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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
I am 17 and I haven't gone to the gynecologist yet or had a vaginal exam should I go or wait I will be 18 in a month?
Obgyn visit: If you are sexually active or having a Gynecologic problem then schedule a visit. Birth control counseling and STD testing can be done. If you are not sexually active and just asking about timing of a first Obgyn visit then the answer is different. Routine pap smear testing begins at 21. HPV vaccination should be done. ...Read more
I need a gynecologist but i don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance ?
I want to see a gynecologist. But i only have medicaid and i don't know any doctors. Any suggestions?
Call: Call some doctors in your area and ask if ther accept medicaid. Many mds will accept a certain percentage of medicaid patients per year. ...Read more
I'm 5 months pregnant now.need a gynecologist but i don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance.could u pls advise.
OB care: OB care is available a low or no cost through county health clinics, or University associated residency programs. ...Read more
My gynecologist told me that I have backwash the urine how's back inside and it causes me to have discharge if that doesn't go away what do they do to?
Unclear terminology: It is not clear what is meant by the terminology urine backwash. I would contact the gynecologist and ask for clarification. Urine is contained in the bladder and would not be related to vaginal discharge. Vaginal discharge requires testing to determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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: 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