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Your Pelvic Exam

A pelvic examination is an important part of a woman's health care.

An annual pelvic exam should be performed in all females who are sexually active and in all women 21 years of age and older, unless your doctor recommends otherwise. Without regular exams, cancerous cells, infections, and reproductive problems may go unnoticed and untreated.

Before the Exam
Before the Exam

If this is your first visit to the gynecologist or if you are seeing a new doctor, you'll need to answer some questions about your medical history and lifestyle. It's important to answer all of the questions honestly and to talk to your doctor about your concerns.

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