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Dr. Azra Ayubi

Obstetrics and Gynecology
NC
26 years experience

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

27 Answers
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Menstrual disorder: Menses are regulated by hormones and the anatomic structures of the reproductive organs. Hormone levels ; a pelvic ultrasound to evaluate the pelvic o... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Hormonal imbalance: Sometimes an elevation in prolactin hormone levels can cause milk production from breasts in a non-pregnant state. Have your hormone levels checked.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Rule out pregnancy : If the usage was outside of the package insert instructions, then failure is possible. An early pregnancy test can be done by a blood test called a se... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Check Thyroid: Menstrual irregularities have many causes: stress/hormonal imbalance/structural abnormalities in pelvis; get thyroid checked ; if menstrual irregulari... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Occasionally: Sometimes it takes 3 cycles of birth control Pill packs for cycles to lessen and lighten. Reasons for heavy cycle w/ 1st pill pack may Be related to ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
OCP use: If taking loloestrin as prescribed, then back up contraception is recommended for the first 2 weeks. With perfect use, chances of failure are low but ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Breakthrough bleed : Breakthrough bleeding on depot Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is common. Iron supplementation is helpful to avoid anemia. Sometimes a short course of e... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough spotting or bleed is common for the first few packs of oral contraceptive use when trying to use them in a continuous fashion. It is impo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Genetic testing: Depends on how many first (parent, sibling etc) and second degree relatives (aunts, grand parents) have cancer ; the type of cancer. If there are othe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Follow up US needed: Finding of a yolk sac at early gestational Age is reassuring; a repeat US in1 week is Needed along with quantitative pregnancy Hormone levels 48 hou... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Recommend evaluation: Normal cycle length can be anywhere from 21-35 days. If duration of flow is more than 7 days or if flow amount saturates greater than 1-2 pads or tamp... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Good for hot flushes: Flax seed is good for improving symptoms of hot flushes. Effect on pelvic organs has not been studied.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Continue Pill: Nature of bleeding may be related to healing of the cervix from leep. Continue current pill brand and monitor any other changes. With time, persistent... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Side effects of Depo: Sometimes it can take several months for cycle regulation with depot provera (medroxyprogesterone). As long as the bleeding is not heavy, it's mor... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Vaginal prebiotics: If no infection was diagnosed then vaginal odor can be a result of ph imbalance due to bacterial overgrowth. Bacteria naturally colonize the vagina a... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Ovarian follicles: US findings indicate that there are several Follicles present in the ovaries; the follicles contain Eggs that will be released with each cycle of Ov... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Changing pill brands: Changing pill brands is best done at the end of a pill pack. If it is done at any other time then 2 weeks of back up contraception is advised to mi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Hormonal: Hormonal fluctuations of the menstrual cycle. Each hormone produces a variety of symptoms/. The feeling of nausea may be yours.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Urinary symptoms: Always make sure that there is no urinary tract infection during the menstrual cycle. Hormonal deficiency can affect the skin and tissues of the uret... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Return of fertility: Return of ovulation ; fertility depends on how long you have been on the oral birth control pill. It can take a few to several months for normal cycle... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Hysterectomy : A permanent solution is hysterectomy; ablation may be an option depending on your history.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Check for pregnancy: A blood/quantitative pregnancy test can determine Early pregnancy; approximately 72 hours of Fertilization so obtain the test to find out pregnancy ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Painful intercourse: Painful cramps during intercourse may be Multifactorial; Related to new position/new partner/lack of Adequate arousal/lubrication/ pelvic growth in ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Check pregnancy test: A pregnancy test can confirm a pregnancy. A doctor's office can order a blood pregnancy test that is an early pregnancy test.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Vaginal discharge : Depending on the ph of the vagina, which can be altered by many factors, a liquid vaginal discharge can occur. If it's non-infectious, it's usually cl... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Emergency contracept: So it is important to make sure there is no pregnancy after the emergency contaception dosage. It works by altering the ovulation timing therefore i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azra Ayubi
26 years experience
Cycle regularity: Depending on why your periods were irregular, exercise in addition to further evaluation ; treatment may help with menstrual cycle regulation.

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ayubi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ayubi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Yes, I have visited my GYN doctor who ruled out UTI several times.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Hahnemann Medical College, PA
Graduated 1996MD
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