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Lymph node near breast that burns to touch, what could it be? Going to doctor (gyno) soon but driving me crazy
Hard to tell: It may be from an infection (based on your age) but it is best to wait for your gyn's opinion ...Read more
Pain during sex I have been complaining to my doctor and gyno. For years about my pain during sex. It's so painful it makes me cry. I don't even like sex now. I never used to have this problem.
I always had an awesome sex life until the last few years
Chronic : Chronic or recurrent pain during, before or after intercourse is called dyspareunia. There are a number of possible physical causes. You mentioned a history of sexually transmitted diseases. One possible complication of sexually transmitted diseases or infections is pelvic inflammatory disease. There are a variety of other conditions such as enodometriosis which could cause pain during intercourse. If the womanâ€™s genital area is not lubricated it could lead to pain. Some medications can cause a decrease in lubrication. You indicated that you developed this problem just prior to leaving your last partner. If there is not a change in your medical status, no injuries, no new medications which might impact sexual arousal or vaginal lubrication, no adverse reactions to new methods of birth control; have not had a baby recently, you are not perimenopausal etc; then it might be appropriate to look at other possible factors. A womanâ€™s vagina becomes lubricated when she is sexually stimulated. If your partner is not aware of how to arouse you or there is inadequate foreplay, you might not be adequately lubricated prior to penile penetration. If there is tension in the relationship with your partner or if there is a lot of stress in general, that can effect your sexual response. If there has been a previous history of sexual abuse, even if you have been having satisfactory sex, it might create symptoms at a later time. I recommend that you give your partner feedback if there is inadequate foreplay or provide specifics about what you find stimulating. I recommend that the next time you talk with your doctor or gynecologist that you tell him/ her directly that painful sex is impacting your life and that you want to be evaluated specifically for this problem. It is important however, that if you want the focus to be on dyspareunia that you donâ€™t bring it up in the context of a number of different medical issues. Hopefully, your medical provider will be responsive to your concern using this approach. ...Read more
I'm an 18 year old girl & I was wondering, can I ask questions about sexuality to a regular doctor? (Not a gyno) I'm just confused about some things
Certainly: Your primary care doctor is a great resource. Write down your questions so that you don't forget anything and schedule a visit. Good luck! ...Read more
My primary physician recommended i see a gyno for my bacterial vaginosis, how do I find a really good gyno doctor?
Recommendation: Seek out someone who is board certified and convenient to your home or work. You can always check online for health grades as well. Bv is easily treated, but recurrent BV may require more than one visit and changes to you vaginal hygiene. You local hospital should have a list of board certified gyns on their websites physician search. ...Read more
If i'm a teen and wanting to be put on birth control for sexual reasons and regulating periods, what can my gyno doctor disclose to my parents?
Usually what you: Allow them to tell your parents.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have got itching in my vagina, doctor gave me gyno-pevaryl 150 mg ovules for 3 days.I used a day n next day got my period. Can it be used during it?
I have gyno, doctor advised of high prolactin levels waiting on specialist, advised to come of vitamins since this I have been getting sore heads ?
First 2 annual gyno apt, doctor has not preformed a breast exam or rectal exam- only does pap & bimanual quickly. Is this something I should ask for?
Could you tell me if my doctor already checks the hood, would i still have to go to a gyno right now?
It depends: It depends on the problem and what you family doctor does or does not find. ...Read more
I have a questing relates to gyno.
I am a married man. Just 2 months before I married. But now I am abroad. I wish to take my wife also with me.
The questions is we are planing to get kids after 1 or 2 year. Is that any problem will occu
Need to see doctor: And have them examine you.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should I see a primary doc, gyno, or a specific specialist for pain in bladder area? Who is best to see?
Start with Primary: All specialismts appreciate a full history & physical & basic bloodwork when consulted. Sometimes, say if your symptoms are due to a simple bladder infection, your primary doc can manage it. Some primary care docs do gyn exams too and diagnose gyn infections. So that is a good place to start. Trust me, you will be referred if necessary (99% of the time). Hope it is something easy to treat! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any advice? I have never had a paps smear and know i should. Do i just go to my regular doctor or do I need a gyno?
Been 1yr from time i stopped taking pill. When i was 12yr just got my cycle once than nothing. I went to a gyno doc & recommend the pill what i do?
Minor cp, gyno exams a bit difficult b/c of tensing. My doc is great but i get embarrassed. How to relax? Dreading internal exams as result, advice?
What makes a Gyno an excellent doc? What should patients look at & search for?How many years in profession to become a good doc? When's a Gyno expert?
Regardless of : specialty & it does include OB GYN, a great doctor is one who is competent, compassionate, a good listener & truthful or honest w/U. The years in practice is relative. Any doctor graduating from medical school whether they're the top or bottom of their class, graduate with a MD or DO. he years spent in internship & residency is up to 110 hours/week of training (mine did!) Go by positive referrals! ...Read more
Too much school.: After at least twenty years of formal education, we're about 30-35 years old before we even start working. And we usually never retire. And we don't sleep nearly enough, so we always seem to look tired. Or maybe we just look that way because we're always so deep in thought. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers