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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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I have a uterus polyp & are being sent for a gynecologist for a consultation, what's involved with this?

I have a uterus polyp & are being sent for a gynecologist for a consultation, what's involved with this?

Not bad: If it is a cervical poly it will be removed in the office. If it is an endometrial polyp then he or she will bring you into a surgical facility, give you sedation, and put a telescope through your cervix into the uterus (hysteroscopy) and remove the polyp. It will be in and out the same day and return to normal activities the next day. For more information www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take contraceptive pills without prior consultation to a gynecologist?

Is it ok to take contraceptive pills without prior consultation to a gynecologist?

I would: Recommend that you have proper information about whatever pills you decide to take. This should be given to you by a qualified practitioner. You should know all of the possible risks, and side effects before starting any medication. ...Read more

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I read online that ovulation pain is always a bad sign (written by a gynecologist) is this true?

Nope: Ovulatory pain is very common and is not correlated with anything pathologic. It can be a nuisance! But is not a symptom that anything is going wrong ...Read more

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Free answer to the question by gynacologist in mumbai?

?: Sorry, resubmit your question, as I cannot figure out what you are trying to ask. ...Read more

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I recently went to my gyneocologist and had a culture test done. It was negative. What am I free of, what to do?

I recently went to my gyneocologist and had a culture test done. It was negative. What am I free of, what to do?

Check with doctor: More than likely, your doctor did a culture for chlamydia and gonorrhea; however, the only way to know is to contact your gynecologist and ask for a copy of your lab report. Hopefully, if something would of been abnormal you would of been contacted. ...Read more

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I am around 4-5 weeks pregnant, I had a miscarriage at 4 weeks during my first pregnancy. So, my gynaecologist has aaked me take vageston 200mg twice a day for a month but I read online that is a class D drug during pregnancy. Is it safe to take this medic

I am around 4-5 weeks pregnant, I had a miscarriage at 4 weeks during my first pregnancy. So, my gynaecologist has aaked me take vageston 200mg twice a day for a month but I read online that is a class D drug during pregnancy. Is it safe to take this medic

Yes, safe.: Vageston is a semi-synthetic hormone that--in theory--supports pregnancy in the early weeks prior to the full development of the placenta which then takes over the job of producing natural progesterone. It's perfectly safe but not always effective. There are many other factors that can cause early pregnancy loss that have nothing to do with insufficient progesterone. Best wishes to you! ...Read more

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I need a gynecologist but I don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance?

I need a gynecologist but I don't have insurance do you know of any that will see me with no insurance?

Yes: See a nurse practioner at a planned parenthood clinic. They are very reliable and knowledgeable. Best of all, it is not expensive to get care there. And usually they have a doctor on staff or by referral that
has reduced prices for patients
search on your favorite or google: planned parenthood........ ...Read more

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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?

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

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I want to see a gynecologist. But I only have medicaid and I don't know any doctors. Any suggestions?

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

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I can't use tampons and 3 boys that know how and tried couldn't finger me. What could it be? I haven't gone to the gynecologist.

Likely simple issue: If you have menstrual flow as expected we know you have the parts, and an opening or openings in the hymen (door entering vagina).Some women have a thickened hymen and narrow opening that would obstruct anything trying to enter. This can be confirmed by exam and fixed in a simple procedure done by the OBGYN. ...Read more

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Why can't the gynecologist perform a colposcopy if a woman is on her period?

Why can't the gynecologist perform a colposcopy if a woman is on her period?

Can't see!: It's VERY important to get a colposcopy if your pap is abnormal. A colposcopy is a speculum exam where special stains and magnifying lenses are used to look for pre-cancers on your cervix. If there are abnormalities, your GYN will take a biopsy. If you're on your period, sometimes it'll be hard for your doctor to see any lesions to biopsy so come on a different day. ...Read more

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Why would a gynecologist want to do an ultrasound if the patient wasn't pregnant?

Why would a gynecologist want to do an ultrasound if the patient wasn't pregnant?

Non-fetal sonogram: There are many gynecological problems that can be diagnosed with pelvic sonogram, such as uterine fibroids, leiomyomatous uterus, ovarian cysts, adenomyosis (endometriosis of the uterus), uterine/fallopian tube/ovaian cancer and endometrial polyps are just a few diseases that can be diagnosed or ruled out with pelvic sonogram. Ask your gynecologist - communication with your doctor is healthy! ...Read more

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Can I get an IUD if I have missed periods? My gynecologist said I can't because of it.

Can I get an IUD if I have missed periods? My gynecologist said I can't because of it.

IUD: It depends on the reason you're missing your periods. Usually this wouldn't be a problem. If your doctor can't explain it to you better, find another provider. ...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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How could a gynecologist help me?

How could a gynecologist help me?

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

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Can going to the gynecologist hurt?

Should not: Be too uncomfortable depending on what your situation is, most gyns take pride in not trying to cause pain when they do a pelvic exam, I rec going to a board certified experienced gyn. ...Read more