- Q What is a pelvic exam?
Dr. Kevin Windom, Obstetrics & GynecologyA pelvic exam, otherwise known as a gynecologic exam, is a procedure where a woman's vagina, cervix, uterus, and ovaries are examined for health and wellness. During a pelvic exam, a small metal or plastic instrument called a speculum is placed into the... Full Answer
- Q What lubricants are suggested to treat vaginal dryness?
Dr. Jan Shifren, Obstetrics & GynecologyIf vaginal dryness is your concern, a lubricating liquid or gel that temporarily alleviates vaginal discomfort may be your best solution. Vaginal lubricants are available over-the-counter and do not require a prescription. One example is... Full Answer
- Q What are the symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)?
The first symptom you might notice if you have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disruption of your regular menstrual cycle. You may go several months without having a period or you may have periods that are very light or very heavy. The extra... Full Answer