Dr. Hishalah Zvulon

Obstetrics and Gynecology
NY
22 years experience

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Specialties
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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

127 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Radiological evidence such as ct scan, MRI or ultrasound done in spaced intervals may demonstrate a growing fibroid over a significant time frame. Unl... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
There are many different types of birth control categories: spermicides, injectables, combined pills, mini pills, vaginal ring inserts, IUD (intrauter... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Due Date: Due dates are typically determined by your lmp and verified by an early ultrasound. The early ultrasound is more accurate in terms of determining date... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Gyn Eval: I would love to help you out and answer your question, however you need history/physical and labs to assess if there is an infection. Suggestion: sche... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Nausea: The symptoms of pregnancy varies and broad. Let's focus one common symptom. If the symptoms of pregnancy are moderate to severe, always discuss with y... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Depends: Constipation is common. It is important to eat fruits/vegetables and foods high in fiber. Also it is important to drink lots of water. Stool softener... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: Sudden onset of vaginal bleeding: the best thing to do is to notify your obgyn immediately or go to the nearest ER if it is a lot. A lot would be soak... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Pregnant?: It is important to practice safe sex always. Meaning always use condoms and birth control preferably long-acting reversible contraception. You can sch... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
The inflammatory exudate may have been discharge due to infection which may interfere with the reading. The good news is you are HPV negative. No prec... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Healthy Living: Provided that you are a young and healthy person, a well-balanced diet with fruits, vegetables, starch and protein based on the Mediterranean diet is ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Pregnancy: They are safe during pregnancy. Loprin is low dose aspirin and it is given to certain pregnant patients even during the first trimester. Duphaston is ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Stool : Ideally, your stool should come out soft and in longer pieces and not small circular pieces. This suggests you need to eat fiber-rich foods daily for... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
OTC pregnancy test: Urine pregnancy will work (positive test result) throughout all three trimesters of a live pregnancy. It will work when you are 5 months pregnant. It ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Bacterial vaginosis: The only way to confirm diagnosis of bacterial vaginosis is: see a provider to do speculum exam and wet mount. One needs to see 3 out of the 4: 20% or... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Plan B: Plan B is a form of emergency contraception. It prevents pregnancy from occuring when there is no established pregnancy. Plan B is not 100% effective.... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
With perfect use the pregnancy rate is 1.1% and typical use the pregnancy is 8-13%. Best option is to discuss with your Obgyn better birth control opt... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Extended use of oral birth control does not decrease fertility. Stay healthy, maintain BMI between 18.5-24.9 and live a healthy low stress lifestyle. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal Discharge: There is normal vaginal discharge and then there is abnormal vaginal discharge. Abnormal vaginal discharge typically is not the normal day to day disc... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Unprotected sex: The condom must have slipped off and it is broken. Consider going to your women's health provider for further examination. There may be additional mat... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Endometriosis: There are surgical and non-surgical options for the treatment of endometriosis. In your case, consider obgyn eval for appropriate treatment plan. Ther... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Carpal Tunnel: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is due to median nerve that passes through a narrow canal at the wrist becomes impinged due to swelling. Typically, there's dis... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Irregular bleeding: Depoprovera is known to cause irregular bleeding for the first 3- 12 months after administration. Either one has irregular spotting (i.e. spotting ou... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Combination: It is unlikely a major drug reaction taking topical clotrimazole and oral ibuprofen in general. Always discuss taking medications with your primary ca... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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22 years experience
Vaginal lumps: It is hard to determine the diagnosis without an evaluation including a physical examination. The best thing to do is to schedule an appointment with ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is worth an ER trip immediately and call your oncall obgyn immediately. Need to rule out preterm labor or other potential diagnoses.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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Migraine Triggers: Potential migraine triggers are the following: lack of sleep, wine, cheese, food preservatives, alcohol, lack of water, fasting, light, smoke, weather... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Anemia: Fibroids are benign growths but they cause problems. A common problem is heavy bleeding. Heavy bleeding may lead to anemia where one needs either iron... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal spotting: You need a further evaluation. During the first trimester, one may have vaginal spotting due to implantation bleeding or others may have diagnosis of ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Period: More information is needed. Consider a OTC pregnancy test. Consider going to your women's health provider (telemedicine) for further evaluation.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
OCP: It is hard to determine. I would need more information. Birth control pills have active and inactive medication. There is the active row with active m... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Not really. Since it has been 19 months and you have not yet conceived. The next best step is to schedule an appoint with infertility specialist or Ob... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
The typical use failure rate is 8-12% and perfect use failure rate approx1.1%. There are other birth control options w/lower failure rates. Norethindr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Light Bleeding: More detail is needed. However, there is a concern about a possible pregnancy since you appear to be late getting your period. Your periods should be ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Yes: Typically, there is a lot of blood work initially and there is blood work/ultrasound images at various stages of your pregnancy. First trimester ultra... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Pregnancy: Whenever there is unprotected sexual intercourse involved, there is always of possibility of pregnancy/ and STDs. There is sperm in pre-ejaculate flui... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Heart rate: This is an educational forum. No diagnostic/treatment information is allowed. In general, heart rate typically increases starting 5 weeks and it rema... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Skin tags: The best thing to do is to go to your primary care provider or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. This is important in order to provide a prop... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal Discharge: Unfortunately, this platform is not to be used for diagnosis and treatment suggestions. Instead, it is an educational platform. If you still have conc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
CIN: There are options such as "wait to see" (within the next 6-12 months) if CIN clears or perform surgical treatment such as LEEP or laser. I would discu... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Yes, depends?: Within 1 week following the removal of Nexplanon , the active medication that prevents pregnancy is depleted. Once nexplanon is removed ovulation occu... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Infection: Solely based on your story, it is too early to determine pregnancy. The definitive answer to determine pregnancy is a lab test. I am concerned about y... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
It is difficult to answer without a full examination. This could be a genital wart and not a mole. Best to schedule an appointment with obgyn.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Hemorrhoids : Consider witch hazel pads eg. Tucks if the hemorrhoids are protruding and provided that you have no allergies to listed ingredients. Make sure you eat... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Skin rash: In your case, consider telemedicine or go to your primary care md. Reason: one needs to see the rash and do a full history and physical before being a... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Plan B: If you got your period within 2-3 weeks following Plan B, it is unlikely you are pregnant.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
PID: PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) is an infection of the pelvic organs. Typically, patient complains of lower abd pain, fever, nausea and vomiting. T... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Cats: Potential cat allergy. Consider going to an allergist for diagnostic testing and treatment. Stay safe.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Cone biopsy: Yes, it is possible to get a repeat cone biopsy. Cone biopsy typically treats cervical intraepithelial neoplasia, precancerous lesion of the cervix.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Scar: It is difficult to determine without an evaluation. It could be a hypertrophic scar, keloid, and so forth. It is difficult to speculate without visual... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal bump: One needs to examine the area in order to make a determination. This forum only allows for education. Since it is painful to touch and it hurts while ... Read More
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Aug 22, 2020
Thanks alot doctor, and thanks for the response
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if its not menopause then what else can it be.think you for responding
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Thank you! To clarify, I’ve only been TTC for 2 cycles, not all 19.
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Thank you for your helpful answer and kindness. :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, NY
Graduated 2001MD

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