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Gynecologists versus infertility specialists - who should be your first choice ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 6:23pm Infertile couples are often confused whom they should visit when they need medical assistance. Even though infertility always affects a couple , it's usually the woman who takes the initiative in seeking medical care . Most will bypass their family physician , but are unsure whether to go to a gynecologist or an infertility specialist. Both options ... Read on »
Dear Gynecologist, I can’t get married every month by Genevieve .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 Aug 2008 12:00am My gynecologist is lucky I wasn’t actually experiencing PMS on the day he told me that it didn’t exist. I had scheduled my yearly appointment with hopes he could help me find some monthly relief. I wasn’t expecting miracles — or my pants to fit . I just wanted to still be married, raising children and have a job when I became human ag ... Read on »
Who should you go to - Gynecologist ? Or Infertility Specialist by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 30 Dec 2010 12:05am Infertile couples are often confused whom they should visit when they need medical assistance. Even though infertility always affects a couple , it's usually the woman who takes the initiative in seeking medical care . Most will bypass their family physician , but are unsure whether to go to a gynecologist or an infertility specialist. Both optio ... Read on »
When to schedule your first exam with a gynecologist. by Dr Nicoll Posted Fri 07 May 2010 12:00am Your first gynecololgic visit can be a daunting prospect at any age.  But with a better idea of what to expect, there’s no reason for your visit to be intimidating, uncomfortable, or painful. It is appropriate to make an appointment to see a gynecologist for the first time, whatever your age, for any of the following reasons: S ... Read on »
The First Visit to the Gynecologist: A Guide (Part Two) by findingeve Patient Expert Posted Tue 04 Jan 2011 12:00am Finding Eve returns with Part Two of this first-timer’s guide.  ( Click here for Part One .) The first thing in will generally be a speculum.  This is a device that goes in to spread the vaginal walls to allow the doctor to see in.  There will be bright lights focused on your vagina to aid in this.  While the doctor looks around, ... Read on »
Are You Too Scared to See a Gynecologist? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 29 Jul 2010 5:54pm Women’s health is very complex, and good health requires annual or semi-annual visits to the gynecologist. Most women will have their first visit with a gynecologist in their mid to late teens, but some women fear this type of doctor...  Read on »
How your gynecologist can mess up your sex life if you are infertile by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 21 Nov 2009 10:01pm All couples know that they need to have sex in order to make a baby. Many infertile couples are worried that may not be having sex at the right time when they fail to get pregnant. They know that they are meant to have sex during the fertile time - but they are often very confused about the details, including: how to calculate their fertile time; h ... Read on »
Why are some gynecologists so reluctant to refer patients for IVF ? by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:13am As an IVF specialist, I am amazed by how often gynecologists will "hang on" to their infertile patients. Some of them keep on doing IUIs again and again - while others will do useless procedures such as laparoscopy or D&C or myomectomy. Not only does this waste valuable time, it often means that patients get fed up and frustrated ; and los ... Read on »
New Products, New Medical Profession – Interventional Gynecologist by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 10:52pm Interventional specialist are becoming the one profession you want to get familiar with, like the interventional radiologist if you are having certain surgical procedures, these are the folks using technology with software to precisely guide the surgical instruments and implants with 3D screens and imaging processes for high levels of accuracy a ... Read on »
Gynecologists versus IVF specialists by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 6:27pm Many gynecologists are critical of IVF specialists. They feel that they advise IVF for practically all the infertile couples who come to them, and end up overtreating many couples who could have got pregnant with much simpler treatment, just to make more money. I think there is some truth in this crticism. A man with a hammer tends to see only ... Read on »