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Bleeding after pelvic examination? Is that ok?

Bleeding after pelvic examination?  Is that ok?

Bleeding: A small amount of bleeding is pretty common, especially depending on time in your cycle; heavy bleeding isn't necessarily dangerous, but it's unusual. ...Read more

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Had a pelvic examination and it hurt, two days later I'm bleeding a lot and it's not getting better. have pain?

Had a pelvic examination and it hurt, two days later I'm bleeding a lot and it's not getting better. 
have pain?

Contact exam MD: You need to contact the MD who did the exam and have him/her provide an answer to this question as most pelvic exams do not produce continuing vaginal bleeding and pain. ...Read more

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I had a pelvic examination yesterday and today I have moderate cramping in my groin area right side 5/10....and I am bleeding like I am on my period?

I had a pelvic examination yesterday and today I have moderate cramping in my groin area right side 5/10....and I am bleeding like I am on my period?

Not related: It is unlikely that a pelvic exam causes cramping in the groin area and period like bleeding. The bleeding could be coincidence, or related to the reason why the pelvic exam was done. ...Read more

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Must i see a gynie or gp for pelvic examination?

Must i see a gynie or gp for pelvic examination?

Either one: If your GP does gyn exams, that's a great starting point since you already know that person, and have a trusting relationship hopefully. If problems are found that require specialist referral you can then be referred to one your doc trusts and respects. Seeing a new doctor for an exam that is so intimate is always disconcerting, so having a doc you know and like 1st takes some of the dread away. ...Read more

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Can a woman get an orgasm from a routine pelvic examination?

Can a woman get an orgasm from a routine pelvic examination?

Not Likely: Most women have some difficulty having an orgasm under ideal circumstances. A routine pelvic exam is not intended to be arousing. It is possible for some women to become aroused by the combination of being undressed and in a submissive vulnerable position, but an orgasm would be very unlikely. If you are attracted to your doctor to the point of arousal, it may be better for you to change doctors. ...Read more

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I do not allow doctor to do pelvic examination am scared what could be the reason?

I do not allow doctor to do pelvic examination am scared what could be the reason?

Letting Fear Win: So, you are willing to die of cervical cancer because you fear being examined by a medical professional? Really? Get some help or please get some perspective about being alive and being human. ...Read more

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What is a pelvic examination for?

What is a pelvic examination for?

Pelvic exam: Pelvic exam can be (either or both): 1) a speculum exam, which is to see the inside of the vagina and the cervix, looking for abnormlaities, and 2) a bimanual exam with one hand in the vagina and the other applying pressure from above. This checks not only size and position of the pelvic organs, but checks rough/smooth, fixed/mobile, painful or not. ...Read more

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Is a pelvic examination always required for birth control?

Is a pelvic  examination always required  for birth control?

Not necessarily: It depends on if she has had an exam recently, or her age and history of sexual activity. The doctor will determine if it is needed or not. ...Read more

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By my symptoms I have cervicitis, but smear swab test was normal.Maybe i need pap test or pelvic examination to see what i have?

By my symptoms I have cervicitis, but smear swab test was normal.Maybe i need pap test or pelvic examination to see what i have?

Would B a goog idea: Even at ur age u should have a good gyn work up including pelvic & pap. Some r hesitant & embarrassed but don't b. If gender makes a difference, there are many male & female gyn every where. ...Read more

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On pelvic examination, I had a retroplaced uterus and my doctor said I had endometriosis. How common is this?

On pelvic examination, I had a retroplaced uterus and my doctor said I had endometriosis. How common is this?

A retroplaced uterus: Is not uncommon, like being left handed. It is possible that on exam your physician felt nodules on the ligaments that support your uterus that could be endometriotic implants. A history of painful periods that resolved while on birth control pills may have also led your doctor to believe this. A retroplaced uterus doesn't = endometriosis though some with endo might have a retoplaced uterus. ...Read more

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Had a pelvic examination and was told I had a bulky womb and have been sent for ultrasound. What does this mean?

Had a pelvic examination and was told I had a bulky womb and have been sent for ultrasound.  What does this mean?

Pelvic Ultrasound: "Bulky" probably just means "enlarged". Pelvic ultrasound is used to evaluate uterine growth. Assuming you aren't pregnant, you could have fibroids, adenomyosis, or ovarian cysts (which can be confused with uterine enlargement depending on their location). Ultrasound is an easy test to have done, there is no radiation, and it is minimally uncomfortable. Also, you can expect a probe in the vagina. ...Read more

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Will fertility treatments work for a 25 year old female who has had a normal pelvic examination but has irregular cycles and is not ovulating?

Will fertility treatments work for a 25 year old female who has had a normal pelvic examination but has irregular cycles and is not ovulating?

Annovulation: If your menstrual cycle is irregular, you may not be ovulating. This may make it more challenging to conceive. You should see your gynecologist and he may want to regulate your cycles and or start you on Clomid (clomiphene) to help you to ovulate and get pregnant. Finally, make sure you are on a prenatal vitamin with folic acid. Good luck. ...Read more

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What bleeding problems may be identified with a pelvic ultrasound?

What bleeding problems may be identified with a pelvic ultrasound?

4 disorders: An pelvic ultrasound may show 1)a pregnancy that is in the wrong place (ectopic) or that is miscarrying, 2) fibroids (benign growths coming from the wall of the uterus, 3) a thickened lining of the uterine cavity from a polyp or overgrowth of the endometrial cells, 4)ovarian cysts or masses and 5) adenomyosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have constant pelvic pain with bleeding everyday not heavy just light.?

What to do if I have constant pelvic pain with bleeding everyday not heavy just light.?

See the gyn: that is not normal and you need to have an examination and some lab test for anemia, thyroid problems and hormone levels. See GYN ASAP! ...Read more

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I've been experiencing constant pelvic pain with bleeding everyday not heavy just light.?

I've been experiencing constant pelvic pain with bleeding everyday not heavy just light.?

Needs Evaluation: You need to get some answers and that will start with a good history and physical examination. You will also need some blood tests as well as an ultrasound of your pelvis. ...Read more