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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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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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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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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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Can a gynecologist help with anxiety medication?

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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

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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