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i am a 70 year old healthy woman and how often should i have pelvic exams

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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Normal PAPs?: If your last 3 pap smears have been normal, you don't have a new sexual partner & no history of "female" cancer, then you don't need to get pap smears ... Read More
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Mammograms should be continued until about the age of 85. The best chance for detecting breast cancer is the mammogram. Pelvic exams are important ... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, gynecological exams aren't necessarily very comfortable for anyone! that being said, pid can make your cervix and uterus extra sensitiv ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Post op bleeding: I am not a surgeon--but bleeding 3 weeks post op does not sound usual for me--contact your surgeon ASAP
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
You are 41: You are older and trying to conceive. This can affect your ovulation and ability to conceive. If have been trying for a year, it's time to see a repro ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Getting a period or causing yourself to get a period will not in any way solve your infertility or ovulation problem. And, your problem, I am sorry to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rychlik
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Fertility : The peak age for achieving pregnancy is in a woman's 20's. Therefore, most women at this age get pregnant without difficulty. 85% of the people your a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
See an: infertility specialist and get evaluated. Your ovaries may not be working right.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possible causes: Making a human being is complicated. If you are having difficulty, its best to see an Ob/Gyn and get checked out. There are many causes if difficult ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Bartholin's cyst: It may be a bartholin's gland cyst. This can happen in anyone when the bartholin's gland gets blocked. Use warm compresses or warm soaks. If it does n ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Complete physical ex: You need a complete physical exam, blood test, pap smear and mammogram you need to be screened for hypertension, diabetese, high cholestero, thyroid ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Skin/energy: You should have a healthy balanced diet. Avoid overeating. Avoid unhealthy calories such as tose derived from fast food, carbonated drinks, fried and ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several: Most women with fibroids are able to concieve and carry a child normally. However, sometimes uterine fibroids may prevent pregnancy. And they may grow ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: The deletion involves only the diseased blood cells in your system. Before you marry, you, your prospective bride, and your hematologist need to have ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
NOT LIKELY: Prostatitis symptoms are pain, urination problems, sexual dysfunction, general health problems like feeling tired. Don't think you qualify.
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Dr. Ew Moffitt
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
When : When a person has cycles as irregular as yours, they are clearly not ovulating. The good news is that usually this problem is easily dealt with. It ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Be inclusive: When a new sibling enters the home, jealousy in the older sibling can occur. To minimize this from occurring, try to include the older sibling in many ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Get treated: It is nothing more than a common staph infection. Treatment can remove it from your body. You have no need to hide out or avoid the people you work wi ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Stress weakens you: Your main problem is stress-- these germs are having a field day at your expense. When under stress the body is weaker, as you've proved to yourself h ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: You should not concern about their discrepancy from what you've observed as long as their mental and physical growth is in its supposed normal range a ... Read More
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