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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
No age limit: Rectal examination done as a part of physical examination or when indicated to age limit for , male or female.

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Routine exam: Includes a rectal. Two positions: lying on side, bending over. With women it can be done as part of pelvic lying on back using fingers in vagina and r ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kyle Cologne
12 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Rectal Exam: A rectal exam is where a practitioner examines the last part of the colon (or rectum) by placing a finger or small plastic scope through the anus. Thi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
An exam: By a medical professional whereby a digit or finger is inserted into the rectum to feel for any abnormalities, check for blood or stool, abscess, tumo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Breathe: Take deep breaths and follow the doctor's advice and guidance.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: What are you checking for?
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
28 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Many things: Hemorrhoids, fissure, fistula, abscess, condyloma.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Breathe: breathe and follow doctor's guidance
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: It is possible and I am sure it has been done. We put things in peoples rear end all the time in medicine - suppositories, exams, enemas, disimpactio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
It's possible.: It is possible, but it takes a physician lots of time to learn how to do one correctly and what to feel for to be able to tell what is normal and what ... Read More

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