A pelvic examination is a complete physical exam of a woman's
pelvic organs by a health professional. A pelvic exam helps a health
professional evaluate the size and position of the
ovaries. A pelvic exam may be done to help detect certain cancers
in their early stages, infections,
sexually transmitted infections (STIs), or other
reproductive system problems.
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
May 18, 2011
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