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Important Terms to Know About Obstetrics & Gynecology Doctors

Obstetrics and gynaecology (often abbreviated Ob Gyn) are two closely related medical specialties concerning female reproductive health. Considered distinct from doctors specializing in internal medicine, Ob Gyn physicians are trained in a wide range of issues relating to women’s reproduction, including abortion, birth control, and menopause. Whether or not you plan to start a family, it is important for all women to be familiar with gynecological terms and concepts. Below are several key terms you should know about.

  • Obstetrician – A doctor who deals with the care of a woman’s reproductive health during and immediately after pregnancy. Obstetricians are well versed in the complications that may arise during this phase.
  • Gynecologist – A doctor who deals with the care of a woman’s reproductive system. Gynecologists are trained to treat afflictions such as cancer of the reproductive organs and abnormal menstrual conditions. In general, gynecologists also work as obstetricians.
  • Pediatrician – A doctor who deals with the medical care of infants and children.
  • Endometriosis – A medical condition in which cells in the uterine lining begin to grow in other parts of the body. It can result in chronic pain and infertility.
  • Hysterectomy – The removal of the uterus through surgery. This is generally performed due to variety of chronic medical conditions, such as uterine cancer.
  • Ultrasound – Also called obstetric ultrasonography, this is a clinical technique to obtain an image of the fetus during a woman’s pregnancy. It is used to identify developmental abnormalities in the fetus and can also detect the fetus’ sex.
  • Breast Exam – Closely examining a woman’s breasts for evidence of medical problems, such as cancer. This can be achieved with a self-exam or by a physician in a clinic.
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    Azalea Women's Healthcare
    1219 Hodges Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308
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    (850) 877-5767
    User Review: "Wish I could put less than one star....Absolutely the worst experience. Came here for prenatal care for my first pregnancy..."
    Comprehensive Women's Health
    2601 Bemis Road, Suite A, Valdosta, GA 31602
    Come to our reliable OB/GYN clinic today to get women's health services. Contact us at (888) 663-1962 in Valdosta, GA, for more information.
    (229) 242-7900
    Barry Ripps MD
    2101 Northside Dr Unit 301, Panama City, FL 32405
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    (850) 747-1600
    User Review: "Good doctor, very thorough. Staff, was nice but one of the nurses wants to be the doctor and in the course of doing what..."
    Messer H Hutson MD Facog
    Tallahassee, FL 32301
    (850) 877-4114
    North Florida Women's Care
    1401 Centerville Rd Ste 202, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 877-7241
    Jana M Bures Forsthoefel MD
    1405 Centerville Rd Ste 4200, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 877-3549
    Leaton Hall Jr MD
    2001 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 878-5151
    Davenport Alex MD Ob/Gyn
    2418 E Plaza Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 656-1997
    Bert Morales MD
    2001 Miccosukee Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 878-5151
    Adrienne George MD
    1219 Hodges Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 877-5767
    Stephen W Duncan MD
    1845 Jaclif Ct, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 877-9355
    Shawn Ramsey DO
    1405 Centerville Rd Ste 4200, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 877-3549
    Gynecology & Obstetrics Associates
    1405 Centerville Rd Ste 4200, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 877-3549
    Alfredo Nova MD
    2110 Centerville Rd Ste B, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 942-7750
    Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
    1301 Hodges Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308
    (850) 431-5430

    Gynecologists are physicians who focus on issues related to the female reproductive system. Many of them also work in areas of obstetrics, which involves providing care for women during and after pregnancy. Since many of the physicians work in areas of gynecology and obstetrics, they are often referred to as OB GYNs. Gynecologists are trained to provide a variety of health care services for women. They are often involved in family planning, so they can provide accurate information about infertility, birth control, and abortions. OB GYNs also receive training that allows them to use ultrasound technology to view internal organs. In many cases, these doctors also provide breast exams. Clinics that employ several doctors might have some gynecologists who focus on specific areas of health care. Some, for instance, might concentrate on medicines that can help women tolerate the symptoms of menopause. Others have been trained to perform gynecological surgeries. This allows them to provide hysterectomy and endometriosis treatments at the clinic. Pediatricians might also provide pediatric exams. These services focus on issues that relate to babies and young girls. You can learn more about the OB GYN clinics and individual physicians that serve your area by searching the Internet for their websites. Many doctors now use websites to keep their patients better informed. You can also search the internet for reviews written by people who live in your area. This could help you choose a doctor or clinic that has received good reviews from other women with similar health concerns as you.
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