I'm not really into surgical fetish, but couldn't think or find an appropriate place to post this:My mom took me to the emergency room when I was thirteen, and having abdominal pain with nausea and fever. It took a doctor about two minutes to decide that my appendix was the cause of my illness, and it had to go.I was hooked up to an IV in the emergency room and it had some sort of sedative in it. The last thing I recall was that they were wheeling me out to go to an operating room.I woke up with mom by my bedside telling me that I was going to be fine. It wasn't long until a doctor came in to check on me, accompanied by a couple other doctors (they may have been med students or interns, really not sure). The doctor asked me how I was feeling, and then asked me to raise up my gown so that he could see the incision.I pulled my gown up, and suddenly realized two things:1. I didn't have any panties on2. The pubic hair that I had before surgery was gone!I was embarrassed, and after they left, I asked my mom about it. She thought it was a "standard practice" that anyone having abdominal surgery be shaved prior to their operations. So, somewhere between the emergency room, and my surgery, someone had shaved the pubic hair that I had become rather proud of as a teenager.Question: Is this really a standard practice in hospitals, or, was someone just playing a trick on me??? 😉As I said, I wasn't sure where to post this, and, I would appreciate hearing from others who may have experienced this, or have more knowledge about it.Thanks,C.