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What are some questions the gynecologist will ask me on my first visit?

What are some questions the gynecologist will ask me on my first visit?

Medical history: Your medical history will include questions on every organ system, allergies, medications used, family medical history, reproductive past including prenancies, and previous surgeries/complications. There will also be questions about your lmp (last menstrual period), and amount and nature of your cyclicity. ...Read more

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I'm nervous about asking my questions because I have never been to a gynecologist before. What should I do?

I'm nervous about asking my questions because I have never been to a gynecologist before. What should I do?

Prepare: I agree with writing down the list of questions prior to the appointment. Keep in mind that the physician is there for you. Bring someone if that would make you feel comfortable. Good luck. ...Read more

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Question for a gynecologist. I live in vietnam and have a female personal issue. I am worried and in a lot of pain, please someone help.

Question for a gynecologist. I live in vietnam and have a female personal issue. I am worried and in a lot of pain, please someone help.

Need more info: In order to address your concerns, we would need more information about the nature of your problem. If you don't feel comfortable providing more details, please see a doctor near you as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Hi, I've got a question I've been married for 5 years and trying to get pregnant what should I do never been to a gynecologist please help?

Make an appointment: Most of us are happy to see new patients. Just call for an appointment. After a thorough history and physical the appropriate workup (lab tests, etc.) will be started to try to solve the problem. ...Read more

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My question is for a gynecologist. Anyone familiar with the OTC supplement "Amberen" for menopausal relief? Thoughts on it?

My question is for a gynecologist. Anyone familiar with the OTC supplement "Amberen" for menopausal relief? Thoughts on it?

Menopause: This supplement claims to help against menopausal symptoms. There are no clinical trials to support this. Looking at the label and ingredients there is no scientific reason to think that it would. Also reading the online reviews from people who tried it most said that it did not help. This is not surprising. ...Read more

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Question about women's cancers - is there a difference between a gynecologist and a gynecology oncologist?

Question about women's cancers - is there a difference between a gynecologist and a gynecology oncologist?

Big difference: A gynecologist is a doctor that screens and may diagnose female cancers. They also see patients for things like period problems and birth control. A gynecologic oncologist treats cancers of the cervix, uterus, ovaries, tubes, vagina, and vulva (not breast). ...Read more

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This is more of a gynecologist question. I have this swelling on my clitoris and it sorta had this black dot on it. It feels like a bruise?

This is more of a gynecologist question. I have this swelling on my clitoris and it sorta had this black dot on it. It feels like a bruise?

Need to see it: It's not possible to know what this is without seeing it. If you like, you can ask for a private conversation and upload a photo of it. ...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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Mid cycle bleeding bright red&some v dark for 2/3 days. Prior cone biopsy 1995 for cin3. What tests/questions to ask gynaecologist for thorough eval?

Mid cycle bleeding bright red&some v dark for 2/3 days. Prior cone biopsy 1995 for cin3. What tests/questions to ask gynaecologist for thorough eval?

See below: Because of your age you should have an endometrial curettage or biopsy also a repeat pap smear with an hpv test should be done that should take care of what yo have told me. ...Read more

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I'm a38y/o woman. I have question of agynecologist for lyomyomatosis uterus. I have 2time lyomyomectomy but, ihave myoma&i, m simgle. Do you know treatment?

I'm a38y/o woman. I have question of agynecologist for lyomyomatosis uterus. I have 2time lyomyomectomy but, ihave myoma&i, m simgle. Do you know treatment?

Surgery or drugs: For women with leiomyomas (fibroids) there are a few treatment options. 1) surgery to remove fibroids; 2) medication to shrink fibroids (depot lupron); 3) uterine artery emobolization (a radiology procedure to starve fibroid of blood supply); and 4) expectant management or do nothing. If you are having pain or desire conception, see a doctor for more specific advice re management. ...Read more

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Where can I can the list of gynecologists in Pretoria?

Where can I can the list of gynecologists in Pretoria?

Should be online: Years ago, listings used to be available only in printed form. By the turn of the century, lists had become available online everywhere. Now, some lists are only online, and no longer printed. County medical societies (or other local medical societies), hospitals, and insurance companies usually list doctors by name, specialty, and location. The better websites have "find a doctor" pages. ...Read more

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Differences between men/women gynecologists. I've heard that women are less sensitive to thoughts/feelings. True?

Doctors Personality: I have heard these rumors myself over my career. But, of course the rumors or myths are not true. All kinds of physicians have all kinds of personalities. You should not choose your doctor on the basis of their gender. But, you choose someone who listens and answers your questions. ...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?

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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I need advice from a gynecologist?

I need advice from a gynecologist?

Here to Help: There are many Gynecologist here on Healthtap. We are here to help. You may ask general questions here or you can schedule a virtual visit with an healthtap Obgyn at your convenience anytime. ...Read more

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What to expect when going to gynecologist?

What to expect when going to gynecologist?

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

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To the gynecologist for the first time so what to expect from the gynecologist?

To the gynecologist for the first time so what to expect from the gynecologist?

Talk with doctor.: Not every woman needs to have an internal examination or a pap smear. Talk with your doctor and decide the appropriate evaluation for someone your age and with your medical history. ...Read more

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When should I go for my first gynecologist visit?

When should I go for my first gynecologist visit?

Soon: Begin a conversation soon with a knowledgeable clinician who cares for teen girls (Adolescent Medicine doctor, Pediatrician, Family Medicine doctor, Gyn Nurse Practitioner or Gynecologist.)in order to express concerns and questions and receive reliable medical information, learn what to expect, what is normal sexual emotional reproductive health, safe sexuality, healthy habits, pregnancy-STI risks ...Read more

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What will happen at the first visit to a gynecologist?

What will happen at the first visit to a gynecologist?

Depends on your age: Mostly just talking. Typically, no pelvic or breast exam is needed for a teen. Birth control can be safely prescribed. Blood pressure is routinely checked, however. A vaginal infection will, however, require a minimal exam.
In the early 20's on up, a breast and pelvic exam, with pap test is standard. ...Read more

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I have dreamed of becoming gynecologist which classes should I take in collage.?

I have dreamed of becoming gynecologist which classes should I take in collage.?

What do you love?: When I was in medical school - my comrades had majored in everything from psychology, to religion to economics! Study what you love...Cover the medical school prerequisites and you will do well. Don't just major in "pre-med". This puts you in the middle of the pack automatically. Put passion behind what you do - and good luck!
and....It's "college". Correct spelling is important.... ...Read more

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I would like to speak to a gynecologist?

I would like to speak to a gynecologist?

Call: Local, medical society for list, or national obstetrics and gyn society for listings.
Board certified, facs. ...Read more

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My gastroenterologist is sending me to a gynecologist. Why?

My gastroenterologist is sending me to a gynecologist. Why?

Because...: He/she must think that you have a problem with your female organs. If you were referred, it is best to get it checked out promptly. Good luck. ...Read more