Vulva hymen cervix inspection

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A gentle, patient approach is important when examining a prepubertal girl. Pay special attention to anatomic and pathophysiologic differences in the child. Emphasize setting the stage to make the examination a positive experience for your young patient. A gentle, patient approach is important when examininga prepubertal girl. Pay special attention to anatomic and pathophysiologicdifferences in the child. Emphasize setting the stage to make the examinationa positive experience for your young patient.

Gynecologic examination of the prepubertal girl

The Challenging Pelvic Examination

You may be worried about your first pelvic exam. Your health care provider HCP should be sensitive and gentle, help you relax, and answer any questions you have. A pelvic exam is a way for your health care provider to examine your female organs and check for any gynecological problems. Most health care providers agree that you should have your first exam when you have symptom such as discharge or pain, or when you turn 21, whichever comes first. There are other important reasons that you may need a pelvic exam. Your HCP will decide if an exam is needed to figure out the cause of your concerns. This is usually the part when some young women feel embarrassed.

Your First Pelvic Exam

Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. While there is a large body of evidence on the effectiveness of Pap smears for cervical cancer screening and on screening for cervical gonorrhea and Chlamydia, there is sparse evidence to support other portions of the pelvic examination and little guidance on examination logistics. Maximizing comfort should be the goal; lubrication use and careful speculum selection and insertion can ease this intrusive procedure. This is particularly important in adolescent and menopausal women, sexual minorities, obese women, women with disabilities, and women with a history of trauma or prior instrumentation affecting the genitalia.
Read terms. Amies Oelschlager, MD. ABSTRACT: At puberty, a patient with an imperforate hymen typically presents with a vaginal bulge of thin hymenal tissue with a dark or bluish hue caused by the hematocolpos behind it.