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Gyn referred me to a surgeon after visit for ovarian cyst without sono is that procedure? I am worried.
34 year-old woman continues to suffer gynecologic pains, especially with bodily movement, after da Vinci surgery for fibroids and endometriosis.....?
Ovarian conservation: Unfortunately this is fairly common; my best guess is it's related to recurrent or ongoing endometriosis. There are many (good) reasons for preserving ovaries when having a hysterectomy, but good data show that if ovaries are conserved women are 6 times more likely (62% vs. 10%) to have recurring symptoms, and 8 times more likely to need additional surgery (31% vs. 4%) than those who have them removed. Adhesive disease is certainly another possibility. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've a tight hymen.my gynecology scheduled me for a hymenectomy.i'm afraid.will it cause a scar?& will i bleed a lot?how long the procedure take?
Hymenectomy: Like any surgery, there is a risk of scar formation, however, when done right, the risks are small. The benefit of the surgery is to open the hymenal ring to allow your menstrual bleeding to emerge unobstructed. The procedure is fairly quick and recovery is swift if you are a healthy person best wishes Dr M ...Read more
Gyn visit: First pelvic exam and Pap smear with cultures for sexually transmitted diseases, if you are sexually active, begin at age 21. A health history, full physical exam including a breast exam, as well as a visual exam of the vulva(outside), the vagina, and the cervix. The uterus as well as ovaries and tubes are checked by feel between the fingers of both hands, one in the vagina, one on your belly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Herpes: 90% of people who have herpes two (genital herpes) do not have outbreaks but are still contagious. So, no. Only through a blood test will a physician be able to fully and with validity be able to diagnose whether you have been infected with herpes. Now, if you have a sore or lesion or outbreak many physicians are very experienced to diagnose this by visual inspection. But, the blood test must. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on kid: Your pcp is an important resource for coordinating issues about your kids health care & depending on the situation few need to see an ob/gyn before their 20's. The aap other groups recommend first pelvic exams at 21 or 2 yrs after first intercourse unless problems arise. Full breast exams are seldom needed until the mid 20's.Kids can show personal growth by participating in this decision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer