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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Genital(gentle)check: It is a gentle examination both with an instrument(specula) and digitally of the pelvic and surrounding structures conducted by a MD in his/her office ... Read More

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
Pelvic exam: A pelvic exam is an uncomfortable exam both physically and sometimes mentally for some patients. It should not cause pain. If it did you should take t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You're in charge: First and foremost, know that you are in charge. You need to voice your concerns and fears with your MD. He or she should then be able to talk you thr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
42 years experience in Gynecology
Not usually: The first pelvic exam is usually more scary than painful. If you have used a tampon, it should feel no more painful than that. If not, it may be a s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erinn Huffman
10 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A lot: A pelvic exam is an uncomfortable part of being a woman. The goal of the pelvic exam is to look at the vulva, vagina and cervix, and ensure there are ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
For various reasons: There are age appropriate screening tests that are recommended by appropriate authorities even though you do not have any condition. One of them is th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Pelvic Exam: You should expect an examination of your pelvic area, vaginal exam, pap smear and other tests as needed.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its quick: You and your doctor will chat about why you are there. If an exam is needed, a small speculum is inserted into the vagina. Swabs of the cervix and ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
26 years experience in Gynecologic Oncology
Pelvic exam: A pelvic exam is an uncomfortable exam both physically and sometimes mentally for some patients. It should not cause pain. If it did you should take t ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Ask the doctor: A pelvic exam includes a bimanual exam as well as a pap smear and a visual evaluation of the cervix. The pap smear results usually take 4-5 days to co ... Read More

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