Preparing for a Sexual Health Appointment

Going to the doctor for a sexual health visit can be scary if you don’t know what to expect. Here are some resources to explore in order to be prepared!

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists offers answers to frequently asked questions about what to expect at your first gynecologic appointment.

The Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network shares a list of gynecologists and other intimate care providers who offer accessible and inclusive care.

Cerebral Palsy Foundation posted several videos on preparing for a mammogram appointment and how to optimize your visit.

If you’re wondering what kind of doctor to see about sexual health, the National Coalition for Sexual Health lists who to see for different kinds of appointments.

The Office of Developmental Primary Care at the University of California, San Francisco, offers a guide on relationships, romance, sexuality, and sexual health. The guide includes tips for successful medical appointments and what to expect at a doctor visit.

Planned Parenthood offers information on what to expect at a wellness visit, which is a doctor’s visit that is centered around your reproductive health.

You can learn about pelvic exams here!