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Is lady's digital rectal examination uncomfortable?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Shouldn't be

This should be a gentle component of a vaginal examination and while a bit of a shock the first time, should not be a lasting issue.
If there is no pathology in this region, there is nothing to cause deeper pain.

In brief: Shouldn't be

This should be a gentle component of a vaginal examination and while a bit of a shock the first time, should not be a lasting issue.
If there is no pathology in this region, there is nothing to cause deeper pain.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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