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Finger Exam Prostate Blood Test
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
When blood test and prostate exams comes back normal, could you still have bone cancer of the iliac?
Not sure: Bone cancer has very specific imaging findings as well as symptoms. Metastatic prostate cancer to bone is a late stage disease phenomenon, and most unlikely in a 49 year old. Not sure which blood tests were normal (psa, alkaline phosphotase, ?), so am not positive how to answer this. ...Read more
Hello, I'm about to turn 41would like to start regular prostate checks ( I have no symptoms). I've been told that a blood test would be inconclusive?
PSA TEST: It depends who you are asking, the USPSTF doesn't recommend Prostate screening because it's costly and also could cause some complications during the process but per American Urological Association in your age group if there is no risk factor like family history of prostate ca and being of African descend the screening might not be beneficial, https://www.auanet.org/education/guidelines/prostat ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually no: You need at least digital rectal examination and may be a PSA. It would be prudent to let your doctor decide the tests that may be needed. You may consult this site for info. http://www.webmd.com/prostate-cancer/guide/prostate-cancer-diagnosis-tests ...Read more
PSA: The psa (prostate specific antigen) blood test is used to evaluate men for the possibily of prostate cancer. An abnormal level may be due to cancer, infection, or benign prostate enlargement. Also, prostate cancer may be present with a normal psa level. Your physician will determine if you need the test and what should be done when the results are available. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
8 week HIV blood test at drs then 13 week HIV rapid finger prick test at testing centre. Both negative. Can I believe I am HIV free?
Why am in swelling and having numbness in my fingers have had blood test and it is not my tyroid, and I have took fluid pills and they do not help, what could it be?
I had a blood test 12 days ago and my arm still hurts all down my arm including my wrist and my fingers just wondering if that is normal?
Hematoma : This is likely just a hematoma. I assume you had your blood drawn from the bend in the elbow, known as the antecubital space. On occasion, there will be some blood that escapes from the puncture site, sometimes visible, sometime not. It will take a few days to a week for the bruise to diminish and as the blood clot breaks down, you will see discoloration around the elbow. Heat may help. ...Read more
Fingers+toes almost always cold. But last blood test i had my iron levels were slightly high. What else could be the cause of my cold fingers+toes?
Hormones?: There are many possibilities, the most common is being a female. If you smoke or drink a ton of caffeine, that could also do it. Anxiety can also cause cold fingers and toes. There is disorder called raynauds where the toes and fingers can get cold, get whitish the bluish and finally red- uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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