Watch teen first pelvic exam

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You may be worried about your first pelvic exam. Your health care provider HCP should be sensitive and gentle, help you relax, and answer any questions you have. A pelvic exam is a way for your health care provider to examine your female organs and check for any gynecological problems. Most health care providers agree that you should have your first exam when you have symptom such as discharge or pain, or when you turn 21, whichever comes first. There are other important reasons that you may need a pelvic exam. Your HCP will decide if an exam is needed to figure out the cause of your concerns.

When should teen have first gynecologist visit?

When should teen have first gynecologist visit?

I went for my first gynecologist visit after I got my first period, and she just acted like the blood coming out of my vagina was normal, so I did too. Complete honesty without shame? Sign me up. Got a question about a new smell? Ask it. Before you make your first appointment, we found out exactly what you should know before your first gyno visit by talking to Sherry Ross , M. You want to develop an open and honest relationship where you feel comfortable to ask questions that may make you squirm in your seat or blush.

When Should My Daughter First Go to the Gynecologist?

Apr 05, Cedars-Sinai Staff. Pediatricians care for girls and boys across drastic changes in their bodies, guiding and supporting kids as they age through puberty. Typically, women won't see a gynecologist until they turn 18, and won't need a pelvic exam or preventative pap test until they're
A pediatric and adolescent gynecologist explains how to know when your daughter is ready for a visit, and how to prepare. For many parents of teen girls, the question of when teens need to start seeing a gynecologist sparks uncertainty. The American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology recommend annual Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer starting at age 21, regardless of sexual activity.