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Typically one: When doing laparoscopic surgery an assistant is sometimes needed to act as a "third hand" especially when using multiple ports for instruments in certain procedures. The assistant need not be another physician but may be a member of the surgery staff or in a teaching institution, a resident. ...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
Age 52. Family hist ovarian c.Inter menstral bleeding. Doc visit NO bimanual exam. Book ultrsound. Concerned. Shouldnt doc bimanual?
Clinic doctor & nurse practioner diagnosd me with genital warts. Specialist Gyno doc & emergency room doc diagnosed me with compound nevus. Which one?
Whoa: "Compound nevus" cannot be diagnosed until the lesion is excised -- it can't be told from an intradermal or junctional nevus with any reliability. It sounds like you'd like to have the thing removed -- it's your prerogative. ...Read more
Training: Ophthalmologists are full md specialists of medicine and surgery of the eye who have graduated from medical school, internship, and residency. Optometrists do not go to medical school, or even pre-med. They go to optometry school where they learn about prescribing eye glasses as well as basic information about diseases of the eye. Opticians go through a certification to learn about glasses. ...Read more
I'm hysterectomized +surgical menopause + plus sexually inactive.yesturday vaginal bleeding.today I 't all ok. Should I see a gynaecologist?thanks
2.4 CM Dermoid in ovary, gynecologist said no need surgery internet says it need surgery. Should I get a different doctor?
What do you suggest if my eye power is bc 8.5/sph -6.00 cyl -1.75/ax 180can I opt for lasik eye surgery?
Maybe: The amount of correction you have can be corrected by LASIK. Unfortunately, that is not the only factor that would determine if LASIK surgery is an option. The cornea needs to be thick enough for that amount of correction. The cornea also needs to be free from abnormalities that would prohibit LASIK. The eyeglass correction also needs to be stable for over a year. Ask your eye Doctor. ...Read more
Hysterectomy 24 yrs ago. Uterus & cervix removed. Vaginal bleeding. Family Dr. says it's a polyp..have a referral to see Gyn. What happens now? I'm 66
Polyp: If there is a polyp there, it is likely that the doctor will remove or at least biopsy it. After a hysterectomy or menopause the most common reason for bleeding is the thinning of the vaginal tissue due to low estrogen levels. This is called atrophic vaginitis. Occasionally, after a hysterectomy there will be granulation tissue or "proud flesh" at the cuff which can resemble a polyp and bleed. ...Read more
I'm 38 . Having spotting (light pink Tinge red ) 5 days before period (3 cycles). cbc, pap, trans ultrasound normal. Recommend further testing?
Many brands: There are many brands of cosmetic contact lenses. All require a prescription to purchase. ...Read more
Normal: If no u/s has been done then its doubtful that cysts are the issue. You probably have pelvic pain, and ovaries make cysts - its what they are supposed to do, they are rarely a sourc of ongoing pain. A sono is reasonable, but you should have be asked q's about your bladder and bowel function as well as the timing of your pain related to your menstrual cycle. ...Read more
Yes: But why would you need to so? ...Read more
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