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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Should: It make sense to have a check list and every pcp should have it.
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Dr. Marina Gafanovich
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be in place: I run a physical exam center (physicalexamnyc.Com) and it is essential to have a routine for every checkup. I do 10 to 20 every day, so obviously i do ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Yes as a part of complete physical examination, rectal examination is done.
Dr. Naveen Kella
23 years experience Urologic Oncology
Yes: As long as the doctor has experience doing the exam, it is okay. If they look uncomfortable, it is not worth it.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Doesn't matter: The gender of the physician and patient do not have to be matched to have a quality annual exam. If pub feel more comfortable with one over another, t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Depends upon the illness. Minor upper respiratory infection should have no problem.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Exam with labs.: If the yearly examination includes blood work- a fasting glucose level may be noted. If there is signficant physical pathology noted during the examin ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
28 years experience Family Medicine
Ask for it.: An urine analysis is simple to do and can easily be done with your physical. The prostate screening can also be easily done. However, prostate scree ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
It is important: It is important to tell you physician if you have a mental problem. You sound like you need to have consuling and your physican can help you with you ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
13 years experience Psychiatry
No: There is no situation in which a doctor will milk the prostrate. However, the doctor may check the prostate if there is a risk of prostate cancer or e ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Bring all past info: Since it is a first visit he will take a detailed personal history, ask you about your family history of illnesses, your social history, do a thorough ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Self exam: It is important to have a physician examine your testicles from time to time. While testicular cancer Between the late teens and early 30s, it can occ ... Read More

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