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What can I expect during a pelvic exam?

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You can expect to feel a little discomfort, but you shouldn't feel pain during a pelvic exam. The exam takes about 10 minutes. If you have any questions during the exam, be sure to ask your doctor.

From: The Pelvic Exam WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  The American Cancer Society. . Centers for Disease Control.
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Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 17, 2018

SOURCES:  The American Cancer Society. . Centers for Disease Control.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force


 

 

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 17, 2018

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