Routine pelvic exam considered obsoleteby
Dr. John Z.
of routine health exams for women?
In a Perspective published in the January 2011 Journal of Women’s Health... who have no symptoms of disease. Dr. Westhoff cites data that shows that for such women the pelvic exam is not needed...
The Gynecology Roomby
Voodoo Medicine Man
will go much faster.
The following are some patients I remember fondly from the dreaded gynecology room...-obese frequent flyer). After delaying the pelvic exam as long as I could (I was hoping I could push...
how a transfusion would affect the numbers it was 150 before and 1 day after the exam it was 90 the only spotting was before exam.I was on meds and had a blood transfusion the day of exam also,could that have altered...
Amoebiasis can range from mild diarrhea to dysentery. It can cause cysts in your liver. I would've expected more white blood cells (WBC) in your stool if you were infected. Likewise, I wonder what made your doctor comment
Probably nothing. More importantly, why was your stool being checked? Best to go ask the health care provider who ordered the test how s/he would interpret it. But in the meantime, 0-1 is typically considered normal. Good
Winter, Studying, Decision-Makingby
It snows outside, and I'm inside studying for my obs/gyn exam tomorrow. It is picturesque winter and I kind of want to be outside in it. Instead I'm self-reprimanding and stuffing more knowledge...
In the comments of a previous post asked where to find more info on gyn self-exam --- this is where I found that image in the post "speculums" -- http://www.fwhc.org/health/selfcare.htm
I highly encourage...