Should male doctors be able to give paps or do breast exams?

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Why not? Its part of what they train for. Are you saying people should only be treated by doctors of the same sex? Whats next? Would you only want to be treated by a doctor of the same ethnic group too?
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If you went to the doctor and had exams and a pap and all is well but you still bleed twice a month what can you do to stop this bleeding?

Answer . \nYou say you've been to a doctor, I assume they've told you to leave it be. My best advice would be to see another doctor for a second opinion. Some people have disturbed cycles, it's not unusual. I don't know what a pap is but if you've had the stress of exams that will upset your body (MORE)

At how far along should a doctor be able to tell that a overweight woman is pregnant by giving her an abdominal check up?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nIt depends how overweight she is. If only a little overwieght it shouldn't make much different, but if extremely obese it will be impossible to tell by abdominal exam.\n. \nOver 30 years ago I was a student nurse training in a pre-natal clinic and an extremely obese woma (MORE)

Why is a breast exam needed and how often should it be done?

The Importance of Breast Examinations . Breast examination is a way in which early changes can be detected, as survival chances are excellent if cancers are detected early. Self-examination should be done monthly, just after a period. If you would like to learn how to do this, see the Web Link (MORE)

A male doctor performed a pap smear on me after i asked for a female doctor he told me i didnt have a choice what can i do about this?

Answer . It depends on several factors, including your age and where you live. If you live in the United States and have entered puberty (which I would assume since you are getting pap smears) then you have a legal right to the doctor of your preferred gender. In this case, you should go back to (MORE)

Should transgender males be able to carry children?

It depends on if you are speaking legally or physiologically. At the present time pregnancy is not possible for male2female transsexuals: they don't have the working parts. They would require organs that are not available at this moment: a uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. GRS consists of a smal (MORE)

Is it considered abnormal for a heterosexual male to want female breasts and will doctors perform breast implant surgery on a non-transgendered male?

It's very rare for a male to want female breasts unless that person is undergoing gender reassignment. As this desire is very rare it accordingly follows that most people would not regard it as normal, so inevitably it follows that not being regarded as normal means that it's regarded as abnormal. R (MORE)

What should you do with the male when the female give birth?

Bettas are egglayers, not livebearers, so the female will not 'give birth'. Males and females should never be kept together due to aggression. If the female cannot see a male, most of the time she will not fill up with eggs.. If you set out to breed bettas and the female is full of eggs, put her in (MORE)

Do doctors look away when doing a breast exam?

Some do, and some don't. Many look at the breast to look for changes in the appearance of the breast such as changes in the skin, nipple or appearance of dimples. While I'm doing a breast exam I often look away or close my eyes in order to concentrate on what I'm feeling. Mary - Nurse Practitione (MORE)

Is a pelvic exam a pap smear?

No, but a pap smear is usually part of a pelvic exam. In a pap smear, cells are scraped from your cervix. In a pelvic exam, the doctor inserts her fingers into your vagina and feels your reproductive organs.

How often should a breast exam be done?

breast exam should be done every three months, let your health be your priority check your deodorant if its contains alluminium ziconnium, it causes cancer and the nearest place to your armpit is the breast! Which result to breast cancer.

What is a pap exam?

A PAP test is when cells from the cervical opening are taken via aswab to test for abnormalities. Any abnormalities in cervical cellscan be an early indication of cervical cancer.

Cost of Pelvic Exam And Pap Smear?

I was looking for a reference point on this as well. . My health care provider [in N. Florida] just informed me that my insurance didn't pay them and that I thus owe $513 for a pap smear and pelvic exam. I should add that I've already paid the lab $28 --and insurance paid another 80+ dollars-- for (MORE)

What kind of gifts should you give your doctor?

Some good gifts to give to your doctor are: A nice pen set (doctors go through a lot of pens writing out prescriptions); a good bottle of wine (some specialty wine shops carry wooden wine holders with a lid on it so you could get one good bottle of wine and put it in the wine holder) or, you could (MORE)

Is it best to ask to see a male doctor for a testicle exam or should i just book an appointment with my regular female doctor?

If you are worried about your testicles then it is best to first see your primary physician, if they find something wrong or want a second opinion they will refer you to a urologist. If you are asking this question because you are uncomfortable with this type of exam with your female doctor then it (MORE)

Should another person be present for male exam by female doctor?

I'm a male who had a very thorough physical by my (new to me) female doctor. Pretty much everything that could be examined, inside and out, was. After meeting my doctor and talking with her about my medical history and current concerns, I felt comfortable enough that I decided to not ask for a chape (MORE)

Can you give a rectal exam when playing doctor?

There is likely some danger from being too rough or too deep but my first girlfriend was very much into this and it was a lot of fun. When over my knee, jeans to the ankles, white panty girdle at the knees and white cotton briefs upside down from her cute little round bottom, and thermometer stickin (MORE)

Should you have your regular MD give you your yearly pap smear?

You can get a pap smear from an internal medicine specialist,general practitioner, family practice provider, or women's healthcare provider. Many other specialists may also provide thisscreening to their patients. Ask your health care provider if thisis a service you can get at his or her office.

Is there another exam that substitutes the pap smear?

At this time (2014), the pap smear is still the easiest way to bescreened for cervical cancer. By the end of 2015, it's likely thatsome women will be screened for cervical cancer with a high-riskHPV test instead.

If you did a breast exam and found a bump and the doctor felt it too what will happen next?

Doctors have a low threshold for reffering patients with breast lumps for further investigation. the doctor can tell my the shape and feel of theump wheter it's something ominous or not. I had one in February and having gone to the doctor I had a letter from the hospital for a scan and review by a s (MORE)

Should teachers give final exams in one day?

Yes. There are several reasons for this. In a typical high school or middle school there are 6-7 periods in a school day. That means 6-7 different sets of students taking the test. IF a teacher gave a final over several days the questions would be spread among the classes and it would lead to cheati (MORE)

How much for a pap smear exam?

Under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, there is nocost-sharing for a well woman exam and pap smear. Uninsured womencan find many programs for free or low-cost pap smears. Contactyour local community health center or family planning center forinformation on how to access these programs.

Why do doctors give patients exam gowns?

Doctors give patients these gowns for many reasons. . When getting weighed the doctors don't want the extra weight of your clothes . It's easier to prod at your body with the gown. instead of keeping that extremely heavy and comfy sweater on you will have to put on that thin blue gown . If you ar (MORE)

Is that true that most doctors think that all virgin women should have Pap smears actually considered medical abuse?

I'm not quite sure what you're asking here. PAP smears are tests that check for abnormal cervical cells thatmay be an early indication of cervical cancer, the STD HPV is amajor cause of cervical cancer so if someone has not had sex orengaged in sexual activity their risks are very small but the risk (MORE)