The forms will include questions about:. Doctors understand the importance of keeping things private and confidential. She should know what to expect, and why the doctor is doing it. In this position, the doctor will check the vulva the external genitalia. But girls who have been sexually active should ask for STD testing. Your doctor can also give you tips on how to talk to partners about condomsSTDsand other sexual health topics. Your pediatrician or family doctor might be able to recommend someone.
If you haven't had the HPV vaccine yet, you should discuss it with your doctor or nurse, because it is recommended for all girls between the ages of 11 and
Your Daughter's First Gynecology Visit
The lab checks the samples for STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia. She may not get why she would need to go to the doctor when she feels fine. More on this topic for: A nurse or medical assistant will take you into the exam room to weigh you and get your blood pressure. If you feel shy or embarrassed asking a question, you can just give your list to the doctor or nurse. The doctor or nurse practitioner that your daughter sees should be someone who takes the time to make her feel as comfortable as possible. That can help her feel at ease talking about any concerns in the future.