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Gynecologists Salem OR

Local resource for gynecologists in Salem. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to gynecological disease specialists, women's health specialists, sexual health counseling, obstetricians, pregnancy support, pregnancy tests, and dietary supplements, as well as advice and content on finding gynecologists.

Michael Andrew Murphy, MD
(503) 581-5611
875 Oak St SE Ste 5090
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1980

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Jonathan Edward Pugmire, MD
(503) 581-8636
633 Jason St NE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1998

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Thomas A Kahan
(503) 371-0606
700 Bellevue St Se
Salem, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Vicki Lynn Seller
(503) 315-5710
633 Jason St Ne
Salem, OR
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Michael James Bowen, MD
(503) 399-2424
2020 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Salem Hospital, Salem, Or
Group Practice: Salem Clinic

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Lois Ann Jensen, MD
(503) 399-2494
875 Oak St SE Ste 4090
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 1986

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Patricia Peterson, MD
(503) 399-2424
2020 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Salem Hospital, Salem, Or
Group Practice: Salem Clinic

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Cheryl Ann Lugenbill, MD
(503) 399-2424
2020 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Family Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Salem Hospital, Salem, Or
Group Practice: Salem Clinic

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Frederick Herman Frank, MD
2020 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1998

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Deborah Carolyn Dillon, MD
(850) 314-6500
875 Oak St SE Ste 4090
Salem, OR
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pretoria, Fac Of Med, Pretoria, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1986

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Gynecological Considerations & Concerns

There's more to your preconception health than simply eating right and exercising. You also have to consider your gynecological health before conception. You could have medical issues that you're completely unaware of, so before you start trying to get pregnant, schedule an appointment with your gynecologist or doctor for a checkup and testing.

Your doctor will give you a complete medical exam, including a Pap smear to check for cervical abnormalities or sexually transmitted diseases. Your physician will also do an internal examination with his fingers to feel the position and condition of your uterus. If he or she feels anything abnormal, or your medical history warrants it, your doctor may take a tissue sample or schedule an ultrasound. An ultrasound will show if there are blockages in the fallopian tubes or uterine cavity, which could prevent you from becoming pregnant.

Past surgeries or illness can cause scar tissue to build up in the pelvic cavity and fallopian tubes. If you do have scar tissue, your gynecologist will talk to you about your surgical options for removing it. In vitro fertilization, where fertilized embryos are implanted in your uterus, is another choice.

Endometriosis is a painful condition that causes tissue that is similar to the tissue in the uterus to form in other parts of the body, including the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Apart from pelvic discomfort, endometriosis can greatly affect a woman's ability to become pregnant. Scar tissue can build up in body cavities, and unfortunately 30-40% of women with this condition are infertile.

Part of your examination will also include your medical history. Your doctor will ask you questions about your menstrual cycle. If you have an irregular period, it could hinder your attempts to get pregnant, and your gynecologist can talk to you about the importance of tracking your ovulation. Your weight has a lot to do with your period if you are underweight, you may stop menstruating.

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