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Do you prefer a health care provider of your gender or the opposite or it doesn't really matter?


Do you prefer a health care provider i.e. a doctor or a nurse of your gender or you prefer the opposite or it doesn't really matter? And why is that so, especially when dealing with sensitive procedures like annual physical, Pap smear for women etc?

 

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    chepkoluumugulel 4 years ago

    I’ve always thought women would prefer women clinicians. That slightly changed when one of my colleagues said that she would rather have a male gynecologist because females tend to be rough. I am not sure whether I believe that. Not brilliant idea to

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    chepkoluumugulel 4 years ago

    I agree with you that they have to be competent in what they are doing.

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    chepkoluumugulel 4 years ago

    I belief so too that they are all capable of delivering health care services. But given a chance, I prefer women because I tend to think that they understand me better or rather we may have gone through the same issues in life.

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    chepkoluumugulel 4 years ago

    I am with you on this one that it depends on the condition. I can go to any doctor for a cold etc. but when it comes to sensitive issues like annual physical, personally, I can be selective especially when I have the opportunity to choose my preferen