Dr. Justin Diedrich

Gynecology
Riverside, CA
16 years experience male

Locations

UCR Women's Health

Riverside, CA

Address

19330, Jesse Ln, Riverside, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Hysterotomy: You are referring to a hysterotomy. This is not done any more for abortion. The risks are way too great to justify doing that. This is not the standar... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doc: Sounds like you have a few issues. You should see a gynecologist. What pills are you taking? A combined hormonal pill (birth control pill) may help al... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Depends: When did you start the sugar pills? Usually it takes 3-4 days for the withdrawal bleed to start. Did you take a pregnancy test?
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Contraception?: What have you been using for birth control since the d;c. Most likely that has something to do with the bleeding. Otherwise you may have an infection.... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Side effects : It's pretty common to have spotting (or even bleeding) with the Depo-Provera shot. Usually it's better the second time you get it, but let your doc kn... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Prob not yet: Unlikely that you are pregnant yet. Usually the metformin takes a while-- months -- to work and start helping people to ovulate. You probably are not ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
No and yes : They probably aren't related. But you should see your gyn. Who did the ultrasound if it wasn't your gyn?
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Normal depo: Depo causes spotting or light bleeding. When it's a few days old it can turn to the brownish coffee-colored discharge. Totally normal. You're probably... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Round ligament pain: Most likely you are experiencing round ligament pain. The ligaments that hold the uterus also connect low down near the labia (vaginal lips). Sometime... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Ibuprofen: Kudos to you supporting your daughter in getting one of the most reliable form of birth control. She should take Ibuprofen (600mg, that's usually 3 ta... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Depends : How long have you been on it ? Have you missed any pills? Missed pills will cause abnormal bleeding. Also this could be your regular period. The micro... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Nothing 100%: After a tubal ligation the chance of pregnancy is very very low. The most reliable way to get pregnant is to have in vitro fertilization (ivf).
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
See doctor: If it just started recently you may benefit from starting an antiviral medicine. It can decrease the length of time the outbreak lasts. In the meantim... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
See doc: There are other causes of pain at the vaginal opening. Sometimes it is a simple as recommending more foreplay (or using lubrication). Sometimes it is ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Sure but: You can use it, but it won't be as effective during your period. Especially if you have heavier bleeding. I'd recommend an oral anti fungal med while ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
IUD : Get an iud. Of the pills you listed they're all about the same. An iud has little or no hormones, no effect on weight gain, and about 20x more effecti... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
See this site: Mayo clinic has a great explanation http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/tests-procedures/basal-body-temperature/basics/definition/prc-20019978.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Prob not; need exam: See your doc to make sure it's nothing. Doesn't sound like anything bad but you need an exam.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Hope it works: There shouldn't be any problems with taking it twice. What you have to remember is that emergency contraception works for that one time, not for an en... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Yes: Fibroids typically cause bleeding and pain. Sometimes they don't need to be treated, especially if someone is nearing menopause. However, treatments c... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Pregnant?: There's a chance you're pregnant. Did you take a pregnancy test? By now it's probably too late for emergency contraception. Go see your doc.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Depends...: Any time there is bleeding, it is possible that it can smell. Old blood can smell bad. However, if this smells worse than a period, one should call th... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Ignore: Pain cyclical pain / flaring up again / remove those ovaries.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Some are normal : The ovaries make cysts for a living. That is, they're normal. How ever they should not be very large. Depending on the cause it may be genetic. If you... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Take before sleep: It says at night because most people sleep then and the med will have time to work without leaking out. Jut use it before sleeping.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Depends on your body: If you're very regular and always have 3 week cycles then you'd be on you're period this week. My guess is you're irregular in general. If this bother... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Bring a book: It may be a long day. Stay hydrated tonight and have a good meal. Take a book to read tomorrow and try to relax.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
It's not: As long as pornography is made ethically, i would argue that it isn't harmful. Maybe it perpetuates stereotypes, but it is hard to change peoples' ero... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Messed up: Sometimes you may have an irregular cycle. If your period is late, check a pregnancy test. If you continue to have irregular cycles you should see a g... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Call doc: Call your doc. It could be a sign of infection if it is very foul smelling. You may need antibiotics. Or if you have fevers, pain, or lots of bleeding... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Prob not: Probably not. The discharge was probably from having sex (assuming that is why you had to take the ec). But it is still possible to get pregnant. Be s... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Less effective : The longer after unprotected sex you take it the less effective the Plan B is. 4 days out it still works, but not near as well as taking it the same d... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Miscarriage: You probably will have a miscarriage. Irregular gestational sac is not normal. By 8 a heartbeat should be seen.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Infection?: Could be an infection. Go visit your clinic. Especially if it's painful, you have fevers, or the bleeding gets heavier.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Probably not: The fact that both are twins probably doesn't increase your chance of twins. In general spontaneous twin pregnancies are pretty safe. Just have a high... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Can be normal: Probably just normal. See what happens wiuth this period. If it doesn't come, check a pregnancy test.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
STD check: Go get checked at a family planning clinic or with your doc. Let them know where the spots are and that you've had oral sex. They can do a swab to che... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
You could be preg.: You could be pregnant because you are having unprotected sex. However, the pink spotting could just be because you're having sex. Sometimes the cervix... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
A few things : 1. The bleeding this far out is normal after the Depo-Provera shot. 2. Heavier bleeding is normal because you're due for the next shot. 3. You're on i... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Dose change?: Your doctor hasn't changed the dose after four failed cycles? You may want a second opinion. Not sure when you're ovulating.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Carefully: Take your time. Use lubrication. If you can't get it out make an appointment with your doc. Don't worry, gynecologists take lots of things out.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Sure: No reason to take the inactive pills every month. Just take them every 3-4 months.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
No : Not quite sure what you're describing but it wouldn't be picked up on a pap test. If your pap was hpv pos in the past and now it's normal it just mean... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Call doc now : This probably is not a sign of breast cancer, but still could be a sign of a serious medical condition. You need to be examined by a doctor immediatel... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Vaginitis?: The dipstick is usually for urine. There shouldn't be ketones in vaginal discharge. If the ph of your vagina is 8, you should see a doc -- that's not ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doc: You need an exam. There are many causes of pain in that area. They could be from an ovary or from your bowels (appendix, diverticulitis, etc). Your do... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
It can help: All of that can help. But you should be seeing a gynecologist who specializes in infertility.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Need more info: Describe the pain. Is it crampy, sharp? Does it radiate? Where do you feel it? (in the middle, lower left side, lower right side?) any pain when you u... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
Common: You should see a gynecologist to discuss your options. Sometimes a laparoscopic surgery can ablate (zap, destroy) all the endometriosis lesions. Somet... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Diedrich
Gynecology 16 years experience
See your doc: You need a work up by a gynecologist they may be able to help. You have options.
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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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