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High risk specialist: Try the web page of the hospital you would like to deliver in. They usually list maternal fetal medicine specialists on staff. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
My ob/gyn says everything is ok but I see light green/yellow fluid on my pants time to time.What can it be?Doc doesn't see anything worrisome.
Green yellow fluid: If you have had a gyn check and everything looks normal, then these colors are most likely due to the metabolism of very small quanties of blood, perhaps left over from your last period, due to rupture of common small cervical cysts, or due to increased bleeding with periods from fibroids. If you have had the exam, i wouldn't worry. ...Read more
Training - Services: Fertility docs who are rei trained also provide some services that an ob/gyn doc does not (usually). For example, rei docs offer ivf, icsi, donor egg and surrogacy services that virtually no ob/gyn provides. Rei physicians spend over 90% of their time on fertility disorders unless they are university-based. Rei docs usually handle the most difficult cases too. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Depends: What do you want from the visit? Why are you going to the appointment? Depends on your age and your issues. Be open to any and all options. Is it for birth control, is if for becoming sexually active and responsible, are you concerned with a condition or disease or infection? Go n with some general questions and concerns and see where you end up. Don't overwhelm the doctor. There is a limit. ...Read more
Does she need to see the doctor right away? It's thanksgiving and can't get ahold of her ob/gyn. Can it wait till Monday?
I just got an appointment to my OB-GYN for the first time. I feel comfortable asking this to a lady doctor. What should I expect?
Just talking.: Most times you do not need to get undressed or have a pelvic exam by a GYN at your age. You will likely just be talking to the doctor. If you are more comfortable with a female then that is who you should see. If their is not a female OB/GYN nearby then perhaps you could see a nurse practitioner. It is important to be comfortable with your healthcare providers. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Hi!doc, just wanna ask?Were can we find a good, friendly and affordable ob gyn doc?We are almost 6 yrs married w/my husband but still don't have baby
Where: Depending on where you live, you'll be able to find local groups. Word of mouth means a lot so ask around. ...Read more
I have a bad odor at times it's like it comes an goes. I have asked my ob/gyn doctor about it an he told me it might be what I'm eating, can you help?
Good place to start: An endocrinologist is the best specialist for this, but your ob/gyn can order and interpret most tests, especially tests that deal with sexual hormones. ...Read more
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