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Navita Modi

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Navita Modi, M.D. is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG). Dr. Modi has been in practice for nearly Fourteen years. Dr. Modi is Board certified (Diplomat of American Board of OBGYN) and has taken certified trainings to perform minimally invasive surgeries utilizing the most current technology in the surgical arena – da Vinci and Olympus 3-D. Dr. Modi’s interests include strong commitment to patient education, research in women’s health care, and teaching.

Dr. Modi has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of women’s diseases, especially dealing with the female reproductive system, performing advanced gynecologic surgeries, including diagnostic, emergency, and Urogyn procedures. Dr. Modi has an outstanding ability to provide care with emphasis on a holistic approach, treating the female patient as a physical, emotional, and social being. With her ability to establish rapport with the patients, unfailing flexibility, and adaptability to constantly changing circumstances, she has been able to deliver superior results under extreme pressures.

Dr. Modi has published various research papers and articles throughout her professional career. Dr. Modi has also received recognition awards for her outstanding performances – VIP award by Ohio Health and chosen among America’s Top OB/GYNs by Consumer Research Council of America, are a few.

Dr. Modi is dedicated to providing compassionate care to women of all ages. When not in the office or at the hospital, Dr. Modi enjoys spending time with friends and family, teaching and helping various charitable organizations.
15 years Experience
Navita Modi
  • Lanham, MD
  • Howard University Hospital
  • Accepting new patients

Why am I experiencing pain during intercourse?

There can be lots of reasons: sometimes it can be a simple infection or sometimes it is endometriosis. I will advise you to see your ob/gyn.

What foods should I avoid during my pregnancy?

Please avoid fish, and also avoid food which has lots of fat and carbs.

After I use an MTP kit, how long will I continue to bleed?

Wait for a week or two. If bleeding continues after that, you should see your ob/gyn, but anyway, your bleeding should not be heavy. In that case, you need to see your ob/gyn. READ MORE
Wait for a week or two. If bleeding continues after that, you should see your ob/gyn, but anyway, your bleeding should not be heavy. In that case, you need to see your ob/gyn.

How often should you have your IUD replaced?

It depends what kind of IUD you have. If it is Mirena, it comes out in 5 years, and if it is CU IUD, it comes out in 10 years, and if it is Skyla, it comes out in 3 years.

Extended heavy menstrual cycle

I advise her to visit her ob/gyn. Sometimes it can be hormonal changes for menopausal reasons or there can be underlying pathology. She may need imaging, too, but I don’t think READ MORE
I advise her to visit her ob/gyn. Sometimes it can be hormonal changes for menopausal reasons or there can be underlying pathology. She may need imaging, too, but I don’t think it is malignancy again.

Can sperm count be increased with exercise?

It can, but not that effective. You should consult a reproductive endocrinologist; they have ways to inject sperm like IUI (means intrauterine insemination).

Is it safe to have oral sex during pregnancy?

I do not think so, there is no literature saying that it can cause any problems.

Why do I have a lot of white discharge?

Not at all, it is not serious. It can be a yeast infection. Sometimes when you sweat it happens. I suggest you visit your ob/gyn and get checked.

Why am I gaining weight despite of exercise and diet?

Yes, absolutely. Visit your ob/gyn and tell her to check you for Polycystic syndrome.

I missed my period by 1 week. I want to take a pregnancy test. When should I?

You can do it now. If it comes back negative and you do not get your period, check it again in a week.

What are the risks of high blood pressure in the sixth month of pregnancy?

To have high blood pressure in pregnancy is not a good thing. It can cause lot of problems like placental abruption, DIC, eclampsia, or fetal demise, so I would visit an ob/gyn READ MORE
To have high blood pressure in pregnancy is not a good thing. It can cause lot of problems like placental abruption, DIC, eclampsia, or fetal demise, so I would visit an ob/gyn to get checked.

My period came 10 days early. Is this a problem?

To be on safe side, I will advise you to do a pregnancy test and also, if it is negative, wait for another week. If your period does not come in another week, then you should visit READ MORE
To be on safe side, I will advise you to do a pregnancy test and also, if it is negative, wait for another week. If your period does not come in another week, then you should visit your ob/gyn for a hormonal panel.

What can cause redness and itching around my vagina?

It can be allergic dermatitis. Make sure you did not use anything new which turned out to be allergic to your local area and also, quite possibly, it is not a fungal infection. READ MORE
It can be allergic dermatitis. Make sure you did not use anything new which turned out to be allergic to your local area and also, quite possibly, it is not a fungal infection. Please visit your ob/gyn.

Is it safe to use soap to clean my vagina?

That should be okay. Make sure you do not use any vaginal douches.

Why does my vagina feel sore and heavy after sex?

Make sure you clean yourself from front to back before and after sexual activity, and also your significant other, too. Also, make sure to visit your ob/gyn to r/o any infection READ MORE
Make sure you clean yourself from front to back before and after sexual activity, and also your significant other, too. Also, make sure to visit your ob/gyn to r/o any infection and also r/o endometriosis.

Are sexual lubricant gels safe?

Yes, I do not see any problems with them.

Is surgery the only way to treat uterine fibroids?

First of all, it depends on the size of the fibroids, and then options are OCPs, depo, and sometimes you can proceed with uterine artery embolization, but this option is only good READ MORE
First of all, it depends on the size of the fibroids, and then options are OCPs, depo, and sometimes you can proceed with uterine artery embolization, but this option is only good for patients who do not want children, so you should get a sonogram of your fibroids and see your ob/gyn for options.

How can additional UTI's be prevented?

You should stay on suppression therapy for UTI and also make sure to clean yourself and your partner before and after sexual activity. Also, try to use cranberry juice.

Anterior Prolapse

You should get checked by an ob/gyn to see how bad the prolapse is, and also it should not affect your sexual activity, but if it is bothering you as a bulge, there are non-surgical READ MORE
You should get checked by an ob/gyn to see how bad the prolapse is, and also it should not affect your sexual activity, but if it is bothering you as a bulge, there are non-surgical and surgical options that can help to get it fixed.

According to my latest scan, my baby is huge. Will it cause any problems in my delivery?

Make sure you do not have Gestational DM and also sometimes, if the baby is big, you may end up in a C-section. So, make sure you should have a thorough discussion with your ob/gyn READ MORE
Make sure you do not have Gestational DM and also sometimes, if the baby is big, you may end up in a C-section. So, make sure you should have a thorough discussion with your ob/gyn about mode of delivery.