Dr. Harvey Roth

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Boca Raton, FL
32 years experience male

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Fertility Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida, Michigan, New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Probably: If your ovulation kit is showing that you are having an "LH surge", you are possibly ovulating. Remember....nothing is 100%.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Probably nothing: Menstrual cycles can be irregular due to many factors (stress, diet changes, weight loss or gain, medications, strenuous exercise, etc). Having an oc... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Bleeding is normal: If you took ECP and are bleeding, that is normal. The pill(s) cause the lining of the uterus to shed. Did you take 5 days of the ECP? Or are you bl... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Protection: Fair skinned people are more likely to have skin damage (sun burns) due to sun exposure. Optimally, limit sun exposure, wear clothes that cover the s... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Continuous Therapy: You can try to stop your period by placing the new patch on early (no break between cycles). You can also adjust when you are going to get your perio... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Normal: Braxton-Hicks contractions are irregular and disorganized contractions of the uterus. They are not concerning. They may be alleviated with hydration... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
14th day: The first day of you period is day #1. You should take the clomiphene days 3-7. You will likely ovulate around day #14. You should begin having unp... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Probably normal: The body goes through many temperature cycles. There are long term (annual and monthly) variations and short term (daily) variations. Some women hav... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Plan B is effective: Plan B is effective about 85-90% of the time. There are no studies about single versus multiple administrations. Wait 2-3 weeks and take a pregnancy... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Old Wives Tale: There are lots of things that are supposed to induce or cause labor. There are no clear cut studies demonstrating safety or efficacy. Some are....wa... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Patience: Take a pregnancy test today to make sure you are not already pregnant. I would then wait about two (2) weeks (or until you are late for your period) ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
5 %: Pregnancy rate for normal healthy women is about 5% per menstrual cycle (assuming male fertility). Even though that seems low, the annual rate is abo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Talk to your OB: There are many stories that are out there concerning how to induce labor, but your best bet is to talk to your OB about what he/she considers safe. S... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
More Info Needed: Any type of surgery in the abdominal or pelvic cavity can cause discomfort in the future. Sometimes adhesions can form and cause long-term pain, but ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Not Normal: If you had any abdominal or pelvic surgery and you are now having pain and/or numbness, you should contact your gynecologist. It could be sign that t... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Depends: How far pregnant you are is based on the first day of your last normal menstrual period. Your are likely 6-8 weeks pregnant (unless your were pregnan... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Probably normal: White vaginal discharge during or after intercourse (especially if there are no other symptoms - odor, pain, itching), is likely due to the increased ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Follow up needed: Although having a late period can sometime cause increased pelvic pressure and cramping (which can be worsened with intercourse and orgasm), if it con... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Request Review: Ultrasounds are a dynamic test, not just a static test. The technician learns a lot about what's going on with the various movements of the ultrasoun... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Don't Worry: Sometimes women have unusual menstrual cycles. You can have some irregular bleeding or spotting before or after your menses or even mid-cycle. It is... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
You're Pregnant: If you took the birth control pills properly, the chance of getting pregnant is 0.02%. If you missed pills (and didn't double up on them), or missed ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Repeat Preg. Test: It is unlikely that you are pregnant if your pregnancy test was negative more than 4 weeks after the first day of your last period. You should probab... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Use contraception: Even with PCOS, which causes the body to not ovulate regularly, you can get pregnant. Every now and then, ovulation can occur. Pregnancy is always a... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Unlikely: As a CNS stimulant, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) shouldn't cause a change in vaginal discharge, but anything is possible. The medication can increase b... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
No exact dosage: Monthly menstrual bleeding can be delayed by taking Primolut N. However, this method of delaying your monthly period can be used if you are not at ris... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
It is still a period: Any bleeding around the time of your period (whether dark, light, spotting, etc.) is your period. Exercise can decrease the amount of menses that you... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Need evaluation: Although it may be nothing to worry about, you should see your OB for evaluation. Some of the things that come to mind with pelvic pain and cloudy ur... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Needs Further Tests: IF you have a "new" breast tenderness and your doctor "felt" something, you should have further testing. This would likely include a mammogram and po... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Be patient/cautious: As long as the pregnancy is/was in the uterus, you should eventually pass the tissue. It can take a few weeks. It is always a concern with a low be... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Normal Range: A menstrual cycle can still be considered normal if it is around 28 days between the first day of your periods. Some women have longer cycles (that a... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
NO!!!!!: If you consume less than the number of calories that you need (usually 1800-2200 cal/day for the average person), your body will go into "starvation" ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Needs evaluation: New onset skin lesions on the vulva (area outside of vagina), can be normal skin tags, but very often they are condyloma. They usually present either... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Change is menses: Birth control can change what your menses look like, how long they last, how much bleeding there is and other symptoms. Having darker periods may be ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Same as before: You have gotten over the initial hurdle of "can I get pregnant and carry it to term". The chance of getting pregnant again is about 20% per month or ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Leave it if you can: An IUD can make the next 2-3 cycles more uncomfortable and cause more bleeding. The post-operative period after an abortion is uncomfortable. Start ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Long-term issue: Anemia due to menstrual bleeding is usually a chronic process. The treatment is long term. If you are taking supplemental iron, you should take it d... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Don't Worry: Sometimes women have unusual menstrual cycles. You can have some irregular bleeding or spotting before or after your menses or even mid-cycle. It is... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Needs further eval: If you took the progesterone for 5 days without a period, you need to go back to your physician for further testing. There could be an estrogen defic... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Fibroids are Common: Many women have fibroids (40% of black, 30% of white and 20% of Asian women). The size of your uterus is a bit enlarged, but is nothing to worry abou... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Time will tell: Unfortunately, you will need to wait until you have missed your period and then take a pregnancy test.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Delays Can Be Normal: Anything, including medications and supplements, can delay your period. Stress, weight loss or gain, major weather changes, etc., can also cause an i... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
? Pregnacy: I would wait a week before you take another pregnancy test (so you don't drive yourself crazy). Either you will or won't be pregnant. The symptoms c... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Diagnosed How?: How did you determine that the endometrium is coming through the cervix? It could be cells from the internal aspect of the cervix that is visible at ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Varicose Veins: Sometimes during or after pregnancy, the veins can become distended due to increase blood volume and hormonal changes that occur. Unfortunately, I am... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Simple Cyst: Although in healthy reproductive aged women, ovarian cysts usually are less than 5cm in diameter, if it is a little bigger (like yours), it is probabl... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Wait and see....: Everyone has different amounts of bleeding and discomfort. Even if you are consistent with pain and bleeding amount, occasionally it can change. You... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Normal: Dark menstrual blood is old blood that is draining from the uterus. Usually it is the signal that your period is ending, but don't worry if it gets b... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Likely normal: Premenstrual cramping and pelvic pain (on one side or the other), is often normal. See if NSAIDS (ibuprofen or naproxen) helps with the cramping. Th... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
It's A Side Effect: Weight gain is a known side effect of duphaston.
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A female asked:
Dr. Harvey Roth
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Late for Menses?: If your urine pregnancy tests are negative, it is unlikely that you are pregnant, but a blood pregnancy test is more sensitive. Also, depending on yo... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Roth is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you for the information. So it can also be accompanied by cramping as well? Is there a specific time period for it's duration?
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good! Good to know , just been waking up sweaty down to My legs!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for answering my question so quickly!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan Medical School, MI
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

Long Island College Hosptial
Completed 1995

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, Fort Lauderdale Region - Spring
2015
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