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Is it best to get a lady gynecologists or are the men gynecologists just as good?

Is it best to get a lady gynecologists or are the men gynecologists just as good?

Comfort level: The training is the same but some patients are more comfortable with a female examining them. ...Read more

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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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I'm nervous about asking my questions because I have never been to a gynecologist before. What should I do?

I'm nervous about asking my questions because I have never been to a gynecologist before. What should I do?

Prepare: I agree with writing down the list of questions prior to the appointment. Keep in mind that the physician is there for you. Bring someone if that would make you feel comfortable. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the male version of a gynecologist? Like females go to a gynecologist and males go to a?

What is the male version of a gynecologist? Like females go to a gynecologist and males go to a?

Urologist: A urologist treats male genital problems, among other things like kidney stones, urinary incontinence, prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular and penile cancer. ...Read more

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I am not a virgin...If I go to a gynecologist to diganose my problem..Will it b known to her dat I am not virgin?

I am not a virgin...If I go to a gynecologist to diganose my problem..Will it b known to her dat I am not virgin?

Of course! But ...: The doctor will know a patient is not a virgin the minute the patient tells the doctor! of course, if the patient doesn't tell the doctor, the doctor won't know, and will have to ask the patient, or will have to guess. On the other hand, the virginity thing is highly over-rated, and not very important except in issues of pregnancy, std's, psychological symptoms, and unfortunately, sexual assaults. ...Read more

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I need a gynecologist in my area?

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

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What type of degree I need to become a gynecologist?what science major I need?and what courses should I take along?

What type of degree I need to become a gynecologist?what science major I need?and what courses should I take along?

You will need: Multiple degrees. First, you will need a bachelors degree from a 4 year college/university. It does not have to be a science related degree. US medical schools do require specific prerequisite classes, like general chemistry, organic chemistry, general biology, general physics. Then you will need to graduate from medical school. Finally you will need to complete a residency in OB/gynecology! ...Read more

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What to expect when going to gynecologist?

What to expect when going to gynecologist?

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

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How often should a woman go to a gynecologist?

How often should a woman go to a gynecologist?

Yearly: 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

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What is the best way to find a good gynecologist?

Ask questions.: A gynecologist certified by the american board of obstetrics and gynecology is qualified to provide care. A good gynecologist will be willing to answer your questions. ...Read more

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