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A genital self-exam is a simple examination you can give yourself to
become familiar with what is normal for you and to see if you have any
symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection (STI).
It may be helpful to feel each of these areas with your fingers as
you view them, so that you can be aware of any areas of rough skin or
November 16, 2012
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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