Dr. William Jurewitz

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Del Mar, CA
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William Jurewitz MD

Del Mar, CA

Address

1230 Oribia Rd, Del Mar, CA
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
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About

Bio

I am a practicing Obstetrician/Gynecologist in Southern California. I have been practicing for 40 years and have been continually board certified in my specialty since 1980. I have delivered over 8,000 babies and performed thousands of major and minor gynecologic procedures during my career. I actively keep up with the specialty and belief that my experience can assist you in understanding your ob/gyn issues and get the best help from your chosen health care provider.

Specialties
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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

436 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Causes?: You should get checked to make sure your cervix is not dilated and is of the right length. You can feel much pelvic pressure at 30 weeks, especially i... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
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Pregnant?: You are probably not pregnant. Get a pregnancy test in a few weeks to ease your worries. I have seen two young women in the past who had intact hymens... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Not to early: Although your dates are somewhat unclear to me, you are probably not pregnant. However it is not too early to do a test. If you are pregnant, the preg... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
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Stress: If you were ovulating and having regular periods prior to your miscarriage then it is likely your stress level that has altered your ovulation. This w... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
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Rare: Yes, but it is quite rare.
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A female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Many options: First, you must take iron to replace the iron you are losing each month. It really depends on why your bleeding is heavy. Birth control pill, nuvarin... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Bleeding length: Normal would be 7-14 days. A few people will go longer with light bleeding.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Yes: It is possible, yes. Usually takes a few days longer though.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
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No: No, the uterus is still quite small to until about 10-12 weeks. It can even be hard to feel then. With clothes on, most women won't look pregnant unti... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Doesn't help: Duphaston doesn't help conception. In ivf pregnancies and perhaps, in the rare luteal phase defect, it helps support an early pregnancy once conceptio... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Yes: Your periods will usually be light on the pill. It is perfectly normal. It is possible some months just to spot or even have no period at all. Of cour... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Yes: Starting the NuvaRing at that time could delay and alter the length of your period. Usually you would wait for a period to begin your first cycle of n... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Absolutely: Your experience the normal pattern we see after giving the first depop shot. It is perfectly normal and there is nothing to worry about. This bleeding... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Not enough info: I'd love to help but there is a lot of missing info. If you have preeclampsia, meds don't treat it - only delivery...And you will still have high bloo... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fertility: Your ovulation will usually be 12-16 days after your period begins. It is only at ovulation that the egg can be fertilized. However, sperm can last fo... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Preeclampsia: You are not spared the risk of preeclampsia even if you are "healthy". Preeclampsia is relatively common, especially in 1st pregnancies. Heart palpit... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
HCG: An HCG of 6.8 is very low - could just be a lab error. Even though you had some bleeding, you could still be pregnant. Another HCG test should be done... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Meaning?: With an uncomplicated miscarriage, where all the tissue is cleared out, you will have some bleeding for 5-14 days (typically 7-12) with the miscarriag... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Yes: Although a UTI usually causes burning and frequency of urination, cramping can also be noticed. This is particularly true of pregnant women. In pregna... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Probably not: I'm not sure why you are getting your Progesterone levels checked. The health of the pregnancy is best monitored with HCG levels, which should double ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
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SCDD: This condition is a RARE autosomal dominant disease that affects the cornea of the eye, causing decreased vision. It's effects can be seen early in li... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Connected?: Without an exam it is essentially impossible to determine what the bumps are. They could be normal structures, warts, small cysts - all of which are... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Unfortunately no: Without your tubes present there is no way for the sperm and egg to naturally meet. Therefore higher technology is needed. This means ivf, which allow... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Duphaston: Unless you have lute all phase deficiency or are undergoing ivf pregnancy, you do not need duphaston. It won't help you. If undergoing ivf, your ferti... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
No: You should be protected by day 11.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
HCG test: A blood, or urine, HCG test should be positive about 10 days after conception - even before you've missed a period. Both will tell you if you are preg... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
HSV titters: Your igg levels indicate past infection only. It could be from 6 months ago to 30-40 years ago. Igm titters on the other hand indicate current/very re... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Yes: Yes. Levels of thyroid hormone that are either too high or too low can affect your fertility. An Ob/Gyn doctor or endocrinologist can help you evaluat... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Migraines: If you have a history of migraines, then we only need to worry about relieving the pain. If these are brand new headaches then you should be checked f... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mucus: This would not be unusual if you have never delivered a child/ been in labor enough to dilate your cervix. Your cervix is most likely producing mucus ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Yes: I'm guessing you mean six weeks after delivery?? If this is the case, yes, you could get pregnant but it would not be very likely. This is especially ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Equally: Both tests are equally good despite what the companies' adverts might suggest. In fact, both of the urine based tests are essentially as accurate as t... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Hopefully soon: You should normally see some bleeding by 7-8 days after finishing the medication. However, you need a normal amount of estrogen hormone for this to wo... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pregnancy symptoms: If you can get a pregnancy test, get one. It is the best way to tell. The symptoms of pregnancy start early. Breast tenderness begins about 2-3 weeks ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pills: Don't do that. It will only make you sick. If you are taking the birth control pills, not missing any, they are 98% effective. Taking many pills all a... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Vaginitis: Yeast infections peak at the menses because of normal cycling of hormonal levels. The itching could be due to this. Objectional vaginal odor is most o... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
No: Intercourse a day before a normal period begins will not result in a pregnancy. It is too late in the cycle. If you are worried, a simple urine preg t... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Warts: There are a number of options for getting rid of the warts - epson salts isn't one of them. You need to see a doctor or perhaps a free clinic or Plann... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Depends: If you are in your first three months this could definitely be a problem. A one time use seems pretty innocent, but the birth defects are quite seriou... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dates: On a normal cycle your ovulation is 14 days before your next period. But since you can't foretell the future, this is of little help. You might have 1... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Pain with sex: The vitamin d level is not the problem. Sometimes the uterus is in a position where it is easily hit during sex. Position changes can help. Also, it m... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Not likely: Of course labor will be "soon" - over the next 2-3 weeks only. But your bowel changes are not a good sign of labor happening over the next few days. H... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
DepoProvera: Depoprovera can have a long effect on your ovulation and periods. It may take up to 9-12 months after your last depoprovera shot to resume normal cycl... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Discharge: Well, the discharge has nothing to do with you being pregnant or not. You could be pregnant since you had sex. If you got pregnant from yesterday's ep... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Probably not: You might be experiencing this discomfort from an ovarian cyst. This may sound scary, but an ovarian cyst is perfectly normal. You have one each month... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Very low: Although you could still have a miscarriage, hearing the heart beat at 9 weeks makes it very, very unlikely. It's in the range of 1 out of 100. You sh... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
No: The cervical blood vessels can be very near the surface. They are more engorged with blood and become more fragile due to the pregnancy and increased ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Not entirely: It certainly sounds as if you ovulated but the discharge character is consistent with ovulation only, not pregnancy. If you did conceive, a urine preg... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: Most ovarian cysts of this type will resolve within two months. On occasion a cyst will produce an excess in hormones and will change your period patt... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
IBS?: Irritable bowel syndrome is a very common condition that could cause all of your symptoms. Of course, there could be other causes. You need a good che... Read More
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Apr 17, 2014
Highly recommend Dr. William Jurewitz for his contributions to HealthTap. Would love to see more answers so we can all learn from his expertise!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jurewitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jurewitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. Been given iron supplements. was thinking it was not normal
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! They said if it happened on the 27th i was to early need to wait a lil
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Wish you were my doctor. He says "it's inconclusive" & wants more test

Education & Training

Residency

UCLA Harbor General Med Ctr
Completed 1977

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society
CREOG National Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of OB-GYN
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