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I did not get a genital exam

I am 55 years old and never went to doctors, except for work physicals, until last year. I m a male ,but I chose a female doctor because I feel they are easier to talk to. In both physicals I ve received I did not get a genital exam. Is this because of my age or do female doctors try not to do it because they feel the patient will be embarassed? And would it be out of line for me to request that it be done ?
Asked On : Sat, 5 Mar 2011
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Urologist 's  Response
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if you went for health check up as part of yearly schedule you should surely get genitalia as well prostate examination done
Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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  User's Response
not really. female or male doctors are the same.they treat patients the same.. I guess having herpes/HIV/HPV is not the end of the world. One of my friends who's living with genital herpes told me about It was created to help people find useful, up-to-date information about prevention and cure for herpes, HPV, can ask the live std counselor any time if any question..hope it helps.
Answered: Sat, 5 Mar 2011
Ayurveda Specialist Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari's  Response
Dear salaa
there is line of treatment and physical examination for diagonosis of diseases as per the symptoms of you. if related system they would have examnied your genitalia. If it is unrelevent there is no thing to check it unnecessaary
Doctor perform the examination as your requirement.. Nothing to worry
Answered: Sat, 5 Mar 2011
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