I have always wondered if clitoral contact is typical during the external vaginal exam and whether ladies find any enjoyment when it does happen.
As far as examining the clitoris is concerned, real docs will generally ask at the first appointment if you are sexually active and if you have orgasms, which lets them know that your clit works and it also tests your CNS and neuronal reflex arcs.
I have had the same OB-GYN since my time getting my MSN since he was a resident at the time and we become good professional friends. He has never touched my clitoris except more likely than not, when my two daughters were being born when they touch everything in the matter of course of the birth.
It happens, whether intentional or not.
My wife says she has never had hers touched.
A young woman I know went for her first ever exam at the age of 18. She told her (male) doctor she was experiencing abdominal pain, so he suggested a full examination. During the external pelvic exam he diliberately touched her clitoris, somewhat startling her, but at least it proved her clitoris is sensitive :-*
He also gave her, without warning, a briefrectal exam, which she did not like at all.
Overall, she enjoyed the experience and now looks foreward to medical exams.
I have never had this happen to me but would love too.
I have had my clit hood moved back and touched not on the clit but around it but my clit is touched to move the hood back and yes it did feel good
Yes often with external genital check the clitoral hood is retracted and a purely visual inspection acarriedout. My Dr always talks me through each stage
Why would there be clit stimulation only in Vietnam and not other countries?
Never had my clitoris touched during an external exam, but 10 years or so ago, I had to have a cystosocpy (bladder scoped). I was on the table in actual knee support type leg rests, strapped in, my legs spread wide with me flat on my back. Before the nurse injects the numbing agent into my eurethra, she has to clean and disinfect the area around the eurthral opening, so she's got my labia spread open with one hand and she wipes me, accidently brushing over my clitoris. I kind of jumped but didn't say anything and neither did she. But she made sure she was more careful in her cleansing of the area before she proceeded with injecting the anethstetic into my eurethra.
The only time I ever encountered a touching of my clitoris in a RL exam was like the 3rd or 4th exam and i believe it was by accident, he was doing the normal visual inspecting and he kind of brushed it with his gloved thumb. Neither of us said anything, but i remember it was like a little shock for me.
Who, me? No, just an interested participant in this forum who is always happy to add to his store of medical knowledge, and to contribute what little he knows.
Are you proporting to be an actual medical doctor?
Thank you for those comments Kimberly. You always set a good example by providing accurate medical information, and I am trying my best to follow your example.
Hengist, there is a woman we know that was in a whitewater rafting accident. She was hit on the head with an oar, and had a injury to her neck. She had some loss of sensorium in her lower extremities, and had to have an over night stay in the hospital. She told me that the neurologist that saw her did a neurological exam on her, which included pricking certain parts of her body with a needle, and asking her if she could feel it. One of the parts was the clitoris. She said it was most embarrassing, but he warned her first, and told her what he was going to do. She turned out to have a cervical fracture and had to have surgery on her neck.
Thanks for the link on Cystometry.
Some legitimate medical tests, not part of the normal pelvic exam, do involve touching of the clitoris. One example is the bulbocavernosus reflex test, performed to assess nerve function in the bladder, particularly around the sphincter.
"Bulbocavernosus reflex test. To test nerve function, a gloved finger is inserted into your rectum and then the penis or clitoris is gently squeezed."
There are several links to this, such as:
We should take a trip to Vietnam!!!! hehe My doctor always avoid it ...
Clitoral stimulation was a routine part of my exams in Vietnam,but since returning to Australia it has been only once or twice and very clinical; I had been on a medication that has a possible side effect of reducing libido and my doctor pulled my clit hood up to see if my clit was being affected at all (it wasn't!)
My wife tells me that her first doctor, an old male who has retired long time ago, always included the clit in his exams. She experienced this first time at age 16
my Doc has never touched it even by mistake but it would turn me on if he did
I've never had my clitoris touched during an exam, not even lifting the hood. I really can't imagine it would be that erotic anyway - I don't know if I'm in the minority here, but having my female gyno touch my clit doesn't sound that arousing to me.
Contact on the clitoris when a woman is not aroused and the finger being un-lubricated can be very painful.
I've never had it touched in a real exam, but in a play exam its an absolute must!!!!
Intentionally touching the Clitoris is usually not going to happen. One might expect and examiner to attempt the retraction of the clitoral hood to see if the patient has normal sex functions or not. Of course there are always going to be some legitimate exceptions.
Current medical standards stress that there be no contact made with the clitoris, if at all possible. Training teaches us to be as non-sexual as possible. Again, with the threat of lawsuits and malpratice hearings hanging over our heads, most physicians are extremely careful in this area. Of course, there are always exceptions.
If you were trained in school properly, that does not occur, except perhaps by accident.
I have heard of a female doctor who always concludes her pelvic exam with a brief encounter with the clitoris. The woman who told me this has indicated that it was a great way to end the exam, and that she enjoyed the extra attention. I assume those that don't appreciate it would let her know.
My clitoris has never been touched, even by accident in a regular exam. I can't imagine that it would be all that comfortable really and definitely NOT erotic.
Play exams are a whole other thing.
Direct contact on the clitoris when a woman is not aroused and the finger being un-lubricated can be very painful.
my REAL doctor never touched my clit. I think they try t avoid it because it could be really uncomfortable for the woman
I would guess most docs would really try to avoid that area for liability reasons.
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