Women Reveal Their Most Embarrassing OB-GYN Stories

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Going to the gynecologist is an essential part of our health care, but it's also probably the weirdest. We lie down on that exam table, prop our feet up on those stirrups, and let someone we don't even know that well examine our most private parts. With a recipe like that it's no wonder women have had so many embarrassing things happen at their OB-GYN office.

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Oftentimes, however, the embarrassment and shame experienced at the OB-GYN exam has little or nothing to do with the patient. Despite the fact that doctors are supposed to be professional, there are quite a few of them that completely throw professionalism out the window when it comes to examination time. And most unfortunately, the woman is left holding the bag (and the flushed cheeks).

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Here are 20 women's real-life stories of humiliation at the gynecologist office. Most every woman can probably relate to a few of these pretty personal stories, we're guessing. We've all been there in some way, shape, or form.

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