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Dr. Richard Valido

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cincinnati, OH
35 years experience male

Locations

Associates In Women's Health

Cincinnati, OH

Address

8231 Cornell Rd., Suite #320, Cincinnati, OH
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About

Bio

General Obstetrics and Gynecology, interested in office based procedures, cervical cytology/pathology.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

48 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
You are pregnant: BHCG levels are typically used to monitor the progress of and early pregnancy, either good or bad. In normal pregnancy, the level should rise at least... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Pregnancy dating: If your conception date was between 2/9/14 and 2/23/14, then your due date would be somewhere between 11/2/14 and 1116/14. However since you have pro... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Could happen sooner!: Even though the FDA has approved Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) for contraceptive benefit of 3 months, it slowly leaves the body. The return to no... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
No but U/S can help: Sorry to hear about your abuse. Hopefully you getting help to help heal from that. An ultrasound can be an adjuvant to pelvic exam but shouldn't repl... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Keep the faith!: Hi, Gestational diabetes is not uncommon, and that is why we test every woman during every pregnancy. The quoted risk for developing diabetes later i... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
2-3 months: These symptoms typically resolve with the first 2-3 cycles of any combination (estrogen and progesterone containing) hormonal birth control. This incl... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Possible infection: Hi, It's possible you may have an infection ( yeast?). You should call or go see see your obstetrician
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
12+ weeks or so: Typically the uterus as it enlarges, does not rise above the pelvic bone until 12 weeks or so. It is then when you can feel it and also starting to sh... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Most likely not preg: If all your pregnancy test have been first morning urine tests, and they are all negative, most likely you are not pregnant. It is not unusual to not ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Most likely ok: As long as you haven't missed any pills, and your pregnancy test is negative, I wouldn't worry. Keep taking your pills as scheduled. Some women will s... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Yes: Hi, Typically cysts less than 6cm in the reproductive age group ( your age) will resolve spontaneously with time. You should see your doctor however i... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Yes, possibly: Other than Rifampin,pharmacokinetic studies of other antibiotics have not shown any systematic interaction between antibiotics and BC pills. However, ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Yes: Stopping your pills has led to the withdrawal period. So if you haven't restarted your new pill pack, then you are susceptible to getting pregnant goi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Warm compresses: Hi, I would suggest warm compresses to the area twice a day if you can. Wear loose fitting underwear and shorts / pants. If your menses starts, then ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Confirm where it is: Hi, If you are saying that you can't feel the strings yourself they could just be curled up in the cervical canal. However you should see your doctor ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Withdrawal bleeding: Hi, Typically Provera (medroxyprogesterone) (progesterone) given to help get a menses started if you haven't had one in a awhile. You take the progest... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Probably not: If the menses just ended 8/4/14, and it was normal flow and came at the right/expected time, then you are most likely not pregnant. However if the sym... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Incorrect dates?: Is the EDD you are going by based on your last menstrual period? I noticed you put period in quotes so are you unsure of this or was it not a normal m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Possibly: Do you know the actual measurements ?There is a guideline that can be used called the 5-10-20 Rule for Crown Rump Lengths and Gestational Sacs > i... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Possibly: A common side effect of bromocriptine is nasal congestion. This most likely what you are experiencing. More of a nuisance than anything.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Ovulation?: Hi Not uncommon to feel pelvic pain (typically to one side) mid cycle. It is most likely due to ovulation. And it has a name! Mittelschmerz is one-sid... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
24hours and 7days: 1) Once ovulation occurs, the egg is susceptible to fertilization (conception) for about 24 hours, +/- 2) Once fertilization occurs, the time require... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Get checked: Hi, Any cramping that occurs before you are term ( 37 weeks) that is persistent and not going away should be evaluated. You should see/call your obste... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
The ovary: Simplistically: Estrogen (E2) is produced during the follicular phase from the ovary in response to another hormone called FSH(follicle stimulating ho... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Levonorgestrel IUD: The levonorgestrel containing IUD's (Mirena and Skyla in the US) are known for decreasing menstrual flow in most patients and hence decreasing discomf... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Not necessarily: Fundal height measurement is used to moniter adequate fetal growth but in a more subjective/ estimated way. An ultrasound measurement is more object... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Probably cycle d13: So the average of your last 3 cycles are 26.7 days. So most likely you ovulate on day day 13 on average. Your "egg white cervical mucous" (ewcm), then... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Could be anytime: After a miscarriage, a hormone of pregnancy (beta HCG) will drop. Once this is negative, your body will resume its regular menstrual pattern and ovula... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
They are accurate: EDD are based on 40 weeks from last known normal menstrual period, or 38 weeks from known conception date.U/S dating is based on a database of average... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Wait a week: Most commercially available home urine pregnancy tests will confirm a pregnancy typically within a week of the first missed menstrual cycle ( basicall... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
No further testing: Hi, I'm assuming your doctor tested you for toxoplasmosis antibodies because you have a cat? Being non-immune to toxoplasmosis means that you have no... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
No you shouldn't: Macrobid capsules should be swallowed whole and not opened, crushed or chewed. They should be taken with or just after a meal. This helps to minimize ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Get examined first.: If the nipple discharge you describe is spontaneous (meaning you DO NOT have to squeeze the nipple to get the discharge out), then it may be due to an... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Typically no: Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a more localized infection of the vagina and typically does not cause more systemic symptoms like fever chills or an elev... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
16: Hi, The maximum amount of ibuprofen for adults is 800 milligrams per dose or 3200 mg per day. So taking 200mg tablets, the maximum total tablets woul... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Possibly: 1)Paraovarian cysts arise from the mesothelium, a membrane that forms the lining of several body cavities: including the covering the internal reprodu... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Conception: If you are being quoted a conception date between Mar. 8-10th, then yes, that is when you "got" pregnant. However, it is possible that having sex earl... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Probably Mar. 2014: If your LMP was 2/16/14 and you have fairly regular cycles (monthly), then you most likely conceived around 3/2/14 +/- a day or two and your due date ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Genital warts?: Need to have it examined by your doctor. Without images it would be hard to diagnose but from your description it could possibly be condyloma (genital... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Maybe: EDD are based on 40 weeks from last known normal menstrual period, or 38 weeks from known conception date.U/S dating is based on a database of average... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Yes: Phenazopyridine (Pyridium) is not listed as having any adverse interaction with metronidazole (Flagyl) and vice versa
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Yes: Yes, your doctor can feel your abdomen and actually feel the uterus tighten, and hence feel "hard". As long as this is just intermittent and not regul... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Check for pregnancy: Hi, The first thing you need to do is take a pregnancy test If you haven't already of course! Then make an appointment with your OB/GYN> if the pr... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Pap smear?: Are you referring to a Pap smear result of AGUS- "atypical glandular cells of undetermined significance"? If so, this is a cytologic description/categ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Yes miscarriage: Based on the history you give, then you have had a miscarriage. The miscarriage most likely did not cause an abnormal pap and you should still follow... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
Yes, but…….: Surgeries, when they are indicated and need to be done can be performed while pregnant. The question would be though, why do you need to have the kelo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
YES: Most home pregnancy tests can accurately detect pregnancy one week after a missed period. Also, testing your urine first thing in the morning may boos... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Valido
35 years experience
It should not: There are many causes of spontaneous miscarriage, but HPV is typically NOT a cause. Having HPV should not lead to a miscarriage. Active HPV can show i... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Valido is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Valido is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you the other doctors were being very rude but you helped alot. Thank you
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you, I appreciate it :)
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Thanks for your quick reply! Ho boy! I guess we shall endure! Thanks doc.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

Wright State University School of Medicine Affiliated Hospitals

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