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Gynecologists Scarborough ME

Local resource for gynecologists in Scarborough. 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.

Christopher Darus
(207) 883-0069
102 Campus Dr Unit 116
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology / Oncology

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Dr.Christopher Darus
(207) 883-0069
102 Campus Drive
Scarborough, ME
Gender
M
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David Cuenod Ernst, MD
(207) 885-8400
96 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1974

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Kevin Paul Andrews, MD
(207) 885-8400
96 Campus Dr Fl 3
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1982

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Anne Marie Rainville, MD
(207) 885-8400
96 Campus Dr Fl 3
Scarborough, ME
Specialties
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1986

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Laurie Small
(207) 883-0069
102 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Gynecology / Oncology

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Dr.Laurie Small
(207) 883-0069
102 Campus Drive
Scarborough, ME
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Cecilia Lynn Caldwell
(207) 885-8400
96 Campus Dr
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Dr.Cecilia Caldwell
(207) 885-8400
Ste 3, 96 Campus Drive
Scarborough, ME
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Jennifer Shinners
(207) 885-8400
Campus Drive
Scarborough, ME
Gender
F
Speciality
Gynecologist (OBGYN)
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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2.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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