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Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Germantown, TN
22 years experience female

Locations

Exceed Hormone Specialists

Germantown, TN

Address

7512 Second Street, Germantown, TN
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(901) 312-7893

About

Bio

Obstetrician/Gynecologist in private practice for 10 years in suburban area

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 & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Tennessee

Doctor Q&A

105 Answers
465 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Trust OPK: The OPK is far more accurate than BBT measurements, so go by the OPK not the temperatures.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Hard to predict: Given that you missed some of your birth control pills, it is very difficult to predict when your next menses will come. Your uterine lining is "confu... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Call practitioner: Given that she has hyperemesis and is shaking, she may need to be evaluated by her practitioner to check for dehydration and electrolyte imbalances. I... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Paraguard: "a little out of place" is hard to qualify, but if the iud remains in the upper portion of your uterus (not the lower segment or cervical canal) then ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Unlikely serious: It would be important to evaluate your urinary symptoms with all of this. Vaginal swabs tend to pick up many types of bacteria so this information is ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Unclear: It certainly could be implantation, but it could also just be related to your pcos if you have had irregular bleeding in the past.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Ignore: If you are beyond exhaustion, try pumping. Let someone else give baby pumped milk. Sleep is a must!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Hormonal shift: When your hormones change around the time of your period, your vaginal lubrication decreases and this irritates your vagina as well as your urethra re... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Levels: Ideally you would see the HCG levels double in 48 hours. If you had a blood Progesterone test those results would be helpful too about the prognosis o... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Marijuana: No. It does not change the efficacy of birth control as long as you are taking the birth control correctly.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Unlikely: You had most likely absorbed that medication before the vomiting episode.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Anti-inflammatory Rx: During your menstrual cycle, your body produces certain chemicals that induce cramping as your uterus is trying to shed its lining. The best approach ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
See below.: Fundal means at the top of your uterus closest to your head. Anterior means in the front part of your uterus closest to your belly button. Well away f... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Check a test.: If you are a week late for your period, check a pregnancy test.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Moist normal: Moistness is normal after ovulation. Vaginal secretions vary somewhat throughout cycle.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Unlikely: If you were only one day late on your shot the chances are very slim that you could be pregnant. I would use condoms for backup for the next month to ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Both are possible: Both are possible. Stay well hydrated and make sure you don't have any painful or frequent urination symptoms.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Need to fix pH: You likely have pH imbalance following UTI and yeast infections. If you smell a fishy odor after sex then you might have a bacterial infection. I woul... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Perfectly normal: It's very possible that you are having minimal symptoms. They may get worse or you may be lucky and have an easy first trimester.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Avoid douching: Douching (while on your period or any other time) damages the normal ph of your vagina and puts you at increased risk for having yeast or bacterial in... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Try to wait it out.: It is difficult to treat fibroids during pregnancy so you will likely have to try heat, rest, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc. until you deliver. Many fi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Could be: Cannot diagnose pcos on ultrasound alone. Need more history and labs.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Take iron supplement: Please talk to your doctor, but you still have a couple of months to increase your iron before delivery. Eat iron containing foods, take a supplement ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Follow up: The size and description of the cyst are reassuring, but you should certainly have ultrasound follow up for certainty.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Fibromyalgia: Rheumatologic conditions such as fibromyalgia are often diagnoses of exclusion meaning that a lot of other things have been ruled out and this is what... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Early pregnancy nml: It is very normal not to have any pregnancy symptoms so soon after having a positive pregnancy test. You may start having symptoms tomorrow or you may... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Yeast?: If you are currently on Miconazole then I am assuming you think this may be a yeast infection. I would finish that treatment and see if the symptoms r... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Irritation: Likely this is caused by dry skin irritation. Try getting some lanolin (usually found in the breastfeeding section) and apply a small amount to the ni... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
One regular menses.: You should wait until you have a normal spontaneous menses before attempting pregnancy again. This gives your body time to build a health uterine lini... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Highly unlikely: Pregnancy would be highly unlikely with the scenario that you just described, but if there was any vaginal penetration that preceded the ejaculation t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Highly unlikely: It is highly unlikely if it was a normal period, but you should probably check a pregnancy test early next week.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Ovulation: Depending upon how your ovaries are sitting in your pelvis you could be having ovulatory pains left/center as opposed to left/right.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Increased gas: This is a common occurrence in pregnancy. Often over the counter gasx (simethicone) will help with this and is very safe in pregnancy.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Take a test: The first thing that you need to do is take a pregnancy test. This will allow you to evaluate the symptoms further.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Monitor it: Monitor it for another 30-60 days. It could be due to stress or other circumstances and may resolve itself.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes: It may take even 2 weeks for all the nerve tissue to feel normal again.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Unlikely: It is unlikely that with two ultrasounds agreeing on conception date that a 4 week error could be made.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Who knows: It will probably take 2-3 months for your body to regulate things after having your IUD removed.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Really?: Google says you're pregnant? If that is a concern, take a pregnancy test.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
One pack usually: It usually takes your body at least a month to begin regulating. It takes one pack of pills taken perfectly to insure contraceptive benefit. Some peop... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Not your fault.: I do not know the whole story, but it would be highly unlikely that anything you might have done could have caused the premature membrane rupture. Bef... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Check for pregnancy: Check a pregnancy test, and if it is negative i would give it another 4 weeks to appear before seeking a medical provider opinion since you have a his... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Recent pap smear: It would be important to check for any lesions on your cervix or polyps because they could cause prolonged bleeding after trauma (sex.).
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Same thing: These are two words for the same part of female anatomy.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Benign breast issue: If they are large enough, benign breast lumps can change your breast shape. Even if shape changes occur that does not necessarily mean that the lump i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Follow up: It is unlikely anything bad, but you should see someone to evaluate the cyst if you feel like it is enlarging.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
Yes.: You are still having the same hormonal shifts but since you had the procedure you have little or no bleeding.
A female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
See a provider : I would recommend that you see a provider to have a full history and physical done so you can determine your next step which might include some blood ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
Obstetrics & Gynecology 22 years experience
No worries.: Likely just because your uterine lining is thin. Watch it over next few cycles. Doesn't sound worrisome.

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Aug 28, 2014
Dr. Chauhan is a treasure, Her fund of knowledge is impressive and her support to all of us on Healthtap, patients and peers, is priceless.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chauhan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chauhan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Dr.Pearson, you really help me ive been trying to tell her she has been( in bed24/7, throwing up here & there, havin headaches) Thanks you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks so much. Can u recommend a dr in the lower Alabama or Florida
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! She said she could, but I think I am just nervous. Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Tennessee College of Medicine, TN
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

University of Tennessee
Completed 2004

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Third Place, Tennessee - Fall
2014
HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

ACOG, ABOG
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