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That depends on u: If u are uncomfortable with a man u can go to a woman gyn, most men and women try to do a non painful exam , but sometimes it may be a little uncomfortable due to your vaginal size or a problem u are having, there have been no studies done saying that either men or women do less painful exams, if u go to a male gyn he will have a female assistant in room during the exam and a female should also. ...Read more
Birth control: Ah, a neighbor from the North! Check out https://www.canadadrugs.com/products/marvelon/0-15-0-03mg/146470 (I'm not promoting website but it explains what Mirvala is and its equivalents). It's always a good idea to ask your doc to explain purpose of drug before accepting prescription. If not satisfied, ask pharmacist for help. Never take something w/o understanding risks, benefits & alternatives. ...Read more
Do gynaecologists care about what it looks like down there? I have always been super nervous about that
Mostly history: The exam you have will depend on whether you are sexually active. If you are, then you will have a speculum exam and a test called a Pap smear to look at the cells of your cervix. The doctor will also examine your uterus and ovaries using his fingers . It is a good time to talk about birth control and protection from disease. It is also a good time to ask about the HPL vaccine. BP check/blood work ...Read more
Visit cost: Visit costs are based on your current insurance provider and your agreed copayment or your insurance deductible. If your are uninsuredand are on a cash basis, the appointment is usually set for a minimum fee that can be agreed upon prior to the visit. The remainder of the visit cost may be paid at the end of te visit or you may be able to set up a payment plan. ...Read more
"3 blind mice": I am sure you remember this nursery rhyme song and that is exactly what happens to GYN's that try to "guess" what is wrong with a abnormal vaginal discharge without any form of examination. The diagnosis is often incorrect and the patient pays the price in needless medications, time, money, and angst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 21 and never been to the gynaecologist and I don't no where I should go for my first check up?
I have a hematometra, what is the cause? Should I be worried as I am not able to see my gynaecologist for 2 months ?
Had a abortion and the gynaecologist gave me pills then went home, today she was supposed to clean me but she didn't, what can i do to get cleaned . ?
I have a thick pasty discharge for about 4 months now.went to gynaecologist and nothing is wrong. Sometimes it's heavier than other days but won't go ?
Yes: If you are sexually active you need to have regular visits to check for STD's that might make you sterile or otherwise affect your health. If you retire for a while this would not be as important, but it is part of the routine when you make the choice to be sexually active. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had severe bleeding. My gynaecologist prescribed primolut, but the bleeding stopped before I could start taking the pills, do I still take them?
I would ask Provider: If you no longer need this treatment. Call the Provider and ask. ...Read more
See below: An OB delivers babies. A gyn takes care of problems of the female reproductive tract. The two fields are highly interrelated, so it is most common to practice both fields at the same time. ...Read more
Absolutely: Feel free to have a conversation about the reasons you think a specialist may be able to help. ...Read more