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Dr. Hishalah Zvulon

Obstetrics and Gynecology
NY
22 years experience

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Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

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127 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal discharge: I am not aware of the background information (see your obgyn), it's difficult to surmise without further details. Vaginal discharge typically is white... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Fibroid removal: It is difficult to say. It depends on you and your expectations, your doctor and the fibroid(s). Fibroids can be removed surgically (minimally invasiv... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
There are multiple medications to treat hot flashes. The medication with highest satisfaction rate contains hormone called estrogen. One needs to weig... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Breast Lump: I do not want to alarm you. This should be followed by your women's health provider ASAP. There is breast tissue that reaches the arm pits called the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Wire bras: If the wired-bra is properly-fitted and you are wearing the correct size, unlikely wired bras would cause chest pain/breast pain. However, if you are ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Breast Discharge: White breast discharge with normal color breasts--manipulation---followed by purplish nipples. Do not be alarmed. You may be pregnant or taking medica... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Irregular Menses: It is difficult to diagnose without a history/physical exam/labs/radiological studies. However, based on what was stated, it sounds like you need to s... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Normal diet: It is hard to say in your case: no chart/history available. However in general, aldactone prescribed to treat hirsutism/PCOS is given to pts with norm... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
PCOS: Sometimes with an abrupt discontinuation of birth control, hair may fall out. Spironolactone is not birth control, but it is being used to treat PCOS.... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal Spotting?: I would love to answer your question, but more details are needed in order to provide an answer. Schedule an appointment with your obgyn for definitiv... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
I am sorry that you’re going through this. It is difficult to determine without the full story, a physical exam, lab work and so forth. This forum is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Body Temp: There is a slight rise in body temp prior to menses and prior to ovulation. However, the temperature difference is only 1 Celsius; unlikely noticeable... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal Discharge: Asymptomatic vaginal discharge is normal when it is clear or white. However, if there is a color change from the norm or if there is an odor or new on... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal lesion: The best action would be to see a gynecologist for an evaluation. it is hard to say without visualizing the lesion. However, one can have melanoma in ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Surgery: The best thing to do is write a list of your concerns/questions and discuss those concerns/questions to the surgeon who will be performing the procedu... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
C-section Reasons: Preference is always a vaginal birth, however that is not always safe and possible. There are several medically-indicated reasons to give birth by c-s... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Clear Discharge: The average age of menopause is 51.5 years old and symptoms associated with menopause are vaginal dryness and hot flashes. Menopause is caused by a pe... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Internal Probe: It is difficult to determine. This study is necessary since a transvaginal probe would provide a better view of gynecological organs than transabdomin... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Severe pain: Since the pain is severe, consider calling her obgyn ASAP for further immediate evaluation and treatment.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Fertility Issues: I am sorry to hear that you have been trying to become pregnant for over two years. I do not know where you and husband had a fertility test, but sinc... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Unlikely: Plan B is emergency contraception taken within 3 days following unprotected sex. After taking Plan B, period typically occurs 1-2 weeks afterwards. Fo... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Dominant Follicle: Yes. Dominant follicle contains an egg and once the follicle reaches 2 cm typically ovulation happens where the follicle releases the egg.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
CA125: CA125 is a tumor marker to screen/monitor ovarian cancer. If CA125 is normal, you may still have other types of cancers. CA125 does not screen for all... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Black Women's Health: The answer is not entirely clear/ more studies are needed. According to American Journal of Epidemiology by Wise et. al, there was an association bet... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Birth Control Pill: Typically certain medications, emesis may affect the absorption of birth control pills. Unlikely, loose stools would affect the absorption, however pr... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Breast pain: Nexplanon is an excellent long-acting reversible form of contraception. One of the side effects of Nexplanon is breast tenderness. Even so, it is best... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Incontinence: There are just 2-3 main solutions for urinary incontinence. The solutions are surgery, incontinence ring pessary (ring with a bulb) and medications. ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Transmission: I do understand your concern & the question is broad. STD (sexually-transmitted disease) is transmitted sexually if one neglects to use proper bar... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
The definition of ovulation is the release of the egg from the ovary. This occurs prior to the start of menses. Once the egg is released and there is ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
If you have concerns the best course of action is to discuss with the provider who inserted the IUD, by scheduling an appointment for an examination. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal Dryness: Vaginal dryness occurs during the perimenopausal period, menopausal period and sometimes postpartum period particularly among lactating moms. Certain ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
This platform does not allow diagnosis. Also, more info is needed: history, physical exam, lab/radiological studies if warranted. If you are experienc... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Brown discharge: Brown discharge typically indicates oxidized blood i.e. "old blood." Brownish discharge for 8 days is too long. It is difficult to diagnose without a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal Bleeding: There are many reasons for irregular vaginal spotting. There may be an endometrial polyp, submucosal fibroid, hormone imbalance, infection or low dos... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Weight gain: Typically, ovarian cysts do not make you gain weight. Unless, the cysts are v.heavy, contains solid material and larger than the size of a basketball.... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Weight gain: If this concerns you, discuss this with your obgyn/midwife. Typically, one should gain wt throughout the pregnancy (0.5-1 lbs/wk). However, appropriat... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Knowledge is limited regarding meth use while pregnant let alone after quitting. Meth use while pregnant are associated with the following: low birth ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Vaginal bleeding: I would advise to return to your doctor since the medications are not working. Further examination is needed.
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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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Prolonged VB: Prolonged vaginal bleeding (vb) can be caused by multiple reasons. Consider gyn evaluation consisting of history, physical exam including pelvic exam,... Read More
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Reversible contraception: IUD w/levonorgestrel and Nexplanon have the lowest pregnancy rates at 0.2% and 0.05% respectedly. iUD is implanted in uterus... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
It is difficult to determine without history and physical examination. The best thing to do is to consider either a telemedicine visit/schedule an app... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Witch hazel pads helps. Witch hazel pads are OTC in US, but I am not sure if it is in your country. Always keep hydrated and eat a high-fiber diet. So... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Infection: The only definitive way to diagnose UTI vs vaginitis is to be evaluated by a women's health provider. History, physical exam and possible culture bas... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Menstrual Cramps: Motrin is a NSAID that decreases the amount of prostaglandins theorized to contribute to dysmenorrhea (painful periods outside of other gynecological ... Read More
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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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Pruritis: This forum doesn't allow diagnosis. In order to make a proper diagnosis/treatment, one needs history, physical exam and some times lab work and/or rad... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hishalah Zvulon
22 years experience
Fibroids: African American race, age, family history, obesity.
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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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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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