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I had enlarged ovary at last gyno visit & now hitting something inside that causes discomfort during sex. Also harder to get aroused. Possible causes?

I had enlarged ovary at last gyno visit & now hitting something inside that causes discomfort during sex. Also harder to get aroused. Possible causes?

May be unrelated: Painful intercourse from an enlarged ovary is possible and usually positional. The cervix may be what is being hit and uncomfortable for you. If your enlarged ovary is cystic and producing hormones, it could affect your libido but i'd say your libido is decreased because of painful intercourse. ...Read more

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I'm have pelvic pain, my mom wants me to go to the gyno, because i need a pelvic exam and a full gyno visit but i'm scared. What will happen ?

I'm have pelvic pain, my mom wants me to go to the gyno, because i need a pelvic exam and a full gyno visit but i'm scared. What will happen ?

It depends...: The dr will ask you a lot of questions about the pain you ar having, (which helps to identify the causes), then he/she may do an exam- involving use of a device to look inside the vagina, then likely an exam placing 1 gloved index finger inside the vagina pushing up, and one hand on your lower abd. Pushing down to see if your ovaries or uterus are tender. They may not do exam, but sched ultrasound. ...Read more

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When you visit the gyno for the first time what kind of questions do they ask you? Do they ask about drugs? What happens if u lied to them?

When you visit the gyno for the first time what kind of questions do they ask you?  Do they ask about drugs? What happens if u lied to them?

Lying to doctor: When you go to your physician for the first time, s/he needs to take your whole health and personal history. This includes drug use, because drugs affect your health. Lying to your doctor will make your relationship dishonest, and prevent the doctor from helping you effectively. Perhaps you don't want the doctor to suggest ways of stopping drugs, even if that would be best for your health? ...Read more

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I'm almost 19 and have never been to the gyno, what can I expect when I go for my first visit?

I'm almost 19 and have never been to the gyno, what can I expect when I go for my first visit?

Why are you going: if not sexually active and no GYN symptoms, no screenings recommend until age 21. If sex active then expect long discussion re gyn health issues, safe sex practices, domestic abuse discussion, discussion of contraceptive options and examination of breasts and vaginal exam with Pap smear. Not painful or even uncomfortable if done correctly. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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If I am going to the gyno for the first time cuz I have extra skin on vagina and can't use tampon..what will be done at my visit?

If I am going to the gyno for the first time cuz I have extra skin on vagina and can't use tampon..what will be done at my visit?

The GYN doctor: will take a look and see if there is any surgical procedure necessary or available to help you with your problem. If you do not have any active complaints, only the vulval skin fold, then they may offer for you to wait or use an alternative method of sanitation. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more