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im going to do that exam and I got a guy doctor and I feel very uncomfortable and my mom wanted to change but they said that it wasn't possible to do that wat should I do?
please answer asap
Hey girlie, I understand why having a guy doctor for this might not be very appealing to you. But you just have to remember that it's his job. You're just another patient to him and he's seen it all before.
by shyfamimi21 on 7/21/2013 12:59:07 AM
Hey girl, I wouldn't worry about that...it's completely normal! lauren r.
by roxizzy on 3/2/2013 2:43:21 AM
Even if we have a female doctor is there ever the chance of her having a male assistant??? I wouldnt like that.
And for guys they also get checked down there but its different. I dont think they need to get checked before becoming sexually active or obviously when it comes to birth control but a guy friend once mentioned he had a female doctor, so I guess they have to deal with embarrassing stuff to.
by fashionqn on 1/17/2013 11:46:56 PM
I went to the doctor before and they had to do this but my mom got me a female doctor (i did NOT want my guy doctor to do it) and it wasn't very scary and it was super easy and she was really nice! (this doesn't relate at all but she had super cute flats on just saying) There really isn't anything to be afraid of!
by cupcakecutie325 on 1/3/2013 4:24:36 PM
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by Sarah_12 on 9/16/2012 12:26:53 AM
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by puddinface7 on 8/23/2012 4:36:12 PM
ok so im really sacred of my doc to look anywhere down there or at my boobs it is really scary when my doc wants to look i start to cry! why do docs have to start to give shots in your butt why cant they keep giving u shots in your arm?
Thanks SOOOO much
I dint see my first comment so im posting it again xoxo
by tabithamh on 8/13/2012 1:06:11 PM
Hey Abbydabbers, I think it works a little different for boys, just because their bodies arent like ours. But the doctors for the boys still check to make sure everything is ok and healthy. Hope this helps! Xoxo
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Do the do this to guys too? Lynae P.
by Abbydabbers on 8/11/2012 3:20:34 PM
by hinatagal on 8/10/2012 12:22:57 PM
by rainbow2girl on 8/9/2012 6:15:15 AM
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by hprincess on 8/4/2012 11:46:54 PM
Just remember that these doctors have seen A LOT of vaginas and women's bodies. Just BREATHE. Think about how much better you'll feel when ur periods get normal. About 5 minutes of not being comfy at the doctors is worth it cause I'll feel better once ur periods are regular
by swifty#1 on 8/4/2012 10:08:11 PM
My aunt and mom are pressuring me to to a doctor to get checked out. My periods are irregular and I've been told birth control straightens that out. I'm really nervous to go to one because that sort of stuff makes me really, really uncomfortable. Any advice on how to relax?
by swiftyfan16 on 8/4/2012 8:58:32 PM
Hey Sarah_12, yes it is normal for periods to be irregular. If it continues to act weird call the doctor and let them know. Hope this helps! Xoxo
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Thanks Meghan D, my head doesn't hurt anymore, rest really did help it. My period stopped today. But I only got it two days ago. When I woke up there wasn't even blood in my pad. Is it normal for your period to last only 2 days? Thanks <3 Lynae P.
by Sarah_12 on 8/4/2012 11:46:47 AM
Hey fantastic8805, I just logged on and the mod that was helping you has logged on. If you explain your story to me I can try to give you some advice. Let me know if you still need help. Xoxo
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Ok that sounds like a great idea. I think we''ll watch a romance movie thanks so much for your advice And about my friend I'm worried about her. Shes never been like that (sarah_12) before! Do u think shell be ok soon? Lynae P.
by fantastic8805 on 8/4/2012 1:11:21 AM
Hey etsydahlia, since they don't itch and aren't causing any irritation you're probably ok. If they get really large or red then I would contact your doctor. But you sound okay to me girly. Xoxo
Is it normal to have little acne-ish bumps on the lapia? They don't itch and they've been there for awhile. Lynae P.
by etsysdahlia on 8/4/2012 1:09:48 AM
by fantastic8805 on 8/4/2012 12:42:49 AM
An awkward visit would be to have a male doctor who looks like Brad Pitt do the exam, I wonder how I would deal with that if it ever happened to me. I hope it doesnt.
by fashionqn on 8/4/2012 12:22:24 AM
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Ok, I'll rest now, thanks for the advice and goodnight (since I'm going to sleep)
by Sarah_12 on 8/4/2012 12:19:55 AM
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by pottergirl135 on 7/20/2012 5:40:06 PM
Hey. I'm new here and i just wanna say that i love your advice.So here's my story;
All of my friends have started their periods and they always ask me if i started mine yet. i told half of them Yes and the other half No. But the thing is, both stories are true.
I started my period when i was 10 in August. my mom found out and told me everything that i needed to know(cramps, changing, pads, etc.).
I was expecting to get it again in September.But it never came! i didn't tell my mom though. i didn't get it again until the next year in late July! i thought it would go back to normal but it didn't because i didn't have it since then.I'm 13 now so,that was about 2 years ago.
So, my questions are:
1.) I always told my doctor and mom that I've been having a regular period, which i haven't.I was so scared that something was wrong with me, like cancer or something.Was that a bad thing to do and should i tell them the truth?
2.) Due to my unregulated period, should i get a pelvic exam?
by Sparksfly on 7/17/2012 10:52:17 PM
Thanks so much Carrie R.!
by Moira1999 on 7/12/2012 5:04:25 AM
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by NinaBieberSwag on 7/6/2012 5:54:36 PM
what is a pap smear???
by buddy1689 on 7/6/2012 3:27:18 PM
This sounds kind of scary and uncomfortable, but really it's not. My mom took me to a gynecologist when I thought I had a yeast infection and I was kind of scared, because I wasn't really sure what was going to happen, and I didn't want anyone looking "down there". She was really nice though, and all she did was ask a few questions and had a look. She also took a swab too, and it really didn't hurt at all. It wasn't nearly as bad as I thought it would be, honestly. I felt at ease the whole time! There's nothing to worry about when it comes to exams like this
by barenziah97 on 7/4/2012 3:27:45 PM
I'm 13 and I'm kinda confused on the whole sexual activity thing. Is it having you know what or what? Totally confused...
by ilovedance12 on 7/1/2012 12:13:24 AM
by 66soccergirl on 6/22/2012 10:50:03 PM
by Abbydabbers on 6/22/2012 2:21:20 AM
How long do u pms or get symptoms of your period before u actually get it?
by 66soccergirl on 6/20/2012 10:29:39 PM
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by Breezy28 on 6/6/2012 2:00:00 PM
sry but what does mod mean
by smartlovinggirl16 on 6/5/2012 7:57:00 PM
Hey maggie183, that doesn't sound too good. I would tell your mom so she can set up an appointment. It's probably nothing serious but it's safer to get it checked out. Good luck girly! Xoxo
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Ok so I've got a pretty embarrassing problem that I've been to embarrassed to ask my mom about..but now I'm getting really worried somethings wrong with me.
So for about a week my "down there" area has had this constant vibrating/beating feeling...I don't know how else to describe it, but it's SO annoying and I just want it to stop.
Is there something wrong with me?? What is this and when will it stop?
Thanks so much, for answering..I'm really scared. Lynae P.
by maggie183 on 6/5/2012 6:42:53 PM
I am thirteen almost fourteen and I started my period two years ago and it has come when it is supposed to every month, except this month I skipped. I know it is normal to skip when you first start...... But I don't think its normal to skip after like a year or so.....i eat very healthy and all too..... So is this normal? Should I be worried or see a doc? Thanx!
by gkellio on 6/4/2012 11:21:45 PM
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by Pinkkatie1999 on 6/1/2012 7:46:37 PM
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Sorry for all the questions but I'm just curious!!
So is it bad to basically shave all the hair on your vagina? Also, what is the best way to shave your vagina? Thanks in advance
by Jojo1120 on 5/19/2012 5:31:40 PM
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I have shaved my vagina plenty of times and I still have red dots there? Like shaving rash. What are ways I can prevent it and get rid of them? Also sometimes after I shave it's itchy and then I have to itch itin public and it is embarrassing. What can't do? Thanks in advance
by Jojo1120 on 5/19/2012 5:13:27 PM
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I don't know if you can hide this question or not, HIDDEN!
It sounds completely normal to me! Do you have to squat when you run? If you do, and it still feels uncomfortable, it's likely that you'll get used to it later on. Jordan S.
by coleypoke22 on 5/12/2012 8:36:15 PM
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by futurewriter16 on 5/12/2012 11:07:54 AM
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by Dee_Has_Cookiez on 5/11/2012 3:25:57 PM
by Fashion designer on 5/10/2012 4:17:10 PM
Is it ok to ask guys about certain guy things?
I ask my guy friends things like that all the time! That's the best thing about having guy friends, you have a whole bunch more things to talk about. Jordan S.
by futurewriter16 on 5/7/2012 8:02:39 PM
Is it normal to be curious about the opposite sex and curious about "guy" things?
It's completely normal! Jordan S.
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by kpianoplayer on 5/7/2012 7:31:28 PM
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Is it true that you get your period at the same age as your mom? I've been having discharge for over a year,and I always feel (eew) "wet"
Generally, it is the case that you follow in your mother's footsteps. However, girls seem to mature a bit more quickly now. You can ask your mom when she got hers and it would be a pretty good guess as to your own. Jordan S.
by WhiteStripe3 on 5/7/2012 7:29:01 PM
by GOALIEROCK1301 on 5/4/2012 10:30:17 AM
by amileofroses on 5/3/2012 9:32:44 PM
I've went before, because my period was heavy, and I had horrible cramps, but it's not bad at all. I know it;s sounds gross having someone stick something up "down there" but, it's only a tiny bit uncomfortable, and if it hurts just tell your doctor and they will adjust it for u. and remember, they've done this probably like, a billion times before!!!
by swifty#1 on 5/3/2012 8:38:54 PM
ewwww i never want to have to do that!! omg gross!
by fearless;) on 5/3/2012 7:13:30 PM
by Susmita24 on 5/3/2012 5:18:42 PM
by Danerka on 5/3/2012 5:15:03 PM
ew!ew!ew!ew!ew! nobody is touching me anywhere! or sticking fingers or tools anywhere in by body!
by kirby<3 on 5/3/2012 3:44:27 PM
by HappyFeet16 on 5/3/2012 10:21:24 AM
by red716 on 5/3/2012 8:13:11 AM
Oh my god,she does WHAT?!?!?!
by iluvmusic♥ on 5/2/2012 11:14:08 PM
by jellybean1998 on 5/2/2012 9:25:41 PM
by guitargirl7321 on 5/2/2012 1:22:53 PM
by sabrita on 5/2/2012 9:10:49 AM
Like everybody, I dont want anything going up there either but its the only way to check or cervix and thats important, especially before we become sexually active or get to old, they check it the first time and then see if anything changes from year to year.
On videosurf.com they do have nurses talking and showing about female (and male) exams and even show what a speculum looks like, In a way its amazing they can look inside there, but my friends say it feels really cold when its inserted. I do think guys have it easier with their testicle exams for sports, so we again have it more difficult.
by luckykel on 5/1/2012 11:28:59 PM
My health teacher told me usually the youngest they start pelvic exams is when you're 15 at the very least. I'm 12, so I don't have to worry about that! I mean, I'm terrified of tampons--I couldn't bear having someone's finger up there!!!
by MusikRox1999 on 5/1/2012 11:20:46 PM
Sexually active means having sex, basically.
by Sarah510 on 5/1/2012 8:36:43 PM
while reading this i was like "augh" and "ew" aloud. I am SO scared.. I don't want ANTHING going up there. and what is the definition of sexually active?
by alibroadway on 5/1/2012 8:24:23 PM
I've never had a pelvic exam... my guys a doctor too and I would just feel weird..
by marym on 5/1/2012 7:42:28 PM
Ugh i am SO not looking forward to going to the gyno...even if it is a woman.
by HelenaPS on 5/1/2012 7:41:52 PM
I hope i don't need this for another 99 years...
by Danerka on 5/1/2012 7:00:58 PM
I want to be an OB/GYN.
by mel8mel9 on 5/1/2012 6:46:57 PM
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If you are not sexually active, will they be sticking their fingers up your vagina!!!??? Because I am not and I don't really want any doctor going up there like that. I am going to be getting one of these soon... (undies off) and if I do have that, aren't they going to break my hem doing that!!!??? Thank you so much!
by JessiJo77 on 5/1/2012 6:21:01 PM
Uh, I really hate these. My doctor is a guy and it's awkward. But I'm happy for them, otherwise I could be really sick.
by bluegreen332 on 5/1/2012 6:16:01 PM
well! Thats going to be a bit awkward...
by bunniac13 on 5/1/2012 5:27:47 PM
i hate this stuff... it makes me nervous and i dont like other people seeing my privates and me even in my underwear...not even other girls when were changing the gym locker room...i change in the bathroom :/ i can tell u im going to be very scared no matter what people say to me when it comes to this stuff!
by susper on 5/1/2012 4:16:07 PM
Ugh I had to have one of these back in the fall because my period was lasting over a month and i was having horrible pelvic pain. It was so awkward and they sent my mom out of the room! they didn't even ask me if I wanted her to stay... and it was pretty painful. just warning you! and if they have to take samples like the did for me the tools might be quite cold...
by Photochickie on 5/1/2012 3:53:02 PM
I havent had one yet but this article makes me feel so calm about going, so thanks. We talk among friends at school who have gone and who havent and some of them make it sound like its not a big deal and some have said they didnt like it.
I went online to listen to what nurses had to say about it and what happens and its just what the article said. I was hoping to find more instructional videos on what we will experience like on youtube and other places that show videos but all they seem to show were videos of naked men getting their physicals. I was kind of disappointed because I wanted more info, but at least I got to see what guys go through when they get checked out down there. Kind of funny and interesting at the same time.
by luckykel on 5/1/2012 3:10:04 PM
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