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Dr. Adriana Lopez

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irving, TX
11 years experience female

Locations

7429 Las Colinas Blvd Ste 101

Irving, TX

Address

Irving, TX, United States
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

58 Answers
16 Agrees
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Pregnancy test: If you're worried about pregnancy, you should take a pregnancy test. It's not uncommon for your menstruales cycle to vary in calendar days. Chart your... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Many options: There are many options for birth control including short term (pills, shots, ring, patch) long acting (IUD, implant) and permanent options (tubal, ess... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Paternity: In the scenario you describe, either one of these men could be the father.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Differemt: Unfortunately, comparing hormone levels in topical medications to oral medications isn’t very straight forward as your body absorbs them & metabol... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Possible: It is possible but not very likely if the lesions had already crusted over. If their outbreak was due to HSV1 then you should already have antibodies ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Discharge: Discharge can vary in color and thickness during your cycle. Brown discharge could be infection, be from past bleeding. Bleeding in between periods co... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is a condition where benign endometrial glands (lining of uterus)exist in the myomterium (muscular portion of the uterus) and is suspected... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Yes and no: While it's not necessary to specifically have periods, it is important to replace female sex hormones that your body would've naturally produced. Not ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Evaluation: There a different causes of cysts on sonogram. They can arise from the Fallopian tube or ovary. The size cyst you describe is small and common in some... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
It's common: It's not uncommon to worry about pregnancy after becoming sexually active. Birth control pills are even more effective (99%) after the first week of u... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Bartholin gland: Bartholin glands can become cysts then get infected and cause some pretty bad pain. I would recommend getting seen by your doctor ASAP or visiting an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Implantation: Implantation can happen around this time depending when fertilization happened but the changes that happen are on a microscopic level so you wouldn't ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Most likely: Most home pregnancy tests will have a line as a "control" meaning it should always show up. The second line is a test line and will show up if you're ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Lump: An exam by your OBGYN can easily answer that question! Can be a cyst, plugged hair follicle, etc
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
HIV: Sounds like you're having some pretty common health annoyances & are worried they're due to HIV. First, the chance of of getting HIV from 1 encoun... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Mass: There are several causes for ovarian masses including benign (not cancer) and malignant (cancerous). Blood work called tumor markers can sometimes hel... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Bleeding: Bleeding in pregnancy can be due to many things and that list changes as the pregnancy grows. It can be common in the first trimester but shouldn’t la... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Different causes: Vaginal dryness can be caused by many things including infection, topical medications, as well as different medical conditions. Infections are probabl... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Discharge: Vaginal discharge can be due to infection, irrigation, hormone changes, etc. Brown discharge can be infection or light vaginal spotting that has turne... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Possibly: There is always a possibility of pregnancy when a couple has sex, especially unprotected sex. Plan B is over the counter and very effective when taken... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Anovulation: Anovulation can be caused by many things including PCOS, high levels of prolactin, thyroid dysfunction, obesity, extreme dieting or exercise as well a... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Hysterectomy: Vaginal bleeding after a hysterectomy or menopause needs to be evaluated. It can be due to infections, trauma, or cancer. Get to your GYN asap for tre... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Pregnancy: Bleeding in pregnancy can be due to many things. It could be from something as simple as cervical dilation if those cramps were actually contractions.... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Cuts: Not sure why you would have cuts in the vagina unless trauma occurred during sex or insertion of a foreign body. What is more likely is severe irritat... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Fertilization: Discharge can vary but the cervix should be closed during this time.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Discharge: Discharge and vaginal discomfort towards the end of your cycle is more likely bacterial vaginosis. Blood can alter the pH of the vagina and predispose... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Unlikely.: I have never heard of a vagina falling off so rest easy Mickey! What can be happening is pelvic organ prolapse. Muscle and ligaments can weaken as we ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Abortion: Technically there is no limit to a number of abortions someone can have. That being said, pregnancy can be risky. Medical and surgical abortions have ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Antibiotics: Antibiotics can affect the metabolism of different medications including birth control pills however intrauterine devices effectiveness shouldn't be a... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Chlorine: Chlorine does damage hair. Keep your hair as healthy as possible by rinsing your hair after you get out of the pool. Shampoo and conditioner won't und... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Pores: From what you describe, It sounds like you may have enlarged pores or maybe blackheads. Mention it to your PCP or OBGYN to be on the safe side.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
No: There has been no association between pushing and formation of brain aneurysms. There have been concerns of increased risks of pushing in patients wit... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
More uncomfortable : Sleeping on your back during pregnancy can be very uncomfortable later in pregnancy as the uterus and baby can occlude the vena cava (a large blood ve... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Not likely: A fistula is not likely in this situation. When you pass gas, it has to go somewhere. If you're sitting down, it's likely some of the air travels *ahe... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Mass: Masses can benign (not cancerous) things like lipomas, fibromas, cysts, swollen lymph nodes, etc. it's a good sign that this mass isn't painful and is... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Go to your doctor: As far as your MRI is concerned, it's probably fine. The concerns with MRI are certain metals that can be moved due to the magnetic force. Many metals... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Yes: You can get a cycle even if you didn’t ovulate that month. If you’re concerned about ovulation, you can try home ovulation kits. Talk to your gyn to d... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Adderall: I believe you’re asking if adderall will be detected in baby. Adderall is a stimulant that does cross the placenta so it does get to baby. There aren’... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Antibiotics: Smoking marijuana shouldn't have any effect on the antibiotics.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are very common in young women and can resolve within 6 weeks. It is very possible that there wasn't a large cyst on that ovary when the... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Infertility: First step in evaluation would.be a detailed history regarding your medical, surgical, obstetric and gynecological history. How long have you been try... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Pregnancy: Having unprotected sex can cause you to become pregnant. Take a pregnancy test if you have a late period. I suggest scheduling an appointment with an ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Bleeding: Menstrual cycles can sometimes be "thrown off" when starting and stopping different hormonal birth controls. Heavy bleeding should be evaluated be a P... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
3 days: You should wait 3 days after using medications containing metronidazole before drinking alcohol as a portion of it can be absorbed systemically and ca... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Cosmetic surgery: Unfortunately there are not natural remedies to improve “sagging” breasts. You can always consult a plastic surgeon to discuss different types of cosm... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Not likely: An hcg level that low means you are not pregnant at that point.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Vaginal irritation: Sounds like you have some sort of vaginal infection. Do you have any discharge? You can try using an over the counter antifungal vaginal cream to see ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Irregular: Many things could cause changes to your period. It could be a cycle where you didn’t ovulate. The irregular bleeding could be due to the cervix which ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Pregnancy: It is possible to get pregnant anytime you have sex. It is not as likely that soon after your period but predicting that becomes really difficult in w... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Hand washing!: Hand washing is the best way to prevent spreading infections. Avoiding sharing utensils, food, and drink will also help decrease spread
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Testimonials
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Oct 28, 2016
Dr. Lopez is a fantastic Obgyn. Kind and compassionate. Full of energy. Wonderful to work with
HealthTap member
thank you for the advice and getting back to me this is so scarry i've never had it before it also limits my daily actions i will follow your advice once again thank you
HealthTap member
Very helpful how to get air sensation out went to urethra
HealthTap member
Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 2012MD

Residency

UT SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top Obstetrician and Gynecologist, First Place, the Dallas Region - Spring
2017
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