A 38-year-old member asked:
how is a rectal exam done in children?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
Digitally: Usually the physician inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into the anus of the child while the childs legs are held in a bent position. It is usually a safe procedure.
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Last updated Aug 30, 2018
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