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I need a gynecologist in my area?

I need a gynecologist in my area?

Research: To find a gynecologist (or any other physician), there are several ways to go about getting the info you need. Ask your friends who they use, go the the local hospital's website and click on "find a doctor, " contact the local medical association, or go to the website for those board certified specialties. For gynecologist, the american college of obstetricians & gynecologists, www.Acog.Org. ...Read more

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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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I'm trying to find a good 5 star gynecologist in the Seattle area.

I'm trying to find a good 5 star gynecologist in the Seattle area.

Search: You can search the Obgyns in Seattle on Healthtap .Here is the link. Read their answers and see who might be a good fit for you. https://www.healthtap.com/#member/doctors/find_a_doctor/name/Obgyn%20seatle ...Read more

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Can a gynecologist help with cushings? As it is difficult to find an enodcrinologist in my area.

Can a gynecologist help with cushings? As it is difficult to find an enodcrinologist in my area.

Cushings: No, you must see an Endocrinologist, even if you have to travel some distance.

If that is truly impossible please see your local doctor who could then communicate with an Endocrinologist ...Read more

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I need a family dr., gynecologist, fertility dr. And dentist in the las colinas/irving, tx area or grapevine, tx area. Can anyone help me?

I need a family dr., gynecologist, fertility dr. And dentist in the las colinas/irving, tx area or grapevine, tx area.  Can anyone help me?

dentist: Go to the academy of general dentistry website
www.Agd.Org and search for a dentist in your area that is an fagd or magd
they have advanced training
otherwise ask friends or co workers for a recommendation. ...Read more

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Hi it's been 2 years since I had sex . I never been to gynecologist before . I always do a self check. Today I notice a black spot on my v area. ?

Hi it's been 2 years since I had sex . I never been to gynecologist  before . I always do a self check.  Today I notice  a black spot on my v area. ?

See Gynecologist: VGery important to see the specialist. Routine check-up and pap smear as needed will help insure there are no underlying problems. Any other suggested testing can be discussed with the Dr. Evaluation of the black spot will be of special concern. So important to see the specialist, especially with all that is going around and all the new means of testing for problems. Go, Go. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have a boil on my groin area do I consult a dermatologist or a gynecologist?

I have a boil on my groin area do I consult a dermatologist or a gynecologist?

Boil in groin: You can start w/your family doc. He/she will be able to deal w/it or refer you to the appropriate doc if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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During a breast exam, does the gynecologist check the underarm/armpit area?

During a breast exam, does the gynecologist check the underarm/armpit area?

Yes: To screen yourself for breast cancer start with a self exam: http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self-exam

If you feel anything concerning contact your doctor. ...Read more

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My blood tests have come out normal i hav pain in the area below my stomach and my lower back do I need a gynecologist hav not had my period for 16mon?

My blood tests have come out normal i hav pain in the area below my stomach and my lower back do I need a gynecologist hav not had my period for 16mon?

See your family doc : Start with seeing your family doctor or internist as they are able to handle most of your complaints. Early menopause, if that is in fact the problem here, has certain health ramifications which your doctor can discuss with you. A gynecologist can also address these problems. The pain in your back and lower stomach may or may not be related and your doctor has to sort this out for you. ...Read more

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How can I find someone in the boston area to aspirate a simple 6 CM fluid filled ovarian cyst? I met with a gynecologist-oncologist who thinks that the chance of cancer is very slim. I am a 44-year-old woman who is completely unwilling to risk losing th

How can I find someone in the boston area to aspirate a simple 6 CM fluid filled ovarian cyst?  I met with a gynecologist-oncologist who thinks that the chance of cancer is very slim.  I am a 44-year-old woman who is completely unwilling to risk losing th

Ask your Doc: Your doc should be able to refer you to the appropriate gyn or simply ask the gyn-onc you saw. It's also possible that your cyst is functional (normal) & will resolve on it's own (no surgery). If it persists or develops concerning features, a laparoscopic cystectomy (remove the cyst only) will preserve your ovary. They may suppress your ovulation with ocps if you are a good candidate, take care. ...Read more

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I need a gynecologist but i don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance ?

I need a gynecologist but i don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance ?

Yes: See a nurse practioner at a planned parenthood clinic. They are very reliable and knowledgeable. Best of all, it is not expensive to get care there. And usually they have a doctor on staff or by referral that
has reduced prices for patients
search on your favorite or google: planned parenthood........ ...Read more

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I am 17 and I haven't gone to the gynecologist yet or had a vaginal exam should I go or wait I will be 18 in a month?

I am 17 and I haven't gone to the gynecologist yet or had a vaginal exam should I go or wait I will be 18 in a month?

Obgyn visit: If you are sexually active or having a Gynecologic problem then schedule a visit. Birth control counseling and STD testing can be done. If you are not sexually active and just asking about timing of a first Obgyn visit then the answer is different. Routine pap smear testing begins at 21. HPV vaccination should be done. ...Read more

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How could a gynecologist help me?

How could a gynecologist help me?

In many ways: Seeing your gyn every year is a good idea. Though there are discussions in the literature about the need for yearly pap smears, it is prudent to see your gyn for a complete breast and pelvic exam, as well as to review your needs re: birth control, calcium/ vit d intake, breast self exam, diet, exercise, and to have a second set of eyes, in addition to your pmd, to evaluate you for non-gyn issues. ...Read more

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Can going to the gynecologist hurt?

Should not: Be too uncomfortable depending on what your situation is , most gyns take pride in not trying to cause pain when they do a pelvic exam, i rec going to a board certified experienced gyn. ...Read more