Routine inspection at the gynecologist

As a rule, women are recorded on reception to the gynecologist only then, when they find signs of any disease, inflammation or infection. However, we all know that any disease is easier to cure in the initial stages. When, on the face of disease progression, and time irretrievably lost, it may happen that cure disease will be very difficult or even not possible.

Among the reasons for the lack of visits female doctor, the most common are: natural shyness and neglect their own health. Girls and women once and for all to understand that any disease is easier to prevent than to cure, so you should at least once a year to visit gynecological office for a routine exam, even if seemingly no cause for concern.

On reception the doctor will ask about the date when the start/end of last menstrual period, how many days it lasted. If a woman that is a concern, it should not openly talk about it to the specialist. The only way a gynecologist will be able to make an accurate diagnosis.

On routine examination, the gynecologist will assess the condition of the cervix, the vaginal mucosa, genital organs, will take two compulsory smear (urogenital and vaginal surface of the cervix), which can detect a number of infections, diseases and pathologies.

In private clinics, doctors often suggest their patients to undergo colposcopy or videocolposcopy. The examination of the cervix and vagina is made under the microscope, the image is displayed on a special monitor. Such inspection will determine the pathological sections, modify, and redistribute.

On the scheduled exam, the doctor will also conduct a bimanual examination. For this he will need to enter the vagina forefinger and middle finger, and the second arm to exert a slight pressure on the abdominal wall. Thus, the gynecologist will be able to evaluate the density and consistency of the cervical isthmus, appendages, the size and consistency of the uterus. If during such exposure, the patient will feel pain, then most likely, in the abdominal region has already begun the process of inflammation.

The last stage gynecological examination is palpation of the mammary glands: palpation clockwise each breast, the evaluation of its density, size, consistency, symmetrical, status of lymph nodes.

The survey results shall be recorded in the medical chart of the patient. The physician must inform the woman about her health, and the need for additional consultation and research.

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