She may not be doing this with a sexual mindset, she may be legitimately performing an examination. If you are under 16, then this is a requirement. Don't worry about it, the doctor has most likely seen many, many erect penises. Distracting the mind does wonders for alleviating anxiety and even helping block out pain. With that being said, there are some things you might be able to do to distract yourself or trick your body to reduce the chances of it happening.
This article was co-authored by Jurdy Dugdale, RN.
CMNF In Doctor's Office
Maybe she can arrange to switch you to a same sex doctor. Medical Fear Print Edit Send fan mail to authors. How can I calm down from the worrying feeling I have from undressing in front of my doctor? Undressing at the doctor's office can be intimidating, but if you relax your mind and trust in the doctor's professionalism, you can handle it. Your doctor should understand this and be appropriately patient. If an escort is not provided, then ask for one.