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Minor cp, gyno exams a bit difficult b/c of tensing. My doc is great but i get embarrassed. How to relax? Dreading internal exams as result, advice?
I have a swollen lip and I have an exam on 3 hours how do I make it go down I'm embarrassed to go?
Swollen lip: Put some ice on it . Gook Luck. ...Read more
Pelvic exams a bit difficult due to virginity. Would trying to insert tampon help ease tightness. My doc is great but i feel embarrassed. Get tensed ?
Vaginal tightness: You can try buying a set of progressive vaginal dilators. This often helps. The set usually includes units of progressively larger dilators. ...Read more
A few things: The regular, general exam you get from every physician (since we are also primary care docs), speculum exam (the metallic/plastic duckbill thing that goes in the vagina to allow the doc to see you vagina and cervix), maybe Pap smear (brush collecting surface cells from the cervix/vagina), rarely a biopsy (which your doctor should let you know beforehand), bimanual exam, maybe rectovaginal exam,etc ...Read more
Gloved finger: The doctor inserts a gloved finger via the anus to feel tissues in the rectum and surrounding organs, especially prostate, in case of a man. You may consult this site for more info on this topic. http://www.webmd.com/colorectal-cancer/digital-rectal-examination-dre#1 ...Read more
Comprehensive: During a well baby exam the child's vital signs are taken, he/she is measured for growth in height, weight, and head size. These are compared to standard measurements to gage growth. There is general guidance given on care for a child. Also, there is an evaluation of development. There is also a physical exam. If appropriate, labs may be drawn and immunizations given. ...Read more
Is it all OK?: Part of any physical exam, dre checks out what is happening inside your anal area, can palpate the prostate in men, check for hemorrhoids, fissures, abnormal masses, hidden blood, and other abnormaliteis that may or may not cause problems for you. Part of any routine physical after age 40 in both men and women--not to be skipped espite the squeamishness many have in getting it done! ...Read more
Routine exam: Includes a rectal. Two positions: lying on side, bending over. With women it can be done as part of pelvic lying on back using fingers in vagina and rectum. A glove & lubricant are always used. The exam in men chcecks prostate as ewll as rectum, in women recto-vaginal septum. Stool on the glove is used to detect occult blood. A good exam should be thorough but not painful. ...Read more
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