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At what age should a female go see a gynecologist?

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

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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When should a lady get her first gynecologist exam?

When should a lady get her first gynecologist exam?

Depends: Most recommend pelvic exams by 21 or within two years of starting sexual activity.Some peds/adolescent med/fps provide these services as part of ongoing care of their patient population. Any sexual activity requires surveylance for std's. Your primary care provider may refer you for specific consultations when necessary. ...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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I went to the gynecologist yesterday for a pap and now my lady parts are moister than usual. Is that normal.?

I went to the gynecologist yesterday for a pap and now my lady parts are moister than usual. Is that normal.?

Not necessarily: Having a pap smear should not increase the moistness of your vaginal area, unless your simply feeling the results of the gel/lubricant the dr. May have used to help insert the speculum. ...Read more