7 Things to Ask Your Gynecologist Next Time You're in for a Visit ...

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No woman enjoys going to the gynecologist, or at least any that I know, but despite the dread of attending this yearly visit, there are some things to ask your gynecologist you need to be aware of for your next appointment.

Many times, just one or two answers to important questions can be tips for gynecologists that relay information about possible health scares or reproductive issues.

Fertility is an issue for many women, and so many things can affect how fertile a woman is or isn’t.

Your gynecologist can also be your best friend on health topics like breast cancer prevention or treatment, disease prevention, vaginal health of course, and issues with your hormones, which we all have!

Make a list of some concerns you might have regarding your health, and don’t forget the small stuff.

Things like headaches, stomachaches and even rashes can be things you doctor needs to know about.

Keep a list of these important things to ask your gynecologist next time you go.

One answer to these questions could possibly save your life, or at least give you some relief about a health issue that may be bothering you, no matter how embarrassing it may be.2

Remember, they’ve seen it all, so don’t hold back!

1. Is Itching Normal?

One of the most important and common things to ask your gynecologist is regarding if you suffer vaginal itching.

If you do on a regular basis, you could be suffering from a yeast imbalance in the body, which can be fixed through a diet treatment, and/or medication.

Itching can also be a sign of vaginal dryness during menopause and pre-menopause.

Talk to your doctor about this irritating issue so she can give you a cream or oral supplement to help and give you dietary advice to help as well.

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