Dr. Jacob Meyer

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chicago, IL
16 years experience male

Locations

Access Community Health Network - Servicios Medicos La Villita

Chicago, IL

Address

3033 W 26th St, Chicago, IL, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Medicaid

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Access Community Health Network - Holy Cross

Chicago, IL

About

Bio

Dr. Meyer received his medical degree from Oregon Health and Science University and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University. Previous to this he also completed a residency in Family Medicine at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in California. Dr. Meyer believes that everyone deserves access to high quality medical care and that women deserve a compassionate physician who listens and provides information that involves them in making decisions regarding their health. Dr. Meyer is fluent in Spanish. When not working, he enjoys running, playing soccer, fly-fishing, dancing salsa and camping. ​

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Semen or STI: This could just be normal ejaculate that then slowly comes out of the vagina. It could also just be that your discharge is changing or you have bacte... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Ideal is 6-8 hours: You can use the misoprostol vaginally, in the cheek (buccally) or orally. There are fewer adverse affects if you place the tablets vaginally. Good e... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Probably not prego: If you are pregnant, usually you will have a absent periods (amenorrhea,) nausea, change in appetite, breast tenderness, fatigue and bloating. You c... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Genetics: I'm so sorry to hear that you have news that is concerning. This finding often means you have a higher chance of a non - viable pregnancy or miscarri... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Could be from IUD: It depends what kind of IUD you have. The copper IUD, or Paraguard, is associated with heavier periods in some women. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IU... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Maybe,: Metformin can help for women that have irregular periods or irregular ovulation from polycystic ovarian syndrome. Metformin can make women ovulate wh... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Possible BV: It is possible you have bacterial vaginosis, a change in the balance of bacteria in the vagina. This can be brought on my douching or using vaginal w... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Benzocaine spray: It is normal to have a little itching as the tissue heals. Usually your doctor or midwife repairs the tear with an absorbable suture and this can cau... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Do pregnancy test: This could be implantation bleeding, it would be the right timing. If you already had your period on Oct 10th-12th than the bleeding on Oct 18th prob... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Possible related: Tubal ligation usually does not affect the regularity of your period. Having bleeding in between your normal periods is called intermenstrual bleedin... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Day before or day of: Sperm can live inside the vagina and uterus for up to 72 hours so is always better to try to conceive the day before or day of ovulation. The day a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Low chance.: If you only missed one pill the chance you are pregnant is low but you should do a pregnancy test in 1-2 weeks to be sure. The bleeding could be f... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not pregnant, yet.: If your pregnancy tests at home are negative, you are probably not pregnant. You must wait 1-2 weeks after your last unprotected sex to do a pregnanc... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Safe if not bleeding: If you are 11 weeks pregnant it is safe to take low dose aspirin. This has been shown to be safe. We often precribe Aspirin to prevent pre - eclamp... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Changes in position: Engagement means the baby's presenting part, usually the head, is now down in your pelvis. Usually your abdomen feels smaller and you feel more press... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not oovulating : Yes. There are multiple causes of irregular periods. Most common is low weight, obesity, PCOS. If you want help figuring out why your periods are irr... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Depends, see Ob/gyn: Vaginal discharge can change during pregnancy but you need to check with your ob/gyn. If you are beyond 20 weeks and think your bag of water broke, g... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Not a problem: This does not sound like a problem at all. It would be more concerning if you have an immediate increase in discharge, not a decrease. Increased dis... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Maybe ovulating: If your period is lighter it could be that you are not ovulating but your period can also change as you age. One way to know for sure is to use the o... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doc: It is hard to know without an exam. Diagnosis can be difficult even when looking at rashes so you need to see your doc, PA or nurse practitioner.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
No interaction: There are no minor, moderate or major drug interactions reported with these 2 medicines. This should not be a problem in terms of birth control effic... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacob Meyer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 16 years experience
Hormone changes: Multiple things can cause irregular periods. If you are having spotting at regular intervals between your periods, and you are on birth control pills... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Apr 7, 2015
I have worked with Dr. Meyer for the past 5yrs and continue to collaborate with him in the management of plans for my complex patients. His care is unique in its holistic consideration of his patients...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Meyer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Meyer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) I appreciate your quick response!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, OR
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

CONTRA COSTA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

Oregon Health and Science University

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society
Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Second Place, Illinois - Spring
2015

Affiliations

American College Of Obstetricians And Gynecologists
Access Community Health Ntwk
Mt Sinai Hospital
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