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Should I tell my doctor that having a pap smear induces flashbacks of childhood sexual abuse?

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Dr. Jason Berman
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

I agree that you should tell your ob-gyn and then ask him/her or research yourself a licensed psychologist or therapist who specializes in the treatment of childhood sexual abuse.
You can start here: http://www.Rainn.Org/get-information/types-of-sexual-assault/child-sexual-abuse.

In brief: Yes

I agree that you should tell your ob-gyn and then ask him/her or research yourself a licensed psychologist or therapist who specializes in the treatment of childhood sexual abuse.
You can start here: http://www.Rainn.Org/get-information/types-of-sexual-assault/child-sexual-abuse.
Dr. Jason Berman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Pap

Absolutely, so he/she can guide you to get help working thru your fears.

In brief: Pap

Absolutely, so he/she can guide you to get help working thru your fears.
Dr. Alan Ali
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