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Is it normal to be afraid of a prostate exam?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
In brief: Yes indeed!
To be brave, act brave.
Just before the finger goes in, push down like you're having a bowel movement. It won't hurt so much. It doesn't feel nice and the idea is yucky -- but it's a life-saver.

In brief: Yes indeed!
To be brave, act brave.
Just before the finger goes in, push down like you're having a bowel movement. It won't hurt so much. It doesn't feel nice and the idea is yucky -- but it's a life-saver.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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