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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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Can a doctor find out if you have had an abortion. Plz suggest sir?

Can a doctor find out if you have had an abortion. Plz suggest sir?

Not really: No, your doctor will most likely not be able to tell if you have been pregnant in the past by doing an exam. However, it is of utmost importance that you tell your doctor about you complete medical and surgical history because it can affect any current or future pregnancy in significant ways. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If i want to see a sonogram technician do I have to see a gynecologist?

If i want to see a sonogram technician do I have to see a gynecologist?

Depends: If you are pregnant there are many independent techs who will do your ultrasounds for cash. Without a md referral your insurance will not cover it. ...Read more

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Can you go to a clinic to see if you are able to get pregnant or just a obgyn?

Can you go to a clinic to see if you are able to get pregnant or just a obgyn?

Why?: If you are not able to get pregnant then you should go to a fertility center. If you just want to get pregnant you do not need testing or permission from a doctor. If you are cycling regularly you are ovulating. Sperm left in the vagina in the five days leading up to Ovulation are the sperm that will cause pregnancy. ...Read more

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Would i see a neurologist to find out if I have aspergers?

Would i see a neurologist to find out if I have aspergers?

A Psychiatrist: A psychiatrist, especially a board certified child psychiatrist would seem best to be able to make the diagnosis of asperger syndrome. All child psychiatrists, like myself, are also general?Adult psychiatrist. We have special expertise being able to diagnose conditions usually beginning in childhood, as is the case here. A good book is asperger syndrome byu tony attwood. ...Read more

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Can a clinic doctor refer a specialist or does it have to be a family doctor?. Cause i think i need to see a gastroenterologist.

Can a clinic doctor refer a specialist or does it have to be a family doctor?. Cause i think i need to see a gastroenterologist.

Insurance issues: America is a free country, so any patient can see a gastroenterologist, without having to get permission from another person. The restrictions are insurance issues, meaning lower quality insurance will have more restrictions, and cause more trouble for patients and doctors... But such insurance (hmo's, medicaid, etc.) is cheaper or paid by the taxpayers. Always try for ppo insurance or better. ...Read more

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Can a primary healthcare doctor check to see if my husband is infertile?

Can a primary healthcare doctor check to see if my husband is infertile?

Infertile husband: Absolutely! Please go to the doctor with your husband and all details will be evaluated and discussed with your husband and you. If you can, please let me know what developed. ...Read more

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If my jaw is tilted, do I see doctor or a dentist to get a reference to a specialist?

If my jaw is tilted, do I see doctor or a dentist to get a reference to a specialist?

Dentist: Consult with your dentist first to determine what might be the cause of your tilted jaw. Then, referrals to both an orthodontist and an oral surgeon may be in order. All the best... ...Read more

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If you missed your period, can you go to a clinic or a doctor to assess it?

If you missed your period, can you go to a clinic or a doctor to assess it?

Yes: First do a home pregnancy test. Then make an appointment to see the doctor whether you're pregnant or not, to get appropriate care. They can help you with birth control also. If you're not using birth control remember to avoid mosquitoes and use a repellent with DEET. ...Read more

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I need to find a good cancer center or doctor closest to missouri?

I need to find a good cancer center or doctor closest to missouri?

Try St Louis.: There should be many good cancer centers near missouri. St. Louis has washington university which likely has just about everything insofar as medicine is concerned, and should have an advanced cancer center. Kansas city also should have many good hospitals. Illinois is also close and has cook county medical ceneter in chicago, and many others. Ohio has ohio state and cleveland clinic. ...Read more

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Do I have to see a specialist to get a hysteroscopy ordered?

Do I have to see a specialist to get a hysteroscopy ordered?

Yes: A hysteroscopy may be indicated for a number of gynecologic complaints (abnormal bleeding, polyps, fibroids, lost iud, etc). A hysteroscopy can be performed in the clinic or in an operating room, depending on the physician and the problem being investigated. Most ob/gyn's perform hysteroscopy, and yes you would need to have an evaluation with your gynecologist to detemine that you need this exam. ...Read more

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If you get referred to a gynecologist for pcos at age 17 could you deny to having a pelvic exam if you do not want to?

If you get referred to a gynecologist for pcos at age 17 could you deny to having a pelvic exam if you do not want to?

Yes: No one can force you to have pelvic exam done against your will. If you've never had sex, it may be of limited value anyway. If you've been sexually active, it will help rule out infections, cervical abnormalities on pap smear, etc. ...Read more

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Could a gynecologist give you a full "down there" exam if you are a virgin?

Could a gynecologist give you a full "down there" exam if you are a virgin?

No exam needed: In a woman without symptoms, having normal periods, and has had no potential exposure to std's or to the hpv virus, there is no need to have a vaginal examination. ...Read more

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Who do you see for a cystocele? A gynecologist or a urologist?

Who do you see for a cystocele? A gynecologist or a urologist?

Gynecologist: Both are qualified, but a gynecologist probably sees this condition more frequently. ...Read more

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How would i find a good primary care doctor in my area?

How would i find a good primary care doctor in my area?

Great question: The best doc for anyone are those who have a good blend of knowledge and compassion. The pcp visit is often spent reviewing your health history, getting a physical exam, and blood work as well. Some women have both a pcp and gyn. More than anything, you want to know that you can bond well with the doc and staff. Best wishes. ...Read more

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