What Is a Prostate Exam?
A prostate exam is one of the procedures or tests doctors recommend for males, particularly men who are middle aged and older. For many reasons, some men do not get a yearly prostate exam as recommended, and those who never have had the procedure done...
A rectal examination, commonly called prostate exam, is an internal examination
of the rectum performed by a physician or other healthcare professional.
Sep 16, 2014 ... An informative guide on how to approach a prostate exam.
Mar 14, 2013 ... A prostate exam to rule out prostate cancer is nothing to be afraid of. Find out
what to expect from a prostate patient and a prostate specialist.
Question: Prostate Exam
- What is the Doctor Looking for?
Answer: During a prostate exam
, also called a digital rectal exam
, the doctor will feel the prostate
with gloved, lubricated fingers. If abnormalities are found, the doctor may order more tests and possible sch... More »
Nov 11, 2013 ... Good news for all the over-40 men out there: we don't need routine screening for
prostate cancer. More to the point, we don't need to subject ...
Sep 30, 2014 ... A digital rectal exam can be used to detect abnormalities of the prostate or
After this discussion, those men who want to be screened should be tested with
the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. The digital rectal exam (DRE) may
The screening comprises a PSA blood test, a digital rectal exam, and a
transrectal ultrasound. "Very few, if any, aggressive prostate cancers escape (this
Nov 25, 2014 ... Learn more about what to expect during a prostate examination.