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Was this weird or was I being u

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gingergenius · 25/07/2017 05:35

Just read a post regarding awkward questions and it reminded me of a time when I was 18 and needed to visit the doctor. I can't remember exactly what I went to see him about but he asked me to remove my bra and helped me undo the clasp and I can remember thinking it was weird because my problem wasn't to do with my chest but he wanted to listen to my heartbeat I guess.

It was a very long time ago but it made me feel really uncomfortable but I've never been sure if I was being a bit over sensitive or if that was totally out of order? Obviously nothing can be done now if it was inappropriate but it's always bothered me.

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WashingMatilda · 25/07/2017 06:38

He helped you undo the clasp?? To listen to your chest?
Yeah I think that's pretty weird.


dowhatyouwish · 25/07/2017 06:39

Defo inappropriate.


TeFiti · 25/07/2017 06:41

There is absolutely no need to remove a bra to listen to someone's chest Sad


KoalaDownUnder · 25/07/2017 06:42

Shock They usually just tuck the stethoscope into the side of your bra cup, if necessary.

No need to take the whole bra off.


gingergenius · 25/07/2017 06:55

I was only 18 and it felt awkward and weird but I couldn't decide if I was being precious! Thanks for the replies. He retired shortly afterwards. I should've reported him but I thought no-one would believe me or they'd think I was making a fuss about nothing!

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Mummyoflittledragon · 25/07/2017 07:05

Same sort of thing happened to me when a dr told me to remove all my clothes to see an all over body rash (I queried the all). I took off my bra myself though. He didn't stop me though. I didn't remove my knickers. I sat there embarrassed and talking for quite some time before he told me to get dressed. I thought it was me. But it was him. Perv.


Mummyoflittledragon · 25/07/2017 07:06

I was 20 btw.


Screwinthetuna · 25/07/2017 07:22

Sounds inappropriate, YANBU Confused


user1497557435 · 25/07/2017 07:48

My first driving instructor would 'help' me with my clutch control by placing his hand on my upper thigh. Changed instructors pretty quick (35ish years ago) I was 17 he seemed about 50 to me. Perv.

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