A 33-year-old member asked:
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do family doctors include a pelvic exam/pap during physicals?

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Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: Some family doctors do this but not all. If your doctor specializes in women's health it is likely.
Answered on Aug 23, 2017
Dr. Michael Sinclair
38 years experience Family Medicine
Many do, some dont: Board certified family docs are trained to do pap smears and pelvic exams during their residency training. Some choose to offer that service once they get into private practice, some choose not to. The same applies to many procedures including obstetrics, office surgery etc.
Answered on Jan 30, 2019

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