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Age 52. Family hist ovarian c.Inter menstral bleeding. Doc visit NO bimanual exam. Book ultrsound. Concerned. Shouldnt doc bimanual?
First 2 annual gyno apt, doctor has not preformed a breast exam or rectal exam- only does pap & bimanual quickly. Is this something I should ask for?
Depend...: Nowadays, for average-risk men between 55 and 69, check it once every 2 years; for high-risk ones - family hx of prostate cancer, black men, agent orange exposure - check it yearly. Remember the frequency of checking prostate has evolve and change fast and drastically over the past 5-7 years resulting from closer professional and industrial scrutiny; surely, such trend will continue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer