A 52-year-old member asked:
What happens during a vaginal exam / breast exam?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Renee Harris answered
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gentle exam: The doctor will examine the breast by looking at them then palpating (feeling) them in a systematic method. The pelvic exam is similar. The doctor feels your abdomen (tummy) for any abnormalitis, then looks at the skin around your vulva. A speculum (a device to see in the vagina) about the size of a tampon is inserted to see the vagina and cervix. Then feeling for abn organs is done by feeling.
Answered on Nov 29, 2018
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