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A 23-year-old female asked:

i've had 5 pelvic exams and i'm only 7 weeks pregnant. i'm very worried this will have caused an infection or miscarriage. please advise?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: A gentle pelvic exam by a professional MD will not increase that risk unless it is later in your pregnancy and the bag of waters is ruptured.(infection risk)

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