Have you ever wondered when is the best time to go to the gynecologist? Do you know from what age a woman should start going to the gynecologist and what type of check ups a medical doctor can do? Now we would like to share a little bit of information so that you can know when is the time to go with a gynecologist and so you can stay healthy and informed.
A woman should go to the gynecologist from her first period or when she starts to have sexual intercourse.
The next visits should be done when you feel any annoyance in the genital area, have any infection, you have irregular periods or through a pregnancy.
During a gynecologist visit an internal and external exploration of the feminine genitalia is done. And is able to inform you and your medic about the health your body has. The analysis that is done works to detect any problems or irregularities in your reproductive organs.
The visits should be done in a periodic form, even though, if you have any discomfort we recommend you to go to the medic so that a check up can be done.
In a gynecological consultation also a breast exam can be done, to detect any nodules or breast irregularities that can or cannot be bening. It’s recommended that from the age of 40 the check ups have to be periodic, but it’s important to say that breast cancer can be presented in young women.
Some tests that can be done at the gynecologist are:
We invite you to read our entry: The importance of your first consult.
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