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Do nurse practitioners do prostate exams?

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Dr. Phillip Porch answered

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Yes: Most nurse practitioners should be able to do prostate exams.

Answered 9/9/2020

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Dr. Thomas Rohde answered

Specializes in Anti-Aging Medicine

Yes: The issue is do they know what to do with the data they encounter during the exam. If their finger isn't "trained" can they grade the size of the prostate or determine if a specific finding is ok or suspicious??? Ask what their experience level is.

Answered 3/17/2021

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