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Urology Exam For Women
Urology is a medical and surgical specialty that deals with the urinary tract (kidney, ureter, bladder, & urethra) of men and women; & the reproductive system of men. It is a broad field dealing with issues ranging from infections & kidney stones to surgical problems such as congenital defects, cancer surgery, and incontinence. Urologists are board certified by ...Read more
That's unusual.: The only patients that i've ever anesthetized for a pelvic exam were children. It would be extraordinarily unusual for a patient to need anesthesia for a routine pelvic exam. I could understand however that some women with very painful conditions or a history of a traumatic experience may benefit from some sedation prior to their pelvic exam, but not a general anesthetic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: All women need yearly pelvic exams to monitor for problems that arent necessarily related to pap smears. Pap smears are no longer needed if the hysterectomy was performed for benign indications and there is no prior history of moderate or severe precancerous changes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: Absolutely! please continue seeing your gynecologist annually even after having a hysterectomy. At this visit, your physician will discuss your overall health and well-being. Also, since you are now surgically post-menopausal, your doctor will help you prevent problems such as osteoporosis. Importantly, you will still benefit from a regular pelvic and breast exam. ...Read more
Depends: Routine screening for stds in general is seldom performed anymore. On the other hand if you know you have been exposed to a particular one, you may be tested for several others as well. ...Read more
No: No unless symptomatic.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many do, some dont: Board certified family docs are trained to do pap smears and pelvic exams during their residency training. Some choose to offer that service once they get into private practice, some choose not to. The same applies to many procedures including obstetrics, office surgery etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
(Female) Urethra discharge, all STD DNA test negative, blood check normal. Should I go to an ID specialist or urologist?
Need a reason: There is no reason for either unless you are having bladder problems or have blood in your urine. Need to see a urologist if you have bladder symptoms. We do not recommend bladder ultrasound or cystoscopy as part of routine health care at any age. Not like having routine colonoscopies after age 50. ...Read more
Physical Exam: Aphysical exam for 32 years entails a detaild family history, personal history, past history of any significance, a comprehensive physical exam.Blood test for routine cbc, blood chemistry including glucose, cholesterol and kidney functions, urine analysis and if indicated thyroid hormone profile and advice to have a pap smear and gyn exam which i stopped doig many years ago' so what are you waiting for. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We are planning for a baby now. So for general checkup for males which speciality doctor should I go for ? Is it Urologist or Gynaecologist ?
For men, internest: or urologist would be the usual, though Family Practice could also be helpful; as always very dependent on the particular physician. Gynecology defined as physiology/medicine that deals with functions & diseases specific to women & girls, however best go with your wife, never leave her side during all exams & visa versa, team enterprise. Also study: http://goo.gl/ubDC9h & http://goo.gl/FSjqDn ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this order for a transvaginal or abdominal ultrasound?" US-S-PELVIS; NON-N OBSTETRIC, COMPLETE(76856)"
Neither: Code 76856 is for a pelvic ultrasound (not an abdominal U/S), and includes evaluation of the female pelvic anatomy. This examination includes a description and measurements of the uterus and adnexal structures, measurement of the endometrium, measurement of the bladder, etc. If a transvaginal U/S probe is used, the would be billed as 76830 (an extra charge). Codes may change from year to year. ...Read more
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