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How expensive is it to get a standard check up (I'm assuming standard is for the OBGYN) for a female with no insurance?

How expensive is it to get a standard check up (I'm assuming standard is for the OBGYN) for a female with no insurance?

Local Question: That is a question for your local community. We would not have this answer on this international website to help patients with their medical problems. ...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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Is there a reason OBGYN's are against female sterilisation?

Female sterilization: The gynecologists are not necessarily against female sterilization. They just want to ensure the following prior to sterilization to minimize risk for tubal regret after the procedure:
1. That decision for sterilization was not due to outside pressure.
2. It was based on adequate consent that discussed the procedure, risks, benefits and other potential alternatives.
3. Permanency of procedure. ...Read more

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Can I please get a recommendation for a good obgyn at Netcare Parklane Hospital preferably a female?

Can I please get a recommendation for a good obgyn at Netcare Parklane Hospital preferably a female?

OB GYN: Please look up the hospital on the net and read the doctor profiles. Remember that the evals of patients are not very reliable. Ask friends or family treated there about their opinion. Look for board certification. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm looking for a female obgyn in my area of 76542 area code in killeen tx can you help me? I just had a baby 2weeks ago and I need to be seen.

I'm looking for a female obgyn in my area of 76542 area code in killeen tx can you help me? I just had a baby 2weeks ago and I need to be seen.

Call local hospital: I would contact the hospital where you delivered (unless it was a home birth), ask friends for recommendations or ask your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Female with Testosterone 229, DHEAS 165, AFP 24. Is it possible that the cause is ovary related even though OBGYN saw nothing during laparoscopy?

Female with Testosterone 229, DHEAS 165, AFP 24. Is it possible that the cause is ovary related even though OBGYN saw nothing during laparoscopy?

Its possible: You have an elevated testosterone level. The reasons are many and will require more extensive hormonal testing, preferably by an endocrinologist to determine the cause and likely treatment. Regarding the negative lap, ovaries can appear totally normal in early processes of diseases such as poly cystic ovary syndrome and others. Get a work up by an endocrinologist or an OBGyn subspecialist ...Read more

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Itchy peeling vaginal area and groin rash plus yeast infection symptoms what do I do 20 female should I see an obgyn or dr?

Itchy peeling vaginal area and groin rash plus yeast infection symptoms what do I do 20 female should I see an obgyn or dr?

See PCP: See your primary care doctor first. Some PCP's will not do pelvic exams so check with yours to see if you should see a GYN doc instead. If you normally see a GYN for pelvic exams go there. Health departments can sometimes evaluate and treat for pelvic infections/problems. ...Read more

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How do I find an obgyn?

Check phone book,: Call a local hospital or insurance company and they can give you OB? GYN doctors in your area. ...Read more

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How to find a good obgyn?

Read on healthtap: You can read many of the answers written by Obgyns in San Antonio on healthtap and see which doctor you like. You can ask your primary care doctor for a recommendation. You can ask your friends who they saw. You can also contact your local hospital and ask for a referral list. ...Read more

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How often should you see your obgyn?

Usually annually: If you do not have problems and have never had an abnormal pap smear, you should see you ob/gyn once a year. Clearly, when you are pregnant, you need to go according to the plan they tell you. ...Read more

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When do women usually first see a obgyn?

Girls and Gynecology: When they are beginning to menstruate; if not then, then when they become sexually active or are about to be sexually active so that birth control can be started and the pap smear testing to begin. ...Read more

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Should you shave before you see an obgyn?

Should you shave before you see an obgyn?

Not recommended.: Shaving can be irritating and could cause a skin infection. It is a personal choice. You definitely do not need to do it before seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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Why did you enter the field of being an obgyn?

Why did you enter the field of being an obgyn?

Good question: For me, it was because I really love delivering babies, find gyn surgery fascinating & challenging and my days are never the same, kind of like forrest gump's box of chocolates. ...Read more

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Can anyone recommend a good obgyn in tampa fl?

Strictly personal: I am not an ob/gyn and do not know many as I am in a very different field, but my wife and I used dr. Palmer at usf health/tampa general and he was excellent, with prenatal, perinatal and postnatal care. So, this is more of a personal than a professional recommendation, but hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the training needed to become an obgyn?

What is the training needed to become an obgyn?

About 12y post high: In general a 4 y college degree, 4 years of medical school and 4 year obgyn residency. If want to specialize maybe 3 more. ...Read more

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How much time would it take to become an obgyn?

12 years: 4 years of college, 4 years of medical school, and 4 years of training to be an obstetrician/gynecologist. ...Read more

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What age should teenagers start seeing an OBGYN?

When to see GYN?: In my opinion, there is no reason in an otherwise healthy teenager who is not sexually active or considering to be to see an OB/GYN until that is the case. ...Read more

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Where are the real good obgyn in detroit michigan?

Use search feature: Healthtap has a great feature where you can search for doctors in your area. Type in detroit, mi in the search bar then click on doctors. You can read about local doctors on the virtual practice page. You can even read answers they have given other patients on their page to get a feel for who they are as a doctor. This is a great way to find the right doctor for you. You can even schedule an appt! ...Read more

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I would like to be a future obgyn where do I start?

I would like to be a future obgyn where do I start?

Welcome!: If you are in college you will need the basic science courses and a well rounded curriculum. You will need to take mcats and apply to medical school. In the 3rd and 4th years of med school take a variety of elective rotations to make sure you OB is the right choice. You will apply to residency programs in ob/gyn, 4 years later, voila an ob/gyn! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about different sub-specalties of obgyn?

Can you tell me about different sub-specalties of obgyn?

The subspecialties: Critical care medicine,
female pelvic medicine and     reconstructive surgery urinary incontinence & prolapse of the pelvic organs,
gynecologic oncology cancers of the reproductive organs,
hospice and palliative medicine,
maternal and fetal medicine management of high-risk pregnancies, reproductive endocrinology/infertility biological causes and interventional treatment of infertility. ...Read more

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I need an obgyn in my area 95826 that takes my insurance?

I need an obgyn in my area 95826 that takes my insurance?

See below: The easiest way to find this out is to look online at your insurance company's provider database or call them up to search for ob/gyn's in your area. The second method is to cold call several ob/gyn's in your area and ask the receptionist if they take your insurance. The third method is to get a referral from your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Do regular obgyns do pre-natal tests or only perinatologists?

Do regular obgyns do pre-natal tests or only perinatologists?

Prenatal care: General ob/gyns do all routine prenatal testing - OB profile lab, genetic screening, diabetes screening. Many also do ultrasound exams. For more complex evaluation and testing they may refer you to a perinatologist. ...Read more

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How do obgyn knows the difference between a virgin and not a virgin

How do obgyn knows the difference between a virgin and not a virgin

They don't always: If the hymen is intact, then no penis has been in the vagina. If there is an std, then they are almost certainly not a virgin. Other than than that, you can not tell for sure by doing any test or physical exam. ...Read more

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What does an obgyn do and about how much do they delegate to nurses?

What does an obgyn do and about how much do they delegate to nurses?

Depends: If it is a pa/np they can delegate almost everything whilst they are the supervising physician. The nurses can do colposcopies, biopsies, scans etc. Obviously, major surgical procedures are done by the md. ...Read more