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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Yes: Most nurse practitioners should be able to do prostate exams.

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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Prostate exam: This is a prostate examination to check the prostate. It is performed by placing into the rectum and feeling the entire prostate gland. The prostate i ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: For high-risk men, i. e., having family Hx of prostate cancer, blacks, & Agent Orange exposure, start prostate exam at 45-50; for average risk men ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Yes: Most men are a little anxious about having a prostate exam. It consists of the physician placing the index finger into the rectum to feel the prostate ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are...: I realize the digital rectal exam (DRE) is the most dreadful part of prostate exam. To ease the tension from DRE, do these: anticipate some discomfort ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
Prostate exam: It is important for all men to have a prostate exam, for men after 50 years of age. Exceptions are african-americans and men with family history of pr ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Asessmentg of the: Gland which lies internally at the base of the penis. Unfortunately, this is done with a digital rectal exam ie the clinicians finger in the patients ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Digital rectal exam: A urologist will usually do a prostate exam as part of a complete evaluation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
39 years experience General Practice
Multiple: Family practice, internal medicine, urologists just to name a few.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Danny Farahmandian
22 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Cystoscopy: Not even close.

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