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Should I go to a general practice doctor or a gyn for my annual exam?
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Dr. Denise Elser
Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Either
Pick one you are comfortable with.
Depending on age, make sure your doc will cover more than a pap test: std (prevention/ screening), birth control, sexuality, breast health, bone health, menstrual health (no one should bleed to anemia), hormone replacement, and cancer screening taking family history into account.

In brief: Either
Pick one you are comfortable with.
Depending on age, make sure your doc will cover more than a pap test: std (prevention/ screening), birth control, sexuality, breast health, bone health, menstrual health (no one should bleed to anemia), hormone replacement, and cancer screening taking family history into account.
Dr. Denise Elser
Dr. Denise Elser
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Either
An ob-gyn md has more experience in managing specific disorders of the female reproductive tract.
However, if the reason for the appointment is general medical issues then the general/family practitioner is for you. Ob-gyn md's also are designated primary care physician's for women.

In brief: Either
An ob-gyn md has more experience in managing specific disorders of the female reproductive tract.
However, if the reason for the appointment is general medical issues then the general/family practitioner is for you. Ob-gyn md's also are designated primary care physician's for women.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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