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"So, It Looks Like Your Pap Came Back Abnormal"

I’m in my kitchen, daydreaming about a new laptop, willing my computer to please move faster than the glacial pace it had settled on operating at lately. 577 more words


The Annual Exam.....Passe' ?

Several times per week, I will have patients coming in for their “annual physical exam.” They will say something like, “I will be 50 on my next birthday and I would like a complete exam to make sure I don’t have diabetes, cancer, etc. 461 more words

Costs Of Annual Check Up

Modesty at the Gyno

Like, what’s the point?

Every year at my annual, and any subsequent visits in-between, I get undressed and immediately squirrel away my bra and/or underwear. Every. 242 more words

More thoughts, post-annual exam.

Having made it through this year’s torture, I have a few reflections:

  • They really need to position the exam tables in such a way that my naked butt isn’t showing through the door when the doc enters and leaves.
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Tips for surviving the "well woman" exam.

Mine is this morning. I really like my doctor, both as a professional and as a person. But, quite honestly, I’d be thrilled if I never had cause to see her again. 285 more words


Working Violation

My employer decided that collectively we need to get fit. One way they are doing this is by having each of us to have a physical in order to see how unhealthy we are. 543 more words


6 Great Reasons to Get a Mammogram

The very best reasons for any woman to get a mammogram are the people who love her. Statistics show that one in eight women will get breast cancer in their lifetime. 263 more words