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Dr. Anthony Gingo

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Middleburg Heights , OH
male

Locations

Gingo Incorporated

Middleburg Heights , OH

Address

7225 Old Oak Blvd, Suite C112, Middleburg Heights , OH, United States
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Medical Mutual of Ohio

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Cigna

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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Ohio

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A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods: Periods vary. A variation between 21-35 days is normal, even if you have always been 28 days. The stress of TTC can throw things off. Download glow ap... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cabergoline: FDA pregnancy category B. Cabergoline is not expected to harm an unborn baby. There should be no interaction with vitamins or folic acid. Hope this he... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan b: If you take plan b within 72 hours of unprotected sex it will reduce the risk of pregnancy by 89 %, if you take it within 24 hours it is 95% effective... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: Treatment often focuses on main concerns. Weight loss and exercise always help. Regulation of cycles with birth control, progesterone on a monthly bas... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolapse: Prolapse can be relieved by the use of a pessary on occasion or by surgical correction. The most common procedure is the sacrospinous fixation. The be... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Postcoital bleeding: You may never know. Cervicitis, vaginitis, cervical trauma, vaginal or hymenal tears are a few causes and may have been the reason. Having postcoital ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy test: Probably not. The pregnancy test does not become positive until after implantation, when the fertilized egg implants into the endometrium, which happe... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ella (ulipristal acetate): The most common side effects of Ella (ulipristal acetate) are headache, nausea, and abdominal or stomach pain, dizziness, tired feeling, or menstrual ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Continuous OC: Skipping the placebo pills does not decrease the effectiveness of the pills. DrG
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): If you get the birth control shot within the first seven days after the start of your period you are protected from pregnancy immediately. You may be ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discoloration: A new discolored area in the vulva needs to be checked out. You need to see the Gyn for possible biopsy but at least for a doctor to view the area
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: Absolutely. Your fertile time would be approximately from day 10 to day 18. This is a range. Sperm can live up to 5 days in the uterus. You are playin... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Heavy period: I would tell you it probably would be bad to run into problems in a foreign country and have to go to the ER. You need a full evaluation and I'm sure ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sperm life: Sperm can live for up to five days depending on the conditions. If you have unprotected sex even a few days before you ovulate, there is a chance of a... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hymenectomy : Hymenectomy usually involves incisions, not suturing so the areas heal in an open position. I would not expect hypertrophic scarring. But, anything is... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
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Healthy diet: I would suggest that you tell people that you have been told by your OB that it is healthy to gain about 30 lbs in pregnancy and that it is recommende... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vulva spot: The vulva, just like any other part of the body, can have moles and spots. Most of the vulva, like the back, is very difficult to easily see. It is ve... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nexplanon removal: The chances are the area you feel is just scar tissue. If there is no tenderness or redness it is likely not an issue. Of course to be sure you should... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
PCOS: Unfortunately there are no real natural remedies for PCOS. Many think that weight loss and exercise are the only cure. Even a 5% reduction has been sh... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vibrations: Some medications can make you hyper sensitive. If you are on any new medications they can be your answer. You may also be stimulating the clitoris wit... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Staples: I doubt that you had staples in the uterus. Likely on the skin. But if you talk to the surgeon and find out otherwise, he/she should tell you if there... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast development: Breast development also is dependent on estrogen and progesterone. Typically one sees breast budding as the first sign of puberty, and the period as t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
First Gyn visit: If you are sexually active you probably should see a Gyn. If not just to discuss prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy prevention,... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan B: Plan B emergency contraception is a backup plan that helps prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex or birth contro... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stool softeners: Either of the two are fine to take.
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A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods: A normal period can last from one to seven days. The flow can be from spotting to around a tampon or pad and hour at the most. Periods that come more ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irregular cycles: Menstrual cycles are often irregular during adolescence. Most females bleed for 2–7 days. Anovulation causes cycles to be long, but 90% of cycles will... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal discharge: Vaginal discharge is a very normal thing. The amount and color vary. White to clear and yellow are normal. Depending on hormone levels as well as time... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrium: The lining is fed by estrogen. The lining may be thickening from estrogen pills, or from estrogen produced in your fat stores. Progesterone acts to ke... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy prevention: Typically, you need to wait until your missed period to do a pregnancy test. Nausea, breast tenderness, and vomiting are common early pregnancy signs.... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Flying pregnant: Although it can be perfectly safe to fly up to 36 weeks, discuss your plans with your doctor or midwife before you book your flight. In high-risk case... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: First three cycles on birth control can often not be regular. You must restart your pills with the start of your next cycle and take the pill on time.... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
TL: There is a slight risk of becoming pregnant after tubal ligation. This happens to about 5 out of 1,000 women after 1 year. After a total of 5 years fo... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hymenectomy: Typically a catheter is not needed. The surgery itself often only requires a small incision at several areas of the hymen. At 2, 6 and 10 the hymen wo... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometrial stripe: A normal stripe is 1.0 cm or less.
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A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Late patch: You are at increased risk of ovulating and pregnancy. Use a back up method. DrG
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): If you get the birth control shot within the first seven days after the start of your period, or if you get the shot within five days after miscarriag... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Periods: A normal period can last from one to seven days. The flow can be from spotting to around a tampon or pad and hour at the most. Periods that come more ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fertility: Arcuate uterus is a uterine variant in which the top uterus has a concave shape or dip. The uterine variant is not an issue usually. PCOS often times ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Emergency BC: A copper iud can be placed up to 5-7 days after intercourse to prevent pregnancy. If you have not ovulated it prevents fertilization as the copper act... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spots: The spots may be normal but also could be issues that need to be addressed. The only way to be sure is for them to be seen by a doctor. DrG
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolapse: Prolapse is likely if you have delivered children vaginally. Less likely if no deliveries or c sections. Fullness in the vagina could be bladder or r... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bumps: Most likely you have a small cyst, acne like bump, or even a tag. Never feel embarrassed to tell your Gyn anything. If you have not been to the Gyn be... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labial lump: Most likely this is a benign condition like an inclusion cyst or an acne type of condition, but without looking it is hard to really tell. I suggest a... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fertility : I would tell you they can both be correct. Fibroids grow often with pregnancy, thus a larger fibroid would probably need to be removed. The infertilit... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acne & Birth control: The ovaries and adrenal glands produce a low level of androgens. Higher levels of androgens can lead to excess sebum. Taking birth control pills that ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: There are many pills. Most have their benefits and draw backs. Picking a pill is a crap shoot. But, with your issue if the only problem was vaginal dr... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stretched labia: Other than surgically reducing the size of the labia, there is no true fix. Labia size varies and likely you need no treatment at all. If you have con... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Irregular and light bleeding with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) is very normal. After 6 months or more, your period may be shorter and lighter, it may r... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Plan b: If you take plan b within 72 hours of unprotected sex it will reduce the risk of pregnancy by 89 %, if you take it within 24 hours it is 95% effective... Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I did and they didn't even examine me but spent the time asking me why I didn't have a PCP (she quit without warning, new office can't see me until 4/18) but I'm gettin...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It's incredibly frustrating to have someone force unhealthy food on you while you're pregnant. I'll try this and see if it helps. Thanks!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks so much for the help! Its been 4+ years since I've been pregnant, I'm sure a lot has changed!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH
MD

Residency

METRO HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Docs, Northern Ohio Live Magazine
Purdue Frederick Award, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
ACOG/Ephraim McDowell Award for Scientific Excellence, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists

Affiliations

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Ohio State Medical Association
Cleveland Society of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
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