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Gynecologists Anchorage AK

Local resource for gynecologists in Anchorage. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to gynecological disease specialists, women's health specialists, sexual health counseling, obstetricians, pregnancy support, pregnancy tests, and dietary supplements, as well as advice and content on finding gynecologists.

Richard T Nist
(907) 563-6515
1151 Winners Cir
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Melanie Kae McCleave
(907) 278-2070
1200 Airport Heights Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Ruth Elaine Higdon, MD
(907) 561-7111
3260 Providence Dr Ste 425
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1982

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Jennifer Retsinas
(907) 729-3971
4320 Diplomacy Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Carol Mitchell Springer
(907) 563-7228
4115 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Matthew Brennan
(907) 563-7228
4115 Lake Otis Pkwy
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Wynd Counts
(907) 279-2273
2741 Debarr Rd # C314
Anchorage, AK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Hospital: Alaska Reg Hosp, Anchorage, Ak
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.4, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Chung Mea Ha
(907) 278-2070
1200 Airport Heights Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Tina Tomsen
(907) 561-7111
3260 Providence Dr # 425
Anchorage, AK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.7, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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George Charles Stransky
(907) 562-2965
4231 Lake Otis Pkwy
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gynecological Considerations & Concerns

There's more to your preconception health than simply eating right and exercising. You also have to consider your gynecological health before conception. You could have medical issues that you're completely unaware of, so before you start trying to get pregnant, schedule an appointment with your gynecologist or doctor for a checkup and testing.

Your doctor will give you a complete medical exam, including a Pap smear to check for cervical abnormalities or sexually transmitted diseases. Your physician will also do an internal examination with his fingers to feel the position and condition of your uterus. If he or she feels anything abnormal, or your medical history warrants it, your doctor may take a tissue sample or schedule an ultrasound. An ultrasound will show if there are blockages in the fallopian tubes or uterine cavity, which could prevent you from becoming pregnant.

Past surgeries or illness can cause scar tissue to build up in the pelvic cavity and fallopian tubes. If you do have scar tissue, your gynecologist will talk to you about your surgical options for removing it. In vitro fertilization, where fertilized embryos are implanted in your uterus, is another choice.

Endometriosis is a painful condition that causes tissue that is similar to the tissue in the uterus to form in other parts of the body, including the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Apart from pelvic discomfort, endometriosis can greatly affect a woman's ability to become pregnant. Scar tissue can build up in body cavities, and unfortunately 30-40% of women with this condition are infertile.

Part of your examination will also include your medical history. Your doctor will ask you questions about your menstrual cycle. If you have an irregular period, it could hinder your attempts to get pregnant, and your gynecologist can talk to you about the importance of tracking your ovulation. Your weight has a lot to do with your period if you are underweight, you may stop menstruating.

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