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Do you get tested for endometriosis at the hospital or gynecologist office?

Do you get tested for endometriosis at the hospital or gynecologist office?

Hospital: Surgery is the only way to diagnose endometriosis, period. Surgery is usually outpatient. Ultrasound, blood tests, imaging studies, may be helpful but they do not make a diagnosis. ...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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What do you suggest if I am 18 yrs old and i was wondering.Can you go to the gynecologist at a hospital without your parent if you are 18?

What do you suggest if I am 18 yrs old and i was wondering.Can you go to the gynecologist at a hospital without your parent if you are 18?

Interesting issue: In some states, you can obtain private women's health from clinics like planned parenthood even before you turn 18. In most states, you can consent to health care at 18, but if you use your parents insurance, they will get an insurance statement with some data on the visit. In my state, your parents must have your written permission to gain access to the health information in your office chart. ...Read more

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For DNA paternity test do I request it at the hospital or my gynecologist office? In Fresno, California?

For DNA paternity test do I request it at the hospital or my gynecologist office? In Fresno, California?

Paternity test: There are commercial labs who will do a paternity test using samples from the inside of the cheek (the parent's and the child's) via mail. If you would like to receive a certificate there is an extra charge for that. ...Read more

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The doctor at the hospital suggested I see a gynecologist because he thinks I may have PID but I am a virgin. Is that possible?

The doctor at the hospital suggested I see a gynecologist because he thinks I may have PID but I am a virgin. Is that possible?

Yes it is: Acute and Chronic Salpingitis (PID) can occur without intercourse. For example TB induced infection, more common outside of the United States. ...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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My boyfriend lost a condom inside of me i tried to reach it but i couldnt i don't want to go to the hospital what do I do I tried feeling for it but then i couldnt feel it anymore

Make : Make an appt to see your family physician or gynecologist. They will examing you in the exam room. They will be able to remove it easily. Don't be embarrassed, things like lost condoms and tampons regrettably happen from time to time. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If a Hysteroscope D&C is done in the hospital, is general or local anesthesia given?

If a Hysteroscope D&C is done in the hospital, is general or local anesthesia given?

Yes to either.: Depending on the training and skills of your surgeon the anesthetic can be a full general of local block only by surgeon or combination of local block w sedation by anesthesia provider. ...Read more

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I'm on a very limited amont of mony each month i need to find a gynecologist fast like now thy found 20cm tumor around my overis?

I'm on a very limited amont of mony each month i need to find a gynecologist fast like now thy found 20cm tumor around my overis?

Investigate: A teaching hospital clinic with gyn oncology fellows might have lower costs. Our teaching clinic charges a sliding fee based on income and ability to pay. The residents and fellows are closely supervised by the teaching attending staff and in my experience do a great job. A google search shows md anderson and ut sowthwestern medical center have training programs, but don't know about fees. ...Read more

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I've had my period for a month now, should I go to the hospital?

I've had my period for a month now, should I go to the hospital?

Go to the Doctor: No. Do not go to the hospital. This is the very reason you should have a family physician or gynecologist. They need to see you. It can be urgent but do not use the resources of the er when this is a primary care issue. ...Read more

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I've had my period for 7 days and its very heavy . Usually by now, it's going away. Should i go to the hospital ?

I've had my period for 7 days and its very heavy . Usually by now, it's going away. Should i go to the hospital ?

Possibly: If your bleeding is soaking through heavy pads/tampons every hour or so, and/or blood is running down your legs, that's a good reason to run to hospital. If you're feeling light headed or faint, or if your family says you look pale, that's another reason to go. Either way, there are good treatments for your problem, and you'll want to see a gynecologist soon. ...Read more

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