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 do not even know that well examine our most private parts. With a recipe like that it is no wonder women have had so many embarrassing things happen at their OB-GYN office. From the most cringe-worthy experiences to ones that can be laughed off, women never know what they are getting into when it comes to a trip to the gyno. It is one of those woman things that we just have to deal with and hope it all goes well! 

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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. Almost every woman can probably relate to a few of these pretty personal stories, we're guessing. We have all been there in some way, shape, or form.

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