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Differences between men/women gynecologists. I've heard that women are less sensitive to thoughts/feelings. True?

Differences between men/women gynecologists. I've heard that women are less sensitive to thoughts/feelings. True?

Doctors Personality: I have heard these rumors myself over my career. But, of course the rumors or myths are not true. All kinds of physicians have all kinds of personalities. You should not choose your doctor on the basis of their gender. But, you choose someone who listens and answers your questions. ...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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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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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