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Gynecology (Definition)

Gynecology is health care of women, particularly focused on women's reproductive health, but considering the whole woman. Typically health care is provided by physicians trained in obstetrics ...Read more


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What do men need to know about gynecology?

What do men need to know about gynecology?

Interesting question: Gynecology is the field of medicine dealing with women's health usually unrelated to obstetrics. Women's health needs, in general, exceed those of men and they require yearly visits to address those needs. Birth control, cancer screening, and eventually child-bearing are important parts of gynecology and the practice of taking care of women. Does this answer your question? ...Read more

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What can I expect during a gynecology exam?

What can I expect during a gynecology exam?

Cancer check: A pap test looks for cervical cancer. The doctor will inserrt a speculum into the vagina to look at the cervix and take a sample of cervical cells to send to the lab. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: gynecology?

What is the definition or description of: gynecology?

Women's health: Gynecology is health care of women, particularly focused on women's reproductive health, but considering the whole woman. Typically health care is provided by physicians trained in obstetrics (pregnancy care) and gynecology. ...Read more

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First gynecology exam :( really scared and nervous. What can I expect?

First gynecology exam :( really scared and nervous. What can I expect?

Good for you: I applaud you for seeing a gynecologist. All women should see their gynecologist annually for a pelvic examination. At the visit, you can get all your questions answered about birth control, prevention of stds, any issues with your menstrual cycle, pregnancy preparation/advice, and other women's health issues like mammograms, vaccinations, vitamins, etc. Just stay relaxed. ...Read more

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How much for a classical gynecology consultation and for an eventual test please?

Varies: Per doctor and area of the country. You will need to call a specific doctors office and ask. ...Read more

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Gynecology problem..Is there any solution in aruyveda ?

Gynecology problem..Is there any solution in aruyveda ?

Possible: Several herbal medications are described for woman's health in the ancient medicine of india but their scientific validity need to be tested, however can be taken as complimentary to accepted treatments. ...Read more

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My first gynecology apt is today so what should I expect?

My first gynecology apt is today so what should I expect?

Depends on age: Adolescents may not have pelvic exam but couselling, education. Sexually active women over age 21 will undergo pap testing and std testing as indicated. Pelvic exam may or may not be performed. Breast exam may be performed. Pap test done using speculum (slender metal or plastic device) that allows clinician to view cervix. Std testing may be w/ speculum or urine test. ...Read more