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Is digital prostate exam is enough to roll out prostate cancer

Patient: I’m 30 years old male, recently diagnosed with prostatitis, the only test done was a digital prostate exam, my question, is this test enough to roll out the possibility of prostate cancer ? or should I investigate more ? I should mention the test done by a urologist

 

 

Symptoms: Difficulty urinating ,dribbling
difficulty starting stream
back pain
slightly swollen hands and feet

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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