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Dr. Elizabeth K. Chung, M.D.

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. Elizabeth K Chung M.D. is a top OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) in Skokie, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Elizabeth K Chung M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Elizabeth K Chung M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Elizabeth K Chung M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Skokie, IL, Dr. Elizabeth K Chung M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
32 years Experience
Dr. Elizabeth K. Chung, M.D.
  • SKOKIE, IL
  • University of Chicago, the College
  • Accepting new patients

What can I do to prevent my vaginal infection from recurring?

Hi, you are not alone. It is important to find the exact cause of your recurrent vaginal infections. Are they yeast vaginal infections and/or bacterial vaginosis? Using Summer’s READ MORE
Hi, you are not alone. It is important to find the exact cause of your recurrent vaginal infections. Are they yeast vaginal infections and/or bacterial vaginosis? Using Summer’s Eve Medicated Douche after intensive sexual activity can help. For further information, you may wish to read my blog on this subject: http://blog.oasishealth.care/vaginitis-culprits-gynecology-heartache/ and http://blog.oasishealth.care/gynecology-anguish-vaginitis/.

Take care,

Elizabeth K. Chung, MD

What is the recommended dose of folic acid I should take when planning to conceive?

I'm happy for you. Routine supplementation is 400mcg/day (0.4 mg/day). Women who have conceived/delivered an infant with neural tube defects need to take 4mg/day. Elizabeth READ MORE
I'm happy for you. Routine supplementation is 400mcg/day (0.4 mg/day). Women who have conceived/delivered an infant with neural tube defects need to take 4mg/day.

Elizabeth K. Chung, MD - Oasis Health

What does a watery discharge mean?

Hi, I am sorry you have a gynecological concern. You may be right - you may have an infection called bacterial vaginosis. Please see a physician for proper diagnosis and therapy. READ MORE
Hi, I am sorry you have a gynecological concern. You may be right - you may have an infection called bacterial vaginosis. Please see a physician for proper diagnosis and therapy.

What is cerclage?

Your friend has a weak cervix, called cervical incompetence or insufficiency. Cervical cerclage is a surgical stitch placed on the cervix. It prevents the weak cervix from opening READ MORE
Your friend has a weak cervix, called cervical incompetence or insufficiency. Cervical cerclage is a surgical stitch placed on the cervix. It prevents the weak cervix from opening early in pregnancy, leading to miscarriage as well a premature birth.

There are various methods: McDonalocedure is most popular. However, some women may be more suitable for Shiradkor procedure-a bit more complicated process.

I know your friend will be careful during this pregnancy: Bedrest and abstaining from sexual intercourse will help.

Good Luck!

Is my constipation normal?

Hi, I am sorry you are having constipation issue. It is so uncomfortable! Constipation for 5-6 days is not normal. Is it from medications? Is it Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Is it READ MORE
Hi, I am sorry you are having constipation issue. It is so uncomfortable! Constipation for 5-6 days is not normal. Is it from medications? Is it Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Is it other causes? Please see a doctor.