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What exams are performed?

You may have certain exams at the first visit. If you choose , a nurse or family member may join you for any part of the exam.

Most often, these exams are performed:

• General physical exam

• External genital exam

You usually do not need to have a pelvic exam at the first visit unless you are having problems, such as abnormal bleeding or pain. If you are sexually active, you may have tests for certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Most

of the tests that teens need can be done by the doctor with a urine sample. You also may have certain vaccinations.