To any of you Ladies - I have read in other areas that it is becoming more common for the Doctor to do a rectal exam after the Vag/rectal with you bending over the table. Is this true and have any of you experienced it at your GYN or PCP?
Recently whilst being unwell I have been subject to a few pelvic and rectal exams (much to my enjoyment , even the painful exams).I was given a rectal exam yest by my gp.First she done a vaginal/rectal and then she had me on my left side and examined me .She then asked if I would mind standing up and inserted her finger again.I have another appointment with her for a more detailed pelvic/rectal on Monday morning .
Never had one but might be nice.
Most all rectal exams on females are done in the stirrups or "lithotomy" position... unless there is a specific rectal issue that needs a deeper, more specific exam.
Never at the GYN. I've only had vaginal and rectal exams in stirrups. I did have a rectal exam in a GI's office once. Not bent over though. I was on my left side with both knees bent. First he did a digital exam, and then slid a plastic scope deep into my rectum.
With GYN and PCP, lithotomy position in the stirrups after the bimanual and vaginal rectal exam.
I have only had one and it was bent over the table. It was at the pediatrician so the table was against the wall and I don't think she had stirrups available.
Left lateral would be quite common if it is being done at a CR Surgeon (proctologist) for Fissures or Hemorrhoids.
Never had one, but I think it would be much more embarrassing in stirrups, since everything is exposed, and even though the doc doesn't NEED to look at/focus on the genitalia, it's still just lying out there, so they have to see it. So embarrassing!
sometimes in stirrups most times bent over.
Had my first one this year and it was done on my side. Here in UK we don't have regular pelvic exams just smears every 3 years. This was part of a preemployment physical I had changing jobs, the Dr was very nice and after she had done the internal exam explained that as I was over 40 she needed to do a rectal exam and just asked me to roll onto side and bend one leg up to chest and try to relax. It was not as unpleasant as I thought it was going to be and she was gently and quick. I found it more uncomfortable her wiping my bum afterwards before handing me more tissues and telling me I could get dressed.
I have written on many posts about my girlfriend's (now my wife!) exams she has had over the years, and just yesterday, Dec. 27, she had a physical related to her job. She travels frequently for work, and it includes her driving rental cars with the occasional client as a passenger. Her company switched liability insurance providers for work related travel, and the new provider required all employees whose job includes travel to pass a drug screen and physical exam. She had to make an appointment before the end of the year, and she made hers for Friday afternoon at 4:15. I normally leave work at 3:30, so I was able to meet her at the occupational clinic where she had her pre-employment physical almost a year ago. Since it was a Friday, her company allows the employees who do not have any meetings scheduled with clients to dress casual, with restrictions on certain attire, of course. (No mini skirts, halter tops or belly shirts, etc.) She was wearing figure hugging (not skin tight) low rise boot cut black jeans that have a little sheen to them from the small amount of spandex blended with the denim, a snug fitting light blue silk long sleeve top under a purple figure hugging cardigan style sweater. She was wearing black leather high heeled ankle boots, that come up to just below her ankles and have a little zipper on the side. Since I saw her get dressed that morning, I knew she was wearing a matching lavender colored sheer bra and thong panty set, and Navy blue sheer, very shiny pantyhose. She always wears pantyhose under her pants in the winter. She says they help keep her legs and butt warm! I love how I can peel off her pants and see her very shiny, sexy legs, hips, and butt! But back to the subject. We arrived and soon she was called back. She had told them when she made the appointment that she wanted me to accompany her for the exam, so I went with her. She had to give a urine sample for the drug screen, then she had to remove her ankle boots for her height and weight. She was told to put her boots back on, to our surprise, and she had to remove her sweater and sit up on the exam table. The nurse took her vitals, then said the doctor will be in shortly. Soon there was a knock on the door, and the doctor enters with the nurse. It was the same doc who gave my wife her pre-employment physical! He asks her some questions about her health and if she has any symptoms or concerns. She said no, and he asks her to remove her shirt, and he ascultates her heart and lungs in several places on her chest and back. She looked so sexy in just her bra and jeans, taking deep breaths, her breasts rising and lowering with each breath. Then he says she can put her shirt back on. He has her lay back on the table, and as the table paper crinkles under her while she lies back, he pulls out the table extension for her legs. He lifts her shirt to just below her breasts, and ascultates her pancake flat, firm abdomen. The doctor next palpates her well toned tummy firmly, deeply, and thoroughly, all the way down to the waistband of her jeans. He has my wife unbutton and unzip her jeans, and slip them down her hips a little to expose her lower abdomen, sheer, shiny pantyhose and sheer, shiny panties. The doctor palpates her lower abdomen, and slips his hands under her pantyhose and panties down to her bare, smooth, freshly waxed mons pubis, firmly feeling her internal organs. He then removes his hands and tells my wife she can pull up and button her jeans. He instructs my wife to sit up, making that lovely table paper crinkle again as she does. The doctor checks her reflexes and has her stand up and perform some balance checks. At this point we think the doctor is done, but he tells my wife the insurance provider requires a rectal exam, to check for any blood or other abnormalities. She had a look of shock and disbelief! The doctor tells my wife to go ahead and turn around and face the table, unbutton her jeans, and lower her jeans, pantyhose, and panties down to mid thigh. As she does he snaps on a white nitrile glove and lubes up his index finger. She reluctantly unbuttons and unzips her snug fitting jeans, slides them down to mid thigh, exposing her shiny pantyhose covered very firm and shapely ass and hips. She lowers her pantyhose down, then hooks her thumbs into the waistband of her thong panties and lowers them as well. The doctor stands behind my wife and tells her to bend over and rest her elbows on the table. After she complies, he parts her cheeks with his thumb and middle finger, places the pad of his index finger of the same hand on her anus, and tells her to take a deep breath then bear down. As she does, his index finger slowly slides all the way into my beautiful wife's rectum as far as it would go. He rotated his finger 360 degrees, checking her rectal walls thoroughly. She had her head down on her hands, kind of looking back at me, with a look of discomfort on her face, but a little gleam in her eye as well. I know that look, she was getting aroused! She looked so hot and sexy, in her high heeled ankle boots accentuating her heart shaped firm ass, with her jeans, pantyhose, and panties down around her well toned thighs, bent over the exam table with the doctor's finger probing my wife deeply and thoroughly. Her vulva and hairless crotch exposed for me and the doctor to see from behind. I was about to come in my jeans! The doctor slowly removes his finger and wipes it on a guiac card, dropping some solution on it, then says no sign of blood. He tells her she can clean up as he places a package of wetnaps on the table. She stands up and as his back is turned to us, entering her exam results on a laptop, she cleans up. Then she pulls up her thong panties, pantyhose, and jeans. She puts her sweater back on and the doctor tells her all checks out fine. We race home and she wants me to give her a rectal exam as she bends over the bed, jeans, pantyhose and panties pulled down to mid thigh, just like at her exam! I massaged her G spot through her rectal wall while I fingered her clit. She was so turned on she had one of the most powerful orgasms she has ever had! Her knees and legs shook so much she collapsed onto her tummy on the bed, where I proceeded to enter her from behind after I put on a condom and lube to give her anal sex, something we do very sparingly. We both had very powerful orgasms and collapsed exhausted but very satisfied. She told me that for some reason, having a rectal exam bent over while standing turned her on so much, more so than while in the stirrups. And I told her it did the same for me! She has an awesome, sexy ass and it looked so good bent over while wearing high heeled boots. I hope to get to see her get another rectal exam while standing and bent over the table again someday!
Same here, only ever had it done while in stirrups as part of the pelvic exam. And to be honest, I really can't imagine getting up from the exam chair and having to "bend over" for that part.
I've never had a rectal exam standing and bent over the exam table. I've always gotten a recto-vaginal and/or a rectal exam while in the stirrups as part of a pelvic exam. My family practice doctor did a rectal one time with me on my side due to some belly issues I was having.
I have had both in the sims and in stirrups it has just depends on the doctor.
For mine I have always been on my back in the stirrups
Never had a rectal exam but I heard from my friend she was told to lie on her side and hug her knees. That's the most common practice I guess.
As far as the "on all fours position": would this be considered an unusual but reasonable part of a real ob-gyn exam?
I.e.: what would most women do if after their exam (including a R-V) the doctor asked them to get on all fours for a rectal exam? Would they think it's normal, would they think it's strange and still comply, or would they refuse and say WTF?
Also, why would the doctor ask the patient to get on all fours if he already did a visual of the area during the external exam, and did a R-V? Would it be for the purpose of just doing another visual as well as a digital, or would they do another procedure such as an anal speculum, etc?
i have had 4 rectal exams 2 in stirrups 1 bent over the table n 1 on all 4s i think in stirrups is best
Yes it true.. I was with my girlfriend for her annually physical and she did the Vag/recatal exam with her in the stirrups, then when it came time for the rectal exam she had her remove her feet from the stirrups and asked her to bend over the table for the rectal exam....all the while my girlfriend is completely naked no gown...what a view I got...
I've had them at the gyn in the lithotomy position and once at the ER when they thought it nigh be appendicitis. That was on my side knees up.
i love a woman with a nice butt nothing would be better too see a woman bending over the table for a rectal
They almost always do it during the pelvic if it's just routine along with your yearly pap exam. I did have to roll over onto my side once, but I have never been asked to bend over or get up on all fours. I don't know if they ask females to get up on all fours on the exam table. I think that's just something they do in Med/Fet videos---fantasy.......sort of like the "vaginal temp."
I got it done just laying down in the stirrups
My doctor always performs my rectal exams in 2 positions...first me in the stirrups, and also laying on my left side with knee to chest. I think I am too short to bend over the exam table. Although, my pcp once did perform it with me standing straight up and legs spread...not comfortable!
Sleepless79, that's a very interesting story! What kind of scope did she use on you? Sounds painful.
It seems like it's 50-50 in terms of a GYN performing a rectal exam. The only time I've had a GP do a genital/rectal was for a pre-employment physical. When I was younger, the pediatrician usually did a visual check, but since I've been an adult, most docs seem to defer the "between the legs" stuff to GYNs. I guess if your regular doctor did your annual exam, too, it would be different. This may just be my experience since I do see a GYN regularly.
That would be so embarrassing, unexpected! I'd want to make sure I was really clean at least.
So for women, are rectal exams the exclusive domain of OBGYN exams, or does the PCP do them as well? And how much of a genital exam do you get from your PCP?
ive never had one standing up. only with my feet in the stirrups
My current GYN doesn't do rectal or recto-vaginal exams, but all of my previous GYNs have done them at the end of the pelvic exam while still in stirrups. I had one done in the ER in the sims position (on my side) and one done for a pre-employment physical with my knees drawn up to my chest.
The most embarassing one I had, by far, was when a gastroenterologist I worked for offered to check me out when I was having some stomach problems. After an abdominal exam, she had me lower my pants and panties down to my knees and get into a sims position for a rectal, and after that, she said she was having a hard time seeing if I had any fissures and needed me to slide my pants off completely and bring my knees up to my chest so she could see my perineum. After THAT, she had me get up on all fours so she could insert a scope for a quick look.
Like Mashie, I see my GP for all of my annual exam procedures. I can't say that I've ever had a rectal done while standing and bent over. While in the lithotomy position in the stirrups, she always does a recto-vaginal, and a standalone rectal exam on me. On a few occasions I have been placed in the knee-chest position for a more in depth (no pun intended) rectal exam.
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