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What happens at your first gynocologist appoinment?

What happens at your first gynocologist appoinment?

Exam: A thorough history , physical exam and depending on your age, an examination. ...Read more

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What happens during your first gynecologist exam?

What happens during your first gynecologist exam?

First gyn exam: Completion of physical - height/weight, head neck, heart and lung exam. Check of abdomen and instruction and exam of breasts. Pelvic exam by speculum and manual exam. Al exams would be with answering questions. ...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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During your first gynecologist visit and you want birth control what happens at the appointment?

During your first gynecologist visit and you want birth control what happens at the appointment?

First gyn visit: A routine gyn visit consists of BP check, thyroid check, breast exam, speculum exam of the cervix including a pap smear, and bimanual exam (digital exam of the pelvic organs). Most gyn's would also perform a rectal exam at the same time to examine the space between the rectum and vagina. ...Read more

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When should you first go to the gynecologist?

When should you first go to the gynecologist?

Varies: After first sexual activity regardless of age. The recommendation is 18 or 21 depending upon who you read or what guidelines you follow. At any age if there are issues in the lower genital tract. ...Read more

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What can I expect from my first gynecologist exam?

What can I expect from my first gynecologist exam?

Annual exam: Assuming it is a routine exam with no problems, your gynecologist will first meet with you to take your personal history. He will then examine you. This will include a pelvic examination which includes the insertion of a small instument into your vagina so he can see, the taking of a pap smear, and the insertion of his fingers into your vagina to feel for any abnormalities. It is painless. ...Read more

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When should a lady get her first gynecologist exam?

When should a lady get her first gynecologist exam?

Depends: Most recommend pelvic exams by 21 or within two years of starting sexual activity.Some peds/adolescent med/fps provide these services as part of ongoing care of their patient population. Any sexual activity requires surveylance for std's. Your primary care provider may refer you for specific consultations when necessary. ...Read more

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What can I expect on my first gynecologist appointment?

What can I expect on my first gynecologist appointment?

Information and exam: You should receive information about your reproductive cycle. Your physician should explain what a speculum is and how he/she will use it to look at your cervix and vagina. You may have a pap smear. You should also expect a bimanual exam with the physician placing one hand in the vagina and one on your abdomen to feel the size and shape of your uterus, tubes and ovaries. ...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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I have an appointment with the gynecologist for the first time, can someone explain what to expect?

I have an appointment with the gynecologist for the first time, can someone explain what to expect?

Depends: What happens at a Gyn visit depends on why you are going. You and the doc will first talk about about why you are there and your doc will make a recommendation. If you do need an exam, a nurse will be present. If it is a routine exam, it usually includes a vaginal exam so the cervix can be tested for cancer and a breast exam to search for breast lumps. Then additional tests may be ordered. ...Read more