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Dr. Carri Warshak

Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Cincinnati, OH
female

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Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Obstetrics & Gynecology

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English

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Pregnancy test: Only a pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant. It can take 2 weeks from conception (in general 4 weeks from last period) for a pregnant test... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
No: It is okay to take a bath in pregnancy. However, there are two concerns: 1. Temperature-- it is easy to overheat when you are pregnant. When you d... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
If you ovulate: And have a uterus you can get pregnant.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
No: That doesn't seem right. Pcos can cause issues related to infertility, gestational diabetes. However, i know of no studies that show women (when con... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes: Your cervix makes more mucous when you are pregnant. This sounds very normal.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes: If you have one ovary, you will still have hormones and cycles as before.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Nipple discharge: Can be normal, it increases in frequency if you are pregnant. Only a pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant. If it continues, see a doctor ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) can often make you go without periods. However, be careful! if this is different for you, you may want to 'check for the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Pregnancy test: Only a pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant. It takes two weeks from conception (4 weeks from period) for most to turn positive. Check a ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Dates: If you have regular periods, you would be almost 6 weeks pregnant. This is a very important time in pregnancy! all your baby's major organs are deve... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Absolutely: Joint pain, soreness is normal. Hormones (relaxin) cause your joints to loosen slightly in pregnancy, but this can cause some soreness. Cramping i... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes: Cramping in early pregnancy can be very normal. The uterus quickly 'balloons' up from increased blood flow causing cramping. If you start having s... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In moderation: Caffeine intake has inconsistently been linked to higher miscarriage rate when very high levels are taken in early pregnancy. It has not been consist... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Not sure I understan: I don't understand this question. I have never heard of a "twisted cervix". The uterus can be retroflexed, or arching toward your tailbone, and no t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Hormonal changes: This is simply a side effect of hormonal changes with cycles. Birth control pills can reduce if it is bothersome to you.
A female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Very likely: It is either round ligament pain or ovarian pain from a cyst, or from the ovaries being pulled out of the pelvis. This is common and generally not co... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
It will get better: You have high Progesterone levels right now, they slow the stomach emptying and relax the band of muscle that keeps stomach from coming back into your... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Irregular cycles: Cycles can commonly be irregular, skip. Illnesses, stress, strenous exercise, obesity have all been shown to cause cycle irregularity. If you don't'... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Not really: You have bacteria and yeast that normally 'live' in the vagina. Bv infections happen when the bacteria outgrow the yeast. No different than yeast ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Round ligament pain: Can be as you describe. As the uterus quickly enlarges it pulls on those ligaments causing sharp pains. The ovaries can move from their normal place... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Vaires: There are several types of tubal ligation: by cameras after a vaginal delivery with a small incision during a cesarean section, through your C-se... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Hormonal changes: With your cycle can cause you to have breast tenderness as the glands enlarge.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes: Anytime you take hormones it can throw off your cycle. Check a pregnancy test though, the morning after decreases rate of pregnancy, but does not eli... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Unprotected sex: If you get your period, you didn't get pregnant. You may have got stds, get checked. If you miss, you will need a pregnancy test.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes: That sounds normal.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
It can be: Hepatitis c is spread through sex, drug use with needles, blood exposures.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Sounds normal: This is generally a hormonal change with cycles. But get your mammogram if you are due.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Need an ultrasound: If you beta HCG is elevated, it may be normal or a sign of problems. A dramatically elevated HCG can be a "molar" pregnancy, which is a very abnormal... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Probably not: If our pregnancy test has repeatedly been negative over a few weeks. There are many reasons why women's periods can be irregular, pregnancy being a m... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Couple possibilities: Stds like herpes can present like that. So can syphilis, usually described as 'ulcers'. However, infected hair follicles also can look like that. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Couple possibilities: 1. You could be very early. Try again in a week. 2. You could have had a conception, but have had a very early miscarriage or even tubal pregnancy... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Cough syrup: In general, pediatric varieties are safe and contain very little alcohol, if any. Avoid those with ephedrine, (ephedrine sulfate) Pseudoephedrine the... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Hormones: The morning after pill contains hormones, which can interfere with your normal cycle. It is expected your cycles may be irregular if you use suppleme... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
2 weeks: It can take up to two weeks (from conception) for a pregnancy test to turn positive. Try again in another week.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
They aren't make: Anymore. Both of these procedures block the ability to conceive a baby.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
?: ? Cm yes, every pregnancy is different. Some women spot with one pregnancy, none with another. Same with nausea and vomiting.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
10/19/2012: If you were 9 1/7 weeks on 1212/13, it is most likely you ovulated on 10/22/12. In general, sperm can live for up to 48-72 hours prior to conception.... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Sounds normal: If you have had two positive pregnancy tests, you are likely very early in the pregnancy. Start taking Folic Acid (0.4 mg/day) to prevent birth defec... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes.: Combination birth control pills reduce the risk of ovarian cancer and uterine cancers. Similar to multiple pregnancies and breastfeeding. They quiet... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Have this examined: It may need to be repaired. If it is very painful, it may be infected. If you have traumatized this area, it could affect your future health, abilit... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Not necessarily: Women with pcos can have any of the other causes for infertility women without pcos can have. Usually, hormones are out of sync leading to anovulatio... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Early?: You could be very early. You have several typical signs of pregnancy, but they are also common symptoms outside of pregnancy. Recheck a test in on... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Very likely: Only a pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant. It takes two weeks from conception (4 weeks from period) for most to turn positive. Check a ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Post depo: It can take awhile. In general, the longer you were on it, the longer it can take. Regular pills can get your period back (assuming your uterus lini... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Early bleeding: Can be normal or signs of a miscarriage or signs of an abnormally located pregnancy. See your doctor to check a hormone level and/or do an ultrasound... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Pregnancy test: Only a pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant. It takes two weeks from conception (4 weeks from period) for most to turn positive. Check a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Pregnancy test: Only a pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant. It can take 2 weeks from conception (in general 4 weeks from last period) for a pregnant test... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Yes: Probably not, but even tubal ligations are not 100%, and especially if your tubal was recent. I would check a pregnancy test.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Very common: To have some spotting, or brown discharge (older spotting) after a cervical exam. If you start having any bright red bleeding or cramping you should ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
Tristin: 1. A health clinic had run a pregnancy test, or you can get at a drugstore. 2. Be wise, make wise decisions. You are far too young to be having a ... Read More

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Dr. Warshak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Warshak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for the reply I was feeling scared...
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University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH
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