visit the gynecologist for many it is a terrifying experience, the simple idea of someone examining our private parts causes fear and anxiety, especially if it is the “first visit”. This fear is actually because We don’t know what to expect Most of us do not know what should or should not happen during our visit to the gynecologist, which is why the sexuality educator for DKT, Denise Floreswill solve us the most common doubts like What will the gynecologist do to me? Hurts? At what age should I go? etc. Take note!
Feeling nervous is normal and more so at the first visit, which is usually routine and one of the most important, where the specialist will talk with you to prepare your medical history.
The experts will ask you only the necessary questions to know your medical and family history, without judging you or requesting very personal information, so you can feel calm, remember that it is only to make a clinical history.
the first visit
“The first visit to the gynecologist is usually between the ages of 12 and 13, after the first menstrual cycle, which marks the beginning of adolescence, the moment in which your sexual organs will be ready to ovulate. It is very important to be honest with your doctor, the information you obtain will be to know your state of health, you can rest easy, the check-ups do not hurt, they are uncomfortable because the girls get nervous and tense, it is annoying, but not painful “, Flores assures.
The importance of going to the gynecologist in adolescence comes from the fact that our body will begin to undergo changes, most of these are normal and are caused by hormonal changes, the specialist will explain these changes to you and help you to adapt to them easily, as well as guide you in the process of having healthy reproductive health. Although the gynecologist helps us with any abnormal symptoms such as heartburn, irregular periods, and other conditions, this expert is our best friend when it comes to starting our sexual life and having family planning that suits our needs, remember that not all girls can use all contraceptives, so it is important to go to an expert, who will indicate the ideal method for you.
become a mom
Becoming a mother is a complex and personal decision, if you are about to start your sexual life or simply becoming a mother is not in your current plans, and you do not know where to turn, you can approach DKT México, an NGO, which understands the importance of choose the ideal time to be a mother and supports young people with state-of-the-art contraceptives at recovery cost.
On the other hand, choosing a contraceptive method is an opportunity to enjoy the best stage of your life, in addition, it will give you the security to live and enjoy your sexuality responsibly, do not forget to complement your method with a condom, the only contraceptive that prevents contagion of sexually transmitted infections.
With information from DKT.