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Gynecologist No Insurance
Norplant (levonorgestrel)? No: Norplant (levonorgestrel) was removed from the us market in 2002, so it is not even available. As for removal, some insurers, such as medicaid, cover removal while many do not. Check with your insurer. If you mean nexplanon, the recommendation is still the same. ...Read more
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
Here are some ...: All what you experienced and described might be all normal & unique for you. There would have never been two persons born alike and so is the amount & color of vaginal discharge over period cycles among all women and even within one's own self over time. So, it's logical to declare that you're okay as long as being physically comfortable and being tested to be ok, though you may still feel uneasy. ...Read more
Must have insurance: E.R. Care and hospital care is so expensive in the U.S. That only the wealthy can afford it without insurance. Many people go bankrupt or nearly bankrupt if they have a significant illness with a prolonged (>2 weeks) hospital stay, because the hundreds of thousands of dollars is paid by themselves. When the money runs out, patients can get medicaid-type (medical in california) health "insurance". ...Read more
OK having BV (bacteria vaginosis) reoccurring. Is there anything I can do besides prognostic, diet? No ins. No money. Check pays rent and basic utilit
Difficult problem...: Recurrent or persistent BV is a common and difficult problem. Unfortunately, no prevention is proved to work reliably. Probiotics (what you mean by "prognostic"?) usually don't help. Never douche, regardless of odor or discharge; it makes BV worse. Some women seem to improve with consistent condom use. Metronidazole, the main Rx, usually costs only $12-15. Can you afford that once in a while? ...Read more
Yes, there are: some that cover. A big factor is the state you are employed in. If it is IL, MA, CT, Nj, RI, MD ... then you are in luck. These states have the best mandate to require insurance companies to provide IVF coverage. Otherwise, it is up to your employer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 5 months pregnant now.need a gynecologist but i don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance.could u pls advise.
OB care: OB care is available a low or no cost through county health clinics, or University associated residency programs. ...Read more
Is exam needed in a miscarriage&everything came out? But need papers for work&HR proving there was but no longer a pregnancy. No insurance/$ for exam
Why is there no medical insurance coverage when a person is having a dental implant surgical operation. Do you know of any medical coverage for this?
My bf needs a vasectomy but has no insurance. is there a special clinic like planned parenthood that can help provide this service for about $350-400?
Here are some ...: You may call the Health Dpt of your State for such inquiry or nearby well reputable vasectomy clinic to explain the your personal financial or insurance difficulty. Potentially, you may find one who may trust you and do it for you if you're trustworthy & sign out OR consent for not suing vasectomy surgeon for any consequence. Unfortunately, the US society has made mutual trust disappear; but try. ...Read more
What does there is a Virginal Introitus mean on a pelvic gyne exam? My medical records Does NOT say vaginal introitus, but Virginal. For gyne surgery.
Physical exam: It sounds like the doctor was describing their findings on the physical exam. The introitus is the opening of the vaginal. If the term virginal introitus was used I suspect they were describing an intact hymen -- meaning the physical exam was consistent with a women who had not yet been sexually active or had disruption of the hymen. ...Read more
Visible hpv warts inside vagina. No insurance but plan on visiting my local planned parenthood. What test should I request knowing I already have hpv?
Pap, STD testing: Standard STD testing (gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV) would be wise, and almost certainly the clinic will do a pap smear. You should start HPV immunization if not already vaccinated. It will prevent infection with any of 9 HPV types with which you haven't yet been infected. Good luck! ...Read more
Would my insurance cover the bill for STD testing having only to pay 15dollar co-pay?If i don't know what STD I should be looking for is there a standard STD test that covers everything?
Hard to say...: It's hard to say what your insurance will cover without knowing your plan. However, if you are concerned about std's you can also check with your local health department, in many places there are free clinics that cover these services (check http://hivtest.Cdc.Gov) there is not a single standard std test, but individual tests for hiv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lupron (leuprolide) depot not covered by ins.. Pharmacy will not accept medication discount from drug company. Any lower cost alternatives for tx of endometriosis?
Endo: First off, i wouldn't give up so easily. Call the pharmaceutical company and ask for help obtaining your prescription from a different pharmacy. But if that fails, there are other less effective options: Depo-Provera provera, (medroxyprogesterone) continuous low dose birth control pills, and danocrine. And, i've seen people get pain relief from acupuncture! also an herbal supplement called "pine bark extract" may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will planned parenthood perform an amniocentesis? If i don?T have insurance, will planned parenthood offer me an amniocentesis if I am over 35?
Dental problem needs treatment but no insurance. Is there any dentist here? Want to know about crumbling crown.
Dentist here...: As a dentist, i can help you and answer questions about your crowns. What is your question? Is the crown of your tooth crumbling from an old filling? Or have you had a dental crown (or cap) made for your crown in the past, that now is causing you a problem? Dental issues can be expensive to fix, but they do not go away on their own. They tend to get worse and most costly as time goes on. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers