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I'm having an urology appointment in a few weeks. what can I

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JA: Hi. How can I help?
Customer: I'm having an urology appointment in a few weeks. what can I expect?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: i have not. I'm taking keppra and atenlol
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: right testicular pain and frequent urgency to uriinate
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: i've had it for a few weeks. sitting or lying down makes it worse
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 days ago.

how old are you?

your urologist will check your urine and do a finger rectal exam to feel the size of your prostate

they may check your blood PSA level as well.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
What will the exam feel like? I'm 23
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 days ago.

it is a finger in the rectum exam to feel the prostate

he will do a testicle exam to feel your testicles as well to feel for lumps and bumps.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Will he do a cystoscopy?
Customer: replied 11 days ago.
How long does the rectum exam last?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 days ago.

no, they won't do a cystoscopy.

the rectal exam last for a few seconds.

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Okay thank you
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 days ago.

you are welcome

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