I was referred to a gynecologist because I have a dermoid cyst, but I can’t get an appointment for six weeks. Yesterday, I began experiencing nausea and really sharp pains on my side (where the cyst is), is this normal?Updated 4 March 2022 under Ask Us.
Great question, thank you for sharing! A dermoid cyst is a common type of benign growth that develops on the ovary. They are usually harmless and unlike other cysts, they […]Read more »
I recently had a pelvic exam and it wasn’t a pleasant experience. My OB-GYN didn’t talk to me or tell me what they were doing during the exam. Is this normal?Updated 18 January 2022 under Ask Us.
Great question, thank you for asking! Pelvic exams are an essential part in making sure your body is healthy, but that doesn’t mean they are easy. Thinking about a pelvic […]Read more »
My mom is insisting I go see a gynecologist. She really wants me to see our ‘family’ gynecologist, but he’s male and this makes me really uncomfortable. My mom thinks it’s silly I am uncomfortable, but I don’t know what to do. Should I just accept it and go to the appointment?Updated 22 September 2020 under Ask Us.
Great question! It can be a little awkward to think about seeing a new doctor, whether male or female. As a start, ask your mom why she thinks you need the […]Read more »