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Good day, I have pain passing out stool some times with blood. Treatment has not resolved the issue completely. Looking for a gastroenterologist who can do a colonoscopy in their rooms. I will also like to have a prostate exam done. Thanks?

Good day, I have pain passing out stool some times with blood. Treatment has not resolved the issue completely. Looking for a gastroenterologist who can do a colonoscopy in their rooms. I will also like to have a prostate exam done. Thanks?

Pain/blood w/stool: Pain & blood may be from hemorrhoids, fissures, ulcerations as in ulcerative colitis, Crohns disease or polyps, mass. Go to your nearest ER for evaluation/referral t ogastroenterology. Colonoscopies in the US are done in special surgical suites or hospitals as they are done under anesthesia, you could discuss that at your local hospital ER. A urologist is best for prostate ...Read more

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Prostate (Definition)

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


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Can my girlfriend do my prostate exam?

Can my girlfriend do my prostate exam?

No, and. ..: It is nice to know you are ahead of the game concerning prostate health. If you have some issues about urination, seek evaluation for right care. At 18, the odd to have significant prostate issue almost next to none. To help you know more on men;s voiding and life reality, go to articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble. Html, & http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. ...Read more

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Would appreciate some expert advice for a prostate exam?

Would appreciate some expert advice for a prostate exam?

Some are...: - start annual dre (digital rectal exam) at 50 for average-risk men and at 45 for the high-risk - those with fh of prostate cancer, blacks, ; agent orange exposure; its interval may adjust later.
- judicious psa test after counseling its pros ; cons.
- a professionally friendly finger can make dre reasonably comfortable.
- judicious use of prostate ultrasound ; biopsy.

More? Ask doc for detail. ...Read more

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Why are two fingers used for a prostate exam?

Why are two fingers used for a prostate exam?

Never heard of that: Prostate is examined with a single finger. It is very difficult to insert two fingers into the rectum! ...Read more

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If you get a prostate exam and like the feeling does it mean you will be gay?

If you get a prostate exam and like the feeling does it mean you will be gay?

No: Individuals who enjoy the sensation of prostate stimulation do not necessarily have a gay or bisexual sexual orientation. Gay men desire to have physical and emotional relationships with other men. This does not necessariy apply to men to enjoy anal or prostate stimulation. ...Read more

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If you are getting tested for erectile dysfuntion can you decline prostate exam?

If you are getting tested for erectile dysfuntion can you decline prostate exam?

Yes, of course: You can decline anything once you find out the risk and the benefit from your doctor, he would not push or force you for anything you do not wish to have done to you. After all it is your body...And you are in charge! ...Read more

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A few days ago I had a prostate exam. Everything was good no issues but ever since the examination I've had really bad pain in my anus.?

A few days ago I had a prostate exam. Everything was good no issues but ever since the examination I've had really bad pain in my anus.?

Anal Fissure/tear: You probabely have Anal Fissure as a result of Rectal Exam or a tear in the anal wall. Avoid constipation with high fiber diet and may need stool softner like Docusate Sodium. And plenty fluids. But if it persists see your doctor and you may be prescribed Nitroglycerine ointment 0.2% can be prescribed. It relaxes the anal sphincture and help the fissure heal. Other choice is Nifedipine cream. ...Read more

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In any normal situation, should a prostate exam cause or possibly irritate/infect the prostate? Had an exam now butthole/maybe prostate hurts?

In any normal situation, should a prostate exam cause or possibly irritate/infect the prostate? Had an exam now butthole/maybe prostate hurts?

No: With adequate lubricant, using KY jelly a prostate examination should not be painful or cause infection. (Unless the prostate was already inflamed). A anal fissure (small tear) may cause pain on examination. Consider using a stool softener for a few days & see your physician. ...Read more

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How high would DHT need to be for it to be treated? In general would it be ok to treat a abnormal DHT even if a digital prostate exam was normal?

How high would DHT need to be for it to be treated? In general would it be ok to treat a abnormal DHT even if a digital prostate exam was normal?

Treat symptoms: We do not treat high Dht levels for the numbers sake. We treat the symptoms that are the effects of high dht, such as prostate enlargement and the effects of lower urinary tract symptoms caused by dht. ...Read more

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Embarrassed about prostate exam: Is there a possibility of unintentionally getting an erection from pressure on your prostate and how common is it?

Embarrassed about prostate exam: Is there a possibility of unintentionally getting an erection from pressure on your prostate and how common is it?

Prostate exam: While there is a small risk that an erection might occur, it is nothing to be embarrassed about. It will subside quickly. Since you will not be facing the person who does the exam, it will probably go unnoticed. ...Read more

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What is the procedure for getting a prostate exam? What type of insurance coverage would I need? Do they put you to sleep to do the exam? I am afraid.

What is the procedure for getting a prostate exam? What type of insurance coverage would I need? Do they put you to sleep to do the exam? I am afraid.

Simple: Go to your doctor and the initial exam is a rectal exam to feel the prostate, if needed a blood test can be done as part of your insurance, and if there's anything abnormal a referral to the specialist can then be made. These should all be part of your care under your insurance minus the deductibles and copays. ...Read more

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What does the doctor do at 18 for a prostate exam?

What does the doctor do at 18 for a prostate exam?

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 more

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What is a digital prostate exam?

What is a digital prostate exam?

DRE: This is a fingertip exam of the prostate with a gloved finger by a physician. ...Read more

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What age to get a prostate exam?

What age to get a prostate exam?

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, start prostate exam at age 50-55. Over the past 5-10 years, significant shift in age recommendation for prostate exam has taken place resulting from more professional scrutiny. To http://www. Formefirst. Com/NewAUAPSA. Html for more detail. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be afraid of a prostate exam?

Is it normal to be afraid of a prostate exam?

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 to assess for size, consistency, and nodules. This digital examination and a blood test called psa are screening tests employed to help detect prostate cancer. ...Read more

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What to do if I may have to get a prostate exam?

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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 but not bad; keep both hip joints in at least 90-degree flexion in either standing or lateral position; open mouth, take deep breath, and relax the anus. These together will make DRE a more acceptable experience than ever. Best wish... ...Read more

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How old should u be when u get a prostate exam?

Prostate Exams: First, this vital examination should be done if you have concerns, or symptoms of problems regardless of age.

But, without symptoms, there is very little need to do a prostate exam until after forty.

A prostate exam is a small part of predicting if you have any unwanted growth or other abnormality requiring more investigation.

Do not be afraid to ask your health care provider when to examine. ...Read more

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Is it important for all men to have a prostate exam?

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 prostate cancer who should start at age 40, including a baseline psa. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: prostate exam?

What is the definition or description of: prostate exam?

Prostate Exam: A digital rectal exam where a doctor will insert a finger into the patient's rectum in order to feel the size, shape and properties of the patient's prostate. Helps evaluate for BPH and prostate cancer. ...Read more

Prostate Exam (Definition)

A digital rectal exam where a doctor will insert a finger into the patient's rectum in order to feel the size, shape and properties of the patient's prostate. Helps evaluate for ...Read more