Likely mid-cycle bleeding / ovulatory bleeding. This type of bleeding is predictable, occurring between days 10-16. Usually light and lasts 12-72 hou... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
Obstetrics and Gynecology 21 years experience
Yes: Not because you are bleeding vaginally means you are having a regular menstrual bleed. If you ovulated and then bleed 2 weeks later, you are not goi... Read More

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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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