What is included in the physical exam of female patients with urethritis?

Updated: Dec 18, 2020
  • Author: Dustin L Whitaker, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Examine female patients in the lithotomy or frog leg position. Include the following evaluation:

  • Skin: Assess for lesions that may indicate other STDs

  • Urethra: Strip the urethra for any discharge

  • Pelvis: Complete pelvic examination, including the cervix

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