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Dr. Laurel Walton

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Decatur, IL
35 years experience female

Locations

Laurel A Walton, DO, SC

Decatur, IL

Address

1770 E LakeShore Drive, Suite 309, Decatur, IL
Directions

Fax

(217) 422-7813

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Alliance Health

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Assurant Inc

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

CHAMPUS

Cigna

Destiny Health, Inc

First Choice Healthcare

Great-West Healthcare

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

John Alden Life Insurance Company

OmniCare

Tricare

Teachers Protective Mutual Life Insurance Company

UNICARE

UnitedHealthcare

About

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.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

36 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurel Walton
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Medical conditions: Bleeding can occur due to medical problems including but not limited to trauma, endocrine problems such as diabetes, thyroid disease. Medical conditions that affect the liver or the kidneys. Most bleeding concerns in a 21 year old are due to anovulation and need to keep track of your cycle, medications that are taken including the birth control pill and any bleeding Further workup may be needed
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurel Walton
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: Ye you can ovulate any time you miss you birth control pill. You don't have to miss two. If you miss one the potential still is possible to ovulate
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurel Walton
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Loss of one twin: It is possible to have lost a twin and carry the other twin to viability. Identical twins can be carried in two amniotic bags or one. When there are two it is possible to have the lose of one and carry the other twin to viability

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Walton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Walton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I assumed you wouldn't by missing only one. Thank you so much doctor!
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This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you so so much
HealthTap member
Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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Graduated nullMD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences, DesMoines, IA
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

OB/GYN
Completed 1991
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