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What to expect for first visit to the gynecologist?

What to expect for first visit to the gynecologist?

Sure: A first visit is focused on different issues depending on your age group. A complete history is taken. A complete exam is done. Pelvic exam includes visualizing the exterior of your private area. Then a small speculum is inserted to do your PAP smear and HPV test. This is followed by inserting 2 fingers in your vagina to feel your uterus and tubes and ovaries. This is followed by a rectal exam. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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When should I go for my first gynecologist visit?

When should I go for my first gynecologist visit?

Soon: Begin a conversation soon with a knowledgeable clinician who cares for teen girls (Adolescent Medicine doctor, Pediatrician, Family Medicine doctor, Gyn Nurse Practitioner or Gynecologist.)in order to express concerns and questions and receive reliable medical information, learn what to expect, what is normal sexual emotional reproductive health,safe sexuality,healthy habits, pregnancy-STI risks ...Read more

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What will happen at the first visit to a gynecologist?

What will happen at the first visit to a gynecologist?

Depends on your age: Mostly just talking. Typically, no pelvic or breast exam is needed for a teen. Birth control can be safely prescribed. Blood pressure is routinely checked, however. A vaginal infection will, however, require a minimal exam. In the early 20's on up, a breast and pelvic exam, with pap test is standard. ...Read more

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What should I expect at my first gynecologist visit?

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What should I expect at my first gynecologist visit?

Catching up: If you are 41 years old, then the gynecologist would probably want to catch up on your medical, surgical, and obgyn history. You will be offered a physical exam including a breast and pelvic exam, pap smear, std testing, and a slip for mammogram. You may also discuss birth control, diet and exercise. You can bring up any gynecologic issues you have been experiencing. Relax, and best wishes. ...Read more

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Can a gynecologist tell about the abortions i had in the past? What am i expected to be asked during my first visit ?

Can a gynecologist tell about the abortions i had in the past? What am i expected to be asked during my first visit ?

Gynecology: Not from an exam. Only by you telling them this part of your history. Your gynecologist will ask questions about your sexual history, surgical history, medications and any other relevant things that would go with being a sexually active female. ...Read more

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What are some questions the gynecologist will ask me on my first visit?

What are some questions the gynecologist will ask me on my first visit?

Medical history: Your medical history will include questions on every organ system, allergies, medications used, family medical history, reproductive past including prenancies, and previous surgeries/complications. There will also be questions about your lmp(last menstrual period), and amount and nature of your cyclicity. ...Read more

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Would most gynecologists be ok with a patient bringing her boyfriend to her first visit?

Would most gynecologists be ok with a patient bringing her boyfriend to her first visit?

Yes, but...: If the boyfriend waits in the waiting room, then there is no problem. If he is in the exam room, the woman will possibly be sharing all of her medical, sexual, and reproductive history with somone who may not be in a long term relationship with her, and could use this information against her in the future. This scenario is not recommended. ...Read more

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What can I expect at my first gynecologist visit. (detail your answer as much as possible)?

What can I expect at my first gynecologist visit. (detail your answer as much as possible)?

Any problems?: The staff and doctor will have you give a history of your pelvic, menstrual history, any intercourse, or interactions. Abdominal, then external exam, then internal digital, or speculum device exam. ...Read more

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During your first gynecologist visit and you want birth control what is the visit like?

During your first gynecologist visit  and  you want birth control what is the visit like?

First gyn visit: A routine gyn visit consists of BP check, thyroid check, breast exam, speculum exam of the cervix including a pap smear, and bimanual exam (digital exam of the pelvic organs). Most gyn's would also perform a rectal exam at the same time to examine the space between the rectum and vagina. ...Read more

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During your first gynecologist visit and you want birth control what happens at the appointment?

During your first gynecologist visit and you want birth control what happens at the appointment?

First gyn visit: A routine gyn visit consists of BP check, thyroid check, breast exam, speculum exam of the cervix including a pap smear, and bimanual exam (digital exam of the pelvic organs). Most gyn's would also perform a rectal exam at the same time to examine the space between the rectum and vagina. ...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