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Does your doctor ask you if you and your partner have sex?


I have been asked that the last two visits and I have just decided if they can't remember what I said the first time then it is just too bad! I find that a very personal question and really none of anyone's business but mine. It is beyond embarrassing I think? What do you think?

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Elsie Hagley says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Well if they have a reason they should state it not just probing into personal things for no sound reason. I think we have enough of our privacy taken personally.


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Christin Sander (ChristinS) says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I never had body shaming so sorry for you my sister is nurse; whatever that has to do with anything, I do not discuss sex with her either. Of course if I were having a sexual prob I'd have no prob discussing it I am not an idiot & no childhood ha


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Tim Mitchell (tsmog) says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Hm, they may want you to tell them come to think of it! lol

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Bob Bamberg says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Well they very well could lie about it so what's the point. It shocked me at first because I found it embarrassing (guess I am from the old school that does not discuss sex!) but at this 3rd time being questioned it just sort of made me mad. lol


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MizBejabbers says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Yes; I could surely understand it in those circumstances! lol

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t aaron brown says

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Dora Isaac Weithers (MsDora) says

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Becky Katz says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I guess...but they have handled all those issues up til now without knowing what goes on in my bedroom. lol

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Yoleen Lucas (Say Yes To Life) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Sometimes I can see they have reason, but they have all my records & know me & I am no spring chicken with no wild life and no problems that would require them to ask me sexual questions. If there were then yes I would understand. Otherwise,


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Aime (Aime F) says

23 months ago
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    Christin Sander (ChristinS) 23 months ago

    I agree. Never understood the tendency to feel humiliation over such a natural human function.


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Samuel Barrett says

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Debra Allen (Lady Guinevere) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Of course! Could be dangerous for them too if they thought about it. That is really what is so silly about it all; there seems to be no rhyme or reason for much of their nosiness & when they could maybe help as you say they certainly are not disc


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Ann-Christin (christin53) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I had nothing to cause this question either or I would understand getting it. In fact I ask why they wanted to know and the nurse said she didn't know; which seems pretty evasive to me.


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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Certainly I can see that and after childbirth and all those reasons are sound reasons.

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LoisRyan13903 says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Yes I have been asked that too and told when not to have sex as in pregnancies and I have no problem with that.


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Kiss andTales says

23 months ago
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    Kiss andTales 23 months ago

    If you feel he is violating you ,and you do not feel comfortable with him with your body,

    Then change physicians , I did for something similar and I would consider worse then then your question.

    Your womanly notions are telling you something !


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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I did ask and got a non-committal answer, such as "I don't know."

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Linda Bryen (liesl5858) says

23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I agree. I mean if it does relate to why you went then I can see it but just out of the blue is puzzling to me and I don't discuss sex with my friends or just anyone as many do and that is my right. My mother raised me to be modest and Christian.

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Thank you; I think that is a great idea. I would have been mortified as a teen if asked about sex. Little did I know at the time it was a common thing for teens. Then when my 2 were teens doctors offered them birth control and I do not know what all!

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