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Unitas Hospital Gynecologist
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
What do you suggest if I am 18 yrs old and i was wondering.Can you go to the gynecologist at a hospital without your parent if you are 18?
Interesting issue: In some states, you can obtain private women's health from clinics like planned parenthood even before you turn 18. In most states, you can consent to health care at 18, but if you use your parents insurance, they will get an insurance statement with some data on the visit. In my state, your parents must have your written permission to gain access to the health information in your office chart. ...Read more
For DNA paternity test do I request it at the hospital or my gynecologist office? In Fresno, California?
Paternity test: There are commercial labs who will do a paternity test using samples from the inside of the cheek (the parent's and the child's) via mail. If you would like to receive a certificate there is an extra charge for that. ...Read more
The doctor at the hospital suggested I see a gynecologist because he thinks I may have PID but I am a virgin. Is that possible?
Yes it is: Acute and Chronic Salpingitis (PID) can occur without intercourse. For example TB induced infection, more common outside of the United States. ...Read more
Safety first: If someone has a serious psychiatric illness and needs inpatient care, they should be admiited and payment can be addressed later. A hospital can not legally deny admission based on inability to pay. Once admiited, the person could talk to a hospital social worker or financial specialist about payment options. Often, hospitals will write off indigent care or the state may absorb the costs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and no: If there is any medical reason suspected for your recurrent seizures you will probably need a short hospital stay. If on the other hand there is only failure of taking your medicine for different reasons specific attention should be paid for improving compliance as an outpatient. For insurance purposes there are clear criteria for inpatient and hospitals may not get paid if criteria are not met. ...Read more
High aniexty panic attacks in convinced I'm going to die please help me I can't go hospital again?
Probably should: start with a psychiatrist to bring down the intensity of your symptoms, even if with meds to start. You have to be more sedate to begin to respond to psychological treatment, which is where the real success will be. Understanding anxiety dynamics helps. Here's a starting point to help: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers