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Dr. Felicia Donald

Obstetrics and Gynecology
sterling, VA
41 years experience female

Locations

For Women OB/GYN Associates

sterling, VA

Address

21135 Whitfield pl. suite 101, sterling, VA
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Fax

(793) 430-9728

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: There are lasers that are used to help with stretch marks so I would consult your dermatologist of a place that has lasers and can help you.
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A female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Can be normal.: You menses can sometime be irregular and this should not be a concern. Occasionally, you can ovulate early and the cycle can begin earlier. I don't ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Not Bartholin's: If there is a group of cysts at the entrance then this is not a Bartholin's which is only one cyst.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Take 2 next day: If you missed the first day take 2 pillsthe next day and you should be OK.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: It depends on how much over weight . But studies have shown that overweight women don't ovulate regularly and the extra weight produces more luteiniz... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: Not usually but it depends on how long your cycle is? Usually you ovulate at about day 12 to 14 so if your cycle is only 5 days you should be ok.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Don't worry: If you have no symptoms of burning or foul odor this could be normal. Is it bothering you? If it continues I would see your physician.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Have a blood test: Wait another 2 weeks and if you still don't have a cycle then go and have a blood test done for pregnancy.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: Yes no problem. you could possibly develop another yeast infection after you take the cipro (ciprofloxacin) so just watch for that.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: You are at increased risk of bleeding form the placenta pre via when your cervix contracts. This usually happens around the 32 weeks so be careful.
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A male asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Missed period: Symptoms are missed period, breast tenderness, nausea, frequency of urination, fatigue.
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A female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Can be normal.: Are you on contraception? If you take the pill you can have break through bleeding. If you aren't on the pill then sometimes you cycle is irregular ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Tearing of vagina: This can happen if there is no lubrication and the penis hits the side of the vagina and causes tearing and then bleeding. Also sometimes the penis c... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Check a prolactin: Go to your doc and have them check a prolactin level. Usually white dishrag is not concerning but if it is bolos it could be more serious.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Dont worry: If you have a discharge and there is no odor or itching or pain it can be normal.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: No you shouldn't catch anything form trousers.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: No the renal scan is in a different place then the uterus so they will not see the pregnancy unless you have a pelvic sonogram.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
If continues see doc: Pain in the vagina can be due to cysts, bladder infections, endometriosis, fibroids in the uterus. You should consult your doc if this worsens or con... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes they go away: You have cysts on your ovaries every month prior to ovulation. Sometimes the cyst fails to ovulate and a cyst becomes persisitant. If this happens yo... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: Sometimes the HCG level doesn't quite double but the pregnancy is ok. They should be able to do an ultrasound and check for a heartbeat at 5 to 6 wee... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Walk: Walking might help but you normally just have to wait. It should drop in the next 2 weeks. If the baby is doing Ok then the hear rate should stay n... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: If you are taking the pills daily and don't take a week break and just start another pack there is no need for a pregnancy test.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: If you start the pill on day 1 of your cycle then yes you can get pregnant. If you start the pill on the Sunday after your menses start then you shou... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: The chances are small if you used a condom and used withdrawal method. Some condoms have spermicide also.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: Cyclogest is a progesterone and can increase a vaginal discharge.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Granulation tissue: Did they take out the cervix? If you had a supracervical hysterectomy then sometimes you can have bleeding. If the cervix was removed then you could... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Small: There can be a drip from the penis of semen but the chances are small for pregnancy.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Maybe: Did you miss your cycle? Were you having unprotected sex? Symptoms of pregnancy are fatigue, frequent urination, breast tenderness.nausea.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Pregnancy symptoms: This could be the pregnancy growing and you should just start feeling baby movement now.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
2: Usually I dose Diflucan (fluconazole) at 150 mg. Take one pill and then repeat in 3 days a second pill if still have the symptoms.
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A female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: yes because you have the Mirena (levonorgestrel) you are protected 98% from pregnancy.
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A member asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Anovulatory bleeding: Are you on the pill? This can be withdrawal bleeding form the pill. If you aren't on medication then if can be anovulatory bleeding meaning you real... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: If you are not regular you could have sometime called PCOS and should be checked.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Sebaceous cyst: If it is painful then it could be either a sebaceous cyst or a folliculitis. Antibiotics would help with this.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Not long: Many condoms contain spermicide so that alone should kill most of the sperm immediately. Check to see if the condom you were using contains Nonoxynol-... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Possibly no: If you had a scan and there is no heartbeat, then it could be an abnormal pregnancy or you could be just took early to see the heartbeat. If you are ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: If it is time you your cycle then probably you are getting ready to start. Ovulation usually occurs and then you get your cycle 14 days later so the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Anovulatory bleeding: This can be normal if this is only one time. If it continues to the next month I would see your physician.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Can be normal: You probably had an anovulatoy cycle and then had breakthrough bleeding. As long as this is the normal time for a cycle this should be OK.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: Diflucan (fluconazole) is given all the time in pregnancy.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Yes: Lack of arousal can definitely, lead to an irritated vagina because you don't have proper lubrication.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Ovulating?: Most common cause for not getting pregnancy is an ovulation. If you have multiple cysts you could have PCOS which is associated with Anovulation but t... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Irregular cycle.: she could have just ovulated late. You should probably go for a blood test.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Should stop: The half life of the pill is short so if you miss one day you can begin to bleed. Always use back-up contraception if you miss pills. The next day y... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Dont worry: If it is coming out clear there is nothing to worry about since it hash't changed in 4 years
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Nov 26: If you have a 30 day cycle then you probably ovulate on day 15 or 16. So you probably got pregnant around Nov 26.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Wait: Wait a few more days and if your cycle doesn't start then go in for a blood test.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Try Florogen 3: A good thing to try for the bacteria is Florgen 3 and you can find this at your pharmacy. It should help wight eh bacteria and the discharge. Some p... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Infection: Mild dilation and fimbrail adhesions and forced peritoneal spillage all are evidence of tubal infection. This will put you at high risk for ectopic p... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
No: This mean you are probably ovulating later but if shouldn't be a concern unless you cycle get to about 41 days. If it continues to increase in length ... Read More
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Eastern Virginia Medical School, VA
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