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President Trump's Annual Physical Exam: What Was Interesting About The Statement

U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the White House after receiving his annual physical exam at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on February 8, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)Getty Here is something that would be great to hear as a patient, but, as a doctor, I would be very hesitant… Read More »

When a pelvic exam is traumatic

If you’re a survivor of sexual assault or trauma, medical visits may heighten anxiety, particularly if you’re concerned that a pelvic exam will be performed. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, I have had patients who experienced sexual assault confess that they have avoided or delayed seeking medical care due to their anxiety surrounding pelvic exams. Even for… Read More »