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kamilacbronx posted:
What is the difference between a gynecologist and a obgyn?
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi and welcome!

That's a good question. A gynecologist is a doctor who specializes in women's reproductive health. Obstetricians care for women during their pregnancy and just after the baby is born. They also deliver babies. An ob-gyn is trained to do all of these things.

Here's more information that can help you prepare for an upcoming appointment:

What to Expect From an Ob-Gyn Visit


Please let me know if you have any additional questions!

Haylen


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