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Has A Doctor Ever Been Sued For Molestation During Pelvic Exam
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical exam involving examination of the outside of the female genitalia (vulva), the inside (vagina) , as well as an examination of the cervix, uterus, tubes, ovaries, and tissue around the uterus (parametria). A bimanual exam then involves 2 fingers in the vagina with the other hand on the abdomen. A rectovaginal exam is one finger inthe vagina, one finger in the rectum with ...Read more
Depends on age: Routine gynecologic tests for cervical cancer and sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea and chlamydia) are the most common tests under age 25, over age 25 it is usually just a pap smear. Swabs may be obtained to rule out infections if an unusual discharge is noted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to become sexually aroused during a pelvic exam? When this happens can my doctor tell this is happening to me?
Do i need family doc. For check ups? Only have specialists. What happens during a check-up?Will they re-do a pelvic exam if i had one w/ gyno in feb?
Family doctor: Yes you do need a family physician to correlate all the data relating to your health. You may see fewer specialists with fewer unnecessary tests done. I doubt your physician (family) would find it necessary to redo recent exams unless there was a concern. ...Read more
Lost left ovary to torsion. Found cyst on right side at 2cm b/c of pain. Doc didn't say anything about it during pelvic exam during pap.Should I worry?
Here are some ...: Finding right ovarian cyst on US for pain may be just an incidental finding, which still carries uncertain clinical significance; but as time goes by, its importance will unfold and reveal. Thus, I would not waste time to think and worry about it since nothing done will change how your condition should be handled. More? Seek timely professional attention and counseling. ...Read more
Symptoms of fallopian tube cancer? Is this something a doctor would be able to find during a pelvic exam?
I just need piece of mind lost left ovary to torsion. Found cyst on right side at 2cm. Doc didn't say anything about it during pelvic exam during pap.
I feel a bump on my posterior fornix in my vagina. Will a doctor be able to see my fornix even if the cervix Is in the way during a normal pelvic exam?
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