Seeing a new healthcare provider for the first time can make you nervous, especially if they are of a different gender. It is important to remember that they are there to help you and it is their job to give you quality healthcare. They have likely seen and heard your issues before, so it is important to be open and honest with them. 

 

If you are still feeling uncomfortable, you can even ask if there is a male who you can see instead. Being open and honest with healthcare provider is essential to make sure that you can get the proper care and advice. They want what is best for you, so be honest and upfront about any issues you may have.