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How often should a woman go to a gynecologist?

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Dr. David Kurss
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yearly

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.

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In brief: Yearly

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. Get help now ›
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Dr. David Kurss
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