I was at the doctor yesterday talking about being tested for stress. The doctor asked me a panel of questions and talked to me about any prior health issues. Then he told me to get on the table so he could check my stomach and thyroid. When I got up on the table I could feel his penis touching my knee. He did not attempt to remove it so I moved my knee.
Unless it was outside his pants or you feel he was intentionally being sexual, there probably isn't much to do. If you think it was an honest mistake, you might meet with him briefly and explain that you felt uncomfortable about what happened but that you believe it was a mistake. If you want to change doctors, you could ask about doing that. If you think the contact was sexually motivated or motivated by some other inappropriate intent, you should probably talk to an attorney about your situation in person about pursuing a civil action.
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If you are uncomfortable, you should immediately change physicians. If you believe that the physician did this on purpose, you should consider lodging a complaint with the Board of Medical Examiners (they will have a consumer complaint section) for their investigation.
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