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Internal Exam During Pregnancy
Typical exam: There is typically a normal pelvic exam during the initial visit, with pap smear, cultures for infection, and a bimanual exam to evaluate the size of the uterus and pelvis. Physicians will usually do pelvic exams (bimanual only) from 37 weeks on to check the cervix, but this isn't required, especially if you aren't contracting yet. Other exams may be indicated if you are having problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No: Believe it or not ultrasounds have not been shown to positively effect outcomes in pregnancy and some argue cause more unneeded concern. Good news is that you don't need pelvic exams while pregnant. Visits are to monitor your blood pressure, the babies growth, etc. and this is done without a pelvic exam. Good luck with your pregnancy. ...Read more
Hi! I am wondering is it safe to have a pelvic exam during pregnancy? A lot of docotor say that it can cause a miscarriage.
Sometimes i bleed during sex. i am 4'11 and 100 pounds so im very little. ive had a pelvic exam, pregnancy and STI tests and nothing. is it my size?
It could be vaginal : Dryness,too forceful entry during intercourse or some small lesion at or near the cervix which is friable Since you have had an exam , it's probably the former ...Read more
Is chiropractic care safe for "whiplash" injury during pregnancy i was a passenger in a car that was rear-ended at a stoplight. Two days later at my doctor's exam where i complained of neck, back & shoulder tightness and pain i was given a pregnancy test
After a pelvic exam during pregnancy is it normal for it to be a little bit before you start bleeding or should you start immediately after the exam?
No: Normally if you are pregnant we do not want to see any bleeding until delivery. ...Read more
Can an internal digital cervix exam at 28wks pregnancy cause mucus plug to come away? Worried after obgyn did internal due to bleeding. Cervix closed.
Can the obgyn suspect if pregnancy while doing a internal pelvic exam? Also can he/she see the chadwick's sign if present? Period came on sept 26.
Yes: It is safe to do this.Get a more detailed answer ›
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