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What can I expect in a physical as an over 50 year old man?

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Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Head to toe

A good head to toe exam that includes a digital rectal exam; although this should be postponed until after the blood is drawn for the psa.
Drawing the blood after the dre may result in a falsely elevated psa and cause and unnecessary scare for prostate cancer.

In brief: Head to toe

A good head to toe exam that includes a digital rectal exam; although this should be postponed until after the blood is drawn for the psa.
Drawing the blood after the dre may result in a falsely elevated psa and cause and unnecessary scare for prostate cancer.
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
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Dr. Paul Cohen
there should also be discussion about undergoing a colonoscopy, and scheduling time for an electrocardiogram(EKG)
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