Dr. Stanley Swaby

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Bronx, NY
28 years experience male

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

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279 Answers
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Non specific: Symptoms of cervical cancer are non specific and may range from no symptoms, abnormal vaginal bleeding, bleeding with sex, persistent foul smelling va... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
No: I assume that you are referring to a microscopic examination of your urine and 'PUS' cell refers to white blood cells. If that's the case, the values ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Maybe normal.: Your wife should do a pregnancy test to exclude pregnancy. Spotting maybe normal with an iud especially with the paragard (copper) iud. It is also com... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: Emergency contraception (cryselle) as you took will contain a high estrogen content since you took several pills at once. The elevated estrogen may ca... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
It will not.: After the placenta is delivered the lining of the uterus call the decidua remains. The superficial layer is shead and this is call lochia. It is red b... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Possible: There are basically two types of molar pregnancy - partial and complete. Partial mole may be associated with the presence of a fetus and fetal heart b... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
1 egg or 2 eggs: Fertilization of 2 separate eggs by 2 different sperm (non identical twins) or fertilization on 1 egg which subsequently splits to form 2 identical po... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
It's possible: If you are sexually active then pregnancy is possible. Do a pregnancy to find out. If you are not pregnant then this may be your menses.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Many causes: There may be several possible causes. Allergic reaction, Contact dermatitis, Yeast infection, Shaving, etc. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Mechanism unsure: Coronavirus (COVID 19) is a new infection and much is not known about how it causes complications. We do know it can affect multiple organ systems eg... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes, normal: This is called midcycle bleeding or spotting and is apparent in some women. At midcycle, your estrogen level drops and if adequate amount of progester... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
No: See your doctor for an evaluation. You may need an ultrasound to evaluate the fetus and your cervix for any premature dilation. If your baby is ok and... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
May be yeast: It seems like you have a yeast infection. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: Sometimes that can happen especially if your cycle was irregular prior to starting the pills. Just make sure you are not pregnant, do a pregnancy test... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
When comfortable: You may resume sexual activity whenever you are comfortable with having sex. There is no time limit as to when you should attempt conception again. If... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Stays positive: Two types of tests are used to diagnose syphilis - nontreponemal test (NTT) (eg RPR, VDRL) and treponemal specific test (TST) (eg FTA-ABS, MHATP 'TPHA... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
No: Given that the cyst and pain is cyclic (with your menses) it appears that it may be Endometriosis ie tissue from the inside uterus (the lining or endo... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
No: Menstrual cycle length of 15 days is not normal and may lead to anemia. See your doctor for an evaluation to make sure there is no abnormality in the ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
See your GYN: It's possible that the ovary was partially removed. See you doctor for an evaluation as to the origin of this mass. Your doctor may want to do blood t... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Maybe: You did not say what type of IUD you are using. If it's the Paragard (copper) IUD then that's not normal. If it's a Levonorgestrel (Progesterone) rele... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
May be bowel: It may be a bowel problem such as irritable bowel. See you doctor for an evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes.: Mild bleeding for 1 or 2 days after hsg is common after the procedure. See your doctor if you are having heavy bleeding, pain (greater than mild cramp... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Do a pregnancy test.: You should do a pregnancy test (urine or blood) to determine if you are pregnant. The gush of fluid could be urine, vaginal discharge or membrane rupt... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Several options: You may consider taking the (combination) pill in 3 month cycle eliminating the placebo pills (the last 7 pills in a 28 pill pack) that way you'll hav... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Hormone inbalance: Do a pregnancy test to exclude pregnancy. You likely have a hormone inbalance, most common Polycystic Ovaries (PCOS). See your doctor for an evaluatio... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Difficult to say: You did not mention if the pain is brief or persistent. However, it's difficult to find the cause without an evaluation. It may be pain from your fema... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes.: If your doctor can see and feel the mirena (levonorgestrel) threads then the merina is in your uterine cavity. As long as the mirena (levonorgestrel) ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Blood flow: They may have use color Doppler mode. This shows blood flow in both arteries and veins with blood flowing both away from and towards the observer. If ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Do a pregnancy test: If you are sexually active, then do a pregnancy test to exclude pregnancy. If you are not pregnant you may have spotting instead of a regular period. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Do follow up tests: IT'S difficult to make a determination on just one test. Do a follow up test in 2-3 days to see if' it's trending up or down. If it's going up you can... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Most likely a cyst: Depending on the exact location, it may be a bartholins gland cyst, skene (paraurethral) gland cyst, urethral diverticulum, less likely a urethral car... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Unknown: The excretion of Clomid (clomiphene) in breast milk is unknown. Therefore, it's effect on your infant is unknown. I would be cautious and not breast f... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Not necessary: The vaginal ring (Nuvaring) is very effective in preventing pregnancy when used correctly, 3 weeks vaginal use then 1 week ring free and repeat. If wo... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
YES.: Your doctor may give you some estrogen. I find that the estrogen patch works well, one patch weekly for 2 week (may use low dose - 0.025 or 0.0375 mg)... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Baby should do fine.: You have a subchorionic bleed. Usually most pregnancy do ok. There is generally no correlation between subchorionic bleeding and miscarriages althoug... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
?Shaving: If you shave your pubic hair this may cause abrasions or small cuts on the skin and may lead to infections in the hair follicles (folliculitis). Refra... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Hair follicles: Those little dots are hair follicles. Yes, it's normal to hair coming from them. They are usually present around the dark area around the nipple calle... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
HPV: HPV vaccines do not confer protection against all high risk (cancer causing) HPV. You may have more protection depending on which vaccine (bivalent, q... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Spotting: If is not uncommon to have some spotting (mild bleeding) during and after an IUD insertion. What you described is vaginal discharge (mucus) with 'old'... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Prenatal vitamins: If you eat a balance diet and takes a prenatal vitamin daily you should get all the vitamins and minerals that you need during pregnancy.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
May be early: You may have an early intrauterine pregnancy. Your Doctor may want to repeat the sonogram in 1 week to evaluate for fetal viability.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Fairly common.: Hysteroscopy and D&C may be done under either general or spinal anesthesia or even sedation. Local cervical block along with injectable pain medic... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
See your doctor: See your doctor for an evaluation. There may be a number of things going on such as endometriosis, intermittent ovarian torsion, etc. Also, although y... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: It appears that you are referring to a posterior cervix which is normal. In a first pregnancy, the baby usually descends early into the pelvis and the... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
It depends.: Masturbation won't hurt him physically. However, if he prefers to watch porn and masturbate rather than being intimate with you then there may be a pr... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
It's possible: Miscarrigae or ongoing miscarriage is possible. Do a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant and ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
By sonogram: Nuchal translucency measurements are usually base on sonographic measurements of fetal crown rump length measurements giving a gestational age between... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Difficult to say.: It's difficult to answer your question without more information. Is it time for your menses to come or are you about mid cycle in your menses?. If it'... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
NO: Take your next dose as soon as possible and continue taking your regular dose tomorrow.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
Obstetrics & Gynecology 28 years experience
Pure chance: A woman's sex chromosome is 'xx'. Therefore a woman can only contribute an 'x' chromosome. The male sperm carries an 'x' or 'y' chromosome. If an 'x' ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Swaby is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Swaby is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Dr Swaby, thank you for your time. Manage degen. disc disease in T & L Spine & run / weight lift so this is an important topic for me :)
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) well im not sexually active so it doesnt make sense for contraception
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thankk You Again And One More Thing, How Long Will The Discharge Last?

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Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1995MD
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