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Need to find a free Ob/Gyn in Ohio?

Need to find a free Ob/Gyn in Ohio?

OAFC: See the Ohio Association of Free Clinics (OAFC) web site (link attached) and click on your county. Best wishes. Https://www. Ohiofreeclinics. Org/find-a-clinic/

Dr. Carol Major
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Obstetrics And Gynecology (Definition)

Obstetricians deal with pregnancy and helping women to have a healthy baby. Gynecology deals with women's reproduction health, so gynecologists treat reproductive health problems like irregular periods, vaginitis, abnormal pap tests. Gynecologists also help women to maintain or achieve overall health--and so address issues of ...Read more


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After c-section, ob-gyn asked if I wanted tummytuck&lipo. Thought he was joking&said yes, but he did right then! Free! Looks great, but that's weird, right?

After c-section, ob-gyn asked if I wanted tummytuck&lipo. Thought he was joking&said yes, but he did right then! Free! Looks great, but that's weird, right?

Yes Weird...: What you are describing is very unusual and generally not recommended. Most patients who undergo tummy tuck surgery do so many months/years after C-section surgery (best performed by board certified plastic surgeons). Best to have achieved a long-term stable weight prior to tummy tuck surgery. Best wishes; hopefully you will be very pleased, despite the unusual experience.

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What's a ob-gyn?

What's a ob-gyn?

Women's specialist: Ob-gyn is the short for obstetrician-gynecologist, the medical subspecialty that deals with women's issues such as pregnancy, menses, dysfunction and disorders of the female reproductive tract. They are certified md's with post medical school training (internship and residency) focusing on these areas and some taking further training to enhance their skills.

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Do I see ob gyn for frequent urunation?

If you are pregnant: Yes. If you have a primary care physician and you are not pregnant go and see him. If no primary care doctor and you have a relationship with a gyn see him. Frequent urination point toward urinary tract infection or sometimes diabetes.

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What kind of surgerycan an ob/gyn perform?

What kind of surgerycan an ob/gyn perform?

A variety: A general Ob/Gyn can perform most surgeries involving the female organs. They perform C/Sections; Hysterectomies; Laparoscopic procedures on the tubes, uterus and ovaries; tubal ligation; procedures on the cervix such as a LEEP or cone; incontinence surgeries such as TVT; and many other procedures. Best wishes.

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Is it better to have a male or female ob/gyn?

Is it better to have a male or female ob/gyn?

No difference: Male or female doesn't matter. It all depends on who you would feel comfortable going to and is an individual preference

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How should you go about picking a good ob gyn?

How should you go about picking a good ob gyn?

Ask family & friends: Ask around. Those "top doctor" awards can only go so far. So ask your family & friends who they like. Also know what you need from your ob/gyn. If you just need well woman "stuff", family physicians like myself are trained to provide that (some still deliver babies!). If you need surgery, then ask your family doc who s/he would recommend. Bottom line, ask around! Good luck!

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What licenses are required to become an ob/gyn?

What licenses are required to become an ob/gyn?

A whole lot: Ob/gyns complete college, followed by 4 years of medical school, and then a grueling 4 year residency program. In order to practice medicine, they must also pass a rigorous sent of exams. If this wasn't enough, some of them become board certified, which is an even more difficult exam. It is worthwhile to enter the medical profession, but it is not for the faint of heart.

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When exactly should I have my first OB/GYN appointment?

Before having sex: If you are sexually active, see your gynecologist any time now. If you are not, see her/him before you have sex to get advice about contraception, HPV vaccination, safe sex and if you wish to be pregnant to get pre-natal vitamins.

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Should you always get a 2nd opinion from another ob/gyn?

Should you always get a 2nd opinion from another ob/gyn?

No: Would not automatically get second opinions without a specific reason.

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What might I do to go about making an ob-gyn appointment?

Research: Do you have an obgyn physician? If not talk to your friends for opinions. Talk to your primary care physician. Research the internet. Must obgyn do not need referrals.

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Uhmm if you are 15 would it be recommended to see a ob/gyn?

Uhmm if you are 15 would it be recommended to see a ob/gyn?

Good idea: Ideally, a girl should first see a gynecologist around 13-15 years old. This will allow her to establish a relationship with her doctor, understand the importance of female health, and learn about issues that pertain to her body. Important topics like the menstrual cycle, puberty, std prevention, pap tests, and contraception can slowly be introduced. Pap tests should begin at age 21.

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How much does you're first prenatal ob/gyn appointment cost?

How much does you're first prenatal ob/gyn appointment cost?

You will have to: Call and ask. Every doctor will probably be close, but they will be different. Check with your parents to see if you have insurance coverage. Also, you may qualify for state medicaide.

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What certifications or licenses will I need on order to become an ob/gyn?

What certifications or licenses will I need on order to become an ob/gyn?

M.D. degree to start: Graduate medical school, take and internship/residency for 4 years, pass your specialty boards, get a state license to practice.

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What can I expect for me first ob/gyn appointment and what happens during it?

What can I expect for me first ob/gyn appointment and what happens during it?

Depends.: Things may vary slightly from one dr to another. In my practice, the first visit is spent discussing things like: the patient's symptoms, nutrition in pregnancy, common do'/don'ts of pregnancy, exercise, assessing need for nausea treatments, explaining routine prenatal care and expectations, doing the pelvic exam, screening for high risk conditions. We don't routinely do a sonogram til 2nd visit.

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How are an ob gyn and a gynecologist different?

How are an ob gyn and a gynecologist different?

OB/Gyn: An OB/Gyn is an obstetrician and gynecologist. An OB/Gyn takes care of pregnant and non pregnant patients. A gynecologist takes care of only non pregnant patients.

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What college classes would prepare me to be an ob-gyn?

What college classes would prepare me to be an ob-gyn?

Medical prep: Congratulations on your interest to pursue medicine. To start, every college/university has to follow a set core classes considered.

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What's your opinion on using a midwife instead of an ob/gyn?

What's your opinion on using a midwife instead of an ob/gyn?

Depends: You need to look at the training and credentials. A certified nurse midwife has training and experience that a lay midwife will not have. Check out the website of the american college of nurse midwives (http://www. Midwife. Org) for more reliable information. Our academic department has several certified nurse midwifes on our faculty as colleagues.

Dr. David Kurss
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Gynecology (Definition)

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Dr. Rebecca Thibodeau Khan
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Obstetrics (Definition)

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