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Old 01-15-2012, 07:21 PM   #1
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Question Rectal exam, what to expect?

I have an appointment with my doctor in a couple of weeks about my hemrroids problems that keeps popping up. What should I expect with my rectal exam? I'm pretty nervous. One reason ive never had one before and dont know what to expect? Two I'm a male with a young female doctor, I know she is a doctor and it has never bothered me before (she has given me a penis culture, herna check on my testicals, and been naked in front of her) but an anal exam has me scared to death. What can I expect in an anal exam?

 
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Old 01-15-2012, 10:00 PM   #2
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Re: Rectal exam, what to expect?

You can stop worrying! It's totally no big deal. One finger is inserted into your anus. You'll feel some pressure that I wouldn't even characterize as uncomfortable. It's over so quickly you barely even have time to be modest or embarrassed. I am the world's biggest baby about anything a doctor does to me and it wouldn't bother me a bit to have to do this again. Please don't worry!

 
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Old 01-15-2012, 10:54 PM   #3
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Re: Rectal exam, what to expect?

Thx a bunch

 
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