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Pelvic Exam

Alternate Names : Pelvic Examination

Pelvic Exam | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens later at home?

No special care needs to be taken after a pelvic exam.

What are the potential complications after the procedure?

There are no complications from a pelvic exam.


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Pelvic Exam: Preparation & Expectations

 

Author: Eva Martin, MD
Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
Date Reviewed: 06/01/01



Pregnancy is the period from conception to birth. A pregnancy may be complicated by health problems or lifestyle issues known as risk factors. These risk factors can affect the mother or fetus, or both





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