An important step is to ensure that you are dealing with a qualified specialist, who have undergone all the relevant training, first as a general physician, then as a gynecologist. Visiting a general practitioner who has not undergone specialized training may not give an accurate diagnosis, so you need to look for a professional who is familiar enough with this particular system.
If the professional has a higher level of experience or years in the field, then they are the best kind of experts, because the more they have had practice in this kind of work, the more they have learned. This means that their skills are sharpened, and they have a wealth of knowledge they have gathered through this time, which is very good for you.
The professional should be trustworthy as you are going to share secrets about your body you will not be willing the whole world to know about. Everything you share with them or done to your body should remain with them and take the information with them to the grave. This way you can open up to them without having to worry about exposure in any way.
Their personal temperaments and attitudes may also interfere with the process, so be sure to select someone with whom you have no trouble communicating. They may not be rude or reserved, but you may feel like your methods of communicating are conflicting, so do not go the next step by settling on them, because you may be uncomfortable the whole time.
The expert should also be at close range to where you live or work so that you can rush there any time you are in need of consultation. This will ensure that even in the event of an emergency, you know that help is close by, and therefore need not worry or move around while in panic, looking for an expert near you.
Opening and closing hours should also be flexible and convenient so that you are not limited. The longer they are open, and the more compromises they make, such as on public holidays, the better for you because you will need to struggle to try to look for time within your busy schedule.
The professional should also be in possession of a license, both the medical one, and the other from the local authorities that show that they are running a legitimate business, which has undergone scrutiny by the authorities, and has met set standards. Otherwise, you may give yourself over to the hands of a con or fraudster and end up distressed at the end of the day.