Quoting HopingforaMiracle:" Pelvic exams always hurt me. It is horrible. When I go for my yearly they have to use a pediatric speculum. And I've had two babies vaginally. For me it is normal"I was expecting it to be like a pap I mean I know they are two totally different things, but it didn't hurt at all when I had my pap done at the beginning of my pregnancy, but today it hurt so bad it brought tears to my eyes! :/
Quoting wigglewaddle:" It's always been uncomfortable for me, but not painful afterwards."It's not painful afterwardsit just hurt during.
Quoting Mom of 3 Little Boys!:" Normal. I don't know if it hurts for everyone every time they check you but I know when you are in labor and they check holy crap it does not feel good!"I hope it doesn't hurt everytime they check..now I'm gonna dread the exams for the rest of my appointments...
Quoting Andrea0510:" I find it to be uncomfortable but i wouldn't say it hurts. just try to relax and not tense up as much and it may help."I don't think I was tensed up but I might have been I need to make sure I don't cause that might very well be the reason why it did hurt as much as it did.
Quoting [Boats&Hoes]:" It hurts like hell, and I'm usually cramping all day after one. I even started bleeding a little bit today."It didn't bother me afterwards, but it hurt during but as soon as it was over I was fine.