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Dr. Dale Kristle

Gynecology
Jonesboro, GA
41 years experience male

Locations

Kaiser Permanente

Jonesboro, GA

Address

2400 Mt Zion Parkway, Jonesboro, GA, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Kaiser Permanente Insurance Company

About

Bio

I am an experienced board certified OB/GYN with extensive experience in non surgical and surgical therapy of gynecologic disorders and am available for second opinions. I am an expert in contraception and can assist in helping to chose the best for your individual situation.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Gynecology

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Doctor Q&A

829 Answers
211 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: Implanon should not cause pain (except a small amount at the placement site)
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Ignore: Carpal tunnel syndrome. Poor grip, tingling and pain. Try a splint.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Doing: Doing the dishes is one of the best ways to improve your wife's sex drive.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: You will not have a period after you conceive
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Necessary tests: depending on the reason for referral, a mammogram, ultrasound and/ or a biopsy. cyst drainage os possible. maybe only a consult
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Being: Being aware of the time of month can help to cope with emotional changes.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Brush: Brush your teeth regularly; floss daily; use mouthwash daily.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Ignore: Excess vitamin C is excreted in the urine. taking mega doses is of no benefit.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Ignore: Let your doctor know if you have frequent migraines; there are medications that can prevent them.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Ignore: Love your meds, love yourself. Take as directed. stay healthy.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Ignore: Surgery is usually not necessary. Rest, time and anti-inflammatories/ muscles relaxers can help.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: yes, this a frequent (and desirable ) side effect
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Thats correct: less likely to transmit virus when no symptoms or lesions but can always have asymptomatic shedding
A female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Breakthrough: being late or missing pills can cause breakthrough bleeding. check a pregnancy test in a month to be sure you are not pregnant
A female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Many possibilities: most likely an anovulatory cycle, could be weight gain or loss, stress, medications, or most often, cause unknown. I suggest you see your gynecologi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Progestins, IUD: can use a "mini-pill", IUD ( Mirena, (levonorgestrel) skyla, paraguard), Implanon, and last choice - Depo Provera--- however Depo alone can be associ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: most likely this is breakthrough bleeding from missing pills
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: implant does NOT cause infertility. you are too anxious and too impatient. pregnancy does not happen immediately. you have only had 1 ovulatory epis... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
From cold sore: most likely inflamed node from cold sore. see your doctor if it persists
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Unlikely: a negative pregnancy test is usually accurate. see your doctor if your period doesn't start.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: eating foods with vinegar are fine. douching- no
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Unlikely: the failure rate, if taken properly, is less than 1%
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Ok: just take your pill at the usual time. a few hours doesn't matter
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Other: desquamative vaginitis is a possibility (not uncommon but lots of gyn don't know about it) contact dermatitis is also possible
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Stimulation: either physical or psychological
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Needs evaluation: You have precancerous cells on the cervix most likely due to the human papilloma virus. Your next step should be colposcopy and biopsy and later most... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
You can: but maybe you shouldn't. 1st of all, adhere to your doctor's recommendations. Although your visible HPV was treated,, almost certainly there is stil... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: if you gain weight, you will gain weight in your breasts as well (breasts are mostly fatty tissue)
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Very small risk: risk is probably about 1/1000 or less and is usually in the form of warts on the larynx if you were infected
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
It's ok: missed periods are a common ( and desirable) side effect of birth control pills. if you have not missed any pills, the chance of pregnancy is less th... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: not normal for anyone at any age. please see your gynecologist.
A member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Doubt relationship: doubtful the stroke is related to the UTI or the tampon.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Drink more water. Eat extra fruit and vegetables. Add natural fiber to your diet. You may also use over-the-counter fiber supplements and stool soften... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Sure: 2nd opinions are fine. agree with your GYN-- could be endometriosis. The only way to tell is by laparoscopy-- surgery to look inside your abdomen.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Doubtful: And 70 years old, you would not be ovulating.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
It would be very unlikely for you to be pregnant. Check a pregnancy test if you miss your next period. Also, use contraception!
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: Pregnancy is always a possibility if you are having unprotected intercourse.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Ok for most: it is ok for most women; and helpful for about 1/2. be cautious if you have hypertension
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Check a test: You could possibly be pregnant. I suggest checking a pregnancy test.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
If the period you had was normal in length and amount of flow, it would be highly unlikely that you are pregnant (almost impossible)
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Nexplanon is made of an inert material and will not be rejected by the body. Most likely yours is more visible because of your weight loss.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: UAE is not helpful for adenomyosis
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: you do not ovulate during your period (but all vaginal bleeding is not your period)
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
Stop pills earlier : If you want to start your period two days earlier, you can stop your active pills two days early. Restart you next pack within seven days.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No: Unless you have missed pills, your likelihood of getting pregnant is not increased with breakthrough bleeding. Also a change in pills may not be neces... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
I am not aware of the healthcare available in Iraq. A urogynecologist would be the best person to see. Otherwise, try to find an experienced gynecolog... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
Gynecology 41 years experience
No

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Nov 29, 2014
Dr. Kristle is a very knowledgeable and compassionate doctor who gives practical and sensible advice. I enjoy reading his answers. Highly recommended.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kristle is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kristle is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. Was the pic too blurry for you to tell if I still have an intact hymen or some remains of it left? Please let me know, I'm quite concerned.
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I know I'm not pregnant, I was just hoping someone could give an idea of the cause so I don't freak out when i see my doctor but thank you any way
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Since it wasnt dated by lmp does that mean im 14 weeks and my baby measurs at 14w also. Or are those extra two weeks added when dating ultrasound

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Florida College of Medicine, FL
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Honors in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Top Doctor, Second Place, Georgia - Summer
2014
Top Gynecologist, First Place, National - Summer
2014

Affiliations

American College Of Obstetricians And Gynecologists
AMERICAN CONGRESS OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS
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