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My pediatrician doesn't check the diaper area for my baby during well baby visits. He doesn't check that area for my 7 year old either. Is that ok?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends

I expect a doc to do genital exams during infancy when rashes and other issues are more common.
I do not expect genital exams on all kids for their checkups after they get past 4 or so, particularly if that doc has followed them from infancy.

In brief: Depends

I expect a doc to do genital exams during infancy when rashes and other issues are more common.
I do not expect genital exams on all kids for their checkups after they get past 4 or so, particularly if that doc has followed them from infancy.
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