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Del City, OK
A 25-year-old female asked:

All penetration is excruciating. (8/10) i screamed through 5 pelvic exams. obgyn prescribed lidocaine. hurts to apply, no change. ?

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thorough exam: If a thorough exam is not possible in the office, an exam under anesthesia may be considered. Ideally, at that time, a pelvic/transvaginal ultrasound should be done in the OR. This may be the only way to detect rare conditions, like a stone in a urethral diverticulum.
Last updated Feb 11, 2015

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