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In my opinion NO: A lot more scary to have your gallbladder removed and a gastric sleeve, both are surgeries you have listed as having, a good well trained gyn should explain everything and be gentle, a lot more scary if u have something that could have been diagnosed and then it turns into something bad cause u didn't get examined. ...Read more
Exam: A thorough history, physical exam and depending on your age, an examination. ...Read more
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EVERYTHING.: This one of the number 1 reasons to have a gynecologist. Go see one now. You need to figure out why you can't have babies, which has broader implications on your health than just reproduction. Gynecologists can manage your hormones, help stimulate eggs, and even help to bear "test tube" pregnancies. There's a wide range. ...Read more
Should be online: Years ago, listings used to be available only in printed form. By the turn of the century, lists had become available online everywhere. Now, some lists are only online, and no longer printed. County medical societies (or other local medical societies), hospitals, and insurance companies usually list doctors by name, specialty, and location. The better websites have "find a doctor" pages. ...Read more
Comfort level: The training is the same but some patients are more comfortable with a female examining them. ...Read more
Ask any question: You like and someone will likely respond w/an answer. There are all types of doctors on HealthTap. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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
I need a gynocologist that will take payment plains! I'm poor! This serious need 1 now! Medicaid can't help. Please refer me. Mckinney tx thx?
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dr usha mukhtyar in bronx 10461. ...Read more
Is my gynocologist putting me at risk by refusing to see me with osteoprosis of -3.7 spine for another six months? And why would she do this?
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
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
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
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
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
Yearly: 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
First GYN Exam: Your first GYN visit should start w/ a medical history where you go into detail about your pregnancies and sexual history. Your GYN will likely perform a full physical, including breast and pelvic exam where he/she will feel for your uterus and ovaries to ensure there are no abnormalities. A speculum exam with Pap will then look for cancer/infections. Make sure you talk about birth control! ...Read more
As early as: Early teens, if you are sexually active or having other gyn issues... ...Read more