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I miscarried secretly 4 years ago when i was 16. I know i need to go to gynecologist but no insurance can I just do planned parent annual or need mor?

I miscarried secretly 4 years ago when i was 16. I know i need to go to gynecologist but no insurance can I just do planned parent annual or  need mor?

PPannual=fine: Miscarriages are fairly common. One miscarriage does not increase your risk of another miscarriage or indicate any reproductive health problems. You don't need the pap smear done til age 21, but if you are having menstrual problems, need birth control, or want any testing for stds the planned parenthood can take care of that for you. ...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


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I have not had a period in years, and I can't find a gynecologist who takes my insurance, what should I do?

I have not had a period in years, and I can't find a gynecologist who takes my insurance, what should I do?

Change insurance: Most doctors accept the major insurance plans. The main reasons a doctor does not accept a particular insurance are: the insurance plan won't pay the doctor an adequate fee, and the insurance plan creates too many rules that hassle the doctor at every turn. Thus, a patient has two choices: change to a better insurance plan, or be a cash patient at the gynecologist she likes. ...Read more

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I need a gynecologist but i don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance ?

I need a gynecologist but i don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance ?

Yes: See a nurse practioner at a planned parenthood clinic. They are very reliable and knowledgeable. Best of all, it is not expensive to get care there. And usually they have a doctor on staff or by referral that
has reduced prices for patients
search on your favorite or google: planned parenthood........ ...Read more

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Hi, Im in Bimingham, Al. I have no medical insurance. But i need to see a gynecologist as soon as possible. Do you have any recommendations?

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  Im in Bimingham, Al. I have no medical insurance. But i need to see a gynecologist as soon as possible. Do you have any recommendations?

Consider PP: Consider Planned Parenthood if it still exists in Alabama because they do minor Gyn care and also can refer you to a local doctor who may take patients with little or no insurance. Consider signing up for the Federal government marketplace insurance (Obamacare) also. ...Read more

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Need to see gynecologist for repeated yeast infection and possible symptoms of bv, without insurance. Are there any options in NYC?

Need to see gynecologist for repeated yeast infection and possible symptoms of bv, without insurance. Are there any options in NYC?

Planned parenthood: There are a number of Planned Parenthood locations in the NYC area and you can get their locations by using a search on the computer. They treat general sexual health based on ability to pay scale. ...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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Can going to the gynecologist hurt?

Can going to the gynecologist hurt?

Should not: Be too uncomfortable depending on what your situation is , most gyns take pride in not trying to cause pain when they do a pelvic exam, i rec going to a board certified experienced gyn. ...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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When should I go to a gynecologist?

When should I go to a gynecologist?

Age 18: I usually recommend a appointment with a gynecologist by age 18 or prior to a woman becoming sexually active; sooner if there are any menstrual problems. ...Read more

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What exams do you take at a gynecologist?

What exams do you take at a gynecologist?

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

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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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When should you first go to the gynecologist?

When should you first go to the gynecologist?

Varies: After first sexual activity regardless of age. The recommendation is 18 or 21 depending upon who you read or what guidelines you follow. At any age if there are issues in the lower genital tract. ...Read more

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How often should you go to your gynecologist?

How often should you go to your gynecologist?

Depends: Preventive female healthcare in the US needs a pelvic exam , Pap test, and Mammogram once a year. A primary care doctor can do this in the US.
So here either a Ob Gyn or primary care doctor once a year for a complete female physical in a healthy person is normal. ...Read more

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Do all gynecologists have to help with labor?

Do all gynecologists have to help with labor?

No: Some docs specialize in gynecology only. They do not deliver babies. Others specialize in Obstetrics and Gynecology. These docs both deliver babies and do gynecology surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Insurance (Definition)

Health insurance is a type of coverage that pays for medical expenses. Health insurance can be provided by an employer, the state or federal government, or ...Read more