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Dr. Peter Liehr

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Colorado Springs, CO
male

Locations

Peak Vista Community Health Center

Colorado Springs, CO

Address

310 Printer's Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Directions

Practice website

Insurances accepted

Medica Health Plan

About

Bio

I grew up in Central America and saw first hand, every day, the sadness of need in a third world country. I went in to medicine to be a positive force in this world and to do a little good with my time here.

Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Colorado

Doctor Q&A

152 Answers
67 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy Cleaning: It is unlikely that any harm will come to your baby from a one time occurence of using a Lysol wipe without wearing gloves. You did well to wash you... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dyspareunia: Dr. McMullen had some excellent tips. To add, after long periods of non-use the diameter of the vagina can constrict a bit. One possible solution to... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: A hysterectomy is removal of the uterus.; an organ that is not hormonal active. Endoemetriosis is implants of the lining on the uterus on the inside ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian Cyst: I explain to my patients that every month, for most women, the ovary (left or right) makes an egg. An egg is a cyst. When the egg is released (ovulat... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
LLQ Pain: You raise two good possibilities for your pain. Unfortunately no one will be able to confirm, rule-out, or find alternatives without an exam. As you ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hyst Anesthesia: Epidural can be used for a non-laparoscopic hysterectomy. In combination with sedation, it can be a very good form of anesthesia and post-operative ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lipoleiomyoma: Lipoleiomyomas are a rare tumor that are almost always benign (ie not going to spread). Once removed you should be fine. Upon removing anything, spe... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hysterectomy: It is not clear what you mean by standard treatment. Hysterectomy is performed for multiple reasons including bleeding, pelvic pain, prolapse, and tu... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Amenorrhea: There are no over the counter drugs that will stop your menses. Under some circumtstances there are some drugs your Gynecolgist can use to create an ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy & Flu: You will want to go to your OB and insure that you don't actually have influenza (the true flu) because that can be very dangerous in pregnancy and mu... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Food Poison: If you have an acute onset of vomiting and diarrhea after eating something it’s highly possible you have a touch of food poisoning. Even if you weren’... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
UTI lower back pain: Lower back and pelvic pain is completely possible due to urinary tract infections. Your kidneys are located in the lower back region. The ureters dr... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnant?: If you believe you are pregnant a good first step is to confirm your suspicion with a home pregnancy test. Making lifestyle modifications that will f... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fainting: The fainting your daughter experienced is more likely due to dehydration and possible hypoglycemia coupled with intense physical exertion than it is w... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vag Discharge: Without an exam a diagnosis cannot be made. From your description this sounds like a different situation from yeast infections of the past and you wil... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ectopic History: Discuss with your Gynecologist doing an HSG. That test will tell if your fallopian tubes are completely blocked and hence not capable of allowing you... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy Cramps: Cramping in pregnancy is relatively non-specific. It's important to remember that pregnancy is not a normal state for a woman. The uterus has a ton ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy : Best estimates would put ovulation at day 14 or 16 so intercourse recommended on day 10, 12, 14, & 16 with abstinence on the in between days. Stay... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
DUB : You’re question needs some information clarification to give a good & full response. What I can tell you is a 9mm thickness is not abnormal and de... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HSV 2: If you are sexually active there lies the possibility that you could have contracted HSV 2 (Genital Herpes). As the natural course of an outbreak is ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
BV: If you have completed your antibiotic course, no delay of your biopsy should be necessary.
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post Hyst: It is sometimes confused that a hysterectomy results in menopause. While removing the uterus takes away menstruation, it’s actualy removal of the ovar... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
OB Care: It is generally nice to see an Obsterician in the first trimester to lay out the plan for the pregnancy and identify any issues that may complicate th... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Odd Scenario : Generally the confirmation that a person is a match to a potential recipient is a decision made in a lab after extensive testing of markers to insure ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy Sex: Some brown discharge (which is generally old blood) can occasionally occur after intercourse. A subchorionic hemorrhage is sometimes the culprit. Th... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post Hyst Bleeding: If you had a supracervical hysterectomy (cervix left) then you may experience some bleeding from time to time or even monthly for some women. If you h... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Semen: Hard to tell from just a description but bear in mind that ejaculate is made up of the clear seminal fluid and the white sperm. You are most likely j... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
First Tri Bleeding: Bleeding in the first trimester can occur in 15-20% of pregnancies. While it does not always spell doom for the pregnancy, you really should be follo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preconception : Ectropion is just the endocervical canal slightly visible at the cervical opening and a polyp is an overgrowth of that same tissue. Neither is worris... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hysteroscopy: You ask a question that is difficult to answer with only the information provided. Mainly, why would a 23 yo be needing a hysteroscopy and what was do... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Noodles OK: Yes it’s safe to eat your noodles. Enjoy! Add some blanched bok choy, carrots (or any veggies for that matter), and a fried egg to really spice it up... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Insurance Coverage: Start with a conversation with your insurance company to cofirm the doctor and his/her group, as well as the hospital out of which they practice, is o... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
R/O Ectopic: An ectopic cannot be ruled out without an ultrasound. If you have a history of risk factors that predispose you such as a prior ectopic or PID, you sh... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preg Massage: As long as you have no medical conditions that would place you or your baby at risk (confirm with your Obstetrician) you should be able to get a massa... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Estrogen Discharge: A vaginal discharge in newborn girls can be norml. High Estrogen levels present in the mother, postpartum, cross in the breast milk and stimulate the... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HIV Pregnancy: In women who's HIV level is less than 1000 copies/ml and taking ART, the liklihood of HIV transmission is low no matter what the route of delivery and... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dyspareunia : You have given two very broad symptoms with little else to go on so giving you a good answer will be difficult. When it comes to the two issues you de... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HSV 2 Testing: Generally HSV 2 is diagnosed either directly, by culturing an active lesion, or indirectly, by looking for the antibodies made when you’ve been expose... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Paragard IUD: While the Paragard can be associated with making your period slightly heavier, you shouldn't be bleeding heavily just from the placement itself. The ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nexplanon: You will still be protected. Extensive clinical trials are done before a product is used in the general public and the expiration dates are well estab... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No menses vaca : There are some medications (Provera being one) that can do what you are asking but nothing you would be able to buy over the counter. You will need to... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy Rash: Stretch marks can become very sensitive at the end of pregnancy and any superficial palliative measures such as creams or compresses will not hurt you... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood on TP: It’s pretty odd to have bleeding 12 weeks out from a hysterectomy. If your pelvic exam was normal then I think you can assume your Hyst is not the cau... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vericosities: The presence of a vulvar vericosity doesn’t guarantee you’ll have pain with sex. Try and see. If it does cause problems your Gynecologist may not be a... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post-menopause: As a probably post-menopausal women, your ovaries will naturally stop functioning and atrophy. When functional tissue is no longer working, it become... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post Surgery Sex: I recommend to my patients to wait 4-6 weeks before having intercourse after having a surgery where the uterus is instrumented. Consider that the ute... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
HIV & Condom: It is unlikely, if you had a condom on and there was no transfer of body fluids, that you would run the risk of having contracted HIV.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain Meds: That is a question for your physician. Generally cesarean patients are discharged with an NSAID (Ibuprofen, etc) and a narcotic. The narcotic need onl... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pre-malignancy: Differentiated VIN is a precursor to squamous cell carcinoma that can develop in the background of Lichen Sclerosis. I cannot comment on why one patho... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: Fibroids are generally found with the use of ultrasound but any of the imaging modalities can identify them. Once found, the real question is are the... Read More

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, TX
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

PARKLAND HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEM

Awards

1997 Resident teacher of the year

Affiliations

University of colorado hospital
Davinci center

Publications

Effect of periurethral denervation on smooth muscles of the lower urinary tract.
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