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How should I prepare for a gynecologist appointment?

Jennifer Landa, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

To prepare for a gynecologist appointment, jot down your questions in advance, take notes during your visit, be honest with your doctor and just relax. In this video, sexual health expert Jen Landa, MD, explains what to do in advance of your visit.

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

There's nothing you need to do to prepare for a visit with your gynecologist. However, according to Dr. Lauren Streicher, a gynecologist and guest on The Dr. Oz Show, there are a few things you should not do. Watch this video to learn more.

Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz, MD
OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

There's a simple way to make the most of your gynecologist appointment. In this video, obstetrics and gynecology specialist Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz, MD, explains -- and makes a request.


A gynecological appointment is a come-as-you-are party, says obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Lauren Streicher. Watch this video for tips on what you should -- and shouldn't -- do to prep for a visit to your ob/gyn.

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