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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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Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Would volunteering at a ob gyn office be good for medical experience?

Absolutely!: Well, maybe i shouldn't be so enthusiastic. After all, it depends upon why you want experience. If you want to see if medicine is a good career for you, then hanging out w/any physician should be a good experience. Of course, it helps if you volunteer in office w/energized physician who loves what s/he is doing rather than someone who's burned out! positive staff helps, too! good luck! ...Read more

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Please suggest a cardiology doctor in houston, texas.

Please suggest a cardiology doctor in houston, texas.

Referrals-houston te: Look up dr mazin ghanim. Many cardiologists in houston with both ut and baylor medical schools, and the texas heart institute. ...Read more

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Regular doctor, she would send me to a child/adolescent gynecologist?

See below: If your doctor does not perform gynecological care. For the provision of birth control, etc. ...Read more

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Good obgyn and general practice doctor in pasadena, glendale or burbank, ca area who accepts blue cross hmo?

Good obgyn and general practice doctor in pasadena, glendale or burbank, ca area who accepts blue cross hmo?

HMO doc: You need to look on your list to see who accepts your plan and do your own research. Generally in order to be a bc/bs hmo provider you have to be board certified. ...Read more

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Clinic doctor & nurse practioner diagnosd me with genital warts. Specialist Gyno doc & emergency room doc diagnosed me with compound nevus. Which one?

Clinic doctor & nurse practioner diagnosd me with genital warts. Specialist Gyno doc & emergency room doc diagnosed me with  compound nevus. Which one?

Whoa: "Compound nevus" cannot be diagnosed until the lesion is excised -- it can't be told from an intradermal or junctional nevus with any reliability. It sounds like you'd like to have the thing removed -- it's your prerogative. ...Read more

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Do i see ob gyn for frequent urunation?

Do i see ob gyn for frequent urunation?

If you are pregnant: Yes. If you have a primary care physician and you are not pregnant go and see him. If no primary care doctor and you have a relationship with a gyn see him. Frequent urination point toward urinary tract infection or sometimes diabetes. ...Read more

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Need a good doctor in rockland county ny?

Need a  good doctor in rockland county ny?

How to find a doctor: I would refer to sites like healthtap ofcourse. Also, you can check doctors in your area by going to the following: healthgrades.Com vitals.Com and others.. It will provide you with doctor ratings and reviews posted by patients.. It is reliable most of the time.. ...Read more

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Age 52. Family hist ovarian c.Inter menstral bleeding. Doc visit NO bimanual exam. Book ultrsound. Concerned. Shouldnt doc bimanual?

Age 52. Family hist ovarian c.Inter menstral bleeding. Doc visit NO bimanual exam. Book ultrsound. Concerned. Shouldnt doc bimanual?

They can: You can request a bimanual exam. Typically that is done. A sonogram is probably a better way to evaluate the ovaries than with simple palpation. If you have a family history of ovarian cancer you should have BRCA testing done ...Read more

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Does my OBGYN need an assistant surgeon for regular (non robotic) laparoscopic myomectomy?

Does my OBGYN need an assistant surgeon for regular (non robotic) laparoscopic myomectomy?

Typically one: When doing laparoscopic surgery an assistant is sometimes needed to act as a "third hand" especially when using multiple ports for instruments in certain procedures. The assistant need not be another physician but may be a member of the surgery staff or in a teaching institution, a resident. ...Read more

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I need to see a obgyn i live in alexandria , va. The last obgyn i visited i wasn't satisfied . Can someone help me to find a good obgyn?

I need to see a obgyn   i live in alexandria , va. The last obgyn i visited i wasn't satisfied . Can someone help me to find a good obgyn?

Search feature: Use the find doctors feature to find a healthtap obgyn local to you. You can read their answers and see if they are a fit for you. You can even try a private message to them. Good luck. ...Read more

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If I go to a private practice for faculty at a private hospital (with residents) am I required to let resident examine me?

If I go to a private practice for faculty at a private hospital (with residents) am I required to let resident examine me?

No: You're not required, but it has advantages. All resident cases are discussed thoroughly with the faculty so nothing gets through the cracks. Residents seem more caring as they are in their career infancy. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. says it's a polyp..have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66

Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. says it's a polyp..have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66

Polyp: If there is a polyp there, it is likely that the doctor will remove or at least biopsy it. After a hysterectomy or menopause the most common reason for bleeding is the thinning of the vaginal tissue due to low estrogen levels. This is called atrophic vaginitis. Occasionally, after a hysterectomy there will be granulation tissue or "proud flesh" at the cuff which can resemble a polyp and bleed. ...Read more

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I need a gynecologist in my area?

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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How could a gynecologist help me?

How could a gynecologist help me?

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

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I need advice from a gynecologist ?

I need advice from a gynecologist ?

Here to Help: There are many Gynecologist here on Healthtap. We are here to help. You may ask general questions here or you can schedule a virtual visit with an healthtap Obgyn at your convenience anytime. ...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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To the gynecologist for the first time so what to expect from the gynecologist?

To the gynecologist for the first time so what to expect from the gynecologist?

Talk with doctor.: Not every woman needs to have an internal examination or a pap smear. Talk with your doctor and decide the appropriate evaluation for someone your age and with your medical history. ...Read more

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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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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

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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

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Is yardley london oatmeal and almond soap good?

Is yardley london oatmeal and almond soap good?

Sounds good: I like the smell of almond soup also. Oatmeal sounds healthy. Therefore they must be good and I do not see a medical problem with both of them. ...Read more

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Why does the speculum at the gynecologist hurt?

Why does the speculum at the gynecologist hurt?

Vaginal speculum: Whether your gyn is a female or a male, the doctor may not be putting enough lubricant on the speculum, and/or is "being rushed" instead of being careful when inserting the speculum. You have an absolute right to state your discomfort, and ask for a more gentle approach. If you get a bad reaction, change your doctor. ...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 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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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

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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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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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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

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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

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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