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What Can I Expect To Happen During Pelvic Exams 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
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
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
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
I got checked for an etopic pregnancy and they did blood tests and a pelvic exam does that mean I'm pregnant?
No: It only means you're pregnant if they found a significant amount of pregnancy hormone in your blood or if they did an ultrasound to actually look to see if there is an embryo in one of your fallopian tubes (this is what would be an ectopic pregnancy) and there is one present. A pelvic exam is looking at your cervix and feeling for increased pain in the lower abdomen. Checking does not mean you are. ...Read more
How soon after conception can uterine changes be felt via pelvic exam & how early after conception can a pregnancy test show positive results?
10 days: A blood pregnancy test is the most accurate type of pregnancy test. It can detect a pregnancy as early as 10 days after conception. A urine pregnancy test is reliable after you miss a period. Uterine changes take longer and depending on who is doing he exam may be felt at 10-12 weeks after conception. Best wishes! ...Read more
Just had a pelvic exam my doctor didn't do a pregnancy test. But after my exam she told me in 3weeks i should take a pregnancy test cause I may have a little gift is this normal?
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.
Is it possible to have a positive pelvic exam for pregnancy but, have a negative blood test? I went to my ob after 2 positive hpts and 1 negative. She did a pelvic exam and determined i was approx. 6 weeks along. She said she was 95% sure that there was
Hpt pos: If you had a positive and then negative HPT this is likely a "chemical pregnancy" . A pelvic exam alone, without ultrasound, cannot diagnose an intrauterine pregnancy. A transvaginal ultrasound documenting an intrauterine pregnancy in the first trimester is the "gold standard" for pregnancy confirmation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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