A 36-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me about woman urology exam, seems invasive?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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)
12 viewsAnswered Jan 12, 2021
Last updated Jan 12, 2021
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.