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Dr. Owen
Dr. Owen, OB/GYN (Doctor)
Category: OB GYN
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Experience:  Board Certified: Ob/Gyn & Preventive medicine, US Medical Graduate
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why does gyn doc have to touch my tummy?

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why does gyn doc have to touch my tummy?

Dr. Owen :

your tummy needs to be touched because the only way to know if you have any problems with your uterus and ovaries is to do BOTH an exam of your abdomen and pelvis (vagina)

Customer:

oh.....................

Dr. Owen :

I know you don't want to have an exam - and more than likely it will be a totally normal exam - but honestly it is something that you need to get done - it really is good for you - it really is

Customer:

ok.....................

Dr. Owen :

so, please do not be scared

Customer:

so, she has to touch my tummy?????? there's no other thing she can do?

Dr. Owen :

yes that would be the Most appropriate thing to do when doing an exam

Customer:

oh...........................

Dr. Owen :

Honestly you need an exam - it is up to you what you have done - if you don't want to be touched that would be your decision - but you really should get this done

Customer:

ok............I'll go..........but I'm still scared

Dr. Owen :

i know

Dr. Owen :

remember to use my suggestions with those medications (Xanax, Ativan or lorazepam)

Dr. Owen :

I wish you well

Customer:

ok

Customer:

thanks

Dr. Owen :

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Dr. Owen :

Thank you

Dr. Owen :

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