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Gynecological Exam in Latin America

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Latin America performing Gynecological Exam.

Clínica Anglo Americana

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides medical care for all phases of a woman's life from puberty to pregnancy, child birth, and menopause, with a main focus on reproduction.

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Hospital Universitario Austral

he Obstetrics Service depends on the Maternal and Child Department, and deals with the health care of the mother and the child during the months of pregnancy and birth.The Service covers the total and personalized assistance of pregnant women.

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CIMA Hospital

A modern, JCI accredited hospital which provides a full range of diagnostic, emergency, medical and surgical services.

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Dr. Sae-Hui Kim

Gynecology, Reproductive Biology

Dr. Daniel Nisman

Gynecology

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Hospital CIMA Monterrey

Hospital CIMA Monterrey is an acute-care hospital that was originally a women's specialty hospital (formerly known as Hospital Santa Engracia) when it opened in 1996. It is located in San Pedro, Garza Garcia, a suburb of Monterrey, in Mexico.

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Hospital San Jose Tec De Monterrey

A JCI accredited hospital, located 150 miles from the border with Texas, United States. The hospital is a full range tertiary care hospital, with five areas of excellence: Cardiology, Oncology, Neuroscience, Organ Transplant and Liver Disease.

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Hospital Punta Pacifica

A modern private hospital which is affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Most of the doctors and surgeons at Hospital Punta Pacifica were trained in the USA or in Europe.

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Dr. Mario Vega Rich

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Jaime Sanchez

Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist

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Galenia Hospital

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology provides medical care for all phases of a woman's life from puberty to pregnancy, child birth, and menopause, with a main focus on reproduction.

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Dr. Eduardo Loya Cortes

Obstetrics and Gynecology

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San Javier Hospital

A 73 bed private, tertiary, full service hospital. San Javier Hospital is affiliated with 3,000 specialized, board certifies physicians, and offers the full range of medical specialties.

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Centro Medico Puerta de Hierro

Centro Médico Puerta de Hierro (CMPDH) is a private, proudly Mexican organization, specializing in the provision of high quality health services.

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Dr. Luis Arturo Ruvalcaba Castellon, MD

Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist

Dr. Efrain Pérez Peña, MD

Gynecology and Obstetrics Specialist

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San Javier Marina Hospital

A tertiary, modern, small hospital, which is part of the San Javier group of hospitals. The hospital employs 48 physicians in most medical specialties, and provides many services to accomodate private and foreign patients.

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About Gynecological Exam

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


Why have a Gynecological Exam?

A gynecological exam is a series of tests done in regard to the female reproductive system. The best reason to have a gynecological exam is for it to act as a preventative measure in regard to your reproductive and physical well-being.

Such an exam allows for the early detection of diseases such as pelvic infections, ovarian, cervical and breast cancer which are usually asymptomatic in the early stages and this increases the chances of survival.


When to have your first gynecological exam

This exam should begin at the age of 21 but if sexual active it should begin earlier. This allows a doctor- patient relationship to be established and pelvic exams are rarely required. This visits can be used to field any questions about a woman’s development, menstrual cycle, sexual relationships, how to protect against sexually transmitted diseases as well as methods of birth control.


Steps that you can take to prepare yourself include:
  • Schedule the visit between menstrual periods as they can interfere with the exam and the laboratory results.
  • Do not insert anything in the vagina including vaginal sexual intercourse or use vaginal products for at least 24 hours before the visit. Sexual activity can cause irritation to the vaginal tissue and lead to incorrect results.
  • Prepare a list of questions to ask the gynecologist during your visit.
  • Know the date of your last period and how long you period normally last.

What to Expect
  • At the start of the visit, your basic measurements such as blood pressure, weight, height and the date your last period started.
  • You will be given a gown to undress into and privacy.
  • The gynecological exam can include discussing your personal and family medical history, contraceptive options, sexual history and safe sex.
  • This is also the time to field any questions about vaginal discharge, bleeding, pain or odor, irregular periods, pregnancy tests and sexually transmitted diseases.

The Breast Exam:
  • This exam serves to check for any irregularities or lumps in the breast tissue. The doctor will examine the breasts by making gentle linear and circular motions with his/her fingers and this should last for about a minute. The doctor will also teach you how to perform a breast exam on yourself.

The Pelvic Exam:
  • The doctor will examine the external genitalia to check for signs of infection sores or irritation. He/she will then insert a lubricated instrument-speculum- into the vagina and then slowly open it to separate the vaginal walls. This will provide him/her with a view of the cervix and the vaginal wall.
  • Cervical cells will be collected by swiping the cervical mucus with a cotton swab. This will help detect the presence of abnormalities. The doctor will examine the reproductive organs by inserting one or two fingers into the vagina. This procedure will examine the shape, size and position of the uterus. The doctor may insert a finger into the rectum to check for any abnormalities of the vaginal wall, uterus or rectum.
  • You will need to lie on an exam table with your feet on footrests to keep your knees apart. Slight discomfort during this exam is normal but you should let the doctor know if there is a pain. The following are some things that you can expect during this exam. After the gynecological exam, the doctor will discuss with you his/ her findings and you can also ask any additional questions that you may have.

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