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Dr. Justin Diedrich

Gynecology
Riverside, CA
15 years experience male

Locations

UCR Women's Health

Riverside, CA

Address

19330, Jesse Ln, Riverside, CA, US
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My office hours

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

Blue Shield of California

About

Bio

Gynecology by training. Specializing in Family Planning and public health. Special research in contraception and safe abortion.

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.

Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Doctor Q&A

376 Answers
116 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
4-6 hrs usu: Tomorrow you will get mifepristone, the abortion pill which will end the pregnancy (but not cause it to pass). Then 24-48 hours later you will use mis... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Not really : The copper iud is known to increase bleeding and cramping. This effect is lessened after about 6 months. You could take a birth control pill in additi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Talk to your doc: Likely this is related to the surgery, but you need to talk to your surgeon. Probably this is just inflammation from the surgery. However there could ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
No worries: Go on to the next pack. Sometimes it takes a few days for the period to come.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Very slow usually: Fibroids are very common. Usually they grow very slowly. Sometimes they can grow during pregnancy. If they're small i wouldn't worry.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Probably not: Unlikely, but it's still possible. Use a birth control method or plan b.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Yes: If your boyfriend took off the condom and then ejaculated on your vulva you definitely could be pregnant. Take Plan B or get a copper iud if it happen... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
I wouldn't worry: If your periods are about 35-38 days apart but they're regular, i wouldn't worry. If they become irregular i would see a doctor.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Infections: Both hsv-2 and hpv are infections caused by viruses. Probably they will not cause a false-positive HIV elisa. However, see what the western blot shows... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
No: What do you mean by overacctive bldder? How many times per day are you going to the bathroom? Any pain when you urinate? What do you drink during the ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Talk to doc : I don't have enough information of your health to tell you what is causing the irregular bleeding. See your doc. Could be thyroid, prolactin, other me... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Yes, leave it in: You can definitely use hormonal contraception while an iud is in place. Especially if you are not sure how long you will need the other treatment. Cop... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Sooner is better: You could get pregnant. Plan b works best if taken sooner, but is not perfect. Consider a copper iud. It works better and will protect you for up to 1... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Go ahead and start: I think you're referring to the prenatal women's vitamin. If so, go ahead. It's safe and by now you can get pregnant again. It's advisable you begin.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
See a GYN: Bartholin's gland cysts are very rare when you are postmenopausal. I recommend you see a gynecologist to make sure that's actually what it is. Because... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Next week: Usually the uterus is at the belly button (when you are lying down) by twenty weeks. But if yours is not there by 23 weeks you definitely need an ultr... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Sure: There is a margin of error for the ultrasound of up to 5 days in the first trimester. This should agree with your period.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Talk to your doc: You may need to change pills. What are you taking? How long have you been on them? May need something with more estrogen or a different progesterone. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Infection: This could be a sign of infection. Go see your doctor.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Low: If you're taking the Depo-Provera shot on time every 12-13 weeks, the chance of you being pregnant is very slim (less than 1%). Spotting is very commo... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Expected: If sex was particularly rough, it explains the bleeding. If the bleeding does not stop, or if you start soaking a pad in an hour, go to the emergency ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Fibroids: Sometimes the Depo-Provera is enough to stop the bleeding. If that doesn't work consider using a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. It has a small amount of... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Yeast infection?: May be an infection, likely yeast. Make an appointment with your doc.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
See doc: Let your doc know and do an exam. There usually is a lot of discharge during the healing process. You may be on your period too. But if the bleeding i... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
See a GYN: It's right around the size when i would recommend taking it out. If you have pain, definitely have it removed. Thick separations are also a sign that ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Need exam: I can't quite tell what it is based on your description. I would call your doc and make an appointment right away. Sometimes symptoms like that can be... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Contractions?: If you're 37 weeks you probably still have a while to go. You can be 3 cm for days or weeks. Are you contracting? Was your last labor very fast? I wou... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Time to try: If you are ovulating, try to get pregnant if you want to. Sometimes the cycles aren't exactly the same length.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Need exam : See your doc. Likely it's nothing. However you should be examined.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Call doc ASAP : If you continue to bleed that much it could be dangerous. Dizziness? Shortness of breath? Chest pain? More bleeding? Call your doc now or go to emerge... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
How much?: How heavy is the bleeding? Did you just have sex? Any change in activities? It could be implantation but need a bit more info.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
New bra: Very likely due to your bra. Those are areas where the skin gets warm. Can cause a rash or yeast infection. Have a doc check it out. You may need an a... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Unlikely: Were you taking anything or using anything for birth control prior to starting the birth control pills? It's unlikely that you're pregnant from sex la... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Normal : Unfortunately it's very common this late in pregnancy-- sciatica, soreness, back pain. If it gets bad call your doc.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Yes: If he ejaculated on your vulva you definitely could be pregnant. Take Plan B or get a copper iud if it happened less than 5 days ago. Get on better bi... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Low dose : You are listing the progestin components. They all have fairly low levels of weight gain. If you want a method which has no effect at all on weight co... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
No: Either you aren't at the end of your cycle or you aren't having the surge.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
If untreated: If the bacteria is untreated this could increase your risk of preterm delivery or sepsis. How far along are you?
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Sure : You can be as active as your body tolerates. You just will have more bleeding.
A member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
What is question?: Probably you are having cramping, which is very common after misoprostol. Where is burning? Does it go anywhere? Does it come and go? Any bleeding? Ho... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Very very uncommon: It's not impossible, but can only happen in very few circumstances. And usually the person is at a much higher risk of infection.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Almost there: Your period won't start until you're done taking the pills. Sorry your doc didn't explain it so well.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Bleeding?: It will heal on it's own. A stitch there will likely only make matters worse. If you are bleeding a lot you should have a doc check you. How did the c... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Depends...: Was your last pregnancy preterm? If so you can start Progesterone injections at 16 weeks. If your cervix is short, how short on ultrasound and how far... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Pregnancy test: If the pain is bad i would recommend seeing your md/obgyn. It is possible you are pregnant. Other common causes of pain could be infection. See your d... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Age 21: The first pap should be done at age 21 regardless of whether someone is a virgin or not. You can get cervical cancer without ever having sex (it is ve... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
See your doc: Any time someone has bleeding after menopause, cancer must be ruled-out. Usually post-menopausal bleeding is from atrophy (or thinning of tissue -- va... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Are you pos?: If you are not HIV positive then no, your own sperm could not infect you.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Be wary of "natural": The only 'natural' Progesterone is the kind your body makes when you get pregnant. Whatever you are buying that isn't fda-approved does not have the s... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 15 years experience
Lymph node: Probably has nothing to do with your period. Go see your doc to make sure nothing else is wrong. Probably it's an enlarged lymph node. There are many ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Diedrich is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diedrich is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Apr 19, 2014
He is very quick and precise
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My girlfriend is going to take out her baby today with her own hands:(
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your quick response.. I am currently trying to have a ba
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Again thank you so much for you answer.Dr. I stopped it on 4/3/14 but

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2007MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE MED CENTER
Completed 2013

Awards

Preserving Core Values in Science, 2008, Association of Reproductive Health Professionals
Top Gynecologist, First Place, Missouri - Spring
2015
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Washington University in St. Louis
URGE
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
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