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Mr. Gazi Abdulhay, MD

OB-GYN (Obstetrician-Gynecologist)

Dr. Gazi Abdulhay is an obstetrician-gynecologist practicing in Allentown, PA. Dr. Abdulhay specializes in women's health, particularly the female reproductive system, pregnancy and childbirth. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, or OB-GYN, Dr. Abdulhay can treat a number of health issues related to the vagina, uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and breasts. Dr Abdulhay can also treat women during pregnancy, labor, childbirth and the postpartum period. In this specialty, doctors focus on reproductive care from puberty through adulthood.
47 years Experience
Mr. Gazi Abdulhay, MD
  • Allentown, PA
  • ISTANBUL UNIV, ISTANBUL TIP FAK, ISTANBUL, TURKEY
  • Accepting new patients

Does an OB-GYN also carry out tests to detect cancer in women?

OB/GYN specialists are able to screen for cervical and breast cancers. The sub-specialist, gynecologic oncologists, provide the women's cancer treatments, and some also treat breast READ MORE
OB/GYN specialists are able to screen for cervical and breast cancers. The sub-specialist, gynecologic oncologists, provide the women's cancer treatments, and some also treat breast cancers.

Can a radiologist detect the presence of cancer?

While the mammogram is of much value and reassuring, it is important to also have a physical breast examination.

I have a pus filled boil near my vagina. What could it be?

It could be an infection or a growth. Examination is a must.

Is breast cancer genetic?

About one in ten breast cancers can be transmitted genetically (from family), so most breast cancers aren't passed on to offsprings. Depending on the age of diagnosis of breast READ MORE
About one in ten breast cancers can be transmitted genetically (from family), so most breast cancers aren't passed on to offsprings. Depending on the age of diagnosis of breast cancer, there may be a need for genetic testing, looking for abnormal genes (mutation of the BRCA gene). If such mutation is found, the lifetime risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer, along with some other cancers, becomes very significant.

What Breast Cancer treatment is recommended?

There are many factors taken into consideration in charting a course, a master plan. Your oncologist would be able to review and make the best recommendation. Radiation therapy READ MORE
There are many factors taken into consideration in charting a course, a master plan. Your oncologist would be able to review and make the best recommendation. Radiation therapy and chemotherapy/intravenous and long-term oral medications need to be discussed. The other important issues are: the ovarian function and testing for the BRCA gene mutation, along with other preventive health measures.