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noamnety Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-23-05 04:59 PM
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25. I've had that too
I'm a huge wuss, and horrible with doctors, so half the pain I feel is in my head or the result of me tensing up when I'm supposed to relax. So I'm gonna confess, the colposcopy hurt - like a bad cramp. I'd take some motrin before going in, or at least ask them about that. Not to scare you, like I said, my pain threshold is pathetically low, but I'd rather you get the warning so you take painkillers, rather than go through some needless discomfort.

Once it was done, though, I was fine. I always prepare for any gyno trips by ensuring I have some booze at home for afterwards. I tried to talk my mammography place into installing a keg, and made what I thought was a good case that all us women sitting around making uncomfortable small talk with our backwards gowns from hell would be much happier if they ran a brewery in the joint, but they said no. I plan to work on them some more at my next visit.
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  -Gynecologists don't usually beam me up scottie  Jun-22-05 08:37 PM   #0 
  - Mine did.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-22-05 08:39 PM   #1 
  - Mine have always been normal.  beam me up scottie   Jun-22-05 08:45 PM   #2 
     - Have you had one done since the patients rights thing went into effect?  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-22-05 08:57 PM   #3 
        - Not at this practice.  beam me up scottie   Jun-22-05 09:04 PM   #4 
           - It might be.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-22-05 09:10 PM   #5 
           - Thanks.  beam me up scottie   Jun-22-05 09:21 PM   #10 
              - You're right, they should tell you what's coming.  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-22-05 09:25 PM   #11 
           - Also, they can't just call you  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-22-05 09:16 PM   #7 
  - **Nursing Student Here** :)  Heddi   Jun-22-05 09:12 PM   #6 
  - My mom once saw the doctor DROP her sample  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-22-05 09:18 PM   #8 
  - Thanks.  beam me up scottie   Jun-22-05 09:18 PM   #9 
  - one of the most informative posts I've ever seen  Eloriel   Jun-23-05 08:38 PM   #29 
     - Thanks, El  Heddi   Jun-23-05 08:42 PM   #30 
  - It came back positive.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 09:52 AM   #12 
  - What does that mean?  lukasahero   Jun-23-05 09:59 AM   #13 
  - I am okay, thanks.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 10:20 AM   #15 
     - Ok - it sounds like they're just being cautious  lukasahero   Jun-23-05 10:34 AM   #17 
        - Sure does, the not knowing  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 10:48 AM   #18 
  - Hard as this might be, don't panic.  Bunny   Jun-23-05 10:17 AM   #14 
  - Thanks Bunny.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 10:22 AM   #16 
  - "Positive" means there were some oddly shaped cells in the smear  Warpy   Jun-23-05 11:07 AM   #19 
  - Thanks Warpy.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 11:28 AM   #20 
     - I've had the colposcopy,  geniph   Jun-23-05 12:39 PM   #21 
        - Thanks.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 01:09 PM   #22 
        - Most male GYNs don't even warm the speculum  geniph   Jun-23-05 04:36 PM   #23 
        - "instant revirginization"lol  Finder   Jun-23-05 06:07 PM   #27 
        - Pap smears should only be given by people who've had one  Eloriel   Jun-23-05 08:34 PM   #28 
        - No they don't.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 11:15 PM   #32 
        - I only use female doctors of any kind, unless  Lisa0825   Jun-24-05 12:50 PM   #39 
        - I've had that too  lwfern   Jun-23-05 04:59 PM   #25 
           - Thanks, that's really good to know.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 11:20 PM   #33 
              - oops, forgot to mention  lwfern   Jun-23-05 11:57 PM   #38 
  - I'm sending good vibes your way  cally   Jun-23-05 05:36 PM   #26 
     - I dread going for my mam-gram.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 11:24 PM   #35 
  - Yes and no.  Ripley   Jun-23-05 04:54 PM   #24 
  - I'm think I've used up  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 11:27 PM   #36 
  - Good luck, kiddo  Eloriel   Jun-23-05 08:42 PM   #31 
  - July 6th.  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 11:30 PM   #37 
  - Thanks for the awesome support  beam me up scottie   Jun-23-05 11:22 PM   #34 
     - I hope this doesn't come across as condescending  Heddi   Jun-24-05 01:31 PM   #40 
        - Jeez.  beam me up scottie   Jun-24-05 09:11 PM   #41 

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