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Anxiety Female Doctor Prostate Exam
GP checked urine for UTI,no sign of UTI. Also did prostate exam inserting finger via rectum, said was fine. Does that totally exclude Prostatis?
Stress, worrying, apprehension... no matter what you call it, anxiety is a natural part of life. You can't escape anxiety, however we can all find healthier ways to manage it. There are many things we can do to help manage our anxiety - including meditation, exercise, and cutting back on stimulants ...Read more
Reflection: Many people have anxiety about medical doctors for various reasons. It is important to talk about these anxieties with your doctor and consider different ways to help you challenge your anxiety. Avoiding situations that make people anxious will only worsen the anxiety/phobia with time. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Prostate exam: We do not typically do prostate examinations on an 18 year old. Typically we check this at age 40 for hispanic and african americans, and at 50 for caucasians and asians, mainly due to the increased risk at these age groups for prostate cancer. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
What is average age for prostate exam? Just had physical with new doctor. She said 50 years old. I'm 43, my old doctor was doing them even in my 30s
I get an erection every 20 minutes, seen my doctor they said nothing was wrong and my girlfriend gave me a prostate exam using latex gloves (felt good?
Does a prostate exam hurt? I’m in my 40s, so i think my doctor might want to do a prostate exam at my next checkup. I’m afraid it’s going to hurt. Is there any way i can make it hurt less?
During a prostate exam, if I get a hard erection and need to ejaculate, will the doctor help in this process?
Depends: First, you should have no reservations about a female doing your exam. If you are just too timid or bashful for a female to do your exam, see how she feels about it. A frank and open discussion should be had. If a male professional is available, perhaps this is not an issue to ask for. Otherwise, you need to plan ahead to find a place where only males provide this care. Ask and be open. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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