What happens at first appointment with gynecologist?
Part 1: Your gynae will first examine the outside of your vagina for abnormalities, before examining your reproductive organs from the inside. Part 2: Your gynae will use a speculum – a device that holds the vagina open – to view the inside of your vagina and cervix.
What to expect the first time you go to a gynecologist?
You can ask questions about your body, growing up, and sex. You may also have certain exams and vaccinations. Your doctor may ask a lot of questions about you and your family. Some of them may seem personal, such as questions about your menstrual period or sexual activities (including vaginal, oral, or anal sex).
Should I shave before a gynecologist appointment?
It's not necessary to shave or wax around the vagina before your first visit to a gynecologist. However, you'll want to shower that day, using a gentle soap to maintain proper vaginal hygiene.
Is it painful to go to the gynecologist for the first time?
It shouldn't hurt, but if you do feel pain at any point, tell your gynae.
Should I shower before a gyno appointment?
Many women worry about any unpleasant smells, discharge, or sweat before an appointment. Taking a bath or shower the night before is fine. However, if you are concerned, wear a panty liner and change it to stay fresh before your appointment.