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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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At what age should a female go see a gynecologist?

Depends on situation: If a woman has no gynecological problems: no probs w/periods, not sexually active, doesn't have pain, or need birth control - they may not see their gynecologist until age 21 (when the first pap smear is recommended now). But for any problems - they can see a gynecologist - at any age, for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Why does a gynecologist order a 17 alpha ohp test in a female ?

Why does a gynecologist order a 17 alpha ohp  test in  a female ?

NCAH: In females with hirsutism, irregular periods, recalcitrant acne, for example, this test will screen for the most common form of (non-classical) congenital adrenal hyperplasia. If significantly elevated, the hormonal source of the problem is more than likely the adrenal gland. An endocrinology referral would be the next step. ...Read more

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Question for a gynecologist. I live in vietnam and have a female personal issue. I am worried and in a lot of pain, please someone help.

Question for a gynecologist. I live in vietnam and have a female personal issue. I am worried and in a lot of pain, please someone help.

Need more info: In order to address your concerns, we would need more information about the nature of your problem. If you don't feel comfortable providing more details, please see a doctor near you as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Differences between men/women gynecologists. I've heard that women are less sensitive to thoughts/feelings. True?

Doctors Personality: I have heard these rumors myself over my career. But, of course the rumors or myths are not true. All kinds of physicians have all kinds of personalities. You should not choose your doctor on the basis of their gender. But, you choose someone who listens and answers your questions. ...Read more

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I'm nervous about asking my questions because I have never been to a gynecologist before. What should I do?

Prepare: I agree with writing down the list of questions prior to the appointment. Keep in mind that the physician is there for you. Bring someone if that would make you feel comfortable. Good luck. ...Read more

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