Dr. Britton Crigler

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Woodstock, GA
14 years experience male

Locations

Cherokee Women's Health Specialists

Woodstock, GA

Address

100 Stone Forest Drive, Woodstock, GA
Directions

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
5 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Travel: going to the beach is fine. I would recommend high quality sun screen. Avoid flying at 32 weeks and if you are driving more than an hour or so, get ou... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Irregular periods: there are many reasons women have missed periods. It is important to see an Obgyn for evaluation. Hormone levels can be checked, an ultrasound can be ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Hysterectomy: there is not a possibility of the person who had a hysterectomy to conceive. However, with ovaries, that person could donate her eggs and have a surro... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Mucous plug: There is not a definite time frame related to the loss of the cervical mucous plug and labor. I have had patients that lost there plug at 35 weeks and... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Pregnancy nutrition: as long as the eggs are fully cooked, it's okay to eat when pregnant.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Short cervix: Vaginal progesterone is commonly prescribed for patients with cervical incompetence or a short cervix in pregnancy. There are compounding pharmacies t... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Plan b: plan b taken within 72 hours is effective in preventing 89% of pregnancies. If taken within 24 hours, it is 95% effective. Remember only abstinence ( ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Most likely: The first menses after a completed miscarriage can be heavier and longer than normal periods. Having an ultrasound which confirmed no retained product... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Round ligament pain: Between 18 and 24 weeks many people will have round ligament pain. It occurs due to stretching of the round ligaments as the uterus enlarges during pr... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Missed period: Take a urine pregnancy test. If negative, I would recheck again in a week just in case it's too early to be positive now.
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A female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Ultrasound: I do not think scar tissue would affect visualization that much. Early in pregnancy the uterus is smaller and if using abdominal US, gas from the bowe... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Reversal of tubal: You have two options. 1) have surgery to reconnect the segments of your fallopian tubes. tubal reanastamosis. 2) IVF - in vitro fertilization (bypas... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Std: Yes. If you both had open cuts in your mouth, blood born viruses such as hiv and hepatitis c could be transferred. Unlikely but possible. Also, techni... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Early PP sex: If using protection, the risk of pregnancy is greatly improved. I would not recommend it in general. Your cervix is still recovering so their is incre... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Abortion: Not necessarily but You need to see the doctor and get an ultrasound as well as a quantitative beta hcg blood draw to further evaluate. Sometimes dep... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Breast changes: Unlikely, but it is important to see an obgyn for breast exam to make sure.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Pelvic pain: pelvic pain is complicated. Can involve muscles of abdomen and pelvic floor, could be related to ovarian cysts or other problem with female organs, or... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Early pregnancy: Yes there is still hope. I assume this is your first visit for this pregnancy. At this point, I would consider it an early pregnancy. Likely your doc... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Marijuana sperm: Some study have shown marijuana can affect shape and size of sperm, which may in turn lead to changes in fertility of the guy. That said, there are pl... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Vbac: Certainly. To be eligible for vaginal birth after cesarean section (vbac) you need at least 18 months between deliveries. 2 years is great. If incisio... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Complex Ovarian cyst: The ca-125 of 8 is normal and reassuring. However, with a complex cyst, if you are having pain or have family history of breast or ovarian cancer, spe... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Britton Crigler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Ovulation: It depends on your length of cycle. Typically women ovulate mid cycle. Normal cycle is 28 days so one would expect to ovulate around day 14. If you ha... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Crigler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Crigler is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Yes I'm 22 weeks pregnant and was diagnosed with an incompetent cervix. So this has helped me out a lot. Thank you
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I have an appt on 3/13/15 with an OB GYN. Yes I am having pain that is what lead to the findings.
HealthTap member
That was at my 20 week scan but they were able to get all the measurements! Just wondering what it could of been! Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Carolina School of Medicine, SC
Graduated 2009MD

Residency

TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Awards

Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
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