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Yes: Split it up to Niacin and lovastatin. ...Read more
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
I've been taking advicor for five years and now my doctor is switching me to zocor (simvastatin). How long does the niacin stay in your body. Flushing?
Good question: I researched your question: the half-life of extended release Niacin in Advicor (lovastatin and niacin) is very variable, & depends on gender, dose, & individual characteristics. It peaks 5 hours after a single dose. Following years of treatment, it's probably safe to assume that it will take days (3-5) to wear off completely. Possibly longer depending on dose. ...Read more
Do doctors follow their own advice and get yearly recommended exams etc. How do you interview a doctor before establishing them as your pcp/obgyn?
Doctor Interview.: You know most of us try to do it, but like everything else in life....the car mechanics car is in the worst shape. Talk to your friends about who they like and why, also who they don't and why. Some patients schedule an appointment to actually interview us. It's hard to get paid for that, all we have to do is sell our time. It may be better to see the doctor for a real problem or a medicine refil ...Read more
I've read really conflicting advice on how long a couple should wait to conceive after a miscarriage. I will listen to my primary OBGYN but I'm trying to get some other opinions. It seems so varied.?
Just found out I have an ovarian cyst the size of a tennis ball. I'm calling an obgyn on Monday. Can you give me some info/advice about ovarian cysts?
Ovarian Cysts: Most ovarian cysts in young females that are clear in appearance tend to be benign. Tennis ball size cysts rarely go away on their own without surgical intervention. Seeing a GYN MD Monday will give you a better idea of the treatment course. ...Read more
I just have my period last month july 19 and now i have my period again august 4 it's just a light period I'm worried about it and I'm taking a metformin advice by my obgyn.?
Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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Maybe: While there aren't typically any 'free' ob/gyns, there are clinics that offer services on sliding scale. In florida, you may qualify for federally sponsored insurance? Also consider family planning clinics as they can treat and/or give you a referral. Under new affordable care act you can purchase low cost insurance, starting today! You might have to look awhile, but there are options. ...Read more
I want to be paxil-free so that I can have a baby. Which kind of doctor should I enlist for my weaning program? Obgyn or psychiatrist?
Psychiatrist : If you are not yet pregnant — would work with a psychiatrist. ...Read more
I lost my job a year ago so I don't have any insurance. I have ran out of free birth control samples from my obgyn since. I'm not on the pill right now.
Heatlth dept: I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Usually there is a clinic of some sort that you can go to for free or a ruduced price depending upon your income. Planned parenthood still exists in some cities and free clinics and university hospital clinics usually have access to birth control to help you. The local health dept is usually another good source. ...Read more
I have had the same partner for two years. We have sex about 6 times a month. We are both std free. My problem is every time we have sex, afterwards, I have a smell that lasts for a couple of days and wet discharge. I have seen my obgyn after the firs
Cut off: Please restate so that info and question both fit within allotted space. Re-ask and clarify. Thanks. ...Read more
Are there any birth control pills available to treat PCOS that are low in estrogen/estrogen-free? I have migraines and am currently on Yaz, and want to reduce my stroke risk. I'm in college and the OBGYN clinic here on campus is very unhelpful.
Hmmm...: Short answer is yes: there are low-estrogen oral contraceptives. Not sure you'd want to do that, though. First, the ovarian cysts can only be controlled if ovulation is stopped, and this requires taking estrogen to inhibit pituitary FSH release. Without estrogen the cysts might rage out of control. This estrogen must (I believe) be balanced with progesterone and testosterone, EVEN in PCOS patients ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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