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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello, I am a student writing a paper on the subject of gynecology and I need to ask a couple questions.
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr XXXXX here
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   Hello I need to ask a few question about the gynecology speciality
Doctor :   yes, you can proceed
User :   When it comes to gynecology are there any specific conditions, diseases, or injuries in particular that patients seen in your specialty tend to acquire?
Doctor :   can i ask, in what way ?
User :   Just a broad overview of common things that come up with patients
Doctor :   are you meaning Nosocomial
Doctor :   ( physician induced )
User :   I think so
User :   any like aliments or things of that nature too
Doctor :   ok, infective diseases like vaginitis commonly candidiasis ( thrush ), cervicitis, vulval lesions ( skin lesions )
User :   ok thats the things I need for this paper
Doctor :   bleeding disorders like DUB, amenhorrea
Doctor :   white discharge
Doctor :   cancer growths involving Cervix, uterus , vulva
Doctor :   genital warts
User :   yeah that's what I needed, I have one more question
Doctor :   also problems involving breasts
Doctor :   yes, please post the query
User :   are there any unique instruments used in this speciality
User :   I mean like medical equipment
Doctor :   yes, most commonest ones used are , a vaginal speculum, vaginal retracter ,
Doctor :   to examine the vagina
Doctor :   cervical dialator to dilate the cervical opening
Doctor :   a currete to scrape the uterine contents / for abortions
User :   yes those are what I needed information on
Doctor :   ah , and also a cervical spatchula to take a pap smear ( for cancer screening )
Doctor :   and some more special ones woud be a hysteroscope connected to a camera to view the uterine contents
Doctor :   swabs sticks to take a sample of secretions for study
Doctor :   from the vagine or cervix
Doctor :   Vagina*
Doctor :   and ultrasound machine for sure to look for any intraabdominal structures
Doctor :   is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   no I think that's everything I need to know
Doctor :   Ok, thanks for consulting , kindly provied feedback
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