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Dr. Elaine Brown

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Billings, MT
33 years experience

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Montana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

38 Answers
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Very early pregnancy: Hi! if you were my patient, i would advise you that one of two things is happening. Either you have a very earlynormal pregnancy, or you may have a ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Minimal: Hi! lexapro should not change the effectiveness of the Nexplanon insert. Dr brown.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Acetominophen: Hi! you need to call your doctor anytime her temperature climbs above 100.5, as in now. She should be tested for strep. Her symptoms should be trea... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Progesterone: Hi! progesterone can cause the change in the cervical mucus to the consistency that you noted. Progesterone can mean that you ovulated, or even bett... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Too early to tell: Hi! about the earlest that we can tell if you are pregnant or not is 4-5 days before you expect your period. You could test on the 20th or 21st, but... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
No period: When a menstrual periods stop, the first thing to check is a pregnancy test. Over the counter urine pregnancy tests are pretty reliable. If the test ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Irregular period: When menstrual periods are not normal, the first thing to check is a pregnancy test. Over the counter urine pregnancy tests are pretty reliable. If t... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Pregnancy tests: Hi! pregnancy tests measure the amount of pregnancy hormone in your body. They are very sensitive and a negative test is usually a true negative. It... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Hidradenitis: Hi! i'm wondering if you may have a condition called hidradentitis in which the sweat glands become infected in the underarm and groin areas. This c... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Sometimes: Hi! Sometimes it is possible to have a "functional cyst" Which means that it produces hormones. Hormones can delay your period . When the cysts Resol... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
No: Hi! there is really no certain way to tell whether you will encounter labor dystocia until you enter labor. Lots of things can change very quickly i... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Gynecology checkup: Hi! if you were my patient, i would ask you to come in for an exam and possibly pap smear or biopsy. Some of your symptoms are mildly suspicious for... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Pregnancy head ache: Migraines in pregnancy though common, can be difficult to deal with because it is preferable to avoid most medications. Acetaminophen in recommended d... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Not long enough time: Hi! you probably just need more time to conceive. Most doctors dont become concerned unless you have been trying for over a year without success. I... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Fibroids: Hi! the most common reason for a uterus to be enlarged is either adenomyosis or fibroids. Both are non-cancerous conditions that are very common and... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
No pregnancy: Hi! if your pregnancy test is negative, you are almost certainly not pregnant. The chemical pregnancy probably threw your cycle off, and you will ne... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Ligaments or disks: Hi! during pregnancy, hormone levels increase and allow ligaments that are holding joints together to become more flexible and slide around more. Fo... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Increased risk: Hi! there is an increased risk of pregnancy loss associated with pcos, but it is small. Your chances of carrying a pregnancy once you conceive are q... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Old blood: Hi! typically discharge that is brownish and odorless is old blood. For some reason a small amount lagged behind your period. If it begins happenin... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis: Hi! i would strongly encourage you to do a pregnancy test if you have not already. It is possible that you have a bacterial infection of the vagina ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
6 weeks: Hi! i would not recommend having intercourse any sooner than 6 weeks post treatment. You may need to wait longer depending upon the location and ext... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Estradiol fluctuates: Hi! estradiol fluctuates throughout the cycle. It is typically quite low during the period and peaks at mid-cycle. If you are having regular period... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Hematoma: Hi! it is possible that you had a hematoma (a collection of blood and clot) after surgery that just opened and drained after the bowel movement. If ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Oral contraceptives: It is not at all uncommon for bleeding to be much lighter than normal when women are using oral contraceptives. Urine pregnancy tests (if done proper... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Pregnancy: The best way to answer your question is to have an ultrasound to determine how far along you are. Either one is possible, but if your abortion failed ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Probably not: Hi! If you were my patient I would probably Have to admit that there is still lots to learn About autoimmune diseases AND fibroids. But they are pro... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Irregular bleeding: It is never a bad idea to rule out pregnancy. Over the counter urine pregnancy tests are pretty reliable. Once pregnancy is ruled out, other hormonal... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Unlikely: Hi! if your weight is not excessive, the chances of conceiving while using the Nexplanon are very small (less than 1%), antidepressants do not chang... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Possible biopsy: Hi! i suspect that the next step will be to try to drain the cyst that appears on the ultrasound. If clear fluid drains from the cyst and does not r... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Pregnancy test: Hi! fertility signs are so difficult to interpret sometimes! my recommendation is to continue having intercourse daily-to every other day and you co... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Perinoplasty: Hi! it is possible to do surgery on the vulva/vagina and even hymen to restore more tone to areas that have been stretched or damaged thru childbirth... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
cant bear it: Hi! unless you live a long disteance from the hospital, i would recommend waiting until the pains are so strong that someone else has to drive you in... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Child birth: Most women would say that when the baby's head crowns, in the absence of anesthesia, the feeling is pretty awful! Without an epidural, most women desc... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Labot epidural: Hello~ whether or not you feel anything at the time of the birth will depend upon the type of medication used in your epidural and on whether it has b... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Polyps: Hi! if you were my patient, i would encourage you to see your doctor for a check up. Sometimes spotting in between cycles can be caused by polyps (g... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Intercourse: Hi! three centimeters is great! the best way to safely induce or encourage maybe is a better word labor at home is intercourse. The semen contains ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Bladder infection: The best advice is to check with your Primary care provider or walk in clinic to rule out a bladder infection - in most instances a urine specimen wil... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elaine Brown
Obstetrics & Gynecology 33 years experience
Pregnancy test: Hi! because your period started after you had intercourse, there is a good chance that you are not pregnant, but i would very strongly encourage you ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brown is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Brown is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, I've never had this before so I assumed it was the ovidrel.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks I have both granulomas and fibroid just found out.thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Ty.I will make appoit.Has been 3 years since last check up.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
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