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Can you tell me about woman urology exam, seems invasive?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Urology examiination: Female urologic examination depends upon symptoms. Abdominal or flank pain for suspected kidney stone or kidney infection does not require genital exam. Symptoms of urinary incontinence, stress incontinece, urethral or vaginal irritation or discharge require visual genital plus possible digital exam. Concern about possible stool impaction may require digital rectal exam (inserting gloved finger)

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