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Dr. Rachel Fortune

Pediatrics
New haven, CT
18 years experience

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Pediatrics

Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Possible : It is possible that a woman could become pregnant given this situation. If you miss a period be sure to see your doctor for a pregnancy test!
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Teen height: Height growth depends on a variety of factors. Have you always been on the shorter end of the chart? How tall are your parents? Are you otherwise hea... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Need to see a doctor: Small bumps around the vaginal opening could be completely normal, but what worries me is that you say if they are "lightly scratched" they bleed. Th... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
See therapist/doctor: Without knowing your behaviors it is hard to advise. Typically, restriction of calories is part of anorexia, making yourself throw up or doing someth... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
YES!: Therapy is the key for treating binge eating disorder. Many people with binge eating disorder have other struggles (?Trauma, depression, etc) that ne... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Hard battle: I am sorry to hear that you are struggling. There has been an increase in eating disorders (particularly anorexia) in people your age. You need to fi... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Symptoms?: What makes you think that you have an eating disorder? Do you have a therapist who you have talked to? Battling an eating disorder may take a whole t... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Yes: Binge eating disorder and bulimia (associated with binges) are recognized eating disorders. You should definitely seek guidance from a trained therap... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Fortune
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Beware : This is a good opportunity to teach life skills and responsibility! however, too much freedom and control could be dangerous. Give responsibility in... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fortune is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fortune is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply!
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Thank you so much!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wake Forest University School of Medicine, NC
MD
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