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Dr. Joseph Schifilliti Dr. Schifilliti
Obstetrics & Gynecology
35 years in practice
Harvard Medical School
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Are obstetricians also gynecologists?

Are obstetricians also gynecologists?

Some are some aren't: Typically training in either of these fields after medical school includes both obstetrics and gynecology. Most doctors then go on to practice both, at least for some time. However after training some individuals specialize and therefore do just one or the other. In addition specialization may lead to a further defined and limited practice also known as sub-specialization. ...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


Dr. Charles Whiting Dr. Whiting
Obstetrics & Gynecology
23 years in practice
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Could every gynecologist help with labor?

Could every gynecologist help with labor?

No: Every Board Certified Gynecologist in the USA was initially trained as an Ob/Gyn (Obstetrician-Gynecologist) and knows how to deliver a baby. Recent experience is best but those skills are not quickly forgotten. Some Ob/Gyns choose to focus on Gynecology and don't carry malpractice insurance to deliver babies. Without insurance, they can't help with labor except in dire emergencies. ...Read more

Dr. Wayne Ingram Dr. Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Can a gynecologist tell me when I ovulate?

Can a gynecologist tell me when I ovulate?

14 days before bleed: Ovulation is usually 14 days before the onset of the next anticipated period. If your cycle is 28 days it is day 14. If the cycle is 30 days it is day16 and so forth. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Can a gynecologist help with anxiety medication?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can a gynecologist help with anxiety medication?

Anxiety meds.: Some would prescribe anxiety medications short-term but refer you to a Psychiatrist for continued treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Roger Duvivier Dr. Duvivier
Obstetrics & Gynecology
43 years in practice
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
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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

Dr. Asha Kamnani Dr. Kamnani
Obstetrics & Gynecology
39 years in practice
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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

Dr. Philip Ewing Dr. Ewing
Pediatrics
15 years in practice
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
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Should a 17 year old virgin go to the gynecologist?

Should a 17 year old virgin go to the gynecologist?

Not Necessarily: Unless there are specific issues that need to be addressed by a gynecologist, it is reasonable to seek routine care through your pediatrician or family doctor. That doctor can refer you for appropriate care if necessary. Some pediatric practices specialize in young women in this age group and may be able to address all of her health needs in one setting. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Rudnick Dr. Rudnick
Pediatrics
6 years in practice
University of South Florida College of Medicine
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Can you give me a list of gynecologist Asheville NC?

Can you give me a list of gynecologist Asheville NC?

Doctor list: another option to find a list of docs is to log on to (or call) your insurance company and ask for a list of gynecologists in your area that accept your insurance. Most major insurance companies will have a complete list on their website that you can search by your zip code or city. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammed Shafi Dr. Shafi
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
32 years in practice
Bhopal University, Gandhi Medical College
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Should i go to my gynecologist to treat hemorroids?!

Should i go to my gynecologist to treat hemorroids?!

Hemorrhoids.: Please see a gastroenterologist for treatment of hemorrhoids. ...Read more

Dr. Jie Xu Dr. Xu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
13 years in practice
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
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What should I expect at my first gynecologist visit?

Dr. Jie Xu Dr. Xu
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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

Dr. Louis Krenn Dr. Krenn
Family Medicine
16 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Is it normal that the gynecologist did a rectal exam?

Is it normal that the gynecologist did a rectal exam?

Yes: A rectal exam is often included during a pelvic exam. You should not consider this abnormal. ...Read more

Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc Dr. Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
23 years in practice
University of Medicine and Pharmacy 'Carol Davila'
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For anal problems- is it a gynecologist that you see ?

For anal problems- is it a gynecologist that you see ?

Gastroenterologist: Or a surgeon, depending on what the problem is. You can start with your PCP to get an idea about what the problem might be. ...Read more

Dr. David Kurss Dr. Kurss
Obstetrics & Gynecology
35 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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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

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Might it be possible that a a gynecologist fix my hymen?

Might it be possible that a a gynecologist fix my hymen?

Fix how?: If you have a pathological condition impacting your hymen, there is a good possibility it can be corrected. However, if your hymen is no longer intact that is not put back together. ...Read more

Dr. Rashed Hasan Dr. Hasan
Pediatrics - Critical Care
30 years in practice
King Saud University College of Medicine
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Dr. Andrew Siegel Dr. Siegel
Urology
36 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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Dr. Jeffrey Roth Dr. Roth
Addiction Medicine
39 years in practice
Yale University School of Medicine
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss Dr. Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
24 years in practice
New York Medical College
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Why does a gynecologist order a 17 alpha ohp test in a female ?

Why does a gynecologist order a 17 alpha ohp  test in  a female ?

NCAH: In females with hirsutism, irregular periods, recalcitrant acne, for example, this test will screen for the most common form of (non-classical) congenital adrenal hyperplasia. If significantly elevated, the hormonal source of the problem is more than likely the adrenal gland. An endocrinology referral would be the next step. ...Read more

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica Dr. Palabrica
Obstetrics & Gynecology
29 years in practice
Creighton University School of Medicine
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I'm a virgin. What can I expect from a visit with a gynecologist?

I'm a virgin. What can I expect from a visit with a gynecologist?

First exam: the majority of the visit is like any other where your history and general physical is done. The gynecological part of the exam involves collecting history specific to gym concerns. The exam involves inspecting the perineum, a speculum exam with a Pap smear and inspection of the cervix and vault. This is followed by a bi manual exam where your pelvic organs are palpated for normal anatomy. ...Read more

Dr. George Klauber Dr. Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
years in practice
University of London, Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine
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Where do I get vaginal dilaters from my gynecologist suggested it?

Where do I get vaginal dilaters from my gynecologist suggested it?

Vaginismus.com: Patient of mine who required vaginal dilators after reconstructive urgery, did research & reported this company to be both reliable & best value for money. ...Read more