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Would I be examined for this? - March 8th 2009, 07:57 AM

Lately I've been getting my period every other week. I'll have my period, it will be completely normal. It usually lasts about a week. But lately, I'll have my period, then about a week will pass and I'll be on my period again. I'm not cramping or anything. I will be going to see a woman's doctor on Monday. But, I'm kind of scared. I had this problem before when I was in junior high, but all the doctor did was put me on birth control to regulate my period. But now that I'm over 18 and considered a "woman" I'm scared the doctor will want to examine me. I've never had anyone touch me down there and I'm not interested in having a complete stranger touch me down there, even if it is a doctor. Has anyone had problems like this? Do you get examined for this kind of thing?
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Re: Would I be examined for this? - March 8th 2009, 08:33 AM

they might book you for an ultrasound fisrt, especially if you explain that you are nervous. thats what I had. Watch out for the jelly; its majorly cold!
   
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Re: Would I be examined for this? - March 8th 2009, 05:02 PM

The doctor would probably first look at whether you've been on your birth control long enough for it to become ineffective, as that could be the case. Otherwise, as already said most doctors will opt for an ultrasound before anything else, unless there are any other symptoms.
If you have to get examined there is nothing to worry about, it will be awkward your first time but it is for the benefit of your health.


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Re: Would I be examined for this? - March 8th 2009, 05:09 PM

Your doctor will probably recommend you to a gynecologist, in which you would have to be examined. It's embarrassing and awkward but it can also ultimately be life saving if anyone were wrong. They're very professional and it usually takes under 15 minutes. They realize it's an uncomfortable thing.
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Re: Would I be examined for this? - March 8th 2009, 05:33 PM

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I would just go for it and tell the doctor. It may be embarrassing but its got to be worth it. Your health is the most important thing in all this and like others have suggested, it will only be quick. They may not even need to examine you after all, you never know.

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Re: Would I be examined for this? - March 10th 2009, 12:04 AM

u should definatly see a doctor ..they can check you out and help you for sure
   
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