Post number1 sara Has anyone been asked to assume the frog legs position at the doctors? Maybe at the pediatrician's office or at a gynecologists office? If so what was done while you were in that position? But the NP did move my legs into that position, once for a quick check.
Your Personal Health Guide" by J. Health information that tells you what your doctor should be asking you, telling you, and doing for you! Below the Waist After the physical exam above the waist is completed, the rest of the exam follows. For females, the pelvic exam and rectal exam are done next. The pelvic exam can also be done by a gynecologist, a doctor who specializes in female medicine. It is an examination of the female external outer genitalia parts and internal inside reproductive sexual parts. The first female exam should be done at any age if there are any symptoms.
The Genital Examination Examination of the genitalia should occur within the context of a complete physical exam. Children generally respond well to this part of the examination when the examiner is confident, uses age-appropriate language to explain what is happening, and can find ways to engage the child in conversation. Using a Colposcope In some medical centers, a colposcope is available and can be utilized in the examination.
The following practices are recommended for the genital examination of the paediatric patient. All remarks of a sexual connotation must be avoided during the interview and examination. Patients should not be touched on the genitals or breasts except as part of the physical examination.