If blood is present in the stool, it may indicate colon cancer or other problems. Katherine Feeney is a journalist with the Nine Network Australia. Why It Happens and How to Prevent It Since the introduction of the first birth control pill inwomen have come to rely on the pill as an effective way to prevent pregnancy. The bimanual exam, meaning with two hands, is when one or two fingers of one hand are in the vagina, and the other hand is pressing on the lower abdomen at the same time. A digital rectal examination DRE is a simple procedure doctors use to examine the lower rectum and other internal organs. It is a rectovaginal exam, which can be part of a pelvic exam.
Your doctor will ask you to disrobe and put on a hospital gown.
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Prostate cancer may feel like bumps on the normally smooth surface of the prostate. Men may feel pain or the urge to urinate during the exam. Peaches are deliciously sweet, small, fuzzy-peeled fruit that pack a nutritious punch. The bimanual is standard for any pelvic exam. What purpose is served by my ob-gyn inserting his finger in my ass during a pap smear?