When you go to see your doctor, are you given a gown, stay in your underwear or go totally naked. Is it OK to be naked on the exam table? My dermatolgist gives me a gown to put on. I freeball commando so I am naked under the gown which is ok with him. I know that when I go see my primary care it will be to undress and there I will be naked Most doctors have probably already seen it all and even if you were totally naked they would talk to and look at you as if you were fully clothed. So if you have nothing on under your gown it will be fine.
Why Doctors Ask You to Undress for a Physical Exam
Go-to tester Rhenotha joins Dr. Do you do it and is it okay? The Dr. Oz Show medical unit investigates. Oz Show medical unit polled twenty doctors to see if they ask their patients to disrobe for a physical examination. Oz reveals the results of the survey and then primary care physician Dr. Jennifer Caudle weighs in.
Do You Take Your Clothes Off for a Physical Exam?
With melanoma in my family history and moles all over my face, arms, chest and legs, I should visit the dermatologist more than, well, never. So I finally call my primary doctor to get a referral on my health plan. His office gives me two choices in Manhattan where I live — Dr K. I chose Dr B. At Dr B. My brother also has moles, and when he visited a dermatologist only a few blocks from here, the doctor offered him a photo shoot to benchmark their growth.
Hi everyone! At what age were you undressed completely during a physical examination? Looking forward to your replies. Am 21 now, never have been, but would love to be. I have never been completely nude during an exam. When I was 15, I had only my briefs on when the school doctor asked me to pull them down in order to examine my genitals. I have always been provided a gown at the gynecologist. As a child, I do not remember every being completely nude.