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Title:
Ask your gynecologist : answers to over 200 (sometimes embarrassing) questions women ask through every age and stage of their lives
Author:
Thornton, R. Scott.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, [2013]
Physical Description:
xxxi, 421 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The big picture : when to see a gynecologist -- The menstrual cycle : what's normal, what's not? -- Contraception : weighing the alternatives -- Sexual relations -- Pelvic infections -- Why can't I get pregnant? -- When something goes wrong : complications of early pregnancy -- Endometriosis : the great masquerader -- Disorders of the uterus -- Disorders of the ovary -- Problems of the vagina and vulva -- Problems of the breast -- Menopause and hormone replacement : the great debate -- Where's the nearest bathroom? -- Pelvic prolapse : the "dropped bladder" -- When you need surgery.
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ISBN:
9781626364196
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Ask Your Gynecologist was written for all of the women who cannot find the information they need to answer their questions about their bodies. Drs. Thornton and Schramm examine the most commonly asked questions and give valuable insight and advice about everything related to gynecology, including pap smears, the menstrual cycle, family planning, infections and disorders, pregnancy, and surgery. Each chapter is divided into questions so readers can look up specific issues quickly. Examples inspired by real women's situations are also included so readers can see that all of their questions are valid and worth asking. Advice on how to choose a gynecologist, when to make an appointment, and how to ensure that daughters visit a doctor is also included, as well as a full glossary and index.


Author Notes

R. Scott Thornton, MD, has a private practice in gynecology and is affiliated with Holy Redeemer Hospital and Medical Center in the Philadelphia area. He teaches in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at Temple University in Philadelphia and conducts health seminars for women. He lives in Elkins Park, PA.
Kathleen Schramm, MD, is a psychiatrist and cofounder of Southampton Psychiatric Associates in the Philadelphia area. She lives in Elkins Park, PA.


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