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Do your parents need to be in the room while you have a pelvic exam if you're a minor?
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No
You may certainly request that your parents not be in the room, although the doctor, whether a man or a woman, will most likely have a female assistant present.
However, i think it would be unusual for a doctor to agree to your request if your parent insisted on being there.

In brief: No
You may certainly request that your parents not be in the room, although the doctor, whether a man or a woman, will most likely have a female assistant present.
However, i think it would be unusual for a doctor to agree to your request if your parent insisted on being there.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: Pelvic exam
That is up to you, your parents, and your doctor. I do not know the laws in ks, but it is not required in in, ia, oh, or mi.

In brief: Pelvic exam
That is up to you, your parents, and your doctor. I do not know the laws in ks, but it is not required in in, ia, oh, or mi.
Dr. John Geisler
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