Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pelvic Exam Birth Control Requirement

Share
1

1
Is there a way to get birth control without pelvic exam?

Is there a way to get birth control without pelvic exam?

Yes. : Frequently a doctor doesn't need to do a pelvic exam before prescribing the pill. Occasionally it is important. Sometimes an ultrasound can be substituted instead of an exam. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Srbislav Brasovan
311 doctors shared insights

Pelvic Exam (Definition)

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


2

2
Do you need a pelvic exam in order to get birth-control?

Hormonal, yes: Hormonal forms of contraception are still dispensed in the usa at the md's physical examination to rule out medical conditions that might preclude their use that exam for females does include a pelvic exam. ...Read more

3

3
Do they force you have a pelvic exam in order to get birth-control?

No: You do not need to have a pelvic exam in order to get birth control medication, but you should be open and honest with your physician about your sexual practices and concerns so that he or she can be best equipped to treat you. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Can there be any way i can get birth control without a pelvic exam?

Can there be any way i can get birth control without a pelvic exam?

Depends on the docto: If you are not having pain, have regular periods, then you may not 'need' to have a pelvic exam in my opinion. Screening for sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea/chlamydia) is usually recommended for young, sexually active women, but this could be done with a urine sample. Really, it will depend on the doctors personal opinion and preference. ...Read more

5

5
My docter wants me to have a pelvic exam in order to get my refill in birth control. Why?

My docter wants me to have a pelvic exam in order to get my refill in birth control. Why?

Standard practice: This is more than a refill for an asthma inhaler. Surveillance for cancer, infection and a review of potential new risks for continuing the drugs are all part of routine use of this class of drugs.Any abnormalities on a previous exam may warrant a more frequent exam and testing. This is a simple question that you should feel comfortable asking the doc or his staff, and the answer should make sense ...Read more

6

6
What do you suggest if my docter wants me to have a pelvic exam in order to get my refill in birth control.?

Get tested: This is a routine part of women's health. If you don't get it done, you might loose out on a chance to pick up cervical or uterine cancer in the early treatable stages. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Does planned parenthood require a pelvic exam woman take before giving her birth control?

Call them and ask: Keep in mind, they are also people who do abortions all day long - so my advice is always to stay away from them. But if you must, just call and ask them that question over the phone. ...Read more

8

8
Will i need to get a pelvic exam to get birth control pills?

Will i need to get a pelvic exam to get birth control pills?

It depends: If you're healthy and have no risk factors for cervical disease, you need to be examined every 3 years. ...Read more

9

9
Can you suggest how to get birth control pill without the pelvic exam?

Would not recommed: I would recommend if you see your family doc to have a very good history , physical examination and any risk factor against taking the pill. It is also important that the right kind of pill should be selected and given to you. Pelvicc examination is not mandatory but pregnancy test need to be done and breast examination also should be done ...Read more

10

10
How to know if i need a pelvic exam or a pap smear to get birth control?

How to know if i need a pelvic exam or a pap smear to get birth control?

Expect to: Most recommend pelvic exams by 21 or within two years of starting sexual activity. Birth control requests would fall in this category.Any sexual activity requires surveillance for evidence of cervical dysplasia or std's. Your primary care provider may refer you for specific consultations when necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
2,319 doctors shared insights

Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more


Dr. Lawrence Kessler
4 doctors shared insights

Birth Control (Definition)

Also known as contraception, birth control is a method to prevent pregnancy. Some methods of birth control include a vasectomy, tubal ligation, oral contraceptive pills, vaginal rings, hormone injections, condoms, diaphragms, sponges, ...Read more