TABLE 1

Indications for a Pelvic Examination

Persistent vaginal discharge
Dysuria or urinary tract symptoms in a sexually active female
Dysmenorrhea unresponsive to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Amenorrhea
Abnormal vaginal bleeding
Lower abdominal pain
Contraceptive counseling for an intrauterine device or diaphragm
Perform Pap test
Suspected/reported rape or sexual abuse
Pregnancy