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Dr. Michele L. Lemay, MD

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Dr. Michele L Lemay MD is a top OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) in Bradenton, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Michele L Lemay MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Michele L Lemay MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Michele L Lemay MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Bradenton, FL, Dr. Michele L Lemay MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
30 years Experience
Dr. Michele L. Lemay, MD
  • Bradenton, FL
  • Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Accepting new patients

Can a home pregnancy test show a wrong reading?

Yes it can have a different answer than you expect. It can be negative if you are too early and the hormone level is not high enough to be detected. Your doctor can draw a blood READ MORE
Yes it can have a different answer than you expect. It can be negative if you are too early and the hormone level is not high enough to be detected. Your doctor can draw a blood level.

If my pregnancy test is negative, why are my periods delayed?

You may be having delyed menses because you are not ovulating on a regular basis. Your doctor can order some lab work to see it you are ovulating. If you do not ovulate (release READ MORE
You may be having delyed menses because you are not ovulating on a regular basis. Your doctor can order some lab work to see it you are ovulating. If you do not ovulate (release an egg) on a regular basis you decrease your chance of getting pregnant.

I am having frequent bouts of fungal infection in my vaginal region. What should I do?

Many factors can influence your vaginal health. You should be checked to confirm it is fungal. Diet and hygiene habits can disrupt the vaginal pH and cause recurrent infections. READ MORE
Many factors can influence your vaginal health. You should be checked to confirm it is fungal. Diet and hygiene habits can disrupt the vaginal pH and cause recurrent infections. When you modify some of these factors you can decrease your infections.

I have missed my periods. Should I immediately meet a gynecologist?

Yes you could be pregnant. You can do an at home test, they are pretty reliable. If you have a positive test you should make and app with your doctor.

I have PCOD. What are my chances of conceiving?

People with PCOD usually respond well to fertility treatments.

What could be the reason behind sudden pain around my right ovary?

You can develop a cyst of your ovary that may cause pain. You should see your doctor.

Ovulation pain

The capsule around the egg can stretch and "pop". Some people feel pain during ovulation that will improve on its own.

How popular are water births?

Water births would need to be done at home or in a birthing center, in most areas. Depending on where you live, this may or may not be an option. ACOG, the board by which I practice READ MORE
Water births would need to be done at home or in a birthing center, in most areas. Depending on where you live, this may or may not be an option. ACOG, the board by which I practice does not promote out of the hospital births.

How can I differentiate between implantation bleeding and periods?

You can not always differentiate between the two. If you are having unprotected intercourse you risk the chance of getting pregnant. If you are faithful with your birth control READ MORE
You can not always differentiate between the two. If you are having unprotected intercourse you risk the chance of getting pregnant. If you are faithful with your birth control method your chance of pregnancy decreases. PMS symptoms can be similar to the signs of early pregnancy. A pregnancy test will give the answer.

Bed rest

Bedrest can vary depending on the severity of the condition that you are treating. Sometimes it means bedrest and only get up for shower and bathroom needs. Bedrest can also mean READ MORE
Bedrest can vary depending on the severity of the condition that you are treating. Sometimes it means bedrest and only get up for shower and bathroom needs. Bedrest can also mean 4-6 hrs of extra time a day in the bed. Your doctor will guide you how strict you should be.

Vaginal warts

Yes, freezing procedure to the skin are painful. There are different ways to numb the skin before a procedure.

What is cerclage?

simply stated, a cerclage ties the cervix closed.

Did my dental x-rays harm my baby? (first trimester)

The exposure to radiation during routine dental x-rays is minimal. They do routine shielding for just this reason.