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By me7010
#12816
I am so sorry this happened to you.
Double check that you cannot do the swab yourself. If not then either discuss or write down some points for the person examining you, so that you can remain in control. Ask that they tell you before they do anything and tell you when and where they are about to touch you. Also work out a STOP signal e.g. if you put up your hand.
If it is just a swab then it should only take a few seconds. It is only a very thin swab stick (looks much like an overgrown i.e. extra long cotton bud)
Definity have someone you trust go with you...even if its just to drive you there and back.
Personally I would wear a skirt that you can easily pull up, yet leave on and refuse to change into a gown
By me7010
#12822
Super HUGS!

Hopefully you were given the number of your states sexual assault support group. They should be able to provide support around attending follow up appointments and future PAP smears etc. Don't be afraid to ring them and see one of their
counsellors.
I hope the police find the scumbag and put a stop to him. You don't deserve to have been put through all of this