World's Worst Gyno Took Secret Photos of Thousands of Patient Exams

Going to the gyno is enough of a pain in the cervix without the fear that the doctor between your legs is snapping pictures without your knowledge. But, for 9,000 ex-patients of deceased Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy, that seemingly irrational fear may actually have been warranted. Bleargh. » 11/06/13 7:15pm 11/06/13 7:15pm

At Your Cervix Takes A Look At Why Pelvic Exams Suck

Most women would describe a pelvic exam as "uncomfortable" at best, "painful and humiliating" at worst, but that doesn't have to be the case. The documentary At Your Cervix » 10/09/08 3:40pm 10/09/08 3:40pm (trailer above) discusses how the unethical methods used to teach students to perform pelvic exams actually train them poorly in a procedure be…

Do You Shave Your Legs Before Hitting The Stirrups?

Last week I went to the gynecologist. The second I arranged myself in the stirrups I had a startling realization: I hadn't shaved my legs in more than a week. Question is: Is this uncouth? Is there etiquette about such things? Was my lady-parts doctor insulted that I hadn't even bothered to take a shower for him, yet… » 12/11/07 3:20pm 12/11/07 3:20pm

Do You Shoot The Shit During A Pelvic Exam?

Do you find yourself engaged in mindless small talk during a gynecological exam? Like about the weather, or the office decor, or really anything, so long as it takes your mind off the fact that there's someone poking around in your privates? Well, you're not alone. Don Gabor, author of Speaking Your Mind in 101… » 10/10/07 8:00pm 10/10/07 8:00pm