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Medical Society: Your best bet is to call the Florida Medical Society. They will have a list of qualified OB-GYN specialist for you. ...Read more
Letoval/ Letrozole: Is aromatase inhibitor used in treatment of breast cancer. ...Read more
In my opinion NO: A lot more scary to have your gallbladder removed and a gastric sleeve, both are surgeries you have listed as having, a good well trained gyn should explain everything and be gentle, a lot more scary if u have something that could have been diagnosed and then it turns into something bad cause u didn't get examined. ...Read more
Exam: A thorough history, physical exam and depending on your age, an examination. ...Read more
?: Sorry, resubmit your question, as I cannot figure out what you are trying to ask. ...Read more
Virginity: This is a bit of an odd question. Don't you know if you have not had any sexual activity? If you have not had any sexual activity or have not inserted any toy or had penetration from a partner than you are a virgin. Correct? ...Read more
That depends on u: If u are uncomfortable with a man u can go to a woman gyn, most men and women try to do a non painful exam, but sometimes it may be a little uncomfortable due to your vaginal size or a problem u are having, there have been no studies done saying that either men or women do less painful exams, if u go to a male gyn he will have a female assistant in room during the exam and a female should also. ...Read more
Birth control: Ah, a neighbor from the North! Check out https://www. Canadadrugs. Com/products/marvelon/0-15-0-03mg/146470 (I'm not promoting website but it explains what Mirvala is and its equivalents). It's always a good idea to ask your doc to explain purpose of drug before accepting prescription. If not satisfied, ask pharmacist for help. Never take something w/o understanding risks, benefits & alternatives. ...Read more
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Do gynaecologists care about what it looks like down there? I have always been super nervous about that
No: Gynecologists or other doctors that do pelvic exams are only concerned about how things look if they see something that is abnormal or unhealthy. They are professionals and appearance of the genital area is not a concern, only health. ...Read more
I recently went to my gyneocologist and had a culture test done. It was negative. What am I free of, what to do?
Mostly history: The exam you have will depend on whether you are sexually active. If you are, then you will have a speculum exam and a test called a Pap smear to look at the cells of your cervix. The doctor will also examine your uterus and ovaries using his fingers. It is a good time to talk about birth control and protection from disease. It is also a good time to ask about the HPL vaccine. BP check/blood work ...Read more
EVERYTHING.: This one of the number 1 reasons to have a gynecologist. Go see one now. You need to figure out why you can't have babies, which has broader implications on your health than just reproduction. Gynecologists can manage your hormones, help stimulate eggs, and even help to bear "test tube" pregnancies. There's a wide range. ...Read more
Should be online: Years ago, listings used to be available only in printed form. By the turn of the century, lists had become available online everywhere. Now, some lists are only online, and no longer printed. County medical societies (or other local medical societies), hospitals, and insurance companies usually list doctors by name, specialty, and location. The better websites have "find a doctor" pages. ...Read more
Visit cost: Visit costs are based on your current insurance provider and your agreed copayment or your insurance deductible. If your are uninsuredand are on a cash basis, the appointment is usually set for a minimum fee that can be agreed upon prior to the visit. The remainder of the visit cost may be paid at the end of te visit or you may be able to set up a payment plan. ...Read more
Swabs: Swabs from the vagina and cervix. Usually 3 plus a Pap test. Follow up on the results closely. All the best. They also palpate your uterus and ovaries. All the best. ...Read more
Comfort level: The training is the same but some patients are more comfortable with a female examining them. ...Read more
Ask any question: You like and someone will likely respond w/an answer. There are all types of doctors on HealthTap. Peace and good health. ...Read more
"3 blind mice": I am sure you remember this nursery rhyme song and that is exactly what happens to GYN's that try to "guess" what is wrong with a abnormal vaginal discharge without any form of examination. The diagnosis is often incorrect and the patient pays the price in needless medications, time, money, and angst. ...Read more
Do I have to do all the exam's on my 1st visit to the gynocologist? Trust is a big issue with me.
I'm 21 and never been to the gynaecologist and I don't no where I should go for my first check up?
Family medicine/ GP: A family medicine or general practitioner would be the place to start. ...Read more
Differences between men/women gynecologists. I've heard that women are less sensitive to thoughts/feelings. True?
Doctors Personality: I have heard these rumors myself over my career. But, of course the rumors or myths are not true. All kinds of physicians have all kinds of personalities. You should not choose your doctor on the basis of their gender. But, you choose someone who listens and answers your questions. ...Read more
I have a hematometra, what is the cause? Should I be worried as I am not able to see my gynaecologist for 2 months?
I need a gynocologist that will take payment plains! I'm poor! This serious need 1 now! Medicaid can't help. Please refer me. Mckinney tx thx?
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dr usha mukhtyar in bronx 10461. ...Read more
Is my gynocologist putting me at risk by refusing to see me with osteoprosis of -3.7 spine for another six months? And why would she do this?
Had a abortion and the gynaecologist gave me pills then went home, today she was supposed to clean me but she didn't, what can I do to get cleaned.?
I have a thick pasty discharge for about 4 months now. Went to gynaecologist and nothing is wrong. Sometimes it's heavier than other days but won't go?
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
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
Some overlap: Essentially 2 separate specialties, . However, uro-gynecologists do cystoscopies &manage stress urinary incontinence, cystitis etc., but nothing above bladder in urinary tract. Urologists &/or uro-gyn manage urethral diverticula, caruncles etc. Urologists manage full range of urinary incontinence including neurogenic bladder. Pediatric urologists are also infant gynecologists + intersex specailists. ...Read more
Depends on your age:
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.
There has recently been some adjustments as to the frequency of pap tests, as well as starting and stopping ages. ...Read more
Depends: What happens at a Gyn visit depends on how old you are and why you are going. Most Gyns won't do a pap until age 21 and STD testing can often be done using urine. If you do need an exam, a nurse will be present. Its usually very quick and allows your Gyn to swab the cervix and vagina for certain tests. If it is your first visit, most docs will show you what they are going to do. Best wishes! ...Read more