Dr. Claudette Anderson

Gynecology
Rego Park, NY
female

Locations

New York City dept.of corrections Health maintenance division

Rego Park, NY

Address

1Lefrak city plaza, Rego Park, NY, US
Directions

Insurances accepted

Group Health Incorporated (GHI)

Cigna

MultiPlan, Inc

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Medicaid

About

Bio

I love gardening ,traveling

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

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

738 Answers
245 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Most likely : A structural problem.less likely a hormonal problem .you could try stopping OC for 3days and restart. Meanwhile make an appt.to see a gyn.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No: You may have UTI or pelvic infection going on.OC'sespecially when you start could cause some spotting.Keep taking the pills and see your provider for ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Repeat your test : Particularly in the morning.If home pregnancy test still negative ,go to your provider for repeat testing .
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Amenorrhea: This is a symptom ,you have to be evaluated to find the cause.if this is a pattern of bleeding pattern you have intermittently then you need to have ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Could be coincidenta: L or the effect of the ejaculate;which has in substances,prostaglandins that could cause uterine contractions.
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A male asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Only ovulation?: The acidity in vagina is changed according to hormonal changes ,thus fishy odor that subsequently corrects.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Had to say: You have to be your own detective and see wether symptoms are isolated or ongoing.Are there any similarities to what I had in the past?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Both can stop period: They will stop your period depending on how you use it
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No,none of which I : Am aware.You say a cyst, which I presume is not infectious . If this is true then normally unless bothersome , we leave alone
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes,: If you have had at least 3bowel movements and are feeling weak.Dehydration will cause uterine irritability.Have you thrived Kaopectate (kaolin and pec... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Menstrual cramps are: Usually caused by hormones called prostaglandins which are intimately involved in the menstraul cycle.The removal of the hormonal supression ,thus,wit... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No: It's part of the healing process on the skin.It will fall off in time and the area will look quite normal.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
The problem maybe: Structural, a polyp or small fibroid.You may benefit from a saline infusion sonogram.discuss this with your gynecologist.
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes to both: Pain with urination could be a symtom of a UTI as well as vaginal inection/STI.YesYou may continue to use Tampons without worry.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Meds,OC?: If you are not on medication that could affect your cycles, no Oral contraceptives ,then you should start with a pregnancy test wether you practice ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Some anxiety is norm: Unfortunately it's not helpful. You could request seriL Beta HCG ,2days apart to determine if it's falling.
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Stop application: Use cold compresse to relieve swelling or colostrum baths.Aply Caladryl if irritated ,Of not ;allow area irritation to resolve with time.Use a very mi... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No: The good thing about Merina is 1.it is an intrauterine device and disrupts implantation and 2. It has hormone in it and some effects are local so any ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Not usually.: A cyst is common in the 1st 10 weeks ,one which supports the pregnancy. Don't pa nix (permethrin) especially if your Ob is not concerned.
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A male asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
The urethra: The area from whih you per,is most likely irritated.Try lubricating the area with some petroleum jelly or vegetable oil.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Pregnancy or: An ovarian cyst could give these signs.I would start with checking for pregnancy
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Bleeding between me: Menstruation could be due to hormonal changes, infection or a small vaginal or uterine lesion.The only way to tell for sure is to have a gynecological... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Not pill: This doesn't sound pill related.Sounds like you Need a throroigh evaluation to diagnose yourvproblem
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Missing one and taking it as soon as she remembers should be fine
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Sounds like gas: Try to eat regularly and drink fluids ,water regularly .
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No: Unless there was a problem with the Depo,it should provide the expected protection until your next one is due
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Need sonogra: You need a saline infusion sonogram to see wether there is any tissue / polyp in the uterine lining.The remains of the miscarriage , especiAlly sinc... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No: Continue your birth control and observe whT happens over next 2cycles.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Prolapse perhaps: I am not sure from your description wether it's in you vagina or between your buttocks area.Perhaps you could provide a picture?
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Check with center: It would be better to check with the facility,so you can quantify the amount of bleeding
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Your periods may not: Be irregular,because you don't get it the same date.You have to count from the 1st day of your cycle to the first day of the next.you do that for abo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
If you are sexually: Active ,this could be an early pregnancy loss .Do a pregnancy test.if negative then the delayed menses could be due ovarian cyst,hormonal changes whic... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Examine breast close: See wether it maybe coming from the glands around the areola ,Is it re tender ?this could be a localized infection.While you make an appointment to h... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes, if you partner: Has chlamydia and hasn't bee treated , you could get it from oral sex
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Infection,lesion in: Uterus, watch bleeding ! And make an appt.to see your provider.
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
No: Even though you have developed a cyst ,the hormonal levels provided by the pills ,should syill suppress ovulation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
I doubt it: Flaxseed as far as I know has no effect. Observer be for any changes.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: The scar compared to the surrounding skin by nature, has less ability to stretch thus the scarred area is more noticeable
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
That's normal: When you take out the Nuvaring or withdraw hormonal contraception,you are supposed to bleed after this happens.Youvare having a normal response
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Possibly gas: This could be gas or musculoskeletal.If pain is brought on or. Increased with pressure in the area ,musculoskeletal.If relieved by antacid then ;has?... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Possibly: You may have something which is not entirely confined to your pelvis.Seeyour doctor for a complete exam including pregnancy test.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Possibly age: as we age the 2nd half of cycle shortens,this maybe the case. Observe what happens next cycle.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes this frequently: Happens on the pill.The lining that is normally shed at the end of cycle is now very thin.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Most likely: Plan B should normally be taken around the time of ovulation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Do a pregnancy test.: Spotting is the word used to describe ,a minuscule amount of blood .One would not describe spotting as abnormal period.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Mucous: Possibly mucous coming from cervix?If your Doc says no infection,can you live with it?
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
Possibly however: Have you doctor look at it while it's there.You can then get a proscription for it .If it is Here's and you take the medicine daily it should supress ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
If you nothing occur: Ed and if you are not expierencing any shortness of breath, chest pain then you are not having an air embolus . This is one of the complications you ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
It's okay if you: Have no complaints.However ,do you really have a yeast infection?
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
You need an exam and: Treatment as soon as possible.besides anemia it becomes more difficult to control the longerr it occurs
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Anderson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Anderson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This saved my life. Thank you. thanks a lot doc, i am free pls mail me sorry but a heartiest thank if this rapture it self then surgery needed to remove it? mail2hanan@gmail.com
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This was very helpful. Thanks! So I went back to the hospital they told me I might possibly have an etopic pregnancy and they sent me home saying to come back in 2 days
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thnks i think it was just my reg cycle my lmp was about 3 weeeks prior not spotting or bleeding anymore cycle was just lighter than usual

Awards

Top Gynecologist, Second Place, National - Fall
2014
Top Doctor, Second Place, White Plains Region - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, Second Place, White Plains Region - Fall
2014
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