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How old should I start taking my daughter to the OB-GYN?

I have a daughter who's 16-years-old. She's never had any irregularities with her period, and isn't asking about birth control. But I feel like I should start taking her to the...

Drinking himself into unconsciousness

My husband is an alcoholic. After years of treatment, counseling and AA meetings he has stopped drinking. Or so I thought. I find empty, hidden liquor bottles plus most nights...

How long will I be under during my nose job?

I'm having a nose job in a couple of weeks and am wondering: how long will I be under anesthesia for?

How can I help my grandmother with her depression?

My grandmother has been very depressed since my grandfather passed away and she had to move in with me and my family. She was always so energetic but now I can hardly get her...

Is it possible for stress to delay my period?

I've been crazy stressed lately because of the holidays, and I just realized that this month my period was not only late, but also short (like 3-4 days when it usually lasts the...

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

There is a lot I have heard about OB-GYN's looking into/looking for cases of cervical and breast cancer in patients. Is an OB-GYN the best kind of specialist to diagnose and treat...

I am suffering from a vaginal infection. Should I see an OB-GYN?

I am 20 years old and have been suffering from a few symptoms such as pain while urinating, and a strong smell from vaginal discharge. Do I need to visit a gynecologist or an...

How many years does it take to become an OB-GYN?

My younger sister has shown a lot of interest in studying the female reproductive system. Which field would be better for her, an OB-GYN or a Gynecologist? I'm also wondering...

What is the difference between an OB-GYN and a Perinatologist?

When there are complications in pregnancy, would it be a better option to visit a perinatologist? Also, how exactly is a perinatologist different from an OB-GYN?

Is there a difference between Psychiatrist and a Therapist?

I am suffering from relationship issues, which is leading me into a depression. Whom should I approach for treatment: a psychiatrist or a therapist? Also, what is the difference...

What is the education and training required to become a psychiatrist?

I am curious to know to know about the type of training required for becoming a psychiatrist. Also, what kind of medical degree does a psychiatrist have?

Can a psychiatrist prescribe medications to his or her patients?

My friend has been visiting a psychiatrist for the treatment of depression. After about month, she is still feeling quite down. Can a psychiatrist prescribe drugs to help treat...

Should a radiologist inform the patient about the test results?

Recently I got an X-ray and an MRI. Before I could take the reports to my doctor, the radiologist provided the results to me. Are those results accurate or do I still need to...

Can a radiologist detect the presence of cancer?

My mother-in-law had been asked to go in for mammogram since she was experiencing pain in her right breast. The radiologist said the results were good and everything is fine and...

What should I do for my daughter's severe mood swings?

My 14 year old daughter has severe mood swings -- especially around her periods. How can I help her?

After gall bladder surgery, when can I resume my normal diet?

I underwent gall bladder surgery about one month ago. When can I resume my normal diet? Also, are there any foods I should avoid now?

Is plastic surgery on the lips painful?

I am scheduled to undergo plastic surgery for the treatment of a bad scar on my lip. Will I be in a lot of pain after the procedure?

Why is my wife so averse to sex?

My wife and I have been married for 2 years but she is still very averse to having sex. We have sex very infrequently and when we do, she seems miserable. What should I do?

Does kidney transplant surgery necessitate a trauma surgeon?

My mother needs to have a kidney transplant. I am wondering if a trauma surgeon performs this procedure? Read this article to learn more.

Is there any treatment for PCOD?

My daughter has PCOD and isn't able to conceive because of this disorder. Is there any treatment for her? She wants children in the future, and I want to do everything that I...

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