A young woman’s first visit to the gynecologist may be intimidating. Yet parents and physicians can play a big role in helping put her at ease. The more information provided to a patient in advance of her appointment is likely to make the experience less worrisome.
- Cramps and problems with menstrual periods
- Sex and sexuality
- Birth Control
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
- Alcohol, drugs, and smoking
- Emotional ups and downs.
More information about the first visit to an OB-GYN is available on our new web page, ‘for Young Texas Women.’