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When you turn 21, a pelvic exam is a regular part of your wellness visit. A pelvic exam is a normal part of taking care of your body. During a pelvic exam, a doctor or nurse examines your vulva and your internal reproductive organs — your vagina, cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes.

Sep 17, 2018 A pelvic exam is a way for doctors to look for signs of illness in certain organs in a woman's body. The word "pelvic" refers to the pelvis.

Jul 25, 2019 Before performing the pelvic exam, your doctor might listen to your heart and lungs and perform an abdominal, back and breast exam.