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What is a digital prostate exam?
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Dr. James Krick
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In brief: DRE
This is a fingertip exam of the prostate with a gloved finger by a physician.

In brief: DRE
This is a fingertip exam of the prostate with a gloved finger by a physician.
Dr. James Krick
Dr. James Krick
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In brief: Prostate exam
This is a prostate examination to check the prostate.
It is performed by placing into the rectum and feeling the entire prostate gland. The prostate is checked for any irregularities such as firmness, nodules, tenderness, etc. As these may be related to various clinical conditions including prostate cancer.

In brief: Prostate exam
This is a prostate examination to check the prostate.
It is performed by placing into the rectum and feeling the entire prostate gland. The prostate is checked for any irregularities such as firmness, nodules, tenderness, etc. As these may be related to various clinical conditions including prostate cancer.
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