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Dr. Scott Richard

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Philadelphia, PA
male

Locations

Jefferson Gynecologic Oncology

Philadelphia, PA

Address

833, Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Directions

Fax

2159551620

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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages spoken

English

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May be nothing, but: This discharge could be a normal consequence of your pregnancy, but many women can have a lack of symptoms from a yeast infection during pregnancy. Du... Read More
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Let your Gyn know: If there is a concern for an ectopic your doctor will certainly get an ultrasound. If your are experiencing pain in your Poli if area and are concerne... Read More
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You need an exam: Breast pain can be caused by many things, and at your age the majority of these will be non-cancerous. It can be from a fluid filled cyst, fibrocystic... Read More
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Reports are yes : Some reports show that using Testosterone can show up as a false positive on the ETG test. Since the ETG is designed to show if you have had a drink i... Read More
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Time to see a Doc!: Persistent spotting between periods, can be a sign of several things that would require examination by a doctor. Please see your Gyn ASAP, especially ... Read More
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Study points to yes: Saline irrigation can be beneficial when used for a short period of time. A study presented at the 2009 College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology sug... Read More
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Take Precautions: Coastal areas like Tulum will have a higher likelihood of Zika Mosquitoes then higher elevations (>6500 feet above sea level). CDC recommends takin... Read More
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Common findings: The multiple cysts on your ovaries are common for women of your age. The cervix cyst is also abnormal variant. The pain and sore breasts could also be... Read More
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Post-ablation bleed: Bleeding and pain are commonly seen after an endometrial ablation. In fact, some studies state that up to 30% of women will have post-ablation bleedin... Read More
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Get examined: We encourage all patients to "know" their breasts. If you are unsure if this simple I'm your skin is new or not, I would get it examined by a physicia... Read More
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Seroma : Pain in your biopsy area 2 months later is likely a seroma. You should alert your surgeon so she/he can order an ultrasound and possible drainage. Mon... Read More
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Maybe pregnant: Sometimes after an ectopic pregnancy there is a delay in the return of your menstrual cycle. Therefore, not having a period doesn't mean you are pregn... Read More
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Common symptoms: The constellation of symptoms you describe can be seen commonly in women with IBS, Diverticular disease, scar tissue, and other benign causes. Still t... Read More
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No compression socks: Compression socks are generally a pain: to get on, to wear for a period of time, and then to get off. For a three hour flight, using compression socks... Read More
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Shortened cervix: I am sorry to hear of your recent pregnancy loss. Since a cerclage was placed at 13 weeks, you either have a history of loss, or a shortened cervix. C... Read More
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You should be seen: Although a 7 cm benign cyst can be found in a 39 yo woman frequently, the constellation of symptoms you have given are ones often seen in advanced ova... Read More
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Seek treatment: You should certainly push this with your doctor. There are many effective therapies to help women with PCOS symptoms. Irregular periods can increase y... Read More
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Yes they can!: Polyps and fibroids are both common causes of preventing proper implantation of a fertilized egg. The first step would be to remove the polyp and to s... Read More
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Keep taking the pill: When women have been on OCP for several years it is not unusual to have irregular bleeding, early periods, or even a skipped cycle. As long as you hav... Read More
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Cold and Am sickness: So although we have seen quite a lot of colds early this year, some of your nausea could be from morning sickness on top of a viral illness. Plenty of... Read More
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Be careful: Forgetting to take birth control is very common. My recommendation is to start taking it again today where you should be in the pack. If you are sexua... Read More

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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) been a year. ent believes it's neuromuscular. not much help w/ unfort.
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Thanks for the answer. Had hysterectomy & colonoscopy, no cancer.
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albany Medical College, NY
Graduated 2001MD

Residency

SAINT BARNABAS MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2005

Awards

"Best Doctors"
CREOG National Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alpha omega alpha

Affiliations

Society Of Gynecologic Oncology
American Society Of Clinical Oncology
American College Of Surgeons
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