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    Full womens exam..
    liaisloved posted:
    What usually happens during these? I have never had one before. I am 20 years old. My doctor lady said to schedule one due to past problems when I bled for over a month straight.. That was during the summer though. I'm finally able to get one the 5th of Feb. Any advise?
    tlkittycat1968 responded:
    Since it's your first time, the doctor will take your health history. My doctor has me strip and gives me a paper shirt and skirt to cover myself with. If they are going to do a pelvic exam, a nurse will be called into the room. You will be asked to scoot to the edge of the exam table and your feet will be put into stirrups. The doctor will use a speculum to open your vaginal canal and look at your cervix. They will use a long cotton swab to take a sample of your cervical cells. Mine also checks my uterus/ovaries by inserting his finger in my vagina and pushing on my stomach. He also sometimes will insert his finger in my rectum to check the same thing. While I'm lying down, mine will also do a breast exam, also with the nurse in the room.

    Since it'll be your first time, hopefully your doctor will tell you what they are going to do before they do it.

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