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Dr. Leigh Barrell

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Rome, GA
27 years experience female

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Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
No: You should get all the vitamin A you need in pregnancy from prenatal vitamins and your food. Actually, too much vitamin A can cause birth defects.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Not sure: The most likely cause for an enlarged uterus and heavy bleeding is fibroids. They are benign, smooth muscle rumors of the uterus that are found in 20%... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Go to your OB/Gyn: There are other medical conditions that can cause you to skip your period. You need to have an evaluation including a thorough history, physical exam,... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Usually not.: Birth control pills are more effective when taken the same time of day consistently. However, that doesn't mean the same exact time each day. It is b... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Wouldn't worry : HCG level should double every 48 hours, so wait until next level done.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: It is not abnormal to have breakthrough bleeding due to the Progesterone in the Mirena (levonorgestrel). However, there shouldn't be an odor. This be ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes and no : Your FSH level is in the normal range. It is not abnormal to have a cervix that sits high , but an 11 day cycle is not normal. If you mean that you h... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Not unusual: Since you are only just over 2 weeks out from the miscarriage, this is probably withdrawal bleeding from a change in hormones. It is important to foll... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
It depends: If you normally spot each month, then it is probably normal. If this was different from how you normally bleed, then it is unusual. However, bleeding ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: It is common to have anemia in late pregnancy. Even if hemoglobin is normal before a vaginal or ceserean delivery, you can become anemic afterwards d... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Probably not: This probably will not work if you have already ovulated. The chance of having breakthrough bleeding is high.
A female asked:
Dr. Leigh Barrell
Obstetrics & Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes: This is due to a normal drop in estrogen that occurs before your period. Fluoxetine (Prozac) taken before periods, when symptoms start, can help.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barrell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Barrell is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It was 103 after csection and normal range is 120 and up
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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