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

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Dr. Robert Lim
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Robert Lim
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